Isabella (Izzy) Ferrozzo has been named a senior associate at Evoke Partners, a recently launched advisory and services firm whose expertise is at the intersection of where commercial real estate, energy and disruptive technology meet and can have a significant impact on cost savings and operational efficiencies.
The announcement was made by the firm’s founders, Ra’eesa Motala, SIOR, president, and Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, CEO. Ferrozzo will work with clients across the country and be based in Minneapolis.
As senior associate at Evoke Partners, Ferrozzo is responsible for delivering precise, innovative, and measurable solutions and outcomes for Evoke’s commercial real estate and related clients and projects. She also serves as the director of procurement for Op2mize Energy, an affiliated company that provides comprehensive energy procurement strategies and related services to property owners and space users. Her areas of focus include revenue and strategy development, customer acquisition and retention, product and pricing strategy, market analysis and forecasting, and compliance.
Before joining Evoke Partners, Ferrozzo was a commercial real estate broker with Hempel Real Estate in Minneapolis. As a broker, she was engaged with office, industrial and retail tenants and owners to provide solutions to their real estate needs. In the process, Ferrozzo made contributions delivering invaluable lease administration, analytical, problem solving, organizational management skills.
Ferrozzo is a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she earned a B.A. in political science with a minor in leadership.
Evoke Partners was formally launched last month to help ‘future-proof’ its clients and deliver exponential, ROI-driven results, drawing on the founders vast experiences in the most relevant and forward-looking innovation aspects and opportunities of the corporate occupier, commercial real estate development, and energy ecosystems.
The company has started with a well-formed critical mass: an established, active base of clients, early-stage development projects underway across the U.S., and significant investment positions in several notable or upcoming property technology or “PropTech” firms.
Evoke Partners’ multi-faceted forward-looking platform leverages established best practices in commercial real estate, energy, and disruptive technologies to deliver unprecedented services and results to its real estate and energy clients. In aggregate, the founders of Evoke Partners have completed more than 100 million square feet of client projects in 147 cities, 45 states and 14 countries. The financial consideration of those assignments totals more than $2.1 billion. Additionally, Op2mize Energy clients have realized total energy supply savings (in kWh and/or Therms) exceeding $15 million.