Mr. Ashforth joined Lincoln Property Company in 2016 and serves as Senior Vice President and Manager in the Northeast region. His market focus is Connecticut and Westchester County. Mr. Ashforth is responsible for developing and directing new business, sourcing and underwriting new investments for clients and the firm and recruiting. Mr. Ashforth manages brokerage operations and actively services and executes on leasing and sales assignments in these markets.
Prior to joining Lincoln, Mr. Ashforth was a Principal at Transwestern, joining them in 2011. He managed and led the Connecticut office for Transwestern that included developing and executing on all brokerage business and recruiting. Prior to Transwestern, Mr. Ashforth was Senior Vice President of Investments for The Ashforth Company. He joined Ashforth’s Investment Department in 1999 and was responsible for developing and executing Ashforth’s East Coast acquisition program. Prior to joining Ashforth, Mr. Ashforth was employed by Hines, where he held responsibilities in acquisitions, management, leasing and redevelopment of class “A” commercial properties in New York City and Connecticut.
Mr. Ashforth began his 33 year career in real estate in 1985 for Ashforth’s Management Services Division as a Property Manager responsible for two premier office buildings in Fairfield County, Connecticut as well as third party assignments.
Mr. Ashforth holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio and a Masters of Science in Real Estate from New York University in New York as well as a RPA designation from BOMA. He is a member of REFA and is a former board member and Chairman, of Family Centers a social services and early childhood not-for-profit located in Greenwich, Connecticut.