Pope & Land Responsibilities: Lori Cohan oversees the operations and property management for all Pope & Land owned and third-party managed assets. Lori is responsible for directing the company’s property management staff, as well as overseeing the preparation of the annual business plan for each property, with emphasis on maximizing the owner’s return, while ensuring the property is maintained in a professional manner.
Professional Experience: Prior to joining Pope & Land, Lori was with Realty Trust Group, LLC for 8 years. She oversaw various aspects of asset management, operations, property management and facility management for a regional health system, a multi-specialty physician group, a multi-location eye group and worked with two publicly traded REITs. Lori was instrumental in standardizing operations and implementing procedures as well as protocols in lease administration, accounting, construction management, engineering and property management for the regional health system as the portfolio tripled in size. Previously, she was with Cousins Properties Incorporated for 13 years and had managed Class A office, retail and medical, including The Avenue, Bank of America Plaza, The Pinnacle, and Northside Alpharetta Medical buildings.
Education: Lori received her Bachelor of Science in Management from Georgia Tech and has obtained the real estate designations of Real Property Administrator (RPA) and Facilities Management Administrator (FMA) from Building Owners and Managers Institute (BOMI). Additionally, she holds the credential of LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Membership: Lori is an active member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and currently serves on the Board of Directors.
Personal: Lori lives in Acworth, Georgia with her husband and three children.