Property Management Team
Angela joined AJC in 2007 and has been in real estate management for over 20 years. Angela is an organized, efficient professional who oversees each property in her portfolio with keen attention to detail and a focus on each client’s best interests. Angela offers her clients expertise in a diverse collection of management activities including tenant relations, vendor management, and contract negotiation. Angela’s commitment to the wellbeing of her clients’ properties informs her every decision and ensures that the properties in her portfolio are very well taken care of.
Prior to joining AJ Clarke, Mary was a Real Estate Portfolio Manager for Aegon USA Realty Advisors LLC. In her role as Real Estate Portfolio Manager, Mary was primarily responsible for managing multi-family properties located in and around New York City, which entailed directing the day-to-day rental and sales operations of the assets, preparing and monitoring budgets, tracking the portfolio’s performance, and reporting to senior management. She also managed other asset classes including Section 42 affordable housing, warehouse facilities and self-storage properties. Prior to joining Aegon, Mary served as a Financial Analyst and Mortgage Loan Portfolio Manager for Time Equities Inc., a major New York real estate development firm, where she managed a mortgage loan portfolio in excess of $100 million, calculated limited partnership distributions, monitored real estate tax escrow accounts and construction loan draws. Mary received her BA in History from Long Island University and her MBA from Pace University.
Steve has been with AJ Clarke since 1999 and in the property management business for almost 40 years. He has vast experience in management of residential rental, co-op and condominium buildings. Steve is an avid Mets, Jets and Bruce Springsteen fan. He is married, has two grown children and resides in Northern New Jersey.
Arnesa Cekic has 9 years of residential and commercial property management experience with properties throughout New York City. Arnesa is a knowledgeable individual who is capable of handling any task with efficiency and effectiveness. She is highly organized and has an attentive approach to management, keeping her clients concerns her focus, while maintaining resident satisfaction. Arnesa received her BS at Brooklyn College with a concentration of business law and real estate. In her free time she enjoys visiting museums, traveling and spending time with family.
Robert has been a lifelong resident of New York City with a career spanning many years in real estate management. During those years he has encountered every variety of problem and unexpected emergency requiring resourceful decisions while implementing a sharp concept of budget considerations. Over the years his experience has enabled him to conduct business in a manner that allows for a thoughtful response to tenant concerns while always being guided by an understanding of business implications for the owner.
Gene Palumbo has over 30 years of experience overseeing daily operations for multi-family residential rental, co-op and condominium buildings. During his career he has held numerous managerial positions in both the public and private sectors, responsible for preparing and maintaining annual operating budgets, developing comprehensive maintenance plans, devising and conducting training programs for building staff in worker safety and OSHA compliance. He has extensive experience monitoring large scale capital improvement projects ensuring compliance with contract specifications. His hands on approach to solving complex as well as routine issues has always been a component of his management philosophy.