Theresa Swensen

Vice President of Accounting

NAI Merin Hunter Codman, Inc.
1601 Forum Place Suite 700
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
United States

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Scope of Experience

As Vice President of Accounting, Ms. Swensen is the senior officer responsible for the firm’s Accounting Department, providing superior direction, leadership, and evaluation. Her responsibilities include supervising corporate, investor, fund, and property management accounting. Additionally, Ms. Swensen manages financial reporting, budgeting, treasury, cash management, and oversees all accounting personnel. She is also entrusted with the implementation of internal controls and best practices for the accounting department. A strategic problem solver, Ms. Swensen provides leadership and mentorship for the accounting team.

Background & Experience

Ms. Swensen joined NAI/Merin Hunter Codman in 2018 as Accounting Manager bringing over a decade of progressive commercial real estate accounting experience. Ms. Swensen quickly rose within NAI Merin Hunter Codman’s accounting department being promoted to Controller then to Vice President due to her advanced technical skills, great work ethic, outstanding leadership, and dedication to ensuring the growth and success of the accounting department. Prior to joining NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Ms. Swensen served as a senior accounting member at O’Connor Capital Partners in Palm Beach, FL where she was hired as the founding accountant within the property management office and managed the implementation of O’Connor’s first Digital Payables System. Ms. Swensen’s prior responsibilities also included the preparation of detailed monthly reports and financial packages, assisting with annual audits and tax returns, staff training and management, lease abstraction and set-up, as well as annual property budgets. 


Ms. Swensen holds a Master’s Degree in Forensic Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL.

Ms. Swensen is proficient in multiple accounting software systems including MRI, Yardi, Kardin, Skyline, and QuickBooks, in addition to Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.


Professional Associations & Designations

International Society of Female Professionals