Karen Gargaro has more than 6 years of diverse retail experience with both tenant and landlord leasing. Karen’s in-depth knowledge of retail brands add to her expertise in representing a wide variety of local and national retailers.
Karen has been a Sales Associate at Mid-America Real Estate-Michigan, Inc. since 2012. Karen’s product portfolio ranges from multi-tenant pad centers to 150,000+ square foot power centers. Her responsibilities include marketing retail space to prospective tenants and advising clients on deal structure as well as negotiating with tenants from letter of intent through lease execution. Karen handles leasing for several corporate clients, including: Kimco Realty, The Kroenke Group, Viking Partners, Lormax Stern Development, Sally Beauty/Cosmoprof and others. Karen has quickly become a valued member of Mid-America’s Real Estate team.
Karen is a graduate of Oakland University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) where she holds the title of Co-Chair for the Next Generation committee. Karen’s responsibilities as Co-Chair are to organize events, create relationships and facilitate deal making.