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                     Corporate Office Team

 

Jeffrey Turner-President and Founder

Email: jeff@jeffreycharles.com

 Jeffrey C. Turner is the President and co-founder of Jeffrey Charles and Associates.Mr. Turner holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a  concentration in Management from Christopher Newport College. He is a licensed real estate broker in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Maryland. He is also a licensed property manager in the District of Columbia. Mr. Turner is a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and a Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM).

He has been active in property management since 1980. His portfolios have comprised of over 120 communities in the Mid-Atlantic area totaling over 30,000 units as well as commercial space. These have included large scale PUD’s, HUD insured multi-family properties including 221 (d) (3) and 236 co-operatives, condominium developments, homeowner associations, luxury high-rises and conventional apartments. He has managed over $120 million in construction projects. He has served as vice chairman of Volunteers of America Chesapeake, and currently serves on the Advisory Committee of John Marshall Bank.

 

Sarah Jackson-Vice President

Email: sarah@jeffreycharles.com

Sarah Jackson is the Vice President of Jeffrey Charles and Associates. Mrs. Jackson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Economics and Finance from Monmouth University. She is a licensed supervisory manager in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is also a Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) and an Association Management Specialist (AMS). Sarah is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Sarah has extensive experience with single family, condominium, and homeowner association management. With her financial background

she is very attuned to the financial and budgeting needs of our clients, helping to set them up for short and long-term success. She is customer service driven and very responsive to all our clients needs.

 

Christine Leake- Regional Vice-President
Emailchristine.leake@verizon.net

224R Street N. W, Washington DC. 20001

Phone: 202-234-800

Christine has been with Jeffrey Charles & Associates since 1993. She has over 25 years experience in cooperative housing and Community Association Management. She was among the first group of Managers to obtain the RCM ‘Registered Cooperative Manager ‘ designation through the National Association of Cooperatives.

 

Caren van Wyk- Controller 
Emailcaren.vanwyk@jeffreycharles.com

Caren is the Vice President, Controller and co-owner of Jeffrey Charles & Associates. She joined the company in 2003 and oversees the Accounting and Administrative operations. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. After graduation, she worked as an internal auditor at Prudential Insurance and PNC Bank. In 1993, she relocated to Northern Virginia and was employed at Sterling Software as a Senior Accountant. In 1998, she joined the start-up company, Para-Protect Services as the Director of Accounting, and worked there until the company closed in 2002.

 

Alhassane Wann- Accounts Receivable

Emailalhassane.wann@jeffreycharles.com

Alhassane joined Jeffrey Charles & Associates as a Staff Accountant in 2007. He was previously employed by Strayer University Corporate Office as a loan officer in the financial aide department. Mr. Wann holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Strayer University and is currently working on his thesis to complete his Masters Degree in Business Administration.

 

 

 

 

 

Andrea Talavera – Property Manager
Email:andrea@jeffreycharles.com

Andrea joined Jeffrey Charles in 2014 and is a portfolio manager. She has her Masters Degree in Engineering and is bi-lingual. She has several years of experience as a liaison between support staff and property management teams. She has completed the M100 Course from CAI and continues to take fair housing and Virginia legal continuing education. Andrea’s knowledge of the industry allows her to be an invaluable resource.

 

 

Taylor Ellis- Assistant Property Manager

Email: taylor@jeffreycharles.com

Taylor Ellis joined Jeffrey Charles in 2020. She’s a senior at La Roche University in Pittsburgh, PA. She has extensive customer service experience.

 

 

 

 

 

Yori Benitez-Property Manager

Email: yori@jeffreycharles.com

Yori Benitez has a bachelors of Science degree in Biology. She joined Jeffrey Charles in 2017 and is an integral part of our team. Yori has earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation. She has extensive customer service experience and assists in the day-to-day management of our communities.

 

 

 

 

Janet Miller – Accountant Receivable

EmailJanet@jeffreycharles.com

Janet has over 25 years experience in accounting and contracts. She has been responsible for the financial and cost reporting for multi-million dollar construction projects.  Janet joined Jeffrey Charles in 2011. Janet is currently a Property Manager for Single Family Units and HOA Communities. In addition, Janet is responsible for the financials and coordination of Facilities Maintenance.

 

Laura Channon- Accounts Payable
Emaillaura@jeffreycharles.com

Laura joined Jeffrey Charles in 2012 and has over 20 years of experience in the accounting industry. As accounts payable Laura ensures that appropriate measures are taken to ensure timely payment and its authenticity. This allows for accurate source documents to be produced for audit assurance.

 

Romel Voellm -Real Estate Consultant

Email: romel@jeffreycharles.com

Romel Voellm graduated at James Madison University with a BS in Kinesiology and a Minor in Business in 2009. He is a licensed Real Estate Agent in the Commonwealth of Virginia and a member of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors.

Carol Hall -Real Estate Consultant

Email: carol@carolhallhomes.com

Carol is a bi-lingual sales professional with over a decade of experience in real estate; she joined Jeffrey Charles & Associates in 2018.  During her summer breaks from college, she started leasing apartments at Beacon Hill Apartments in Alexandria, VA. Also, at that time, she learned how to work with clients and understanding their needs. After graduating from Virginia Wesleyan in 2005, Carol decided to stay in the real estate business, however, she wanted to change gears and learn the other side of real estate; that was, real estate sales.  Carol started to work as an assistant to a top producing real estate Broker. She learned about the home buying and selling process. She gained experience by understanding in depth real estate contract law, financing options for clients, the deed/title work process, etc. Carol worked as an assistant for 4 years for the Broker and then decided to gain experience and learn about residential building construction and new home sales. She has also worked for land developers and residential home builders selling new construction homes.  Please call Carol at 571-488-1582 to discuss your real estate needs!

Susana Bulbana -Onsite Office Manager

Email:susana@jeffreycharles.com

Susana Bulbana has been with Jeffrey Charles since May 2015 working as an office Assistant to the Property Managers. Susana has been active in the Property Management industry since 1996; she has worked directly with leasing consultants and assistant managers, in Virginia and the Washington, DC area. She has extensive experience with affordable housing (HUD), tax credit properties, condos, and cooperatives. Susana is very hard working, bilingual, and dedicated to her job. She takes the initiative to show up early and is willing to expand her experience in order to make a difference in other people’s lives. Her knowledge with Real Estate Property Management allows her to be an invaluable asset resource for Jeffrey Charles.

 

Amy Mitchell- Property Manager

Email: amy.jeffreycharles@gmail.com

Amy Mitchell has been part of JCA’s premier management team for more than five years. Amy is from California, where she received a B.A. from U.C. Berkeley in International Relations. She then went east to receive her Master’s from George Washington University in Urban and Regional Planning. She first worked for the Washington Board of Trade as part of the task force on the Redevelopment of Pennsylvania Ave, between The White House and the Capitol, and subsequently worked for many years as a Principal Planner for D.C.’s Planning and Development Department. Amy also has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of public relations and customer service helping to run her family’s commodities import/export business. As an entrepreneur, Amy had to be an organized planner, leader, facilitator, and practical innovative problem solver who set high standards of ethics and conduct for herself as well as others. For the last seven years, Amy has also served as the President of her own community’s HOA, so she has the advantage of understanding both sides. Amy has proved herself to be a well-organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated manager and planner, with excellent communication skills and fluency in both Spanish and Dutch. She enjoys serving her communities and building client relationships.