Suzanne Heidelberger

Thought Leaders: Suzanne Heidelberger, Fidelity Real Estate Company

Suzanne Heidelberger

Thought Leaders: Suzanne Heidelberger, Fidelity Real Estate Company

Date: Tuesday, December 05, 2023
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM EST
Location: CRE Lecture Hall 9-354

Suzanne Heidelberger, Head of Fidelity Real Estate Company

Suzanne Heidelberger is the Head of Fidelity Real Estate Company (FREC). FREC is the corporate real estate division of Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services to more than 40 million individuals, institutions, and financial intermediaries.

Suzanne oversees the management of complex projects to create successful outcomes for Fidelity, covering a global real estate portfolio of more than 10 million square feet, including office and call center space in 50 locations, over 200 retail branches, data centers, solar arrays, and a 428-room hotel in Boston. FREC delivers the real estate strategy, business partnership, workplace services, hospitality, facility management, real estate transactions, construction management, real estate technology, and engineering functions with end-to-end responsibility for creating and delivering physical and virtual spaces and experiences that encourages Fidelity employees, businesses, and customers to thrive.

Prior to joining Fidelity in 2019, Suzanne led the Global Real Estate and Workplace Experience division for American Express facilities across the globe with responsibility for the workplace experience and real estate management lifecycle. She was also a Managing Director and Global Lead of Real Estate and Transaction Management at Deutsche Bank, based in New York and London.

Earlier in her career, Suzanne led real estate for one of the world’s largest law firms: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and previously was Vice President of Finance, Strategy and Transactions at J.P. Morgan. Suzanne developed her skills as an analyst and consultant at both Apollo Real Estate Advisors and Ernst & Young.

Committed to the development of real estate professionals, Suzanne has served on the Global Board of Directors of CoreNet, chaired its New York City Chapter, and served on the organization’s Learning and Women’s Committees. In addition, she served on the Board of Directors of the Regional Plan Association, is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and is a member of the Cornell Real Estate Council and Cornell Hotel Society.

Suzanne lives in New York City with her daughter and enjoys traveling, meeting new people and solving puzzles.

Thought Leaders: Suzanne Heidelberger, Fidelity Real Estate Company