Birge & Held is pleased to announce that Therese Cochran, CPM, CAPS joined the firm as the newly appointed Director of Property Management, Client Assets. In this new role, Cochran serves as the head of Birge & Held’s Third-Party Management platform. While primarily focusing on optimizing client asset accounts, Cochran also acts as the in-house LIHTC and Project-Based 8 expert.

Birge & Held’s award-winning management team offers owners a fully integrated real estate platform, developing innovative solutions to improve efficiencies and reduce operating costs to optimize the value of the owner’s real estate portfolio.

Cochran brings more than 25 years of real estate management expertise to the firm. She has leased, managed and repositioned billions of dollars in multifamily assets.

In addition to holding a BA in Real Estate Management from Pierce College, Therese has earned several industry designations including:

  • Certified Property Manager | Institute of Real Estate Management
  • Certified Portfolio Manager | National Apartment Association
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist | National Center for Housing Management
  • Certified Credit Compliance Specialist | Spectrum Companies


About Birge & Held

Birge & Held is a national, private equity real estate investment, construction and management firm, headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Birge & Held focuses on investments in the multifamily commercial real estate space, primarily focusing on the Midwest and Southeast markets. Since its inception in 2008, Birge & Held has acquired more than 10,000 units and currently manages more than 9,500 units across 41 properties, representing an estimated fair market value of $800 million in multifamily assets across the country.

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