As the past President of Allied, Greg brings proven property management experience combined with core knowledge
and vision. Greg is also a principal of Allied, assuming an ownership position in early 1999. His responsibilities
include supporting Allied’s executive leadership team and assisting with overall company strategy. 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 five years and his diversified background and analytical management skills add to the company's success.
Greg has served as President of IREM’s Washington chapter in 2016 and he holds a Washington Real Estate Broker license.
Mike Simons, CPM, CAPS
Mike has been active in the commercial and multifamily real estate industry for over thirty years, during which
he has held various positions of development, leadership and ownership of third party management companies and
working in markets throughout the Western US. Mike joined the Allied team in 2013 and as President he is
responsible for all aspects of Allied Residential, including overall company performance and strategic direction.
Mike is a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), holds the
Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designation from the National Apartment Association (NAA) and served as President and board member of the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association (WMFHA).
He also maintains a Washington State Brokers license, is the designated broker for Allied Residential and is a graduate
of the University of Washington.
D. Mathew Andrews
With an impressive 30-year career in property management spanning Washington, Oregon, Utah, Idaho, and Nevada, Matt Andrews is a seasoned expert at Allied Residential. Armed with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Finance, a Washington State real estate broker license, and C3P certification for LIHTC properties, Matt's skills are second to none.
Matt specializes in revitalizing underperforming assets, making them profitable investments. His diverse experience includes managing various multifamily properties and working with investors of all sizes. Matt also consults on development and oversees large rehabilitation projects, ensuring success from concept to completion.
His sharp eye for financial and physical due diligence in asset transactions, coupled with exceptional financial review and reporting skills, makes Matt an invaluable partner. As a Principal of Allied Residential, he plays a central role in the company's continued success. Matt Andrews is the go-to expert for transforming properties and maximizing returns.
Senior Vice President, Affordable Housing
Colleen is a seasoned professional with nearly three decades of expertise in the real estate industry. Her journey began in 1995 when she took on the role of an on-site manager, marking the inception of a remarkable career that would see her excel in various facets of property management.
Throughout her career, Colleen has deftly navigated the diverse terrain of real estate, overseeing conventional, affordable, senior, student multifamily housing, as well as commercial properties. Her extensive experience has equipped her with the skills and knowledge to manage properties under various state, federal, agency-based, and local affordable housing programs, including low-income housing tax credit, project-based Section 8, rural development, and conventional multifamily properties.
Colleen's strengths shine through in her ability to handle properties with intricate layers of funding and financing. Her keen attention to compliance, coupled with her knack for project due diligence, has ensured the seamless execution of numerous ventures. As a leader, Colleen has spearheaded teams, demonstrating her exceptional leadership capabilities in the industry.
In 2011, Colleen achieved a significant milestone in her career by ascending to the role of Principal at Allied Residential. This accomplishment underscored her dedication, expertise, and invaluable contributions to the company. Within Allied Residential, Colleen holds a pivotal position in the Affordable Housing Division, further cementing her reputation as a key figure in the organization.
Colleen's commitment to professional growth is evident through her impressive collection of industry certifications and designations, with a focus on affordable housing, fair housing, and property compliance. Her dedication to continuous learning and mastery of industry intricacies sets her apart as a true expert in her field.
Beyond her professional accomplishments, Colleen is known for her exceptional abilities in resident relations and the successful lease-up of new developments. Her holistic approach to property management encompasses both company and community programs, fostering positive relationships between residents and the properties she oversees.
In summary, Colleen's journey from on-site manager to Principal at Allied Residential exemplifies her unwavering dedication, exceptional skills, and vast expertise in the real estate industry. Her influence extends across diverse property types and housing programs, making her a respected leader and a driving force in the world of real estate.
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 27 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.
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.
Senior Vice President
Active in the multifamily industry since 1989, Shannon has held many roles including Executive Vice President, Regional Manager, as well as various on-site roles across five states. Shannon is well-versed in lease ups, stabilized management of both market rate and affordable assets and property repositioning, including major unit interior upgrades and the management of exterior capital improvements.
Her oversight of Portfolio Managers focuses on maximizing operating performance, achieving revenue goals through calculated rent positioning, and adhering to strict internal cost control measures to minimize property expenses. Shannon’s strengths also include new business development, staff development and client relationships.
Shannon holds the Managing Broker License in the State of Washington.
Jeremy has an extensive background in property management with experiences in both private owner and REIT management.
His resume boasts not only a diverse showing of leadership but also a solid role call of some of the top mentors in
the business. In 2004 Mr. Martin was selected to establish an American property management operation in Beijing, China
where he oversaw operations of thousands of units and near 800 employees. Mr. Martin attended the University of Idaho
with studies in business and design.
Senior Portfolio Manager
Lisa joined Allied Residential as a Portfolio Manager in September 2018. A well-developed professional, Lisa brings 20+ years of experience in the property management industry and over the span of her career has displayed progressive growth in directing all aspects of new development, affordable housing and overall property operations. Lisa has very valuable experience as she has worked with a wide diversity of asset types such as: conventional residential, senior housing, LIHTC ( Tax Credit ) affordable housing, transitional housing, and commercial real estate. Lisa has supported a widespread client list that includes reputable Local Non Profits and Housing Authorities. In her role as a Portfolio Manager she has shown tremendous operational budget savings, strong leadership and mentorship capabilities as well as overall improved quality control at her assets. These skills have been recognized through multiple awards including a two time nominee for For Rent Awards, Manager of the year in 2003 and 2009. Her unique combination of grit and humor adds to her unwavering passion and strength to problem solve and find solutions that work. Lisa received her Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) certification in 2010 and is has held her WA State Broker License since 2009. In her free time Lisa likes to participate in charitable organizations and enjoys being an active member of the AHMA Membership Committee.
Director of Compliance
Ms. Mills began her career in Affordable Housing Property Management in 2002 and has gained a wide range of experience. She joined the industry as an on-site manager in rural
Washington overseeing a Rural Development (RD) property and advancing into additional roles with increasing responsibilities. Throughout her career she has added positions to
her experience including training, compliance specialist, and portfolio management. Her strengths include project planning and execution, LIHTC compliance, and leadership. Ms.
Mills has earned industry designations including COS for HUD Occupancy as well as C3P and SHCM for Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) management and compliance. She was awarded
Site Manager of the Year in 2006 and Management Company Staff Person of the Year in 2009 by the Council for Affordable and Rural Housing.
Vice President of Operations
Jane Bowling joined Allied Residential in February of 2018 after arriving to the Pacific Northwest by way of California and Arizona. In Jane's over 20 years of real estate
experience, she's developed verifiable methods of working with companies to achieve operational efficiencies and excellence using supportive, financially sound, and collaborative
methods. Jane's experience includes asset management of privatized military housing; non-profit and affordable housing management; single family and multi-family management; and
technology-based platforms in housing management. Currently Jane is responsible for day-to-day operations at Allied overseeing successful, financially sustainable corporate and
site integrations to ensure Allied’s mission of Creating Communities and Exceeding Expectations for our investors, our residents, and our employees. When not working, Jane is
trying to learn her way around the Puget Sound area while embracing a grumpy GPS voice who barks orders or shows disappointment in yet another U-turn. Jane and her husband have 3
grown children scattered around the United States; an ill-behaved rescue dog named Gertie and a very spoiled fat cat named appropriately "Fat Ted."
Yardi Director, COS, C3P
Andrei started as Assistant Manager for a large tax credit community in 2009. He gained valuable on-site compliance
and managerial experience and quickly advanced to a Compliance Coordinator and then Director of Compliance position
for HUD, LIHTC and Home projects in four states. At the same time Andrei worked on implementing Yardi Voyager as the
primary compliance tracking and reporting tool. He has since transitioned into the Yardi Director role for Allied and
has recently lead the team through an upgrade to the new Yardi 7S platform. Andrei has attended many industry training
seminars including the WSHFC Tax Credit and WBARS workshops. He was awarded the AHMA 2013 Management Agent Staff of the
Director of Training
Jessica Hart is an industry veteran and has held various roles and leadership positions in the 30+ years she has been in multifamily housing. She has extensive knowledge of tax credit, HUD, conventional, lease-up, and luxury property management and has worked with Western Washington communities throughout her career. Prior to Allied, Jessica was also heavily involved with the asset management and sales side of the industry as an Acquisitions Manager selling 40 million in revenue. Jessica's industry expertise and proven revenue growth capabilities led her to joining Allied Residential in 2015. As Director of Training and Career Development for Allied, she is responsible for mentoring and creating successful educational programs and paths for all employees. Her industry knowledge and passion for people allows her to effectively educate and advance the careers of our employees. Jessica is an active member on the Washington Multifamily Housing Association (WMFHA) New Members and Training committees. In her personal time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and family escaping to their Eastern Washington getaway that she and her husband built. As an outdoor and nature enthusiast, you can catch her boating and spending time on the water with her two mini-schnauzer co-pilots Buddy and Joey.
Director of Maintenance/Electrical Administrator/Safety Director
Jedd offers an extensive knowledge, skill set and unique approach to the commercial and multifamily real estate industry.
For over 20 years he has specialized in providing excellent customer/client relations and team building. He believes
that knowledge, communication, and a positive outlook are the keys to success.
As Director of Maintenance/Electrical Administrator/Safety Director, Jedd improves Allied's operations through maintenance and safety trainings, best overall
practices and support for site personnel.
Jedd is an Electrical Administrator and has maintained his 07B Electrical License since 2002. He holds certifications in OSHA 511 Safety and Health Standards, is an OSHA 501 General Industry Trainer, and is a Certified Pool/Spa Operator with training in First Aid and CPR.
Jedd is an EPA Certified Type 1/Type 2 Technician for HVACR as well as a Community Emergency Response Team Member with FEMA.
Jedd has been awarded "Maintenance Supervisor of the Year" from For Rent Magazine in 2005 and 2008, was recognized as a finalist in 2015 and 2016, and "Regional Maintenance Director of the Year" from WMFHA in 2022.
In his free time, he enjoys horror movies, music, and football.
Quality Control Auditor
Ashlee joined Allied Residential in 2015, as the manager of first impressions. Prior to her position with Allied she has held a variety of customer experience roles and positions over the span of 10+ years. After displaying superior customer service to residents, team members, clients, and her operations leaders she was quickly promoted to an administrative position. Her ability to adapt quickly, anticipate needs, create processes, and being extremely thorough led her to her current position of being the Quality Control Auditor. As Quality Control Auditor Ashlee is dedicated to making sure proper control and risk mitigation practices are in place while continuing to be a dedicated resource and support to all team members. She is also the proud recipient of Allied's Allstar Award in 2017. Ashlee holds degrees in Psychology and History, as well as a Master's in Counseling Psychology. In her free time Ashlee is dedicated to her family and enjoys being the 'Auntie of Fun' to her nieces and nephews.
Marie joined Allied in May 2012 as a Manger of First Impressions. Prior to joining Allied she held various management and customer focused positions within organizations throughout
the Pacific Northwest over the span of 7 years. In her current role at Allied, Marie is the Office Manager overseeing a wide variety of critical managerial and organizational roles
necessary to the success of the Allied Corporate team. As a proven leader, she is responsible for managing 5 property administrators who’s core focus is the success and reporting of
property performance to a diversified clientele. In addition, Marie has played an impactful role in managing all company events as well as vendor partner relations. Marie has proven
to be extremely agile in her ability to work alongside many different departments and offer exceptional support, which led her to earning Corporate Employee of the year in 2012. In
her free time Marie enjoys snowmobiling, spending time with family and friends, and being a fur-momma to her 9 year old mastiff. Marie holds a Bachelors in Social Science from
Washington State University - Go Cougs!
Electrical Administrator and 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.
Senior Portfolio Manager
Valerie Hill has been with Allied Residential since March of 2019. Valerie brings experience
with conventional, low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC), Housing and Urban Development
(HUD), and other affordable asset programs including HOME and homeless student housing
Valerie oversees several apartment communities with a portfolio of over 1100 units from
Everett to Lacey. In addition, she trains and mentors new Portfolio Managers. She also
assists with new business proposals and transitions.
Valerie specializes in increasing occupancy and net operating income and providing extensive
training to new associates. She began in the property management industry in 1985, and has
served in roles including Senior Property Manager, Occupancy Specialist, Section 504
Coordinator, Budget Trainer, and Regional Portfolio Manager.
Valerie has completed extensive LIHTC training programs with the Washington State Housing
Finance Commission, Spectrum, National Center for Housing Management, and Novogradac &
Company, LLP. She maintains a Washington real estate broker’s license and is a certified
occupancy specialist. In addition, Valerie holds a C3P designation and Specialist in Housing
Credit Management. Valerie also attends Gallup and Myers Briggs leadership training courses
and believes strongly in growing and supporting her team members.
Valerie is passionate about volunteering and giving back to the community. Her volunteer
work includes PAWS, Villalobos Rescue Center where she spent a week in 2014 walking dogs,
cleaning kennels, and doing laundry, DAWN, Paralyzed Veterans Administration, and Best
Friends Animal Rescue.
Valerie joined the Advisory Committee in 2019 to participate in working with Tacoma Housing
Authority to ensure that affordable housing is recognized as a needed and valued service to
Alia brings nearly 20 years of experience within Property Management. Starting her career in Rockville, MD. She instantly knew Real Estate is her passion. Specializing in Conventional
Residential Properties. Alia Joined Allied Residential in 2015, as an Assistant Property Manager, and with proven success within her role, and increasing responsibilities she became
a Community Manager and shortly advanced to Assistant Portfolio Manager. Providing exceptional customer service to residents, clients and all-around support, leadership, mentorship
and a winning spirit to her team. Alia holds her Washington Real Estate Brokers License since 2007 and Accredited Resident Manager (ARM) designation since 2018. Alia has served two
years in a row on the Executive Committee with IREM 2019 & 2020 and has successfully completed the first 2019 Leadership Lyceum with Washington Multi-Family Housing Association. Alia
has achieved the 2017 All Star Award and 2019 Emerald Award Nominee. Alia enjoys family, live music traveling and sports.
Jenny Richards has been with Allied Residential since November of 2020. Jenny brings over 25 years of experience with mainly conventional properties; however, some affordable asset programs.
Jenny began in the property management industry in 1995 and has served in all on-site positions and executive leadership roles including Senior Community Manager, District Manager and Regional Portfolio Manager.
During her time in the Regional Manager role, she has successfully transitioned 13 communities consisting of 3,125 apartment homes. In addition, has managed the interior renovation process of 2,087 apartment homes and completed repositioning of six communities. She holds experience in managing lease-ups, high-rise, mid-rise, garden-style, and townhome communities ranging from severely stressed to high-end luxury.
Jenny maintains a Washington real estate broker’s license and completed an extensive 2-year Leadership Development Track Course. Also, she was an Emerald Award finalist for Regional Manager of the Year and has been presented with a National Platinum Achievement award two times during her career.
She is passionate about delivering excellent customer service to internal and external customers through proof over promise and has built high caliber teams through extensive training and mentorship, which has resulted in lower associate turnover.
Julie Ryan’s career in Property Management spans over 20 years. She worked for Allied Residential from 2006 until 2015 as a Community Manager, first at conventional properties and
later at a HUD community. It was this assignment where Julie found her passion, for Affordable Housing. When the property sold, Julie assumed a new role as a Regional Manager with
Cambridge Management working with a large portfolio of Tax Credit Multi Family Housing. In 2017, Mrs. Ryan returned to work for Allied Residential supporting Mathew Andrews on his portfolio,
which includes Affordable and conventional Communities.
Julie has oversight experience on properties ranging from conventional, commercial and affordable housing. Her experience includes brand new lease ups, renovations, multi-layered funded Housing
and retail Management. Julie’s strengths include team leadership, staff support, navigating client relationships, corporate and site needs for the best outcome. Julie has a broad understanding
for the complex intricacy of layered funding and a firm understanding of the importance of Property Management 101 which includes but is not limited to rent collections, occupancy, budget management and lease management.
Julie is engaged in the pursuit of continuing training and education to stay apprised to ever evolving property management changes and law in fair housing. Julie holds a Washington Real Estate License and Occupancy Specialist Certification.
Senior Vice President, Conventional Housing
Tina has had a career in multifamily real estate for 20+ years. She began her property management career in Texas as a leasing agent and worked in various
administrative positions before moving to Washington, where she advanced in her career working in Seattle based firms. Most recently overseeing the operations
of 13,000+ units across Washington. Through her career, Tina has learned to cultivate teams and deliver lucrative financial returns that transitioned assets
into award winning communities. She has both fee and owner operated experience and a diverse background in property management that encompasses lease-up,
renovated, and stabilized properties. Tina is an active member of the Washington State Multi-Family Housing Association and holds designations of Certified
Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) and a Washington Real Estate Brokers License.
Grant Burton, CPM
Grant has been with Allied since January 2016 initially working as a community manager for multiple conventional and affordable properties throughout King County. His track record of maximizing property NOI, extensive on-site operational experience, and passion for industry education helped prepare him for a leadership role with Allied. He currently oversees a portfolio of conventional and mixed-use properties throughout the city of Seattle. Grant is an active member of IREM where he holds CPM® and ARM® designations. In 2017, he was internationally recognized as one of IREM’s 30 Under 30 and currently serves on the IREM Western Washington Board of Directors.
In 2022, Grant received his Washington Brokers License and proudly serves as the Portfolio Manager here at Allied Residential. He is a graduate of Weber State University in Ogden, UT with a B.S. in Communications.
Prior to joining Allied in 2021, Andy has worked in various fields doing marketing for over ten years. Always known as the “Jack of All Trades” member of the group, his attention to detail and ability to be a team player make him an essential member to Allied’s Operations Team. He has a bachelor’s in marketing and 7+ years of multi-family housing experience.
When he’s not working, Andy produces music, creates other forms of art and spends time with his polydactyl, Siamese cat; Arnold.
Kiril has been with Allied since April 2014 initially working as a community manager at Allied’s most prestigious and well known properties, Village at Overlake Station. Prior to coming to Allied, Kiril spent several years managing both conventional and affordable properties throughout King County. His track record of maximizing property NOI, extensive on-site operational experience, and passion for industry education helped prepare him for a leadership role with Allied. He currently oversees a portfolio of affordable properties throughout the Puget Sound Area. Kiril has been active in both IREM and AHMA, with his ARM® and C3P designations.
Bruce Fischer earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington. He has over twelve years of multi-family real estate experience with an emphasis on Affordable Housing. Mr. Fischer is keenly qualified to work with Non-Profit and governmental agencies and is able to navigate their turbulent waters. Bruce’s substantial leadership skills allowed him to move quickly through the ranks and bring him to his current position of Portfolio Manager of a substantial affordable portfolio.
Working within the industry for over thirteen years, Kristina started as a leasing agent and worked her way up to Portfolio Manager. She has experience with tax credit, renovations, mid-rise and larger garden style communities. Jones has had her CAM (Certified Property Manager Certificate) since 2021. In her spare time, she enjoys watching her kids’ sports and spending time with her loving family.
With over 20 years of experience in the multifamily industry, my emphasis is controlling expenses while building revenue. I am committed to training and team building. Enjoys transforming communities through strong leadership and value-added renovations. My goal is to enhance the value of each asset through proactive, hands-on management. Currently RM in WA state. Earned Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor and Certified Apartment Manager designations through the National Apartment Association. Multiple Emerald Award nominee. Bachelor's in business administration.
Letitia has over 20 years of experience within the industry. She’s worked in assisted/senior living, tax credit, and new build lease-ups for both market rate and affordable housing. London has a knack for building strong relationships with residents and vendors alike and has incredible hospitality skills. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and going on walks. She is particularly fond of cartoons and movies.
Scott Tysseland is the Senior Regional Manager for Independent Living. Scott Has been in the Apartment Housing industry for over 20 years. Scott has been a Regional Manager overseeing multiple properties for 16 of those. Scott has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, A diploma in Broadcasting and Media Relations, and is a Certified Hotel Administrator. Scott started his professional career as an on-air personality with multiple radio stations with daily radio programs, commercial voice overs, as well as hosting live events and fundraisers. Scott co-founded a consulting company that specialized in customer service and sales and marketing training. Scott joined Independent Living in 2015 and is proud of what SHAG and Independent Living stand for. Scott strongly believes in the importance of providing quality housing and works to provide quality, a professional, and comfortable community for those that choose us to be their home.