John T. Lamorte – President and CEO
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John founded WPMG in 1988, after many years of success in Corporate Finance in NYC.
As President and CEO, John is responsible for overall operations at WPMG including property and financial staff management, supervising large capital improvement projects, working with engineers, architects, lawyers and accountants as well as trouble shooting any areas of concern for board members. Given his expertise in corporate finance, John is involved in the financial management side of the industry and assists our boards with short and long term financial planning, debt related matters, cost reduction and analysis of underlying loans. John holds a BS in Finance Degree, a Real Estate Brokers License and an Insurance License.
Steven Lamorte – Vice-President/Property Manager
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Steve joined WPMG in 2011 as a summer college intern and moved into a full time position as a Property Manager upon graduation. In addition to his organizational management skills, Steve also develops various software programs for WPMG, in order to provide our clients with customized reporting and improved support overall. Steve holds a BA in Digital Communications.
Jody has been with WPMG for 7 years. She works in the accounting department and is responsible for management of the accounting department personnel including, accounts receivable, sales/leasing, accounts payable, payroll, budgets as well as the monthly financial statements for our properties. Jody works closely with outside accountants and auditors in preparation of the audited financial statements and is also involved with all board members and their financials inquiries and budgets.
Prior to working at WPMG, Jody worked for a Real Estate Developer & property management company in Manhattan in the Accounting Department where she did accounts payable, account reconciliations, and she also handled IT for the company. Jody has many years working in the accounting field during her long working career.
Helen Castro – Accounts Receivable Manager
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Helen worked for a major NYC law firm for 20 years. Prior to working at WPMG she spent five years at another property management company. She has been with WPMG for 12 years. She is the head bookkeeper in the Accounts Receivables Department where she is responsible for all billings to unit owners/shareholders, and receipt of their monthly fees. These duties include assessing late fees and sending late notices to those in arrears, as well as interacting with legal counsel when collections are necessary. Responding to billing questions from unit owners/shareholders is a daily task. Other duties include the sales division where all re-sales are received and paperwork processed. She also creates customized reports for the Property Managers and Board Members. She works with prospective and current unit owners/shareholders in completing questionnaires for mortgages and refinancing.
Angie is the bookkeeping assistant in the Accounts Receivable Department. She is responsible for the sales division where sales are received and paperwork processed. Responding to billing questions from unit owners/shareholders and receipt of monthly fees.
Prior to working for WPMG, she worked in Facilities Management for 5 years. She was responsible for payroll, accounts payable, human resources and oversaw custodial and maintenance employees of a 25 acres campus emphasizing on safety and OSHA standards. Additionally, she worked as a Shipping Coordinator for 15 years for a toy distributor. Her responsibilities included coordinating shipments to multiple retail establishments in the United States, South America and Canada and coordination of the American International Toy Fair.
Jennifer Hawley – Staff Accountant
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Jennifer has been with WPMG for 9 years and is the Accounts Payable Department Head. She is responsible for check requests, overseeing payroll, bank reconciliations and general ledger entries for all properties. Jennifer has many years in the accounting field, she has held a position as Account Manager for a home health care company as well as a credit manager for 10 years for a major energy company in Westchester County.
Stacey has been with WPMG for 9 years and is the Accounts Payable and Payroll Manager. She is responsible for check requests, overseeing payroll, bank reconciliations and general ledger entries for all properties.
Prior to working at WPMG, Stacey worked for Town Masonry Corporation as a Payroll Administrator and Office Manager for almost 5 years. She was responsible for processing a weekly payroll, monthly payroll reporting to Insurance companies, vehicle registrations and insurance, and an assistant to the owners. Prior to TMC, Stacey has an extensive banking background of 9 years, starting from a teller and working herself up to the payroll administrator.
Leslie has been with WPMG for over 14 years. She helps to make sure the office runs smoothly and efficiently. Her responsibilities include assisting the property managers which includes; mailings, updating records, parking permit stickers and key fobs. She also is responsible for clubhouse reservations and questionnaires.
Emily’s role is to assist the accounts payables manager and assist our boards with vendor invoice payments.
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT STAFF
Ronald Joy – Director of Property Management
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Ron has been with WPMG for 8 years and has been a property manager for 20 years. Prior to that he worked for a large residential home developer for 15 years. He has completed over 1000 residential homes in the tri-state area and has been the head of their customer service department. His unique knowledge in the real estate industry is a key factor in negotiating vendor contracts. He is people oriented and looks forward to working with each properties staff and boards. As a result of this experience he has developed a strong passion for customer service and believes this is the key to a strong client relationship and the continued success of WPMG.
Jesse joins the WPMG team with 15 years of Property Management experience with the prior six years specific to Community Association Management with Condominiums and New Construction. He has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, and within the next year anticipates obtaining his PCAM (Professional Community Associations Manager), which is a designation recognized nationally for leaders within our industry. His mix of experience and enthusiasm is infectious, and we welcome him to the WPMG team!
Laura Sevener – Senior Property Manager
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Laura has worked in various aspects of real estate and property management for the past 25 years. Her experience is in Condominiums, Homeowners Association and Cooperatives. Laura has an extensive background in community management, working with vendors, boards, engineers and architects and is very people oriented. She is a good listener and know for keeping her boards and clients happy with her hard work and effort.
Paul has been with WPMG for 30 years. Although he has retired from full-time work, he continues to do consulting work with the accounting staff and is also managing a small property at this time.
Prior to joining the firm, Paul was an accountant for CBS and Technicolor for 20 years. In his capacity at WPMG, Paul is responsible for management of the accounting department personnel including, accounts receivable, sales/leasing, accounts payable, payroll, budgets as well as the monthly financial statements for our properties. Paul works closely with outside accountants and auditors in preparation of the audited financial statements and is also involved with all board members and their financials inquiries and budgets. Paul has an MBA in Accounting and Taxation.
Brett comes to us with 4 years of Property Management experience. He has experience with coops, condos, and rentals. Brett is a hard worker and is dedicated to every Property he works with. He is passionate about this industry and has allowed him to have success in this field. Brett has worked on various Capital Projects during his career and is excited to bring that experience to WPMG. Brett’s proactive approach coupled with his strong communication skills makes his Boards happy.
Martin Orenstein – Property Manager
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Martin is a resident of Westchester County ,with his wife Sharon and daughter for 27 years. He previously served on the Board of Managers at his Condominium in Briarcliff Manor for more than three years. Martin’s experience in Property Management began in 2005. He has been involved in the management of Cooperatives, Condominiums and HOA’s located in Westchester and Rockland Counties for nearly three decades.
Laurette brings 19 years of expertise as a Property Manager to the WPMG team. She has been certified as an Accredited Residential Manager by the Institute of Real Estate Management, and she is also a licensed real estate agent in the state of New York. Laurette’s experience in property management spans a wide range of properties, including those in the rental, cooperative, condominium, and homeowner’s association sectors. She has a stellar reputation as a leader who isn’t afraid to jump in and take charge when faced with a challenge.