- Douglas Elliman Development Marketing has announced today that Lisa Schwert has joined the firm as Senior Vice President of Planning and Design. In this position, Lisa will oversee the Planning and Design Department to provide innovative design leadership in the pre-development of residential and mixed-use new developments further reinforcing Douglas Elliman Development Marketing’s visionary strategic planning and multidisciplinary expertise.
Lisa joins the firm after achieving great success at a 13-year tenure at SHoP Architects.
“Douglas Elliman Development Marketing is a leader in residential development and a collaborator on some of the world’s most iconic luxury projects,” said Lisa Schwert.
With over a decade of significant design industry experience, Lisa has spearheaded large-scale, complex, and high-profile projects including Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, the Domino Sugar Redevelopment Master Plan in Brooklyn and Barclays Center Urban Experience in Brooklyn. As an Associate Principal at SHoP Architects, she was a key senior member of the leadership team in setting the strategic direction of the company and overseeing master planning and mixed-use developments all over the world.
“We are thrilled to have Lisa join our team reinforcing our innovative design expertise and growth. She is an outstanding addition,” said Leslie Wilson, Senior Executive Vice President and Managing Director, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing. “The Planning and Design Department is integral to elevating the strategy we provide for our clients”, said Susan de França, President & CEO, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, “Lisa’s creativity, leadership skills and design expertise will further strengthen our team and our mission of providing the highest level of unparalleled service to the renowned international developers, architects and interior designers with whom we work.”