Simone Achkar joined the Ludwig and Company On-Site Support Team in September 2017 overseeing our Minnesota portfolio. Simone brings to Ludwig and Company 14 years of property management experience including the management of commercial properties, and market rate, Section 8, Section 42, Section 202 and Section 811 multi-family properties.
Simone has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Computers as well as an Associate’s Degree in Residential Property management. She holds certifications as a Certified Residential Manager (CRM), Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS), Special Engineer Boiler Licensee, and is a Minnesota Licensed Real Estate Sales Consultant. Simone is fluent in 3 languages; English, Arabic, and French.
As a member of the On-Site Management Support Team, Simone is responsible to meet all operational and financial goals set for each property in her portfolio. Simone also oversees the day to day operations of her portfolio, and mentors the onsite Property Managers to ensure that they have the tools to implement and enforce all Ludwig and Company’s policies and procedures.
Simone works closely with Rosemary Wellington, Director of Compliance, and the city, state, and federal housing authorities to assure that the Minnesota properties are following all government regulations. Simone also monitors all resident files to assure that proper documentation related to government programs is present.
Simone is also responsible for building and maintaining a close and positive working relationship with our clients to ensure we are continuously meeting their expectations outlined in our Management Agreement while providing unparalleled customer service and support to our residents.
Simone is instrumental in identifying and implementing creative strategies and Property Management training processes that will raise the standard of the services we provide and enhance the quality of life for our residents while living at our communities.