Since 2004, Ms. McKay has been working extensively in large, mixed-income project management, community development, real estate finance, and data analysis of large projects in distressed urban areas. Ms. McKay is a native New Orleanian and is proud of her Post Katrina contributions to the redevelopment of her beloved city. She previously served as Project Manager at McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS) and was responsible for the coordination and implementation of mixed-income and mixed-use projects at B.W. Cooper and Iberville. Her activities include working with local agencies and officials, securing and leveraging project financing, and coordinating public and private partners.
Prior to joining MBS, Ms. McKay completed a University of Pennsylvania Center for Urban Redevelopment Excellence (CUREx) fellowship in New Orleans, during which time she served as a project manager for Columbia Residential’s Columbia Parc development in New Orleans.
Ms. McKay has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Houston and a graduate certificate in Urban Development from the University of Pennsylvania. Monika currently chairs the Grants Committee at GNOF.