Management Team

Chuck Delaney
Executive Managing Director, Operations & Administration

Mr. Delaney is a 30-year real estate industry veteran and is responsible for overseeing the fiscal operations for each of Friedman’s various operating companies. Chuck Delaney is Chief Operating Officer for Friedman Integrated Real Estate Solutions. Mr. Delaney is a 30-year real estate industry veteran and is responsible for overseeing the fiscal operations for each of Friedman’s various operating companies. Mr. Delaney manages the firm’s receivership practice and oversees the company’s accounting and reporting departments. He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Michigan and is a licensed real estate broker and CPA.

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Tracy Brown, CPM®
Senior Managing Director, Multi-family Management

Tracy is a licensed Michigan Real Estate Sales Person and has her CPM (Certified Property Manager) designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management. Tracy Brown is the Senior Managing Director of Multi-Family Services for Friedman. She is a licensed Michigan Real Estate Sales Person and has her CPM (Certified Property Manager) designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management. She has more than 25 years of property management experience, including conventional market rate, section 8-11, section 8-D3 and LHITC. Prior to joining Friedman, she worked as Director of Property Management for a New York based firm overseeing a portfolio of properties in Detroit and Manhattan.

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Amy Young
Managing Director, Multi-family Management

Amy Young is the Director of Multi-Family Management overseeing a large multi-state portfolio and numerous Area/Regional Managers. She holds several industry recognized designations such as Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS), C6P, NCP, HCCP and AHM. Prior to joining Friedman in 2011, Mrs. Young was a Regional Manager for an industrial and commercial developer in Ohio. In her capacity, she was responsible for a portfolio of multi-family, commercial and condominium developments. From 2002 to 2005 Amy was the Regional Director for a portfolio of LIHTC and HUD communities.

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Stacey Kontry
Director, Multi-family Management

Stacey serves as a Director of Multifamily Management overseeing a portfolio of communities in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, North Dakota, and Mississippi. She has more than 14 years of experience in multifamily housing overseeing A, B, and C class properties. Her current portfolio includes conventional market rate, student, real estate owned, and receivership assets. Prior to joining Friedman in 2016, Stacey spent four years working in the Colorado Springs and Denver markets, overseeing operations and large scale renovations on new acquisitions. Stacey has a bachelor’s degree from Albion College.

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Rebecca Cook
Associate Director, Multi-Family Management

Rebecca Cook serves as an Associate Director of Multi-Family Property Management for Friedman. She has worked in property management for more than 25 years and has experience with Market Rate and LIHTC Class A, B, and C properties. Prior to starting at Friedman, she most recently served as a Senior Regional Manager for a west coast based real estate investment and property management company. Rebecca has her CPM® with the Institute of Real Estate Management.

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Lisa Smith
Associate Director, Multi-Family Management

Lisa Smith serves as an Associate Director of Multi-Family Property Management for Friedman. She has a Marketing/Management and AS Degree from Santa Fe College along with many other certifications such as a CAM from NAA, a RAM from NAHB, and a Florida notary. Prior to joining Friedman, Lisa was working for Coastal Ridge Real Estate for two years and has been in the industry for 20 years.

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Laurie Kugler, CPA
Accounting Director, Multi-family Management

Laurie Kugler, CPA, serves as Accounting Director of the Multi-Family Division of Friedman. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University. Ms. Kugler began her career with Deloitte and Touche in Detroit. Laurie brings more than 20 years of experience from both public and private accounting. Most recently she worked in the Independent Senior Living Industry coordinating accounting services for 30+ properties.

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Kristen Wolfe
Director of Human Resources

Kristen Wolfe joined Friedman Real Estate in July 2016 as Director of Human Resources. She oversees a team accountable for professional development, workplace culture, talent acquisition, and the overall Friedman strategy for cultivating employee engagement and future growth. During her career, Kristen has served in multiple human resources roles, progressing in responsibility with each new position. Today, Kristen has 20 years of experience leading people through change in an array of settings from manufacturing and packaging, to consumer goods and the most recent, real estate. Kristen holds an MBA from University of Phoenix, as well as a bachelor’s degree in human resources management & organizational communications from Michigan State University. She holds both senior professional certifications in Human Resources from the Society of Human Resources Management (SCP SHRM) and the Human Resources Certification Institute (SPHR HRCI).

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Megan Odell
Managing Director of Legal Services

Megan Odell leads the in-house legal team at Friedman and manages the organization’s insurance team. Megan focuses on commercial real estate transactions, legal claims, legal compliance, affordable housing compliance, developing strong leaders and supporting the corporate culture. In addition, Megan oversees Friedman’s team in court-ordered receiverships for multifamily, office, retail, industrial, manufactured housing, and residential assets across the nation, successfully resolving distressed loans and preserving assets when Friedman is a court-appointed receiver in bankruptcy, state, and federal courts. Prior to joining Friedman, Megan’s practice was concentrated in commercial real estate finance, workouts and foreclosures (portfolio and CMBS loans), loan sales (performing and distressed), purchases and sales (including sales of REO property), and leasing transactions. She also represented receivers, national lenders, special servicers and businesses in state, federal and bankruptcy courts in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and Delaware providing advice, due diligence, and legal strategy related to foreclosures, receiverships, bankruptcies, defaulted loans, and pursuing deficiency claims regarding securitized and portfolio mortgage loans in default secured by both core property types (office, retail, industrial and multi-family) and non-core property types (construction loans, health care, hospitality, restaurants, gas stations, golf courses, mobile home parks, self-storage facilities, and franchises). Megan is a licensed attorney in both Michigan and Ohio. She obtained her law degree from Syracuse University College of Law and her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

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Tony Landa
Director of Acquisitions

Tony Landa is the Director of Acquisitions for Friedman Real Estate responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and closing multifamily real estate transactions. He is also responsible for leveraging Friedman’s existing operating platform to develop new fee-managed business. Prior to joining Friedman, Tony worked for a privately held real estate investment company responsible for acquiring commercial and multifamily real estate nationwide. Other experience includes spending several years with a prominent real estate investment manager in Atlanta, GA, where he worked in asset management, acquisitions, and joint venture development. Over the course of his career, Tony has been directly involved in more than $2.0 billion of real estate transactions. He received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Hillsdale College and earned an MBA from Wayne State University.

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