Charlene A. Friedman is the Chief Financial Officer and has primary responsibility for developing the firm's property management policies, procedures, and the delivery of its services. She serves as Broker of Record, licensed in Pennsylvania for Industrial-Commercial Realty, LLC, the commercial, brokerage, and management division of Friedman Real Estate Group.
Prior to her affiliation with Friedman Real Estate Group, Mrs. Friedman was first an educator of children with special needs. Her real estate career began with residential sales before following the path to commercial-investment practice.
Mrs. Friedman received a BS from Seton Hall University and has done post graduate study in Accounting at Penn State University. She has acquired several real estate designations including a Certified Property Manager (CPM) of the Institute of Real Estate Management and a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute, an Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) of the Real Estate Buyers Agent Council, Real Estate Cyberspace Specialist (RECS) of the Real Estate Cyberspace Society, as well as the At Home with Diversity: One America Certification of the National Association of Realtors. She is Past President of the Central Pennsylvania Chapter 96 of the Institute of Real Estate Management and was a recipient of the Certified Property Manager of the Year in 1991. Charlene has previously served on the Centre County Housing Authority Advisory Commission. She is Past President of the Downtown State College Partnership and Centre County Association of REALTORS®. In January of 2000 she was honored as the Centre County REALTOR® of the Year. She has taught Professional Standards for Property Management for Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® and Property Management for Penn State University.