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Meet the Property Development Department

posted on December 03, 2012, under Conference by

Kathy Deering, right, Vice President for Property Development, reviews plans for Florida Conference's proposed new headquarters location with Deann Hawley, Associate Property Development Director. (Photo: Lee Bennett)

The Property Development Department assists churches, schools, and the Florida Conference Association with all property issues including:

  • Coordinating sales and purchases of real estate.
  • Processing loan applications.
  • Filing county property tax exemptions and appeals.
  • Following up with delinquent loans.
  • Helping resolve code violations.
  • Managing and leasing commercial properties.
  • Facilitating leases for churches.

Heading this department is Kathy Deering, Vice President for Property Development with the Florida Conference Association. Kathy has been a licensed real estate broker since 1989 and uses this knowledge to work for churches and schools in their building programs.

Deann Hawley, the Associate Director, has a law degree from Indiana University as well as a financial background working with credit unions in Indiana and Florida. She is available to assist churches and schools with finance and loan questions.


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