Costa Mesa, California (May 4, 2021) – Jade Field recently transitioned to the new role as Leasing Manager for Costa Mesa-based real estate developer Westar Associates, handling the daily leasing activities for the company’s two million-square-foot retail portfolio in Southern California and the Central Coast.

Prior to joining the leasing team, Jade was responsible for various aspects of retail operations in Westar’s Property Management department including new tenant improvement construction, tenant coordination, and specialized project management. In her new role as Leasing Manager, Field now handles the leasing responsibilities of more than a dozen of Westar’s neighborhood and community centers in Orange, Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties. 

“Over the last three years, Jade has been an excellent addition to Westar,” says Chris Walton, Vice President of Leasing at Westar Associates. “Her extensive background in property management and construction, along with her professional approach to client relations, and management skills will allow her to move seamlessly into her new position within the leasing department.”

Prior to joining Westar in 2018, Jade worked in the multifamily industry for 10 years with companies including The Irvine Company, Essex Property Trust and Sares-Regis Group. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz and subsequently earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Trinity Law School. She is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Field currently resides in Costa Mesa with her husband and two dogs.

Westar Associates, headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, is engaged in the acquisition, development, leasing, and management of real estate including neighborhood, community, and freeway shopping centers, apartments, self-storage, and hotels. Westar has developed and acquired 78 properties totaling more than 8.3 million square feet, valued in excess of $2.6 billion.