Dina Zavislak serves as Executing Managing Director for the Dallas office of Savills and oversees the architecture, engineering, and construction practice group that is responsible for over $1.4 billion in transaction revenue for clients. Since joining the company in 2016, she has seamlessly transitioned all her clients and has been pivotal in growing the AEC practice group team from its inception.
She has gone above and beyond the demands of her position, developing strategies to reduce and contain total occupancy costs which has maximized savings through benchmarking portfolios, as well as establishing key performance indicators to measure performance and trends. Moreover, Zavislak is able to leverage positions to negotiate lease and sale globally – her expertise aiding Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 firms in navigating critical contractual obligations, negotiating important contractual obligations, and optimizing portfolios.
These are just a few of the reasons we chose Zavislak as one of the 2020 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect Media’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others.
In spite of the pandemic, she has remained tirelessly active, completing over 90 transactions, totaling over 631,000 square feet with a value of $80 million. In her spare time, she supports a domestic violence shelter for women and shoulder, Chrysalis, and participates in events for the Salvation Army, United Blood Services Blood Drive, and Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism.
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