SARASOTA, Fla. (Feb. 7, 2023) – Ian Black Real Estate, Sarasota’s premier commercial real estate brokerage firm, has hired Kate Mansfield as assistant property manager. In this role, Mansfield will assist the management team with the day-to-day operations of properties under the firm’s growing management portfolio.
“With more than 25 years of experience in multifamily property management, Kate is the perfect fit for our growing team,” said Marci Marsh, partner at Ian Black Real Estate. “We’re certain that she will thrive under the leadership of our seasoned team as she learns the ins and outs of the commercial real estate industry.”
During her career, Mansfield has served as a regional property manager for WRH Realty Services, Inc. and Bainbridge Companies. While at Bainbridge Companies, she managed a luxury housing portfolio of 1,900 units and more than 1,000 residents across seven properties in Central Florida.
During her 12-year tenure with the company, she helped turn several underperforming communities into top regional performers and was pivotal in the startup of more than 20 properties. In addition, she achieved 96 percent occupancy across her portfolio and assisted with five new acquisitions.
“I am beyond excited to have joined such a talented and successful group of professionals,” said Mansfield. “What better way to learn and build upon my extensive property management background than from the Ian Black team. I look forward to their guidance and expertise inspiring me on this new commercial real estate journey.”
Mansfield has also served as community director and property manager for Allegra Management, and marketing manager for Anna Maria Vacations. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Ferris State University.
About Ian Black Real Estate
Ian Black Real Estate (IBRE) is a boutique commercial real estate brokerage firm located in Sarasota, Fla. The firm is one of the largest commercial brokerage firms in Southwest Florida and boasts a deep knowledge of the commercial real estate market in Sarasota and Manatee counties and the surrounding area. For more information, visit ian-black.com.