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A Professional Apartment Management Company

Our Services

Our greatest responsibility is to maintain profitability through strong occupancy, controlled spending and meeting the needs of the tenants.

About SMR Management

  • SMR Management has been doing business with state and federal government, private owners, and non-profit housing groups since 1976
  • Currently manage HUD, Section 515, and conventionally financed projects throughout rural Minnesota. Over 50 properties
  • Highly trained and experienced staff with senior employees having over 20 years of experience each
  • SMR Management insures project profitability by maintaining high occupancy with effective expense controls
  • SMR Management is competitively priced

Why Employ SMR Management

  • We come with the highest recommendations from private owners, state and federal government officials and non-profit sources
  • We maintain high quality financial records and reporting standards
  • Our owner knows first-hand the needs of owners because he is an owner himself

 

Our Staff Resumes & Job Descriptions

Dean Doyscher, President

·       Established SMR in 1976

·       Master’s Degree-Urban Development

·       Real Estate Brokers License

·       First Executive Director of Region 9

·       Planning Director of City of Mankato and Blue Earth County

·       General Partner in 50 Real Estate Developments

·       Past Board Member-McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Housing Partnership

·       Past Board Member- Minnesota Council for Affordable and Rural Housing

 

Joleen Pfau, Director of Management

·      330 years in government assisted housing management

·       Board Member- Minnesota Council for Affordable and Rural Housing

·       CARH Executive Affordable Housing Designation

·       Member of NAHRO

·       Rural Development Spectrum STAR Designation and Certified

·       Spectrum LIHTC Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P)

·       Public Housing Certified, Nan McKay

·       HUD Certified, Nan McKay

·       Fair Housing Certified

·       Crime Free Multi Housing Certified

·       Various training classes attended in relation to HOME, HUD Multi-Family Section 8 and HUD Public Housing

·       Funding Experience- Rural Development, HUD, RRDL, HOME, DEED, CAP, etc. 

·       Highest reputation in the State with government officials

 

Kristen M, CRM Assistant Director of Management

·       Bachelor of Science in Finance, MSU-Mankato

·       6 years Multi-Family Housing experience

·       Assists in finance, certification and management

·       Assists Director with funding process

·       Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified

·       Public Housing Certified, Nan McKay

·       Fair Housing Certified

·       CRM Certified

·       Crime Free Multi Housing Certified

·       CPR/First Aid Certified

·       Various training classes attended in relation to HOME, HUD Multi-Family Section 8 and HUD Public Housing

 

 

Stephanie S, - Regional Portfolio Manager, CRM

·       Bachelor of Science in Business Management, MSU-Mankato

·         10 years regional management/direct supervision of site staff for government assisted and market rate properties

·       13 years site manager

·       Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified

·       Fair Housing Certified

·       Rural Development Housing Compliance Manager Certified-Zeffert & Associates

·       CRM Certified

·       Crime Free Multi Housing Certified

·       CPR/First Aid Certified

 

 

Kelly M, -Regional Portfolio Manager- CRM

  • Real Estate Salesperson Certified

·        4 years supervision of site staff for government assisted properties

·       20 years other management experience

·       Rural Development STAR Spectrum Certified

     Rural  Development Housing Compliance Manager Certified-Zeffert & Associates

·       Fair Housing Certified

·       CRM Certified

·       Crime Free Multi Housing Certified

·       CPR/First Aid Certified

 

 

Barbara K, Regional Portfolio Manager

  •        Supervision of site staff for government assisted properties
  •        20 plus years as Office Manager for architecture, structural and mechanical engineering firms
  •        Experience in Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Human Relations and Staffing
  • Fair Housing Certified

  

Denise S, Director of Finance

·       25+ years of Finance Officer

·       Oversees payment of all bills, rent collection, recording of all transactions

·       Payment of over 1,000,000 dollars per month in 70 separate projects

·       Records all transactions by projects

·       Certified in several computer programs

·       Assists in tax work for the Accountants

 

Nicole R, Assistant Finance 

·       15 years in Finance Department

·       Payment of bills, rent collection, recording of all transactions

·       Payment of over 1,000,000 dollars per month in 70 separate projects

·       Records all transactions by project

·       Certified in several computer programs

·       Assists in tax work for the Accountants

 

 

Janelle S,  Certification

·         5 Years of Certification experience

·       Coordinates paper work with site staff

·   Spectrum USDA Rural Development Shining STAR Designation

·       USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing Owners & Managers Compliance Training

·      Numerous Fair Housing seminars and webinars attended

 

      Krista M, Compliance Specialist

  •           SMR Management In-house Income Certification trained
  •           Confidentially maintains and organizes all tenant files for more than 38 RD project sites
  •           Oversees all facets of complex tenant certification process, including third-party verifications
  •          Provides internal support for multiple SMR Management Portfolio Managers
  •          Coordinates daily detailed record management with all RD site staff
  •          Transmits vital electronic submissions for Rural Development
  •          3 years site management experience
  •          1 year site management experience for government assisted properties
  •          3 years other management experience

 Rachel M, Director of Certification

·       20 years of Certification experience

·       Coordinates paper work with site staff

·       MHFA approved compliance manager, HOME, RRDL, Tax Credit, ARIF

·       Spectrum LIHTC Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P)

·       Spectrum USDA Rural Development Shining STAR Designation

·       USDA Rural Development Multi-Family Housing Owners & Managers Compliance Training

·       Public Housing Certified

·       CARH Affordable and Rural Housing Executive Designation

·       Numerous Fair Housing seminars and webinars attended

·       Various training classes attended in relation to HOME, HUD Multi-Family Section 8 and HUD Public Housing

  

 ·      Kara B, Administrative Assistant

·       3 years Multi-Family Housing experience

·       Directs phone calls in the office

·       Public Housing Assistant

·       Assists Finance staff

·       Assists clients and site staff

·       Background Check Coordinator

·       Reports to Collection Accounts

 

Paul W, Full Time Maintenance

·       30 years of Housing Maintenance experience

·       5 years full time maintenance for SMR Management

·       Licensed General Contractor

·       Boiler License

·       Fair Housing Certified

 

Jack L, Maintenance

·       5 years Multi-Family Housing Maintenance experience

·       20 years maintenance experience

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