Dasmen Residential LLC is a privately held real estate investment and management firm that owns and operates multi-family properties in major cities throughout the United States. We make opportunistic investments in growth markets and employ a range of strategies to create value and sustain long term asset appreciation. We seek to continue exceeding our goal of providing outstanding risk adjusted returns to our investors and clients and providing the best possible living experience in our communities. We have assembled the culture, philosophy, and skills necessary for this task: our time horizon, our capital base, experience, and our intellectual resources all reinforce our mission of being the best partner possible for investors, lenders, clients, and residents.
DASMEN utilizes a tireless hands on management approach to achieve outstanding success for its investors and clients while providing exceptional service to its residents.
DASMEN relentlessly strives for perfection for each individual asset. We look to execute flawlessly on each acquisition, disposition and or refinance. DASMEN works efficiently with a drive towards operational perfection in implementation of the business strategy for each individual asset.
DASMEN’s focus and determination are only matched by its integrity. From brokers to lenders, investors to clients, and vendors to employees and residents, honesty and transparency is paramount to safeguarding the trust in the way DASMEN conducts its business.
Michael I. Katz is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DASMEN Residential LLC. An active real estate investor, owner and manager since 2009, Mr. Katz has been directly involved in the acquisition of over 5,000 multifamily units located in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and Carolinas.
Mr. Katz specializes in directly overseeing the implementation of the value add strategies through operational and capital improvements. He has been personally involved in all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing. In addition, he has overseen large interior rehab projects and major exterior renovations. His investments have shown a strong history of success in improving both the quality of life for the residents of its communities as well as substantially increasing the value of the assets for his investors and equity partners.
At DASMEN, Mr. Katz looks to grow his new firm into one of the premier multifamily owner/operators in the US. He is looking to accomplish this by continuing to acquire true value add assets in prime locations and ensuring that the DNA of DASMEN is hands on management, a focus on the integration of technology within the day to day operations and a drive for excellence and perfection. Having closed over a half a billion dollars in Real Estate deals over the past several years, Mr. Katz is poised to lead his new firm with substantial multifamily experience and expertise.
In his personal life, Mr. Katz is very involved in many well known charitable organizations locally and abroad. He strives to give back to his communities and looks to create new opportunities for a variety of causes.
Joe Erblich is responsible for all of DASMEN’s construction and design. Mr. Erblich oversees every detail of the multiple Capital Improvement projects that DASMEN undertakes each year. He is directly involved with all contractors, sub-contractors, vendors, suppliers, architects and designers. Mr. Erblich has rapidly gained a stellar reputation throughout the Multi Family industry in delivering impressive results for both interior renovation programs as well as highly innovative and creative exterior projects. His ability to deliver these value add improvements to each asset far below market pricing has allowed DASMEN to set itself apart from other Real Estate Firms. Joe’s creativity and attention to detail has contributed to the success of DASMEN communities in allowing its Residents to enjoy living in unmatched quality.
Prior to joining DASMEN, Joe acted as Senior Manager at Capital Investment Group, where he oversaw all daily operations and the company’s Portfolio. Mr Erblich is active in his local community and devotes a significant amount of his personal time to volunteer work.
Jeremy’s key focus is on portfolio and financial management, with an emphasis on NOI growth and improvement strategies. He is responsible for portfolio wide analysis and property reporting. Jeremy started his property management career managing properties in South Carolina and Georgia. He has extensive experience in the management of market properties, Section 8 housing, LIHTC, and value-add projects. Prior to joining DASMEN, Jeremy was a Regional Operations Manager for Broad Management Group, overseeing the operations, financial analysis, and budgeting for 11 multifamily residential investment properties. Additionally, Jeremy has a Master of Science in Accounting through Fairleigh Dickinson University. He resides in New York and enjoys spending his downtime with his family, playing sports, and volunteering with local nonprofit organizations.
Ms. Grove serves as the Regional Vice President of DASMEN NC and is responsible for all facets of property management nationwide, directly overseeing a team of seasoned Regional Managers. Katherine develops and oversees proactive resident retention programs with our CEO and other senior leadership to ensure low turnover expense, and high resident satisfaction. Katherine started he career with DASMEN as Regional Manager in 2017. Ms. Grove’s key focus is on portfolio and financial management, with an emphasis on superior customer relations.
Katherine has built her property management career in North Carolina- highly experienced in the Charlotte, NC market as well as the Eastern Carolina Market. Prior to joining DASMEN, Katherine was affiliated with Milestone Management and Fairfield Residential. She managed capital improvements, including scope of work and job completion, as well as HR management, financial accountability and reporting, and leasing and renewal retention of the properties. Katherine gained her CAM Designation in January 2015 through the Greater Charlotte Apartment Association, where she is an active member.
Katherine resides in Charlotte, NC and enjoys spending her down time volunteering with local nonprofit animal rescue organizations.
Josh Samuels serves as our Asset Manager and works closely with our Asset Management team to run a best in class asset management operation. Josh has a BA in Economics from Touro University. He currently resides in Monsey NY with his wife and kids.
Natasha began her career a little over 13 years ago, she started in the multifamily industry as a leasing agent and within a year and a half she was promoted up the chain to Property Manager. Job development and team building are some of her passions.
During Natasha’s career, she had a hand in formulating training plans for new staff, traveling to other regions to train staff, oversee major projects/repairs/renovations, along with various other projects.
Christina came into the Multifamily Industry after several years in various management positions, and after completing two bachelor’s degrees, one in Education and the other in Organizational Leadership. She started as a leasing agent and within a year she was promoted from Leasing agent, to Assistant Manager, to Property Manager, and shortly after a Regional Manager.
During her time as a Manager and a Regional, she oversaw several full property renovations, as well as creating and implementing policies and procedures. She has a passion for training and teaching.
Miri Schachter is our in-house interior designer. She is involved throughout each step of the design and construction process and is instrumental to the success of the various renovation projects DASMEN undertakes. Miri is the creative and driving force behind many of the impressive builds completed to date. Prior to joining DASMEN, Miri worked at a real estate firm in Brooklyn, NY.
Benji Kohn is our IT Associate supporting all technological initiatives in both our headquarters and remote locations. He monitors and responds to the IT Help Desk inquiries. In supporting the remote locations, he coordinates with local vendors to ensure the day-to-day operations run smoothly. With a focus on Operational Excellence, he researches cutting-edge solutions to ensure DASMEN is operating efficiently. Prior to joining DASMEN, Benji worked at GT Imports in New Jersey as a merchandising associate.
Chaya Vorchheimer works in DASMEN’s accounting and reporting group. She works closely with Mercedes, our Controller, ensuring that all of our financial transactions are organized & accounted for. Previously, Chaya worked closely with the Controller of a nursing home management company for 7 years.
Morgan Weiss serves as Dasmen Residential’s Marketing Manager, maintaining property websites, promoting brand awareness through social media and developing marketing collateral. Prior to joining Dasmen, Morgan worked at a commercial real estate firm, supporting the company’s digital and print marketing initiatives. This involved creating marketing materials such as brochures, postcards, and advertisements. Morgan earned a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication from Marist College.
Samantha Olang works as a Marketing Assistant at Dasmen Residential. Samantha will focus on making creative marketing collaterals such as flyers, brochures and social media posts. She works directly with the property managers in creating the best marketing strategies to increase traffic. Samantha is working toward her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Lehman College. With previous experience working at BMW as a product expert, providing an elevated customer experience. Samantha is a pivotal part of our team.
Mr. Landsberg manages a team of property and regional managers, leasing professionals, maintenance technicians and on-site maintenance supervisors for DASMEN’s portfolio. Mr. Landsberg’s key responsibilities include oversight of day to day asset management, property operations & leasing, budgeting & expenses, as well as property reporting. Mr. Landsberg works closely with the CEO regarding the development and execution of ownership strategy for the portfolio, and to ensure the investment objectives are met and surpassed with excellence.
Prior to joining Dasmen, Mr. Landsberg worked as a regional manager for PF Holdings, a Newark NJ based real estate investment firm, overseeing the management and budgeting of over 1500 units across 3 Northeastern states. He reported directly to the company’s CEO and investment partners, and led a property management team for 6 multifamily residential investment properties.
As Senior VP of Finance, Mr. Schoenfeld is responsible for all aspects of Financial and Accounting functions. He manages and implements the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, as well as overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting. Additionally, Mr. Schoenfeld is responsible for the underwriting and evaluation of potential acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing. Mr. Schoenfeld works closely with all departments at DASMEN to ensure the proper execution of each asset’s objectives and business plan.
Prior to joining DASMEN, Mr. Schoenfeld gained diversified real estate management experience from Broad Management Group. Mr. Schoenfeld holds a Masters in Accounting through Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Mercedes Bentolila is responsible for Dasmen’s day to day accounting, bookkeeping and accounts payable functions. Previously, Ms. Bentolila worked for VOM (Virtual Office Management service) reconciling accounts banking operations and general bookkeeping. Before that Ms. Bentolila spent time at Garden Trading Group, maintaining accounts for various properties as well as cash management. Ms. Bentolila received her Master’s degree in Management Information Systems and Database Management from The University of Illinois/Chicago.
Susan Hyche is the Regional Property Manager overseeing our Alabama and Georgia portfolio. Susan is a native of Birmingham, AL where she has 15 years of multifamily experience. Focusing on financial and market analysis, she strives to nurture operational clarity through policy and procedure improvements to create a securely-maintained asset. She’s known by her peers as an action-minded professional, winning Property Manager of the Year, Build your Bench awards, and awards for achieving NOI for the year
James Matta is the Regional Manager overseeing our Florida portfolio. James comes to DASMEN with over 12 years experience in the industry, holding each site position all over the east coast! James has overseen the management of properties from Connecticut to North Carolina, Alabama and his more recently chosen home base of Florida. From garden-style to high rises, new construction to value-adds, his experience in these different markets is what he will use to bring his flare of management style and proven track record of success to our newest region! When not working, James is busy traveling to hit his goal of visiting all 50 states.. he only has a handful let to go!
Josie Landis began her career while attending college at East Carolina University. Over the next 7 years, she would develop her leadership and management skills while working in the student housing sector of property management.
Melanie is the HR Manager at DASMEN Residential. She oversees all day-to-day human resources operations and various projects. Melanie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors. Prior to working at DASMEN Residential, Melanie worked for a human resources consulting firm where she supported multiple clients concurrently with benefits, payroll, recruiting and more.
Ahuva Bojman is an integral part of our accounting management team. She earned her Master of Science in accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a publicly certified Accountant. With her 3+ years of experience, she has developed into a Real Estate expert, ensuring our financial systems are organized and efficient. Ahuva works closely with our our Controller- Mercedes on all things accounting related.
Jennifer Gulino works as a Marketing Coordinator at Dasmen Residential. Jennifer will focus on making creative marketing collaterals such as flyers, brochures and social media posts. She works directly with the property managers in creating the best marketing strategies to increase traffic. Before joining Dasmen, Jennifer worked at a real estate company as a Marketing Coordinator, this entailed mainly event planning and running all of their social media. She also made creative marketing content for the company as well. Jennifer has recently earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing at Montclair State University.
Val is the Marketing Assistant at the DASMEN headquarters, assisting the Marketing Team as well as other departments from Accounting to Operations. Daily tasks include assisting the Marketing Team with residential property marketing projects, data entry, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and monthly employee newsletters. Val lends an extra helping hand wherever it’s needed and keeps corporate operations running smoothly and efficiently. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and previous experience in advertising, marketing, accounting, and data entry in the broadcast field, Val adds tremendous value to the DASMEN team.
Stephanie Forte is our resourceful and supportive Office Assistant. She works closely with Human Resources and is always lending a hand to any department in need. Stephanie also handles all of our phone lines and correspondence. Prior to joining DASMEN, Stephanie worked at LongBridge Financial where she was in charge of funding reverse mortgage loans.
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