John brings 35+ years of experience in the Multi-Family housing industry. His extensive background spans through all disciplines of property management including new construction, rehabilitation, tax credit, A+ communities, lease-ups, student housing, and more. John deploys his owner-operator management style to all fee-managed clients.
Before forming YWMT, John's career started in 1988 at an entry-level position with a local property management company. Over the next 35 years, John worked through the ranks of employment from Maintenance Technician to Owner and has held and excelled at every position in the industry.
John has also enjoyed the opportunity of being a professional Public Speaker. He is often called to speak on behalf of the property management industry and recognized by peers as a professional in both Market Rate and Student Housing communities. He has had an opportunity to help with lobbying efforts for the entire industry and is published in many housing periodicals.
John lives in beautiful Safety Harbor, Fl with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys spending time boating with his family, attending sporting events of his alma mater The University of Florida, and working with his charitable foundation Tyler's Hope and Open Door Atlanta
Tanoy, Licensed South Carolina, Real estate Broker, manages and supervises YWMT interests in the Carolinas. She is a diversified professional Portfolio Manager with over 18 years of experience in property management. A proven track record in reducing delinquencies to 1% or less, managing operating margin at 60% or greater, preparing budgets of up to $12.8 million & consistently achieving 10% or > NOI growth. Tanoy pulls her expertise from her many years of On-Site experience and understands the importance of assuring overseeing daily operations are consistently handled.
Rachel temporarily left the multi-family industry to peruse other passions as IT Service Specialists and Benefit administrator. Rachel previously worked for John Marti with Contemporary Management Properties. Rachel possesses a strong skillset in financial management, variance analysis, strategic business planning, and building strong operational teams. She has experience in student, conventional, senior living, pre-development, renovations, and lease-ups. She has worked in the southeastern multi-family market for the past 26 years where she has been awarded Manager of the Year, Regional Manager of the Year. Rachel resides in Gainesville, Florida with her daughter. Her passions include football, swimming, traveling, and spending quality time with her family.
Emerald Sims has 20 years’ experience in Property Management. She has completed several lease-ups in Gainesville Florida, Beaverton Oregon, and Vancouver Washington. Several properties under her supervision include multi-use, retail spaces, and contracts. Emerald has worked with three of the top ten Property Management Companies in the industry. She attributes her success to her involvement in the community. She is currently a Board Member of The North Central Florida Apartment Association. In her tenor with NCFAA starting as an Advisory member in 2017, she won “Property of the year in 2018 and 2020. She is on the committee for The Trade Show and several themed events. The property achieved high occupancy and drove income by six percent in resident retention and creative party planning on her part. Emerald is savvy with targeting demographic markets for luxury communities. She is strong in finding the common denominator in the leasing appeal and the key to the city.
Tiffany, a former employee of John Marti’s at Student Housing Solutions, brings extensive experience with the financial management of residential construction and development. Her knowledge of both cost accounting and managerial accounting serves YWMT and its clients well.
Before joining YWMT Tiffany worked and excelled in various positions in property management including student housing, new property construction, and conventional property management. Tiffany also worked in accounting in the medical industry.
Alexander is an Army Veteran and former Government Contractor in Iraq and Eastern Europe. John Marti also a veteran, recognized his talents with Information Technology and Leadership experience he displayed overseas by adding him to the All-Star team. He is responsible for creating, managing, and executing all aspects of marketing including property set-up, websites, brochures, logos, site maps, marketing materials, market research, creative design, and branding. He conducts ongoing reviews of advertising, websites, and collateral materials to assess the online presence, image, reputation, ratings, and brand consistency. He enjoys football, mentoring young men, and problem-solving any task at hand.
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