Managing Director Head of Development and Construction - East Coast
Mariana joined Cain International’s Real Estate Equity team in 2023. She brings over 30 years of experience in the field of design, development and construction of retail, commercial, residential, life science and mixed-use lifestyle centers.
Before joining Cain International, Mariana worked for BentallGreenOak as managing director - head of U.S. construction, where she was responsible for providing oversight on the development and redevelopment projects for all asset classes throughout the United States.
Prior to BentallGreenOak, Mariana worked for RXR Realty as a project executive, where she was responsible for providing leadership to construction operations and project management teams. Prior to that she worked at Forest City Ratner Companies as vice president of design and construction and at The LeFrak Organization as project manager.
Mariana holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from Bucharest University of Construction. She has been certified by the U.S. Green Building Council as a LEED accredited professional and by OSHA for construction site safety.
Mariana is a member of WX New York Women Executives an organization that promotes the advancement of women in commercial real estate. She has previously served on the board of directors for Chasham, a NYC Art Organization and served on the committee for SheBuilds Rebuilding Together NYC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income residents of New York City.