Philly Office Retail employs an experienced full-service team to address all your needs, regardless of size. We’re your landlord, architect, leasing agent, contractor and property manager. We do it all in-house to provide you the highest quality of service.
Ken is an active entrepreneur and real estate developer in the Philadelphia area. He serves as President of Philly Office Retail which has received four Preservation Alliance Community Awards for its unique adaptive reuse projects. Ken co-founded the Mt. Airy Business Improvement District and currently serves as its chair. Mayors Michael Nutter and Jim Kenney appointed Ken to chair the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. He founded Jumpstart Germantown, Trolley Car Table Tennis Club and Trolley Car Teachers’ Fund and worked as Chief of Staff to Councilwoman Happy Fernandez before starting and operating four restaurants and serving as a Director/Organizer of Valley Green Bank.
Kate has served as Chief Operating Officer of Philly Office Retail for the past 13 years, overseeing 20 employees, the management of 200+ units and more than $30 Million in construction. Before arriving at Philly Office Retail, Kate sold and invested in residential real estate for five years in Northwest Philadelphia and surrounding neighborhoods.
Executive Assistant/Marketing Manager
Director of Leasing and Marketing
Director of Accounts Payable
Chief Financial Officer
Head of Maintenance
Construction Management Team
Construction Management Team
Director of Jumpstart Germantown
What you do: Oversee Daily Field Operations
Background: 30 years in the industry...15 as a superintendent
Fun Fact: My 15 year old son is a better golfer than me!
What you do: I assist Ken with correspondence, appointments, and handle the POR administrative tasks, while managing the marketing for the Trolley Car restaurants.
Background: I graduated with a BA in Communication from La Salle University and spent the last few years working at a history and arts focused non-profit in Chester County.
Fun Fact: In my spare time, I'm either traveling, cheering on the Sixers, or working as a Studio Manager for an art studio in Phoenixville.
What you do: My job is to attract emerging start-ups, existing businesses and thriving organizations with growth potential to expand. My goal is to keep tenants happy and make sure they continue to grow and stay with the POR family.
Background: Je’Juan previously worked in sales and marketing, served as project manager and is a licensed PA realtor.
Fun Fact: I’m always working in some form of fashion, but when I’m not Mommy duties keep me busy with my fun and energetic little girl.
What you do: Oversees and issues payment for invoices received by POR vendors.
Background: My educational background is in Business Management & I have been overseeing accounts payable for the last 3 years.
Fun Fact: I enjoy binge watching the latest Netflix television series.
What you do: Moriah manages the accounting department and oversees human resources.
Background: Moriah previously worked as a small business consultant and corporate banker; she's completed an MBA, and first learned bookkeeping with Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co.
Fun Fact: Moriah's favorite drink is a Sazerac.
What you do: Provide construction documents and aid in project management.
Background: Graduated Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami (FL) 1996; Project Manager and Project Architect 23 years.
Fun Fact: I enjoy watching and coaching my boys in athletics, as well as, riding dirt bikes with them.
What you do: Manage all properties and provide tenants with customer service.
Background: Over 23 years of experience as a Property Manager throughout the city of Philadelphia.
Fun Fact: When I'm not at POR, I'm usually catering events for friends and family.
What you do: I have the pleasure of working with our amazing Jumpstart community - from training program participants, mentors and borrowers - I help make sure the programs run smoothly.
Background: My educational background is in Urban and Environmental Planning and over the past 15 years I've worked as a City Planner, Economic Development Director and BID Director.
Fun Fact: I'm a wannabe minimalist and enjoy finding ways to do more with less.