Dr. Maureen Coughlin is a Founder and Principal of IGUA Group Inc., a New York State corporate real estate brokerage. She currently serves as the Managing Director of the company’s charter school facilities division. In her current role, Maureen is able to provide her clients with intelligent solutions to their facility challenges by integrating experiences obtained in her two lifelong career pursuits: education and real estate. As a celebrated educator, she has served on several graduate and undergraduate business school faculties in the New York Metropolitan area, giving her an understanding of the impact of physical environment on the educational process and a clear picture as to how real estate expenses fit into the financial operations of a newly-chartered school. A New York State Licensed Real Estate Broker for more than three decades, Maureen has enjoyed success in real estate sales, syndication and development; most notably, she has placed more than twenty-five charter schools in their long-term facilities. Born and educated in New York City, Dr. Coughlin has raised her family here and continues to make it her home.