IRE Hires Cornelius as Accounting Manager

Mary Cornelius

IRE Hires Cornelius as Accounting Manager

PRESS RELEASE: York, PA – October 18, 2018

Locally owned and operated Investment Real Estate, LLC (IRE) announces the hiring of Mary Cornelius as Accounting Manager.

Mary works directly with Chris Riley, Chief Operating & Financial Officer, and is responsible for managing the daily accounting functions for the Investment Real Estate Group of Companies (IREGC) including Investment Real Estate (IRE), Investment Real Estate Construction (IREC) and Investment Real Estate Management (IREM). Her responsibilities include providing key support and administration in banking and treasury, accounts payable and receivable, payroll support and financial reporting. She also works with the Accounting Assistant.

“Mary brings a wealth of commercial real estate experience to our group of companies. Her expansive skills and knowledge will support and add tremendous value to all of our operations. In addition, her glowing personality and willingness to help others make her a perfect fit into the culture at IRE. Welcome Mary!” states John Gilliland, President & CEO.


Mary brings 35 years of both commercial and residential real estate experience to her role with IRE. Additionally, she has also been involved in various types of construction companies, implementing such processes as cost accounting and proper reporting for job profitability. She has also worked with new startup companies, has helped set them up on the federal level and followed through on all state and local municipality legalities. She has a thorough understanding of accounting practices with a good attention to processes, procedures and details, which will improve the accuracy of company financial reporting.

In her spare time, Mary enjoys spending time with her family and close friends. Motorcycle rides with her fiancé is one of her greatest pleasures. She loves to cook and bake, finding satisfaction in her guests or family thoroughly enjoying a meal. Mary is an avid reader and helps often with breast cancer fundraising and awareness.

When asked about joining IRE, Mary says, “I look forward to working with all the great people at Investment Real Estate. I am very excited to be involved in the company growth and expansion! I believe that fantastic things lie ahead for the IREGC.”

For more information, contact Jess Dubbs, Director of Marketing.