Influencers in Retail

SRS Real Estate Partners
Joining SRS Real Estate Partners in 2005 after a 30-year career with CBRE, Ray Uttenhove utilizes her extensive industry background within her role as EVP & managing principal at the company. Maintaining a significant track record of providing comprehensive real estate and consulting services to retailers and owners, she has successfully directed strategic multi-market expansion planning and implementation for some of the best retailers in the country. Representing decade-long clients, such as the TJX Corporation, Williams-Sonoma/West Elm, Gap/Old Navy/Banana Republic/Athleta and AMC Theaters, Uttenhove’s goal is to consistently open high-volume profitable stores for her clients. Shaping the company’s tenant representation practice, Uttenhove has incorporated brokerage, corporate services and national research, while implementing best practices. Building a diverse team of high producers within recent years, she has grown the firm’s Atlanta office to 20 brokers, while doubling revenues and leading a diversity and inclusion initiative. In 2017 and 2018, Uttenhove was recognized as Atlanta’s number one broker. She has additionally been a top producer within SRS every year throughout her 19-year company career. In addition to receiving the company’s coveted chairman’s award, she has received countless industry awards and she has served on numerous industry boards, including the SRS Board of Directors. A passionate advocate for industry diversity, Uttenhove aims to promote and advance women into leadership positions through mentorship and sponsorships.