Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Karen has over 25 years’ experience in the Retail Development, Leasing, Consulting, Tenant Representation, Asset Management, Acquisition and Disposition venues. Prior to joining Atlantic Commercial Group, was responsible for the overall development and leasing for Florida properties, including a 1,000,000 square foot Lifestyle Center in Dade County, FL. She has strong knowledge of property management, operations and marketing to better assist clients with overall asset goals through the implementation of a strategic merchandising and leasing plan. She is responsible for developing and maintaining strong retailer relationships.
Karen’s previous experience includes serving as Vice President of Development and Leasing for Branch Properties, Edens & Avant, and Gumberg Asset Management, where she had a portfolio of over 20,000,000 square feet of retail space throughout the United States. Institutional clients she has worked with encompass some of the world’s largest retail owners including, TIAA-CREF, ING/Clarion, Paine Webber, Prudential, Estate of James Campbell, Simon, Ocwen, CBRE, Grubb & Ellis, MONY, Chase, and Morgan Stanley. Her retailer contacts and deals include everything from international and national anchors to restaurants and luxury retailers such as Gucci. Over the past 25 years, Karen has established and maintained strong productive national and international relationships with Retailers, Developers, and Brokers. She understands how a retail market flows and how the developers and retailers succeed in a market. Her hands-on approach allows her to translate her extensive knowledge base and analysis to her clients, whether retailer or developer.
Karen graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT, and American University in Washington DC with a BS in Pre-Law/Political Science. She also attended the University Of Hartford, MBA Program in Marketing and MIT (Massachusetts Institute Of Technology) in Real Estate Development and Strategy Professional Education. She has a Florida Real Estate Broker’s License.