Dawn brings over 18 years of real estate finance and accounting experience to her role as the Controller for Monroe Residential Partners. She manages all accounting, reporting and financial aspects for the company and its portfolios.
Before starting her career at Monroe Management Company Dawn was a Vice President, Senior Fund Account Manager at BNY Mellon. Dawn started her career on Wall Street working for JP Morgan in their Financial Control Outstanding Division where she became an Accounting Officer. After relocating back to her hometown Chicago she worked for Ernst & Young Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group as a Senior Auditor. Having a desired to continue her work in real estate finance and accounting she obtained a position at RREEF (Rosenberg Real Estate Equity Funds), which was later acquired by Deutsche Bank, and therefore became a part of their Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Real Estate Investment Group. At Deutsche Bank Dawn was responsible for the financial affairs of 1 REIT with assets in excess of $565 million and 5 separate account funds with assets in excess of $1 billion. After working at Deutsche Bank for over 15 years the fund finance team at Deutsche Bank was acquired by BNY Mellon. At BNY Mellon Dawn was responsible for leading a team of fund accountants in all aspects of the day to day activities for the fund administration of a REIT and various separate account funds with assets in excess of $2 Billion.
Dawn holds a BS degree in Accounting from Hampton University, and an MBA with a concentration in Real Estate Finance from Roosevelt University.