FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2019
James Dormady Joins WPM Real Estate Management as
Director of Operations of Maintenance and Construction Services
April 30, 2019 (Owings Mills, MD) – WPM Real Estate Management has appointed James Dormady as Director of Operations for its Maintenance and Construction Services division. This new role will support ongoing growth and create greater operational efficiencies, strengthening WPM’s commitment to providing exceptional service and value to its clients.
“Jim’s experience in the property management field, his proven success implementing and managing preventive maintenance programs, and his collaborative approach to building and leading highly functional teams makes him well-positioned to take on this new role,” says Michael Klein, WPM President of Maintenance and Construction Services. “He understands the inner workings of our industry and will be instrumental in helping manage the daily operations of the services and construction team to meet the needs of our growing portfolio of clients.”
James Dormady brings to WPM 28 years of experience in the property management sector, most recently leading the maintenance operations for over 19,000 units across 68 properties. He has directly overseen development and completion of more than $18 million in capital projects. In addition, he has managed capital needs assessments, and annual maintenance audits for properties within the New England and Mid-Atlantic regions. He has also been responsible for retail build-out construction projects for multiple national companies, including Ruth’s Chris Steak House and Kiddie Academy.
Dormady holds multiple industry certifications, including Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT), EPA CFC Universal Certification, EPA Lead Safe Certified Renovator Certification, Maryland Supervisor Lead Paint Maintenance & Repainting Accreditation, Asbestos Inspector & Management Planner Certification, Asbestos O&M Worker Certification, Certified Pool Operator, and OSHA 10 Certification. He has been an instructor for the Maryland Multi Housing Association (MMHA) Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician & Certified Apartment Manager programs and has served as Chair for the MMHA’s Maintenance Mania Competition. Nationally, he has served as a committee member for the National Apartment Association Education Institute CAMT Modification and Rewrite and the Operations Committee.
“I’ve known of WPM for many years. They have a stellar reputation in the market, winning awards and recognition as a top workplace in Maryland,” says Dormady. “I’m excited to be joining a great team that is committed to adding value in how it services the needs of communities, properties and clients.”
About WPM Real Estate Management
WPM Real Estate Management is an Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®) that provides property management for over 23,000 homes and 40,000 people in the Baltimore/Washington Metropolitan area. The company’s primary focus is residential: multifamily, condominium, senior housing, student housing, and homeowner association communities. In addition, it has an extensive managed portfolio of commercial, industrial, and retail properties. WPM has been recognized as one of Baltimore’s Top Workplaces by The Baltimore Sun, ranking among the top 5 large employers for seven consecutive years. The company employs approximately 500 employees across more than 150 properties. For more information about WPM Real Estate Management, visit the WPM website at www.wpmllc.com.