AOBA Welcomes Three New Board Members


The Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) is pleased to welcome three new members to its board of directors. 

  • Scott Killian is the Deputy General Counsel of Southern Management Companies LLC, one of the largest privately-owned residential property management companies in the U.S. Prior to joining Southern, Scott was a partner at Linowes and Blocher LLP in the Real Estate Transactions group, where his practice focused on acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing.
  • Sasha Serpa is the Vice President of Sales for Quality Air Services, a leading HVAC company serving multi-family properties in the Washington Metropolitan area. One of his responsibilities as the elected Chair of the Associate's Leadership Council (ALC) is to represent their interests on the AOBA Board of Directors. Sasha has been an AOBA member for more than 6 years and is involved in multiple committees, including AOBA’s Community Outreach and Maintenance Mania Committees.
  • Tiesha Hackley is a Property Manager at Brookfield Properties, one of the world's largest real estate managers. As the elected Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Council (ELC), she will represent the ELC on the AOBA Board. Tiesha brings more than 9 years of multi-family real estate experience. She was recently named a Co-Chair of AOBA’s Emerging Leaders Council.

“We are thrilled to welcome Scott, Sasha, and Tiesha to our board of directors. Their experience and expertise will help have an immediate and effective impact on AOBA’s mission and work,” said Peggy Jeffers, AOBA Executive Vice President. “We look forward to the perspectives and insights they will bring to the board.”

The other members of the AOBA Board of Directors are Brian Alford, President of Grady Management, Inc.; *Mark Benedetti, Vice President – Property Management for Blake Real Estate, Inc.; Antoinette Beverly, Regional Property Manager, Boston Properties; **Peter Bonnell, Principal, The UIP Companies, Inc.; Kathryn Clement, Senior Vice President, JBG SMITH; Ben Comm, Senior Managing Director, Cushman & Wakefield; Chad Cooley, Managing Director, Bozzuto Management Company; Jackie Duke, Senior Vice President – Operations, Brookfield; Dorothy Hamilton, Director of Property Management, Stream Realty Partners; Shawn Kyle, Managing Director, Commercial Property Management, Lerner Enterprises; Harald Mangold, President, Scott Management, Inc.; Alison Punsalan, Senior Vice President – Property Management, Foulger-Pratt; Joe Reilly, Vice President - Asset Services, Akridge; John Ritz, President, WC Smith; Arianna Royster, Executive Vice President, Borger Management, Inc.; Melissa Steele, Chief Executive Officer, E and G Group; and Sean Warfield, Director, Tishman Speyer Properties. Peggy Jeffers, AOBA’s Executive Vice President, is also on the Board.

*AOBA President-elect
**AOBA President