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Management Bios
Jason Berkowitz - President
Jason Berkowitz is the founder, owner and president of Roscoe Properties, Inc, a full-service, commercial real estate management firm.  Jason began his entrepreneurial career while still an undergraduate at The University of Texas.  Following an internship in commercial real estate and investments in New York, Jason initially returned to Austin to join a brokerage team, but soon formed Roscoe Properties to manage a growing mutli-family and commerical portfolio, including third-party management for investors acquiring and holding real estate.

Angelique Goodnough, Ph.D, CPM® - Executive Vice President
Dr. Goodnough joined Roscoe Properties in 2010 and is responsible for property management operations.  She has over 30 years’ experience as a Regional Partner for Greystar and a principal with Capstone Real Estate Services. She received her Certified Property Manager® (CPM®) designation in 1981. Her experience includes development consulting on over 20,000 multifamily units throughout the South and Southwest. Dr. Goodnough is an Honors Graduate of The University of Texas and holds a Master’s Degree from St. Edwards University and a PhD from St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida.

Steven Rea, CPM® – Vice President, Executive CPM®
Since joining Roscoe in 2008, Steven has worked in both the corporate office as well as on-site. From 2010 – 2013, he was instrumental in the development and delivery our training program, and has implemented one of the most integrated YARDI processes in our industry. In 2014, Steven transitioned to his current position with Roscoe Properties, coordinating all new client and property acquisitions. His experience in the day to day operation of an apartment community, along with long term financial analysis and planning allows him to develop management plans for new communities that are custom fit to meet the unique goals of each client. Steven was chosen to be on the faculty of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) in 2012 and currently serves as an officer in IREM® Austin, Chapter 61. He has been selected for several IREM® National Committee appointments, including serving as a member of the 2013 ARM® Presidential task force, co-leader of the 2014 Instructor Forum, and 2015 IREM Job Analysis task force.

Josh Kahn – Vice President of Investments
Josh joined the Roscoe Properties team in 2013. He has diverse experience in real estate transactional litigation and spent the previous 5 years working for Ryley, Carlock & Appleway in Arizona. Josh received his law degree in 2008 from Arizona State University and his bachelor degree from the University of Texas in 2004, majoring in political science. He currently leads the F&B Capital asset management team.

Mark J. Hager, CPA - Chief Financial Officer

Mark joined Roscoe Properties in 2016 with over 30 years’ professional experience in finance and accounting. While Mark’s 15 years in the position of Chief Financial Officer has been primarily with national multi-family/student housing real estate companies, Mark also has experience in senior living, affordable housing, hospitality, single family residential, and manufacturing. Notably Mark served as CFO of American Campus Communities as it grew from 4 properties to the industry’s first publically traded student housing company and CFO/COO of Campus Advantage as it grew to join the Inc. 5000. Additionally, Mark has served as VP/Controller of Crested Butte Mountain Resort and has more than 10 years’ experience in “Big 4” public accounting and internal audit with one of the nation’s largest financial institutions. Mark serves/served on various nonprofit and for profit boards in the capacity of member, finance committee chair, and chairperson. Mark received his Bachelors in Business Administration in Accounting from Abilene Christian University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Kelly Blaskowsky, CPM® - Vice President of Management Operations, San Antonio & Houston

Kelly joined Roscoe in 2015. Previously, Kelly served as the Senior Regional Manager for NRP Group with oversight for over 40 properties in 3 states. She has extensive experience in market rate and affordable housing and is the past President of the San Antonio Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). Kelly leads the San Antonio and Houston teams to new levels of performance in daily operations and new development and acquisitions.

Hank Farrell - Business Development and Acquisitions
A graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, Hank joined Upstream Capital, and assisted in raising $80 million dollars through equity and venture capital vehicles. In 2007, Hank joined McAllister and Associates as Investment Property Specialist, recording over $30 million dollars in real estate transactions closed in just two years. He is currently partnered with Roscoe Properties and is focused on obtaining new management clients.

Mariana Estrada, CPM® - Vice President, Operations
Mariana began her property management career in Affordable Housing, before joining Roscoe Properties as a community manager in 2012. She then transitioned to Regional Manager in 2013, quickly followed by her move to Operations. Mariana's expertise in community management and policy will help the continued evolution of Roscoe policies and staff training. Mariana holds a Master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and has received her Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation with IREM®.

Derek Benavides - Vice President, Information Technology

 Prior to joining Roscoe in 2016, Derek served as Executive Vice President for Cardinal Group, a Denver based property management company, where he led and developed a technology driven road-map with business alignment to support growth, innovations, automation and integrations. Beforehand, Derek served as Vice President of Information Technology for Campus Advantage and was Director of IT at American Campus Communities. During his tenure at these student housing focused companies, Derek created each of their IT departments infrastructure. His experience in the student housing and property management industry tracks the industry's exponential growth from its earlier days. Derek has served as a member of the Technology/Improvement Committees at Texas State University and at California State University, as well as served as a School Board Trustee at his local school district.

Amy Whited – Property Controller
Joining Roscoe in 2010, Amy has over 6 years of experience in accounting, specializing in real estate transactions and property accounting. She is responsible for the financial reporting for all the accounts and properties managed by Roscoe, and oversight of the Property Accounting department. Amy is a graduate of St. Edwards University.

Chad Borchgardt, CAPS - Regional Director

Chad Borchgardt has 20 plus years experience in the multifamily industry before joining Roscoe Properties in 2016. He most recently held the role of Regional Manager with Landmark Apt Trust overseeing the Austin, San Antonio and Houston region. Prior to Landmark, Chad was a Regional Vice President with Colonial, and has spent time on the vendor side as the Vice President of Customer Service at Azuma Leasing. Chad studied Public Relations at Texas State University and holds his CAPS certification.

Bianca Nunez, CPM® – Regional Manager
Bianca began her career in 2001 and spent the next 7 years primarily working at Affordable Housing communities, both Tax Credit and 501c3. She joined the Roscoe Properties team in 2010 as a Property Manager and worked her way quickly into a Regional Manager position. Bianca has work experience that includes supervision of both large and small portfolios in the Austin region. Bianca currently oversees a portfolio of communities in Austin, Pflugerville and Round Rock. She is a member of IREM® and earned her CPM® designation in 2016.

Kelly Klaker, CAM – Regional Manager
Kelly started her career with AMLI Residential as a leasing agent in 2009, prior to joining Roscoe Properties in 2011. She was a key piece of the management team that won Property of the Year in 2012 for the Grove Apartments in South Austin. Kelly received her Certified Apartment Manager Designation from the National Apartment Association in 2013 and was promoted to Regional Manager that same year. She is currently an Associate Member of IREM® and has begun work on receiving her CPM® designation.

Amanda Cox, CPM®, ARM®, CAM – Regional Manager
Amanda began her career in property management in 2008 in San Marcos, TX specializing in student housing. She joined Roscoe Properties in 2012 and is currently managing a portfolio comprised of midrise and renovation communities in Austin. Amanda is a member of IREM®’s Austin Chapter where she serves as an Executive Board Member and is the Education Committee Chair. She has led the IREM Young Professionals Committee and Accredited Residential Manager Committee over the last three years. Amanda completed her ARM® in 2014, and her CPM® designation in 2016.

Jessica Kelly, CAM – Regional Manager
Jessica joined Roscoe Properties in 2015 in San Antonio. Jessica was previously a Regional Manager for NRP Group with a diverse portfolio throughout Texas. She is a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) and was named 2009 Property Manager of the Year by the San Antonio Apartment Association.

Danielle Kriegsman, CAM – Regional Manager
Danielle came to Roscoe in 2012 with over 9 years’ experience in corporate training and account management. She has held serveral positions iwthin the company including the direct oversight of a multi-million dollar renovation. Upon successful management of a value add property and receiving Certified Apartment Manager Designation from the National Apartment Association, Danielle was promoted to Regional Manager. Danielle received her Master’s degree from St. Edward’s University in 2016.

Shannon Cooper, CAM - Regional Manager
Shannon Cooper joined Roscoe Properties in 2015 and has over 20 years in the multifamily industry, previously serving as a Regional Manager for Greystar and United Apartment Group. She has extensive experience in multifamily renovation, rehabilitating distressed properties and commercial management. She is a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM). 

Christina Damery - Regional Manager
Christina joined Roscoe in 2015 with over ten years’ experience in multi-site management to supervise our Houston properties. Previously, Christina worked as a regional supervisor for seven properties, totaling over 1400 units, located throughout central Texas. She has experience in new development as well as renovation, and stabilization across a diverse portfolio. As a regional supervisor, Christina successfully increased occupancy and average rents within a stabilized portfolio.

Daniel Simpson, CPM® - Regional Manager
Joining Roscoe Properties in 2015, Daniel has over 20 years of experience in commerical, residential, and multifamily property management. Previously, Daniel managed a portfolio of eight LIHTC properties across south Texas, including managing a lease up of a new construction project. Daniel is a Certified Property Manager®, licensed Real Estate Broker, and a TREC Certified MCE Instructor. Daniel supervises in both Dallas/Ft Worth and San Antonio.

Elisha Cianci-Gorder - Regional Manager

Prior to joining Roscoe Properties in 2016, Elisha worked in residential property management for 16 years, overseeing properties in Houston, DC Metro and Austin markets. She consistently evaluates operations and procedures, marketing strategies, occupancy goals and most importantly, financial oversite. Elisha is currently an active member with the Texas Apartment Association and local Austin chapter, as well as being a CPM® Candidate with IREM® .
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