Jolicoeur will oversee the company’s finance, accounting, tax, corporate compliance, people operations, and technology departments
SEATTLE — Real estate investment and operating firm Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, formally announced this month that it has elevated Courtney Jolicoeur to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As a member of Unico’s executive leadership team, Jolicoeur will focus on financial operations, corporate strategy, board and shareholder relations, and compliance oversight for the company. She will oversee the company’s finance, accounting, tax, corporate compliance, people operations and technology departments.
“Courtney’s impressive leadership has facilitated the success and growth of her teams and Unico,” said Unico CEO Quentin Kuhrau. “She will bring a unique perspective to our leadership team as we continue to grow. I am pleased to recognize her vision, strategic thinking, and professional commitment.”
Jolicoeur previously served as Unico’s Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) after being promoted to that role in early 2019. Jolicoeur has over 15 years of accounting and finance experience, with a focus on financial reporting, financial analysis, complex structuring and regulatory compliance activities in the real estate industry. Prior to joining Unico in 2016, Jolicoeur spent over five years at VEREIT, Inc. (NASDAQ: VER) and its private capital management business, Cole Capital, most recently serving as the Vice President of Accounting and Corporate Controller. In this role, Jolicoeur oversaw all aspects of the accounting cycle for a publicly traded REIT with assets in excess of $22 billion, including department management and oversight, internal financial modelling and analysis, treasury management, cash forecasting, and external SEC financial reporting. Jolicoeur also spent time in her career at Amazon.com and Ernst & Young, LLP. Jolicoeur received both a B.A. and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Arizona and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Jolicoeur has a passion for leadership, team development, learning and employee engagement. She is an affiliate instructor at the University of Washington’s Runstad Department of Real Estate where she teaches real estate accounting concepts to both undergrad and graduate students. She is actively involved in Unico’s community giving vision and is an advocate for the Company’s DEI and ESG initiatives. Founded in 1953, Unico is a private equity real estate investment company with more than $4.5 billion in assets under management comprising of more than 18 million square feet of primarily office and multifamily properties in dynamic markets throughout the United States. Since 1996, Unico has sponsored over 55 investment vehicles including discretionary institutional funds, joint-ventures, and private high net worth funds. Unico’s investments span the risk spectrum on core, core plus, value-add, and development, with a strategic focus on growth markets in the United States, including Seattle, Portland, Denver, Boulder, Austin, Salt Lake City, and most recently Nashville.
About Unico Properties LLC
Unico Properties LLC, a subsidiary of Unico Investment Group LLC, is a commercial real estate investor, developer, and full-service operator focused on office and multifamily assets in emerging markets throughout the United States. Founded in 1953, Unico has been transforming the built environment by creating innovative, people-focused building experiences through a cadre of subsidiary companies that deliver boutique expertise and institutional execution for its own accounts and select third-party clients. The private equity real estate investment firm currently owns and operates 18 million square feet of commercial properties across the United States and continues to grow.