Managing Director, ESG Initiatives
Katie is the Managing Director of ESG Initiatives at Vanbarton Group, where she is responsible for overseeing the execution and advancement of Vanbarton’s ESG strategy, program, and initiatives. She is also a founding member of Vanbarton’s ESG Committee. Katie joined Vanbarton in 2015 as the Vice President of Client Services, where she oversaw quarterly and annual investor reporting materials, facilitated investor presentations, and maintained relationships with the firm’s separate account investors. Prior to this, she spent seven years in BlackRock’s Real Estate Product Specialist and Account Management groups. Katie received a Master of Urban Planning from New York University with a specialization in environment, infrastructure, and transportation; a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Sustainability and Innovation from Harvard University Extension School; and a B.A. in Business Administration from University of Florida. Additionally, she is a LEED Green Associate and a member of the Urban Land Institute.