Team Member Bio

Liz Holland    Chief Executive Officer

Liz Holland
Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth (Liz) Holland is the Chief Executive Officer of Consortial Technology, LLC, owner of LayerCake. For Liz, LayerCake solves 20 years of tenant marketing frustration as it makes site analysis and tenant conversations easier and more persuasive. LayerCake also provides a single point of reference and communication for multiple property management, leasing, operations, and asset management personnel to interface on multiple issues at once. No more emails with six cc’s on them.

Liz is also Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel of Abbell Associates, a 77-year-old private real estate investment, development and management company with a 5.5 million/sf portfolio comprised of shopping center, office, and enclosed mall properties. She is responsible for overseeing all business and legal matters, including development, financing, leasing, capital and construction projects, and investor and tenant relations.

Active in the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Liz served as the first Vice Chairman (2015-2016); Chairman (2016-17); Past Chairman (2017-2018) and is a member of the Executive Board and the Board of Trustees.

In addition to ICSC, Liz is also a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and the Urban Land Institute (ULI) - Commercial & Retail Council - Blue. In February 2017, Liz became a Trustee of Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT). In November 2017, Liz became a board member of VICI Properties, Inc. (VICI), a REIT owner of experiential and gaming real estate that went public in January 2018. 

Prior to joining Abbell, Liz was a Senior Staff Attorney with the National Bankruptcy Review Commission, a Congressional commission charged with making recommendations to amend the Bankruptcy Code. Previously, Liz was a restructuring and business reorganization attorney with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York. Prior to becoming an attorney, Liz was a fixed income portfolio manager at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York. 


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