Full Name
Karlin Conklin
Job Title
Principal & Co-President
Speaker Bio
Karlin Conklin is a sought-after expert for a wide range of real estate investment publications and events including Multi-Housing News, GlobeSt, The Wall Street Journal, and ULI. She has sourced, capitalized and helped in the repositioning of over 10,000 multifamily units raising $500 million in equity from institutional partners, Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investors and high-net-worth individuals. Her transactional volume exceeds $1.6 billion.

Prior to launching IMG’s Portland office in 2015, Karlin served as a SVP and Managing Director of Sperry Van Ness. There, she brought the office’s growth to a Top 10 national ranking out of 180 offices. Karlin was a top-producing commercial broker ranked in the Top 25 nationally out of 850 brokers.

As Senior Vice President for Guardian Real Estate Services, Karlin sourced, capitalized and repositioned 5,800 value-add multifamily units. She raised $234 million in equity from institutional partners including GE Capital, Morgan Stanley and Broadreach Capital plus Tenant in Common investors and high-net-worth individuals.

Karlin also served as the Director of the Lindquist Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Oregon where she taught marketing and entrepreneurship courses. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and an MBA from the University of Oregon.
Karlin Conklin