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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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