Yesim brings 19 years of experience in strategic space planning, and interior design, including workplace solutions, occupancy planning, portfolio optimization, and programming. As the co-lead for the Cresa San Francisco, Strategic Planning Team, Yesim combines her ability to understand her clients’ business drivers, her intuitive client service skills and her design background to develop appropriate workplace strategies to make spaces more efficient and effective and to improve people’s work lives. Her current clients include BioMarin, Genentech and Twitter.
Prior to joining Cresa, Yesim lead the occupancy planning and space management team for Intuit at JLL. At Intuit, Yesim was a trusted advisor for the Intuit Real Estate and Workplace Team and ensured successful delivery of Space and Occupancy Planning Services, which contributed to improving employee engagement and business productivity through space modifications.
Yesim also completed interior architecture projects for large financial and professional services firms, as well as education, government and retail clients, as a senior designer at Gensler. Her diverse portfolio provides her with the knowledge to address her client’s needs effectively, and provide creative planning solutions. Her work for Comcast Headquarters and Ernst & Young, 5 Times Square has been published in Interior Design magazine.
JLL, San Francisco 2011-2015
Occupancy Planning Manager @ Intuit
Gensler, New York, San Francisco and Shanghai 1997-2011
Senior Designer/Senior Associate
Comcast Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA (1,000,000 sf)
Ernst & Young Headquarters, 5 Times Square, New York, NY (1,000,000 sf)
Ernst & Young, Secaucus, NJ (250,000 sf)
GSA (PJKK, Federal Building), Honolulu, Hawaii (600,000 sf)
Mellon Financial Corporation, New Jersey (250,000 sf), New York (200,000 sf)
Dreyfus Service Corporation, Long Island (100,000 sf)
Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, New York (30,000 sf)
Allen & Overy, London England (200,000 sf)
Coca Cola Ko-Lab Collaboration Center, Shanghai, China (5,000 sf)
Shanghai Expo, Bowling Club and Lounge, Shanghai, China, (20,000 sf)
HOK, Inc., San Francisco 1996-1997
Amway Japan Ltd. Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan (100,000 sf)
Clorox Headquarters, Oakland, California (13,000 sf)
Hewlett Packard Manufacturing Plant, Shanghai, China (325,000 sf)
Wells Fargo Bank, Executive Floor, San Francisco, CA (7,500 sf)