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​​​Current Responsibilities
Kayma Liburd approaches Commercial Real Estate from a different lens. Her methodology includes a combination of organizational behavior and business operations. Prior to beginning her career at JLL she worked at a prominent Wall Street firm providing research, analysis, and recommendations to her Institutional clients regarding stocks and bonds. After a few years, she transitioned to Management Consulting where she focused on Strategic Business Operations for Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Liburd played an integral role in providing strategic cost saving plans to help distressed companies.

Kayma brings those experiences to Commercial Real Estate where she critically analyzes the current state of an organization and helps them evaluate their future state as it relates to cost savings, work place, and employee retention. Ms. Liburd thoroughly enjoys helping organizations execute their plans when the Real Estate phase commences. 

Kayma’s portfolio ranges from professional services firms to not- for- profits. She believes that all companies’ missions are similar and that is to create an environment where employees thrive which translates into a successful organization.

Experience

  • Bread for the World  -  26,000 RSF
  • Families USA  - 18,000 RSF
  • Bessemer Trust  - 11,000 RSF
  • Align Staffing – 9,000 RSF
  • Berkeley Research Group  - 6,000 RSF 
  • Every Voice Center  - 6,000 RSF
  • University of Pennsylvania  - 3,500 RSF
  • Florida International University – 3,500 RSF

Education and Affiliations
In addition to commercial real estate, Kayma is a coach at Girls on the Run in Washington, DC. She also sits on the board for Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship which is program that provides inner city youth with skills to start a business. Most recently, Kayma was a member of the Woman and Wine fundraising auction committee which supports The Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University. She also participates in Cycle for Survival which supports research for rare cancers at Sloan Kettering Memorial hospital in New York City. 

In her spare time Kayma enjoys all outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. She graduated from Bowdoin College with a B.A. in History and Government and she also studied at the University of Durban at Natal in South Africa, where she developed a thesis on Reconciliation Development post – apartheid.​