Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate Names Karen Monroe Marketing Director

Posted by Karen Monroe — March 9, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO – (March 10, 2008) – Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate is pleased to announce that Karen Monroe has joined the company as Marketing Director. After a year of providing consulting services in public relations and marketing, Monroe recently accepted the full-time position as marketing director. She works from the firm’s Presidio headquarters.“We are fortunate to have Karen Monroe join us. Her broad local and national media and marketing experience, and ownership of Karen Monroe Public Relations will be a key asset in sustaining and building our luxury market leading position,” said Avram Goldman, President and CEO of Pacific Union.Last year, Monroe was working with real estate firms as a public relations consultant in her own practice when she became involved with Pacific Union. About six months ago, she took on a more active role with Pacific Union to help restructure the marketing department and position it for enhanced success in 2008. The rest is history.Monroe brings more than 20 years of experience in journalism as a beat reporter and magazine editor, advertising sales executive, marketing professional and public relations consultant to Pacific Union. She opened Karen Monroe Public Relations consulting in 2000, serving a variety of clients from artists and athletes to universities and website launches.Monroe earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and marketing at California State University, Long Beach. In her free time she enjoys running marathons and recently ran her 43rd marathon in Los Angeles.Pacific Union GMAC Real EstateSince 1975, Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate has thoughtfully matched generations of buyers and sellers throughout the entire Bay Area. Pacific Union GMAC focuses on delivering outstanding quality and unparalleled service to a full spectrum of discerning clients. Pacific Union GMAC is the only firm in California to receive a distinguished four star International Property Award in association with CNBC Europe and the London Daily Mirror for superior marketing materials and client services in the luxury marketplace. A premier, locally managed brokerage with knowledgeable, experienced real estate professionals, Pacific Union GMAC takes a leading edge to new technology applications designed to enhance the client experience. Pacific Union is a GMAC Home Services company. For more information, visit

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