About Karen Koerner
Born in Kansas and reared in Illinois, Karen resided in Connecticut before moving to South Carolina in 1988. She brings more than 35 years of real estate services practice and the experience of 14 family moves to every transaction. After majoring in accounting at the University of Kansas, Karen married and had two daughters before entering real estate. She was first licensed in Illinois in 1978, where she worked with residential buyers and sellers in the western suburbs of Chicago. In response to her expertise and capabilities, her firm's partners asked her to take charge of the administrative management of the company.
Luxury Market Success
In 1984, the family moved to Greenwich, Connecticut, where Karen managed a relocation counseling company serving Fairfield County. In addition to administrative duties, her responsibilities included recruiting corporate clients, counseling for client employees moving to the greater New York City area, and coordinating their relocation process with area Realtors. Upon completion of the Connecticut licensing requirements, she joined a real estate firm and was selected for their relocation team.
Karen and her family relocated to the Charleston area in 1988. She completed the requirements for a South Carolina license and began assisting both buyers and sellers throughout the Charleston tri-county area. She also managed and marketed properties for PHH Homequity™, a major relocation services company, until it was acquired by Cendant Corporation™.
Education & Expertise
Karen is committed to real estate professional education. She has completed the classwork and passed the exams required to earn the designations of Licensed Broker in South Carolina and Illinois, Graduate Real Estate Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Real Estate Specialist (CRS), Accredited Luxury Home Specialist (ALHS), and ePRO. She is a member of the East Cooper Top Producers Club and a Realtor of Distinction in the Charleston/Trident Association of Realtors.
Karen has proven her dedication to client service over many years. Let her put that experience to work for you!