Team Members

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    Thomas J. Cole

    General Manager - Marbury Plaza Apartments

    Phone: (202) 678-0700 | Email:
    Properties: Marbury Plaza Apartments

    Tom is a General Manager for UIP Property Management, with current responsibility for over 670 high rise and garden style apartments in SE Washington, DC. Tom has 15 years property management experience and has managed several large regional portfolios in the Washington, DC-Metro area. Tom is a native Washingtonian and a graduate of Howard University. He holds a Washington, DC Real Estate license and is affiliated with the Institute of Real Estate Management as a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) candidate.

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    Lissette Castellon

    Property Manager - Columbia Heights/Adams Morgan

    Phone: (202) 499-2391 | Email:
    Properties: Buena Vista, Holmead Place, Meridian Hill, Kenyon House and Park Road Courts

    Lissette joined UIP in July of 2011 as a Property Manager, bringing over thirteen years of experience from past positions in property management and marketing. She currently manages several properties in the Columbia Heights area. She excels at prioritizing in a fast-paced working environment, resident retention, and interpersonal communication, and is well-versed in many facets of property management, including supervising, marketing, rent collection, increasing sales, and lowering delinquency. Lissette also is bilingual in English and Spanish. Before joining UIP, Lissette was a Property Manager at MPM Management, Inc., in Washington, DC for eight years, where she managed six properties. She holds a Real Estate Management certificate and is a Certified Lead Inspector.

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    Carla McKenzie

    RSC/Accounting Assistant

    Phone: (202) 499-2120 | Email:

    Carla came to UIP in 2011 with over 20 years of administrative and accounting experience in the property management profession. Prior to, she worked up from Sr. Property Accountant to Utility Specialist at Realty Management Services, Inc. in Bethesda, MD. Experienced, extremely organized and detail-oriented, Carla brings efficiency and effectiveness to the position and to UIP.

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    Indira Obando

    Resident Services Coordinator

    Phone: (202) 684-7835 | Email:

    Indira had over ten years of experience in administrative assistance before taking charge of this position at UIP. Previously she worked at H Martinez Construction, working up from receptionist to administrative assistant, so she is no stranger to the world of property management. She has excellent communication skills and is bilingual (habla español), thriving in fast-paced situations that capitalize on her multitasking skills.