Patrick M. Appleby
Patrick M. ApplebyPatrick M. Appleby - President, WinnResidential
Patrick M. Appleby, a veteran of WinnCompanies for more than two decades, serves as President of both WinnResidential and WinnResidential Military Housing Services. In this role, he is responsible for directing the property management operations for the 100,000 apartments in the company's owned and managed portfolio, including more than 40,000 homes managed under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI).
He assumed responsibility for all of WinnResidential operations in 22 states and the District of Columbia after serving for 16 years as the executive in charge of privatized military housing managed through the company's joint venture with Lendlease.
A member of WinnCompanies senior leadership team, Mr. Appleby also has strong prior experience in the market rate, affordable and tax credit housing fields.
Prior to joining WinnCompanies in 1999, Mr. Appleby was a Principal at Boston Financial/Lendlease Residential, where he was responsible for a diverse portfolio of more than 6,000 apartment homes. In this role, Mr. Appleby also tracked operational results, explored ancillary revenue opportunities and implemented efficient procurement practices for the company’s entire portfolio of more than 40,000 apartment homes.
Mr. Appleby has served on the Military Housing Committee of the National Apartment Association (NAA) since its inception, as well as the NAA’s Apartment Careers Committee.
He is a Certified Property Manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), as well as a Certified Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM) with the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA).
National Apartment Association (NAA)
Member of the Military Housing Committee
Member of the Apartment Careers Committee
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
Certified Property Manager (CPM)
National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA)
Certified Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM)
Douglas A. Jones
Executive Vice President
Douglas A. JonesDouglas A. Jones - Executive Vice President
Douglas A. Jones serves as the Executive Vice President of WinnResidential Military Housing Services. A Certified Property Manager (CPM) and Certified Defense Privatization Manager (CDPM levels I - III), he currently shares the responsibility for directing the property management and maintenance operations at nearly 40,000 homes at 14 military installations across the U.S., including operations in Alaska and Hawaii, as well as more than 1,000 employees.
Mr. Jones directly oversees North Haven Communities in Fairbanks, Alaska; Fort Hood Family Housing in Killeen, Texas; Campbell Crossing at Fort Campbell in Kentucky; Tierra Vista Communities in San Pedro, California; and Colorado Springs in Colorado.
Mr. Jones has more than 26 years of experience in the real estate management industry, during which he has worked with a variety of commercial, multi-family, for sale and rental properties. Prior to joining Winn, Mr. Jones spent more than 20 years with Picerne Real Estate Group and Picerne Military Housing. He most recently served as Executive Vice President of Picerne Military Housing, where he was responsible for the full range of property management operations across the company’s entire privatized military housing portfolio. In his role, he led Picerne’s property management function for privatized military housing beginning with the company’s entrance into privatized military housing in 1997. He began working exclusively in privatized military housing in 2005.
In addition to his CPM and CDPM designations, Mr. Jones earned a Bachelor’s degree in Management, as well as his MBA in Marketing from Babson College in Wellesley, MA. He is also an active member of the National Apartment Association’s (NAA) Privatized Military Housing Committee. Mr. Jones is married with one son and lives in Franklin, Tenn.
Executive Vice President, Accounting
Lynne ChaseLynne Chase - Executive Vice President, Accounting
Lynne Chase, Executive Vice President of Accounting at WinnResidential, joined WinnCompanies in 1990 and was promoted to her current position in 2005. She is responsible for corporate accounting and treasury management, as well as all property management accounting related to the properties managed by WinnResidential and WinnResidential Military Housing Services. In her role, Ms. Chase is responsible for the oversight of more than 2,500 bank accounts and oversees 96 employees in three functional areas that include accounting and reporting, treasury and cash management, and accounts payable.
Ms. Chase received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Merrimack College.
Kirstin N. Rich
Senior Vice President, Operations Support
Kirstin N. RichKirstin N. Rich - Senior Vice President, Operations Support
As Senior Vice President, Operations Support for WinnResidential, Kirstin N. Rich is responsible for 3,758 homes for airmen across four western U.S. states. She also coordinates training and support for Lend Lease-owned and WinnResidential-managed military housing communities nationwide, and oversees development and implementation of policies and procedures for WinnResidential military housing communities.
Ms. Rich previously served as Director of Operations Support and as Operations Support Specialist for WinnResidential Military Housing Services. In these roles, she provided training and support to all levels of the organization, including process improvement, policy and procedure implementation assistance, and facilitation for operational challenges.
Prior to joining WinnCompanies in 2007, Ms. Rich was the Deputy Director of Property Management for Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, which operates more than 3,500 homes for service members at Fort Drum, N.Y. Earlier in her career, she worked as a Computer Information System Business Consultant for a Fortune 500 consulting firm and in marketing and event management for a regional chamber of commerce.
Ms. Rich earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Colorado State University.
Julie Barr Plexico
Senior Vice President, Accounting
Julie Barr PlexicoJulie Barr Plexico - Senior Vice President, Accounting
As Senior Vice President, Accounting, Julie Barr Plexico manages accounting operations for WinnResidential Military Housing Services. She also oversees accounting policy and procedure for military accounting teams, and is responsible for establishing proper internal controls regarding financial reporting.
Prior to joining WinnResidential in 2010, Ms. Plexico served as Audit Manager at Grant Thornton LLP, one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. There, she spent seven years practicing in public accounting as part of the Construction, Real Estate and Hospitality practice. Providing assurance, accounting and consulting services to real estate clients gave her a keen understanding of industry issues and sharpened her skills in financial reporting and technical research.
Ms. Plexico earned a Master of Professional Accountancy (Concentration in Assurance and Management Services) at Clemson University. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with an emphasis in accounting) from Winthrop University in Rock Hill, S.C.
BJ CozartBJ Cozart - Vice President
BJ Cozart has been with WinnResidential Military Housing Services since 2005. As Vice President, she is responsible for directing property management services — including operational and financial aspects, personnel development, compliance, maintenance and capital planning — for Atlantic Marine Corps Communities. This military housing privatization project company has more than 8,000 residential homes in South Carolina, North Carolina, Massachusetts and New York.
Prior to joining WinnResidential, Ms. Cozart was Regional Vice President for S.L. Nusbaum Realty, a leader in real estate investment, development, commercial sales, leasing and management. There, she managed a diverse portfolio of more than 20 apartment communities in North Carolina and Virginia.
Ms. Cozart's experience includes management of conventional, Section 42, Section 8, HUD and senior properties. Throughout her career, she has worked closely with public housing authorities, state housing finance agencies and third-party property owners.
Ms. Cozart is a member of the National Apartment Association (NAA). Ms. Cozart graduated from Washington County Community College in Washington, N.C.
Thomas L. Adams
Thomas L. AdamsThomas L. Adams - Vice President
Thomas L. Adams serves as Vice President of Military Housing for WinnResidential. Tom is responsible for the oversight and management of the daily operations of the Hawaii portfolio, which is comprised of 10,500 homes in Hawaii serving the Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. Tom joined WinnResidential after previously managing the Military Housing Property Operations at Ft. Leonardwood, Missouri. He became the Director of Property Management (DPM) of Ft. Knox in 2007. Later in 2010, he was promoted as DPM of the Army’s largest privatized military housing project, Army Hawaii Family Housing.
Tom Adams joined the US Army in 1978 and retired as a Garrison Command Sergeant Major. He served in every enlisted position in the US Corps of Engineers during his service. Tom’s service included several overseas tours and deployments over the course of his 28 years. He has a BS in Business Management from Daniel Webster University in New Hampshire, is an active member of IREM, and holds a CAM certification through NAA.
As a former soldier and the father of two sons actively serving our nation, Tom is committed to improving the quality of life for the men & women and their families that proudly serve our nation.
Ms. Rich earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Colorado State University.
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The people of WinnResidential Military Housing Services always go the extra mile to do things right — and the industry has taken notice. Our Tierra Vista Communities at Peterson Air Force Base won the 2016 "Community of the Year" Award from the National Apartment Association. See more of WinnCompanies' honors.