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.
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.
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.
Linda Bozzonettiegional 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.
Brittney Haworthegional 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.
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.
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