MaryJo Cestone to Lead Workplace Solutions Team

Mike LePostollec
Faithful+Gould is pleased to announce that MaryJo Cestone has joined the firm as manager of its Workplace Solutions team.

In this role, MaryJo will lead Faithful+Gould’s workplace and facility planning services on projects through implementation and occupancy. She will develop workplace strategies and solutions to enable business transformation by aligning real estate assets to strategic business goals.

MaryJo has more than 20 years of experience in facilities planning and design, with a focus on workplace strategies and the office environment. Prior to joining the firm, she was director of workplace experience for Johnson & Johnson (J&J). In that role, MaryJo provided leadership and strategic direction for the definition and development of J&J’s workplace strategy for office and laboratory environments, with a focus on harmonization, innovation and transformation.

"MaryJo’s background in corporate interior design and facility planning, along with her experience working in the pharmaceuticals sector, makes her a natural fit..."

Saeid Garebaglow, Faithful+Gould Vice President - Corporate Real Estate

"MaryJo’s background in corporate interior design and facility planning, along with her experience working in the pharmaceuticals sector, makes her a natural fit for our workplace solutions offering," said Saeid Garebaglow, RA, MCR, vice president - corporate real estate (CRE) at Faithful+Gould. "She will bring a valuable owner’s perspective to the service line and our CRE practice. We look forward to working with MaryJo to expand our CRE sector throughout the Americas."

Her background also includes ownership of a private interior design firm and experience as manager of facilities planning and design at Pfizer, Pharmacia and Honeywell International. She is an executive committee member of CoreNet Global’s New Jersey Chapter and former chapter chair/president of the organization’s CRE Network.

As manager of the service, MaryJo will lead a team of workplace strategists and asset management consultants...

Faithful+Gould’s Workplace Solutions team supports organizations by helping to align workplace assets with the client’s goals. Although Workplace Solutions is relatively new as a distinct service line, the firm has helped clients in the pharmaceuticals and CRE sectors plan and transition to new work environments for more than 10 years. As manager of the service, MaryJo will lead a team of workplace strategists and asset management consultants who help clients assess their real estate needs and develop plans for more efficient, collaborative workplaces.

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