A. Marie Blackburn is the Senior Asset Manager at Bayside Communities and is responsible for overseeing the asset management activities. Ms. Blackburn’s specific responsibilities are managing the asset management life cycle, which includes maintaining relationships with the various funding entities and owners by ensuring that annual budgeting, quarterly, monthly and ad hoc reporting is provided in a timely and accurate manner, as well as enhancing the value of the asset.
Ms. Blackburn previously worked for three years as Director of Property Operations, and one year as Senior Asset Manager for Norstar Development, USA, an affordable housing developer and provider. As Director, Ms. Blackburn built a new property management department that oversaw approximately 1,000 units of affordable housing. Ms. Blackburn has over twenty years of extensive experience in commercial and affordable housing asset and property management, as well as lease administration and accounting.
Ms. Blackburn holds a Master of Business Administration from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Maryland, a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC, a Real Property Administrator designation from Building Owners and Managers Institute in Washington, DC and has several professional certifications.