Accounting and Support Staff

Supporting the Management of Over 2 Million Square Feet of Property

Vicki Karl: Operations Manager

Vicki Karl

Operations Manager

After relocating to Texas in 1998, Ms. Karl joined the former Burns & Noble team specifically to oversee the accounting for all third-party managed properties as well as to provide office management and HR services. Having majored in accounting at the University of Pittsburgh, Vicki’s experience in commercial property management began in the accounting department of George D. Zamias, Developer, a Johnstown, Pennsylvania based company specializing…

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Dana Pryor: Accounting Assistant

Dana Pryor

Accounting Assistant

Prior to joining our company, Dana worked in cash management for a large retail chain for 4 years. In 1997 she joined the former Burns & Noble, now Burns Commercial Properties as the receptionist, but after two years was promoted to Accounting Clerk. Currently, Dana handles over 35 retail and office properties in Burns Commercial Properties management portfolio. Her knowledge, skills and willingness to help are a valuable asset…

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Karen Barr: Accounting Assistant

Karen Barr

Accounting Assistant

Prior to joining the former Burns & Noble team in 2004, Karen served in various positions in the banking industry for over 20 years and, as her career moved upward, she worked in the brokerage field for 5 years. Her first position was as the front desk receptionist but after a year of excellent work, she was promoted to the accounting department as an Accounting Clerk/Assistant. Karen continues in that position with Burns Commercial Properties…

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Tammy Birdsong: Accountant

Tammy Birdsong


Tammy Birdsong joined the Burns Commercial Properties team in July 2010. Prior to settling in East Texas, Tammy is a native Houstonian who received her B.S. in Management from Park University. She also holds her Texas Real Estate Salesperson License. Tammy began her commercial real estate career in the fall of 1996 at Trammell Crow Company in Austin, Texas. She continued her TCC career in Dallas from 2001-2007 working very closely…

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Rebecca Hitt: Brokerage Dept. Admin. Assistant

Rebecca Hitt

Brokerage Dept. Admin. Assistant

Rebecca joined the Burns Commercial Properties team in July of 2016 as Administrative Assistant at the Plaza Tower office after a twenty year career in the hospitality industry as the General Manager of a local timeshare resort. In January, with the retirement of Peggie Jenkins, she transitioned to the Brokerage and Leasing Department as Administrative Assistant. Prior to moving to Tyler, Rebecca studied Science and English at Trinity…

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Cindi Wolcott: Admin. Assistant

Cindi Wolcott

Admin. Assistant

Cindi is the first point of contact at our Home office both in person and on the telephone. Prior to joining Burns Commercial Properties, she worked in television for 19 years as a National Sales Assistant along with other positions within the industry. Additionally Ms. Wolcott gained experience in accounting and payroll within the healthcare industry and segued into a position as a Life Enrichment Coordinator at an assisted care facility, where she…

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