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 105,000 apartment homes in the company's owned and managed portfolio, including more than 41,000 homes managed under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI).
He assumed responsibility for all WinnResidential operations in 22 states and the District of Columbia after serving for 16 years as the executive in charge of the company’s privatized military housing affiliate, which operates through a joint venture with Lendlease.
As president of the two management companies, he oversees more than 3,600 team members.
A member of WinnCompanies senior leadership team and their Board of Directors, 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/Lend Lease Residential, where he was responsible for a diverse portfolio of 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 currently on the Board of Directors for the NAA Educational Institute as well as a member of the NAA Investment Sub-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).
Douglas A. Jones
Chief Operating Officer
Douglas A. JonesDouglas A. Jones - Chief Operating Officer
Douglas A. Jones serves as Chief Operating Officer 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 nearly three decades 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.
Chief Accounting Officer
Lynne ChaseLynne Chase - Chief Accounting Officer
Lynne Chase, Chief Accounting Officer, has excelled in the property management and real estate industry for thirty years, advancing within the Winn organization to her current position as Chief Accounting Officer for WinnResidential, WinnResidential Military Housing Services and WinnDevelopment which operates in 22 states and the District of Columbia. In her role, she is responsible for directing the accounting operations for the 105,000 apartment homes in the company's owned and managed portfolio, including more than 41,000 homes managed under the Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI).
As Chief Accounting Officer, she oversees 110 team members in four functional areas that include corporate accounting, property management accounting and financial reporting, treasury and cash management and accounts payable. She has assisted WinnCompanies’ growth to become the nation’s fifth largest firm in residential property management. This growth spans from market-rate, affordable, senior and mixed-income housing along with condominiums and homes for America’s military families.
Ms. Chase is a member of WinnCompanies senior leadership team, Diversity Committee and Treasurer of the Winn Employee Relief Fund. She is also a member of the Central Catholic High School Board of Directors and Treasurer of its Executive Committee.
Ms. Chase received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Merrimack College and serves on the College Leadership Council.
Kirstin N. Rich
Executive Vice President
Kirstin N. RichKirstin N. Rich - Executive Vice President
As Executive Vice President for WinnResidential Military Housing Services, Kirstin N. Rich is responsible for the strategic support functions for the Lendlease-owned and WinnResidential-managed military housing communities nationwide including technology, facilities, marketing and operation support. She is also responsible for 3,758 homes for airmen across four western U.S. states.
Ms. Rich previously served in corporate functions as Senior Vice President, 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. 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.
Prior to joining WinnCompanies in 2005, 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.
Thomas L. Adams
Senior Vice President
Thomas L. AdamsThomas L. Adams - Senior Vice President
Thomas L. Adams serves as Senior 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.
Julie Barr Plexico
Senior Vice President, Accounting
Julie Barr PlexicoJulie Barr Plexico - Senior Vice President, Accounting
As Senior Vice President of 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.
Senior Vice President
Megan KlosnerMegan Klosner - Senior Vice President
Megan Klosner serves as Senior Vice President of Military Housing for WinnResidential. Megan is responsible for the oversight and management of the property management and facilities operation at Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes in Fort Drum, NY; Campbell Crossing at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Knox Hills at Fort Knox, KY; and Atlantic Marine Corps Communities at Tri-Command in Beaufort, South Carolina.
With over 20 years of managerial experience in the hotel and property management field, Megan began her career at Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes at the company’s inception in 2005. She held the position of Director of Property Management until December 2017 when she was selected to be the Project Director.
Prior to joining Fort Drum Mountain Community Homes, Megan worked at a hotel and property management company based in Rochester, NY which manages franchises such as Marriott and Hilton. During her tenure Megan took on increasing responsibilities and held positions of General Manager, Regional Manager, Director of Operations and Vice President of Hotel Operations.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Hotel/Resort Management from Rochester Institute of Technology. She also serves on the board of directors of the Association of the United States Army Fort Drum chapter.
Matthew J. Buckley
Vice President, Facilities
Matthew J. BuckleyMatthew J. Buckley - Vice President, Facilities
Matthew J. Buckley serves as Vice President of Facilities for WinnResidential Military Housing Services. He is responsible for providing facilities support for the entire portfolio and for overseeing the portfolio's contracts team.
Matthew joined WinnResidential in 2013 and has managed facilities for over 20 years, with a focus on the residential and hospitality industry. Matt joined WinnResidential in 2013 as the Director of Facilities (DoF) for Ft. Knox Family Housing, followed by a move to Alaska in 2015. In 2016, he was promoted to Regional Director of Facilities for the Hawaii and Alaska regions. This region includes the Army's largest privatized military housing project, Island Palm Communities.
Prior to joining WinnResidential, Matthew was of Capital Projects and Engineering for a national hospitality REIT. He also held several facilities leadership roles at leading hospitality and residential companies, including Hilton, IHG and AIMCO.
He holds a Certified Facilities Management (CFM) designation through the International Facilities Management Association and Certified Hospitality Facilities Executive designation from the American Hotel Lodging Association (AHLA).
Vice President, Facilities
Martin McNeillMartin McNeill - Vice President, Facilities
Martin McNeill is Senior Vice President of Facilities for WinnResidential Military Housing Services. Mr. McNeill is responsible for overseeing and supporting a portfolio of more than 40,000 homes in 12 states.
Martin has managed residential facilities for over 25 years and has worked in military housing since 2005.
Martin joined the WinnCompanies team in 2011, managing facilities at Knox Hills, located at Fort Knox, a U.S. Army installation in Kentucky, and later at Fort Hood Family Housing, located at Fort Hood, a U.S. Army installation Texas, before becoming Facilities Portfolio Manager out of the Nashville corporate office. He was promoted to Vice President of Facilities for WinnResidential Military Housing Services in 2022.
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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.