September 24, 2019
CRC Promotes Lauren Wayne to Vice President of Accounting and Member of Executive Committee
CRC has announced the promotion of Lauren Wayne to Vice President of Accounting. Formerly Controller for Fund Investments, Ms. Wayne has worked with the company since 2010. In this new role, she will also join the CRC Executive Committee.
In her new position, Ms. Wayne will manage the day-to-day operations of the corporate accounting function, while also overseeing the investor relations department and directing third-party equity fund investment accounting and reporting. CRC’s three private equity funds own and manage a diversified real estate portfolio of value-add multifamily apartment communities and retail properties, located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States.
“Throughout her tenure with the company, Lauren has significantly elevated the quality and performance of several accounting and reporting processes that employees, stakeholders, and investors depend on for accurate and timely information,” stated J.M. Schapiro, Chief Executive Officer of CRC. “This was completed with a blend of the latest technology and an emphasis on personal interaction. She has also made a tremendously positive impact on our investor portal, investor fund accounting systems, and annual investor meeting. Lauren brings critical thinking, a strong problem-solving attitude and an admired work ethic to every assignment.”
Previous to CRC, Ms. Wayne worked as a Controller for Sterling Partners, a private equity investment company as well as with PwC. She earned a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Maryland with more than 15 years of experience in this industry sector.
Continental Realty Corporation (CRC), is focused on acquiring value-add retail and multifamily properties, located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions of the United States. Headquartered in Baltimore and founded in 1960, CRC is a full-service commercial real estate and investment company. The privately-owned firm owns and manages a diversified portfolio of retail centers, consisting of over 4.5 million square feet of commercial space, as well as almost 10,000 apartment homes. Positioned throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, the portfolio’s value exceeds $2 billion.
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