As Senior Director of Corporate Occupier Accounts with Franklin Street, Laura Stephens guides users of commercial and office space in their real estate strategies throughout the Southeast and nationally.
Based in Atlanta, Ms. Stephens brings 13 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, working with and representing a wide variety of occupiers, from small businesses to major international corporations. Throughout her career, she has taken on diverse roles overlapping in the areas of tenant representation, corporate real estate, finance, sales, sustainability initiatives and project management. This experience allows her to expertly represent clients in complex lease negotiations, developing repositioning strategies for commercial properties, managing corporate real estate portfolios and more.
Prior to joining Franklin Street, Stephens served as senior director of global real estate with Equifax. Before that, she spent nine years with Cushman & Wakefield where she primarily represented office tenants.
Ms. Stephens sits on the board of Synartis Capital, a private equity and advisory firm specializing in commercial real estate assets throughout the Southeast.
- Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors – Multi-year Million Dollar Club Winner
Passion about education, Ms. Stephens sits as a founding board member of The Anchor School in Atlanta. She is also a co-founder of FSU’s Executive Roundtable.
- Florida State University, MBA with a specialization in Real Estate
- Auburn University, Bachelor of Science