As the Principal of Lake Point Property Management, Jeff is responsible for the direction our clients’ investment properties including annual budgeting, year-end reconciliation, capital & strategic planning recommendations, asset management, facilities, tenant relations, and lease management. Jeff has over 12 years of experience in commercial property management in Vermont and has also worked in the greater New York area managing commercial portfolios for one of the largest REITs in North America. Jeff’s focus on building long lasting relationships with owners, vendors and tenants provides for a positive business environment that all stakeholders can appreciate.
As Director of Operations for Lake Point Property Management, Rich is responsible for the procedures and delivery of consistent first class property management. Rich brings a decade of property management experience to our clients, along with specific but diversified knowledge of commercial management, association management, market rate apartments and even student housing. Rich holds two management designations from the Community Association Managers International Certification Board, and greatly enjoys the field's aspect of collaboration to reach goals. Rich lives in Colchester with his wife, two kids and three fish.
A Nantucket-raised entrepreneur with over 10 years of luxury real estate experience, Yana manages lease negotiation and marketing historically difficult to lease properties. She is dedicated to tenant relationship administration according to industry best practices combined with local Vermont experience and your portfolio goals. Yana's focus is marketing investment properties to ensure the highest occupancy rate through innovative positioning and digital advertising. When she is not working or writing, she enjoys all that outdoor Vermont has to offer.
Director of Marketing and Lease Administration
Josh joined the Lake Point team in December, 2015 as an Assistant Property Manager and has moved into the role of Property Maintenance Manager in 2017. He manages day to day operations and tenant relations. As a certified Master Gardner, Josh manages the commercial landscaping contracts, ensuring that properties are looking beautiful and are maintained in a sustainable manner. Prior to joining Lake Point, Josh has over 10 years in Property Management experience in the Stowe area with a focus on landscaping and custom gardens. Josh resides in Hinesburg, VT with his wife and two children.
Property Maintenance Manager
Matt joined Lake Point with over 10 years of property management experience. He is a Burlington native who spent time out west, but always returned to what he loves the most, the four seasons and the Green Mountains. He comes with experience in building operations, customer relations, and project management. He lives in Bolton with his wife and two sons. When not working, Matt enjoys exploring all aspects of the outdoors and sharing this passion with his family.
Don Forgays, a native Vermonter, has been mastering the art of carpentry and construction for most of his life. For 15 years, Don's own company Construction Junction remodeled homes, built additions, and fit up commercial spaces. After working closely with Lake Point for a number of years, Don came onboard to oversee construction and development projects. Along with a Yankee hard work ethic, Don brings a high level of attention and experience to every project.
Construction and Development Manager
As the Property Coordinator Ellen is tasked with ensuring a smooth process when coordinating vendor activity and addressing tenant concerns in a timely and professional manner. Ellen brings many years of exceptional customer service to her role as the first point of contact for tenants and the company's local partners. She is a graduate of Johnson State College. Ellen currently resides in Burlington with her partner and their dog.
Spencer joined the Lake Point team at the start of 2018. As a maintenance technician, Spencer brings seven years of experience in landscaping. He is also experienced in carpentry and property maintenance and assists with a wide range of property management projects. In his free time, Spencer enjoys the green mountains and is an avid skier and fisherman.
Matt Hagen helps execute any maintenance, communication or customer service for and within Lake Point Property Management. He specializes in logistical solutions to any requests that may arise on any given day. Matt is also a very active musician who plays regularly around Burlington and throughout the state of Vermont. He calls Burlington his home with his life partner, Jane and two dogs B.B. and Shai Hulud.
John Henry supports members of the Lake Point team in all facets of property management. Such activities include, assisting the Maintenance Manager in property maintenance, painting, repairs, and landscaping. Additionally, he provides administrative support at the office.
Property Manager Assistant