Maria Elena Poyer is currently a Transaction Associate manager for Amazon’s World Wide Real Estate Operations. She focuses on supporting the growth of Amazon’s Last Mile (AMZL) operations. Prior to her management role, she supported closing over $4.6B of commercial real estate transactions. Before joining Amazon in 2019, she worked in investment sales at JLL/HFF specializing in Medical Office/Office transactions in California and the Pacific North West. She started her career in commercial real estate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Commercial Real Estate Banking division in San Francisco and worked for the firm for over 3 years. Upon moving to Seattle in 2017, she joined NAIOP Washington’s chapter where is she has been the Co-Chair for the NAIOP Washington’s Developer Leaders committee since 2018. She is also currently serving her second year on a Developing Leader NAIOP National Forum and was elected to serve on NAIOP’s national executive committee as their Developing Leader Representative for 2021. She is proud to be an alum and fellow Don from University of San Francisco. Her passions outside of work, include traveling, exploring the food scene, and wine tasting.