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Tony-FittsTony Fitts promoted to Chief Financial Officer

(South Bend, Ind.) – Holladay Properties is pleased to announce that Anthony (Tony) Fitts has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer as of September 1, 2017. He joined Holladay Properties in 2015 as Treasurer and was also recently appointed a Partner of the South Bend, Ind.-based real estate firm.

Tony has over 30 years of real estate finance, asset management, loan workout and development experience, including financing transactions which have utilized low-income housing tax credits, historic tax credits, tax increment financing, and other incentive programs. He started his real estate career as an asset manager with the Prudential Real Estate Group in their Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Chicago offices. Previously he earned his CPA working with Coopers & Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Coopers) as an audit supervisor.
Since joining Holladay, Tony has overseen more than $250 million of financing for new construction projects, as well as the refinancing of existing loans. As CFO, he will be responsible establishing and maintaining relationships with lenders, securing and closing financing commitments for Holladay’s new construction as well as existing projects, treasury management, and managing the accounting department.

Catherine-GarrisonHolladay Properties hires Catherine Garrison as Controller

(South Bend, Ind.) – Holladay Properties has hired Catherine Garrison as Controller for the South Bend corporate accounting department.

Catherine brings over 20 years of experience in the accounting profession to her new role with Holladay. Her responsibilities include overseeing the financial reporting of the assorted property portfolios including month end close, annual audit and tax filings.

Prior to joining Holladay, Catherine was the Division Controller for KIK Custom Products, a manufacturing firm in Elkhart, Ind. She joined Holladay because of the company’s excellent reputation. She is looking forward to the challenge of learning about tax regulations as they relate to real estate transactions, and transitioning from the manufacturing industry to commercial real estate.

Samantha-HaleSamantha Hale joins Holladay’s Indiana Property Management Team

(South Bend, Ind.) – Holladay Properties has a new Property Manager for our South Bend area commercial facility. Samantha Hale has joined the Holladay Properties Indiana Property Management Team.

Prior to joining Holladay, Samantha worked for Matthews LLC, where she worked in commercial property management as well as project management for over five years. She joined the Holladay team looking for a chance to grow her career.

Since joining the team, she has been impressed by the way Holladay continually strives to have their employee’s best interest in mind. Samantha is excited to have a chance to grow professionally with Holladay Properties and learn more about property and project management.