Woodmont Properties on Tuesday announced five new hires to its multifamily development, industrial, legal and marketing teams in its Fairfield office. They join the company amid a period of immense growth and success, including the opening of Waterton, a luxury apartment community in Secaucus.
The people and their titles are as follows: Michael Palmer, Vice President of Development; Keith Meehan, director of industrial construction; Christine Marsh, real estate paralegal; Ty’ya Givens, Head of Digital Marketing and Social Media; and Padraig Ryan, Marketing Specialist.
“We are thrilled to welcome five new members to the Woodmont family,” said Eric Witmondt, CEO of Woodmont Properties. “We’ve seen firsthand how attracting and retaining top-level people contributes to our growth strategy, and we have no doubt that the unique skills of Michael, Keith, Christine, Ty’ya and Padraig will further contribute to this positive trajectory. »
As Vice President of Development, Palmer brings with him comprehensive expertise in land acquisition and development, from initial procurement and contract negotiations to site development and operations management. His creative and entrepreneurial talents have led to the development of a diverse portfolio of projects, including urban and suburban multi-family, single-family and townhouses, and a unique selection of single-family and multi-family adult communities. Prior to joining Woodmont, he held executive positions at notable real estate development companies in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and beyond, such as Toll Bros. and Orleans Home Builders.
The new Director of Industrial Construction, Meehan, is a seasoned professional with experience spanning both commercial and residential construction and development. His career includes project management and development. Among his previous roles, he was senior project manager at Duke Realty Corp.; vice president and head of the northeast market at PREMIER Design + Build Group; and project manager at REDCOM Design & Construction. In his new role at Woodmont, he oversees the robust pipeline of approximately 5 million square feet of industrial projects scheduled to start up over the next 24 months in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida.
Marsh joins Woodmont as a real estate paralegal and assists with legality and regulatory compliance at all stages of the property ownership and development process. Having previously worked as a paralegal for firms specializing in health law and civil rights violations, she brings to the team diverse experience, cross-industry knowledge and a unique skill set. She holds a BA in Philosophy, German Studies, and Environmental Studies from the University of Richmond.
As Woodmont’s Head of Digital Marketing and Social Media, Givens brings with her a wealth of knowledge gained from more than a decade of experience in the real estate industry. His unique professional and educational background in data analytics contributes to his knowledge of marketing and branding, with the goal of strengthening Woodmont’s presence in the digital space.
As a Marketing Specialist, Ryan uses his more than seven years of marketing experience to develop and communicate Woodmont’s multi-family strategy and offerings at scale. His professional expertise encompasses digital and print content development, online content creation, website development, project management, design, photography, videography and branding. Prior to joining Woodmont, he worked with the New Jersey Builders Association and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
“Bringing new members to the team allows Woodmont to maintain its momentum and further support the strong portfolio of projects we have ahead of us,” said Lewis Zlotnick, President of Woodmont Properties. “We are thrilled to have these talented individuals join the team and look forward to their valuable contributions in several segments of our business. »