Margaret B. Sowell, CRE, Founding Principal

Margaret B. Sowell, CRE, Founding Principal of Real Estate Strategies, Inc., has more than 35 years of real estate and economic development experience.

Email: Margaret B. Sowell


Elizabeth M. Beckett, CRE, President

Elizabeth M. Beckett, CRE, has more than 20 years of real estate consulting experience, including five years in the real estate advisory service practices of major national accounting and consulting firms.

Email: Elizabeth M. Beckett


James Hamilton, Associate

James Hamilton is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy where he received a Master of Planning degree with a concentration in Economic Development.

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Stephen L. Kazanjian, Project Manager

Stephen Kazanjian has worked in the industry for over 20 years and has extensive experience in community and urban economic development.

Email: Stephen L. Kazanjian


Deborah L. Brett, Project Manager

Deborah Brett has extensive experience conducting market analyses and formulating development strategies for retail, residential and office properties.

Email: Deborah L. Brett 


Kate Neuman, Research Associate

Kate Neuman brings public sector housing policy, economic development, real estate transaction, and research expertise to RES market and economic development assignments.

Email: Kate Neuman