Richard is a founding member of Affinity Property Management and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a Masters of Business Administration from Cornell University. He has over 15 years of experience in cost, financial and tax accounting.
Jamie has been in the commercial real estate business for over 15 years, first starting as a commercial appraiser for Palmer, Groth and Pietka in Portland, OR. His career path turned towards commercial real estate lending as a loan and bank officer for M&T Real Estate, Inc. a subsidiary of M&T Bank based in New York. In 2002, Jamie began his career as an apartment broker with Tilbury, Ferguson and Neuburg, Inc., specializing in multifamily sales ranging from 40 to 300 units where he closed in excess of $200,000,000 in transactions. Mr. Gaylord holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Portland State University and is a licensed Principal Broker in the State of Oregon.
Melissa joined Affinity Property Management, LLC in October 2003. Melissa oversees a diverse portfolio and her responsibilities include maintaining each property in her portfolio with the highest degree of quality while forming strong relationships with both her associates and clients to ensure that each property provides an environment where associates succeed and her clients' goals are exceeded. Melissa's emphasis is on controlling expenses while building revenue. Her primary goal is to enhance the value of each asset through proactive, hands-on management. Melissa brings a strong sense of commitment, organization and industry expertise to the company.
Megan became part of the Affinity team in 2012 as a Portfolio Manager. She came to us with over 13 years of experience in the multifamily industry. Megan oversees assets in Oregon covering both conventional and student housing assets. Prior to joining Affinity, Megan was an Account Manager with For Rent Media Solutions. Megan began her career with a national management company, Pinnacle, An American Management Services Company, LLC in which she rose through the ranks from a Leasing Agent to a Junior Investment Manager. In addition to Pinnacle, Megan oversaw two multi-million dollar renovation projects in Lake Oswego for Trinity Property Consultants. She brings a strong commitment to the industry, pride in organization and an aptitude for working successfully on common goals.