Karrie Westphal is the Director of Property Management for Cape Fear Commercial. She oversees day-to-day operations of the firm’s property management portfolio, which consists of more than 3 million square feet. With over 30 years of commercial property management experience, she brings a commitment to customer service and tenant retention to her role. Prior to joining Cape Fear Commercial in 2018, Karrie was the Executive Director of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Atlanta where she oversaw strategic planning, event planning and membership retention for the 400+ member commercial networking organization. She served on the organization’s Board of Directors, acting as President in 2004, and was honored with CREW Atlanta’s Distinguished Achievement Award in 2006.
Karrie’s industry experience includes the management of various commercial assets in the Atlanta market. While a Senior Real Estate Manager with CBRE, she managed a 27-story, 400,000-square-foot, class-A property, in addition to a suburban low-rise property and an industrial portfolio for the same owner. She also managed a 17-story, 305,000-square-foot, class-A property in Atlanta for Skanska (USA), Inc. In recognition of her work in the market, Karrie was featured many times in the Atlanta Business Chronicle, to include mentions in ABC’s Power Book for Commercial Real Estate and the Who’s Who in Commercial Real Estate.
Karrie attended Kennesaw State University in Atlanta and is a Notary Public for the state of North Carolina. She is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and holds a salesperson license in Georgia. Additionally, she is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA (2009-2011) and the former Chair of the Board of Directors for Nana Grants (2017). In her free time, Karrie enjoys writing, working out at OrangeTheory Fitness and playing with her two rescue dogs, Miss Bee and Bear. She resides in Wilmington with her long-time boyfriend, Jeff.