Kathleen Landau


A member of the Commonwealth Real Estate Services Executive team, Kathleen has been involved with the manufactured housing industry since 1996. Her experience is not only limited to management, but also as a manufactured housing community owner, giving her a unique skill set perfectly aligned to serving the financial needs of all our clients. Kathleen was born and raised in Oakland, California, where she first started gaining experience in bookkeeping and all the intricacies of running a business while wearing many different hats in a company owned by her family. After graduating with a degree in accounting from Western Washington University in June, 1987, Kathleen started her formal career as an accountant with a regional interior supply company in the Seattle area. She was subsequently hired as an internal auditor/accountant with PACCAR Inc. in Bellevue, Washington. After starting and raising a family, she joined Commonwealth Investors to manage their accounting in 1996 on a part-time basis. Her responsibilities grew as she served as a consultant to the Commonwealth Real Estate Services and helped perform various auditing related functions. In 2009 Kathleen was asked to head the accounting department as the Accounting Manager. Under the tutelage of Kathleen the accounting department has grown, and in 2013 Kathleen stepped into the position of Controller. Kathleen supervises the accounting team who are responsible for over 100 property portfolio accounts.