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Karen Baines



Recipient of Colliers' Circle of Excellence Award

Active member of Colliers' Women's Network and National Diversity Council

Karen Baines began her career at Colliers in 2001 as an administrative assistant, working her way up to Senior Operations Manager for the Portland office of Colliers International.

In her spare time, she achieved Colliers University’s Knowledge Partner 2 designation, volunteered with the Legal Resources Group, organized conferences for the Private Capital Advisors Group and won their Outstanding Collaborator Award. She is also the recipient of Colliers’ Circle of Excellence Award.

She spearheaded the expansion of Colliers’ highly successful Quarterly Performance Check-Ins, which matches employees to exciting new company initiatives and trainings to boost their skills.

Baines worked with the Colliers’ Homes of Hope organization to build dwellings in Tijuana, Mexico, and volunteered at the Americas Conferences in its Marketing and Corporate Solutions departments. She is an active member of Colliers’ Women’s Network and the National Diversity Council. Baines also volunteers with the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.

These are just a few of the reasons we chose Karen Baines as one of Connect CRE’s Seattle & Northwest 2022 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others.


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