Our People

Leadership
Development
Construction
Property Management
Corporate Departments

Leadership

Lisa Gomez brings nearly 30 years of experience in real estate development and finance to... See Bio
Lisa Gomez

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Amy Cordone brings an in-depth... See Bio
Amy Burpee Cordone

Chief Operating Officer

Mentor Haxhija has over twenty years of construction management experience working on a variety of... See Bio
Mentor Haxhija

Senior Vice President, Construction

As a Partner and General Counsel, Adam Hellegers is responsible for the supervision of the... See Bio
Adam Hellegers

General Counsel

Juliette Marshall is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for L+M Development Partners and... See Bio
Juliette Marshall

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Gerald Miceli has over 34 years of construction experience in both commercial and residential markets.... See Bio
Gerald L. Miceli

President of Construction

Spencer Orkus is a Partner and the President of Development at L+M Development Partners who... See Bio
Spencer Orkus

President of Development

Lenny Rueben is a Partner and the Chief Financial Officer of L+M Development Partners who... See Bio
Lenny Rueben

Chief Financial Officer

Carrie is a Partner and the Chief Investment Officer, responsible for the capital investment strategy... See Bio
Carrie Van Syckel

Chief Investment Officer

Nikki Wernick is the Executive Vice President of C+C Apartment Management, with overall responsibility for... See Bio
Nikki Wernick

Executive Vice President of Property Management

Ron Moelis is a Partner and the co-founder of L+M Development Partners and its affiliated... See Bio
Ron Moelis

Chairman + Founding Partner

Development

Spencer Orkus is a Partner and the President of Development at L+M Development Partners who... See Bio
Spencer Orkus

President of Development

Years of Experience: 15

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Mixed-use projects, transaction structure, healthcare and community facility tenant lease structure

Elaine Braithwaite

Managing Director

Years of Experience: 15+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Mixed-use, residential, energy-efficiency/resiliency, entitlements, infrastructure

Sara Levenson

Managing Director

Years of Experience: 10+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Development and preservation of affordable housing (NYCYA), financing, community focus, relationships, and innovative problem solver

Ayanna Oliver-Taylor

Managing Director

Years of Experience: 10

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Passive House (CPHC certification), transaction structure

Jessica Yoon

Managing Director

Years of Experience: 4

Years Working at L+M: 2

Expertise: Mixed use, residential, energy efficiency and resiliency

Riley Burchell

Project Manager

Years of Experience: 5+

Years Working at L+M: 3

Expertise: Project management, residential and mixed-use, community relations, finance

Dyllon Gibbs

Project Manager

Years of Experience: 5+

Years Working at L+M: 1

Expertise: Finance, project management, residential and mixed-use, embodied carbon

Emily Johansen

Project Manager

Years of Experience: 5+

Years Working at L+M: 2

Expertise: Project management, residential and mixed-use, supportive housing, finance

Morgan Reuther

Project Manager

Years of Experience: 1

Years Working at L+M: 3

Expertise: Project management, preservation, community relations

Jenne Richardson

Project Coordinator

Construction

Gerald Miceli has over 34 years of construction experience in both commercial and residential markets.... See Bio
Gerald L. Miceli

President of Construction

Mentor Haxhija has over twenty years of construction management experience working on a variety of... See Bio
Mentor Haxhija

Senior Vice President, Construction

Years of Experience: 25+

Years Working at L+M: 15

Expertise: Construction Cost, Planning, Leadership, Risk Assessment, Pre-Development

Stephen Bonasera

Senior Vice President, Preconstruction

Years of Experience: 25

Years Working at L+M: 15

Expertise: Construction, Geothermal, Leadership, Multifamily, Coordination

Jeffrey Ferrero

Vice President + Project Executive, Construction

Years of Experience: 25

Years Working at L+M: 15

Expertise: Procurement, Risk Management, Critical Thinking, Construction Management

Patrick Leach

Vice President + Project Executive, Construction

Years of Experience: 15+

Years Working at L+M: 15

Expertise: Procurement, risk management, construction management

Sal Perfetto

Vice President + Project Executive, Construction

Years of Experience: 25+

Years Working at L+M: 10+

Expertise: High-Rise Construction, Passive House, Logistical Planning, Leadership

Matthew Arbeit

Project Executive, Construction

Years of Experience: 20+

Years Working at L+M: 15+

Expertise: Planning, Construction, Coordination, Mixed-Use, Residential

Josh Elkin

Project Executive, Construction

Property Management

Nikki Wernick is the Executive Vice President of C+C Apartment Management, with overall responsibility for... See Bio
Nikki Wernick

Executive Vice President of Property Management

Years of Experience: 10+

Years Working at C+C: 5+

Expertise: Financial accounting, investment accounting, financial planning + analysis and operational strategy + logistics

Chris Moore

Senior Vice President of Accounting

Years of Experience: 20+

Years Working at C+C: 5+

Expertise: Operations, Residential/Commerical, Strategy/Logistics, Financial Performance

Herminio Torres

Senior Vice President of Property Management

Years of Experience: 35+

Years Working at C+C: 10+

Expertise: Security Operations + Procedure, Residential + Commercial Security

Adam Croom

Vice President of Security

Years of Experience: 35

Years Working at C+C: 10

Expertise: Building operations, mechanical systems, safety training

Jose Cruz

Vice President of Building Operations

Years of Experience: 20

Years Working at C+C: 1

Expertise: Corporate operations, facilities management, government relations, policy

Joey Koch

Vice President of Corporate Operations

Years of Experience: 20+

Years Working at L+M: 15

Expertise: Property Management, RAD Conversion, PACT Program

Nick Papakostopoulos

Vice President of Property Management - PACT

Years of Experience: 20

Years Working at C+C: 1+

Expertise: Operations, Residential + Commercial Management, Financial Performance + Leadership

Julie Rodriguez

Vice President, Fund Property Management

Corporate Departments

Years of Experience: 15+

Years Working at L+M: 5

Expertise: Relationship management, marketing communications, internal engagement

Sarah Byrne

Director of Communications + Marketing

Years of Experience: 30+

Years Working at L+M: 10+

Expertise: Community Development, Conflict Resolution, Strategic Planning, Crisis Management

Yasmin Cornelius

Senior Vice President, Community Affairs

Years of Experience: 15

Years Working at L+M: 3

Expertise: Investment management, portfolio management, financial strategy, financial management

Joe Curatolo

Managing Director

Years of Experience: 25+

Years Working at L+M: 15+

Expertise: IT strategy, infrastructure, cyber security, cloud ERPs, MSPs

Alban Gjyrezi

Senior Vice President, Information Technology

Years of Experience: 30+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Commercial (office + retail), Asset Strategy, Leasing, NOI Growth

Scott Hall

Senior Vice President of Asset Management

Years of Experience: 15+

Years Working at L+M: 2

Expertise: Carbon strategy, energy management, low carbon buildings, renewables

Laura Humphrey

Senior Director of Energy + Sustainability

Years of Experience: 10+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Insurance compliance, budgeting, risk financing, risk transfer, claims and loss control management

Bryan Paul

Director of Insurance Risk Management

Years of Experience: 10+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Contractor diversity and workforce efforts, compliance, M/WBE initiatives

Krystal Peartree-McLean

Director, Workforce + Contractor Diversity

Years of Experience: 20

Years Working at L+M: 5

Expertise: Philanthropy, grants management, corporate social responsibility, program and impact evaluation

Gingi Pica

Senior Director, Community Investment

Years of Experience: 15+

Years Working at L+M: 5+

Expertise: Residential, capital transactions, asset strategy, budgeting/forecasting

Robert Soave

Vice President of Asset Management

Years of Experience: 20+

Years Working at L+M: 5

Expertise: Facades + roofing, construction, programming, QEWI

Sara Tsiropinas

Senior Director Building Envelope