Tiffany Yao is a Managing Director and ESG Lead with Newmark’s Global Corporate Services Workplace Strategy & Human Experience consulting practice. Yao’s role is to create, build and lead successful project teams to provide industry-changing strategies, workplace design and innovation to advance client interests and practice objectives. A visual and dynamic communicator, Yao delivers holistic workplace strategies, space guidelines and design aspirations that support research and champion emerging trends to both challenge and address diverse business needs. As a subject matter expert, Yao represents Sustainability & ESG Consulting with profound experience and grounding knowledge to support both internal and external engagement efforts.
Throughout her career, Yao has demonstrated success in strategic project management and the execution of complex initiatives, with the ability to identify critical success factors and align real estate with business goals.
Prior to joining Newmark, she worked for a decade as a lead interior designer, amassing extensive knowledge creating healthy built environments. Yao’s experience enables her to integrate holistic wellbeing into clients’ workplace strategy to build a stronger workforce. Yao also served as an Adjunct Professor at New York School of Interior Design, educating the next generation of industry professionals.
Partial Client List
- S4 Capital
- Madison Square Garden
- Valley Bank
- Rialto Capital
- Berkeley Research Group
- Downtown Music Group
- Designer Brands
- Julie Vos
- Girl Scouts
- Community Access
- The Council for Interior Design Qualification
- Licensed Interior Designer in New York State
- U.S.Green Building Council
- International Well Building Institute
Yao graduated from New York School of Interior Design with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design.