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Del Val Realty & Property Management started in 2006 to meet the needs of the individual homeowner and smaller real estate investors that were not being met by traditional property management companies or realtors. By giving these two groups access to quality property management at a reasonable price with performance guarantees allowed Del Val to grow quickly and become one of the largest property management firms in the Philadelphia area.

Our Team

Del Val is a Realtor member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) following the Code of Ethics and conducting our business in that manner. We are members of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM), an organization of professionals that specialize in the management of single-family homes and small apartments. Del Val is also a member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Our property managers, agents, and staff receive industry specific continuing education and market information.

Michel Lautensack » President, Principal Broker
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Michel Lautensack oversees all aspects of Del Val where he combines his business, financial and marketing skills to help deliver superior results and grow the company. Mike is a licensed real estate agent and principal broker. He is also a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and holds the prestigious Accredited Residential Manager® (ARM®) designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management. Prior to starting Del Val, Mike worked in the corporate world serving as a turnaround consultant and financial manager in the healthcare industry. Schedule a meeting
Mary Ann Brennan » Director of Rental Services
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Mary Ann Brennan is our Director of Rental Services. Working in the Real Estate Industry as a Sales Agent and in Property Management, Mary Ann has a wealth of knowledge and experience which lends to her ability to support every aspect of our company. She works hard to give everyone a personalized experience with Del Val. Mary Ann and her team are committed to giving their best effort each day to ensure that your experience, no matter what your relationship with Del Val, to be the utmost in customer satisfaction and trust.
Alan Silverman » Director of HOA Services
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As Director of HOA services at Del Val Realty & Property Management (Del Val), Alan has over 25 years of experience in real estate management, including managing large apartment communities as well as numerous condominium associations. Mr. Silverman has overseen the HOA portfolio for Del Val for the last five years, managing the substantial growth of the division. Alan grew up locally and knows the area well. He brings value to Del Val as he believes that in order to be a successful property management company, you need to be consistent, reasonable and respectful to all tenants, owners, HOA Associations and their homeowners.
Jim McEachern » Maintenance Director
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As Del Val’s Maintenance Director, Jim oversees and schedules his maintenance team to make repairs to our rental properties. Jim is a hands-on manager in that he visits each property personally. He also prepares quotes for repairs or rehabbing our properties. He also coordinates with local townships and municipalities for licensing and inspections. Jim is well known to our owners as he actively communicates with them about their property and what is best for them.
Terri Ulaner » Marketing Manager
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As the Marketing Coordinator, I use my years of experience, creativity and organizational skills to develop and present our property ads to prospective tenants.  This includes writing and fine tuning the text and bullet points.  I also take great care in picking high impact photos that will help get a better response from potential tenants.   I also make certain all our ads have specific “Key Words” that will help our ads be identified in common searches and bring our ads to a larger audience.  Additionally, I assist the leasing team in doing their job of placing tenants and individuals in new homes, allowing Del Val to develop positive relationships with our tenants and owners!
Alin Bilc » Business Development Director
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Alin Bilc is our Business Development Director where he works with property owners that are thinking about having Del Val manage their investment properties. Alin also helps with training our new leasing agents. Alin has over 10 years of residential leasing & property management experience and has worked in every aspect of the residential property management business. He will become a real estate broker in the next few months. As a contribution to the community,  he also is a passionate volleyball player and a Coach. He is raising his family in Delaware county where he has lived for the past 20 years.
Elisha Heebner » Assistant Director of Rental Services/Property Manager
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Being exposed to the family business, Elisha realized that Real Estate is where her heart lies. Elisha joined Del Val Property Management after her move from Florida to Pennsylvania. With several years in the insurance industry dedicated to commercial property, general liability and specializing in solving corporate problems with expertise and finesse, Elisha transferred that path to all things real estate. From experience as a homeowner to negotiator on complex short sales, relocation, REO's, to new construction & property management, Elisha is the source. Elisha takes her unique skill set, and over ten years of property management experience and makes them work for you. Her purpose is to help her clients achieve their goals and dreams through listening, planning, and taking the action necessary to manage their home. Elisha specializes in property management as many homeowners today need a competent, caring person to handle these affairs for them. Professionally, it is her duty to provide services to her clients with integrity, competence, and confidentiality.
Michael Benedict » Property Manager
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Michael Benedict is one of our newest Property Managers here at Del Val Realty & Property Management (Del Val) – he is a fully licensed Real Estate Agent having received his license in 2015. Originally from the Main Line, Michael spent the last 8 years working in the Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties. He brings with him over 8 years of experience in the property management field; his experiences include renting properties, leasing, maintenance, licensing/inspections, investment portfolio management and over 5 years of Homeowner Association (HOA) Management. Michael strives to use his experience to provide owners and tenants alike with the highest form of customer service that they have come to expect. As he continues to hone his craft and grows within the industry so does his abilities to handle any and all challenges.
Harumi Russell » Property Manager
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Harumi Russell is a dedicated and experienced professional who joined Del Val in April of 2015. She came to Del Val Realty & Property Management with a wealth of experience which includes but is not limited to management, contracts and lease work, accounts payable, scheduling, troubleshooting, work orders, identifying fraud, project and administrative work. Harumi is a very detail-oriented team member with a strong work ethic who delivers best in class customer service every day.
Priscilla Alden-Johnson » Property Manager
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From Bryn Mawr PA, Priscilla brings over 18 years of real estate experience. From residential sales to leasing, Priscilla has done it all. As a property manager, Priscilla shows a unique perspective from her sales side with the ability to collaborate with both the owner and tenant. Priscilla's greatest joy is her son Jeffrey who is currently attending Drexel University as a physics major.
Maureen Garchinsky » Property Manager
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Maureen Garchinsky is a Property Manager at Del Val Realty & Property Management HOA Division and has over 13 years of property management experience in real estate including managing large multi-family housing apartment communities as well as numerous homeowner and condominium associations throughout Philadelphia and surrounding counties.

Maureen grew up locally in Delaware County and now resides in Chester County where a large portion of her portfolio is located. Maureen believes in order to be a successful property manager, you must be able to wear a variation of many hats, have financial stewardship, along with having strong leadership skills and having consistency with your board members, residents, and vendor relations along with compassion for each individual.
Paul Joslin » Property Manager
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Paul Joslin is one of our dedicated HOA property managers. He currently manages 22 of our associations, drawing on the skills he has developed and refined during his nine years in property management. Paul has been with Del Val since the spring of 2018 and offers his vast experience with coordinating/managing property maintenance projects and improvements as well as his fine-tuned people skills and problem-solving acumen. Paul’s confident experience, calm demeanor and communication talents benefit the boards and property owners in the communities he serves.
Pasquale Romanelli » Rental Collections
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Better known as Pat, a proud Italian American, does collections for delinquent tenants. Pat spent most of his adult life working in Center City at Philadelphia Magazine as their Credit Manager. Moving to beautiful Chester County many years ago, Pat became involved in commercial real estate working as an Accounts Receivables Manager for a firm in Bryn Mawr for 15 years until they closed their doors. Pat enjoys his job speaking with tenants to get their accounts current or on payment plans.
Jeanne Jantzi » Front Desk Administrator
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Jeanne has been with Del Val for 3 years. She answers phones and directs the calls to the property managers. Jeanne loves speaking to tenants, owners, and vendors. Prior to Del Val, Jeanne was in the food industry working as a caterer for twenty years. When she is not working , Jeanne takes care of her grandchildren.
Seema Raman » HOA Financial Manager
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Seema brings four years experience in AP, AR. She holds a bachelor degree in Commerce and a Masters Degree in Finance. Seema handles the billing and receivables of the HOA department.