Lily Selwa is the Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting for Olshan Properties where she oversees the accounting, administration and reporting on Olshan’s portfolio of hotel, commercial and residential properties.
Prior to joining Olshan Properties, Mrs. Selwa was the Director of Accounting at AmTrust where she oversaw all aspects of accounting for 10 million SF of commercial office and retail space including development of mixed use real estate focusing in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Chicago. At AmTrust, she lead the implementation of MRI’s web based accounting software including review of practices, set up and training. Prior to AmTrust, Mrs. Selwa was at Colliers International, one of the top three real estate providers in the US. Lily started her career at Colliers in their Vancouver, Canada office and joined the New York office in 2011 as Regional Finance Director. In this role, she oversaw the restructuring and integration of the NY office to the company’s shared services platform resulting in significant savings for the company. Mrs. Selwa’s expertise also includes working on various real estate strategies projecting the cash and GAAP impact, identifying activities that trigger accounting transactions, analyzing financial statements, financial due diligence on acquisitions, and the cash flow impact of acquisitions and restructurings.
Mrs. Selwa received a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Calgary and is a CPA.