Business Development Director
For over 20 years, Ms. Sorensen has worked with real estate lenders and investors nationwide to fulfill their transaction services needs. She has served a diverse client base including REITs, Life Insurance Companies, Private Equity Investors, Agency Lenders, Banks, Servicers and Mortgage Bankers. She has assisted a variety of clients in developing program and project-specific scopes of work that reflect their risk tolerances and investment objectives.
Ms. Sorensen has secured and fulfilled contracts ranging from single-asset projects through 500-asset portfolios spread across the U.S. This involved client negotiation, staffing, quality control and delivery. Over the years she as developed specialized expertise in the area of Seniors Housing and Health Care, as well as Multifamily properties and small balance loans.
Prior to GRS Group, Julie served for 4 years as a National Client Manager in the Commercial Services channel of LandAmerica Financial Group. She was responsible for business development and customer support for a wide range of commercial real estate transaction services including environmental and property assessment, appraisal, title insurance, construction monitoring and ALTA survey.
Julie is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and has served as Board Member of the Real Estate Finance Forum. She is also a member of the Commercial Mortgage Bankers Association. Julie holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from DuPaul University of Chicago. She is also HUD MAP certified.