Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Shannon JensenAs Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Ms. Jensen leads and manages the Acquisitions legal team in acquiring new real estate assets for the company’s real estate portfolio.  Ms. Jensen also serves as lead attorney on large or complex acquisitions and legal matters for Portfolio Acquisitions, and oversees the corporate area within the Legal department.  She manages document and process infrastructure, and manages and monitors compliance with policies and procedures. After the company acquires new properties, she works with all internal departments to disseminate the information necessary to operate and manage the assets properly.  Ms. Jensen also assists the General Counsel in the duties of Corporate Secretary.

Ms. Jensen joined Realty Income in 2013 as Associate Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel, was promoted to Vice President, Senior Legal Counsel and Assistant Secretary in 2015 and to her current position in December 2015. Prior to joining Realty Income, Ms. Jensen worked as a Senior Attorney for Latham and Watkins LLP. Her twelve years’ experience there provided her with the expertise to address the complex legal issues that arise from owning and managing a large portfolio of commercial real estate. Most notably, Ms. Jensen represented Realty Income and managed a large team of attorneys in connection with the company’s lease and property diligence of the 515 properties that Realty Income acquired in early 2013. She also represented another REIT in connection with its acquisition and leasing of properties over a five-year period, and represented property owners in developing and leasing shopping centers from the ground up. This experience provided a strong foundation for her current position.

Ms. Jensen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Utah, and a Juris Doctor degree from Cornell Law School, Cum Laude.

Professional Organizations:
Member, State Bar of California, Real Property Law Section
Member, San Diego Bar Association
Member, Counsel of Shopping Centers