SACRAMENTO — Voit Real Estate Services has hired Susan Doris as an asset manager in its Sacramento office to increase the company’s Asset Services business in Northern California and Reno, according to Kevin Sheehan, managing director of Voit’s Sacramento office. Doris brings more than 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry to Voit.
In her new role, Doris will be responsible for business development and the implementation of strategies to maximize value and minimize risk for Voit’s clients. She will liaise with lenders such as banks, insurance companies, special servicers and public-sector entities that are controlling under-performing or distressed assets in order to provide strategic counsel as part of Voit’s asset services platform.
“Through her 25 years of service in commercial real estate, Susan has built a reputation for success and integrity in the industry,” said Sheehan. “Susan will provide service and value to our clients by contributing to the integrated solutions for which Voit is known.”
Prior to joining Voit, Doris served as managing director of National Leasing at Equity Office Properties where she launched a national strategic broker program that integrated the company’s national broker accounts. She was successful in coordinating broker relationships and office transactions with local leasing managers across a 125 million square-foot portfolio. As director of Leasing for Equity Office Properties and Cornerstone Properties, she was responsible for overseeing the marketing and leasing for the company’s properties in Sacramento, the East Bay, and Seattle, Washington. At Equity Office Properties, Doris specialized in broker relations; lease negotiations; management of third party brokers; financial review and credit negotiations; construction; and legal team management.
Doris was on the development team at William Wilson & Associates, and for nine years as marketing manager she executed all leasing and marketing for a premier 30-story, Class A high rise in Sacramento. In this position, Doris opened the company’s Sacramento office and handled all leasing for the building, successfully achieving a premier tenant roster.
Doris began her career in commercial real estate as a Coldwell Banker broker in both San Jose and Sacramento. There Doris represented both the landlord/seller and tenant/buyer side for office, R&D, land and industrial properties in those markets.
Doris earned her degree in Economics from the University of California, Davis, and is on the Board of Directors for River City Food Bank.