Cheryl Ruff

Cheryl Rawlinson Ruff, CPM

Director | Property Management



Cheryl Rawlinson Ruff is the Director of Property Management in the Austin office of The Retail Connection specializing in retail property management.

Ruff has over 25 years of real estate experience and prior to joining The Retail Connection, she worked at Cencor Realty Services overseeing the day to day operations for both office and retail properties in the Austin area.

Prior to joining Cencor, Ruff was the Director of Property Management for P.O’B. Montgomery & Company in Dallas and oversaw the property management team and assisted in acquisition analysis and asset management. From 2006-2008 she was a Senior Financial Analyst for CBRE and was responsible for servicing client communications and investment underwriting. From 2003-2006 Ruff was an Underwriter and Valuations Manager for Invesco Real Estate where she valued potential acquisition properties and oversaw a team of four analysts in the annual valuation of more than 300 investment grade assets of all property types.

Prior to Invesco, she was an Associate for Archon Group from 2001-2003. As an Associate, she asset managed a retail portfolio that consisted of both US and Canadian assets. Prior to Archon, Ruff worked at Insignia Commercial Group from 1992-2001 as a retail Property Manager and a Special Projects Manager for the redevelopment group.

Ruff earned a Bachelor of Business Management degree from Amberton University. Ruff is an active member of the Austin Chapter of the Institution of Real Estate Management (IREM) and holds a Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation for that organization. She is also a CCIM Candidate.