MacKenzie Multifamily Management Team

Kevin Carney

President, Multifamily Management

Kevin Carney

Direct: 410-494-6648

Mobile: 410-591-5337

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About Kevin

President, Multifamily Management

Kevin Carney, President of Mackenzie Multifamily Housing, has built over 800 single-family and 1400 apartment homes and developed over 900 for-sale lots for builders in a variety of communities. Carney has collected over 35 years of experience developing, building and managing single-family and multi-family homes in the competitive Baltimore and Washington D.C. real estate markets. Carney also has unique experience in brokerage, banking, acquisition and development of land and has successfully developed six HUD multi-family communities. Additionally, Carney holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Baltimore.

Brendan Gill

President

Brendan Gill

Direct: 410-494-4889

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President

As President of MacKenzie Management Company, Brendan is responsible for more than nine million square feet of projects for nearly 50 different ownership groups. The portfolio spans all property types, including office, medical office, retail, flex, industrial, condominium associations and multifamily projects. In addition to running MacKenzie Management, Brendan spends time working with the other companies in the MacKenzie platform with a special focus on investments through MacKenzie Investment Group, LLC. He is also Principal and Board Member of MacKenzie Ventures, LLC, the holding company of the MacKenzie Companies. Brendan has had extensive experience in leasing, acquiring, developing, and managing commercial real estate. He started his career with Cushman & Wakefield in their San Diego office as a broker before joining MacKenzie in 2006. He then spent four years in development and acquisitions on behalf of the MacKenzie portfolio where he helped acquire or develop more than 800,000 square feet. In 2010, Brendan joined MacKenzie Management as a property manager, where he recognized the opportunity to take the best practices within MacKenzie to third party clients, was able to grow the managed portfolio to the size it is today. Brendan is a designated Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), is a board member of BOMA Baltimore, a founding board member of Chesapeake BaySavers, Inc., and past president and current board member of NAIOP Maryland. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia.

Experience

Brendan is a designated Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation in investment analysis of commercial real estate. In addition, he is currently the President Elect for NAIOP Maryland and is a founding board member of Chesapeake BaySavers, Inc.

Sue Fortman

CFO

Sue Fortman

Direct: 410-494-4848

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CFO

As CFO of MacKenzie Commercial, Sue manages all Accounting and IT services. She currently oversees a staff of 28 accounting professionals who maintain records for nearly 250 entities generating more than $200 million in revenues. Sue’s team works with each client individually to determine specific reporting requirements and design custom tailored financial reports to fit the owner’s individual needs. Additionally, Sue researches and utilizes software that provides cutting edge technology to improve efficiency and information flow to owners and tenants. Sue received her Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with magna cum laude honors from York College of Pennsylvania.

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 works with MacKenzie’s leadership team to uncover new business opportunities and develop strategic relationships with property owners and asset managers, expanding upon the firm’s nine million square feet of properties managed. She also establishes and maintains ongoing client relationships and partners with the firm’s property managers and marketing department to create and implement brand awareness and business strategies. Melanie has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining MacKenzie, she worked for Savills where she was part of the team that opened the firm’s Baltimore Office and oversaw operations, client services, and marketing. She also held positions at Colliers International where she provided direction to clients on developing and executing business plans and assisted agents with leasing and sales efforts, and Manekin, LLC, and KLNB, Inc. where she formulated public relations and branding strategies as director of their marketing departments. Melanie is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker in Maryland. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Lee University.

Andy Austin

Portfolio Controller

Andy Austin

Direct: 443-798-9330

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About Andy

Portfolio Controller

Andy joined MacKenzie in 2016 and is responsible for managing accounting and financial reporting for all MacKenzie Management Company properties. He has more than 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. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Elon University.

Samantha Hamsher

Regional Manager of Multifamily Housing

Samantha Hamsher

Direct: (443)798-9337

Mobile: (443)769-3974

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About Samantha

Regional Manager of Multifamily Housing

Samantha’s portfolio of properties includes office, retail, and multifamily projects. She manages the day to day operations by providing responsive customer service, administering vendor contracts, bidding and overseeing repairs, maintenance and tenant improvements, and preparing annual budgets and monthly financial reports. For several years, she served as the property manager for 1111 Light Street in Baltimore, orchestrating all daily operations of its commercial and residential spaces. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Samantha was the Sales and Service Associate for leasing at Bozzuto, where she was responsible for the sale of apartments and customer service for over 350 units. Samantha earned a Bachelor’s degree from Towson University in Sports Management, with a minor in Business Administration. She also holds a BOMA International Foundations of Real Estate Management Certificate.

Katy Hayes

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes

Direct: 410-494-6649

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About Katy

Marketing Director

Katy Hayes joined MacKenzie in 2004 specializing in the marketing of commercial office, industrial, and retail space, developing comprehensive marketing strategies for each individual project, while focusing on the unique characteristics and qualities of those undertakings. In 2011, Katy took on the role of Marketing Manager and in 2013, Marketing Director. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and its six affiliate companies, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Development, MacKenzie GIS, and MacKenzie Communities. Katy works with the President and Broker Partners to develop and implement company marketing strategies, identify market opportunities, and execute multi-disciplined initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the graphic design and management of marketing collateral across all divisions. In addition to 15 years of real estate marketing experience, Katy is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.

Kimberly Johnson

Senior Staff Accountant

Kimberly Johnson

About Kimberly

Senior Staff Accountant

Kimberly D. Johnson joined MacKenzie in 2003 and works as a Senior Staff Accountant. With more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, Kimberly works to ensure the financial operations of properties managed by MacKenzie run efficiently. Responsibilities include maintaining general ledger, preparing financial statements, resolving accounting issues, reconciling accounts, assisting with budgeting processes, and forecasting. She works closely with the management and ownership teams, responding to information requests and providing necessary reporting. While working for MacKenzie, Kim provided the Cost Accounting for development projects Schilling Place, Physicians Pavilion II – Upper Chesapeake Health System, The Medical Pavilion at Howard County and several residential development projects. Born and raised in Maryland, Kim attended Morgan State University.