Meet USA Properties Fund’s executive team.
Geoffrey C. Brown
President and Chief Executive Officer of USA Properties Fund Inc.
Geoffrey C. Brown joined USA Properties Fund in 1989, and he was named President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in 1997. He has overseen a dramatic increase in communities and units during his tenure. Before he joined USA Properties, Mr. Brown was employed by Lloyds Bank in its commercial credit department and later as a commercial real estate construction loan officer. After Lloyds Bank was acquired by Sanwa Bank, he was named Vice President and Manager of the Pasadena Real Estate Office and oversaw the construction lending for commercial and residential loans. Mr. Brown earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from Willamette University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Washington. He is a licensed California contractor and real estate broker. Mr. Brown currently serves on the Board of Directors for the California Council for Affordable Housing and California Housing Consortium of which he was Chairman for 2012 and 2013.
President, USA Construction Management, Inc.
Michael McCleery joined USA Properties Fund in 1988 as Vice President of Construction. He oversees all construction activities for the company, including estimating, project management, purchasing, field supervision, cost control, scheduling and subcontractor management. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering Management from California State University, Long Beach. Mr. McCleery is licensed contractor in California and Nevada. He has sat on the board of directors for the Building Industry Association, and on the Board for HomeAid Sacramento as well as serving as Chairman. Michael received the 2004 Presidents Award from the California Building Industry Association for his leadership in establishing the Multifamily Council, and is a founding member of the Urban Infill and Multifamily Council of the California Building Industry Association.
President, USA Multifamily Management, Inc.
April Atkinson joined USA Properties Fund in August 2016 as Executive Vice President of USA Multifamily Management, Inc. Atkinson oversees management of the company's almost 90-community portfolio, with communities from the Bay Area and San Diego County to Reno, Nevada. Atkinson, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, was most recently Vice President of Property Management for the Irvine Company in the Bay Area. She managed an 8,200-unit portfolio in the Bay Area for the Irvine Company. She earned her MBA from Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziado School of Business Management.
Executive Vice President, Development and Acquisitions
Steven Gall oversees USA Properties Fund’s land and existing apartment community acquisition activities. Mr. Gall has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, including more than 25 years with USA Properties’ in various land acquisition and development roles. He has also served as Vice President of Land Acquisition for the Sacramento Divisions of Centex Homes and MBK Homes, as well as Sacramento City Partner/Development Director forAlliance Residential Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Willamette University and an MBA from the University of Washington.
Senior Vice President, Finance
Darren Bobrowsky joined USA Properties Fund, Inc. in December 2010 as Director of Finance. In this position, Mr. Bobrowsky oversees procurement and maintenance of debt and equity financing for USA Properties Fund’s projects. In July 2015, Mr. Bobrowsky was named Senior Vice President of Finance and became a USA Properties Fund shareholder. Prior to joining USA Properties Fund, Mr. Bobrowsky was Vice President, Acquisitions for Capital Valley Investments (The Ezralow Company). Previous to that, Mr. Bobrowsky was Director of Development Services at Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA). During his time at SHRA, he was involved in the development of over 10,000 affordable housing units with total project costs exceeding $1 Billion. Mr. Bobrowsky obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Real Estate and Land Use Affairs) from California State University, Sacramento in 1991.
Chief Financial Officer
Jonathan “Jonny” Harmer joined USA Properties Fund in July 2017 as Chief Financial Officer. Harmer manages accounting, financial, information technology and tax activities for USA Properties. Harmer, who has over 20 years of accounting experience, was most recently CFO of CV Holdings Inc., a commercial real estate finance company in Newport Beach, Calif. He has also served as CFO of CORE Realty Holdings LLC and Meridian Development. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Accounting/Tax from Brigham Young University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) registered as inactive with the State of California Board of Accountancy.