Kathy Franson has been working for Vernet Properties since 2004. Kathy has always had a passion for real estate and construction. She received her real estate license in 2003 and immediately got involved in real estate development. Kathy has many years of experience managing commercial properties and building relationships with contractors and tenants alike. She currently oversees 9 different commercial locations, with over 80 different tenants. Kathy also serves as the office manager for Vernet Properties and oversees all things administrative.
-2003, Massachusetts Real Estate Sales Person License #9062303
-2017, Certified Property Manager Candidate IREM – Institute of Real Estate Management
Vernet Properties / Curns, Vernet & Associates Inc.
Manage several commercial properties (retail and office) in Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.
Coordinate renovation projects, day-to-day maintenance and oversee contractors/vendors
Single point of contact for over 100 commercial tenants – 24 hours a day.
Responsible for all bookkeeping for 11 different entities, including payroll and CAM management.
Responsible for Insurance & Risk Management ensuring that necessary insurance is in place for all locations.
Managed Business and Employees for self-storage facility in Danvers, MA (2007 – 2009).
Northpoint Realty Development Corp.
Served as the Human Resources Representative for the organization including health insurance administration, benefits management, employee relations and maintenance of personnel files.
Oversaw daily functions in office including: supervision of administrative support personnel, Policies and Procedures, employee handbook, implementation of retirement plan.
Marketing – Oversaw marketing of all projects including advertising, website design and overhaul, expo booth design, brochures, and other marketing materials.
N. Andover, MA
Converge (Formerly NECX)
Delivered superior 24-hour service and support to 160 Converge employees by providing them with a single point of contact to report all computer related issues including hardware, software, network, application and telecom.
Served as Team Leader to Helpdesk and Desktop Teams as well as coach and mentor junior level technicians.
Awarded Converge 2002 “Key Contributor Award” for my dedication, hard work and sacrifices.
Supervised 3 Administrative Assistants and the Receptionist within the Operations group.
Served as Team Leader for technical review & final preparation of government contract proposals: supervising other team members; reformatting & editing; copying & assembly of proposals & appendices; packaging for timely delivery.