Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Katy Schmidt is the senior portfolio manager for Falls Church Corporate Center, two office buildings totaling 397,874 square feet in Falls Church, Virginia. Katy manages the property's operational and financial administration, supervises the onsite engineering and management teams, oversees vendor contracts, administers the annual budget process and completes monthly and quarterly financial reporting. She also works with construction management teams to complete tenant improvement and capital improvement projects throughout the year.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Katy has been active in commercial real estate for over eight years. She began her property management career as an intern for Akridge and advanced to the position of building manager before joining Transwestern in 2012. She previously served as a senior property manager for Transwestern at Metro Park, a 1.2 million-square-foot Class A office portfolio in Alexandria, Virginia, where she played a key role in the LEED® EB and OM Silver certification for one building in the portfolio.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

. Board of Directors - Laurel Grove School Museum Association
. The Association of Greater Springfield (TAGS)
. Apartment and Office Building Association (AOBA)
. Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
. NAIOP

EDUCATION

Katy received a bachelor's degree in communication studies with a minor in religious studies from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. Katy is a candidate for the BOMA Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation and is currently studying to earn the LEED Green Associate designation.