Management Team

Brian Bush, CPM
Partner

Brian has been a leader at Heritage Properties and Bush-Watson since 2001, and has been a real estate and construction professional since 1986. He has considerable construction and operational experience in single-family and multifamily communities, and he has achieved IREM’s Certified Property Manager designation (CPM), and holds a Massachusetts Construction Supervisor’s License (unlimited). He is a graduate of St. Anselm College.

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Jeff Bush
President

As President, Jeff works closely with the senior management team in overseeing the staff and operations at Heritage Properties. Jeff joined Heritage Properties in 2016 as an analyst, where he was tasked with identifying, inspecting, and closing new acquisition, redevelopment, and investment opportunities. He continues much of this work in his role as President. Jeff graduated from Brown University and holds a certificate in Real Estate Finance from Boston University. Prior to coming to work at Heritage, Jeff worked as a special education teacher on Cape Cod. Jeff holds a board seat on the House of Hope and enjoys all things outdoors – particularly swimming, biking and running.

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Mindy Diamantopoulos, CPM
Chief Operating Officer

Mindy is responsible for all the residential property management operations at Heritage Properties. Mindy has risen through the ranks due to her great skills and personality. Mindy oversees all properties and staff and is the key operations person in the Organization. She has achieved IREM’s Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation. She also holds a Certified Credit Compliance Professional (C3P) for Low Income Housing Tax Credit. She holds a BS in Business Management from Central Connecticut State University.

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Chris Petersen, CPM
Vice President

Chris manages a portfolio of multifamily assets consisting of nearly 900 units across 12 sites. He is responsible for corporate finances, reporting and budgeting. Chris also assists with the lender financing for acquisition and disposition of both the residential and commercial portfolios that we manage. He has earned IREM’s Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from St. Anselm College.

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Katie Donahue, MBA
Senior Accountant

As senior accountant, Katie performs general accounting functions for the Organization’s portfolio of properties. These duties include maintaining financial reports and records, as well as performing general bookkeeping and budget preparation. Katie holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) with a Concentration in Accounting from Assumption College and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Assumption College, with a Minor in Management.

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Danielle Guffy, ARM
Regional Manager

Danielle joined Heritage Properties in 2017. Danielle has been engaged in the Property Management Industry for five years prior to joining the Heritage Properties' team. She has achieved IREM's Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) certification. In addition, Danielle has her BS in History from Rhode Island College and a MA in Public History from Southern New Hampshire University. Danielle took on our Operations Manager position where she will be using her background in Property Management to further promote the growth of Heritage Properties. As of June 2021 Danielle was promoted to our Regional Manager position where she oversees multiple managers for sites in the Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island areas.

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Ian Stewart
Talent Acquisition Manager

As Talent Acquisition Manager, Ian is responsible for implementing top sourcing strategies to hire, onboard, and retain high-quality employees for Heritage Properties. With a background in staffing, recruitment, and communications, Ian combines his diverse skillset to develop long-term human resources goals and initiatives. Previously, Ian was a healthcare recruiter for a medical staffing agency based in New England. Ian holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies from Keene State College.

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Jessica Michaud
Community Manager, Grant Mill & The Belmore

Jessica joined Heritage Properties in August of 2019 as the Community Manager of Grant Mill in Providence, RI. She brings with her years of experience in Residential Property Management, Leasing and Investment Analytics. Jessica previously managed a residential portfolio in CT comprised of over 200 apartments.

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Samantha Gelinas
Community Manager, Waterhead & Hillcrest Gardens

Samantha brings years of experience in property management to her role at Heritage Properties. Joining the team in October of 2021, Samantha oversees the day-to-day operations and maintenance of Waterhead and Hillcrest Gardens, serving as the primary contact for residents at both communities in Lowell, MA. Previously, she was the property manager for a 130-unit residential community in NH. Samantha is a graduate of Westfield State University where she received a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice/Psychology.

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