Management Leadership Team

 
ROBERT MARGOLIS
OWNER/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Robert (Bob) Margolis has more than 35 years of real estate development and property management experience. He holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from American University and a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate and Construction Management from the University of Denver.  

Bob has been involved in the ownership, as general partner, in the development and preservation of over 100 HUD and USDA-Rural Development subsidized housing projects (over 7000 units).

ARI SEVERE
PRESIDENT

Ari Severe has been with TM Associates for over 20 years and responsible for all aspects of TM Associates Management. He works closely with the executive team to ensure the strategic goals of the company are met, while also making sure all employees realize the vision and core values of the organization.

Ari’s previous position of Executive Vice President of Operations for Development responsibilities included underwriting, financial application submission, lobbying, Government relations, and Governmental Regulations.

Ari has a wealth of experience in real estate, having worked his way up from Staff Accountant to Junior Development Officer to his current position and having previously worked at Gateway Management. He is an expert in both new construction and rehabilitation projects and has worked with USDA-RD, HUD, LIHTC, and FHLB programs.

Ari holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from University of Maryland and was a Certified Public Accountant.

 
 
 
DENISE CRAFT, COS, TCS
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Denise Craft is responsible for all aspects of property management including third party and TM-owned communities. She oversees the operations for TM Associates' residential division, consisting of affordable and conventional assets with apartment homes located in fourteen states and the District of Columbia. This diverse portfolio includes LIHTC, HUD Project Based Section 8, HUD Section 811, HOME, USDA Rural Development and conventional communities.

She has over 27 years of property management experience with an extensive background with USDA Rural Development, HUD and LIHTC programs. She has hands-on experience with new-construction lease-ups as well as the repositioning and rehabilitation of aging properties.

Denise is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Her designations include Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) from the National Apartment Association, Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Tax Credit Specialist (TCS), Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) and Spectrum's FmHA 515 S.T.A.R. (Rural Development).

Denise is a past recipient of the "Manager of the Year" award from USDA Rural Development for both Elderly and Family apartment communities. She was nominated for this award by USDA's Harrisonburg District Office for her leadership in successfully managing difficult properties while increasing resident satisfaction.

Lisa AlZamora
Chief Financial Officer

Lisa oversees all property management accounting for TM Associates. She works with the teams to ensure owners, state agencies, investors, and lenders are provided timely and accurate reporting on property performance. Lisa has over 20 years of multifamily experience in senior financial roles.

Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her previous experience includes the role of Controller/CFO for two other real estate companies where she was responsible for all accounting, payroll, budgeting, strategic planning, and management reporting. Lisa's portfolio included over a hundred market rate, LIHTC, and Rural Development communities between VA, MD, NC, GA, TN, MI, and IL.

 
 
TOMEKA GOULD, HCCP
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

Tomeka Gould is responsible for apartment portfolios in the Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina markets with a focus on urban properties and third-party management.

She has over 18 years of property management experience with extensive background in Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) and Rural Development affordable programs, and is equally knowledgeable about conventional market rate apartment management.

Tomeka is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) candidate with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and holds a master’s degree in Education from American University. Tomeka is a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Property Operator (CPO) and Tax Credit Specialist (TCS).

WARREN DUNGEE
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Warren Dungee is responsible for apartment portfolios in the Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and North Carolina markets with a focus on third party and urban properties with mix of Section 8, Tax Credit, Conventional and Rural Development.

Warren began his career his senior year at Morgan State University in 1995 as a leasing agent and has worked in property management ever since with an extensive background in third -party management for both conventional and affordable communities.

Warren has overseen properties in Maryland, Washington D.C, Montana, Arkansas, Georgia, Texas and Kansas.  
Warren holds certifications a Washington DC Property Managers License, MOR Specialist, TCS (Tax Credit Specialist) and COS (Certified Occupancy Specialist).

 
 
JUDY SARHAN
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Judy Sarhan is responsible for apartment portfolios in the North Carolina and Virginia markets. Judy has over 20 years of property management experience with an extensive background with USDA Rural Development, HUD, and LIHTC programs. She has hands-on experience with new construction lease-ups and the rehabilitation of aging properties.

Judy’s designations include Certified Portfolio Manager, Housing Compliance Manager- Rural Development (HCM-R), Blended Occupancy Specialist (BOS), Tax Credit Specialist (C3P), Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM), and Certified Professional od Occupancy (CPO) as well as an A.S Degree in Criminal Justice.

ALEXIS CAPPANO
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS

Alexis Cappano is responsible for apartment portfolios located in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. Alexis has extensive experience with USDA-Rural Development, Tax Credit, HOME, PRAC-811, and Project Based Section 8 programs. She holds her HCCP, SHCM, and FmHA 515 S.T.A.R. (RD) designations.

Alexis has over 11 years of property management experience holding various positions including Director of Compliance, Senior Regional Manager, and Director of Operations.
 

 
 
Vicki Taylor, HCCP
Vice President of Compliance

Vicki Taylor joined TM Associates as a Regional Manager with over 30 years of experience in multiple affordable housing programs in multiple states. Her experience covered both public and privately-owned housing within affordable and conventional housing. Vicki also held an executive-level position with Dayton Metropolitan Housing.

Vicki is currently responsible for all aspects of the affordable housing program and organization compliance for TM Associates.

Vicki is a graduate of Ohio Dominican University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. She also holds her Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation and certifications as a Tax Credit Specialist, Certified Occupancy Specialist, Blended Occupancy Specialist, and an Ohio Real Estate license.

Lisa Kish
Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Engagement

As Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Engagement for TM Associates, Lisa leads the marketing efforts for TM Associates’ portfolio of Owned and Third-Party managed assets. These efforts include property websites, brand identity, digital marketing, social media, reputation management, and leasing training programs to ensure both optimal occupancy and rental income results. She works closely with TM Development providing strategic marketing plans for new construction and acquisition rehab residential projects as well as manages TM Corporate Marketing and Engagement efforts.

Lisa has over 21 years of Property Management experience where she has supported large portfolios of market, mixed-income, affordable, and senior housing.

 
 
JUDY BROWN, HCCP
VICE PRESIDENT OF TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT

Judy Brown is responsible for the development and implementation of the education curriculum with a focus on promoting learning opportunities for all TM employees, ensuring that advancement continues.

Judy has nearly 15 years of property management experience, holding various positions including Property Manager, Regional Property Manager and Corporate Trainer. She utilizes her experience to deliver quality training through her team of Training Specialists, which also has oversight of the Yardi software helpdesk.

Judy is well-versed in Affordable Housing programs, Rural Development, Tax Credit, HUD-Section 8, and conventional market rate housing. Her certifications include the S.T.A.R. RD 515 certification, C3P certification Tax Credit certification, The following 4 certifications offered by NCHM: Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Certified Financial Specialist (CFS), Certified Manager of Housing (CMH), Certified Manager of Maintenance (CMM), and the Housing Credit Certified Professional designation (HCCP) for Tax Credits. She recently completed the Certified Apartment Manager course through NAA. She expects to have successfully completed the exam by January 31st, 2021, earning the CAM designation.

 
Tabatha WRIGHT
Vice President of Business Operations Systems

Tabatha Wright is the Vice President of Business Operations Systems for TM Associates. She oversees all YARDI Systems for TM, including the YARDI Help Desk, Vendor Café, Rent Café, Concierge, CRM, and Voyager. In addition to YARDI, her team leads the charge on all new property setups, corporate intranet, and all software that integrates with YARDI.  Tabatha serves as a member of senior leadership, developing and executing the IT strategy alignment with TM Associates' overall goals.

Tabatha has over 13 years of property management experience holding various positions, including Community Manager, Property Management Coordinator, Property Operations Specialist/Recruiter, Business Operations Support Manager, and most recently, Director of Business Operations Systems. 

Tabatha is a Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS). She has an associate degree from Eastern Gateway Community College in Business Management - Human Resource Management Focus and a Business Management Certificate - AAB - Operations Management.  Tabatha will earn her bachelor's degree in business administration from Franklin University in July 2024.

 
 
 
PATRICK WILLIAMS
DIRECTOR OF RESIDENT SERVICES

Patrick Williams leads the resident services efforts for TM Associates’ portfolio of managed properties by tailoring appropriate services programs to the needs of the properties. Patrick works with state and local agencies to coordinate services and coordinates with various departments to make sure all regulatory requirements are met, as well as, local community non-profit organizations. He continually measures all services against the organizational goals to make sure all programs are meeting maximum efficiency standards.

Patrick has over twelve years of experience in Resident Services and with starting resident services programs in the District of Columbia. Patrick received his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, his graduate certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke University, and his master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Michigan.

NOAH RABIN
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

Noah Rabin is responsible for assisting Regional Property Managers and site staff with construction projects and capital improvements, bid preparation and solicitation processes. He works with a team to minimize risk and is involved in all insurance claims made on behalf of the owner. Noah is also responsible for Pre-REAC inspections for HUD financed assets, OSHA compliance and creating training programs for our on-site maintenance teams. At the corporate level, Noah is responsible for maintenance system monitoring, competitive bid review, and contract negotiation.

Noah’s certifications include Universal EPA 608 Certification (HVAC Refrigeration), Certified Residential Mold Inspector, Certified Mold Inspector and Remediator (DC Specific), OSHA 30 Certification, Maryland Erosion and Sediment Control Certification, Virginia Responsible Land Disturber Certification, OSHA Confined Space & Trenching and Excavation Certified.

Noah has more than five years of experience in construction management, maintenance, and procurement. He a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Design from the University of Pittsburgh.

 
 
 
DENNIS STEVENSON
DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

As Director of Maintenance for TM Associates, Dennis Stevenson oversees the contracting and bidding process, REACs, and construction projects for the Southern East properties. While assisting the Community Manager and Regional Manager with budgeting, day to day operations and capital needs, Dennis also leads the TM Regional Maintenance Managers division. Additionally, he is a participant in the COACH Program, the Operations and Support Committee, and The Transition Team.

Dennis’s certifications and licenses background consist of crane operating from the Department of the Navy, Gasfitter (MD, DC, and WSSC), 604 CFC, CAMT (Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician, HUD REAC for Indian Housing, Multi Family and Public Housing, Mold inspector in DC and is a LEED Green Associate.

Dennis has 21 years of experience in residential and commercial HVAC, property management for conventional, Tax Credit, Section 8, Senior living, and Rural Development. In addition, Dennis Stevenson is a Veteran of the U.S Navy as a Boatswain mate.