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Women in Real Estate 2020: McCaffery Interests’ Carly Stevenson Creates Value

Carly StevensonCarly Stevenson provides leadership for McCaffery Interests’ internally owned and fee managed multifamily portfolio totaling 5,000 units across Chicago, Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Pittsburgh. Her extensive multifamily management experience has created value for McCaffery in a number of areas including ground-up developments, value-add redevelopment, initial lease-up, stabilized operations, acquisition integration and dispositions.

These are just a couple of the reasons we chose Stevenson as one of the 2020 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect Media’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.

In recent years, Stevenson has undertaken an increasingly important role of growing McCaffery’s third-party management business. Through her consistent record of excellence, persistence, and valued relationships from nearly 20 years in the industry, she has authored a comprehensive business plan to grow the Chicago-based firm’s multifamily portfolio.

Additionally, she has assembled a team that has initiated several platform-building services, including a rigorous training program, best-in-class policies and procedures and innovative new systems that strengthen McCaffery’s leverage in the residential property management business. Specifically, her response to the COVID-19 crisis was swift, thorough and communicative.

“The COVID-19 guides that [Carly has] provided over the last few weeks have been great resources to us, and I appreciate the high level of communication,” said Meaghan Finneran, VP at Stockbridge Capital. “The teams have done a fantastic job adapting to this new environment.”


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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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