Elena Puorro serves as a Project Manager at MRK Partners, where she oversees acquisition and development projects from inception to completion, collaborating with various stakeholders including non-profits, housing authorities, lenders, and tax credit syndicators.

Previously, Elena was a member of the CBRE Investment Properties and Capital Markets team in Boise, Idaho where she specialized in helping clients with placing debt and equity financing for multifamily, office, retail, industrial, and hospitality properties throughout the state. Drawing from her background in commercial lending, Elena brings over 24 years of experience in commercial real estate.

Elena holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband and two dogs in Idaho.