Louis directs all aspects of Capano Management’s real estate investments, from asset acquisition, management to construction and sales/leasing. As a hands-on CEO, he leads the company-wide day-to-day operations in addition to setting the corporate growth strategy and shaping the company’s progressive culture.
Louis amassed front-line experience in the fundamentals of the industry in his formative years of the family construction and development business. Consequently, this experience provides keen insight into details and opportunities that may otherwise be overlooked, ultimately positioning Capano as an industry leader. With 3MM square feet of office and retail commercial assets under management and in excess of 8,000 multifamily units developed and under construction, Louis continues to lead the company’s steady ascension through an ever-changing economic and social landscape.
Louis also energetically directs Capano’s philanthropic initiatives; under his inspired leadership the company has provided more than $6 million to local charitable organizations. The Foundation’s primary focus supports Delaware youth health-based non-profit organizations in addition to on-going community outreach.
Louis currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Baldwin School for Girls in Bryn Mawr, PA and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Bill is an accomplished commercial real estate executive, relying on over thirty years of experience in the commercial construction, property management, and land development industries to consistently deliver on the vision of Capano Management ownership.
Responsible throughout the life cycle of every new and existing project, Bill provides determined, supportive leadership to his team of 14 direct reports, the balance of the Capano executive team, and third party partners such as lenders, design teams, local municipalities, and state agencies. Bill guides and connects these teams through the successful acquisition, design, financing, construction, management, and redevelopment as required, of an extensive existing and growing portfolio.
Utilizing a holistic approach to the development of Class-A real estate, and working directly with ownership, Bill drives the company's corporate strategy to deliver sustainable, innovative, and proven models of successful CRE developments. Under his continuing stewardship, Capano Management is well-positioned to continue to thrive.
Bill graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
As the Director of Residential, Christie leads a diverse team of over 150 Capano employees while overseeing all aspects of Capano Residential’s operations, building and unit design, as well as the totality of the leasing and occupancy process for 6000+ units. Christie’s unique and seasoned expertise is instrumental in anticipating industry trends years in advance that have positioned Capano as the region’s leader in residential development and management.
Having worked on nearly 3000 new development units, she ensures projects are at 100% occupancy within 30 days of building openings. She is in constant communication with the construction team on building decisions and issues; the interior design team to plot out common spaces and the operations team to attract highly qualified residents. Under her skilled guidance and leadership, Capano Residential has maintained an impressively high occupancy and low delinquency rate.
Christie’s degree in psychology from the University of Delaware helps her stay specifically attuned to the human element of helping people love where they live. A sharp focus on residents is the “magic factor” behind Christie's development and design process and her caring and honest resident interaction brings invaluable feedback to every new project she oversees.
Amanda, Head of Human Resources, is responsible for the strategic direction of talent management initiatives, benefits design, employee relations and engagement, training and development, culture and the total employee experience at Capano Management.
Prior to joining Capano, Amanda served as Director of HR for a Global Software company, partnering with stakeholders to develop effective HR initiatives and promote innovation across a variety of departments and countries. Amanda has 15 years of progressive experience in HR compliance and best practices, HR infrastructure, technology and information systems, and policy and procedure development. She is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management’s Executive Network.
Amanda graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Saint Joseph’s University and received her Professional Human Resource Management Certification from Villanova University.
David oversees all Capano Management consumer financial products, including Highlands Mortgage and other consumer lending services. The operation, with a workforce of several dozen, is spread over four states and offers opportunity to lend throughout all 50 states. The division serves thousands of customers each year.
Management, efficiency and mentorship skill, along with an impressive history of consumer finance experience, is the significant expertise David brings to his role with Capano. He has an affinity to bring teams together; his ‘rally the troops’ and ‘roll up my sleeves’ style is key to achieving results of great value to both our clients and the company. His leadership in consumer lending is community-driven: creating local jobs and a stronger economy.
David earned his degree in Business Administration from Northwood University in Midland, Michigan.
Pat brings decades of homebuilding expertise across a variety of disciplines. As Vice President of LC Homes, he is responsible for the entire homebuilding process including market studies, management of the administration staff, sales, production and warranty departments, and the overall company profitability. Under his leadership, LC Homes has constructed over 800 homes, closed transactions in excess of $135 million, and earned numerous spots on Builder magazines 'Top 200' list.
Prior to joining Capano Management, Pat worked with Ryan Homes, Cornerstone Homes, NV Homes, Gemcraft Homes and K. Hovnanian Homes.
Pat is an active member of the National Association of Homebuilders and its Delaware Chapter since 2013.
CEO Administrative Assistant
Morgan is the personnel aide to both the CEO and Board Chair of Capano Management, acting as liaison and point of contact with the executive staff and clients. She additionally provides organizational and administrative support to the leaders of the Marketing, Legal and Finance business units.
Her day-to-day responsibilities vary from finalizing property closings, securing due diligence items and documents, project management, and new acquisitions. She coordinates the company’s goodwill outreach, like spearheading Capano Management’s Hometown Heroes program – an initiative that donated over 2,000 meals to scores of Delaware first responders, as well as teams in emergency departments and ICU departments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Textile, Fashion Merchandising and Design with a minor in Communication from at the University of Rhode Island.
As Director of Land Development, Justin provides essential support and stability crucial to the success of all Capano home building projects. He utilizes over a decade’s wealth of knowledge and experience to compliment a well earned reputation of reliability and effectiveness with Delaware’s leading legislators and municipalities directors.
Justin’s role in the residential home-building market starts with land acquisitions and continues through to the engineering process and approvals from the necessary government agencies. He is integrally involved in each step of the bidding process and subsequent sales negotiations.
In addition to managing over $100 million of land development projects, Justin’s responsibilities span over 20 active job sites covering all three Delaware counties to ensure Capano remains on budget and on schedule. His specific expertise is building relationships and negotiating cost effective alternative solutions.
Justin’s prior experience encompasses all facets of development and homebuilding highlighted by closing over $85 million in home sales from 2006-2013 prior to being promoted to his current role.
As Director of Marketing and Communications, Zachary is involved with every aspect of Capano Management: homebuilding, residential, commercial, hospitality, corporate giving, and human resources. He ensures clear communication with both internal and external audiences. Zachary develops cross-marketing opportunities for partners and shopping center tenants, advertising for residential communities, recruitment materials for potential hires, and campaigns for the varying lines of business.
Zachary and his team of in-house creative, social media and fund development experts follow a strategy that helped support company growth – now at more than 6,000 multi-family apartment residences, 3MM+ sq. ft. of commercial space and over $100MM of assets under management.
Zachary brings over 15 years of marketing and communications strategy to the Capano Management team.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communication from Elon College in North Carolina.
Senior Project Manager
Casey brings 20 plus years of engineering, design, and construction experience to his position leading Capano Management’s commercial construction division. He manages his team of project engineers, assistant project managers, superintendents, and admin staff in ground up construction of apartment complexes, homes, storefront shopping centers, and offices.
His collaborative approach means cross-division coordination with Capano marketing, accounting, financial and HR leadership. Externally, Casey manages relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and financial institutions. Casey remains steadfast in his commitment to value engineering: utilizing efficient ways to build while incorporating a design that will stand the test of time. He has overseen construction of projects up to $250 million.
Before joining Capano, Casey worked in general contracting and construction at Wolson Construction, Norwood Construction and Tracy Mechanical. Casey earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University.
LeShaun is responsible for all Capano Management’s Human Resources matters. She provides advocacy and support to over 400 employees and 12 business lines, as well as fulfilling administrative functions such as HR and Benefits Compliance, Payroll, Benefits, 401K, Workers’ Compensation, Onboarding and Separations of all employees.
Ongoing projects include keeping up with the daily law and compliance changes within the government, updating safety programs and system technology, developing training programs and guides, and nurturing a diverse and inclusive culture.
She earned a Master’s Degree in HR Management from Wilmington University and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in Management, from Lincoln University.
Diane oversees daily operations for the Capano rental communities, which includes managing a portfolio comprised of over 6,000 rental units in the Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Florida markets. She brings over two decades of experience in property management and leadership in the multifamily industry.
Diane has worked in conjunction with the executive team to drive performance at the property level and provides strategic support to her team. She also works closely with human resources in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures, as well as hiring and training programs.
Prior experience includes work with student housing, homeowners associations and a former real estate license holder with the New Castle County Board of Realtors. Diane is a Notary Public and actively involved with the Delaware Apartment Association and IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management). She currently serves as a Board Member on a Condominium Owners Association.
Finding the premier concepts and ‘best-fit’ retail tenants for Capano Management’s shopping centers is Madison’s priority. Madison oversees leasing for retail locations from Wilmington to Rehoboth and on to the State of Maryland. Since joining Capano, he has helped to secure leases for over 525,000 square feet of space.
His primary focus is the search and selection of the right tenant mix and is crucial to each business’s success. That makes long-term relationship building with tenants and their representatives a key objective. Understanding and satisfying tenant needs is a central responsibility. To achieve this, Madison works closely with various teams at Capano to achieve company goals.
Madison maintains a deep network within the marketplace. He is a longtime member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and a member of the Delaware Commercial Industrial Real Estate Council (CIRC). He also established a Developers Networking Group in 2015. He has been a licensed real estate agent in Delaware for past 12 years and has been practicing real estate in Pennsylvania for over 27 years.
As Regional Manager of Capano Residential communities, Michelle provides support to the management teams and oversees the operations for the residential properties in Northern Delaware and Pennsylvania. From leasing and resident retention to policy compliance and maintaining the properties, Michelle is responsible to ensure the continued success of each property in her region.
Michelle brings over 15 years of experience in the multi-family industry to the position and has spent almost her entire career with Capano Management. Starting as a leasing agent in 2008 and becoming a Property Manager in 2017, her knowledge and passion for the industry are shown through her dedication to the continued growth and achievements of Capano Management's residential division.
Jessica oversees the daily operations for Capano rental communities in Central & Southern Delaware and the Maryland Regions. During her employment, she has been instrumental in the success of new construction multi-family lease-ups.
Jessica provides support in all aspects to the property management team including recruiting and training while maintaining optimum operational performance in her region. She works closely with executives to ensure compliance with company standards, as well as implementing new policies and procedures.
A member of the Capano Residential team since 2005, Jessica was awarded the “Best of Delaware Leasing Professional of the Year Award”, and holds a degree from Wilmington University with a Bachelor of Science.
Jennifer oversees the daily operations of the Florida Region apartment communities including Vero Beach, Coral Springs, and Jensen Beach.
Jennifer has worked in the Property Management field since 1990- including leasing as a Multi-Site Manager for large REITS in Tennessee and several markets in Florida.
Previous to working for Capano, she produced and oversaw the marketing and operations of a large-scale printing and graphics company focusing on apartment brochure packages throughout the country. Prior to her multi-family experience, Jennifer served six years in the USAF and ANG and is a proud United States Veteran.