BIOGRAPHYKaren Tepera is a Managing Director of Client Services for the Dallas/Fort Worth, Oklahoma, and Midwest regions and is responsible for the growth of third-party management in this 15-state territory. Karen joined Greystar in 2006 through the acquisition of JPI, bringing 25 years of experience. Prior, Karen oversaw national operations of 30,000 units during her 12 years as Executive Vice President for Westdale Asset Management.
Named “Woman of Influence” 2020 Mentor award by GlobeStreet, Karen was recognized for her entrepreneurial spirit and innovative ways to connect and applaud top female leaders as well as nurture leaders of tomorrow. In 2009, Karen founded WAM (Women Asset Managers), who are responsible for the financial performance of $450 billion of multifamily real estate. Karen also founded Greystar’s Client Intern/Analyst Day and the University of North Texas Student Day.
Karen served as President of the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas, Texas Apartment Association Delegate and National Apartment Association Delegate. She also served on the City of Dallas Board of Adjustment and currently sits on The University of North Texas Real Estate Advisory Board. She holds the CPM® and CAPS designations and is a licensed Texas Realtor. Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Texas A&M University.