Michael Jay Wolfe, President, Michael has been involved with real estate his entire life. He and his father owned and operated multifamily buildings, personally managing all facets of the portfolio, from rent collection to repairs. With his father’s guidance, Michael learned plumbing, electricity, masonry, and how to maintain the entire physical envelope and mechanical systems from an early age.
Michael joined Midboro Management in 1986, becoming partner in 1990 then purchasing the company in 1993 from retiring partner and mentor Robert G. Mahler. He is a licensed real estate, mortgage, and insurance broker; chair of The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Management Council; a Board member of the Realty Advisory Board, New York Association of Realty Managers, the Association of Cooperative and Condominium Managers. Michael is also a popular lecturer at REBNY and Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums forums and events.
Gary Ziprin, CPA, Principal and Chief Financial Officer, Gary is a Certified Public Accountant with close to 30 years’ experience in co-op and condo financial management. As the director of Midboro’s accounting department he overseas all financial related activity in Midboro’s client buildings, including the budget process, loans and mortgages and monthly financial report preparation.
Kimberly McDowell-Lois, Executive Director, Under Kimberly’s guidance, Midboro’s Transfer Department has risen to become the best in New York City. With the help of her outstanding team, she is responsible for the sales, sublet, and refinance application processing for 100 properties. Kimberly has more than 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry and has established a reputation of being highly professional, courteous, and knowledgeable, earning the respect and praise from the entire brokerage and legal community. She joined Midboro after graduating with a Bachelors of Business Administration from Baruch College.
Robert D. Grant, Director of Management, Robert has been involved in real estate management for 25 years. He was former director of a mid-size management firm, overseeing a portfolio that grew from 2,000 units to nearly 7,000 units and included shopping centers, mixed-use buildings, homeowner associations, co-ops, and condominiums.
In addition to a real estate license, Robert is a licensed real estate insurance broker (property and casualty) and holds a NYC pool operator’s license. He has written many articles that have been published in Real Estate Weekly, The Cooperator, and Habitat Magazine, and he is frequently quoted as an industry expert in The New York Times.
Mara Goodgold, Director of Operations, With her diverse background, Mara lends Midboro clients her expertise in property management, customer service, human resources, and conflict resolution. Mara graduated from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and has her Masters in Organization Psychology from Columbia University. She has been with Midboro since 2005. Mara’s core functions include mediating staff and resident disputes.
Sandra Lozano, Director of Compliance and Special Projects, Joined Midboro in 1996 and has been in the property management industry for over 25 years. As a director, she facilitates company-wide projects such as oil to gas conversions, Local Law 11 compliance, Con Edison’s energy savings program, as well as many others. She also coordinates the Midboro Superintendents’ Club and is responsible for informing and training building staff in new code requirements/regulations. She was awarded the Platinum Award for Crisis Management by Habitat Magazine. Sandra earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from New York Institute of Technology.