Meet Our Team

Dreyfuss Management Team

James M. Santos, CMCA ®, AMS ®, PCAM®Director of Property ManagementJames (Jim) Santos has 35 years of experience in Property Management. As Director of Property Management for Dreyfuss, Mr. Santos supervises a staff of professional Regional Managers overseeing residential and commercial properties located in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania.

 

Over the years, Mr. Santos has accumulated much experience in all aspects of multi-family and commercial real estate. From management and operation to redevelopment and acquisition, he has encountered a variety of scenarios. His strengths include financial analysis, communication, personnel management, contract negotiations, project management, mechanical systems, internal auditing and problem-solving. At the core of Mr. Santos’ philosophy, he believes in providing top-notch customer service, continuous mentoring of his staff and pursuing  efficiency in operations. Mr. Santos has managed real estate at the site level, through portfolios and in a regional capacity. He has also accrued construction management and commercial landscape knowledge from regional positions held with organizations in the property management field. Some of his most rewarding experiences have been from the recruitment of staff, providing guidance and support, and observing their accomplishments and success in their positions.

 

Mr. Santos was educated at the University of Maryland University College (Business Administration)

CMCA - Certified Manager of Community Associations, AMS - Association Management Specialist.

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

Member of Community Associations Institute (CAI)

Member of Property Management Association (PMA)

WMCCAI Education Committee, currently serving as committee co-chair

 

Douglas Porter, CPAChief Financial OfficerWith over twenty-five years of accounting and operational experience with both large corporate and smaller entrepreneurial entities, Mr. Porter serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Dreyfuss Management LLC. Mr. Porter received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland in 1981. He has experience in many different fields including real estate, software, telecommunications, sports marketing, computer hardware, and professional sports franchises.

 

As CFO, Mr. Porter currently oversees all aspects of accounting and financial activity for over 10,000 multi-family units as well as over 100,000 square feet of commercial space. He works on behalf of various ownership groups.  His staff is responsible for all payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and banking activities for over one hundred separate entities.

 

Mr. Porter is a Certified Public Accountant and is an active member of both the AICPA and GWSCPA.

 

Brandy ClarkMarketing DirectorAs President and Founder of The Douglas Group, Inc., C. Brandy Clark was responsible for the start-up and success of a nationally well-recognized marketing and lease-up corporation for over twenty five (25) years in the multi-family management industry. Primary goals were working with both large and small property management companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS) and developers nationwide in trouble shooting the operations of many different corporation’s sales and marketing strategies for multifamily housing (apartments) assets ranging from forty to ninety million dollars, per site, and to identify & implement highly effective programs in both marketing and sales. Her responsibilities have been substantial.

 

 

Linda ClineHR Director,Fair Housing OfficerSince 1999, Linda S. Cline has been an integral part of the Dreyfuss team. Over the years, she has been employed in many roles at the company, starting as a part-time Leasing Consultant at one of our Maryland properties.  Since that time, she has worked as the Executive Assistant to the Director of Property Management and as the Special Assistant to the Executive Vice President, focusing on Fair Housing and Employee Relations. Today she enjoys her role as Dreyfuss’ Director of Human Resources.

 

In addition, Ms. Cline continues to manage all issues related to Fair Housing, establishing training programs and oversight. In this capacity, she works closely with our partners at The Equal Rights Center and coordinates all Fair Housing questions and requests. A native of Sweden, Ms. Cline graduated from college in Sweden prior to immigrating to the US.  She has earned a Human Resources Management Certificate from Montgomery College and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

 

Regional Property Managers

Linda BozzonettiRegional ManagerLinda Ford Bozzonetti joined Dreyfuss in May 2012 as a Regional Property Manager. A native Marylander, Linda has more than 25 years of experience in property management and affiliated industries. She began her career as a Bookkeeper/Leasing Consultant in North Bethesda and worked her way up to Senior Property Manager overseeing two Class A properties.

 

In 1998 she joined Horning Brothers, becoming the on-site Manager for The Forest Apartments in Rockville, MD. After four years she was promoted to Regional Manager in charge of Horning’s Commercial Properties and several apartment communities. During this time, she assisted in opening The Tivoli Theater, a historic renovation of a Beaux Arts theater located in Northwest Washington, DC. In addition to the renovation of the theater, the project included both retail and office space. After 8 years, Ms. Bozzonetti joined a small commercial property management firm based in Annapolis, managing shopping centers and office buildings in Montgomery County.

 

As a Regional Property Manager, Ms. Bozzonetti has worked with many different Dreyfuss properties, including garden style multi-family, townhome communities, mid-rise buildings and office buildings. Her versatility and flexibility make her a valuable member of our team.

 

 

Brittney HaworthRegional ManagerBrittney M. Haworth has been a member of the Dreyfuss team since 2010. Brittney grew up in southern Nevada, where she studied Business Management at the University of Nevada. She began her career in Property Management as a leasing consultant in 2003. She has served as an on-site Manager and Property Manager. She is currently a Regional Property Manager overseeing multifamily communities in Washington, D.C. and Virginia.

 

Ms. Haworth manages a variety of apartment homes including townhome, garden and several mid-rise communities. She has also been a private Estate Manager and a Corporate Event Space Manager. She has had the pleasure of working at all classes of communities during her years in the business and is a proud member of the Property Management Association, National Apartment Association and Apartment and Office Building Association.

 

 

Edward L. Hyland, CAMRegional ManagerWith over 24 combined years of Real Estate and Residential Property Management experience, Edward L. Hyland’s career began in Wilmington, NC.  After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a BS in Business Management, he began work as a Realtor, GRI, for a large national Real Estate brokerage firm.   In 2002, he relocated to Maryland to pursue a career in Residential Property Management and held positions of Senior Leasing Consultant, Assistant Property Manager, Property Manager and currently Regional Property Manager.

 

Mr. Hyland has been a Regional Property Manager for Dreyfuss Management since June 2013. He is responsible for numerous conventional residential apartment and condominium communities located in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Operational duties include financial reporting, budgeting, bidding-out and managing capital expenditure projects and leading a team of highly skilled community professionals.

 

 

Meaghan PaciousRegional ManagerAfter receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communication degree from Arizona State University in 2011, Meaghan C. Pacious joined the Dreyfuss Management team in the accounts payable department. She spent several years in the AP department, working a variety of different roles before assuming a managerial position. Looking to expand her property management credentials, Ms. Pacious began to work and study in regional management. She has recently assumed the role of Regional Manager where her knowledge of our vendors, our tenants, and our company are a significant asset.  Today, she manages several properties, encompassing both high rise and mid-rise apartment communities.

 

Jackie WertRegional ManagerJacqueline (Jackie) Wert has over 15 years in the Property Management industry and has been with Dreyfuss Management as a Regional Manager for more than 4 years.  After graduating from Property Management University in 2001, Jackie went on to earn a Certified Apartment Manager designation in 2005. She currently manages a portfolio of apartment communities located in Maryland and Pennsylvania, including garden apartments, townhomes and high rises. She is responsible for managing daily operations of the communities and the on-site teams

 

Mrs. Wert is married and the proud mother of 4 amazing and successful children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. In addition, she is an avid walker and has participated in 15 charity walks, walking over 213 miles and raising more than $25,000 for charity.

 

 

 

Dreyfuss Management

4800 Montgomery Lane, 10th Floor

Bethesda, MD 20814

301-951-8300

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