MacKenzie Multifamily Management Team
Brendan Gill serves as President of MacKenzie Management Company, LLC and is responsible for MacKenzie’s property management platform which oversees over nine million square feet of commercial space in over 244 buildings consisting of over 1,400 tenants. MacKenzie Management manages all property types including office, medical office, retail, flex, industrial, condo associations and multifamily. Of the nine million square feet, 2.25 million square feet is owned by MacKenzie for which Brendan acts as an asset manager, helping with ownership level decision making.In his career, Brendan has had extensive experience in leasing, acquiring, developing, and managing commercial real estate. Brendan started his career with Cushman & Wakefield in their San Diego office as a broker before joining MacKenzie in 2006 as a broker. He then spent four years in development and acquisitions on behalf of the MacKenzie portfolio where he helped acquire or develop over 800,000 square feet. In 2010, Brendan joined MacKenzie Management as a property manager and upon seeing the opportunity to take the best practices within MacKenzie to third party clients, was able to grow the managed portfolio rapidly.Brendan is a Principal of MacKenzie Ventures, LLC, the holding company of the MacKenzie Companies and holds a seat on its board. In addition to running MacKenzie Management, Brendan spends time working with the other companies in the MacKenzie platform with a special focus on investments through MacKenzie Investment Group, LLC.
Brendan is a designated Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a former board member of BOMA Baltimore, and past President and current PAC Chair for NAIOP Maryland.
As CFO of MacKenzie Commercial, Sue manages all Accounting and IT services. She currently oversees a staff of 28 accounting professionals who maintain records for nearly 250 entities generating more than $200 million in revenues. Sue’s team works with each client individually to determine specific reporting requirements and design custom tailored financial reports to fit the owner’s individual needs. Additionally, Sue researches and utilizes software that provides cutting edge technology to improve efficiency and information flow to owners and tenants.Sue received her Bachelor of Science degree and graduated with magna cum laude honors from York College of Pennsylvania.
Vice President, Business Development
Melanie Brent Carrera
Vice President, Business Development
Melanie works with MacKenzie’s leadership team to uncover new business opportunities and develop strategic relationships with property owners and asset managers, expanding upon the firm’s nine million square feet of properties managed. She also establishes and maintains ongoing client relationships and partners with the firm’s property managers and marketing department to create and implement brand awareness and business strategies.Melanie has more than 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Prior to joining MacKenzie, she worked for Savills where she was part of the team that opened the firm’s Baltimore Office and oversaw operations, client services, and marketing. She also held positions at Colliers International where she provided direction to clients on developing and executing business plans and assisted agents with leasing and sales efforts, and Manekin, LLC, and KLNB, Inc. where she formulated public relations and branding strategies as director of their marketing departments.Melanie is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Broker in Maryland. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Lee University.
Andy joined MacKenzie in 2016 and is responsible for managing accounting and financial reporting for all MacKenzie Management Company properties. He has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry.Prior to coming to MacKenzie, Andy worked at Black Oak Associates as the Director of Accounting & Finance, managing the daily accounting, reporting, budgeting, forecasting and treasury management. Andy also has several years of experience at Municipal Mortgage & Equity LLC, JE Robert Companies, and Arthur Andersen.He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Elon University.
Katy Hayes joined MacKenzie in 2004 specializing in the marketing of commercial office, industrial, and retail space, developing comprehensive marketing strategies for each individual project, while focusing on the unique characteristics and qualities of those undertakings. In 2011, Katy took on the role of Marketing Manager and in 2013, Marketing Director. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing efforts for MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and its six affiliate companies, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Development, MacKenzie GIS, and MacKenzie Communities. Katy works with the President and Broker Partners to develop and implement company marketing strategies, identify market opportunities, and execute multi-disciplined initiatives. Additionally, she coordinates the graphic design and management of marketing collateral across all divisions.In addition to 15 years of real estate marketing experience, Katy is a licensed real estate agent in the State of Maryland.
Senior Staff Accountant
Senior Staff Accountant
Kimberly D. Johnson joined MacKenzie in 2003 and works as a Senior Staff Accountant. With more than 30 years’ experience in accounting, Kimberly works to ensure the financial operations of properties managed by MacKenzie run efficiently. Responsibilities include maintaining general ledger, preparing financial statements, resolving accounting issues, reconciling accounts, assisting with budgeting processes, and forecasting. She works closely with the management and ownership teams, responding to information requests and providing necessary reporting. While working for MacKenzie, Kim provided the Cost Accounting for development projects Schilling Place, Physicians Pavilion II – Upper Chesapeake Health System, The Medical Pavilion at Howard County and several residential development projects. Born and raised in Maryland, Kim attended Morgan State University.