Paula S. Phillips
Executive Vice President of Operations
Ms. Phillips is responsible for daily management and operations of Congress Group’s real estate portfolio. She leads in the positioning of assets from the development phase through stabilization and also oversees the marketing, sales and ultimate disposition of all company assets. Ms. Phillips also manages the property management staff and the accounting staff in determining and reporting the financial performance of company properties. As a member of the Investment Committee, Paula plays a crucial role in underwriting real estate opportunities and structuring and financing its real estate investments. She has been with the firm since 1999.
Prior to joining Congress Group, Ms. Phillips founded and managed her own real estate consulting firm where she provided a full range of real estate advisory services including analysis, operation reviews, and asset management. She also served as Senior Vice President and Director of Property/Asset Management for Boston-based Meredith & Grew, was Chief Operating Officer for a New York-based, $300 million real estate bond portfolio, and held that same position for an affiliate of a publicly traded master limited partnership valued at over $600 million.
Ms. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in Finance from Texas A&M University.