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Executive Profiles


Michael Jay Wolfe, President, Michael has been involved with real estate his entire life. He and his father owned and operated multifamily buildings, personally managing all facets of the portfolio, from rent collection to repairs. With his father’s guidance, Michael learned plumbing, electricity, masonry, and how to maintain the entire physical envelope and mechanical systems from an early age.

Michael joined Midboro Management in 1986, becoming partner in 1990 then purchasing the company in 1993 from retiring partner and mentor Robert G. Mahler. He is a licensed real estate and insurance broker; chair of The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Management Council; a Board member of the Realty Advisory Board and the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums. Michael is also a popular lecturer at REBNY and Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums forums and events.

Gary Ziprin, CPA, Principal and Chief Financial Officer, Gary is a Certified Public Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in co-op and condo financial management. As the director of Midboro’s accounting department he oversees all financial related activity in Midboro’s client buildings, including the budget process, loans and mortgages and monthly financial report preparation.

Kimberly McDowell-Lois, Executive Director, Kimberly brings 25 years of experience in property management. She oversees a staff of 65 employees and is directly involved in shaping and implementing policies and procedures which plays a key role in Midboro’s strategic planning and business development. Prior to being promoted to Executive Director, Kimberly established and developed the Transfer Department which

grew from 30 buildings to 130 buildings. Her hard work ethic and her love for what she does has resulted in her establishing a reputation of being highly professional, courteous and a knowledgeable leader in the real estate industry. She joined Midboro after graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College.

Theresa Jose, Executive Director of Operations, with her diverse background, Theresa lends Midboro clients her expertise in property management and customer service. Theresa transitions new clients as well as work in conjunction with all department heads to help promote optimal job performance and implement new procedures and protocols. She has been in the real estate industry for more than 10 years.   Theresa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Baruch College with a concentration in Real Estate Investments.

Robert D. Grant, Director of Management, Robert has been involved in real estate management in New York since 1987 and has been Midboro’s director of management for the past 20 years.  He was former director of a mid-size management firm, overseeing a portfolio that included shopping centers, mixed-use buildings, homeowner associations, co-ops, and condominiums. In addition to a real estate license, Robert is a licensed real estate insurance broker (property and casualty) and holds a NYC pool operator’s license. He has written many articles that have been published in Real Estate Weekly, The Cooperator, and Habitat Magazine, and he is frequently quoted as an industry expert in The New York Times. He is the recipient of multiple platinum and gold awards for property management from Habitat Magazine.

David Von Hollweg, Director of Management, David began his career in the real estate industry in 2005 in commercial management, and quickly transitioned to residential management where he has spent the last 15 years growing his knowledge base and experience.  David has managed all types of properties (rentals, rent stabilized, coops, condominiums, condops, commercial) and has overseen over 25 million dollars’ worth of capital projects of all sizes and types. He also played an instrumental role supporting residents and management during the opening of the some of the most iconic buildings in the City where he gained unique experience in complex building mechanical systems and management of ultra-luxury New York City real estate.

Sandra Lozano, Director of Compliance, Joined Midboro in 1996 and has been in the property management industry for over 25 years. As a director, she facilitates company-wide projects such as oil to gas conversions, Local Law 11 compliance, Con Edison’s energy savings program, as well as many others. She also coordinates the Midboro Superintendents’ Club and is responsible for informing and training building staff in new code requirements/regulations. She was awarded the Platinum Award for Crisis Management by Habitat Magazine. Sandra earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from New York Institute of Technology.

Ed Ermler, Director of Capital Projects, holds a degree in electrical engineering and several certifications in information technology and communications. He has overseen many facets of engineering, including process control and automation. During his career, he has developed 12 patented training systems for electronics, computer technology and alternative energy and has been a sought-after guest speaker and technology educator. Ed has 16 years’ experience as Board President and facilities director for a four-building, 437 family cooperatives.  Ed designed and supervised the installation of many facets of building automation systems and upgrades, including the building’s co-generation plant that provides 100% of the facilities electrical and hot water demands.




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