Shay Hughes '17 C-Suite Advisor Since 2017

President & COO | Hughes Marino


Shay Hughes is president and COO of Hughes Marino, a nationally recognized commercial real estate firm committed to only representing tenants in their lease and purchase transactions. Hughes manages the end-to-end operations of the firm and plays a key role in all aspects of business strategy, human resources, marketing, and client relations. She has been instrumental in shaping Hughes Marino’s culture, spearheading the development of the company’s ten core values, and investing great time and energy into building a world-class team of professionals who are not only at the top of their game in business, but also treat one another like family.

Thought Leadership By Shay:

Key Design and Culture Elements That Can Dramatically Affect Any Business

Create an inspirational work space to reflect your company culture and energize your team
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino

Coaching Through Nurturance and Vulnerability

Essential elements to building great teams on any playing field
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino

A Simple Equation for an Outstanding Company Culture

Shay Hughes, President and COO of Hughes Marino, shares with us the two key aspects every business should...
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino

Recognition and Appreciation

Two suggestions to ‘WOW’ your team members
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino

Creating a Conscious Space

More than just the space in which you conduct business, use these five tricks in your office as an...
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino

The Common Thread Between Award-Winning Companies

Learning lessons through consumer-facing success stories from Google, Apple, and Dropbox
By Shay Hughes | Hughes Marino