Karen Zinn

Karen Zinn, AVP Business Services
Associate Vice President, Real Estate
2013 H Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
[email protected]


Karen Zinn joined GW in 2018 as the head of the Office of Real Estate. She brings over 30 years of experience and a background in commercial and institutional management. Prior to joining GW, as principal of KZB Advisors, Karen spent nearly two decades working directly with universities and other non-profit entities in realizing their real estate, facilities, business operations, and overall strategic goals. She has extensive experience in real estate development and management, contract negotiation and financial management as well as organizational structure and process improvement.  

Aside from work, Karen enjoys traveling, gardening, long walks and Pilates.