Mark Massey, President, CPA, CPM
Mark Massey has been dedicated to the real estate industry for nearly 30 years. Throughout this time he has gained an extensive expertise in real estate management, analysis, financing and marketing. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Colorado Real Estate Broker and Certified Property Manager®. The designation of Certified Property Manager (CPM) is awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and only to those individuals who have met rigorous requirements in the areas of education and experience.
In addition to his professional credentials, Mr. Massey has advised many people on personal real estate investments and had an article titled, “Qualifying the QI” published in the Journal of Property Management.
Mr. Massey’s personal mission is to help his clients make informed and well advised decisions regarding the purchase, management and sale of real estate.
Gillian Bliss, General Manager and Broker Associate
Gillian has been a member of the team at Evergreen Property Management, Inc. since April 2004. As General Manager, Gillian heads up a team of very talented maintenance technicians and extremely supportive office team.
Gillian is originally from Manchester England where she worked for the English government for 18 years defending commercial and residential property valuations at local tribunals. She loves spending time outdoors with her family, reading and knitting.
Mikayla Morrison, Human Resources Manager
Mikayla joined the Evergreen team in November of 2016. She is a student in the College of Natural Sciences at Colorado State University, working towards an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Clinical and Counseling Psychology and a minor in Criminology. Mikayla loves to help others in whatever ways she can, and someday hopes to work with at-risk youth in her community. When she’s not studying or working, Mikayla enjoys spending time with her friends and family, reading, and hiking.
Ben Akers, Business Development Specialist
Ben began working for Evergreen in the spring of 2010 as a seasonal groundskeeper/landscaper. Ben graduated from Colorado State University in the fall of 2013 with his degree in business administration. When he’s not working, Ben loves spending his time outdoors backpacking, snowboarding, mountain biking, and anything that keeps him active.
Matthew Freeman, Business Resources
Matthew joined the Evergreen team in January of 2018. Originally from central Illinois, Matthew decided to attend College at Colorado State University where he is working on an undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in English as well as Legal Studies. Matthew plans to attend law school someday, where he hopes to become a lawyer. In his free time Matthew enjoys hiking and skiing with friends and family across the state of Colorado.
Brianna Esparza, Accounting Manager
Brianna joined the Evergreen team in January of 2012. She graduated from the University of Phoenix in February of 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. When not at work, she enjoys shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family. Brianna is a key member of our accounting department, and is ready to help whenever needed.
Rya Fredrick, Accounting Assistant
Rya is a proud native of Fort Collins Colorado. In her free time she enjoys going on adventures, crushing goals at the gym, boating, and snowboarding. She has two rescued wiener dogs! She is currently working on pursuing a career in real estate. She is full of life and would love to make a change for better in the world. Rya loves spreading positivity and good vibes. She likes to joke around and make people laugh as much as possible. It’s the little things in life that make life so great!
LEASING AND MANAGEMENT:
Katie Rose, Leasing Manager
Katie joined the Evergreen team in February of 2015. She is a great multi-tasker who loves tackling the new challenges of everyday office life! Katie is a graduate of Colorado State University (Go Rams!) and earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Development and Family Studies. Being in Fort Collins for 4 years now, she has come to know the town and its surroundings very well, so feel free to ask her about some good hiking trails in and around town!
Jamie J. Johnson, Leasing Associate
Jamie started with Evergreen in August of 2016. She graduated from Colorado State University after studying Human Development and Family Studies, in addition to Spanish during her college years. She became fluent in Spanish five years ago, which has translated into a love for many other cultures! Therefore, she adores traveling and salsa dancing, in addition to horseback riding and singing!
Sharon Akers, Leasing Associate
Sharon joined the Evergreen team in April 2017. Originally from Nebraska, she has called Colorado home for several years. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from Colorado State University After working in the Human Services field, she now enjoys showing our variety of properties to prospective residents. In her free time, Sharon likes quilting, crafts of all sorts, hiking, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Cassidy Koolmees, Leasing Associate
Cassidy joined the Evergreen Team in June of 2017. She graduated with two bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Sociology from Colorado State University in May, and plans to attend graduate school to receive a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology and Law. In her free time, Cassidy loves to read, spend time outdoors with friends and her Sigma Alpha Iota fraternity sisters, play video games, and make music.
Sarah Batt, Leasing Associate
Sarah joined our leasing team in May of 2017. She is passionate about customer service and enjoys learning from the challenges that come with property management. She graduated from CSU with a Bachelor’s in Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism with a concentration in Parks and Protected Area Management. She was born and raised in Fort Collins and can’t see herself living anywhere else (except maybe an island in the Caribbean!). She spends as much time as possible outdoors on our beautiful hiking trails and enjoys teaching others about the precious natural resources that surround us.
Gabby Garcia, Leasing Associate
Gabby started with Evergreen in October 2017. She was born in California and moved to Colorado 9 years ago. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family. She is very passionate about make-up and plans to own a business as a Make-up artist. She also loves competing in the body building industry and personally competes in the bikini class. She enjoys helping others and doing the best she can to help people when it is needed.
Heather Snyder, Marketing Director
Heather began working as a member of the Evergreen Maintenance Team in September 2013, and has proved to be very dedicated to helping our residents with any issue they may encounter while renting from Evergreen. She spent some time as the Maintenance Services Coordinator, the Property Maintenance Inspector, and the Maintenance Manager. By moving to the leasing department, she will continue to learn about all aspects of property management. Her goal is to become a real estate agent in the next few years and to continue to help our residents and prospective residents have a smooth and pleasant experience with Evergreen Property Management, Inc. In her free time, Heather enjoys hiking, motorcycles and spending as much time as possible with her family exploring everything this state has to offer. While Colorado is a big change from her home state of Florida, she feels that Colorado is where she has always belonged.
Dawn Fuentes, Residential Management Associate
Dawn Fuentes joined our leasing team in January 2015 to represent our Weld and Larimer properties. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Human Rehabilitation Services Degree and a minor in Psychology. Dawn enjoys traveling, reading books, and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Christine Contreras, Residential Services Coordinator
Christine started working at Evergreen in early November 2017. Aside from working at Evergreen, she works a second job on the weekends as a Caregiver and has been for 3 years! She loves being outdoors, playing sports, going to the gym, staying active and spending time with her family and friends. She is an NPC Figure bodybuilding competitor and has been competing for 3 years now. Her passion is in health/fitness and helping others, striving to motivate and inspire them to discover and achieve their true potential in life! Christine is also a certified online coach/personal trainer/nutritionist for Atlas Nutrition. She enjoys setting goals for herself, working hard and achieving every single one of them!
Marc Teets, Residential Services Coordinator
Marc joined the Evergreen team in April of 2018. After moving to Arizona and graduating with a degree in audio engineering, Marc moved back to Colorado to work in sales and education in the retail music industry. Marc later followed in his family’s footsteps when given an opportunity at Evergreen to work in real estate and property management. With his strong background in customer service, Marc enjoys working with people and helping in any way he can. In his free time you can find Marc in his teaching studio giving drum lessons, or out on the town attending a concert at a local venue.
PROPERTY SERVICES GROUP:
The Maintenance Department is busy all year round but we are never too busy to hear from our residents with suggestions on how to improve our service or our properties.
Our goals are:
To provide a high standard of workmanship.
To carry out repairs in a timely manner.
For our staff members to always be polite and courteous to our residents.
To meet the specific needs of our owners.
The maintenance team has grown considerably over the years. Most of the maintenance work is now dealt with in-house which gives us greater control over the service which we provide to our residents and owners. The maintenance team now consists of five office members, eight maintenance technicians, one cleaning associate and two groundskeepers.
Caleb Stitzel, Maintenance Manager
Caleb joined the Evergreen team in May of 2016. He graduated from Coe College the summer of 2014 with degrees in political science and sociology. Originally from Fort Collins, Caleb has recently returned from the West Coast. In his spare time, Caleb enjoys cooking, reading, and hiking.
Sara Seitz, Maintenance Department Administrator
Sara joined the Evergreen Team in March 2016. She graduated from CSU with a Bachelor’s in Zoology in 2010. She met her husband shortly after and has called Fort Collins home ever since. She loves exploring the surrounding wild places and enjoys the amazing food and drink this town has to offer. In her free time, Sara enjoys writing, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family and small pack of furry children.
Karen Baker, Residential Maintenance Operations Administrator
Karen joined the Evergreen Team in February, 2016. Karen moved here from Vermont in 2008 after she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in General Music. She spends her days off hiking and playing with her Golden Retriever. She is an avid photographer and loves photographing this beautiful state. She has a passion for dogs so if you meet her, she may just have a treat in her pocket for your pooch.
Steven Batt, Residential Maintenance Inspector
Steven Batt joined the Evergreen team in November of 2016. After working in the retail music industry for nearly 8 years, Steven decided to join Evergreen to learn more about property management and real estate. Born and raised in Fort Collins, he enjoys playing guitar, fishing, mountain biking and skiing in his spare time.
Sergio Rushing, Residential Maintenance Inspector
Sergio began working for Evergreen Property Management in March of 2016. He was born in Los Angeles, California and moved to Paonia, Colorado when he was two. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Education in 2014. Sergio takes pride in being an educator and enjoys working with kids. Mentoring youth both as students and as young adults is something he considers to be influential to his life and his career. Sergio enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and playing sports with his friends and his girlfriend, he also enjoys the simplicities of life such as reading, traveling, and exercising.
Jessica Boettiger, Maintenance Services Coordinator
Jessica joined the Evergreen Team in November of 2017. After 6 years in the pursuance of Culinary Arts, Jessica has found another passion in Real Estate and hopes to one day be a certified agent. When not pursuing her career goals, Jessica enjoys being active outdoors, curling up with her dog and a good book, and cooking for the loved ones in her life.
Ashlie Helgeland, Maintenance Finance Administrator
Ashlie joined the Evergreen team in January of 2018. She is currently a senior at Colorado State University working towards a degree in Psychology with a Clinical and Counseling concentration. In the future she hopes to find a permanent career in which she can help others every day. Ashlie also loves to be creative and runs her own small photography business specializing in lifestyle and couples’ photography. She enjoys living an active lifestyle and is always working towards her fitness goals!
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN I’S:
Jacob Ward, Landscape and Maintenance Technician I
Jacob graduated from Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska with a degree in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. He enjoys working with people and being outside. When not at work, you can find Jacob fly fishing, tying flies, reading, snowshoeing, backpacking, and working on bicycles. He loves spending time with his wife and his dog, Banjo.
Enrique Cañales, Landscape and Maintenance Technician I
Bio coming soon!
Kade Clark, Landscape and Maintenance Technician I
Kade started with Evergreen in September of 2017. The skills he uses every day at work for Evergreen come from work and life experience, including lots of time spent on a farm, motorcycle and car projecting. Outside of his job, he hunts, fishes, and enjoys movies.
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN II’S:
Kurt Drain, Maintenance Technician II
Kurt has lived in Fort Collins for 25+ years after moving from Nebraska in 1990. He’s a self-described honest and hardworking person who takes great pride in getting results. Kurt is very excited to be on the Evergreen team and looks forward to using his installation and customer service experience to tackle any maintenance issues.
When not at work, Kurt enjoys the vast Colorado outdoors, including riding his mountain bike, white water kayaking, backpacking, camping and snowshoeing. He also enjoys riding Motocross and working on his motorcycle.
Steven Dilger, Maintenance Technician II
Steve, a Colorado native, has 10+ years in construction management. He came to Evergreen in June 2016 with excitement to lend his experience to get the job completed and satisfy the customer. In his free time he enjoys fishing, hunting, and camping with his wife and 2 daughters. When the weather doesn’t cooperate he likes tinkering in the garage and woodworking.
Ron Wood, Maintenance Technician II
Ron started working for Evergreen in January of 2017. From 1996 until becoming a part of our team this year, he operated his own siding business which in 2004 transitioned to a remodeling company. Ron spends his hours outside the office enjoying all things outdoors and spending time with his family and friends.
Dustin McElhaney, Maintenance Technician II
Dustin has roots in “Tornado Alley” Moore, Oklahoma. He’s lived in Colorado for 13 years. Happily married for 26 years, and having raised two boys, his family enjoys life in the Rocky Mountains. He loves hiking, fishing, and his 13 year old lab Maddie! Having 23 years’ experience in construction and maintenance, he is always looking for ways to expand his skill set.
Blake Howard, Maintenance Technician II
Blake graduated from Colorado State University in 2013 with a degree in psychology and biomedical sciences. In his free time, he plays with his Australian Shepherd and spends time with his friends and family. His love for the outdoors is a big part of his life: playing ultimate Frisbee, volleyball or tennis, hiking around Colorado, snowboarding and longboarding.
Randy Mondragon, Maintenance Technician II
Randy, a Colorado Native, graduated from Colorado State University in 2015 with a degree in Health and Exercise Science. He is very excited to join the Evergreen team and to be back in Ft. Collins. When not at work, Randy enjoys the outdoors with family and friends and hanging out in the garage working on various projects.
Chantel Loya, Cleaning Associate
Chantel began working at evergreen in 2017. She has 15 years’ experience in the cleaning industry. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her three boys and working on cars with her husband. Her future goals include becoming a nurse and traveling.
Cathy Muir, Cleaning Associate
We are happy to welcome Cathy back to Evergreen! She has 10 years’ experience in cleaning services. She is a mother to 3 young children and spends her free time doing fun things with them such as going to amusement parks, bowling, and hiking.