MacKenzie Property Management Team

Brendan Gill

President

Brendan Gill

Direct: 410-494-4889

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About Brendan

President

As President, Brendan divides his time into three segments- 1) Working to grow MacKenzie Management Company, LLC through new management assignments with third-party owners, 2) Working closely on a portfolio of 35 buildings that are owned in partnerships with the MacKenzie principals, and 3) Finding new investment opportunities in both acquisitions and development of real estate. In his career, Brendan has had extensive experience in leasing, acquiring, managing, and developing commercial real estate. He has overseen the development and acquisition of nearly 800,000 square feet of commercial space for MacKenzie’s portfolio and third-party clients; and helps oversee the management of almost over 6 million square feet which is managed by MacKenzie Management Company, LLC. Additionally, he has brought in over 3 million square feet of new, third- party management contracts. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Brendan was a member of the sales and leasing team in Cushman & Wakefield’s San Diego Office where he concentrated on tenant representation.

Joyce Frank

Executive Vice President

Joyce Frank

Direct: 410-494-4831

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About Joyce

Executive Vice President

With more than 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry, Joyce manages and oversees the daily operations of MacKenzie Management Company, LLC and MacKenzie Services Company, LLC, which encompasses property management, lease administration, billing and collections, and building maintenance services. Joyce is responsible for more than 60 employees that work directly in the operations and management of 85 properties, totaling over 5.8 million square feet of commercial, medical, and retail space. She is the primary liaison for all third-party accounts which comprise over one half of the total square footage under management.

Sue Fortman

CFO

Sue Fortman

Direct: 410-494-4848

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About Sue

CFO

Sue has 28 years of experience in commercial real estate and has managed the Accounting and IT services at MacKenzie since 1990. During her tenure, MacKenzie has grown from a property management company into a vertically-integrated, full-service commercial real estate company providing services in property management, facility management, brokerage sales & leasing, general contracting, mortgage financing, commercial & residential development to clients in Maryland and the surrounding states. She currently oversees a staff of eleven who maintain accounting records for nearly 100 entities generating over $85 million in revenues. Sue’s team works with each client individually to determine specific reporting requirements, and where necessary, design custom tailored financial reports to fit a client’s individual needs. Additionally, Sue continues to research and utilize software that provides cutting edge technology to improve efficiency and information flow to owners and tenants.

Michael Columbus

Vice President of Operations

Michael Columbus

Direct: 410-494-4833

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About Michael

Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations for MacKenzie Services Company, LLC, Mike oversees a department of 56 employees and is responsible for the day-to-day scheduling and operations of building maintenance services. Mike also provides coordination and oversight of all billable repair work performed by the MSC Project Division. Mike is experienced in the construction and repair of HVAC systems and is EPA Certified, which helps him serve as a technical advisor to the Property Managers. He is instrumental in implementing the transition for new accounts and works closely with third party clients. Mike developed his customer service skills during his 20 years of living and working in National Parks. Prior to joining MacKenzie in 2000, he spent 10 years working for ARAMARK Corporation managing the maintenance department at Mesa Verde National Park in Southwest Colorado. His other duties at ARAMARK included Safety Director and Environmental Auditor. He has also worked in Sequoia National Park in California and Denali National Park in Alaska.

Melanie Brent Carrera

Business Development Associate

Melanie Brent Carrera

Direct: 443-798-9342

Mobile: 410-746-0630

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About Melanie

Business Development Associate

Melanie Brent Carrera joined MacKenzie Commercial in 2018 as a Business Development Associate for the Property Management Division. She has more than 25 years of experience in commercial real estate in a wide variety of roles, including marketing, client relations, leasing, and transaction management. She previously worked at KLNB, Manekin, LLC, Colliers International and Savills Studley. Melanie is also a licensed broker in the state of Maryland.

Kevin Kimmel

Vice President, Property Management

Kevin Kimmel

Direct: 410-494-4897

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About Kevin

Vice President, Property Management

An industry veteran, Kevin brings more than 20 years of property management experience to the MacKenzie Management Company, LLC team. Previously a member of institutional owner/developer St. John Properties and regional contracting powerhouse Whiting Turner, Kevin blends a formal education in civil engineering and real estate with the practical experience that can only be learned in the daily management of real estate. This combination of formal education and training creates value for clients who are looking to manage and maintain the assets in their portfolio.

Marie Gerwig

Vice President, Property Management

Marie Gerwig

Direct: 410-494-6659

Mobile: 410-241-6561

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About Marie

Vice President, Property Management

Marie joined MacKenzie Management Company, LLC as a Vice President in 2018. Marie currently manages over 250,000 sf of office space. In addition to facilitating tenant relations through property management, Marie’s responsibilities include project management, bidding, awarding, and overseeing all vendor contracts, repair work, and capital improvements to the property, creating and reporting on the annual budget, reviewing monthly financial statements, and routine property inspections. Marie has been in the commercial property management industry for 30 years in Maryland with specialized experience managing retail, office and medical office properties. She has extensive experience in adding value to achieve investor objectives through capital projects and operating cost reductions. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Marie worked as Senior Vice President of JLL, Vice President at Colliers, and Asset Manager at Manekin LLC.

Heather Anuszewski

Vice President, Lease Administration

Heather Anuszewski

Direct: 410-494-4874

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About Heather

Vice President, Lease Administration

As MacKenzie Management Company's Billing Manager, Heather Anuszewski manages a team of seven Billing Administrators and is responsible for the overall coordination and preparation of operating budgets for the 86 properties in MacKenzie Management’s portfolio. Additionally, Heather reviews all leases prior to execution, and provides analysis and special reporting for third party clients. Her attention to detail, coupled with more than 15 years of management experience, provides a level of understanding and oversight for lease administration, tenant billing, collections, reconciliation of annual pass-through expenses, and account management that is unparalleled within our industry.

James Anuszewski

Portfolio Controller

James Anuszewski

Direct: (410) 494-4847

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About James

Portfolio Controller

James has been with MacKenzie Management for 20 years.  As the Portfolio Controller, James is responsible for managing accounting and financial reporting for MacKenzie's management clients. James is a CPA with over 24 years of experience in the accounting profession.  Prior to joining MacKenzie, James worked for Grant Thornton as a Senior Accountant and had clients in the Real Estate, Manufacturing and Government Contracting industries.

Andy Austin

Portfolio Controller

Andy Austin

Direct: 443-798-9330

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About Andy

Portfolio Controller

Andy Austin joined MacKenzie Management Company in 2016. As the Portfolio Controller, Andy is responsible for managing accounting and financial reporting for MacKenzie's management properties. Andy has almost 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to coming to MacKenzie, Andy worked at Black Oak Associates as the Director of Accounting & Finance, managing the daily accounting, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and treasury management. Andy also has several years of experience at Municipal Mortgage & Equity LLC, JE Robert Companies, and Arthur Andersen.

Kati Coles

Senior Property Manager

Kati Coles

Direct: (410) 494-4867

Mobile: (443) 803-3242

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About Kati

Senior Property Manager

As a Property Manager for MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, Kati oversees the day-to-day operations of more than 425,000 square feet of office and retail property in Lutherville, Hunt Valley, and Towson, Maryland. Responsible for bidding, awarding, and overseeing all vendor contracts, repair work, and capital improvements to the property, Kati also creates and reports on the annual budget, reviews the monthly financial statements, inspects the properties on a weekly basis, and codes and approves vendor invoices. As the first line of customer service in managing each property, Kati’s first priority is to facilitate and maintain a healthy communication between her landlords and tenants. This exceptional customer service ensures long-lasting relationships that result in cost-savings for all parties.

Andrew Ingalls

Senior Property Manager

Andrew Ingalls

Direct: 410-494-6651

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About Andrew

Senior Property Manager

As a Senior Property Manager, Andrew combines 10 years of property management, finance, and construction experience with a well-versed formal education balance the tangible assets of his client’s portfolio. This blend of practical training and formal instruction allow Andrew the ability to identify synergies across portfolio assets to produce cost savings and protect the long-term health of his client’s investments.

Wayne Keehner

Senior Property Manager

Wayne Keehner

Direct: 410-579-3423

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About Wayne

Senior Property Manager

As a Property Manager for MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, Wayne manages over 400,000 square feet of owner-occupied office space in the Annapolis, Maryland submarket. A long-time employee of MacKenzie, Wayne has built his career from Building Engineer for a 150,000 square foot mixed-use complex to Facility Manager to his current position as Property Manager. This life-long experience provides Wayne’s clients a unique perspective to the management and oversight of their assets. In balancing the daily operation requirements with the overall financial management of his portfolio, clients are afforded an in-depth understanding of how each element within their strategic plan directly translates into a cost-savings and buildings operating at peak efficiency. Coupled with an exemplary customer service rating, Wayne has earned a reputation within the industry as a dependable and resourceful manager.

Julio O. Purcell

Senior Property Manager

Julio O. Purcell

Direct: 410-494-4829

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About Julio

Senior Property Manager

Julio Purcell has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate and specializes in office leasing and sales. Julio’s background in property/asset management provides a benefit for both the landlords and tenants he represents. Julio knows what motivates both parties, and therefore gets deals done. Julio focuses his business along the Central Business corridor of Baltimore County. Julio is also a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and a member of MacKenzie’s Heathcare Practice Group.

Jessica Escobar

Property Manager

Jessica Escobar

Direct: 410-494-6653

Mobile: 443-810-3067

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About Jessica

Property Manager

Jessica has several years of experience in property management. Currently, Jessica manages over 500,000 sf of mixed-use properties including commercial, medical, and retail space, for a variety of owners and investment groups. Her management territory includes Baltimore, Howard, Anne Arundel, and Prince George's counties. In addition to the daily management of each property, Jessica maintains and promotes an open line of communication with current tenants, evaluates and pursues cost/benefit best practices, establishes vendor contracts and reports directly to ownership.

Tom Gentry

Property Manager

Tom Gentry

Direct: 443-798-9336

Mobile: 410-793-2745

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About Tom

Property Manager

A retail/restaurant industry veteran, Tom brings more than 35 years of management and leadership skills to MacKenzie. Tom is known within the industry for driving business results and maximizing profitability through the delivery of exceptional product quality, customer service, and the prudent management of people, systems and processes. As a property manager he has multiple responsibilities dealing with on-site management and tenant retention programs to lease management and administration to record keeping and reporting. Other responsibilities include oversight of building and tenant improvement projects, service contracts, and liaison between ownership, tenants, and MacKenzie leadership.

Sami Hamsher

Property Manager

Sami Hamsher

Direct: (443)798-9337

Mobile: (443)769-3974

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About Sami

Property Manager

Samantha Hamsher works at MacKenzie Management Company as a Property Manager. Sami manages nearly 200,000 sf, and is the first line of customer service, overseeing vendor contracts, repairs, maintenance, capital improvements, day-to-day operations, and preparing financial statements. Sami has seven years of experience managing commercial, retail, and mixed use projects. For several years, Sami served as the property manager for 1111 Light Street in Baltimore, orchestrating all daily operations of 1111 Light Street commercial and residential spaces, posting rental collections and delinquency policies, and plans, manages and executes marketing efforts through hosting events and social media in order to establish the 1111 Light Street brand in the community. Prior to her current role at MacKenzie Management, Sami worked as a Leasing Professional at 1111 Light Street and was in charge of market research, social media, event planning, resident programs and the renewal program. Sami was also the Sales and Service Associate (Leasing) at Bozzuto, where she was responsible for the sale of apartments and customer service for over 350 units.

Jill Whitty

Property Manager

Jill Whitty

Direct: 410-494-4890

Mobile: 410-375-9879

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About Jill

Property Manager

As a Property Manager for MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, Jill oversees the day-to-day operations of nearly 200,000 sf. As the first line of customer service in managing each property, Jill’s first priority is to facilitate and maintain a healthy communication between her landlords and tenants. In addition to tenant relations, Jill’s responsibilities include project management, bidding, awarding, and overseeing all vendor contracts, repair work, and capital improvements to the property, creating and reporting on the annual budget, reviewing monthly financial statements, and routine property inspections. Prior to her work at MacKenzie Management, Jill was the Anheuser-Busch high-end sales rep for the Baltimore area.

Mary Ziemann

Property Manager

Mary Ziemann

Direct: 410-494-4878

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About Mary

Property Manager

Since joining MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, in 2009, Mary has been at the forefront of MacKenzie’s customer service team. As team lead for MacKenzie’s customer service center, Mary was responsible for assisting clients in the reporting of maintenance issues, problem areas, and general building related questions. Having stepped into the role of Assistant Property Manager in early 2014, Mary continues to provide exceptional customer service in addition to providing supplementary management support to a portfolio of more than 1.5 million square feet of space.Working directly with Senior Property Managers Andrew Ingalls, Kevin Kimmel, and Susan Roger, Mary is responsible for weekly building inspections, vendor contract solicitations and review, and oversight of janitorial contracts.This combination of client interaction and asset management results in an incomparable level of care that tenants of MacKenzie managed properties have come to expect.