Garden City, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2014
NAPW honors Katie Kuo Hwa Kao as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Kao is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in real estate. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters.
With more than 30 years of experience in the commercial banking industry, Ms. Kao has held the title of Senior Vice President / President at a number of financial institutions. During her successful tenure in banking, Ms. Kao honed her skills in finance, credit administration, retail banking management and client services, both in the United States and abroad.
Ms. Kao has since transitioned from banking to real estate, and today is a Licensed Real Estate Sales Person at Keller Williams Realty in New York City. Specializing in both commercial and residential properties, Ms. Kao’s extensive background in banking is a huge asset in her current role as she assists consumers with their real estate needs. Her vast knowledge of mortgages enables her to help clients navigate the often overwhelming process of acquiring the loans they need when purchasing real estate, whether it’s a dream home, a commercial building or an investment property.
A graduate of Pace University with a Bachelor’s degree in Managerial Accounting, Ms. Kao is Founding Member and President of the New York Chapter for the Asian Real Estate Association of America. She has been instrumental in the Association’s expansive growth in the New York City area and looks forward to continuing the momentum in the future.
Awards & Accomplishments: Member of the National Assoc. of Realtors, Chinese Am. Real Estate Assoc., Women's Council of Realtors, New York State Assoc. of Realtors, Asian Real Estate Assoc. of Am., Long island Board of Realtors, National Assoc. of Asian Am. Professionals and Certified Commercial Investment Management
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