Stan McCurdy and John Porta founded MLP in 1990. They have since created an impressive portfolio that includes a diverse range of residential and commercial projects.
As a founding Member of MLP, LLC, Mr. McCurdy has been instrumental to the firm''s growth specifically in the areas of transactional structuring, project management/design, and the day-to-day management of MLP's construction, management and development divisions.
During MLP's 10-year growth into the nation's 18th top multifamily builder (NAHB's Builder 100 ranking), Mr. Porta has provided the firm extensive expertise in project development and construction management.
Since 2009, Mr. Checkley has been responsible for overseeing all of the day to day operations of MLP Management, LLC, its employees and its portfolio of managed properties, which currently includes 14 individual multi-family and retail assets (+/-1,300 apartment units and +/-100,000s.f. retail space). Andrew works closely with the ownership groups of each asset or partnership as it pertains to critical issues including leasing metrics, operations, capital expenditures, construction management, staffing, lender covenants, debt restructuring/refinancing, cash-flow analysis, tax increment financing, transportation development districting, financial reporting and variances, expense hedging and municipal compliance. Spending the early part of his career as a commodities trader and risk manager for Archer Daniels Midland Company and Koch Industries and seven years as a development manager for MLP Investments, Andrew brings a comprehensive knowledge of Market Based Management® practices, value creation and risk management techniques to MLP’s management team and offers the same insight to 3rd party clients. Andrew takes a very “hands on”, team oriented, value based approach to property management and works to instill the same throughout the MLP organization. Mr. Checkley was recently appointed to a seat on the Board of Adjustments for the City of Shrewsbury, Missouri, holds the elected position of President to the Hanley Station Transportation Development District and is serving as an elected (3yr) Board Member of the St. Louis Apartment Association. He holds Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has a Missouri Real Estate License.
Director of Maintenance Operations Contact
Mr. Kramm manages all maintenance personnel, repairs and supplies needed for the MLP portfolio of properties. He is responsible for the planning and budgeting all of the general maintenance and repair and any capital improvement projects for the MLP portfolio, as well as overseeing the quality of work performed. This includes items such as unit rehabilitations, roof replacement, siding, sealing parking lots and any other improvements deemed necessary to maintain condition of property long term. For properties under construction, Mr. Kramm coordinates all property turnovers from the construction entity to the management entity. He brings many years of experience in the construction industry, which includes management, maintenance, property maintenance, remodeling and new construction.
Regional Property Manager Contact
Ms. Moran is responsible for the successful management of all market rate and tax credit properties in the MLP portfolio. For new properties under construction, Sarah trains the staff and directs the advertising, marketing and lease-up. She is influential in the design and layout for the properties in the development phase. For existing market rate communities, Ms. Moran actively maintains communication with her trained leasing staff, co-ordinates all marketing efforts and performs regular on-site inspections to ensure the services provided are at the highest standards. Ms. Moran has more than 14 years of experience in property management and is CAM & CAPS Certified. She currently sits as member of IREM’s National Governing Council, a member of the executive board for St. Louis’ local IREM Chapter and has been both Chair and Co-Chair of the ARM committee.
Ms. Peck joined MLP Management in 2013 and is responsible for managing the operations of the accounting department, which include cash flow analysis, treasury management, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable, insurance, bonding, budgeting, tax reporting and planning, and the coordination of the annual audits for all MLP entities. She also assists with on site operations and budget analysis, and oversees on site property audits, ensuring adherence to financial policies and procedures. In total Ms. Peck has over 20 years of experience in construction and property management accounting in which 15 of those years she held the role of Controller for a large, St. Louis based, and multi-family property Management Company. Colleen has a tremendous understanding of property rent roll and financial software, including OneSite, Yardi, Yield Star, E-Site and Timberline. Ms. Peck holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Management from Southeast Missouri State University.
Accounting Manager Contact
Ms. Rudolph has been involved in property accounting at MLP since 2000. She handles all aspects of the property management and accounting software support for all current properties managed by MLP, as well as all upcoming properties. These responsibilities include purchase, installation and training. Donna is our in-house administrator of the Timberline accounting software and eSite property management software and has helped to configure our software to be proficient in integrating both property management and construction job costing into one common platform, which we feel gives us an edge over other competitors' software platforms. Donna also prepares monthly adjusting journal entries, bank reconciliations, and financial statements for properties as well as completes the monthly loan draws for the properties under construction. She also assists in the annual audits as well as in annual budget preparation. Ms. Rudolph brings with her expertise a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Missouri at Columbia.
Operations and Construction Services Specialist Contact
Ms. Siress has been a part of the MLP since 2000. One of her specialties is contract procurement, as she spent nine years for the Pioneer Construction subsidiary of MLP, generating all new contracts between the owners and Pioneer Construction, as well as all related subcontracts. Michaela was also responsible for generating the general contractor billings to the owners for inclusion in the monthly construction loan draws for each project. She directly interacts with the subcontractors to ensure that normal paperwork procedures are adhered to. She verifies all subcontractor draws and invoices presented for payment prior to being submitted to the accounting department. Michaela manages subcontractor insurance requirements and certificates per project as well as disbursing monies to subcontractors and collecting lien waivers. Michaela has expanded her role at MLP to include Office Manager duties which consists forming relationships with our various vendors to ensure MLP obtains the best possible contractual pricing for all office related expenditures. Michaela is also responsible for the accounts payable process. She is in daily communication with the property managers to ensure that bills are being received and being paid timely. Michaela is highly trained in the Timberline software and is our in-house expert in regard to job costing.