After a 17-year career with the University of Arizona Tech Park, Molly Gilbert joined Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR specializing in the sale and lease of Tucson office properties. While at the Tech Park, she led many initiatives, including Community Engagement efforts, managing community, government, university, and tenant relations. Molly is a co-founder of the Arizona Center for Innovation, one of the oldest business incubation programs in the state. She helped start numerous initiatives designed to bring stakeholders together and promote workforce development including the Arizona Business Incubator Association, Next Steps for Vets, Tucson Innovation Partnership, and Racing the Sun. She has written grants resulting in over $5 million in federal funding. Molly was the project manager for The Bridges and oversaw the construction of infrastructure improvements on the property. She has also worked as a middle school educator, retail store manager, and entrepreneur.
An active Tucsonan, Molly has served on numerous boards including the Metropolitan Education Commission (MEC), Pima County Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Tucson Urban League, the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona’s African American Legacy Foundation, and as an advisor for SARSEF (Southern Arizona Regional Science and Engineering Foundation).
Molly was born and raised in Phoenix, moving to Tucson to complete her degrees at The University of Arizona. She has a BFA in Media Arts and her MBA from the Eller School of Management. Gilbert looks forward to advising Tucson-area office investors and businesses on location needs whether for lease or for purchase.