St. John Properties Elevates Karen Watsic to VP, Development
Baltimore, MD-based St. John Properties, Inc., has promoted Karen Watsic to VP, development. Watsic has worked for the company since 2013 and formerly served as assistant VP, development.
In her continuing role with St. John Properties, Watsic will be responsible for oversight of the design and permitting processes for development and construction activities in the Maryland region. Watsic will also be part of the in-house team tasked with identifying potential real estate development opportunities and shepherding them through the rigors of due diligence.
Watsic has more than 27 years of directly related commercial real estate experience, and is a registered professional engineer in the State of Maryland.
“Karen’s ability to understand and navigate the complexities of the site design and development process is highly refined and her skill in managing projects of all complexities is unrivaled,” explained Thomas Pilon, EVP, development for St. John Properties. “Our entire company regularly depends on her guidance and proficiency.”
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.
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