Sharon Haggard has over 15 years’ of experience in retail real estate portfolio management which she developed during her time working with global specialty retailers. She is an expert in mall and outlets and has managed entire portfolios, handled expansion/growth opportunities, performed renewals, short term extensions, relocations and subleases.
Most recently, she co-managed the North American Real Estate Department for Tapestry Inc. and was responsible for more than half the Tapestry portfolio—including powerhouse retail brands Coach, Kate Spade New York and Stuart Weitzman. Prior to this, Sharon held posts at Chico’s FAS Inc. and Open Realty Advisors. As Director of Real Estate at Chico’s, she was responsible for all aspects of the company’s Global Outlet Real Estate activity. She also managed and led tactical transactions for full-price locations in a wide range of states.
Sharon is Vice President of the Council of Developers of Outlet Centers & Retailers (DOC&R). She is an active speaker for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
Sharon is a graduate of Florida State University and holds real estate licenses in both Florida and Georgia.