As Vice President of Development Services, Karen serves as a senior member of the management team. She is an integral part of the development and finance division and has been a dedicated professional since joining United Group in 1998. During her tenure, Karen has held a variety of positions ranging from administration to property management.

Karen currently represents the development and finance division in development-related activities for new business and ensures internal systems and guidelines are executed to optimize the effectiveness of each team. She is responsible for ensuring that the development and finance divisions are focused, productive, and achieving United Group’s desired outcomes for performance. Karen is also responsible for due diligence efforts associated with loan applications and refinancing efforts, and facilitates and expedites loan closings to ensure banking requirements are met.

Karen has participated in the development and management of over 6,000 apartments and financing in excess of $625 million of real estate-related transactions; including the use of taxable and tax-exempt structures and conventional mortgages.

Karen holds an Associate of Applied Science degree from Endicott College.