Currently, Patricia B. Felner-Bragano, Lisa Glover and Matthew Felner lead the team of 20 dedicated employees to continue the growth and success of our firm. We're a hands-on facility management company and are dedicated to serving our clients with great customer service.
Pattie has been a part of Felner Corporation since 1983 when Felner Corporation was in its infancy and known as R.S Felner & Son. When her husband and co-founder, David J. Felner, tragically passed away in 2002, she stepped into the role of President to oversee a team of 23 employees and handle all of the facets of the company. Under her watch, Felner Corporation has enjoyed steady growth and expansion into new niches and markets. Today, Pattie is very hands-on with the daily operation of the business, involved in both internal mechanisms and external key accounts. Pattie is backed by an amazing staff and is proud of the company Felner Corporation has become. Pattie has a BS in Economics from Fairfield University, has remarried, and has 5 children and very recently, one grandchild. Pattie and her husband Nick are local to the area and live in Trumbull.
In 1991, Lisa joined Felner Corporation as a Property Manager and soon after assumed the role of Vice President. Since that time, Lisa has been instrumental in initiating and growing the HOA and Condominium division of the company which is currently comprised of 24 HOA's. Additionally, Lisa manages and oversees a team of admin, superintendents, site engineers, maintenance technicians, and day porters. Particularly well versed in compliance, statutory regulation, and CT Condo Law, Lisa also holds an ARM license and is an invaluable asset to Felner Corporation. Lisa studied undergrad at Sacred Heart University and lives in Monroe.
After graduating from Miami University, Ohio in 2010, Matt spent two years living in Chicago working at a logistics brokerage. Eager to embark on an entrepreneurial career in real estate, in 2012, Matthew moved back to CT to carry on the family legacy at Felner Corporation. Since that time, Matt has been serving as a Manager within the organization and is responsible for business development, client relations, general operations, and oversight of both in-house teams as well as external vendors. Matt holds a BS in Economics, a CMCA license, and a CPM designation. Matt currently lives in Trumbull with his wife Erin and their two young children.
Operations and Property Manager
Bolstered by 10 years of experience owning, operating, and managing property along with a successful small business, Nick came on board as a Operations and Property Manager in 2018. Nick oversees the operational pieces of our properties, with oversight of both our in-house building engineers as well as outside contractors. Data driven with a heavy emphasis on efficiencies, Nick spearheads an ongoing effort to streamline preventative maintenance programs, work order flows, and tenant relations. Additionally, Nick serves as primary liaison for Board's and owners. Nick graduated from UCONN with an economics degree and holds a CMCA license. He currently lives in Trumbull with his wife Becca and their soon to be son.
Linda has been the first voice you hear when you call Felner Corp since 1997. Her cheery, caring attitude is legendary and clients often stop by the office just to say hello or meet her in person. Linda has been instrumental in the success of Felner Corporation and has served as the 'face' of the company since shortly after she began. Linda is responsible for dispatching and overseeing both the in-house team as well as the outside trades along with many other functions of the daily operations.
While affectionately known as "The Billing Queen", Brooke is integral to and involved with many aspects of the organization of Felner Corp. Whether it be assisting clients, overseeing and managing the supply division of the company, or handling the clerical mechanisms of the 55 properties, Brooke has it covered. Brooke has been a part of the team since 1998 and is married to another Felner Corp employee, Thomas Juliano. They and their two children currently live in Monroe.
To support the company’s recent growth, Jaime began part time at Felner in early 2019 to assist with all of the administrative and back end office mechanisms. Largely because of an exceptional attention to detail and unparalleled charisma, Jaime joined the team full time with an expanded role. Jaime's responsibilities include vendor and owner compliance, monthly reporting, field coordination, and general admin. A Fairfield native with an education at University of Colorado, Boulder, Jaime lives in Trumbull with her husband and two children.
For 14 years, Orise has assumed the post of controller and bookkeeper for many of the Felner Corporation properties. From accounts payableand monthly financial reporting to more complex CAM work and lease administration, Orise is the braintrust behind the bookkeeping engine of the organization. With additional background in Engineering and Construction Management, Orise also assists with daily operations and has served as an integral value-add to both clients and internally. Orise and her husband Pete, an affiliate of Felner Corp, live closeby in Fairfield.
Starting off at Felner as a maintenance technician in 2011, Hailer's unparalleled physical skillset and client centric personality were the impetus to the formation of a Contracting Division in 2016. Presently, Hailer oversees a team of 6 tradesmen and manages projects ranging from general handyman work to more complex fit-outs and renovations. Under Hailer's watch, Felner Corporation is proud to list institutions such as AIG, Design Within Reach, and Bankwell as client references. Hailer is responsible for estimating, coordinating, and executing whatever the job may entail. Hailer lives with his wife Sandra and his two children in Bridgeport.
Maintenance Manager Team
Our Maintenance Managers are, and always have been, a crucial part of the organization. As a part of it's ongoing services for properties under Management, Felner Corporation provides several uniformed and assigned technicians to each building or HOA. The Maintenance Managers keep eyes on the property and serve as the "boots on the ground". Whether it's tackling light maintenance items, notifying Managers, Boards, or Owners of deficiencies, or overseeing the various contractors on the property and tending to tenants' needs, our team does it with ease.
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