The team, which is comprised of a very broad talent base, maximizes third-party owner and investor property values by enhancing financial performance through increased operating efficiency, asset repositioning, and rehabilitation strategies.
Tasked with the charge of “think like the owner,” every team member, from day porter to building engineer to property manager is empowered to make strategic and financial decisions to improve the day to day tenant experience.The BPG | 360 team carefully designs custom strategic plans to meet the challenges and opportunities faced by each specific property while optimizing value and performance.
Ralph Rossi, Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations
Ralph oversees all aspects of BPG | 360's commercial portfolio including leasing, construction, maintenance,
security and tenant relations. A majority of his time is spent finding operational efficiencies and cost savings by utilizing the portfolio's total size and scale.
Paul Watts, Director of Operations
Paul oversees the day-to-day operations of BPG|360’s property management teams focusing on tenant service, preventative maintenance, vendor relations and all major capital projects with the commercial office portfolio. He started his career in the commercial real estate industry in 1990 and has an extensive knowledge of building operations, critical systems and design criteria.
Jay Vaughn, Assistant CFO
Jay oversees all accounting operations at BPG, from operational activities to financial reporting. He manages the property controllers, financial analysts, accounts payable and procurement teams that service the operational activities of the assets within the portfolio. Additionally, Jay supervises the financial reporting function for all properties in the portfolio.
Jeff Reed, Director of Information Technology
Jeff joined BPG in 2016 and provides strategic oversight of the BPG IT Department. Jeff provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the company.
Prior to joining BPG, Jeff has spent 25 years in the information technology space, most recently as the IT Director for the Delaware Department of Justice. Prior to that position, Jeff worked in various IT roles for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, JPMorgan Chase and the DuPont Hospital for Children.
John Snyder, Director of Security and Safety
John oversees fire, life, safety and security (F/L/S/S) operations, maintenance and planning through our commercial portfolio. With over 22 years on the Wilmington Police Department and 3 years working in human resources at MBNA, John’s unique viewpoint allows him to custom tailor emergency action plans and procedures to fit the nature and needs of each building and tenant. John will work directly with the property management staff, F/L/S/S vendors and tenant base to ensure all goals are met to ensure a safe and secure building.
Patrick Mundy, Commercial Construction Manager
With 30-years of experience in the construction industry, Pat brings an expansive knowledge of all phases for commercial construction. Pat is heavily involved on each project from estimating and pre-construction surveys, through completion of the project. He has a detailed approach to fully understand the design, budget, and schedule further offering a customized strategy to meet the client’s expectations. Additionally, Pat has the resources of BPGS, our full-service construction design and development company, at his fingertips.
Ed Levering, Director of HVAC Services
With 30+ years in the HVAC field, Ed’s experience and value is immeasurable. His input on building operations not only provides the tenant a more comfortable experience, but a more cost effective one as well. Additionally, Ed provides technical support to our onsite maintenance team and contractors on any issues that may arise with the HVAC system over time.
Chris D’Erasmo, Property Manager
Chris has been working with BPG since February, 2005. Currently, Chris manages the Brandywine, Nemours, and DuPont Buildings as well as third party manages 2 properties in Cherry Hill, NJ. Chris has over 20 years of Property.
Tad Hershey, Property Manager
With over a decade of experience managing over 10 historical buildings along the Market Street corridor, Tad marries his passion for architectural history with technical expertise. Tad was heavily involved in rehabilitation of The Queen Theatre, a nationally recognized project.
Prior to joining BPG, Tad was an art educator at Upland Country School and designed timber-frame buildings at Pocopson Timberworks. Tad graduated from Washington College with a BA in Art History.