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Katie McKenna

Senior Lease Administrator

Katie McKenna Senior Lease Administrator


Ms. McKenna started with CBRE|Richmond in 1996. She worked as a Senior Real Estate Manager for 12 years and is currently a Senior Lease Administrator. In her current role, she handles an array of properties including office and industrial buildings, retail centers, and Owners’ Associations. She has extensive knowledge of lease terminology and commercial real estate. Her responsibilities include obtaining tenant insurance certificates, rent defaults/collections, utility billings, rent increases, operating expense reconciliations, tax billings, gross sales and percent rent as well as abstracting leases.

As a Senior Real Estate Manager, Ms. McKenna was responsible for directing and monitoring the day-to-day operations of over ten Class A commercial office buildings, retail shopping centers, and a privately owned sports facility with twelve synthetic turf fields which held tournaments that hosted teams from around the country. She handled several buildings occupied by government tenants or government related entities. Her daily tasks included bidding service contracts, preparing operating budgets and variance reports to multiple owners. She also interfaced and communicated with tenants, vendors, and owners to ensure good relations, customer service and overall maintenance to the buildings. In addition, Ms. McKenna was responsible for maintaining and billing the sub metered electricity to the various park owners. She also managed the Forest Office Park Owners Association.

Significant Accomplishments

  • Certified Property Manager (CPM®) - Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • IREM Chapter 38 Board Member, 2011-present
  • CBRE|Richmond Employee of the Quarter, 2015


  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Continuing education through IREM seminars and workshops

Clients Represented

  • Thompson National Properties
  • Salus Property Investments
  • Hardrock Development
  • Triple Net Properties - Government Portfolio
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Clarus ING
  • Shaw Industries
  • Capstone Advisors
Katie McKenna Senior Lease Administrator