Fort Worth, Texas – The Woodmont Company, a national retail real estate company specializing in brokerage, development and property management, has named 25-year industry veteran Gwen MacKenzie as President of Brokerage Services.  MacKenzie will be charged with growing the firm's brokerage business.  The Woodmont Company has also promoted several executives including:

Karen Mitchell: Promoted to Executive Vice President, Mitchell specializes in landlord representation and tenant representation.  Mitchell previously held real estate positions with Developers Diversified Realty and Walmart.

Peter Jacobsen: Promoted to Vice President, Jacobsen specializes in the development of shopping centers and build-to-suits for national credit tenants.

Trip Green: Promoted to Vice President, Green specializes in landlord representation for development and redevelopment projects as well as restaurants regarding their real estate needs.

Grant Gary: Promoted to Vice President, Grant specializes in development and brokerage.

Bryan Dyer: Promoted to Vice President, Dyer specializes in landlord representation.

"Gwen is the perfect person to oversee our brokerage growth because of her longstanding experience in the retail industry and her understanding of providing premier client service, " said Stephen Coslik, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Woodmont Company. "Our goal is to continue finding ways to better serve our clients on a local, regional and national level."

MacKenzie brings more than 25 years of retail experience to The Woodmont Company. Previously, she excelled in roles with Federal Realty Investment Trust, Sperry Van Ness and Donahue Schriber where she secured more than $750 million in transactions, working with national publically traded REITs, prominent investment funds, life companies, teachers' pension funds, regional developers, private investors and major institutional owners.

MacKenzie is a cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University's George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management.  She earned the Senior Certified Leasing Specialist(SCLS) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Founded in 1980, The Woodmont Company is a full-service commercial real estate company headquartered in Dallas/Ft Worth Texas. The Woodmont Company specializes in retail real estate and has expertise in ground-up development, redevelopment, asset management, property management, investment sales, marketing and leasing of regional malls, outlet centers, power centers, community centers, lifestyle centers, neighborhood centers and specialty centers. The Woodmont Company has developed more than 15 million square feet of retail real estate throughout the United States with a value of more than $4 billion and currently owns, manages and/or leases more than 15 million square feet of shopping centers, including third party management and leasing for institutional clients, realty advisors and private investors.