MBA, CPM®, AMO®, RPA, CMCA®, AMS®, Principal Broker
As president of Cathcart Property Management, Carolyn Busker oversees the company’s day-to-day operations of a portfolio in excess of $253 million. She is also responsible for marketing and advertising the company’s existing portfolio, and newly developed communities. Carolyn established a division of the company that focuses on managing Associations and investment properties. She has a proven track record of pre-leasing new communities ahead of projections. In 2013 and 2014,Cathcart Management was awarded the National Multifamily Customer Service Award for Excellence – Category V.
Carolyn has been involved in all aspects of real estate for the past twenty-eight years, including commercial, retail, industrial, and residential properties. Prior to joining Cathcart in 2002, she was with Crescent Real Estate Equities (REIT), and Carter-Crowley Properties where she was responsible for over 3 million square feet of class A office space. Prior to that, she was with Transwestern Property Company where she was instrumental in handling the take over of newly acquired office buildings, and responsible for handling a large portfolio for institutional owners.
Carolyn graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in marketing communications from Mary Baldwin College. She is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), and served on the Board of the Institute’s Dallas chapter.
She holds a Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation through the Building Owner’s and Manager’s Association. In addition, she holds the Association Management Specialist (AMS) and Certified Manager of Community Association (CMCA) designations both through the Community Association Institute (CAI). Under her leadership, Cathcart Property Management is an Accredited Management Organization (AMO) through IREM. She is licensed to sell real estate in both Texas and Virginia and is the Principal Broker for the company. She is involved with several charitable organizations.