Darlene Squires

Darlene Squires

Manager of Lease Administration


Darlene joined the Foundry team in 2009 to oversee lease administration services for the office, industrial, retail and specialty properties portfolio.  She is a diverse commercial real estate lease administration professional and utilizes her experience in lease language interpretation to leverage our clients’ position and optimize the revenue stream for the landlord.  Darlene’s experience is a value add for clients serviced by Foundry Commercial’s accounting team.

With a current portfolio of over 250 properties containing 2,000 leases with approximately 33 million square feet under management Darlene is recognized for taking initiative and skillful at meeting challenges and deadlines.    She is a forward thinking and results-oriented professional who possesses a strong commitment to a team environment.  Darlene is a passionate leader who empowers the team to explore personal development while continuing to exceed client expectations.         

Prior to joining Foundry Commercial, Darlene was employed with CB Richard Ellis (formerly Trammell Crow Company) for more than 12 years, where in addition to lease administration she held positions in property management, investment sales and facility management. 

Darlene is proficient in several accounting software packages including Yardi, CTI, MRI, Kardin and is skilled in providing lease audits, account reconciliations, portfolio analysis and lease language interpretation.

Education & Accreditations

  • SUNY College at Buffalo
  • Valparaiso University

Community Involvement

  • Member of Foundry Commercial’s Culture Committee and Foundry Launch Committee
  • Recipient of top honors at Grace Medical Home’s Let’s Say Grace Fundraising Event, 2016


  • Trammell Crow Company’s Star Employee Award, 2000
  • Trammell Crow Company’s Bravo Award, 2003
  • CB Richard Ellis’ Star Employee Award, 2008
  • CNL Financial Group’s Service Award, 2011