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Michael J. Batza
Chairman / Partner

Mike has been responsible for the development and management of approximately 2,000,000 square feet of commercial office, industrial, distribution and other mixed use projects. He was a founding partner of Meridian Healthcare and was responsible for the development of approximately 1,800 nursing home beds for the company and third parties pursuant to development and management contracts. Mike and his partners sold the Meridian Healthcare Division in November 1993 to Genesis Health Ventures, a New York Stock Exchange health care provider.

In addition to his day-to-day business responsibilities, he is active in community and philanthropic activities, presently serving on the boards of The Kennedy Krieger Institute, Mercy Medical Center, St. Mary¹s Seminary & University, The National Aquarium of Baltimore, and the Archdiocese of Baltimore¹s Board of Financial Administration. He formerly served as a Director of Colgate University, The Gunston Day School, the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Notre Dame Preparatory School, Provident Bank, and the Towson Development Corporation.

Mike Batza received his B.A. in Economics from Colgate University.

Phone:  (410) 769-6100
Email: mbatza@hpimd.com
    Jim Railey
    President & CEO / Partner

    Jim began his career in real estate with Stonebridge Development Company as a principal and property manager in 1994. At Stonebridge, he was involved in residential land development, apartment rehabilitation and management, office development and leasing. In addition, to the Stonebridge portfolio, he managed the Chelsea House condominium office building for Heritage Properties, Inc.

    Jim joined Heritage Properties, Inc. in 1997 as a property and leasing manager. In 1999, Jim was promoted to Vice President, Asset Management at which time he became responsible for property management and leasing for the entire Heritage portfolio. In 2006, Jim was promoted to President and COO, a position he held for ten years before being elevated to Chief Executive Officer in 2015.

    Jim received his B.A. from Gettysburg College, a M.Ed. from Lynchburg University and is a 2010 graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s Leadership program.

      Christopher J. Morris
      Executive Vice President / Partner

      Chris joined Heritage Properties in 1999 after serving as a property manager for Stagwell Limited Partnership, a division of Heritage Properties, for three years. Prior to this experience, Chris served as a district sales manager for McCormick & Co. for the New York metropolitan area.

      Chris began his career at Heritage managing the Chelsea House condominium office building in Crofton, Maryland. In 1999, his responsibilities expanded to include the construction supervision of Krispy Kreme Doughnut stores in the Baltimore area.

      Chris received his B.A. from McDaniel College (Formerly Western Maryland College) and his Masster’s in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.

        Carl D. Reinke
        COO / Partner

        Carl joined Heritage Properties, Inc. in April, 2007 as the Assistant Building Manager. In January of 2009, Carl was promoted to Buildings Manager for the Heritage Portfolio of approximately 2,000,000 square feet.

        Originally from New York, Carl worked as a Project Manager for Henry Restoration Ltd. He specialized in restoring historic land marks on Long Island. Carl also spent his free time volunteering as a youth lacrosse coach.

        He is an active member of the Buildings Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) as well as the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).

        Carl received his B.A. from Gettysburg College.

          Katy Haney, CPA
          Executive Vice President of Finance / Partner

          Katy has over 25 years of accounting and finance experience. Katy brings a wealth of financial and accounting experience in several industries including commercial real estate, residential real estate and most recently in the information technology industry. Katy has worked for publicly traded companies, limited liability companies and partnerships.

          Katy joined us in 2017 and serves as the senior financial officer managing the accounting and finance function for Heritage Properties and its affiliates. Prior to this, Katy was the Director of Finance for Presidio Networked Solutions.

          Katy received her B.S. in Finance from George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia and holds the Certified Public Accountant designation.

          Phone:  (410) 769-6105
          Email: KHaney@hpimd.com
            Dennis McKernan, CPA
            Vice President, Controller

            Dennis recently joined Heritage Properties in February, 2016. He has over thirty years of finance and accounting experience from a wide range of companies both large and small. He most recently had a leadership role for 13 years as Carton Donofrio Partner’s CFO.

            Previously, he was Vice President and Controller for The Hunter Group, a leading business software consulting firm. He played an important role when Hunter was sold to a Boston-based IT solutions company for $158 million. He has also held the position of Assistant Controller for Houston-based Wetmore and Co. and Director of Finance and Accounting at Southwestern Bell Printing Co. and Gulf Printing Co. He started his career with Exxon.

            Dennis graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore with a B.S in Business and holds the Certified Public Accountant designation.

              Mike Railey
              Associate | Development And Acquisitions

              Mike joined Heritage Properties in the spring of 2023 to lead the company’s development and acquisitions efforts. Prior to Heritage, he spent seven years working in corporate development and consultative roles at the Advisory Board Company, Amazon and Microsoft. He advised on M&A opportunities (leading due diligence efforts), strategic investments, and organizational improvements for both internal efforts and external clients.

              Mike enjoys spending his free time golfing and rooting on the Baltimore Ravens, Orioles and Washington Capitals.

              Mike received his B.A. from Colgate University in 2016 and his Master of Business Administration from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business in 2023.

                Terri Shoemaker
                Accounts Payable Administrator

                Terri joined Heritage Properties in 1994 after working for several years in the residential service industry. She has a certificate in accounting with experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable and over 35 years of experience in various aspects of office procedures.

                  Eric Milbourn, CPA
                  Senior Accountant

                  Eric brings over 5 years of public accounting experience to the HPI team, with a specialization in auditing and preparing financial statements for clients in the real estate and construction industries.

                  Eric joined us in 2022 and serves as the senior accountant for Heritage Properties and its affiliates. Prior to this, Eric was a Senior Audit Associate at SC&H Group.

                  He received his B.A. in Economics from Kenyon College and holds the Certified Public Accountant (“CPA”) designation.

                    Julia Derry-Sanders
                    Lease Administrator

                    Julia joined Heritage Properties in September 2019 as Lease Administrator after working in the Banking industry for 15 years in positions from Executive Assistant to Compliance. She has training in Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and completed courses with BAI Banking Institute.

                      Darlene King
                      Receptionist/Maintenance Coordinator
                        Eric Marcus
                        Assistant Controller

                        Eric joined Heritage Properties in February, 2024. He comes with 14 years of finance and accounting experience in public accounting and healthcare, having spent the last 5 years as a manager in financial reporting at the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS). During his time at UMMS he managed the accounting for three hospital systems and two joint ventures.

                        Additionally, he provided support during two major economic resource planning (ERP) upgrades by creating and developing tools to help improve the efficiency of the internal financial reporting department and ensuring the accuracy of historic data from the previous ERP systems. Before that he was an audit manager, overseeing a portfolio of government and non-profit clients with net assets greater than $50 billion and Federal grant funding of more than $10million.

                        Eric graduated Cum Laude from Towson University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant.

                          Lorrie Mazzara
                          Property Manager

                          Lorie joined Heritage Properties in July 2020 as a Buildings Manager. Lorie Mazzara brings a strong background in property management to Heritage, with over a decade of experience in the field. Most recently she worked as Property Manager at Lincoln Property Company where she was responsible for overseeing a portfolio of multiple office campuses and industrial parks. At Heritage, she oversees all property management efforts across our North Carolina portfolio.

                          Lorie is a Certified Manager of Commercial Properties and holds a broker’s license in the state of North Carolina.

                            Braden Simmons
                            Acquisitions & Development

                            Braden joined Heritage Properties in 2023 after spending the previous summer interning for the Heritage team. Braden graduated from Elon University in 2023 where he studied Finance and Accounting.

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