Advisory board

Maureen Waters



As Partner at MetaProp, Maureen utilizes her PropTech expertise and relationships to extend our global reach and in-house capabilities with strategic partners and portfolio companies. She is also focused on strengthening the existing community programs including the MetaProp Accelerator at Columbia University. Maureen’s unique skill set spans building and scaling successful real estate and tech teams and organizations: from inception to unicorn with extensive experience transforming businesses.Prior to MetaProp, Maureen was President of Ten-X, the largest online commercial real estate marketplace, powering more than 90 percent of all online sales (backed by Google Capital and Stone Point Capital and acquired by Thomas H. Lee Partners in 2017 for $1.6B). Maureen led the strategic transformation of the business to expand beyond the traditional ways of transacting real estate including digitizing the operating model and launching non-auction products and services. She previously served as Chief Commercial and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer at Ten-X.Prior to joining Ten-X, Maureen was head of real estate and asset management at Bill Gates Investments. She also spent 15 years at Cushman & Wakefield, where she served as Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Business Development and six years at CBRE where she began her career.Maureen has received many notable honors and awards during her real estate career including Real Estate Forum Women of Influence, Commercial Property News Stars to Watch, YWCA Academy of Women Achievers, Wealth Engine’s Top CMOs to Watch, News Funnel’s Top Women in Real Estate, Real Estate Forum’s Top Bosses.Maureen has a BA in Economics with a minor in Marketing from the University of St. Thomas and an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. She has been featured in many publications and media including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Crain’s, Fortune and Inc.Outside of work, Maureen likes to give back. She spends time mentoring and serves as a national board member of Girls, Inc. Maureen resides in San Francisco.