Jenny Ourada is a Vice President and leader of real estate transaction closing activities for both equity and debt transactions. She joined Washington Capital’s Seattle office in 2000. She directs the closing process and legal review of projects. Jenny has provided asset management leadership, including the development of a 3 million square foot master planned industrial park.
Jenny began her career in income property real estate in 1977, primarily focusing on marketing, production, underwriting, and closing. Prior to 2000, she was a Group Manager with Washington Mutual Bank, leading a team of 10 professionals responsible for managing an average of 150 active commercial and multi-family real estate transactions from application through closing. She was also an Underwriter at Home Street Capital, an independent Loan Broker, a Contract Closing Coordinator, a Mortgage Banker Loan Officer, and a Video Production Specialist.
She has been active in her local chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), particularly CREW Careers, a national mentoring program which educates young women about opportunities in commercial real estate. She received Washington State’s Certificate of Real Estate and has attended numerous industry seminars. Jenny was the Co-Founder and Committee Chairman of the Income Property Closers Association for the Washington Mortgage Bankers Association.