BALTIMORE, MD (August 24, 2016) — Blue Ocean continues to successfully recruit top industry talent to join its team for additional support to its current infrastructure in anticipation of future growth. As one of Baltimore’s largest privately held multifamily and commercial property management and investment firms, Blue Ocean announced today that Jill McKinley has joined the organization as the Director of Multifamily. Jill arrives at Blue Ocean having spent the last 15 years at The Donaldson Group where her most recent position was Vice President of Real Estate Services. At The Donaldson Group she helped manage the financial assets of approximately 1.4 billion dollars of real estate. Responsibilities at the Donaldson Group included asset onboarding, disposition oversight, financing procurement, contract compliance, ‘profit and loss’ and balance sheet analysis and review, budget preparation oversight, among many others.
Blue Ocean President Jonathan Ehrenfeld says, “Having Jill come on board is a huge win for us. Her extensive industry experience, combined with her ability to problem-solve and lead teams will have a significant positive impact on our organization. We look forward to continuing our growth as a company with her guidance and leadership over our multifamily portfolio.”
Jill’s role as Director of Multifamily is designed to enhance the company’s infrastructure in several key areas including financial performance, portfolio growth, asset preservation, community enhancements and employee satisfaction.
Jill comments, “I am proud to join Blue Ocean Realty and help them achieve their vision of providing quality affordable housing. I believe in our leadership’s vision for the growth of Blue Ocean and am excited to be part of it.”
About Blue Ocean
Located in Baltimore, MD, Blue Ocean is active in syndicating, purchasing and managing commercial real estate assets in the multifamily, office, retail and industrial sectors. The company was founded in 2004. Since that time Blue Ocean has grown its portfolio to 45 properties valued at over $300,000,000. The Blue Ocean portfolio consists of nearly 3,500 apartment homes and approximately 2,000,000 square feet of commercial space.