The Executive Team is comprised of some of the most recognized and successful individuals in the industry with more than 100 years of combined experience in their fields. However, it is what they have accomplished at ResidentialONE that is impressive. Together, they have created a winning management philosophy and set of best practices that many other companies try to emulate. Their commitment to success and innovation continues to contribute to increased property revenues and profits.
Tony Ross, President
Tony Ross, HCCP, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and a Master of Science in Organizational Performance from Bellevue University. He has also earned an Associate’s degree in Occupational Studies/Emergency and Disaster Management from Thomas Edison State College. His professional designations include a HCCP (Housing Credit Certified Professional) from the National Association of Home Builders, a NAHP-e (National Affordable Housing Professional – Executive) and a SHCM (Specialist in Housing Credit Management) from the National Affordable Housing Management Association, and C7P (Certified Credit Compliance Professional) from Spectrum Seminars, Inc. Mr. Ross has served as an Adjunct Professor of Property Management at the University of the District of Columbia Community College and is certified as an executive coach by the ICF. Additionally, Mr. Ross is a NAHMA-approved training provider and proctor for the SHCM certification.
Mr. Ross began his career in property management in 1988, working in conventional, market-rate multifamily housing. In 1994, he was hired by Edgewood Management Corporation where he gained experience in affordable housing, commercial real estate management, property renovations, and new development. He later served as Vice President. In 1999, Mr. Ross joined Equity Management as Regional Director and was promoted to Regional Vice President in 2004. In 2011, he was named Executive Vice President where he became intricately involved in the strategic management of the organization.
In 2015, Mr. Ross co-founded ResidentialONE and acquired the assets formerly held by Equity Management.
Louis Sigalas, Chief Financial Officer
Louis Sigalas, CPA, received his dual Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Salisbury State University in 1995. Mr. Sigalas attained his certification as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Maryland in 1998.
After working in the government sector for two years, Mr. Sigalas took a position with Reznick Fedder & Silverman, a national real estate accounting firm. He worked there for 5 years, gaining experience in performing audits and cost certifications with extensive knowledge of HUD and state regulated entities, preparing tax returns for market projects, historic tax credit projects, and low income house tax credit projects.
Mr. Sigalas started with Equity Management in September 2002 as the company’s treasurer, with full directional and supervisory control of the accounting department. He was promoted to the Chief Financial Officer in 2005 and served in that capacity until 2015 when he co-founded ResidentialONE, which acquired Equity Management. He still serves as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer and works with the President on strategic initiatives.
Loretta Gaegler, Vice President of Operations
Loretta Gaegler attended the University of Maryland. She holds the C3P, LIHTC designation through Spectrum Seminars, Inc. Ms. Gaegler is a graduating member of the PMA Business Leaders Forum, and is on the Board of Country Goes Pink, a charity devoted to assisting cancer patients.
Ms. Gaegler joined Oliver Carr in 1984 and oversaw the Commercial Management Division. In 1988, she expanded into shopping center and medial complexes by joining Sigal/Zuckerman as Regional Manager. Ms. Gaegler then moved into multi-family management as Regional Manager for HG Smithy and was promoted to Vice President of Operations in 1995. When HG Smithy was purchased by a REIT, Ms. Gaegler was named Regional Vice President for the DC/Metro area.
Ms. Gaegler joined Equity Management in 2004, overseeing new properties as Equity expanded into Indiana, Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. In 2007 Ms. Gaegler was promoted to Regional Vice President, and was again promoted in 2010 to Vice President where she oversaw operations on the corporate level and assisted all departments with the day-to-day operations, and special projects. Ms. Gaegler has continued in the same capacity for ResidentialONE following its acquisition of Equity Management in 2015.