Karlin Conklin

Principal, Executive Vice President

Karlin Conklin is a sought-after expert for a wide range of multifamily/real estate investment publications and events including Kiplinger, Globest.com, Multi-Housing News, and ULI. She has sourced, capitalized and helped in the repositioning of over 10,000 multifamily units raising $450 million in equity from institutional partners, Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investors and high net worth individuals. Her transactional volume exceeds $1.5 billion. 

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

As Senior VP for Guardian Real Estate Services (2002-2010), 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 (TIC) 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.


Kiplinger: How to Use a Self-Directed IRA to Invest in Real Estate

GlobeSt.com: Tenancy in Common vs. Delaware Statutory Trust

Portland Monthly “35 Women Changing Everything”: Should you invest in real estate?

Multi-Housing News: 5 Tips for Investing in Multifamily