Margaret Borja

Chief Accounting Officer
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Mrs. Borja joined Newport Capital Partners in 2016 and serves as the Chief Accounting Officer.  In this capacity, she is responsible for the Firm’s accounting and reporting functions related to real estate properties, investment vehicles, investors, and corporate activities, and is a member of the Investment Committee.  She shares responsibility on the Firm’s investment strategy, operations, risk management, capital markets, and investor relationships.  In addition, she has oversight of NCP’s corporate operations including compliance, human resources, information technology, and insurance.

Mrs. Borja has over 14 years of real estate accounting experience including real estate consolidation and transaction accounting, and property accounting.  Prior to joining NCP, she was a Supervisor on the Financial Reporting Outsourcing team with RSM US LLP.  Her responsibilities included accounting and reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on behalf of corporate and real estate fund clients.  Prior to RSM, she was a Senior Accountant with Lincoln Property Company and prepared financial statements for the firm’s property management clients, reviewed and reconciled variances, and completed disbursement and audit requests.  She began her career as a Staff Accountant with Prairie Management & Development and provided management support on general ledger and accounts receivable analysis.

Mrs. Borja received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy, magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and supporter of St. Benedict Parish in Chicago, IL and nonprofit organization Feed My Starving Children.