Joan McDonnell, Chief Financial Officer

Joan McDonnell

Joan McDonnell has over 28 years of background in finance, accounting, and operations. Her previous experience includes Big 4 CPA firm Deloitte & Touche with vast involvement within the public and private sector with an emphasis on reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.


As the company’s Chief Financial Officer, Ms. McDonnell’s focus is on effective financial reporting, cost management accounting, and control solutions in order to gain efficiencies and strengthen reporting compliance.


She provides direct management of the company’s accounting team and recommends and implements accounting policies and procedures for numerous income producing accounts across multiple cost centers throughout Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, and Florida. She is responsible for accurate monthly income reporting, supervision of supplementary monthly, quarterly, and annual financial information, and management of tax reporting. She coordinates hard close and year end audits with external auditors and manages all cash transactions and banking relationships. Ms. McDonnell has established a cooperative and professional working environment with the company’s Executive Vice Presidents as well as the company’s operations, HR, and Business Development teams.


Her involvement in positive growth industries has resulted in a successful track record of leading change with the implementation of proven industry best practices in financial operations. Ms. McDonnell has demonstrated skill in strategic planning combined with financial, technical, and business acumen resulting from a diverse professional background and hands on experience to drive business growth. Owens Realty Services is proud to have her as a part of our dynamic team.



Hofstra University -BBA Accounting


Professional Certification
Certified Public Accountant, New York