FYVE is redefining real estate by offering unrivaled property management services to communities, buildings, owners, residents and tenants. With a full suite of exceptional services, we’re proud to offer our clients a streamlined solution that combines intuitive technology and local expertise. Fueled by an unwavering commitment to elevate the real estate experience, we stand by our promise to provide a level of transparency that has been long neglected by the market.
The FYVE brand has a rich backstory and based on the Swiss architect Le Corbusier’s manifesto titled the “Five Points of Architecture.” He famously called a house a machine for living and described how real-estate should optimally serve those that occupy and interact with it. Our brand FYVE is expanding that principal and our company itself will be a “machine for living” that helps everyone in our ecosystem live better, both owners, residents, and employees.
For our property owners, we offer a full suite of management services to help you get the most value out of your property, without you having to lift a finger. Whether you own a charming condominium or a 100+ unit apartment building, we believe you shouldn’t have to deal with the hassle of renting in order to turn a significant profit. With over 11,000 renters and property owners served, we understand how to fill your home with quality tenants and get you the highest possible return on investment.
With services that extend into community management, our mission is to better the quality of life for residents and enhance property values through diligent and constructive management of the Association. Our executive team along with your community’s designated manager are readily available to assist Board Members and homeowners alike with any matters related to the community. With 24-hour on-call service, you can rely on real-time support to ensure after-hour emergencies are immediately addressed.
Meet Our Team
Chris Jurasek is an inspiring and innovative leader with more than 25 years of experience guiding business transformation in challenging markets. He has served as president, CEO and board member for global telecommunications, professional services and manufacturing companies. His skills include maximizing profitability, increasing customer satisfaction, and boosting employee engagement. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Albert Spell is FYVE’s Chief Operating Officer. He has decades of experience overseeing day-to-day operations, supporting growth and boosting profitability for top-tier companies. With broad management experience in strategy development and deployment, he has been an asset to large professional services organizations. Known for his ability to develop, motivate and retain high-performing teams, he also excels at providing personal mentorship to employees who show great potential. Albert earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Stephen has been a fixture in the real estate business for over 15 years. He is currently licensed in 26 states as a broker, and also serves as an instructor and practitioner. Over the course of his career, Stephen has helped bring a new breed of tech-focused platforms to market, served as a compliance officer for a multi-state brokerage, and more. In his spare time, he proudly hosts the real estate radio show “Street and Curb in Nashville.”
Brian McFadden has more than 7 years of finance experience, specifically in the financial analysis, modeling, and stress projections. Prior to FYVE, Brian was a senior associate with Charleston Capital Management where he supervised and managed $50MM+ deployed across a variety of alternative credit positions. Before that he performed independent valuation analysis of a variety of derivative instruments in Ernst & Young. Brian is a graduate of the University of Delaware – Alfred Lerner School of Business where he earned a Bachelor of Science in finance.
Karen Farrell has a background of 20+ years in real estate and property management. As a licensed Realtor since 2008, Karen has managed and leased multi-family properties and achieved an unheard of 100% occupancy with 100% collected for three consecutive months. In her free time, she enjoys cheering for her daughter’s club soccer and volunteering at the local high school.
Ben OConnell is a transformational leader with expertise across multiple industries. With considerable start-up and business disruption experience, he specializes in creating high-performing sales teams and inspiring intentional culture, creativity, collaboration, and self-awareness throughout organizations. He has a passion for real estate investment, property design and renovation. Ben graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management and is a licensed real estate agent.
Joe Rutter is an experienced managing principal broker. Having sold millions of dollars of real estate and managed thousands of rental properties, the experience he brings to FYVE is priceless. Whether his clients are investors with large portfolios or owners of single-family homes, Joe strives to make connections and learn about their needs to provide them with the best possible service. Joe holds degrees in both business management and real estate.
Nigel McCallum has over 30 years of experience in project management, real estate sales and property investments, including his own portfolio of rental properties. Born in England, Nigel graduated top of his class from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and served as a commissioned officer in the British Army before arriving in the United States in 1993. Nigel’s leadership experience is based on building and inspiring teams to design solutions that exceed customer expectations.
Staci Gambach brings over twenty years of experience in Condominium and Homeowners Associations Management. After graduating from the University of Florida with a Health Science degree she entered the property management field. Staci progressed from providing administrative support to Vice President of Operations at Ambassador. Currently Staci is leading FYVE’s Financial and Customer support teams within the south Florida market.
Valerie is our Director of Association Management and has over 15 years of experience as an Association Manager for Condominium and Single-Family homes. Having managed both large Condominium, HOA and boutique communities she brings a wealth of expertise to FYVE’s management team. Valerie strives at maximizing a community’s enrichment and value.
Tyler Lesneski is a licensed Realtor with a rich history of sales and management experience. After graduating from Western Michigan University with a degree in sales and marketing, Tyler spent 20 years working in the medical equipment and pharmaceutical industry where he discovered his gifts for corporate sales and management. These skills served him well as he transitioned into residential project management and home flipping. Tyler has now spent more than ten years working in real estate.
Susan A. Hart is a licensed Realtor and a Portfolio Manager at FYVE Realty. She is a seasoned professional with over 26 years of property management experience at executive level positions with 1000+ units under management and a diverse array of properties in markets throughout the greater Columbus. Susan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Philadelphia University and currently resides in Columbus, Ohio.
Lare is a real estate agent and business professional within Knoxville that is results-oriented. His industry knowledge and confidence are evident to clients as he guides them data-driven insight so his clients can make informed, balanced decisions. He is the type of professional that does not place his personal preference and convenience above the needs of his client. Integrity is Lare’s brand.
Jakob prides himself in efficiently managing his clients’ properties by mitigating costs and increasing income. He believes communication is key to working with both clients and tenants. Jakob studied Business Administration at Lycoming College.
Jeff Peterson of Fyve Pittsburgh has 10 years of property management experience. Jeff grew up near Pittsburgh, so he knows the area well. In addition to normal property management duties, he is also routinely contracted to walkthrough potential rental properties to give insight on repairs and market value. In his off time, he enjoys weight lighting and spending time with his wife and three children.
Logan Garner is a young professional who has years of experience in Real Estate and Property Management from Single Family to Multi Family units. Has just recently returned to Tennessee where born and raised to continue helping people with their housing needs in the place he loves Nashville Tennessee.
Chris Cockerille graduated from Florida State University with a dual degree in real estate and finance. His passion for real estate came while on winter break from school. He and his father completely renovated a rental property that his father owned to increase it is value. They purchased and renovated distressed properties, turning them into livable rental homes. Chris has been a licensed real estate agent in the state of TN for 15 years. His main areas of expertise are property management, real estate investment, and real estate finance.
A licensed real estate broker since 2004, Mary is experienced in both sales and management of residential, land development and property management in a multi-state practice. As a Realtor, and certified CRB & CRS, she strives to uphold the highest standards of professionalism, communication and understanding of market changes and trends. Mary enjoys home interior design and has successfully managed multiple interior redesign and home improvement projects.