HomeSpring BIO'S

Michael Hogan

Founder, President

MICHAEL A. HOGAN, Founder, President and Director of Hogan Property Company, Inc. has 36 years experience in development of industrial build-to-suit, industrial warehouses, office/service centers, apartments and office building construction. Mr. Hogan is a graduate of Arizona State University, and has a background in industrial development with D. H. Overmeyer, in multi-family housing with Redman Development Corporation, in real estate syndication and brokerage with Henry S. Miller Co.'s, and for seven years, served as the President and Chief Operating Officer at one of San Antonio's leading development companies, Stout Bilt of Texas, Inc.

Mr. Hogan founded Hogan Property Company, Inc. in 1982, which specializes in industrial and commercial real estate. Hogan Property Company adopted a new dba in 1992 as Hogan Real Estate Services which was more representative of the company's diversification to development services for other real estate owners.  In 2005 Hogan Properties Company, Inc. formed HomeSpring Residential Services, LLC to expand it's rapidly growing third party multifamily businesses. 

Mr. Hogan is also active in several civic activities such as the San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, the Industrial Development Research Council (IDRC), National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) President, Southside Chamber of Commerce of San Antonio, Inc. (Mr. Hogan was President in 1982 and 1983), the Texas Folklife Steering Committee and has just completed a five-year term as Chairman of the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee for the San Antonio City Council.

For a complete resume for Mr. Hogan, please visit the HRES website at www.hoganre.com

Ginger Miller

Vice President, HomeSpring Residential

GINGER MILLER, CAM, CAPS, NCP Vice President and Property Manager, joined Hogan Properties Company, Inc. in September of 1983 after four years as the Public Relations Manager at American Business Equipment. During her time at American Business Equipment, she received numerous awards including Outstanding Employee of the year, 1982. Ms. Miller was the youngest person ever awarded Best Salesman and the Humanitarian Awards from Dale Carnegie.

Ms. Miller is very active in the San Antonio Apartment Association (SAAA). She is the current past President and continues to serve on the Board of Directors Executive Committee and the Government Affairs Committee. She is the past Chairperson of both the Education and Budget Committees. In 2001 she was elected Treasurer of SAAA and continued to serve through the ranks until her Presidential year in 2005. Ms Miller is the past Chairperson of the Professional Designate Committee and is a National Apartment Association Approved Grader/Instructor for both the National Association of Leasing Professionals and Certified Apartment Manager classes. She served three years as SAAA's representative to San Antonio Water Systems' Citizen Conservation Steering Committee and was named the 1998, 1999 and 2002 CAM of the year by SAAA. Ms. Miller was the recipient of SAAA's Super Star Awards in 1999 and 2000 and received an award as the 2001 Instructor of the year. She also serves as on the Executive Committee of the Texas Apartment Association (TAA) and TAA Government Affairs Committee.

Ms. Miller's responsibilities at HomeSpring Residential Services include all aspects of property management, budgeting, administration, personnel, occupancy control, Bond and Tax Credit compliance and tenant/resident relations. Some of her real estate experience has been in conjunction with a with a 52-acre, mixed-use business park which currently includes 315,000 square feet of office space, a 145-unit hotel, a 248-unit apartment complex, health club and a self-contained telephone communication system providing local dial tone and long distance service to the tenants of the business park. Ms. Miller's apartment portfolio has included all property types ranging from low income and Section 8 to Class "A". As Vice President overseeing HomeSpring Residential’s 2,250 she helps formulate the marketing plans for each market, oversees all financial aspects of the properties and assists on-site managers with their ongoing development. In addition, Ms. Miller continues to train new managers for her company's 250 apartment units currently under development and 500 units in design, which are scheduled to be completed in within the next couple of years.

In addition to management, she has proven herself an exceptional people person and continues to enjoy "hands on" marketing and leasing of the projects for which she is responsible. Since her association with HomeSpring Residential Ms. Miller has expanded her responsibilities to encompass seventy-five employees currently, and acquired her real estate license.

Jennifer Castro

Property Supervisor

JENNIFER CASTRO, NALP, CAM, Property Manager and Property Supervisor, joined the team at HomeSpring Residential in June 1993. After completing her secondary education at Robert E. Lee, Ms. Castro began her real estate career as a leasing consultant for the first Hogan Real Estate developed multi-family apartment complex, The Hill at Woodway.

During Ms. Castro’s four-year period as a leasing consultant, she participated in training at the San Antonio Apartment Association (SAAA) and earned her NALP. Following her start, she was then selected in the summer of 1997, to help with a new lease-up at Willow Creek, the second Hogan Real Estate multi-family development. Ms. Castro maintained high leasing ratios, assisted the on-site management team in establishing rapport with new residents and helped introduce and implement the HomeSpring management style on a new property. One year after opening, Ms. Castro was promoted to the position of Assistant Manager and again in 2001, was asked to lead the Willow Creek team as the Property Manager.

As a property manager, Ms. Castro earned her CAM designation along with numerous other training, such as fair housing and tax credit compliance. In 2003 she received a corporate award for highest achievement among her peers and in 2004, was one of a select few who were presented with a Superstar award, an award voted on and given by her co-workers. Ms. Castro continued her hard work and leadership in 2005 and was deservingly rewarded when she received the Manager of the Year award from the SAAA. In March of 2006 she was promoted to Property Supervisor and currently oversees half of the Homespring Residential portfolio.

In addition to her professional achievements, Ms. Castro is an outstanding and natural problem solver and shows great compassion for her residents. She is an exceptional individual who takes pride in her occupation. She is also currently in the process of obtaining her Texas Real Estate License.

Melody Huerta

Property Manager & Supervisor

MELODY HUERTA, NALP, NCP, Property Manager & Supervisor has been employed with HomeSpring Residential since March of 1997.

Beginning her career as a Leasing Consultant at a new property and lease-up, Ms. Huerta quickly moved up to the Assistant Manager position. In 2002, Ms. Huerta also served as the Assistant Manager during a rough take over of a bond compliant property. During this time, she earned her low-income housing tax credit compliance specialist certification. She was promoted in to Property Manager at her current property and in 2003 was asked to lead the team for a new tax credit property, Willow Bend.

Ms. Huerta was the recipient of the very prestigious Manager of the Year award for HomeSpring Residential in 2004. That same year, she was also voted, by her peers and co-workers, to receive a Super Star Award, an award given to those going above and beyond their normally expected responsibilities. Her determined work ethic and outstanding management skills have aided HomeSpring Residential in the success of several properties.

Currently Ms. Huerta continues to manage Willow Bend while at the same time, acting as Property Supervisor for two other HomeSpring properties. She is also finishing the last module to complete her CAM designation.

 

Kelley Hogan

Property Manager / Marketing Specialist

KELLEY HOGAN, NCP, Property Manager and Marketing Specialist joined HomeSpring Residential in December of 2002. She received her BA in Spanish and International Business from St. Edward’s University in 1996 and lived abroad immediately following to enhance her Spanish speaking ability.

Starting her career in marketing for a mutual fund company and continuing to work as the Marketing Director for an online auction company, Ms. Hogan gained a wealth of knowledge during her seven years of marketing and public relations. Ms. Hogan began her career at HomeSpring Residential as an Assistant Manager. She quickly became certified as a low-income housing tax credit compliance specialist and assisted in the lease up of a tax credit property.

In December of 2003, Ms. Hogan was promoted to Property Manager when HomeSpring acquired the management of Dominion Park Apartments. She has faced financial obstacles and has been successful in reaching and maintaining an occupancy in the 90 percentile. Currently Ms. Hogan continues to manage Dominion Park while contributing, on a corporate level, as the Marketing Specialist. She assists in creating new marketing plans for each community, conceptualizing marketing ideas for new or possible management contracts and tracking market and traffic trends. She is also working on obtaining her Texas Real Estate License.

Natashja Diaz

Compliance Specialist

NATASHJA-JENNEE R. DIAZ,  NCP COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

Ms. Diaz began her career with HomeSpring Residential as a Leasing Consultant at Eagle Ridge Apartments in July 2003.  This was an excellent starting point for her, because Ms. Diaz was given a rare opportunity to participate in the lease-up of a new property, which also had 100% of its 280 units at the 60% median income level. This challenge allowed her to excel in leasing as well as produce Tenant Income Certifications at a very high pace. Through this experience, Ms. Diaz   acquired her extensive Tax Credit Housing experience.

In November of 2003, Ms. Diaz was offered the opportunity to become Assistant Manager.  As the Assistant Manager, she became responsible for a wide variety of functions, including the bookkeeping and resident concerns of Eagle Ridge.   Following her year and a half as Assistant Manager, Ms. Diaz was given the opportunity to participate in a property takeover as the property manager, where she learned all aspects of Bond Compliance. 

Just recently, Ms. Diaz was appointed as Hogan Real Estate Services Compliance Specialist.  In this position, she oversees the file maintenance and compliance reporting for all properties managed by HomeSpring Residential Services.   In addition to her compliance responsibilities, Ms. Diaz is also working on earning her CAM this year.

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