Jacob Marriott

Regional Maintenance Supervisor

In 2015, Jacob Marriott joined GRE Management as a Maintenance Supervisor and worked his way up to his current position as the Regional Maintenance Supervisor. He oversees large- scale projects and supports our onsite teams with training and resources to maintain the high standards of the communities under his care.

Jacob is known for his expertise in basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry, with a particular strength in electrical diagnostic repairs. He enjoys teaching maintenance-related topics and is often described by his colleagues as generous, dependable, and a person of integrity.

Jacob holds a BS degree in Criminalistics from Weber State University, with minors in both Chemistry and Microbiology. His primary focus was on forensic fingerprinting and crime scene investigation, sharpening his attention to detail—a skill that proves invaluable in his current role. Further complementing his professional credentials are his certifications as an 06Admin- 07B Admin and 07B Journeyman for the electrical program.

Jacob is an active volunteer, contributing his time and talents participating in initiatives such as collecting food for local food banks, gathering coats for children, and donating supplies to elementary schools. Jacob is a black belt in Modern Arnis/Jiu-Jitsu and a Grand Champion in Full Contact Stick Fighting. He collects semi-precious stones, incorporating them into his crafts, and enjoys traveling, camping, and spending quality time with his family.

Marcie Bartlett

Investment Portfolio Manager

Marcie Bartlett had 16 years of property management experience when she joined GRE Management in 2020. As an Investment Portfolio Manager for GRE-M, she focuses on multi-family and renovation properties and aims to raise the bar even higher on already well-established communities. She is passionate about fostering teamwork, communication, and collaboration within her teams.

Marcie holds Certified Property Manager (CPM) and Accredited Resident Manager (ARM) designations through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). She is Crime-Free Housing certified and is a Washington State Licensed Broker and Notary Public. She serves on the IREM executive council as the VP of Communications and Head-Chair of the IREM Young Professionals committee. Due of her dedication, creativity, and integrity, Marcie was recognized through her local IREM chapter as the Volunteer of the Year in 2019.

Outside of work, Marcie and her family enjoy being outdoors and can often be found boating and/or camping with their blue heeler puppy.

Jessica Christenson

Investment Portfolio Manager

Jessica Christenson came to GRE Management in 2020 with over 11 years of experience in Property Management spanning mixed-use, high-rise, and garden-style communities. She has a strong background in construction and vast knowledge of renovation best practices.

Jessica is goal-oriented and passionate about having a positive impact on others through the work that she does. She is a supportive leader and prioritizes enabling each of her team members to achieve their goals. She believes that by investing in her team, the overall business and properties will thrive.

Born and raised in Washington state, Jessica attended Green River Community College and obtained an AA in business management. She has been active with the NAA and the Washington Women’s Business Center.

In her free time, Jessica volunteers at her children’s schools and helps out at her local food bank and pet shelter. She enjoys camping with her family in their RV and spending time at their property in Concrete, WA. Jessica is currently getting scuba certified and is excited to explore the underwater world.

Vadim Burlak

Regional Maintenance Lead

Vadim Burlak worked for Pinnacle Properties for 14 years before transitioning over to GRE Management in 2019. His early career focused on property renovations and evolved to include operations as a Maintenance Supervisor. He has extensive experience identifying renovation scope, overseeing staff and on-site maintenance teams, overseeing portfolio-wide capital projects, and leading recruitment and training for maintenance teams.

In his role at GRE-M, Vadim focuses on multi-family renovations, maintenance support, and planning and implementing capital and portfolio-wide projects. Vadim has a talent for finding fast and efficient solutions and providing structure when faced with complicated situations. He genuinely loves what he does and enjoys being a part of a strong team that pulls together to overcome challenges. Vadim values honesty, collaboration, and communication and promotes these values within his team by being transparent in every project.

Vadim has a degree in bible theology and serves in a Lakewood Grace Baptist Church as a Deacon, where he volunteers his time to work with youth and promotes missionary work. Born in Balti in Moldova, Vadim is a native Russian speaker and has perfected fluency in English as well. He volunteers as a translator and interpreter in various capacities and enjoys helping people understand each other.

Outside of work, Vadim spends as much time as possible with his family. He enjoys biking, playing volleyball, camping, and working on home improvement projects. His favorite hobby is playing the guitar.


Roxane Loera

Investment Portfolio Manager

Roxane Loera began her career in the Property Management field as a leasing agent for a Pinnacle property while she was still attending college in Tacoma, WA. Over the course of her 14 years in the industry, she has completed many renovations, stabilized buildings, and assisted in the sale of assets for GRE Management. She is currently an Investment Portfolio Manager for GRE-M focusing on collaborating with the on-site multi-family teams to solve issues and ensure property success.

Roxane believes in the power of education and aims to be continually learning something new. She keeps her teams informed of trends within the housing market and prioritizes staff development initiatives to enable promotions from within.  Known for her ability to remain calm during tense situations, Roxane has a knack for design, marketing, and finding solutions to almost any issue. She never steps down from a challenge because she isn’t afraid to fail. She learns from her mistakes and adapts well to change.

Roxane values community involvement and believes that giving back feeds the soul. She currently volunteers at her daughter’s school, where she was served on the PTA for 7 years. She started a neighborhood food pantry in 2016 and ensures the pantry is always well-stocked. Roxane and her 3 daughters also volunteer through their church with various programs to help provide food and necessities to families in need.

Outside of work, Roxane loves time spent with her daughters taking their crazy (but cute) Goldendoodle for neighborhood walks. They love to travel and explore as a family. Roxane loves cheering her kids on during their extracurricular activities and coaches her daughter’s volleyball team.

Jennifer Pajonk

Accounting Manager

Jennifer Pajonk has a deep understanding of multi-family and renovation accounting, with 5 years of experience in property management accounting already in place when she joined GRE Management in 2019. She joined the Accounting team excited by the opportunity to learn more about the ownership side of the multi-family sector and gain a new perspective on the industry.

As a Senior Accountant, Jennifer is excited to build relationships across teams and create a cohesive, collaborative work environment. Jennifer holds true to GRE-M’s core values and believes that working with integrity and empathy towards her peers is the foundation of success. Known for her outgoing personality and friendly demeanor, Jennifer also values her timeliness and organizational skills. Her attention to detail improves accuracy in accounting, and her work is driven by her desire to improve efficiencies in systems and procedures.

Born and raised in Naples, Florida, Jennifer received her B.A. from the University of Florida. She moved to Seattle in 2012 and enjoys walking around the city and checking out new and favorite restaurants. She believes that summers are for rooftop BBQs and fall is for football (GO GATORS!). She also loves to travel, with Japan and SE Asia among her favorite destinations.

Morgan Cole

Marketing Associate

Morgan Cole joined the real estate industry by way of the financial services sector where she spearheaded marketing and publicity campaigns for various companies and groups. In her role as Marketing Associate at GRE Management, she supports brand marketing and employee development for multi-family and commercial teams. She works hard every day to build and maintain positive brand awareness of the GRE-M Communities and partners closely with site employees to provide support and knowledge.

Morgan excels in her ability to forge partnerships and collaborate with others to make companies a great place for employees to work and learn, and to ensure a phenomenal customer experience. Her work is driven by her desire to create a positive impact and position GRE-M as a leading brand in the marketplace.

A Washington native, Morgan is a proud graduate of Washington State University, where she received her BA in Strategic Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations. She is an active member of the Association for Women in Communication and has served on the board for the Tukwila Weekend SnackPack program, which provides weekend meals to homeless students.

Outside of work, Morgan enjoys spending time with her friends and family exploring the Pacific Northwest: snowboarding in the winter and hiking, boating, or playing at the lake in the summer. With her zest for life and learning, Morgan loves trying new things and is excited to travel the world to learn about life and culture outside of our beautiful little corner of the world.

Lindsey Nishimoto

Property Management Associate

Lindsey Nishimoto began her career with GRE Management in 2014. During her tenure with the company, she has worked at most of the commercial properties in the GRE-M portfolio. One of the things Lindsey finds the most rewarding about her job is the opportunity to experience new roles in different places within her area of expertise. She is outgoing and has a knack for customer service, but what sets her apart is her ability to focus on the details. Lindsey provides administrative support to the Property Management team and ensures that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes.

Lindsey grew up just outside Seattle in Auburn, WA, where she still resides with her daughter. Lindsey and her daughter are both foodies and love trying out new restaurants with family and friends.

Rita Burden

Director of Property Management

Rita began working at Goodman Real Estate in 2001 in an administrative position and excelled through increasingly impactful roles on her way to becoming an Asset Manager in 2007. After excelling in this capacity for over a decade, Rita joined GRE Management as the Director of Property Management.

Today, Rita oversees the management of nearly 11,000 units nationwide, leading a robust team of more than 200 employees. Throughout her accomplished career, Rita has consistently shown an unyielding passion for nurturing talent and fostering professional growth among her team members.

Throughout her accomplished career, Rita has demonstrated a passion for cultivating talent and empowering team members to progress professionally. As Director, she leads operations, financial management, and personnel direction for the GRE-M portfolio. Rita ensures communities are maintained to GRE’s high standards with stabilized finances, satisfied residents, and motivated onsite teams.

Known for her efficient and collaborative leadership style, Rita excels at guiding managers to create solutions to any challenge. Rita holds an International Business degree from Washington State University, further enhancing her strategic perspective and knowledge of business operations.

Outside of work, Rita enjoys volunteering and spending time with her family. As avid travelers and sports fans, the Burden family loves cheering for the WSU Cougars and Seattle Seahawks.

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