Pennrose taps new VP of operations to lead growing management portfolio in N.J., N.Y. and New England

Pennrose, which develops and operates conventional, affordable, mixed-income and mixed-use communities throughout the U.S., on Wednesday said Carmen Hendrickson has been named as vice president of operations. In her new role, she will be tasked with overseeing Pennrose’s management portfolio in the northern New Jersey, New York and New England regions.

“One of the key pillars of Pennrose’s strategic plan is positioning the organization well for future growth, and we are thrilled to expand our property management team in an area growing rapidly,” Mark Dambly, CEO of Pennrose, said. “With demonstrated success in affordable housing, property development and facilitating scalable business growth, Carmen will be a tremendous asset to our team.”

Hendrickson brings nearly 15 years of experience in property management, including all aspects of affordable housing, market rate and retail. Most recently, she served as vice president of affordable housing for Phipps Housing Services in New York, where she oversaw compliance managers, leasing coordinators and property managers to ensure the financial health of the organization, maximize occupancy and lease up rates, foster positive resident relations and ensure compliance. She also previously held property management positions with the Moinian Group, the Michaels Organization and Smith & Green.

Hendrickson earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from City University of New York and her MBA in community economic development from Southern New Hampshire University. She also has certifications in Certified Professional Occupancy and Certified Credit Compliance Specialist.