Sunday, October 10, 2010

Berwood Investors, LLC names Ms. Arden Karson as President

CORAL GABLES, FL--Berwood Investors, LLC has announced that Ms. Arden Karson (top right photo)  has been named President of the company.

 Ms. Karson will be leading Berwood Investors, LLC with a focus on the acquisition of opportunistic commercial real estate promissory notes and non‐performing loans in the southeastern US.

Ms. Karson brings over 25 years of high‐level experience in all aspects of distressed commercial and residential real estate including finance, acquisitions, development, asset management, investments and new business development.

Thomas D. Wood, Jr., (middle left photo) Principal of Berwood Investors, LLC said, “Arden”s extensive knowledge of commercial real estate along with her outstanding reputation throughout the industry will provide our investors with an unprecedented level of insight and strategic thinking regarding opportunistic
real estate investments.”

 Gary L. Berman (middle right photo), Principal of Berwood, added, “Having Arden’s vast experience along with the extensive and highly‐regarded business relationships that she has developed throughout her career will provide our investors and partners with a unique 360 degree perspective on the real estate industry.”

After graduating from Harvard Business School, Arden began her career at Bank of America, where she served as Loan Officer. She went on to work with Arvida/JMB Partners directing the sales,marketing and development of over 600 homes. She became Director of Acquisitions and Development for Lennar Corporation /LNR, including serving as Assistant to the President.

Ms. Karson served as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management for Barrow Street Capital, where she oversaw a portfolio of over $500 million. She went on to assume the role of New Business Development Officer of Advenir Real Estate.

Jack Azout, Principal of Premier Commercial Real Estate said, "Ms. Karson is a valuable addition to the Berwood team and her vast experience, reputation for integrity and knowledge of the complexities of the current real estate market will continue to set Berwood apart.”

Mike Wohl (lower left photo), Principal of Pinnacle Housing Group added, "We are delighted to learn that Ms. Karson has joined Berwood Investors, LLC and we look forward to continue working with her and their great team.”

Contact: Gary Berman, Principal, Berwood Investors, LLC, Direct: 3054477837

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