About Us

Greenbrier is a full service property management company. The principals of Greenbrier have over 40 years of multifamily experience and have been directly responsible for managing over 30,000 apartment units. In addition to multifamily communities, Greenbrier has extensive experience with office and retail management and leasing. Greenbrier’s current portfolio consists of over 70 multifamily properties, totaling over 10,000 apartment units throughout Virginia, Maryland and Tennessee, with a value in excess of $400MM. We are currently working on expansion into North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida.

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, Four Mile, Brentwood, 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.

We help renovate and manage apartment communities with the goal of maximizing the value for our partners. Our success is evidenced by our growth from a start-up firm in 1984 and by our current clients referrals for management.

Meet Our Team

Dianne W. Cooke
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 W. Cooke

President

Dianne W. Cooke

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

Controller

Jennifer Baker

Controller

Jennifer (Jenn) Baker joined the Greenbrier team in 2011. Working her way up from a leasing consultant to her current position as the company’s Financial Controller, Jenn has seen all levels of property management firsthand. As the controller, Jenn is responsible for all accounting and finance functions of Greenbrier and is directly responsible for all owner deliverables each month. In addition, she assists in many daily company transactions including limited on-site operations, software implementation, 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. Beginning in 2024, she will be attending the College of William & Mary for her Master of Accounting, to graduate in 2025. Jenn also served on the Virginia Apartment Management Association (VAMA) Conference Committee in 2016 and 2017. In 2020, she was named to the National Apartment Association’s “20 in their Twenties” as a rising leader in the multifamily industry. Outside of the office, Jenn serves as a Career Coach with Sigma Phi Epsilon, a District Director with Delta Sigma Pi, and a council member on the Arizona State University W.P. Carey Alumni Council.  She is also a member of the Alpha Delta Pi Richmond Alumnae Chapter, and she recently joined the ASPIRE Young Professionals of Greater Williamsburg.

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Jason Wiley

Jason Wiley

VP Const/Project Mgmt

Jason Wiley

VP Const/Project Mgmt

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Ruthe Russell
Ruthe Russell is a Virginia Beach native with over 40 years of experience in the multifamily industry with lease up ...
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Ruthe Russell

VP of Operations

Ruthe Russell

VP of Operations

Ruthe Russell is a Virginia Beach native with over 40 years of experience in the multifamily industry with lease up and stabilized assets including acquisitions, dispositions and ground up construction consulting. Ruthe previously has held several positions including regional manager, asset manager, marketing director and operations director.  While she has spent most of her years in the markets from Delaware to Florida, she definitely kept her eyes on the markets nationwide. During her career, Ruthe has worked for some of the industry’s most highly regarded management and development companies where she has proven herself to be a problem solver and a developer of talent. She has great strengths in budgeting, financial management, due diligence and marketing. Ruthe has received several industry awards, including executive of the year, twice from the Peninsula Apartment Council.  She has been instrumental in encouraging training and leadership in the multifamily industry. Ruthe holds several multifamily designations.

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Kyle McKenna

Kyle McKenna

Assistant Controller

Kyle McKenna

Assistant Controller

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Richard Suders

Richard Suders

Senior Construction Manager

Richard Suders

Senior Construction Manager

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Larry Cooke

Larry Cooke

Director of Business Development

Larry Cooke

Director of Business Development

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Taryn Boone

Taryn Boone

Regional Vice President

Taryn Boone

Regional Vice President

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Sarah Bozarth

Sarah Bozarth

VP of Growth and Engagement

Sarah Bozarth

VP of Growth and Engagement

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Chris Tucker

Chris Tucker

Marketing Specialist

Chris Tucker

Marketing Specialist

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Samantha Karbelk

Samantha Karbelk

Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialist

Samantha Karbelk

Digital Marketing and Social Media Specialist

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Samuel McKenney

Samuel McKenney

Maintenance Director

Samuel McKenney

Maintenance Director

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DeShawn Jefferson

DeShawn Jefferson

Regional Maintenance

DeShawn Jefferson

Regional Maintenance

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Michelle Berry

Michelle Berry

Regional Manager

Michelle Berry

Regional Manager

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Corey Louch

Corey Louch

Regional Manager

Corey Louch

Regional Manager

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Angie Orr

Angie Orr

Regional Manager

Angie Orr

Regional Manager

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Sterling Cooke

Sterling Cooke

Senior Manager

Sterling Cooke

Senior Manager

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Susan Moliken

Susan Moliken

Payroll and Accounts Manager

Susan Moliken

Payroll and Accounts Manager

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Susan McCloud

Susan McCloud

Accounting Specialist

Susan McCloud

Accounting Specialist

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Jennifer Jordan

Jennifer Jordan

Accounting Specialist

Jennifer Jordan

Accounting Specialist

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Shamae Phair-Tillery

Shamae Phair-Tillery

District Manager

Shamae Phair-Tillery

District Manager

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Nichole Sheridan

Nichole Sheridan

Senior Property Manager

Nichole Sheridan

Senior Property Manager

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

Compliance Specialist

Julia Jones

Compliance Specialist

Julia Jones 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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Timechee Williams

Timechee Williams

District Manager

Timechee Williams

District Manager

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