Malvern, PA-based Liberty Property Trust (NYSE: LPT
) has named Erin Plourde as its vice president, acquisitions. In her new role, Plourde will provide assistance and counseling for property acquisition and disposition activity in Liberty regions across the country.
Plourde joined LPT in 2004 as a senior accountant for development, and was quickly promoted to development controller in 2006. After overseeing financial requirements for development projects, she moved to the acquisitions department in 2008 as a financial analyst. She was promoted to director of acquisitions in 2011, tasked with monitoring and analyzing economic and market conditions, economic trends, logistics fundamentals, and local real estate activity. In this role she worked with mortgage brokers and lenders to secure $230 million in funding covering 11.3 million square feet of company-owned assets.
"During the last decade, Erin has played a key role in identifying and analyzing potential acquisitions and dispositions and is a true asset to Liberty," said Mike Hagan, executive vice president and chief investment officer at LPT.
Plourde received a bachelor's degree from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA and holds an MBA in finance from Villanova University. She is a certified public accountant, and a member of NAIOP's Industrial Acquisitions Forum.