Karen Priesman

Karen Priesman
Senior Vice President, Gladstone Commercial

CREW Network Webinar Speaker


Karen Priesman joined Gladstone Commercial in 2018 as a Senior Asset Manager for the Midwest and Northeast regions. Prior to joining Gladstone, Karen co-created and led K2M LLC, a Commercial Real Estate Asset Management, Consulting and Investment Company.  Her duties included asset management of both internal and third-party client properties as well as creation of investment pools with placement into both debt and equity investments.  Consulting assignments included underwriting and management of large portfolios of commercial mortgages including foreclosures and dispositions. Ms. Priesman has managed large portfolios of office buildings, industrial properties, and commercial mortgages for institutional investors such as Prudential, and Carr. She has developed office and industrial properties and led sales of a large national portfolio of institutional quality assets.

Active nationally and locally in the real estate industry, Ms. Priesman has been a National Trustee for the CREW Foundation as well as a member of its Grant Making Council. She has served on several local CREW boards as well as the Awards committee for CREW Network. Ms. Priesman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with Great Distinction from California State University Long Beach where she was selected by the faculty as the outstanding graduate from the school of engineering.  She later earned an MBA from the Wharton School in Real Estate and Finance. 

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