Melissa Klar

Commercial Property Manager

Melissa Klar is responsible for tenant relations, leasing, management and operations of the McAllen portfolio. With 12+ years of direct management and operations experience, Melissa brings vast knowledge and a positive perspective to the McAllen Team. Melissa started her career as a Leasing Agent/Assistant Property Manager of a 400 unit market rate, a multi-family apartment community where she maintained a title of “Most Productive Leasing Agent.” In 2010, she joined the Oakbrook Corporation as a Property Manager of two LIHTC apartment communities totaling 115 units. She quickly gained experience and was promoted to Area Manager, overseeing a portfolio of twenty-two apartment communities and directly managed a staff of 19 Property Managers. As an Area Manager, Melissa oversaw the successful lease-up and development of two apartment communities designated with HOME units and gained experience managing LIHTC, HUD, and USDA Rural Development properties. She also gained hands-on experience with property analysis, financial reporting and project management of improvement projects ranging from $1,000 to $650,000.

Designations

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – Wisconsin
Licensed Insurance Intermediary (Agent) Individual – Wisconsin
Commissioned Public Notary – Wisconsin

Professional Affiliations

Commercial Brokers Group – Madison, Wisconsin
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Certified Property Manager (CPM) Candidate
Women in Real Estate and Finance Group – Madison, WI