Betsy Karmin is a partner at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, in the firm’s Real Estate Practice where she concentrates on a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, financing, restructuring, acquisitions and sales. Betsy represents landlords and tenants in office and retail leasing, including ground leases and multi-floor office leases, as well as lenders and borrowers for complex construction, permanent and mezzanine financing. She also represents a national franchiser in structuring complex air rights and redevelopment projects and has extensive experience in equity investing for institutional investors.
Betsy is currently the immediate Past President of the Washington, D.C. chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She serves on the board of directors of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and on the board of directors of Goodwill of Greater Washington. Betsy is also a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and D.C. Building Industry Association (DCBIA).
Ms. Karmin has contributed extensive hours to providing pro bono legal advice to non-profit clients, including The Helen Hayes Awards, Goodwill of Greater Washington, Act Two Performing Arts, Thrive DC, and Clean Air Action Corporation.