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Current responsibilities
Ms. Pearl leads Retail Strategy Services (RSS) a specialty retail/multi-site consulting service within JLL. Cynthia is responsible for identifying client solutions such as customized, statistically based sales forecasting tools and market strategies for retailers, Retail Tenant Mix Optimization for shopping center owners/investors, and patient profiles and market deployment strategies for healthcare networks.

Cynthia is a senior retail research professional with more than 20 years of experience. She has notable expertise in assisting big box retailers, specialty retailers, service providers, financial institutions, developers and investors in achieving their real estate strategies. She and her team deliver the retail analytics to clients in customized GIS tools, including their proprietary Precision tool. This custom application runs on ESRI’s ARC GIS On-line and is driven by the RSS team’s SQL server tools.  Prior to joining JLL, Cynthia worked as a Director of Research with The Standard Group, where she led the research and Geographic Information System services. At Kmart, Cynthia specialized in acquisition analysis and creating market strategies, particularly in urban environments. She started her career as a location analyst at Thompson Associates (now Pitney Bowes Predictive Analytics).

Education and Affiliations

  • Member ICSC
  • Master of Arts, Geography, specializing in Urban Economic Development, University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Affaiars, University of Cincinnati

Active Clients

  • T-Mobile
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Highmark Health
  • Charleston Area Medical Center
  • First Tech Federal Credit Union
  • Bar Louie
  • Stein Mart
  • Smokey Bones
  • Farrow and Ball

Recent Engagements

  • The Limited
  • EZ Pawn
  • Webster Bank
  • Brunswick Zone
  • Brookshire's Grocery
  • Port of San Diego
  • Crocker Galleria
  • UC Channel Islands
  • Olive View Medical Center
  • Coda
  • Ecotality