Gabriella Parra

Senior Advisor, Project Management

Cresa Washington DC

2 Bethesda Metro Center
Suite 900
Bethesda, MD 20814
301.951.6500 main
410.558.6192 dd
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Cresa Baltimore, MD

729 East Pratt Street, Suite 850
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
410.558.6192 main


Gabriella Parra is a Senior Advisor for Cresa Project Management. She works closely with her clients to provide timely, cost-effective project management services ranging from commercial interior renovations to full scale build-outs. Gabriella brings the right consultants to the team and coordinates their efforts to ensure a successful experience for the client. She acts as a seamless part of the Cresa team that guides the client through the strategic real estate planning and implementation processes, all while closely collaborating with the transaction managers.

Professional Experience

Prior to Cresa, Gabriella worked for over seven years at a well-known local MEP engineering firm. Gabriella initially served as a marketing coordinator where she managed proposal development for new business opportunities. Half way thru her tenure she became more interested in the engineering side of the business and switched from Marketing into the Mechanical Department where she started to design systems. As a Mechanical Designer she specialized in design for high-end interior build-outs using CADD and REVIT and interfaced with clients and design teams to coordinate and resolve issues. Gabriella also served on various leadership, technical and quality control committees and lead the firm as Team captain for three years in AIA’s DC Canstruction. She also went back to graduate school at the University of Maryland in the evenings to achieve an engineering degree in Project Management.


  • Masters of Engineering in Project Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • B.S. International Business and Finance, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

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  • Stanley Martin Homes
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • Centrus Energy Corp
  • Exostar, LLC
  • BioTelemetry, Inc.
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • Regenxbio Inc.
  • Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA)
  • The Motley Fool