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Our Team

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Ann-Marie Bomba, CAPS

Operations Partner

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Wendy Rae Walker, CAPS

Training and Marketing Partner

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Aaron Pitre,
CAM, TCS, UPCS & HQS

Regional Manager

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Cambria Darbison, ARM, CAM, & CPM

Regional Manager

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Tony Frankhauser, CAM

Regional Manager

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Ann-Marie Bomba, CAPS

Operations Partner

Ann-Marie has spent a considerable amount of her 29 year career working with clients to improve underperforming sites, reposition REO properties, and achieving specific asset performance to aid ownership in achieving investment goals on both conventional and affordable communities.

Ann-Marie has an impressive track record of improving and sustaining NOI growth thereby increasing asset value to achieve maximum results for each client. During her career, she has successfully managed a diverse portfolio of properties to include new construction lease ups of affordable and conventional communities, multimillion dollar renovations, lease up and reposition of struggling REO communities and stabilized properties in a variety of regions.

With a "failure is not an option" credo and her tenacity, Ann-Marie leads her teams by example with a true servient leadership style. She takes great pleasure in supporting and guiding team members to reach their potential and the ownership's investment goals. She attributes her career success to the great leaders she has had the privilege to serve and works to serve her team members to achieve their career goals.

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Wendy Rae Wakler, CAPS

Training and Marketing Partner

A dynamic speaker and published author, Wendy's 30+ years in Multi-family beginning at the ground floor as a leasing agent delivers a working knowledge and remarkable value to owners. Still with all her cross over experience in management, Wendy's great love is staffing, training, and marketing. Building a strong front line is where Wendy delivers enduring results to the bottom line. She is also a member of the National Apartment Association Education Faculty.

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Aaron Pitre,
CAM, TCS, UPCS & HQS

Regional Manager

Aaron has oversight of our Texas region. Aaron brings more than 13 years of multifamily industry experience with an extensive background in the oversight of lease ups, stabilized and rehab communities, budget maximization, developing of staff plans and owner and equity partner relationship management. He enjoys the challenge of meeting the owner’s goals, supporting his management teams and always keeping focus on learning and development.

Aaron currently holds several industry certifications, CAM, TCS, UPCS and HQS. He also active in the Institute of Real Estate Management where he is currently pursuing his CPM designation.

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Cambria Darbison, ARM, CAM, & CPM

Regional Manager

Cambria Darbison brings over 20 years of multifamily real estate management experience to include new construction lease up, rehab and market repositioning, Project Based Section 8, LIHTC, Bond, layered, conventional, luxury A+, and more. With a drive for employee development, Cambria includes her “team support” approach to her management style which is goal oriented, performance driven, while keeping an eye on the bottom line. Her out of the box thinking offers a variety of ways to work through challenges such as maximizing occupancy and income while creating a community within a community. She has earned the prestigious Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management as well as her ARM and Certified Apartment Manager through the National Apartment Association.

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Tony Frankhauser, CAM

Regional Manager

Tony Frankhauser brings over 20 years of multifamily real estate management experience spanning every aspect of operations in Lease-up, Class A luxury, Affordable, Senior, Value-Add, Renovation and Re-positioning. Tony is a pro-active servant leader and serving others has been the true passion of his career. This has resulted in strong retention and satisfaction of those he serves. He takes ownership in the assets that he oversees and makes decisions with the utmost sensitivity to achieving bottom line results. Tony holds a Certified Apartment Manager designation from the National Apartment Association.