Marilyn Thomas Retires After 46 Years in the Affordable Housing Industry

Marilyn Thomas, Regional Manager at Conifer Realty, LLC has officially retired after 46 years in the affordable housing industry.

During her tenure at Conifer, Marilyn oversaw a portfolio of 48 apartment communities in three states with over 1,500 apartment units for the past 33 years.

Mrs. Thomas was Vice President at Patterson-Erie Corporation where she was in charge of management from 1983 to 1998 of both the affordable housing and market rate apartments. Prior to that, she worked in the real estate industry for LaJohn, Realtors for 14 years.

Prior to joining Conifer in January, 2004, Mrs. Thomas served as Vice President of Home Properties and HP Resident services since 1999. At Home Properties, she was the Regional Leader for the Erie region, which consisted of 51 communities representing 1,588 units in four states.

She has had extensive training and experience in affordable housing including Low Income Housing Tax Credits, along with being a Certified Property Manager since 1988 and a Real Estate Broker in Pennsylvania.

“Marilyn has been such an outstanding leader at Conifer for nearly 20 years,” said Tim Fournier, President and CEO. “Her commitment, dedication and respect for the Conifer mission, her colleagues and her many residents were evident in how she led her team every day. We thank Marilyn for her many years of outstanding service, but more importantly for her kind, caring way and her friendship.”

We would like to wish Marilyn all the best in her retirement!