Joe Lubeck - CEO, American Landmark
Joe is the CEO and Co-Manager of American Landmark. An expert in value-added and distressed real estate repositioning, and multifamily acquisitions, operations and dispositions, Joe has overseen four successful multifamily portfolio builds totaling 100,000 units, with a value in excess of $7 billion, over the last 15 years. He was the original founder of Landmark Apartment Trust, which sold its portfolio in 2015 for $1.9 billion.
Joe and his partners returned to the private sector in 2015 to begin a new portfolio build under the American Landmark brand. As CEO of American Landmark, Joe oversees all aspects of the company’s operations, from finance to property management. An honors graduate of Cornell University, Joe holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Delaware Law School. Joe is active in numerous civic and charitable endeavors.
Christine DeFilippis - Chief Investment Officer
Christine has been engaged in the real estate investment and finance industry for over 20 years. Since 2015, Christine has closed in excess of $1 billion dollars in real estate and $720 million in debt representing over 11,000 units. Christine has diversified real estate investment experience, having previously worked for developers on the ownership side and also debt origination and servicing on the banking side.
Prior to joining American Landmark, Christine was a loan originator at GMAC Commercial Mortgage/Capmark (now Berkadia). She received her Bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate and an MBA in financial planning from Florida Atlantic University. She stays very involved in women’s education through her boarding school in the Berkshires, where she sits on the Alumnae Council.
Stacey Bondar - Chief Operating Officer, East Coast
Stacey serves as Chief Operating Officer of the East Coast (Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina) and is responsible for performance, enhancements and revenue management.
Boasting more than 15 years in residential and commercial real estate experience, she previously served in various leadership roles for Cal-Am Properties, Inc, American Residential Communities and ZRS Management, LLC.
Prior to joining American Landmark, she was Vice-President of Operations at Invitation Homes in Tampa.
Rachel Palmer - Chief Administrative Officer
Rachel joins us with an extensive background in the property management industry which includes both apartments and single-family homes.
Prior to joining American Landmark, she served as the Director of Operations at Invitation Homes as well as the Regional Vice President for communities throughout Florida with Landmark Residential for nine years. Throughout her career, she has focused on resident retention, occupancy, marketing and team development while gaining an aggressive return on investments.
Rachel carries a Florida Real Estate License and is currently studying to obtain her Florida Brokers License.
Lucinda Figeroa - Executive Vice President of Human Resources
Lucinda Figueroa serves as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources. She brings over 20 years of recruiting, consulting and talent acquisition experience. Prior to joining American Landmark Lucinda was the Senior Director of Human Resources for LAT and Gerdau Ameristeel.
Lucinda holds a Master of Psychology from the University of Tampa and also holds SPHR and CPP certifications.
David Joyce - Vice President of Construction
As Vice President of Construction, David has direct responsibility for the planning, management and execution of construction activities across the full portfolio. He has over 25 years of experience in development, new construction, renovation and redevelopment of multifamily assets spanning 17 states with over $700M in completed projects.
Prior to joining the team at American Landmark, David served in senior construction and development roles for Signature Development, Apartment Investment and Management Company (AIMCO) and Tri-Town. He is also is licensed as a Contractor, Construction Supervisor and Real Estate Broker.
Debbie Chatman - Executive Vice President for Western Region Operations
Debbie Chatman joined the Landmark family in 2008. Debbie is responsible for overseeing all aspects of property operations. She has 19 years’ experience with expertise in all variables of multi-family real estate ranging from property management, acquisitions and multi-million dollar renovations. She has an intimate understanding of how the industry has changed over the last 20 years and to what degree those changes impact day-to-day operations.
Debbie holds several National apartment association designations and serves on numerous regional committees. As well as her BA in Psychology from The University of Texas.
Dana Hammond - Director of Training
As Director of Training, Dana brings over 20 years of property management expertise to her role, including 15 years experience in the training and education fields.
Prior to joining American Landmark, Dana served as the Operations Trainer for Florida at Greystar Capital Partners. She is active on numerous local, state and national committees, and holds multiple designations with the Florida Apartment Association, National Apartment Association and National Apartment Association Education Institute. She is the past President of the Tampa Bay Area Apartment Association, and currently serves on its Board of Directors. She holds a degree from Georgia Southern University.
Sara Vogel - Director of Systems
Sara Vogel is the Director of Systems for American Landmark. In this role, she ensures the success and proper integration of all systems used, as well as leading due diligence and takeovers of new acquisitions. With over a decade of experience in multifamily housing, Vogel launched her career in property management in the Minneapolis area.
Prior to her role at American Landmark, she worked as an OneSite & Systems Support Specialist for Robbins Property Associates. Vogel received her bachelor’s degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and her MBA from University of South Florida St. Petersburg.