Cleita joined Urbis Partners as a Principal and co-owner in 2005. Cleita worked as an REO Asset Manager for Pacific First Bank (subsequently sold to Washington Mutual) for five years prior to beginning her brokerage career at Grubb & Ellis in 1995 then transitioned to the Trammell Crow Company in 1998 as an office broker. She took over overseeing Trammell Crow’s office leasing division in 2003 as Senior Vice President. Cleita has represented tenants such as The Boeing Company for a 312,000 RSF lease, Hasbro for multiple 110,000 RSF leases and Regence BlueShield in the disposition of excess office properties in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham and Yakima. Sample current clients include: Walton Street Capital, Blackrock Realty, Brookfield Properties, Shorenstein, L&B Realty Advisors, Garrison Investments and AEW Real Estate.
In the past 12 months Cleita has completed over $100 million of lease transactions and has participated in the asset disposition of Westlake Center and Metropolitan Park East & West. Cleita is an active member of NAIOP, CREW, the Downtown Seattle Association and participates in fundraising for Technology for Kids, American Foundation for Children with Aids, and Boy Scouts of America.
University of Florida, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1986