Daniel joined the Ludwig and Company in 2008, as the Property Maintenance Manager of Horizon Village Apartments, a 272-unit affordable rate development in Zion, Illinois. During his tenure at Horizon Village, he oversaw many large-scale improvements that included the clubhouse renovation, new building roofs, and the renovation of several apartments.
During 2012, in addition to his duties at Horizon Village, Dan was invited to join the REAC Inspection Team. The REAC Inspection Team is assigned to properties with upcoming scheduled REAC Inspections to plan for, pre-inspect, and perform all maintenance and repairs necessary to assure a successful inspection. Daniel is a valuable member of this team, participating in preparing for over 30 REAC inspections, scoring on average in the high 80’s.
During 2016, with Ludwig and Company experienced significant growth with the addition of several new properties. The Executive Board decided it was time to expand their regional maintenance support time to accommodate this growth. Daniel was than promoted to Regional Maintenance On-Site Support Manager.
Prior to joining the Ludwig and Company, Dan severed in the Untied State Navy for 22 years, as an electrician. His last duty station was as Maintenance Manager for Mid – Atlantic Bachelors Housing in Norfolk, Virginia. Daniel supervised the maintenance of 20 barracks with over 5,500 beds. Daniel hold numerous certifications through the United States Navy.
Daniel brings with him to Ludwig and Company extensive experience in the construction industry, along with excellent organizational, and communication skills. Daniel’s responsibilities include assisting in the oversight of daily maintenance and capital projects, performing monthly property inspections, and reviewing and monitoring budget operational cost and capital expenditures throughout his assigned portfolio, Additionally, Dan makes recommendations regarding new hires and evaluates the performance of all current maintenance staff within his portfolio.
Daniel continues to act as a key member of the REAC Inspection, assisting the Director of Facilities Management, Tom Wotjas, with REAC preparation and the necessary subsequent reporting.