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
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
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.
Mike Resau, Vice President
Mr. Resau began his career in 1997 at Reznick Fedder & Silverman as an auditor specializing in Real Estate audits and cost certifications. In 1999 he was promoted to Senior Auditor. In 2001 he took on a new challenge and began working with LaSalle Business Credit where he performed loan-based asset audits for the high-risk lending arm of the institution.
Mr. Resau pursued entrepreneurial ventures from 2002 to 2006. He served as a consultant to Equity Management to assist in the restructuring of the internal accounting department. This engagement turned into a permanent position as Assistant Controller and led to his promotion to Vice President in 2012. In addition to being tasked with certain client relationships and various operational activities, he maintained direct oversight of IT and Maintenance operations.
Mr. Resau has continued in the same capacity for Residential One following its acquisition of Equity Management in 2015. He now serves as one of five executives for the organization.
Loretta Gaegler, Vice President of Operations
Ms. Gaegler began her career with Oliver Carr in 1984, in commercial management overseeing the Management Division, and working closely with the Vice President of Operations. She then branched out into management of shopping centers and medical complexes in 1988 when she began her tenure as a Regional Manager for Sigal/Zuckerman. In 1991 Ms. Gaegler took the leap to multi-family management and found a new and exciting career path as a Regional Manager for H.G. Smithy managing apartment communities in D.C., Maryland & Virginia. Ms. Gaegler excelled, and in 1995 was promoted to Vice President of Operations overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day operations of over 3,000 apartment homes. After 13 years, H.G. Smithy was purchased by a REIT, and Ms. Gaegler was promoted to The Regional Vice President for the DC/Metro area.
In 2004 Ms. Gaegler joined Equity Management, 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 Residential One following its acquisition of Equity Management in 2015. She now serves as one of five executives for the organization.
Kristin Larimore, Vice President of Compliance, HCCP
In 1999 Kristin began work with Equity Management, Inc. as the Director of Compliance. With company growth and development, the management of LIHTC communities soon spanned across multiple States. In 2006 Kristin formed the Low-Income Housing Council, which later was changed to The Affordable Housing Council through The Property Management Association (PMA). In this position she organized trainings, quarterly round table discussions, and brought leaders of the compliance industry together. In 2007 Ms. Larimore was promoted to Vice President of Compliance. She took on the role of creating and implementing individualized compliance forms as well as training programs for internal staff. Her trainings were recognized for continuing education credits for industry designations. In 2009 Ms. Larimore received the Compliance Director of the year award presented by PMA.
In 2010 Kristin joined HAI Management as the Director of Compliance. With a new portfolio and different program requirements, her compliance interest only increased. It is here where she honed her skills in monitoring multiple layered projects.
In 2011 Kristin was asked to assist in creating the agenda for the 1st DHCD Compliance Symposium in Maryland. In 2012, for the 2nd Annual Symposium, she was invited to be a panel guest to answer questions from other industry professionals and did the same in 2017.
In 2015 Kristin rejoined the team with Equity Management as the Director of Compliance. Shortly thereafter, Residential One acquired the existing asset and in 2020 she was promoted to the position of Vice President. Ms. Larimore oversees the compliance operations for all affordable communities. She provides training on policies and procedures for new and existing team members.