Our Corporate Staff
Our Corporate Staff
Greg Anderson, CPM - Principal / President
Greg brings proven property management experience combined with core knowledge and vision as President, conventional Housing of Allied Residential. His responsibilities include overseeing the successful management of Allied’s conventional housing portfolio consisting of approximately 4,000 residences. He is a principal of Allied Residential, assuming an ownership position in early 1999. Having received his Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation in 1994, Greg has been involved in the analysis, management, construction, leasing, rehabilitation, and sale of residential and commercial property in the Puget Sound region for more than twenty years. Greg holds his Washington Real Estate Broker license and is the designated broker for Allied Residential. His diversified background and analytical management skills add to the company’s success.
Mike Simons, CPM - Principal / Vice President
Mike’s primary responsibility will be the overall success of the property management of the project, from major repairs, improvements, and overall physical renovation to maximizing the financial return on the investment through pushing rent levels and collections of our income sources and maintaining expense controls for operating and capital costs. Mike has been active in the commercial and multifamily real estate industry since 1989, where he spent ten years working with and growing a regional property management firm and managing larger commercial and multifamily properties in Washington, California, and Nevada. In 2000, Mike co-founded Glacier Real Estate Services, a property management firm which focused on the management, renovation, brokerage, and consulting of commercial and multifamily properties in Washington and Oregon. Glacier quickly gained a reputation as a regional leader in the marketplace and over the next ten years, Glacier’s management portfolio grew to over 7,500 multifamily units and 700,000 square feet of commercial space. In 2010, Glacier Real Estate Services was pursued and purchased by a national real estate management firm and Mike worked with the national firm throughout the western US prior to joining Allied Residential in 2012. Mike’s responsibilities with Allied Residential include assisting with the continued improvement of Allied’s operations including general business practices, property management services, property construction and renovation supervision, property management accounting, staffing, technology, and business development. Mike also oversees a portfolio of properties for select Allied Residential clients. Mike is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), maintains a Washington State Managing Brokers license, and is a graduate of the University of Washington.
Melissa J. Koenig, CPM, Vice President
Diversity is evident in Melissa’s portfolio management. Her background includes over twenty-five years of experience in the management of stabilized properties as well as new construction lease-ups, supervision of tax credit conversions, and coordination of major rehabilitation projects. It is this varied background and extensive experience in managing portfolios in excess of $160 million that enable her to consistently exceed the investment goals for her clients. Melissa also has a reputation for consistently delivering tax credits to her clients earlier than anticipated. She manages properties with multiple state, federal, and local housing programs, and county and federal relocation programs, and excels at stabilizing the management of problematic communities. In addition, her transit-oriented property management experience puts her on the cutting edge of real estate professionals involved in affordable housing. Melissa holds multiple industry certifications and designations pertaining to affordable housing and property compliance in addition to a B.A. in Business Administration from Gonzaga University and is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®). Melissa is a Principal of Allied Residential
Matt Andrews - Vice President
Matt brings 20 years of property management experience in Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho and Nevada to Allied Residential and has successfully managed portfolios in excess of 2,500 units. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Finance, a Washington State real estate broker license and is C3P Certified for LIHTC properties. Matt has proven success in turning nonperforming or underperforming assets into profitable investments. He has managed diverse types and sizes of multifamily properties and worked with local investors as well as large institutional owners. Matt consults with developers and assists in the oversight of new construction and large rehabilitation projects. He also has considerable experience in physical and financial due diligence in asset acquisition and disposition and his significant skill set in financial review and reporting has proven him invaluable to his clients. Matt is also a Principal of Allied Residential.
Colleen Carr - Vice President
Colleen has managed conventional, affordable, senior, and student multifamily housing as well as commercial properties over a career that spans more than 20 years. She joined the real estate industry in 1995 as an on-site manager and has held a number of ever-growing responsibilities over portfolios of rental housing, rising to become a Principal of Allied Residential in 2011. She has both on-site and regional management experience in multiple state, federal, agency based and local affordable housing programs, low income housing tax credit, project based Section 8, rural development, and conventional multifamily properties. Her strengths include managing properties with multiple layers of funding and financing, compliance, project due diligence, team leadership, project management, overseeing company and community programs, resident relations and lease up of new developments. Colleen holds multiple industry certifications and designations pertaining to affordable housing, fair housing and property compliance and she is a key figure in Allied's Affordable Housing Division.
Colleen is a Principal of Allied Residential.
Steve Hamasaki - Vice President
Steve has been in the property management industry for over twenty years and has most recently been responsible for a portfolio encompassing some 15,000 apartments in Washington, Oregon, Texas, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, Kansas and Oklahoma. Steve brings in-depth experience overseeing conventional and subsidized apartment homes, both privately and institutionally owned, in addition to condominium portfolios. He has presided over multiple apartment rehabilitations exceeding $25,000,000 and has pulled roughly 5,000 new construction units out of the ground with great success.
Tara Goodin Assistant Portfolio Manager
Tara brings a fresh perspective to her work as an Assistant Portfolio Manager. Tara began her professional career as a loan officer for Regional Credit Union and made the transition into property management four years ago, beginning as an Assistant Manager. As a Community Manager with Allied Residential, she successfully managed properties in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and Bond Financing programs, as well as a transit-oriented community. Tara quickly worked her way up to the corporate level and currently manages a portfolio of affordable properties with participation in LIHTC, Bond Financing, HOME and HUD contracts. She holds a Washington State real estate broker license and is pursuing her Certified Property Manager designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Brittany Cristel – Assistant Portfolio Manager
Brittany brings a wealth of knowledge from nearly a decade of experience in the multi-family housing industry. Brittany began her career working on-site for several large-scale residential properties throughout Western Washington. Her talents were quickly recognized, allowing her to transition into a corporate level position in operations management for a large, high barrier-to-entry portfolio of diverse assets. Prior to joining Allied Residential, Brittany worked as a Project Manager providing capital planning and reserve budget solutions for Association-governed communities. Brittany brings expertise in the areas of financial planning, capital project management, procurement and associate development. She recently completed her Master of Business Administration from City University of Seattle with an emphasis in Project Management.
Liz Gould - Director of Career Development & Marketing
As a marketing and training specialist for the properties of Allied Residential, Liz has the opportunity to meet each and every employee, both new and tenured. Each meeting demonstrates her commitment to develop more proficient property management associates as well as expand and cultivate their talents. If not for the company’s goal of investing in each employee, the training and Marketing program would not be able to evolve with the changing needs of the industry. Liz recognizes the shifts in demand for marketing and training and responds quickly to requests for group or individual needs. From the basics of running a property to targeted marketing efforts to site inspections to financial operations, the program under Liz’s direction covers a wide variety of marketing, policy and procedures which provides associates with a deeper and richer knowledge of how to manage a multi-million dollar investment. Liz has provided marketing, and education support and on-site management leadership in the Puget Sound market for over twenty years.
Andy Claus - Controller
From monitoring the daily accounting activities of all Allied Residential properties, the corporate office and accounting staff to supervising the production of timely and accurate financial reports, Andy directs the entire Accounting Department for Allied Residential. He brings over 21 years of experience to the team, with the majority of that time spent in the property management field. Andy previously held the position of RIM Center Coordinator for a national apartment REIT with accounts payable and receivable responsibility for properties in Seattle, Portland, and Salt Lake City. He also held the position of Portfolio Accounting Manager at Martin Smith, Inc. which managed commercial properties. His background in financial analysis and reporting is beneficial to both the management team at Allied Residential and to our valued clients.
Sarah Watson – Director of Compliance
As the Director of Compliance, Sarah is responsible for the overall operations of the Compliance Department. She currently monitors and submits reports for over 2,500 affordable units with one or more of the following programs: Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), Bond Financing, ARCH, CDBG, HOME HOF and/or HUD contract. Sarah also oversees the daily file review of resident move-ins, annual re-certifications, and interim certifications. Additionally, Sarah monitors the continued education and training for on-site staff, the tracking of multiple complex programs related to affordable housing, preparation and review of monthly and annual compliance reports, submission of all audit responses, and the implementation of all changes to forms and policies. With more than a decade of industry experience, Sarah has earned many nationally recognized certifications, including: Certified Credit Compliance Professional, Certified Specialist in HUD Occupancy, Specialist in Housing Credit Management, and Certified Occupancy Specialist. In April of 2015, Sarah was awarded Management Company Staff Person of the Year by the Affordable Housing Management Association of Washington and the Affordable Rural Housing Counsel.
John Dunahoe - Electrical Administrator / Safety Director / Project Manager
With over 20 years in the construction field, John brings a variety of experience and knowledge to Allied Residential. His primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of both people and property by preventing hazards associated with all phases of construction and maintenance—especially as it pertains to electrical systems. John’s other responsibilities include the coordination of training programs for site maintenance staff and ensuring that all Allied maintenance staff are supplied with the proper procedures, techniques, and information necessary to meet OSHA, WISHA, and other regulatory standards. Having earned a teaching certificate issued by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, John is authorized to develop Labor and Industries-certified electrical courses which are personalized to Allied Residential’s personnel and properties. These customized courses provide industry-focused training to Allied’s maintenance staff at significantly reduced costs to Allied’s clients. John holds both an O7 Electrical License and the O7 Administrator License.