Buyer Found | Ann Arbor Apartment Portfolio

A 3 property, 48 unit portfolio doesn’t hit Ann Arbor often. And who better to list it than the Brokers with the most intimate knowledge of this market. Treating this deal no differently than any of our hundreds of others, J Keller was able to secure the listing, market the properties, and even represent the […]

Rehab that Retains the Charm | Full Lower Burns Park Flip

This project was a great example of the scope of J Keller Properties- from acquisition, to renovation, to sale. Bought out of an estate, this home hadn’t been updated in decades. We worked hard to retain all the hardwood floors and original trim. No expense was spared as we repaired and often rebuilt the 100 […]

Basement Renovation | Athletic Campus

This sharp athletic campus house had potential from the start. The home was under rented and sellers were not having any luck selling it on the open market. JKP acquired the property below market value and made major improvements. The basement was renovated, adding a 6th bedroom and a large living room for shared common […]

Third Floor Discovery | Kerrytown Treasure

Shortly after acquiring this Kerrytown duplex it was discovered the attic was large enough (and conforming) to add an entire floor! Coordinating with the current tenants, the third floor was renovated over the summer and two large bedrooms were added, each with walk in closets, vaulted ceilings, and exposed wood beams. By far the most […]

From Outdated to Outstanding | S. Seventh Duplex

Representing first-time investors, J. Keller Properties assisted in the purchase and complete remodel of a beautiful – but outdated – duplex on the Old West Side of Ann Arbor. JKP Maintenance performed the contracting, which included major mechanical and electrical upgrades, while also addressing the superficial needs such as paint, flooring and cabinets. Leases were […]

Desirable Downtown Location and Renovation | The Heinrich Building

Keeping a sharp eye out for lofts with potential, J. Keller Properties found and secured the purchase of the top two floors of the historic Heinrich Building in downtown Ann Arbor for out of town owner-occupants. The problem, however, was that the floors represented two individual units and needed a complete rehab right down to […]

Well Managed and Maintained | Water Hill Home

J. Keller Properties took on management of this beautiful Water Hill home for its overseas owner. For the next five years, J. Keller Properties leased and managed the house successfully, performing both reactive and preventative maintenance. When the owners decided not to return to the area, J. Keller Properties brokered the sale of the property […]

Underwhelming Property Now Impresses| Kerrytown Gem

This absolutely beautiful 4-plex was sadly underperforming when acquired by J. Keller Properties . JKP quickly stepped in and made cost efficient improvements and simple value add propositions to the units, addressed a number of maintenance items, painted the interior and upgraded an outdated and inefficient boiler. Within the first year under management, the property […]

Foreclosure Gets Fabulous Fix| Heatherwood Condo

Purchased out of foreclosure, this 2 bedroom/2 bathroom condo was completely rehabbed and rented in just 30 short days. The extensive rehab required removing everything in the property down to the drywall. JKP Maintenance painted, laid beautiful hardwood flooring, replaced the fixtures, faucets, washer/dryer and even replaced the switch plates. When it was determined that […]

Brett Kotula | Maintenance Technician

Brett comes to J Keller Properties from the retail industry and has an eye for detail. He does much of our in-unit repair and assessment. Brett is a pleasure to work with and is a welcome face when maintenance is needed!

Tim Sperendi | Maintenance Technician

Serving in property management and maintenance since 2003, Tim Sperendi is an invaluable asset to our team. He brings a vast skill set and phenomenal work ethic along with him everyday. Sperendi leads the company’s in-house lawn care and snow removal efforts. Keep an eye out for Tim cruising down your street inside the J Keller snow plow! 

Jonathan Holton | Maintenance Coordinator, Licensed Builder, Realtor

Jonathan spent years in the building and construction trades and specializes in custom carpentry. He brings an abundance of project based knowledge and an organizational prowess to our team. Jonathan has successfully obtained his real estate license and his builders license since joining J Keller. After just one year on the team, Jonathan was promoted to Maintenance Coordinator. Keeping all our Technicians organized and informing owners of service items is a snap shot of how Jonathan spends his day. Jonathan’s work ethic and kindness towards others are an inspiration around the office. Contact Jonathan Holton.

Mike Zanto | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

Imported from Grand Rapids in 2013, Mike joined the J. Keller team shortly after graduating from U of M with a degree in Sport Management. His passion for Real Estate and customer service is apparent in his daily responsibilities managing a portfolio of 200 properties. From the first showing to the last day of a lease, Mike provides exceptional service to our tenants and owners. Mike also specializes in helping tenants become first time home buyers as well as investor acquisitions. Contact Mike Zanto.

Ashley Wood | Office Accountant

Ashley Wood brings a wealth of accounting and payroll experience to J. Keller Properties. She has been with J Keller since 2014 and in that time whipped the accounting department into shape. Wood is a magician with a spreadsheet and a marvel on rent rolls. Her enthusiasm for improving systems and her disdain for mistakes makes her a formidable leader at J. Keller Properties. Wood oversees all in-house accounting operations. Any accounting questions are best directed at Ashley: Contact Ashley Wood

Drew Fanelli | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

At J. Keller Properties, customer service and satisfaction is very important to us. That’s why Drew Fanelli makes such a phenomenal Residential Property Manager. He knows what his clients want and always delivers. Fanelli has been in property management since 2006 and has the experience to get clients exactly what they need.  Drew likes to say “no two days are alike in property management.” But rest assured, he’s seen enough to make sure you are taken care of. Fanelli easily navigates listings to find the perfect location for any prospective tenants. Fanelli received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Western Michigan University and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Michigan. Contact Drew Fanelli.