About Us

Meet the Team

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GPM Property Management has a team of over 45 employees to provide you with the “Best in Class” service with unmatched experience. Chris Garner, CEO, has been in property management for most of his adult life and has run a successful property management company for over 25 years.

The entire team at GPM Property Management is committed to your success as an investor and our never ending pursuit to bring innovative solutions to our clients helps guarantee this success.

Chris Garner » Owner
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Having spent his early years working on rental homes and learning from his Dad's lessons, Chris truly grew up in the business. He joined the company in 2003 and has dedicated himself to growing the business and servicing our clients. Chris attended Ferris State University for Business Administration and has nearly fifteen years of experience in marketing and technology. In his off hours, Chris spends time with his family and enjoys racquetball and cooking.
Aaron D. Cox, Esq. »
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Aaron has been the company's General Counsel since 2005 and is in charge of all legal proceedings, including evictions, collections, and property tax appeals. Aaron enjoys the never-ending challenges at GPM Property Management. "Every day brings something new. There is constant interaction with all walks of life." Aaron earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors from Madonna University, a Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and is a licensed Real Estate Broker. In his spare time he enjoys sports, cooking, traveling, real estate investing, and while an undergraduate Aaron was a four-year starter and Academic All-American in basketball. Click here for more information on Aaron's firm, The Law Offices of Aaron D. Cox, PLLC.
Jessica Zilka » Director of Operations/Managing Broker
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Jessica has been a Property Manager with the company since 2007. She likes that no two days are the same at GPM. "Things are never boring!" Jessica enjoys interacting with all clients and customers to provide the best possible service. She adds that, "Maintaining a sustainable business requires flexibility and I think we are very good at it." Jessica studied Business Administration at the University of Michigan. In her spare time, she enjoys attending live sporting events and concerts.
Meriya Love » Director of Finance & Administration
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Meriya is responsible for managing the staff and the office, monthly audits, and bookkeeping. She has been with the company since 2007 and was previously the Section 8 Specialist before being promoted. Meriya says that she works with a great group of colleagues and enjoys the busy office atmosphere. She holds an Associate Degree in Accounting from University of Phoenix, and in her spare time, Meriya coaches a city-wide Varsity cheerleading squad and enjoys spending time with her children, working out and camping.
Teressa Harbin » Director of Marketing & Real Estate Sales
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Teressa joined GPM in 2011 and is responsible for developing marketing programs for rental properties and real estate sales. She enjoys working with people and the challenge of getting each property rented or sold. Teressa, a licensed Realtor, has over 10 years title and real estate-related experience and has received awards for customer service. She also studied business at Wayne County Community College. In her spare time, Teressa spends time with her family, is active in her children's activities, and loves to read a good book.
Gordon Dionne » Rehab Manager
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Dionne oversees 4 Diamond Services, LLC and the rehab and rent-up efforts. Dionne has over 15 years' experience in home remodeling. He was a Builder for Pulte Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the country. Previously, Dionne was the Head Designer for the plumbing department at Isometrics where he planned and developed lean manufacturing. He enjoys his job and in particular, interacting with his clients. In his spare time, you can find Dionne on the golf course or desert motorcycling. In addition, Dionne proudly served his country for eight years in the United States Marine Corps.