KW Property Management & Consulting Names Two New Partners Following Banner Year of Growth
February 13, 2019
Tim O’Keefe assumes role of Executive Director of Strategic Growth and Client Relations, and Frank Simone joins leading property management company as General Counsel
Following the completion of a record-breaking year of company and portfolio growth, KW Property Management & Consulting’s (KWPMC) has kicked off 2019 with the addition of two new partners.
Tim O’Keefe, who joined KWPMC as Director in 2016, was promoted to Executive Director of Strategic Growth and Client Relations. Frank Simone, a Miami-based attorney who has served as the company’s outside counsel, is now the in-house General Counsel at KWPMC. Both are now partners with the company.
KWPMC closed 2018 with 24 percent year-over-year growth in revenue and added 341 employees, a 30 percent increase.
“We enjoyed a historic year of expansion in 2018 largely because of our incredible team and the culture that has been established and preserved throughout KWPMC’s 14-year history,” said KWPMC Co-Founder and Managing Partner Paul Kaplan. “Having Tim and Frank in these roles will allow KWPMC to continue to grow and remain one of the premier residential property management companies in the industry.”
O’Keefe has more than two decades of industry experience. He has been instrumental in generating new residential property management clientele, development consulting assignments and maintaining superior customer satisfaction across KWPMC’s portfolio of more than 75,000 units.
In 2018, the company obtained numerous high-profile assignments throughout Florida, including Brickell Heights in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood, The Marquis in downtown Miami, the mixed-use The Plaza Coral Gables development in Coral Gables, Solimar in Surfside, Jade Signature in Sunny Isles Beach, Privé at Island Estates in Aventura, Admiralty Point in Naples and Heron Bay – one of Broward County’s largest homeowners’ association (HOA) communities.
Simone is an experienced transactional and litigation attorney who is also a Certified Financial Planner. The graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law has been licensed to practice in Florida for more than 20 years. Simone’s specialty areas include banking law, corporate law, commercial litigation, appellate litigation and trust and estate planning.
“These two individuals bring tremendous value to our team,” said KWPMC Co-Founder and Managing Partner Robert White. “Both will play pivotal roles in what should be another historic year of expansion.
KW Property Management & Consulting is headquartered in Miami with offices across Florida in Fort Lauderdale, Bonita Springs/Naples, Tampa/Clearwater and Orlando; as well as Bimini Bay in the Bahamas. The company provides a professional and independent approach to property management with more than 1,500 employees. From upscale high-rises, to homeowners’ associations and garden-style townhomes, KW Property Management & Consulting meets the needs of nearly 75,000 unit owners.