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Team Members

Team Members
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    M. Don Brunner

    President and CEO

    As President and CEO for BRG Realty Group, Don is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the Operations Team, Services Division, HR, and New Business Development. Don has been in the multifamily business for 20+ years, and has successfully ...
  • Jeffrey P. March

    Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

    Jeffrey P. March is the Executive Chairman and a founding member of BRG Realty Group, LLC which owns and manages about 8,500 apartment homes in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Jeff graduated from Duke University ...
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    Bruce H. Hellman

    Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

    As Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of BRG, Bruce Hellman has extraordinary experience in every aspect of apartment operations. His 35 plus years of site management, portfolio management and business management have allowed him to develop insig...
  • J. Cass Hopkins

    Vice President of Operations

    J. Cass Hopkins is the Vice President of Operations and has almost 30 years’ experience in the apartment industry. He has spent his entire working career in the apartment business and has a diverse background in property management. Cass has bee ...
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    Bob Kohlman

    Vice President of the Services Division

    Bob Kohlman has over 30 years of experience in every aspect of property management. Starting his career working on-site and has held many different positions in property operations, land acquisition and development, new construction and executi...
  • Robby Croswell

    Vice President of Business Development & Sales Agent

    Robby Croswell has decades of experience in commercial, multi family, and single family real estate. He has served numerous roles at BRG, including spearheading the single family division, management and oversight of our commercial properties, p ...
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    Andrew R. Giannella

    Vice President, General Counsel and Co-Managing Member

    Andrew R. Giannella, a lifelong Greater Cincinnati resident, is a well respected and experienced attorney and real estate investor with over 25 years experience in real estate, business transactions and finance. Before joining BRG, he was an par...
  • Alex Parlin


    As Chief Financial Officer and a Partner at BRG Realty Group, LLC, Alex leads the finance and accounting functions for BRG which includes capital sourcing, financial reporting & analysis, tax, risk management, investor & lender relations, cash m ...
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    Stephanie Carle


    As BRG’s controller, Stephanie brings a fresh perspective to the accounting team. She has spent the first 25 years of her accounting career in public accounting with a strong focus on the real estate industry. Stephanie’s primary role at BRG w...
  • Kelly Berger

    Director of Human Resources

    With over a decade of experience in the property management industry, Kelly Berger has demonstrated expertise in creating cohesive policies for multiple sites across four states, overseeing a workforce of over 200 employees. Her deep understandi ...
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    Mike Markus

    Director of Maintenance

    Mike Markus brings over 20 years of leadership experience to BRG. Prior to joining our team, Mike served 8 years of active service in the United States Marine Corps and joined the multi-family housing industry in 2009 as a partner with another l...
  • Kelley Holcomb

    Director of Training

    Kelley Holcomb serves as the Director of Training at BRG Apartments. Kelley has over 19 years’ experience in the multifamily industry, including an onsite understanding of the daily operations of managing a community. Using her experience and kn ...
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    Jessica Stevens

    Director of Business Systems and Technology

    Jessica Stevens joins BRG with over 18 years of experience in the local multifamily industry. Prior to joining BRG, Jessica worked with several national property management companies in which she oversaw newly acquired communities in the Ohio Ma...
  • Gerry Johnson

    Director of Marketing

    Gerry Johnson holds the position of Director of Marketing at BRG Apartments. He brings almost 17 years of experience in digital marketing within the multi-family industry. In his role, he is tasked with developing and overseeing digital and bran ...
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    Dustin Dailey

    Portfolio Manager

    Dustin Dailey has more than 9 years of experience in property management. Dustin joined the BRG Management Team as a Portfolio Manager late in 2014 after many years working onsite at three different BRG communities as a Community Manager. Prior ...
  • Amanda O'Connor

    Portfolio Manager

    Amanda O’Connor has been with BRG since 2007; starting as a leasing consultant and most recently accepting the position as Portfolio Manager. Prior to her promotion, she was an Area Manager on the east side of Cincinnati overseeing six communiti ...
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    Kendra Miller

    Portfolio Manager

    Kendra Miller started her career in property management in 2015 with BRG. Kendra started as a Leasing Consultant at the Residences at Liberty Crossing, was promoted to Community Manager and then promoted to Senior Community Manager at Eagle Cre...
  • Nichole Wiley

    Portfolio Manager

    Nichole E. Wiley has been in the apartment industry for over 25 years. Although, most of her career was spent in Cincinnati she also had the opportunity to work in the Central Florida Market. Nichole began her career with BRG Realty Group ...
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    Sheilah Johnson

    Vice President of IT and Administration

    Sheilah Johnson brings nearly 35 years of intimate knowledge of the Berkshire Realty Group grounded in experience in every aspect of managing BRG’s operations. As the Vice President of Administration, Sheilah directs the marketing and human reso...
  • David Marshall

    Founder and Officer of Crown Remodeling

    David Marshall is the Director of Construction Services for BRG Realty Group and President of Crown Remodeling LLC. His BRG duties include Project Management and oversees any New Development / Construction / Unit Rehabs and Capital Improvement ...
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