The management team of HRG encompasses over three decades of top notch real estate management experience specializing in multifamily assets, including conventional, new development, bond, and Low Income Housing Tax Credit financed projects.
Vice President of Operations
John joined Hammond Residential Group in 2015 as VP of Operations and brings 25+ years of experience in the Multi-Family housing industry. His extensive background spans through all disciplines of property management including new construction, rehabilitations, tax credit, A+ communities, lease-ups, student housing and more.
John currently supervises a Regional Manager and Property Manager staff in over 50 communities. Spanning six states and over 10,000 apartment homes, John deploys his owner operator management style to several fee managed clients.
Prior to joining HRG, John's career started in 1988 at an entry level position with a local property management company. Over the course of the next 28 years, John worked through the ranks of employment from Maintenance Technician to Vice President and has held and excelled at every position in the industry.
John has also enjoyed the opportunity of being a professional Public Speaker. He is often called to speak on behalf of the property management industry and recognized by peers as a professional in both Market Rate and Student Housing communities. He has had an opportunity to help with lobbing efforts for the entire industry and is published in many housing periodicals.
John lives on a small farm in Loganville, Ga with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys spending time on the farm with his family, attending sporting events of his alma mater The University of Florida and working with his charitable foundation Tyler's Hope.
Chief Financial Officer
Chris joined Hammond Residential Group (HRG) in 2007 from Focus Group where he was Vice President of Finance with responsibilities for Focus Management, Focus Development and Focus Construction. Chris brings extensive experience with the financial management of residential construction and development. His knowledge of both cost accounting and managerial accounting serves HRG and its clients well on all projects including new construction and rehabilitation projects.
Prior to entering property management, Chris worked for private owners in the restaurant industry. He also enjoyed a three year tenure as Controller of Atlanta's MGA Insurance Company. His diversified background gives Chris excellent perspective, and he plays an integral role on the HRG team providing valuable counsel regarding the owner's position when analyzing a project under consideration.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, specializing in Finance. He lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife Heather and two rambunctious sons, Nicholas and Ethan.
Senior Regional Manager
Angela joined Hammond Residential Group (HRG) in 2008. She immediately became a rising star and was promoted to Property Manager of an Acworth, GA asset where she increased occupancy from 73% to stabilized occupancy of 93% in less than 9 months. At her next property in Tucker, GA she increased occupancy from 87% to 97% in less than one year, decreased delinquency, and regularly collected 100% of rents. Due to her ongoing achievements Angela was promoted to Regional Manager in 2010 and to a Senior Regional Manager in 2016. She currently oversees all operations for 10 properties ranging from conventional to affordable housing.
Angela began her career in Property Management in 2004, after a successful career in Hospitality Management for Starwood Hotels and Resorts. She holds an Associate's Degree in Hospitality Management and is a Licensed Georgia Real Estate Salesperson®.
Angela resides in Norcross, GA with the most spoiled dog in the neighborhood, Athena.
Sheryl joined Hammond Residential Group in 2016 as Regional Manager overseeing 10 properties throughout the Alabama and Mississippi regions. Sheryl has been active in the multifamily industry since 1990 where she began her career as an Activities Director and quickly worked her way through the industry to add to her resume Community Manager, Software Trainer, Multi-Site Manager, Regional VP and Vice President of Operations.
Prior to coming to Hammond Residential Group, Sheryl worked for Landmark Residential Services as the Regional VP for their Alabama and Tennessee Portfolio's. Sheryl possesses a strong skill set in financial management, variance analysis, strategic business planning, and building strong operational teams. Sheryl has experience in student, conventional, senior living, pre-development, renovations, and lease ups. Sheryl has worked in the southeastern multi-family market for the past 26 years where she has been awarded Manager of the Year, Regional Manager of the Year, The Award of Excellence in Business Management from the City of Birmingham as well as being recognized by Birmingham Alabama's Honorable Mayor William Bell for her outstanding partnership in neighborhood policing and patrolling during the 2016 Magic City Awards.
Sheryl resides in Birmingham Alabama with her 3 children and 2 grandchildren (Hunter, Michal, Brookelynn, Fisher and Brayleigh). Her passions include leading her small women's group and volunteering with her church family at RiverChace Church of the Highlands where she also serves as a greeter and works with the teen ministry. During relaxing times Sheryl enjoys football, swimming, traveling and spending quality time with her family. Sheryl also shares her time with 3 pets, a golden retriever, an American Bully and a beautiful black cat.
Lisa Pope returns to Hammond Residential after a 1 ½ year's sabbatical with Yardi Systems, where she specialized in systems implementation, training and technical expertise. We are very glad to have Lisa back on our regional team.
he first joined Hammond as a Regional Manager in 2010, and proved herself to be a responsible supervisor, especially with the 3rd party properties of the Hammond portfolio. Lisa provides strong guidance for the managers under her watch, making certain that budgets are letter-perfect and closely reviewed prior to submission, and that recommendations for cost-saving strategies are included; periodic variance reports are detailed and submitted with accompanying narrative; delinquency and aged payables reports for each portfolio are closely monitored; lien action and eviction lawsuits are initiated in a timely fashion.
Lisa is also an effective leader and mentor, directing compliance of employees to established company policies, procedures and standards, especially as they relate to hiring, termination and grievance practices. She guarantees that leasing efforts are appropriate to changing market conditions, keeps a close watch on each leasing person's closing ratio and prospect base, and utilizes shopping services periodically as needed.
Lisa brings over 20 years of experience in property management. She is generous with her knowledge and expertise, and has strengthened the properties in her care by interacting and communicating well with the current owners. Lisa has also proven to be a strong asset in developing new business for Hammond.
Lisa resides in Snellville and loves attending her youngest granddaughter's ballet recitals.
Danah is the energetic, creative and resourceful Marketing Manager and Legal Acquisitions Administrator for Hammond's multi-state portfolio totaling over 40 properties and more than 8,000 units. She is responsible for creating, managing and executing all aspects of marketing including property set-up, websites, brochures, logos, site maps, marketing materials, market research, creative design, branding, and employee uniforms and ID badges. She conducts ongoing reviews of advertising, websites and collateral materials to assess online presence, image, reputation, ratings and brand consistency.
Danah is also the technical support admin for Yardi/RentCafé and handles all property connection, payment, and application issues.
Aside from her Marketing role, Danah also serves as the Legal Acquisitions Administrator for Varden Capital Properties (VCP) and facilitates the legal process of all acquisitions dispositions, incorporation, corporate documents and legal document preparation and execution.
Prior to joining Hammond in 2013, Danah began her career as a Retail Sales Associate and Client Specialist for Ralph Lauren. After 4 years, she decided to pursue her passion for Real Estate, Construction and Property Management and joined SunRidge Construction in 2005. There she was responsible for managing and coordinating bank draws, permits, CO's, legal documents, site plans, and management of single-family homes. After 3 years with SunRidge, she joined Miller Realty Group and Cone Middour Partners as their Acquisitions and Commercial Real Estate Coordinator. She excelled at overseeing commercial lease agreements, RFP's, LOI's, tenant/client databases and management of retail, flex and office space.
Danah holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business from Illinois State and is a licensed Georgia Realtor®. She lives in Atlanta with her husband, 2 energetic boys and Maltese Chloe.