MPI Leadership

Maloney Properties, Inc. (MPI) is a highly successful women-owned business, owned by five of the nine members of the Board of Directors, all of whom have worked in the industry for more than thirty years. In addition to its nine principals, MPI has an excellent professional staff of senior executives.

Our staff is comprised of the most knowledgeable, experienced and hands-on housing professionals in the industry. With their diverse talents, backgrounds, skills and experience, the company is able to offer a broad and highly qualified range of services, which fully encompasses the physical, financial and social needs of the properties it manages.

Board of Directors

Janet Frazier
Janet Frazier
Partner, President,
CEO

Janet Frazier

Partner, President, CEO

Photo of Janet FrazierMs. Frazier is the President/CEO of Maloney Properties, Inc. and a founding partner of the firm in 1981. Ms. Frazier oversees the operation of the Management Company as well as thousands of units of housing including rental housing developments, condominiums and cooperatively owned properties. With its strong team of executives and partners, Maloney Properties, Inc. has grown from 200 units and 10 employees in 1981 to over 8,000 housing units and 400 employees strong. Ms. Frazier has served first as Chief Operating Officer in 1981, and then as President/CEO since 2000.

Ms. Frazier has effectively directed the marketing of rental housing, condominiums, and cooperatives, including market rate, affordable and assisted. She provides consulting services to property owners in a variety of areas, including financial restructuring, tenant selection, and property management.

Ms. Frazier is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. Ms. Frazier serves on the Boards of Directors for the Franklin Square House Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to the development of affordable housing for women and children and the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership which is the State’s largest regional provider of rental voucher assistance serving homeless, elderly, disabled, and low and moderate income residents of Boston and 29 surrounding communities.
Celeste Vezina
Celeste Vezina
Partner, CFO,
Treasurer

Celeste Vezina

Partner, CFO, Treasurer

Photo of Celeste VezinaMs. Vezina is responsible for the fiscal affairs of the company and serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors. Ms. Vezina provides financial advice to clients on a variety of cash management issues as those concerns relate to individual properties. Ms. Vezina also provides support to our regional managers in developing budgets for properties which are experiencing challenging financial issues. Ms. Vezina supervises and oversees the Maloney Properties, Inc. Insurance Programs, which include property and liability insurance on the developments in the management portfolio, workers’ compensation, health insurance and long-term disability. Ms. Vezina oversees the company’s risk management and loss prevention program and administers the company’s Safety and Health Programs. She also oversees major bulk purchasing initiatives consulting with owners and regional managers on various cost reduction programs.
Diana Kelly
Diana Kelly
Partner, VP,
Regional Manager

Diana Kelly

Partner, Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Diana KellyMs. Kelly oversees a varied portfolio of both conventional and assisted rental housing managed by Maloney Properties, Inc. as Regional Manager VP. Ms. Kelly also serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors. She has solid experience in property management and has specialized in managing resident-controlled housing, particularly under the expiring use programs. Ms. Kelly has designed and conducted complex relocation efforts at developments undergoing significant rehabilitation.

In addition to her responsibilities as a partner in the firm, Ms. Kelly serves as the Executive Director of For Our Communities (FOCUS, Inc.), a Non-Profit corporation that facilitates and promotes the development and operation of affordable housing, as well as support for residents of such housing and the preservation of deteriorating buildings and neighborhoods. FOCUS provides funding for services to residents of affordable housing developments, as well as other low income individuals in the communities where such developments are located. Additionally, FOCUS provides funding training and continuing education opportunities for professionals in the field of affordable housing.

Ms. Kelly is the President of the Southwest Boston CDC, a trustee of the Wilton Brook Condominium Association, and a director of HEARTH, Inc. Ms. Kelly is a former Director of the Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), Casa Myrna Vasquez, Inc. and Concilio Human Services, Inc. in Boston. Ms. Kelly is also a former member of the Board of Directors of the United South End Settlements and Greater Roxbury Development Corporation.

Ms. Kelly has received several leadership awards for her dedication and commitment to the communities in which she works including; Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Community Leadership and Organizing Center’s (CLOC’s) Empowerment Award, Outstanding Leadership and dedication and commitment to the Lower Roxbury Community.
Michael Frazier
Michael Frazier
Partner, VP, Director
of Facilities

Michael Frazier

Partner, Vice President, Director of Facilities Management

Photo of Michael FrazierMr. Frazier directs the Facilities Management operation of Maloney Properties, Inc. and supervises the Construction and Maintenance Services Divisions. He serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors and is Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee. With his staff, he plans and supervises capital improvements and coordinates maintenance for all properties managed by Maloney Properties, Inc. Mr. Frazier is trained and experienced in several of the construction trades and is an expert in energy conservation and the use of alternative energy sources.

Mr. Frazier provides oversight, support, and consultation to the regional property managers ensuring that the highest standards of facilities management and maintenance delivery services are provided at every site. Mr. Frazier provides a unique “hands-on” service not typically provided by traditional property management firms. He works directly with clients in planning for upkeep, renovations and improvements of the properties. Mr. Frazier’s reputation has caused other property management firms and agencies to employ him as a consultant to develop, monitor and inspect their facilities and operations.

Mr. Frazier has considerable experience working with minority contractors and vendors to provide opportunities that have resulted in them becoming successful and competitive companies. Recently he developed and supervised a training program for maintenance and other staff through a grant provided by the Division of Employment and Training. The training's included customer service training and technical classes in plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and appliance repair.
Kathy Tyrrell Luce
Kathy Tyrrell Luce
Partner, VP,
Regional Manager

Kathy Tyrrell Luce

Partner, Vice President, Regional Manager

Kathy Tyrrell LuceMs. Luce has been a member of the Maloney Properties, Inc. team since 1983. She oversees the management of a large portfolio of mixed income family and senior housing in the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, that are either owned by the residents or have strong resident participation in a non-profit ownership structure. In addition, Ms. Luce is a principal of Maloney Properties, Inc. and serves on its Board of Directors.

Ms. Luce has directed Maloney Properties’ Vermont/Northern New England office since 1989, and is widely respected for her work overseeing the management of some of the most complex and challenging properties. She has worked extensively as a consultant to nonprofit housing organizations and resident ownership groups to evaluate and improve their in-house property management operations, helping to restructure and redevelop existing properties, and developing strategies to streamline and simplify complex funding and ownership structures.

Ms. Luce also acts as consultant and in-house expert for Regional Property Managers within the company in a variety of ways, including quality assurance, site operations, start-up support for new properties, training for resident and community Boards, resident relations, organizational assistance, and development strategies.

Ms. Luce volunteers her time at a number of professional and nonprofit organizations. She was the President of the Vermont Housing Manager’s Association (VHMA) for 7 years, served on the Board of the Burlington Vermont Community Land Trust (BCLT) for 6 years, is a current member of Champlain Housing Trust Board (formerly BCLT) and its Property Management Committee and the Community Relations Committee , is a former Vice President and current Board Member of the New England Resident Services Coordinators (NERSC), and served on the Board of the Vermont Children’s Trust Foundation for 6 years.
Lynn M. Delidow
Lynn M. Delidow
VP, Regional
Manager

Lynn Delidow

Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Lynn DelidowMs. Delidow currently oversees a large multi-family residential portfolio comprised of family and senior housing in the greater Boston area.

Ms. Delidow serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors and is a member of the Employee Training and Professional Development Committee. She has extensive experience in service enriched housing, occupied renovations, relocation programs and has overseen the evaluation of maintenance systems throughout the entire management portfolio.

Over the past fifteen years Ms. Delidow has successfully worked with our clients to serve residents living in urban settings in a variety of developments. These developments serve diverse resident populations, with multiple subsidy layers, and varied ownership structures. Her expertise in the management of mixed use and service enriched housing and partnerships with Owners, community stakeholders and residents has led to safer and stronger resident communities.

Ms. Delidow’s current portfolio encompasses properties with varied funding sources including LIHTC, Section 8, local and state HOME funds, CBH, FCF, and specific project set asides. She is a dynamic leader who successfully oversees leasing and management teams that consistently exceed client expectations. Ms. Delidow holds a Masters in Social Work from Boston University. She has a CP5 designation for the management of properties that receive tax credits.
Sue Johnson
Sue Johnson
VP, Regional
Manager

Sue Johnson

Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Sue JohnsonMs. Johnson is as a Vice President and Regional Manager responsible for a large and diverse portfolio consisting of senior housing as well as resident owned housing. Ms. Johnson joined the Maloney Properties, Inc. team in 1995 and serves on the Board of Directors and is a member of the Resident Services Committee.

Prior to joining Maloney Properties, Inc., Ms. Johnson was Executive Director of the Newton Community Development Foundation (NCDF). While there, Ms. Johnson worked on the conversion of the Warren School into mixed income housing. At NCDF, Ms. Johnson directed development and management of four mixed income housing developments for families, senior citizens, and disabled individuals with a total of 400 units.

Prior to NCDF, Ms. Johnson was with the Everett Housing Authority. She also worked with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Ms. Johnson has served on the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership Board and the Elliot House Advisory Board.
Mark Kelly
Mark Kelly
VP, Regional
Manager

Mark Kelly

Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Mark KellyMr. Kelly is a Vice President and Regional Manager responsible for a large portfolio of mixed income housing located in Boston and Cambridge. In addition, Mr. Kelly serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors and is a member of the Resident Services Committee and Sustainability Committee. Mr. Kelly joined Maloney Properties, Inc. in November 1996 as the Property Manager of a complex scattered site property in Dorchester. He was later promoted to be the Regional Manager for a diverse portfolio of properties in neighborhoods throughout the City of Boston.

Mr. Kelly specializes in financial workouts of troubled properties. In addition, Mr. Kelly is an expert on security matters and has worked extensively on security and resident services programming designed to prevent violence in Boston. He founded the nationally acclaimed program in Dorchester, Team Expeditions, a program that teaches leadership and self-confidence to teens by challenging them on a variety of outdoor adventures such as kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking, camping and many other exciting endeavors.

Mr. Kelly began his career in Property Management in 1990 after working for Fidelity Investments for several years. He worked for a development and management firm from 1990 to 1995 to purchase, rehab, market, lease and manage a portfolio of previously distressed condominiums and their associations in Allston/Brighton Massachusetts.

Mr. Kelly is a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management, and a licensed Real Estate Broker.
Joseph Salvia
Joseph Salvia
VP, Regional
Manager

Joseph Salvia

Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Joseph SalviaMr. Salvia is a Vice President and Regional Manager responsible for a diverse portfolio consisting of family and senior housing. Mr. Salvia serves on the Maloney Properties, Inc. Board of Directors and is a member of the Resident Services Committee. Mr. Salvia joined Maloney Properties in 2001 and is responsible for overseeing the management of several mixed income properties, Methunion Manor Cooperative Corporation in Boston, and senior and family housing in Worcester, West Boylston, Auburn and Quincy.

Prior to joining Maloney Properties, Inc. Mr. Salvia worked for another large management company from 1981 until 2001 overseeing a mixed portfolio of market rate and subsidized properties. He has extensive experience managing a variety of complex properties including multiple subsidy programs, substantial rehab and new construction programs, including: HOPE VI, Section 8, 221d3/BMIR, 236, SHARP Rental Program, Title 2 Preservation and LIHTC.

Mr. Salvia is a Board Member of the Rental Housing Association (RHA), a member of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) and the Worcester Chamber of Commerce and a past member of the New England Elderly Housing Association.

Executive Staff

Erik Thelen
Erik Thelen
Regional Manager
 

Erik Thelen

Regional Manager

Photo of Erik ThelenMr. Thelen oversees a diverse portfolio of senior and family housing located in the Boston neighborhoods of Chinatown and East Boston, and in Lynn, Quincy, Danvers, Framingham and Haverhill. Mr. Thelen works directly with owners and clients coordinating and supervising refinancing and restructuring of various projects including extensive capital improvements. Mr. Thelen joined Maloney Properties in August 2003 with an extensive background in property management, including market rate, various state and federal subsidy programs, Low Income Housing Tax Credit, multi-site responsibilities, cooperative management, new construction, condominium management and rent ups.

Prior to joining Maloney Properties, Inc. Mr. Thelen worked at two large property management companies handling a diverse portfolio of properties. In that capacity, he handled numerous subsidized and market rate developments, bank foreclosures, distressed properties, commercial rentals and fee management assignments. Mr. Thelen has monitored and participated in the development of energy conservation and sustainable programs for Public Housing Authorities, housing communities, and commercial clients. Mr. Thelen is a Certified Occupancy Specialist with the National Center for Housing Management and has received a CP9 designation for Low Income Housing Tax Credits with Spectrum.

Mr. Thelen is a graduate of Northeastern University with a degree in Business Administration and is a member of the Salem High School Electrical Advisory Committee. Erik enjoys the winter and summer months especially the time spent with his family in New Hampshire.
Jim Regis
James Regis
VP, Regional
Manager

James Regis

Vice President, Regional Manager

Photo of Jim RegisMr. Regis is the newest member of the MPI executive staff and is involved in the oversight of conventional and mixed income housing, as well as the development of new rental housing.

Since 1986, Mr. Regis has worked in the area of multifamily housing management and development. Prior to joining MPI, he was Senior Vice President for a Boston-based property management, development and consulting firm for over twenty years. Responsible for the oversight of a large portfolio of market rate and mixed-income units, Mr. Regis exceled in the marketing and lease-up of new product and the creative repositioning of older assets. Additionally, he was chief overseer for all new construction and moderate rehab projects, as well as consulting services provided by the firm.

Mr. Regis utilizes his in-depth knowledge of construction, management and maintenance techniques to accurately assess current needs and foresee future concerns. Mr. Regis is well versed in value-engineering solutions to large and difficult building problems. He is a trained landscape architect and has worked in the architecture and interior design disciplines.
Felicia Jacques
Felicia Jacques
Vice President
of Development

Felicia Jacques

Vice President of Development

Photo of Felicia JacquesFelicia Jacques joined Maloney Properties, Inc. in 2011 to launch the Development Division for the organization. In that capacity, she leads and oversees real estate development initiatives for third parties and on our own account. Ms. Jacques leverages key relationships and engages sponsors within and outside the organizations to improve and enhance development opportunities.

Ms. Jacques has more than 18 years of experience in mixed use, mixed income real estate development and project leadership. Prior to joining Maloney Properties, Inc., Ms. Jacques served as the Director of Development for the Northeast Region for The Community Builders, Inc. where she implemented and executed the full range of development services for this national nonprofit developer of affordable residential and commercial real estate projects in urban and suburban areas. While there, Ms. Jacques led the real estate team in the company’s largest single transaction of The Charlesview Residences in Allston, MA, a $157 million project of 478,000 square feet, 340 mixed use, mixed income rental and condominium units, retail and commercial space along with infrastructure improvements and an underground parking garage. Ms. Jacques received her undergraduate degree in Architecture from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a MS in Development from Columbia University.
Oumar Diakite, Controller
Oumar Diakite
Controller
 

Oumar Diakite

Controller

Photo of Oumar DiakiteOumar Diakite directs the Accounting Department at Maloney Properties, Inc. and oversees the financial reporting for the properties managed by Maloney Properties, Inc. He supervises the accounting staff and is responsible for the accounting systems, banking and fiscal controls employed by the central office and on-site management staffs.
Mr. Diakite joined Maloney Properties, Inc. in 2002 as the Assistant Controller to oversee a large portfolio that included properties with multiple financing programs and complicated ownership structures as well as market rate housing. He has considerable experience in a wide range of financing and subsidy programs including projects financed through HUD, MassHousing, MHP and the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

Mr. Diakite has successfully worked through several properties undergoing refinancing and restructuring and several sales and acquisitions. He is well versed in both corporate and property related accounting.

Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Diakite was a Senior Property Accountant at two large property management firms between 1997 and 2002. While at those firms, Mr. Diakite was responsible to oversee all financial activities for a large portfolio of properties that included both subsidized and market rate housing. Mr. Diakite holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Suffolk University Graduate School of Management.
Debbie Piltch
Debbie Piltch
Director of
Compliance

Debbie Piltch, Esq.

Director of Compliance

Photo of Debbie PiltchMs. Piltch oversees all compliance and regulatory matters for Maloney Properties, Inc. and serves as Chairperson of the Employee Training and Professional Development Committee.

Ms. Piltch joined our senior staff in 2002 and is responsible to continually update and revise our in-house regulatory compliance and fair housing protocols and to disseminate critical updates via live- and webinar-based trainings to all on-site and senior staff. Ms. Piltch also supervises the Compliance Department staff, who work closely with State Monitoring Agencies during site audits. Ms. Piltch is the Maloney Properties, Inc. “go to” person for all compliance-related matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Piltch operated her own consulting business that provided technical assistance and training to government and private entities on their rights and responsibilities in relation to civil rights and housing laws. She has a national reputation in the field of housing and disability discrimination law, as well as HUD Occupancy and LIHTC compliance, and is consistently sought after as a consultant by housing organizations and other management companies.

Ms. Piltch has worked extensively with the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). She co-authored that organization’s training program on occupancy issues, and serves as a trainer for its members on this course, as well as its courses on Fair Housing. Ms. Piltch formerly chaired NAHMA’s Education and Training Committee and currently serves as an Executive Member of NAHMA.. In addition, she was awarded NAHMA’s honorary National Affordable Housing Professional designation and has received other distinguished awards by this organization. Ms. Piltch has also received Spectrum Enterprise’s Lifetime Achievement award for her contributions to the housing industry.

Ms. Piltch is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Michael Baldwin
Michael Baldwin
Regional Manager
 

Michael R. Baldwin von Brunow

Regional Manager

Photo of Michael BaldwinMr. Baldwin has accumulated 27 years of property and operations management in a variety of specialty housing applications.

Mr. Baldwin has been with Maloney Properties, Inc. since February of 2002 beginning his tenure as an on-site Property Manager for a large Section 236 project with a HAP Contract for 36 units. Over the course of five years Mr. Baldwin took on the role as the Senior Property Manager and oversaw the leasing, rent ups, operations, finances, resident relations, rehabilitation projects and building maintenance for a total of 504 units in ten separate locations which included ACC Public Housing Units, a condominium cooperative, tax credit units with overlapping subsidy programs, Section 236 units and multiple set-aside programs. Mr. Baldwin was then promoted to the role of Executive Director at the Mattapan Campus, 254 Family and Elderly units made up of Market, LIHTC, Project Based Voucher, Senior Assisted Living (GAFC and SCO) and Senior Congregate units.

Prior to working at Maloney Properties, Inc. Mr. Baldwin worked in Japan with a Japanese National Company developing operational systems and management practices for high end, market rate, buy in, life care communities for Seniors. Mr. Baldwin worked directly with the development team in relation to architectural design of the various communities being constructed. He also worked with key management staff to enhance operational efficiency, staff development, provision of assisted living services and resident social services with a focus on customer service and satisfaction at already existing communities.

Mr. Baldwin began his career working with a family owned and operated organization and was there for 15 years. During that time he progressively gained experience in the areas of development and operations of market-rate senior assisted living communities with specialized Alzheimer Care Units. Mr. Baldwin held the position of Chief Operating/Financial Officer prior to leaving the organization. Mr. Baldwin’s duties included development and monitoring of construction and operational budgets, staff development, resident engagement, design and implementation of operational policies and procedures, assisted living licensure and on-going compliance. Mr. Baldwin was also the liaison to ownership for fee-managed properties.

Mr. Baldwin holds certifications as a Certified Occupancy Specialist and Tax Credit Compliance Specialist.
Jennifer Kadilak
Jennifer Kadilak
Director of
Resident Services

Jennifer Kadilak

Director of Resident Services

Photo of Jennifer KadilakMs. Kadilak is the Director of Resident Services for Maloney Properties, Inc. Ms. Kadilak also oversees the Resident Services Department at West End Place in Boston, MA. She is responsible for various resident services functions including development and direction of resident programs, trainings, services, and activities, participating in the resident interview process, new resident orientation, recruitment and coordination of volunteers and interns, maintaining communications with residents including the distribution of newsletters and providing information and referrals to service agencies, supporting the resident council, and other such duties.

Ms. Kadilak joined Maloney Properties, Inc. from St. Mary’s Women and Children’s Center in Dorchester, MA where she served as a Clinical Director for 6 years after serving as the Program Director for the Bridge Home Program for 7 years. While there she was responsible for program oversight, personnel management, training, clinical oversight, and oversight of documentation and files. Prior to St. Mary’s, Ms. Kadilak worked in Residential Direction and Supervision for 6 years at the Germaine Lawrence School in Arlington, MA. She is a Certified Trainer in Non-Abusive Physical and Psychological Intervention (N.A.P.P.I).

Ms. Kadilak is the current Vice President for NERSC (New England Resident Service Coordinators, Inc.) and has served on the board for the past 4 years.

Ms. Kadilak holds a Master’s of Social Work from Salem State College, a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire and a Certificate in Traumatic Street Studies from The Trauma Center.
Michelle Spicer
Michelle Spicer
Director of
Human Resources

Michelle Spicer

Human Resources Manager

Photo of Michelle SpicerMs. Spicer oversees the Human Resources Department at Maloney Properties, Inc. With over 20 years’ of experience she is responsible for various human resources functions including recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling.

Prior to joining the organization Ms. Spicer was a Human Resources Generalist at Pearson Education. She was also the Human Resources Manager for Mayo Group where she assisted in the growth and development of the real estate firm from a 25 to more than 200 employee organization spanning multiple states. Ms. Spicer also supervised the Human Resources function for 6 years at East Cambridge Savings Bank.

Ms. Spicer holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Emmanuel College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Suffolk University. She is a Member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA).
Jonathan Diffenbach, Marketing Director, Maloney Properties, Inc.
Jonathan
Diffenbach
Brokerage Manager

Jonathan Diffenbach

Brokerage Manager

Jonathan DiffenbachMr. Jonathan Diffenbach joined Maloney Properties, Inc., in 2008. Mr. Diffenbach, a licensed real estate agent, has an extensive background in real estate marketing and sales and rental programs. He has successfully developed and implemented marketing campaigns that have either met or surpassed marketing timelines.

Jonathan also oversees the marketing, leasing and sales programs sponsored by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the City of Boston Department of Neighborhood Development (DND).

Mr. Diffenbach also has extensive experience conducting affordable housing lotteries in the City of Boston and representing sellers through the resale of the affordable condominiums.

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Matthew
Rodriguez
Director of IT

Matthew Rodriguez

Director of IT

Jonathan DiffenbachWith over a decade of progressive responsibility in IT Director roles, Mr. Rodriguez has a proven track record for leading, engaging, and motivating teams. He has experience working as a management consultant, as a successful entrepreneur, and as an employee in a variety of technical roles.

Always focused on business results, Mr. Rodriguez transforms strategic objectives into measurable outcomes. He has selected/designed, deployed, and maintained many mission-critical systems for multi-national organizations in various industries including healthcare, education, manufacturing, and financial services.