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Lauren Leach

Managing Director

As a managing director in Detroit, Lauren Leach is responsible for restructuring commercial real estate, focusing on strategic advisory, lease restructuring, and workouts and receiverships.

What sets the Riveron real estate team apart is our ability to think creatively based on our unique and deep experience specifically focused in distressed real estate.


Lauren has more than fifteen years of experience in commercial real estate. She is motivated by her commitment to devise turnaround strategies to increase the value of distressed properties and thereby improve the communities in which the assets reside. She is passionate about bringing life to challenged assets and the impact her role has on the people who live, work, shop, and play there.  Her specialty of working on distressed assets in court-appointed receiverships is exceptionally rare and niche. She also specializes in retailer advisory, leasing matters, portfolio valuations and liquidations, real estate litigation support, and complex real estate negotiations.

Lauren is currently a board member of the JCC of Metro Detroit and is also on the Executive Committee. She previously served as Co-Chair of the CREW Detroit Outreach Committee and held a board position on the Birmingham Community House President’s Advisory Council.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Universityof Michigan
  • Certified in Real Estate Development, University of Michigan


  • Women of Influence, Globe St. Real Estate Forum

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