Margot Caruso joined Western Retail Advisors in 2020 as a licensed Real Estate Associate. Based out of the Orange County office, she specializes in tenant and landlord representation in the Orange County, greater Los Angeles, and Inland Empire markets.
On the tenant side, Margot focuses on assisting with the Southern California market expansion strategies for national retailer accounts, including Mattress Firm, Five Below, PetSmart, and local brands such as Dave’s Hot Chicken, Board & Brew, Salons By JC, and Reborn Coffee. Margot has assisted landlords such as Kornwasser, Piccard Financial, and Raider Hill Advisors in the leasing and sales of their retail assets. She specializes in utilizing best-in-class industry analytic tools to lead marketing efforts and helps provide in-depth market knowledge and advisory services to her clients.
She joined WRA after launching CBRE’s retail-flex office concept as Market Sales Manager in Irvine, California. Before working in commercial real estate, Margot worked in Chicago as an Account Director for a healthcare data analytics firm striving to reduce patient suffering and minimize physician burnout. Margot graduated from Clemson University with a B.S in Health Sciences and Business Administration.
She is pleased to be a member of the Newport Beach Foundation ‘Distinguished Citizens’ of 2021 class and an active member at ICSC.