Michael J. Darby

Principal, Founder

Tested, Proven, and Trusted.

Our senior executive team’s deep experience, reputation for challenging the conventions of traditional real estate, and record of success are why our investment partners turn to Monument Realty for creative approaches in development, management, leasing, and sales.

Douglas D. Olson

Executive Vice President

F. Russell Hines

President

Roger B. Carlson

Executive Vice President,
Retail

Joshua A. Olsen

Executive Vice President

Behind a Great Company, a Great Team.

Alexandra Girgenti (Ali)

Property Manager

As a property manager at Monument Realty, Ali is responsible for all aspects of managing the day-to-day tenant relations, operations, and financial activities for assigned portfolio assets, ranging from Class-A commercial office buildings to urban and community retail centers.  Ali works to maintain the value of each property to meet the sustainability goals and meet the standards and values of Monument Realty.

Ali has a Bachelor of  Science in Marketing Management from Virginia Tech.

Hometown: Alexandria, VA
Favorite building in the world: Louvre
Favorite sound: Ocean waves

Angela Mayle

Angela Mayle (Angie)

Controller

Angie Mayle has been with Monument Realty since 1999 and is the head of our accounting department, overseeing all accounting functions from the daily operations to the monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and filings. One of the company’s longest-serving employees, Angie has been involved in the accounting for every project in our portfolio. Additionally, she handles human resources and related items such as payroll and insurance.

Angie has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Maryland.

Hometown: Charlotte Hall, MD
Favorite movie: Princess Bride
Favorite word: Awesome
Drink of choice: Dr. Pepper

Angela (Angie) Mayle
Anthony William Barton

Anthony Barton (Tony)

Senior Vice President of Construction

As a senior vice president of construction at Monument Realty, Anthony oversees the construction and pre-development of several projects at Monument Realty, including residential and commercial projects in Washington, DC. His responsibilities include managing the day-to-day activities required for the design, permitting, construction, and sale/lease of Monument's high-quality real estate construction projects.

Anthony’s industry memberships and affiliations include the Washington Building Congress (WBC) and the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). He is LEED certified and also has a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Penn State University.

Hometown: Minersville, PA
Favorite place visited: Zion National Park
Favorite word: Q.E.D.
What my neon sign would say: Please convert to LED

Anthony (Tony) Barton
Anthony Luce

Anthony Luce (AJ)

Vice President of Development

AJ Luce brings nearly two decades of experience, local knowledge, and connections to Monument Realty. As the Vice President of Development, AJ's day-to-day involves sourcing and executing real estate developments through the entire deal cycle. Since starting at Monument Realty, AJ has been heavily involved with The Shaw, Riverside Square, V Street, 900 Fleet Street, among various other projects. Simultaneously, AJ has been pursuing several other promising ventures.

AJ earned his Master of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University and is an active member of the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and Washington D.C.’s Real Estate Group.

Hometown: Great Falls, VA
Favorite building in the world: Capitol Building, DC
Hidden talent: Can juggle.
Favorite word: Yes

Anthony (AJ) Luce
Danny Brooker

Danny Brooker

Director of Retail Acquisitions

Danny Brooker leads the efforts to build Monument Retail’s Urban Retail Acquisition Plan portfolio, purchasing retail assets throughout different sub-markets of Washington, DC. He also represents private clients in the acquisition and disposition of single tenant net lease property throughout the country.

Danny has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from George Washington University.

Hometown: Windsor, England
Favorite place to visit in DC: Georgetown Waterfront
Favorite sound: Golf ball going into the hole
Best known in the office for: Wearing bright socks

Edmund Hott

Edmund Hott (Sam)

Engineering Manager

Sam Hott has been in the industry since 1981 and joined Monument Realty in 2005. As engineering manager, he oversees all building engineers as well as third-party engineering contracts. Sam is also involved in tenant build-outs and works closely with construction managers on new projects to review plans for any work or alterations made to the buildings.

Sam is a designated Washington, DC 3rd-Class Stationary Steam Engineer.

Hometown: Romney, WV
Most inspired by: His dad
Wouldn’t leave home without: Telling his wife he loves her
What my neon sign would say: Always in!

Edmund (Sam) Hott

Emily Lilly

Senior Associate

As an associate at Monument Realty, Emily is responsible for organizing office operations and procedures. Emily ensures that Monument Realty’s teams have everything they need to do their jobs efficiently and effectively. Along with administrative duties, Emily also supports Monument Realty’s accounting, development, property management, marketing and IT teams with special projects. Emily also manages all internal communication and event planning.

A graduate from Moorpark College, Emily has an Associate Degree in mathematics. Prior to joining Monument Realty, Emily gained experience in office and restaurant management, database management, engineering systems management and IT management.

Hometown: Glen Falls, NY
Fun fact: Was an international judo competitor
Most inspired by: My grandfather
Favorite place visited: Stockholm

Herbert Martinez (Herbie)

Chief Engineer

Herbert (Herbie) Martinez joined Monument Realty after almost 20 year of experience in the industry working with multiple organization including C.B. Richard Ellis and Johnson Controls, Inc. Herbie’s responsibilities as the chief engineer include managing the engineering and building operations,  punch-out inspections, and on-site construction. With his team, he also coordinates base building renovations, improvements, repairs, and special projects.

Herbie holds a Universal CFC, as well as General Certificates in Engineering and Air Conditioning & Refrigeration.

Hometown: Bronx, NY
Favorite place you have traveled: Tenerife, Canary Islands off the coast of Spain
Hidden talent: Professional Trombonist specializing in Salsa Music
Best known in the office for: My bubbly personality

Jessica Alvarez

Director of Marketing

As the director of marketing for Monument Realty, Jessica is responsible for the corporate and property marketing for Monument Realty’s portfolio throughout the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC markets. She collaboratively works with all departments within Monument Realty to ensure cohesive messaging, marketing, and branding throughout the organization and its property assets.

Jessica brings experience in property management and commercial real estate, where she fostered result-oriented integrated marketing communication campaigns and developed and nurtured brands among multi-culture audiences.

Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Florida International University and a Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communications from Georgetown University.

Hometown: Miami, FL
Favorite movie: Top Gun
Favorite place visited: South Africa

Juan Anaya

Juan Anaya

Building Engineer

Juan Anaya is a lead building engineer at Monument Realty, responsible for the operation and maintenance of our 100 M Street commercial property.

Hometown: Laurel, MD
Favorite place visited: Cathedral of Santa Ana, El Salvador
Favorite sound: The ocean at night
Wouldn’t leave home without: Coffee

Kenneth Meile

Kenneth Meile (Ken)

Vice President of Construction

As the Vice President of Construction, Ken is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities required for the design, permitting, construction, and sale/lease of high-quality real estate construction projects. Some examples among the many projects Ken has managed are Columbia Center, 2055 L Street, Executive Plaza, 225 North Calvert Street, Avidian, and One M.

Hometown: Wheaton, MD
Favorite building in the world: Empire State Building
Favorite sound: An outboard motor starting
Best known in the office for: Initiating great conversations

Kenneth (Ken) Meile

Kevin McCormick

Construction Manager

As a Construction Manager, Kevin oversee the construction process of Monument’s commercial and residential developments, from the initial design process through the sale or leasing of the building. Kevin works closely with Monument’s development and acquisitions teams, as well as architects and contractors in order to assist in the design process and budget development. Kevin’s day-to-day responsibilities include managing the budget, design, construction schedule, and permitting process for each development.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University.

Hometown: Laytonsville, MD
Favorite building in the world: The Colosseum
Favorite artist: Frank Sinatra
Drink of choice: Old Fashioned

Killian O’Brien

Acquisitions Associate

Killian O'Brien works with Monument Realty’s acquisitions team to source and execute real estate developments and acquisitions through the entire deal cycle. Killian focuses on financial analysis and underwriting, as well as conducting market research to determine the feasibility of potential deals. He has worked on several Monument Realty projects, including 900 Fleet Street, Chinatown Residential and Office, and Bloom MV.

Killian has a Bachelor of Arts in History from The University of Notre Dame, as well as an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
Favorite building in the world: The Pantheon
Favorite place visited: Rome

Killian O'Brien

Lewis Kelley

Acquisitions Associate

Lewis Kelley works with Monument Realty’s acquisitions team to source and execute real estate developments and acquisitions through the entire deal cycle. Lewis focuses on financial analysis and underwriting, as well as conducting market research to determine the feasibility of potential deals. Throughout his time at Monument, he has worked on several projects, including Riverside Square, 900 Fleet Street, and a number of Class-A commercial office properties.

Lewis has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Syracuse University, as well as an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Favorite building in the world: The Chrysler Building
Favorite place visited: New Zealand

Lewis Kelley

Mark Pratt

Chief Engineer

As the chief engineer at Monument Realty, Mark's responsibilities include the engineering and building operations, building owner punch-out inspections, and the commissioning, starting up, and managing of on-site construction. With his team, he also coordinates base building renovations, improvements, repairs, and special projects. Mark brings broad experience in construction and engineering to his role as chief engineer.

Hometown: Prince William County, VA
Favorite place to visit in DC: The Air and Space Museum
Wouldn’t leave home without: A flashlight
Best known in the office for: Being a problem solver

Natalie Hasney

Natalie Hasny

Director of Sales, Associate Broker

Natalie Hasny has served as director of sales for Monument Realty since 2004, managing and executing the sales of more than 1,100 residential transactions totaling over $500 million. As a licensed associate broker in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia, as well as a licensed salesperson in Florida, Natalie is well versed in the operations of the real estate market. Her years in the service industry have provided her a great understanding of the intricacies of making deals and the mechanics of building relationships.

Natalie's extensive network of contacts in the real estate industry and related services enable her to bring the highest level of comprehensive real estate services to clients. Properties she has successfully sold at Monument Realty include The Watergate, The Odyssey, Chase at Bethesda, and Potomac Place.

Natalie has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Maryland.

Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Favorite place to visit in DC: The Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art
Favorite word: Prosperity
Drink of choice: Champagne

Rich Sillery

Retail Associate

As a member of Monument’s retail division, Rich Sillery works to expand Monument’s Urban Retail Acquisition Plan portfolio through acquisitions, leasing, and private client investment sales representation. With extensive knowledge and experience in guiding clients through acquisitions, dispositions, and 1031 exchanges, Rich assists in identifying potential opportunities, underwriting and closing on retail assets in targeted markets throughout Washington, DC.

Rich has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Union College.

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
Favorite place to visit in DC: Capital One Arena
Favorite movie: Troy
Favorite place visited: San Sebastián, Spain

Robin Spear

Director of Property Management

Robin Spear brings nearly two decades of property management experience to her role at Monument Realty. As Director of Property Management, Robin oversees Monument Realty’s diverse portfolio of office and retail properties to ensure the integrity and value of each asset is in accordance with Monument Realty’s values and standards. She directly oversees the day-to-day operations of the portfolio while monitoring the financial health and performance of each asset.

Robin holds an RPA® designation from the Building and Office Management Institute (BOMI) and is LEED-certified for Building Operations and Maintenance (LEED AP O+M). Robin received her Bachelor of Science from James Madison University.

Hometown: Easton, MD
Favorite building in the world: Sistine Chapel
Favorite sound: The honking sound geese make as they fly

Robin Spear

Ryan Kim

Development Manager

As a development manager at Monument Realty, Ryan is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the development projects, managing through the entire development lifecycle, including entitlement, design, construction, lease-up/stabilization, and capitalization. Ryan works closely with Monument Realty’s in-house acquisitions, construction and leasing teams, and third-party design consultants, contractors, and local municipalities to expand Monument Realty’s portfolio in the Washington, DC market. He brings experience in real estate development, construction management, asset management, and civil engineering to his role.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and is the treasurer of the school’s DC alumni group.

Hometown: Westborough, MA
Favorite building in the world: Fenway Park
Favorite Movie: Hot Rod
Sound or noise you love: Bagpipes

Shubhangi Pethe

Shubhangi Pethe

Accounting Associate

Shubhangi Pethe joined Monument Realty in 2011. As an accounting associate, Shubhangi is responsible for handling monthly accounting functions and payments. Additionally, she answers queries from our team and vendors about billing and payments, and also maintains account related records.

Shubhangi has a Bachelor of Commerce from Garware College of Commerce at Pune University in India.

Hometown: Pune, India
Fun fact: Loves to ride her motor scooter
Favorite word: Namaste
Favorite sound: Birds chirping

Valerie Mnayarji

Retail Associate

As a member of Monument's retail division, Monument Retail, Valerie works to expand the portfolio through acquisitions and leasing. She focuses on dispositions of urban retail assets and expanding new-to-market clients in the DC market. Valerie began her career as a retail analyst at JLL before getting into brokerage. Valerie is skilled at guiding clients through identifying opportunities, underwriting, and closing on retail assets in targeted markets throughout Washington, DC. She holds an active real estate license in Washington D.C. as well as Florida.

Valerie has a Bachelor of Arts in International Economic Relations and Business from American University.

  • Hometown: Longwood, FL
  • Favorite place to visit in DC: Gallery of Art (West Building)
  • Most inspired by: Salvador Dali & Gandhi
  • Favorite Word: Profit
Valerie Mnayarji