Senior REIT Analyst
Susan Downey serves as Senior REIT Analyst for The Rainier Companies and brings nearly ten years of accounting and real estate experience to Rainier’s accounting team. She is responsible for portfolio reporting, accounting, and compliance for the corporate entities of one of Rainier’s investment partners. Ms. Downey began her career in public accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she audited a variety of financial services clients including real estate, private equity, and hedge funds. More recently, Ms. Downey was a Fund Controller at a Chicago based private equity firm and managed a team responsible for the accounting and reporting activities of a real estate fund with net assets in excess of $1B and investments across property types. Prior to moving to Dallas and joining Rainier in 2019, Ms. Downey was an Accounting Manager at Revantage Corporate Services in Chicago where she helped oversee the reporting for a portfolio of hotel properties and onboarded new acquisitions to the real estate investment platform. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from New York University and her Master of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago.