Senior Property Manager Kerri D’Amico and Property Manager Karen Moreno recently earned National Affordable Housing Professional – Professional Level (NAHP) designations through the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). The NAHP designation is the only professional program with stringent requirements dedicated solely to recognizing and promoting achievement in affordable housing management. In order to receive the NAHP designation, D’Amico and Moreno, who have at least two years of affordable housing management experience, completed educational course work in the fields of occupancy, fair housing and basic apartment management.

Christine Murphy, Property Manager at The Moorings at Squantum Gardens in Quincy, received the NAHP designation and the Specialist in Housing Credit Management (SHCM) designation through NAHMA. The SHCM designation acknowledges that Murphy has demonstrated her experience and expertise in mastering the complex requirements of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program.

An employee since 2002, Senior Property Manager Jessenia Castro received the National Affordable Housing Professional – Executive Level (NAHP-e) designation. The NAHP-e designation recognizes individuals who own, operate, manage, or assist in the management of affordable housing, have demonstrated comprehensive apartment or asset management skills and are dedicated to providing safe and decent housing to all eligible residents. Castro currently oversees three properties in Roxbury and one in Dorchester.

Employees Lynne Sales, Patricia Juba and David DeMello were recognized during the Annual Conference for their contributions to the real estate industry and the difference they make in residents’ lives. Sales, Regional Resident Services Manager, was honored as NEAHMA’s Resident Services Professional of the Year. Juba, Property Manager of The Hearth at Olmsted Green in Dorchester, received the National Affordable Housing Professional of the Year Award. DeMello, Senior Service Manager, was recognized as the National Accredited Housing Maintenance Supervisor of the Year for his work at Melville Towers in New Bedford.

According to Peabody Properties Principal and Chief Operating Officer, Melissa Fish-Crane, receiving these recognitions is an accomplishment and testament to the hard work and commitment of each of these distinguished employees. “Since joining the Peabody Properties team, Christine, Kerri, Karen, Jessenia, Lynne, Patricia and David have all demonstrated their expertise in resident and property services and their dedication to the firm,” said Fish-Crane. “We are very proud of their accomplishments and are grateful for all that they do for Peabody Properties and our residents.”

Kerri D’Amico resides in Somerset, Karen Moreno resides in Dorchester, Christine Murphy resides in Quincy, Jessenia Castro resides in Randolph, Lynn Sales resides in Burlington, Patricia Juba resides in Taunton and David DeMello resides in New Bedford.