As Controller at George Comfort & Sons, Marlene Monks is responsible for the financial operations and financial reporting of approximately 25 properties; plus she is involved in the vital function of risk management. Marlene has worked in this position at the firm since 1998.
Prior to that, she spent eight years in public accounting, six of which were in real estate, and five years in financial consulting. Her previous background as an auditor greatly enhanced her analytical skills and accounting knowledge. As an entrepreneur/consultant, Marlene assisted clients with setting up accounting software, and accounting policies and procedures to run their real estate companies.
A native of Hyde Park, New York, Marlene currently lives in Manhattan. She is a graduate of PACE University in NYC, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Public Accounting.