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APTS The Rainmaker Michael Simmons Community Realty Management CONTENTS MARCH 2017 VOL. XVII ISSUE 7 Described universally as professional, ethical and understanding, Michael Simmons, President of

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PAA Trade Show Education Conference April 5 Valley Forge Casino Resort Schedule of Events Current Human Resource Dilemmas Helen Marshall, Campus Apartments Jacob Sitman, Fitzpatrick, Lentz and Bub

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COHEN, WILLWERTH MARRACCINI PRESENTS THE TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION Dont Monkey Around As those in the property management industry can testify, the issues that fall under the fair housing umbrel

Multifamily professionals started the year regions rich apartment indusOne of the most interesting years in the on a high note after hearing from economic experts who with aforecasts with of awards di

2017 INDUSTRY CALENDAR 2013 Winter Calendar MARCH 2 DAA Trade ShowMaintenance Mania 8th Joint Real Estate Forecast Luncheon, Philadelphia 57 NAHMA Winter Meeting Federal Issues 10th NJAA Seminar Leasi

AAGP Education Update The associations education program was sucVERSIONS OF LOGO 610 6641800 or PAA East Educationendofyear COLOR INFORMATION For information on PAA East education ces

The education room at NJAA headquarters in Monroe Township will be bustling with activity this spring as the association hosts several education sessions along with NAA certification courses. Always a

DAA EducationEvents Update With a new president and the continuing assimilation of the recently appointed executive director, the Delaware Apartment Association is getting off to an auspicious start i

With an unparalleled lineup of education and events on the PAA Central calendar, the association is already ahead of the game and poised to provide another record setting year of excellence for their

NAHMA Honors Affordable Housing Industrys Best The National Affordable Housing Management Association NAHMA announced the winners of its annual Industry and AHMA Awards, which will be presented at its

AHMA of the Year Given to local AHMAs using criteria such as size, number of members, success in membership recruitment, membership retention, education and training course attendance, financial stab

Shop and Steve Shop and Steve Meridian Capital Group, LLC Negotiates Meridian Capital Group, LLC Negotiates Madden. The propMadden. 33 Million in in Financing for Properties in New erties areareThe pr

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In The News... New Addition at Northern Waterproofing Congratulations to Dave Guinan of Northern Waterproofing and Danielle Stokes who welcomed their son Declan James to the world on January 10th. Dec

BetterNOI Announces Eric Broughton as CEO BetterNOI recently announced the addition of a new leader and partner that will allow the company to continue creating innovative products, to enhance the org announced that it has acquired Capture the Market, a leading provider of video marketing to the multifamily and student housing industries. CTM will be combined with Ellipse Design, OnSites

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TrumpOnomics the Focus of PAA East Presidents Dinner With a new president in office, economists and business people are placing their focus on trying to gauge what the next four years will be like for

PAA East Presidents Dinner John Nichols from Unitex with Pete Quercetti and former PAA president Gunti Weissenberger of Westover Companies Caroline Adillon of Viking Associates and Jamie Borodin of

PAA East Presidents Dinner Andrew Blair from The Galman Group and Charlene Delia of Western Pest Services Bill DeMarco of Imacutech with Emily Martin and Nick DeFrancesco from For Rent Media Solutio

PAA East Presidents Dinner Steve Dicker from P. Cooper Roofing and Jason Zerbe of InterSolutions A very svelte Robert Wilson from Penn Outdoor Services and Jayme Dragani of InterSolutions Karen Met

PAA East Presidents Dinner Brian Miller and Denise Widmeir from Berger Rental Communities Despite the ominous forecast for the next morning, PAA East members turned out in record numbers for the ann

PAA East Presidents Dinner PAA East board members Jonathan Stavin from PMC and Jessica Scully of Scully Company Rarely seen apart are industry veterans Lon Poland and Eric Insinger from Multi Housin

We Didnt Build Our Reputation... Our Customers Did. In 1905, a warehouse which now stands at the corner of Morgan and Warren Streets in the Powerhouse Arts District of Jersey City was built for the C

Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon Starts the Year Off On a Positive Note VERSIONS OF LOGO COLOR INFORMATION The unofficial kickoff to the industry year took place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downt

Economic Forecast Luncheon At its final quarterly general membership meeting of 2012, a new slate of officers and board of directors were elected for 2013. Kevin Wolfgang, who became DAA president in

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2017 Officers and New Board Members Installed, PresidentElect Announced at NJAA Annual Meeting The Imperia in Somerset, NJ was the place to be as NJAA members returned for the Annual Membership Meetin

NJAA Annual Meeting Executive Director Brogan presented a floral bouquet to President Aber following her midterm address Board member Steve Waters from Morgan Properties was officially announced as

NJAA Annual Meeting Board members Diana Penn, Steve Dicker of P. Cooper Roofing and NJAA convention chairman Joe Spadaccini from Kamson Board member Ron Ladell of AvalonBay receives a gift of apprec

NJAA Annual Meeting Jim Boisits from Multi Housing Depot, Adam Wojnar of Old City Renovators and Ralph Ciniglia from Wilmar Gordon Stein and board member Larry Stein from Appliance Brokers LTD The

NJAA Annual Meeting Fernando Cabrera of Affiliated Mgmt. Matt Adler, Adler Mgmt. Carolyn Fell, Direct Supplies Warehouse and Steve Rudolph of AFR Furniture Rental Diane Van Lear and Elizabeth Hawk f

The Rainmaker Inspired by his first mentor, Michael Simmons now inspires others in the industry with unwavering standards of professionalism ichael Simmons considers himself a rainmaker. M2003, when S

IREM Chapter 101. In 1993 and again in 2014 he was named the chapters CPM of the Year. He became IREM national president in 1999, the first and only AfricanAmerican president in IREMs history. It was

The Rainmaker continued from page 41 Michelle Storino, vice president of operations at CRM, describes Simmons as the most professional, ethical, understanding, comprehensive president Ive ever worked

O COLOR INFORMATION Save the Date PAA East Helping Hands 3rd Annual Amazing Race to support The National Kidney Foundation and Travis Manion Foundation Thursday, April 27 West Chester, PA 300pm Reg

IREM Members Start the Party on Conference Eve Though the annual IREM TriState Conference is held over one and a half days, in recent years it has been extended to an additional evening before it offi

Contents Recipe with Chef Mechling . 7 Fun Stuff ............................. 9 Month in Review Preview 10 Industry Calendar .............. 11 AAGP Education Info .......... 12 Apartment All Stars

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Korman Residential named a finalist in the 5th Annual Firstrust Bank Business First Awards Firstrust Bank has been honoring local businesses recognized in their field for their dedication to Community

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Equipment Marketers Hosts 24th Annual Commercial Laundry Trade Show The only laundry trade show in the midAtlantic region bringing together laundry owners and operators E quipment Marketers, a comme

DAA Hosts Benefits of Membership Seminar in Southern Delaware One of the mandates that former DAA president Paul Chantler set during his twoyear administration, 20152016, was to expand the organizati

IREM Members Win Together at TriState Conference Expo When companies and organizations work effectively together, delivering results which also leave employees feeling fulfilled in their jobs, one c

IREM TriState Conference Morning keynote presenter Dr. Debbie Phillips provided an informative and upbeat session which closed out the Conference The Conference provides ample time during the trade

IREM TriState Conference Education Always at the forefront of education, the three regional chapters of IREM came together to present a lineup of classes that included some of the most important topic

IREM TriState Conference The always energetic Sal Dragone from Rubinstein Partners and one of the industrys strongest education advocates, served as moderator for a panel discussion Debbie Quigley,

IREM TriState Conference Following an intense first day of education, members were ready for a laugh and knew they were in for a good time as keynote speaker Joel Zeff took the stage. With his infecti

IREM TriState Conference Rhoda Montana, Bill Martino and Joe Sottile from DDS IREM Association Executive Jo Ann McKay at the evening trade show session with special guest IREM Interim COO Lynn Disbr

IREM TriState Conference The Expo With over 115 vendors offering the latest products and services for the multifamily industry, the expo floor was filled to capacity throughout Day 1 of the conference

IREM TriState Conference Kristin Guinan RestoreCore Jeremy McCoy, Eric Insinger and Jim Boisits from Multi Housing Depot Steve Dicker and Chuck Goss of P. Cooper Roofing Ray Querey, Bryant Elder a

IREM TriState Conference Karen Hendra of Salem Management visits Scott Layman, Sara Leffler and Ron Falkowski of Direct Supplies Warehouse Jenna Staico from North Broad Apartment Living with Raul Ma

IREM TriState Conference Matthew Falkow, Elise Shegal, Dorte Clausen and Ryan Waters from Martin Greenbaum Company Mike Bick visits Keith Barch, Julian Rothenberg and Drew Denicoff at Central Wholes

IREM TriState Conference Enjoying the IREM executive dinner at Fornellettos were Dan Cronheim, Dr. Debbie Phillips, Jesse Holland, AnneMarie Niklaus, Gail Duke, Lynn Disbrow, Eileen Wirth and Preside

IREM TriState Conference Doug Steinbrecher, Jenel Marraccini, Matt Adler, Gillian Cooper, Heather Kamasa, Alisa Myers and Jeff Myers at the party at Premier nightclub The dance floor at Premier nigh

IREM TriState Conference Day 2 IREM Presentations and Keynote Program On the conferences final day, new members and those celebrating special anniversaries with the Institute were honored during a net

IREM TriState Conference Receiving their designation certificates were Robert Arnone, Brian Aubrey, Diana Kirsch, Kristina Munson, Gwendolyn DuPard, Ivy Melendez and Stephanie WildGordon Celebrating

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s West, Central East Save the Date Pennsylvania Apartment Association Capitol Conference April 24 25 Schedule at a Glance Monday Evening, April 24 600 PM PAA Annual Meeting and Dinner 1700 Steakh

Left Chapter members at Forsgate Country Club which was a first time venue for the traditional opening event of the year The Forecast Is Clear at IREM CAINJ Economic Breakfast Members of IREM New Je

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PRESENTS The 13th Annual Property Management Invitational Golf Classic Monday, May 8, 2017 Pinecrest Country Club Montgomeryville, PA Cash Prizes and Contests on Every Hole The first stop on the Prop

Pennsylvania Apartment Association East PAA East Executive Officers President Miles Orth, Campus Apartments Vice President Joshua Klein, Bristol Gardens Treasurer Daniel Berger, Berger Rental Commu

Delaware Apartment Association DAA Executive Officers President Annemarie Hobson, Morgan Properties Vice President Sue Yukenavitch, Westover Companies Secretary Candy McVey, Korman Residential Boar

Industry Organizations Leadership contd. from page 75 IREM New Jersey Chapter No. 1 Executive Officers President Daniel Cronheim, CPM, Cronheim Mgmt. Services, Inc. Vice President Jonathan Hoff, CPM

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PAA Central Welcomes New President and Officers at Annual Meeting VERSIONS OF LOGO COLO PAA Central members kicked off the New Year with a bang at the Best Western Premier in Harrisburg for the Ann

PAA Central Annual Meeting A representative from Comcast provided detailed information about the new program that is available to all PAA Central members Former PAA Central president Tina McGinnis w

PAA Central Annual Meeting Enjoying the reception were Deana Turner, Ken Toner, Stefanie Miller, Andy Goldberg and Larri Ann Craig PAA Central Advisory Board Member Bill Nye with colleague Dan Berge

PAA Central Annual Meeting Presidentelect Lisa Rice with Morgan Properties colleagues Jackie Rapp and Christine Beechan PAA Central hosted the event in Harrisburg as attendees braved the cold weathe

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