Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal — Executive Women in Business — October 25 - November 7, 2013 — 11C


Executive Women in Business

Cindy McDonnell Feinberg , Feinberg Real Estate Advisors, LLC The key to my success is my incredibly supportive and understanding family

business aggressively with a good-nature approach to the transaction. Additionally, I have always thought of my clients and other commer- cial real estate brokers as my partners. It allows me to look for win/win situations and helps me manage my business effectively. Community Services and Involvement I’ve always believed that giving back to the commu- nity and being involved in community programs is im- portant. I’ve been a school board director to help stay involved in educational pro- grams, board member of

and other commercial real estate agents to help widen my sphere of influence in the region. I established finan- cial goals to help keep me on track and prove to myself that I could develop business quickly. What unique qualities and/or personality traits do you feel makes you most successful in your profession? I’m an amiable driver. If you have taken any social, style, sales, skills training you’ll know it’s a unique combination of personalities for a sales person. It’s al- lows me to develop and close

Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley to help women and children, chairperson of a community foundation to help raise funds for facilities and an active board member for the Lehigh Northamp- ton Airport Authority, and Lehigh County Industrial Development Authority to help develop economic de- velopment programs in the region. Tell us a little about your family. My husband and I just celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary. We have two charming children who make continued on page 14C

e l l us how and when you began your career in the Real estate organizations/ affiliations: CCIM Institute, Crew Lehigh Valley, NAR, Tristate Commercial Alliance, ULI T Cindy McDonnell Feinberg, Principal & Co-Founder Company: Feinberg Real EstateAdvisors, LLC Type : Commercial Real Estate

estate to help me understand the possible opportunities. I began taking CCIM courses and developing my portfolio for consideration of the desig- nation and I began network- ing with developers, bankers

profession you are in? I worked in the computer industry for twenty-three years. The first fifteen years were with a computer man- ufacturer, Digital Equip- ment Corporation. I joined a startup software firm, BEA Systems in 2007, traveled the world and experienced one of the most exhilarating professional experiences of my life while participating in the incredible growth of technology. To get off the “road” and begin focusing on local businesses I joined Markward Group, now Col- liers, in 2004 and began my second career in commercial real estate. I focused on in- vestment sales, office tenant representation and obtain- ing my Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2006. In late 2005, I was approached by the newly elected Lehigh County Executive, Don Cun- ningham, to join his admin- istration as the Director of Community and Economic Development. I joined the administration and for eight years I helped businesses relocate and/or expand in Lehigh County. I returned to commercial real estate on September 30, 2013 when I co-founded Feinberg Real Estate Advisors, LLC with my husband and partner, Gregg. What were some of your early goals? When I decided to estab- lish a career in the com- mercial real estate field I realized I had to approach the profession the same way I did all my other positions, with expertise, enthusiasm, knowledge and superior cli- ent service. I surrounded myself with experts in all aspects of commercial real

Cindy McDonnell Feinberg, CCIM Immediate Past Director of Community and Economic Development for Lehigh County and Gregg M. Feinberg, Esq. are pleased to announce the opening of FEINBERG REAL ESTATE ADVISORS, LLC Feinberg Real Estate Advisors (FREA) specializes in commercial and industrial brokerage, investment sales, development counseling, government relations, real estate law, real estate closings and real estate title insurance. FREA offers a unique value proposition in the commercial real estate brokerage industry.We call it "From Contact to Closing".

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