OptimizE your existing CRE Investments
At Trout Daniel & Associates we are committed to long-term management partnerships. We have everything you need to transition away from the burden of management and/or maximize the return on your CRE investment.
Our team is very experienced navigating even the most complex and fragmented ownership situations and family trust properties. Our management team is on-call 24/7 to ensure your property thrives.
- Financial administration and reporting
- Surveillance and security
- Operations oversight
- Marketing and social strategy
- Property maintenance
- Accountant, attorney, architect and engineer consultation
Recent Management Success
SHOPPING CENTER REJUVENATION
After taking over the West 2 Shopping Center, we worked closely with the owners to make significant upgrades to the 1955 vintage center.
Over a several year period, we installed new lighting, revitalized the rear service area, resurfaced and restriped the parking lot, and designed and installed an affordable surveillance system.
All of these improvements were completed over the first few years and have led to several new tenants with significant increases in income for the owners.
URBAN SHOPPING CENTER FORENSIC ACCOUNTING
Trout Management assumed physical and fiscal management of a 41,000 sq. ft center in Baltimore City, having been notified of the opportunity just days before the new owner took the title.
For reasons still unknown, the seller refused to provide necessary revenue information, and in fact expropriated some of the funds that properly should have gone to the buyer.
Trout Management spent countless hours in forensic accounting in order to reconstruct the necessary records and was instrumental in supporting the buyer’s attorney in an ultimately successful action against the seller.
GROCERY STORE TURNED COLLEGE CAMPUS
The owners of Randallstown Plaza in Northwest Baltimore
County faced a difficult challenge when a major grocery chain decided to pull its smaller stores in the market place.
Left without an anchor, the community–oriented retail center saw an opportunity to create a sub campus for the Community College of Baltimore County.
TD&A worked with local and state government and the college directors to put together a team of architects and contractors to create a LEED Silver certified project that opened on time and on budget.
Meet Our Property Management Experts
Jerry has represented national and regional retailers across the Mid-Atlantic region, including General Mills Restaurant Group, Domino’s Pizza, Dollar General, Papa John’s Pizza and more.
Before joining TD&A, Jerry worked as an assistant field supervisor for Shaffer Gordon, where he oversaw the construction of the three-anchor Dover Mall project in Dover, Delaware.
Jerry is currently a licensed real estate associate broker in Maryland and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Arthur Putzel, CPA
Principal & Broker
Art’s diverse background helps drive TD&A’s comprehensive CRE approach. Art is a licensed broker in six jurisdictions (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV), a CPA and a former deputy director for Economic Development in Baltimore County.
When not at work, Art is a board member for the American Red Cross and for the Itineris Foundation, which provides life and career support services for adults on the autism spectrum.
Art’s education includes a BS in Economics and a BS in Urban Studies from MIT and a MS in Urban Planning from Johns Hopkins University.
Michael E. Miller, CSM
Mike has been working in the operations side of the commercial property management for more than 30 years.
Mike holds a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM) designation, a professional certification from the International Council of Shopping Centers, the preeminent trade and professional group of the retail real estate industry.
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Rachel oversees the bookkeeping and lease administration for TD&A. Prior to joining our team, she worked for Equitable Trust Mortgage Corp. managing their loans and funding.
Rachel graduated from The John Carroll School in 2002 and continued her studies at Harford Community College. She enjoys teaching dance in the evenings with a local REC program.
Peter comes to TD&A with meaningful experience from internships in the Commercial Real Estate industry, as well as his specialized degree in Real Estate and Economic Development from the University of Baltimore. Peter has had exposure to Section 8 compliance and private equity operations, however he is excited to carve out his niche in TD&A’s Office & Industrial Group working hard to develop new clientele while diligently representing the interests of TD&A’s existing client roster. Peter looks forward to being one of the top Associates in the market.
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