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Pine Tree Welcomes New Hires to Accounting Team

By May 7, 2019February 9th, 2020Front Page, Press Releases, Team

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (May 6, 2019) – Northbrook-based Pine Tree, LLC is growing. Today the retail real estate company announced the hiring of Yuhan “Carrie” Meng as Property Accountant and Tammy Macdonald as Senior Property Accountant for a portion of its national shopping center portfolio. Meng and Macdonald will be based in Pine Tree’s Northbrook, Ill. office.

Carrie Meng comes to Pine Tree after serving as Staff Accountant for Chen & Fan Accountancy Corporation in San Jose, CA, where she conducted annual financial statement audits of public companies in the technology sector. Before that, Meng was a Consultant for the University of Illinois Business Intelligence Group.
Meng is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned her Master of Science in Accountancy. She earned her Bachelor of Accounting from Shandong University in Jinan, China. She is a resident of Buffalo Grove, Ill.

Tammy Macdonald comes to Pine Tree after serving as Staff Accountant for FirstKey Homes. Prior to that, she was an Advanced Auditor for the State of Wisconsin Department of Children & Families and a Senior Accountant for Craig Steven Development Corporation.

Macdonald earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Marketing, graduating Cum Laude, from Carthage College. She is an Eagle Scout Mentor and a member of the Wisconsin Department of Children & Families Affirmative Action Advisory Committee. Macdonald is a resident of Grayslake, Ill.

“We’re proud to welcome Tammy and Carrie to the Pine Tree team,” said Phil Spitz, Executive Vice President, Financial Reporting & Accounting. “In addition to their extensive individual experience in accounting, Carrie and Tammy both have the discipline, dedication, and resourcefulness that Pine Tree strives to gives its stakeholders across its national portfolio of shopping centers”


About Pine Tree:
Pine Tree, LLC is a Northbrook, Illinois-based full-service real estate company specializing in retail. Since its founding in 1995, Pine Tree has acquired nearly 100 properties and completed over $2.2 billion in transactions. The company’s projects are located across the United States.

Press Contact:
Kasia Yuska
(800) 970-7392 or (520) 299-1000