With over two decades of experience in the shopping center industry, Bob Beffa joined Macerich in 2007.  As Senior Vice President of Real Estate, he is responsible for leading department store projects and leasing in the East, Central, and Southwest regions of the company.

Before joining Macerich, Mr. Beffa spent the majority of his professional career at The May Department Stores Company. After joining The May Company in 1984, as a Real Estate Representative, his levels of responsibilities increased and he ultimately held the position of Senior Vice President of Real Estate managing the strategic growth plans for some of May’s largest operating divisions.

After The May Company, Mr. Beffa served as Senior Vice President of Development and Construction for Glimcher Realty Trust from 2005 through 2006, where he directed the redevelopment, expansion, and renovation programs for the company.

Mr. Beffa is a graduate of Saint Louis University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.