Q&A with Katja Falconer, Executive Assistant


What is your role at Hungerford Properties?

I am the Executive Assistant to the Partners (Michael, Andrew, and George) at Hungerford Properties. I help make business happen! I work closely with them to form and accomplish mutual goals and provide high-level support that ensures their success in achieving business goals.

What type of projects are you working on?

I work on many different projects, but most importantly we are working hard on employee engagement and looking at how we work every day. We are continually evolving and improving how we do business.

What is your favourite part of your job?

Teamwork! It’s very exciting to be a trusted team member working directly with our leadership team. It is incredibly rewarding to be able to work with smart and ambitious individuals. I am constantly challenged, learning and growing.

What is it like working on the Leadership team?

I truly enjoy working with executives and leaders. My job is fast paced, with many responsibilities. It’s essential to stay organized and to manage time and work space. As a growing business, Hungerford Properties is constantly changing and evolving. I thrive on this type of environment. My input and support are truly valued across the company.

What makes Hungerford Properties different from other developers?

The people. We are entrepreneurial and are a fairly young company. Our employees are always willing to help each other. This is a great place to grow and see real change.

What is the project you are most proud of?

I am proud to be able to represent the partners and to always provide a positive outlook every day.

What are for you, the right qualities to work on the Leadership team?

Collaboration and accountability! To make this happen you need strong communication and organizational skills. I see myself as a collaborator with our executives.

Tell us about one of the Hungerford Properties' value and how you are living it?

Relationships: I take the time to form strong relationships with co-workers at all levels of the organization, the Partners, and other stakeholders. It is important to listen to the needs of others and to give complete attention to what people say and ask questions to understand their concerns. I am considered a true partner and trusted advisor to many.