Christy R. McArter

Christy R. McArter

Administrative Assistant
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Christy R. McArter

Administrative Assistant

With more than 20 years of experience in administrative related work, Christy joined FIA in 2013 as an Administrative Assistant to the Portfolio Management Team in the Atlanta, Georgia office of Forest Investment Associates.  Christy is primarily responsible for the day-to-day administrative needs of the team, including timber sale administration, lease administration, maintaining department files, invoicing, travel and meeting organization, and close coordination with Field Service Providers for property related needs.  Additionally, she works closely with the Manager of Dispositions assisting with land sales.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining FIA, Christy served in administrative roles in construction and real estate.  Previous company experience includes McCleskey Construction Company, Charles Rutenburg Realty and Lend Lease Real Estate Investments, Inc.

What is your business philosophy?

Work smarter, not harder.

Why did you choose this field / career path?

As a young, working mother, I was focused on long term. Administrative work cuts across nearly every industry and every city, so there is always opportunity there.  It allows me to work with many different personalities and provides a broad range of responsibilities to keep it challenging and interesting.

What is one of the best lessons you’ve learned during your career?

Always be learning. Be a sponge for information and use it to enhance your skills.

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt


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