About Us

Greenbrier is a full service property management company that was established in 1984, with a mission to provide excellent service to multifamily community owners as well as residents. The principals of Greenbrier have been directly responsible for managing over 30,000 apartment units. Greenbrier’s guiding objectives with properties under management are to stay fully occupied, fully collected, and offering superior customer service to our residents while giving them the best possible living experience. In addition to multifamily communities, Greenbrier has extensive experience with office and retail management and leasing. Greenbrier’s recent portfolio consists of over 30 multifamily properties with a value in excess of $250MM.

In addition to conventional market rate properties, Greenbrier manages commercial, HUD, tax credit and affordable housing properties. We have worked closely with Rural Development, Virginia Housing and Development Authority (VHDA), Boston Capital Tax Credit Fund Programs, Boston Financial, Raymond James, HUD and CAHEC.

Our third party clients have included John Hancock, New York Life, Great Western and GE Capital. Our years of experience, attention to detail, and superior customer service make us a perfect fit for all of your property management needs.

Meet Our Team

Dick Swift
Dick joined Greenbrier Management (formerly Shelter Management) in 2003. Under his leadership, Greenbrier grew from a 948-unit portfolio to nearly ...
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Dick Swift

President

Dick Swift

President

Dick joined Greenbrier Management (formerly Shelter Management) in 2003. Under his leadership, Greenbrier grew from a 948-unit portfolio to nearly 3,000 units, with gross revenues increasing more than 25%. His approach to management is simple, “Hire the best people, set them up to succeed, and provide exceptional customer service. This results in our clients realizing exceptional returns on their investments.” His commitment to this simple philosophy is evidenced by his partnership with Dianne Wiley (VP-Operations) and Bert Lynn (Director of Maintenance and Construction). In over 35 years of working together they have achieved great success as a team, and it is the foundation of their continued success. Prior to joining Greenbrier, Dick set up an upscale homebuilding company at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia. He successfully built construction volume up to $13,000,000 per year, and received recognition from Town and Country Magazine. Dick spent six years as President of Harbor Group Management. While there, he completely re-engineered their management operation and enabled the equity side of the company to syndicate commercial, residential and retail into the management business unit. During his time running the management at Harbor Group the residential portfolio grew from 1,500 to 7,000 units, and the commercial portfolio grew from zero to 6,000,000 SF. He began his career in the property management industry in 1978 with Great Atlantic Management. During the following 18 years Dick grew the management portfolio to 22,000 residential units and 2,500,000 SF of commercial and retail space in 5 states and 32 municipalities. Dick holds a master’s degree in Industrial Management from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Mississippi. In addition, he is a licensed real estate broker, a licensed engineer, homeowner’s association President, a youth advisor, and previously headed the Newport News Recycling Advisory Panel.

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Eddie Duke
Eddie Duke joined Greenbrier in 2016. With over 18 years of multifamily experience, he is responsible for optimizing the operational ...
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Eddie Duke

Vice President

Eddie Duke

Vice President

Eddie Duke joined Greenbrier in 2016. With over 18 years of multifamily experience, he is responsible for optimizing the operational and financial performance of the company. His vitae includes a diverse background of operational experience. This includes management of conventional, affordable and lease-up communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Eddie is passionate about organizational excellence and team building. He believes in fostering talent development, and creating a people-centric business culture. Prior to Greenbrier, Eddie was with Bonaventure Realty Group. He holds CAM and C3P designations and is an active member of the Virginia Apartment Management Association. Eddie resides in Richmond, Virginia with his wife Nicole and son Riley.

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Dianne Wiley
Dianne Wiley oversees Operations and Marketing at Greenbrier Management Company. She has over 35 years progressive management experience and formal ...
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Dianne Wiley

Vice President

Dianne Wiley

Vice President

Dianne Wiley oversees Operations and Marketing at Greenbrier Management Company. She has over 35 years progressive management experience and formal training in the property management industry demonstrating superior leadership initiative, operations engineering and turnaround expertise, marketing creativity, and award-winning performance success. Dianne has been responsible for building efficiency and profitability through improved staffing, budget and cost control, and marketing initiatives while also independently developing increased multi-million dollar values to ownership for new sites, rehabilitations, and poorly performing multi-unit entities.

At ease in environments requiring independent decisions, she is able to find “out-of-the-box” solutions for emergent operations problems and has meticulous attention to detail. She has excellent interpersonal skills, organizational, and multi-task management skills with a proven ability to quickly assess territorial potentials and initiate contact with key organizational players. Additionally, she is a Registered Apartment Manager (RAM), Low Income Housing Tax Credit Certified (LIHTC), Star 515 Certified (Rural Area Housing), and a Licensed Virginia and Maryland Real Estate Broker. Dianne is dedicated, hardworking, and a self-motivating company asset. Dianne is a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi.

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Lisa L. Wood
Lisa Wood joined Greenbrier in 2020 with over three decades of business experience. Maintaining an excellent work ethic and seizing ...
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Lisa L. Wood

Vice President of Administration

Lisa L. Wood

Vice President of Administration

Lisa Wood joined Greenbrier in 2020 with over three decades of business experience. Maintaining an excellent work ethic and seizing all opportunities to learn something new has produced a proficiency in multiple technical fields. As an accounting professional in a multi million dollar corporation and in a smaller religious organization she oversaw daily transactional details while ensuring financial integrity was maintained. Advancing to a position as an internal auditor she conducted operational and financial audits for over 100 local companies located throughout the southeast. Her inquisitive mind and logical approach afforded her the opportunity to become a member of the IT development staff where she successfully achieved every advancement opportunity. Her unique skill set, great work ethic and willingness to help where needed will be a great addition to the already excellent Greenbrier team.

 

Lisa is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA with a double major in Business Management and Management Information Systems. When she is not working, she loves to travel with family and friends and has been to four continents so far and hopes to visit the remaining three. She is an animal lover and fosters rescued feral kittens to help them become socialized to humans until they are ready for adoption.

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Jennifer Wiley
Jennifer (Jenn) Wiley joined the Greenbrier team in 2011. Working her way up from a leasing consultant to her current ...
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Jennifer Wiley

Controller

Jennifer Wiley

Controller

Jennifer (Jenn) Wiley joined the Greenbrier team in 2011. Working her way up from a leasing consultant to her current position as the company’s Special Projects Manager, Jenn has seen all levels of property management firsthand. In her current role, she assists in many daily company transactions including day to day on-site operations, software implementation, financial analysis, vendor relations, social media, and more. She graduated from Longwood University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrating in Management; then, she went on to complete her MBA with emphases in Marketing and International Business at Arizona State University in 2017. Jenn also served on the Virginia Apartment Management Association (VAMA) Conference Committee in 2016 and 2017. Outside of work, you can find her at home in Williamsburg with her dog Bailey or at a music festival or concert. Jenn is a valued member of the GMC team and an asset to the company.

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Larry Cooke

Larry Cooke

Director of Business Development

Larry Cooke

Director of Business Development

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Ervin Beganovic

Ervin Beganovic

Regional Property Manager & Training Manager

Ervin Beganovic

Regional Property Manager & Training Manager

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Andrew Canady

Andrew Canady

Director of Maintenance & Construction

Andrew Canady

Director of Maintenance & Construction

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Cindy Cleaver

Cindy Cleaver

Regional Property Manager

Cindy Cleaver

Regional Property Manager

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Susan McCloud

Susan McCloud

Regional Property Manager

Susan McCloud

Regional Property Manager

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Angie Orr

Angie Orr

Senior Property Manager

Angie Orr

Senior Property Manager

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Nichole White

Nichole White

Senior Property Manager

Nichole White

Senior Property Manager

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Kyle McKenna

Kyle McKenna

Senior Property Manager

Kyle McKenna

Senior Property Manager

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George Mirmelstein
Treasurer GMC, Asset Management

George Mirmelstein

Treasurer

George Mirmelstein

Treasurer

Treasurer GMC, Asset Management

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Susan Moliken

Susan Moliken

Payroll and Accounts Manager

Susan Moliken

Payroll and Accounts Manager

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Lu McAlister

Lu McAlister

Property Accountant

Lu McAlister

Property Accountant

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Elaine Lewis

Elaine Lewis

Executive Accounting Assistant

Elaine Lewis

Executive Accounting Assistant

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Julia Berry joined Greenbrier Management in 2013. With over 10 years of experience in the multifamily industry, she oversees the ...
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Julia Berry

Compliance Specialist

Julia Berry

Compliance Specialist

Julia Berry joined Greenbrier Management in 2013. With over 10 years of experience in the multifamily industry, she oversees the GMC Tax Credit Compliance Portfolio. Additionally, she has several years of formal training in the Property Management Industry, as well as being Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) certified.

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