Director of Accounting
As director of accounting, Joanne manages Ackerman & Co.’s accounting department staff, which includes five senior accountants, a lease administrator, accounts payable administrator and property controller. In this role, she directs all accounting functions related to a portfolio of properties that includes Ackerman-owned, third-party and joint-venture assets.
Her responsibilities include the coordination of timely financial closings and preparation of reports for all projects to owners and lenders in conjunction with Ackerman’s property management teams. She also facilitates financial transactions, budgets and billings for all Ackerman-managed properties.
An experienced manager with expertise across all aspects of property accounting, Joanne has worked at several major real estate and investment companies. Most recently, she was a portfolio controller at Columbia Property Trust, overseeing all accounting functions related to REIT property accounting. She also was a property accountant at Westplan Investors, property manager at Regent Partners, controller at Blue Ridge Capital and portfolio controller at JLL – Retail.