Our Core Values
- Passion for our Clients, both Owners and Residents – We demonstrate a “customer first” attitude in our decisions and actions when responding to our customers. In addition, we want our property owners to be involved in matters that impact their property.
- Teamwork – We have created a trusting, open environment in which employees are expected to perform at their best. Our team creates a strong morale by having accountability, sharing successes, fostering open dialogue and giving positive recognition.
- Quality – We’re committed to having superior properties within our management portfolio. It is the desirability of our rental properties that will attract qualified, long-term residents.
- Utilize Technology – We continue to utilize technology in order to improve our operations. As a more efficient and technically strong company, we can reduce overhead and also create more convenient preferences for our property owners and residents.
Our Support Staff
Stacy Allison, CAM – Director of Operations
Stacy is responsible for the overall operations of all rental properties and communities. She has over 14 years in the real estate development and management fields. In addition to supervising Berkshire’s staff, she is directly involved with financial budgets, performance goals and property marketing strategies. Stacy graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science. Additionally, she holds a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License and a Florida Community Association Managers license.
Stacy is also an active member in the American Business Women’s Association – Downtown Lakeland Chapter and a current board member for the Bay Area Apartment Association. Stacy is married to her husband, Bobby, and they have two rescue dogs, Chance and Diesel. In her spare time, Stacy enjoys traveling, cruising and volunteering within her local community.
Christie Anderson – Property Manager
Christie has over 10 years in the real estate industry, both residential and commercial. Her primary duties are showing vacant properties, screening potential clients, preparing lease paperwork, collecting rents and responding to tenant requests. In addition, Christie also maintains the company’s website and utilizing social media networks for marketing vacant properties. Christie also holds a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License.
Christie is a native resident of Lakeland, Florida. Christie has been married to her husband, Scott for over 10 years and they have three children, Brock, Bryce and Brady. She enjoys watching her sons play soccer and basketball, shopping and going to the beautiful beaches around Florida.
Erica Drop – Community Manager
Erica is our on-site manager for a 156-unit luxury townhome rental community in Bartow, FL. Her duties include marketing vacant townhomes, executing leasing documents with new residents and promoting her luxury townhomes within the community. Erica entered the multi-family industry just over a year ago and is currently working to obtain her Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License.
Erica is also a native resident of Lakeland, FL. Erica has been married to her husband, Joe for over 13 years and they have one son, Hunter. Erica is actively involved with the Polk County Youth Fair and George Jenkins High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization. Erica is also the current Fundraising Chair for the American Business Women’s Association – Downtown Lakeland Chapter. In her free time, Erica loves to cook and host family and friend gatherings at her home.
Vicki Minter – Leasing Specialist
Vicki is the newest member of our leasing team. She is primary stationed at our luxury townhome community in Bartow, FL, however she enjoys jumping in to assist at all of our beautiful communities and rental homes. Vicki’s duties include meeting with prospective renters, taking maintenance requests from residents, screening applicants and provide additional support to staff members.
Vicki is originally from West Virginia, but made Lakeland her home several years ago. She is married to her husband Matt, and they have two daughters, Jessica and Cassie. Vicki enjoys riding her motorcycle, vacationing in the Appalachian Mountains and volunteering at local charities.
Carlos Lopez – Maintenance Technician
Carlos has a combined experience of 10 years within the new construction and multifamily housing industries. His primary tasks include scheduling and performing maintenance repairs at properties, coordinating repairs with trade services, keeping rehab projects on a specific timeline/budget and turning vacant properties back to rent ready status.
Carlos was raised in his native country of Honduras. He enjoys playing and training others in soccer. Carlos is married to his wife, Dilsia, and they have two children and two dogs.
Hunter Robinson – Maintenance Technician
Hunter is the newest and youngest member of our maintenance team! He is a graduate from George Jenkins High School and has over two years of experience in the construction and multifamily housing industries. His primary task is turning vacant properties back to rent ready status, but Hunter is quick to assist on any maintenance related tasks and he is eager to learn more about the multi-family industry.
Hunter has a German Australian Shepherd that he loves to train and spend time with. He likes to spend most of his time outdoors fishing, shooting, riding four wheelers or camping but overall spending time with his family and friends.