Sarah J. Allen
Ms. Allen joined Newport Capital Partners in 2021 and is a Vice President on the Asset Management team. In this capacity, she is primarily responsible for developing and executing the strategic business plans of the Firm’s assets including leasing, financing and debt compliance, and implementing capital improvement plans. Additionally, she directs and oversees property-level performance, maintains lender relationships, assists with acquisitions, dispositions, and other investment decisions, and collaborates with Newport’s internal functional groups.
Ms. Allen has more than 12 years of experience focused on asset and portfolio management. Prior to joining Newport, she was an Asset Manager with Banner Real Estate Group. During her tenure, she implemented operational, asset management, and capital markets activities for the firm’s multifamily and self-storage assets with $1 billion+ in gross value. Prior to Banner Real Estate, she was an Associate with American Realty Advisors and assisted in the asset management oversight of office and industrial assets. Previously, she was an Associate of Finance and Investments with Starwood Retail Partners responsible for property and fund-level strategic planning, leasing, valuation and forecasting, and capital markets efforts of a $1.5 billion+ shopping mall and lifestyle center portfolio. She began her career as an Assistant Portfolio Officer in BNY Mellon’s Wealth Management Group.
Ms. Allen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Suffolk University and her Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate (MPS) in Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies.