The Mentorship Factor With Ashleigh Kiggans of MacRo Commercial Real Estate

Frederick Factor

Nov 3 2021 • 25 mins

Show Summary

Our guest Ashleigh Kiggans is a stand-out CRE agent, Vice President of MacRo, dedicated community member, and passionate Frederick resident. Sandy spoke with Ashleigh on her career journey, her tips for young underrepresented females, and of course… what the “Frederick Factor” means to her.

Show Notes / Highlights from the Show:

  • Why finding a good mentor is the #1 tip Ashleigh would give young Black women getting started
  • The rigorous interview process Ashleigh went through and what made her stand out to her future employer
  • Experiences she’s had as a minority woman in real estate development
  • Her mentor’s best tip for her
  • What Ashleigh would love to see Frederick County (continue to) do
  • Her #1 tip for connecting with the Frederick community
  • Ashleigh’s “Frederick Factor” (what she thinks makes Frederick so special)

Guest Bio

Ashleigh Kiggans is the Vice President of MacRo, Frederick County and Frederick City’s go-to brokerage for value-added commercial real estate and land transactions. After being their senior sales and leasing associate for a few years, she was promoted to Vice President. Kiggans plays a key role within the organization, assisting the leadership team across a wide range of initiatives, including market research, data analysis, client communications and marketing while assisting with the sales and leasing transactional process. She works closely with MacRo’s President, Rocky Mackintosh, on a wide range of key projects. Ashleigh is one of few full-time women active CRE agents in Frederick County, as well as one of the only full-time Black women CRE agents in Frederick County.

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Connect with Ashleigh:

Ashleigh is a dedicated volunteer of the following nonprofit organizations:
Mental Health Association
Community Foundation of Frederick County
Frederick County Association of Realtors (FCAR)
Federated Charities
She also mentioned the nonprofit,
I Believe in Me.

About the Frederick Factor:

The Frederick Factor Podcast highlights the stories of underrepresented business owners, professionals, and community leaders making an impact in Frederick, Maryland. You can visit our website at Or, follow the Frederick Factor on:

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