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Amy Stevens

Partner ‐ amy@dnapartners.com

Amy Stevens oversees the leasing of all properties among other activities. With 25 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate as owner, asset manager, lender and mortgage broker, Amy is actively involved in all aspects of acquisition, disposition and property management of the DNA portfolio.

Prior to forming DNA Partners, Amy worked in an asset management, property valuation, and investment counseling capacity for banks, private owners, and pension funds. Mrs. Stevens managed over $1.5 billion in assets nationwide for Mellon Bank and financed over $200,000,000 in commercial properties. A graduate of New York University with a Masters in Real Estate Finance, Amy Stevens is a licensed New York State Real Estate Broker.

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David Weinstein

Partner ‐ david@dnapartners.com

Among other activities David Weinstein oversees the Financial and Property Management of all properties. With 10 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate as CFO and Owner, David is actively involved in all aspects of acquisition, disposition and management of the DNA portfolio.

Prior to forming DNA Partners, David managed and was a partner in a $50‐million dollar construction supply firm for 17‐years and oversaw 114 mostly Union employees in 4‐locations. A graduate of George Washington University with a degree in Accountancy, David is also a licensed New York State Real Estate Broker.

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Samantha Covello

Communications Specialist ‐ samantha@dnamgt.com

Having worked at DNA during her senior year summer, Samantha joined the company after graduation in 2015 to serve as our Marketing & Tenant Coordinator. This position encompasses all DNA communications with tenants, investors and media. From fielding tenant calls on maintenance issues to preparing quarterly investor reports, the property management side of the business gives her the understanding for how to manage community relations events and assist tenants with local social media. Samantha received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst in 2015.

DNA Property Manager Lindsay Zaia.

Lindsay Zaia

Property Manager ‐ lindsay@dnamgt.com

As Property Manager, Lindsay is the primary point of contact for the daily facility operations at our centers.  From addressing tenant build out requirements to regular preventative and scheduled maintenance, she brings a background of project management to DNA that is well suited to her current role.  Her degree in Psychology followed by a Masters in School Counseling give ample foundation to successfully address the high stress  and quick turnaround that often accompanies a property management problem call.   Her experience managing a State Senate campaign and balancing timeline and constituent pressures are put to good use coordinating projects and managing the details that define a property managers day.

 

Property Accountant for DNA Shirley Xu.

Shirley Xu

Property Accountant ‐ shirley@dnamgt.com

Shirley took over the accounting functions at DNA in 2014. From tenant billing to annual CAM reconciliations, she is responsible for all of the inputs into the key financial reporting including the preparation of work papers for the annual tax returns.

While in college, she gained experience working as a Junior Accountant assisting CPAs in preparing income tax returns. Shirley holds a B.A. in Accounting from Hunter College and is currently pursuing her CPA certification.

 

Featured Properties

A tan sign for Connexion shopping center showing retailers.

Connexion

1570 Holcomb Bridge Road
Roswell, GA 3007

Connexion is a 106,755 sq ft. Power Center anchored by Planet Fitness

The front entrance and parking lot of a Kohl's building located in Franklin Square III shopping center in North Carolina.

Franklin Square III

3660 – 3758 East Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC 28056

Franklin Square III is a 272,181 sq ft. Power Center anchored by Kohls

Front entrance and parking lot of Sky Zone in Gerber Village located in North Carolina.

Gerber Village

2 Gerber Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803

Gerber Village is a 95,000 SF mixed-use development 

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