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What You Don’t Know About Roberta Liss

Baltimore Office

Title: EVP of leasing and marketing, BECO Management
Recent Accolade: To be honored in December among Jewish Women International’s 10 Women to Watch
Company: Owns and manages over 7.1M SF of office, flex, and warehouse in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and Illinois
Focus: Leasing BECO portfolio’s to 95% and expanding it
Memorable projects: Repped The Property Group in Kaiser Permanente's 220k SF lease in DC’s at Station Place in 2009; last month’s acquisition of Motorola's 1.1M SF former campus in suburban Chicago
Also on resume: B.F. Saul, Barnes Morris, Charles E. Smith, Trammell Crow, and CBRE
Hometown: Margate, NJ
Current home: Potomac, Md.
College: Penn State, architectural engineering
First job: Running Atlantic City hotel’s snack bar in 7th grade
In another life: Motivational speaker


Family: Husband Morris (above), three stepdaughters, seven grandchildren, and dear old Mom
Favorite restaurant: Home—husband went to chef school
Movie: Nephew was on Frozen’s animation team
Book: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Vacation spot: Italy, Greece, and Canadian Rockies
Daily habit: Talking self into being positive
Guilty pleasure: Creating new cocktails; anything with ginger
Dream project: Developing programs for women’s empowerment and success
Most admires: Thomas Jefferson, Golda Meir, Todd Beamer (United Flight 93)
Bucket list: Hiking in New Zealand
Startling fact: “I went diving with sharks in the Bahamas and survived."