About Edens/People

Lesley Dokos

Vice President - Leasing

As Vice President – Leasing, Lesley helps drive the leasing of 2.7 million square feet of retail space across 16 assets in EDENS’ Northest region, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Jersey.

Lesley brings 14 years of experience in retail real estate to EDENS, with a passion for placemaking and a strategic, creative approach to merchandising. She has been an instrumental in EDENS’ growth and expansion in the Northeast. Since joining the company in 2010, Lesley has successfully completed seven re-developments resulting in significant value creation and a positive, meaningful impact in these communities. Most notably, the repositioning and re-merchandising of Closter Plaza and Princeton Shopping Center in New Jersey.

Previously, Lesley was a key member of the Northeast Portfolio leasing team at Federal Realty and prior to this role, owned and operated her own retail store for more than 10 years.

Lesley is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), former co-chair of the ICSC Boston Next Generation and a licensed real estate broker. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.