Westmount Realty Capital names three female leaders to senior-level director roles with the firm’s Dallas office. These promotions are being highlighted on International Women’s Day, a day of recognition across the globe to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women as well as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality, including the workforce.
Julie Butticarlo was promoted to senior director, asset management. In 2018, Butticarlo joined the Dallas office as the director of asset management and has worked in various markets including Atlanta, Cincinnati, Columbus (Ohio), Dallas and Minneapolis. Butticarlo immediately became a top producer and has completed over 90 transactions totaling 3.4 million square feet. In addition, she spearheaded five major sales transactions that included Garland Logistics Park, named a Dallas Business Journal “Best Real Estate Deals of 2020” finalist, as well as the Gwinnett portfolio transaction, a 1.2-million-square-foot master-planned business park in Atlanta which provided significant returns to the original partnership. She is a member of the Dallas chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women, is a designated Certified Commercial Investment Member through the North Texas CCIM and holds her Texas Real Estate Brokers License.
Ginny Goldsmith was promoted to senior director, property management. Goldsmith leads the Dallas commercial property management team and helped reorganize the firm’s property management teams in Chicago. Throughout her past five years at Westmount, Goldsmith had implemented various best practices for commercial property management and other departments, helping improve and streamline company operations. She has implemented strategies that have yielded better rent collections, nearing 100%, even throughout the pandemic. She has improved the firm’s operational effectiveness and efficiency with the addition of a tenant portal and maintenance tracking system. Before joining Westmount, Goldsmith worked in commercial property management for other Dallas-area companies. She is a member of the Dallas chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women, is a designated Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management and received the IREM Rising Star Award in 2013.
Barbara Georgakis has been promoted to senior controller. She joined the Dallas office in 2015 as the corporate controller and proved to be a pioneering leader in the commercial accounting, tax, treasury and technology teams. During her time with the company, Georgakis has successfully built out internal company platforms to improve efficiency while consistently receiving positive feedback from both her industry peers and vendor partners. Drawing on her previous experience as a controller for other Dallas-area companies, Georgakis’ hard work and tremendous efforts have been a key driver in Westmount’s growth since joining the company more than six years ago. Georgakis is a certified public accountant, has her Bachelor of Business Administration from Marshall University and has been involved with Financial Executives International.