Property Management Company Names Names Keith Werny President
January 27, 2011 – Cooper Square Realty, the largest residential property management company in New York City, has formed a new division called CityLine. CityLine resides within the company’s property management business and consists of the company’s portfolio of conventional housing managed in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Long Island. The CityLine division includes 160 properties with more than 22,000 residential units.
“This is an exciting consolidation for Cooper Square Realty that better positions us to deliver consistent solutions to our clients across our property management operations,” says David Kuperberg, Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Square Realty. “By having all of our managed properties in these boroughs and Long Island operate as one division, we will strengthen this area of our business and will be able to further expand our services.” The CityLine division includes 70 Cooper Square Realty employees.
The company also announced the promotion of Keith Werny has been promoted to President of the CityLine division Werny, formerly a Senior Vice President, is a 16-year industry veteran, the last 13 of which have been spent leading management operations within Cooper Square Realty. A Registered Apartment Manager (RAM), Werny was named “RAM of the Year” by the Associated Builders and Owners (ABO) of Greater New York. He also is a past recipient of Habitat magazine’s “Management Achievement Gold Award.” Werny holds a degree in psychology and management from Dowling College.
While experienced in managing all types of properties, Werny’s specialty is management of large residential properties ranging from 300 to 1,200 units, and using his talent and teambuilding skills to motivate his staff and building personnel.
“Keith has a proven track record of success at Cooper Square Realty,” adds Kuperberg. “His leadership skills have been instrumental in the successful turn-around of numerous properties ranging from improving staff performance, resident and board relations, to organizing multi-million dollar renovation and repair projects.”
“I am thrilled to be able to focus my energy and attention on the properties that comprise this new division,” says Werny. “My ultimate goal is to add value by working with our property managers and boards to implement ways for these properties to generate income and reduce expenses while increasing property values and resident satisfaction.”
About Cooper Square Realty
Cooper Square Realty is the premier residential property management company in New York City. The firm offers property management, project management and energy management solutions. Cooper Square’s portfolio comprises upwards of 400 condominiums, cooperatives, and rental properties with an aggregate value of over $5 billion. The company manages more than 60,000 residences that are home to more than 200,000 people. These include distinctive lifestyle properties such as The Plaza Residences, luxury residential towers, new developments, prewar landmark buildings, and apartment complexes. Further information is available at http://www.coopersquare.com.
Cooper Square Realty is a subsidiary of FirstService Residential Management (http://www.fsresidential.com) which manages 1.2 million units in 4,600 communities nationwide. FirstService Residential Management is a subsidiary of FirstService Corporation , a global diversified leader in the rapidly growing real estate services sector, with annual revenues of over $1.9 billion and over 18,000 employees. Further information may be obtained at http://www.firstservice.com.
Source: Cooper Square Realty
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