Elizabeth I. Holland


Elizabeth is chief executive officer and general counsel of Abbell Associates, a 75-year-old private real estate company that specializes in investment, development and management of shopping center, office and enclosed mall properties. Elizabeth is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Commercial & Retail Council – Blue.

Prior to joining Abbell, Elizabeth was a senior staff attorney with the National Bankruptcy Review Commission. Previously, she was a restructuring and business reorganization attorney with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, and previously, she was a fixed income portfolio manager at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in New York. Additionally, Elizabeth served as chairman of the board of trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for the 2016 – 2017 term.

With her broad experience across the legal and real estate industries, and her direct insight into the shopping center industry as former chairman for ICSC, Elizabeth brings valuable knowledge and a fresh perspective to the board. Elizabeth was first elected to our board in 2017.