Lisa Hicks

Assistant Vice President, Development & Acquisitions


Lisa Hicks is responsible for providing assistance to the Vice President, Development & Acquisitions. She has contributed to the successful completion of McGuire owned new-build, adaptive reuse and historic tax credit real estate development projects, both in an owner’s representation and project management capacity, and possesses expertise in CRE financial modelling, project budgeting and tracking, construction project accounting, and CRE project management.  Lisa’s role also involves a finance and asset management component which includes, working together with the Chief Financial Officer, to source, manage, assess and report on debt investments. 

Originating from Toronto, her past specialization was in contract and lease negotiation for large commercial retail developers: First Capital Realty, Ivanhoe Cambridge and Morguard Investments.  Lisa’s experience and her thorough understanding of the local commercial real estate market, render her an essential asset as Assistant Vice President on the Development & Acquisitions team. Lisa serves as a Board Member on Fillmore Forward, a member of the Urban Land Institute, and a member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative.

Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from McMaster University and a Masters of Science in Architecture, specializing in Real Estate Development, from the University at Buffalo.

Lisa brings over 13 years of commercial real estate experience from combined Western New York and Southern Ontario (Canada) markets.



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