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Meet The Team

Your Local Missoula Team

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    Aaron Gingerelli

    Regional Director/Broker

    • President - Mountain Real Estate, Inc.
    • President - Peak Maintenance, Inc.
    • Licensed Property Manager - CCIM, MPM®, RMP®
    • Licensed Real Estate Broker - Supervising Broker
    • Member National Association of Realtors
    • Member Montana Organization of Realtors
    • Member Missoula Organization of Realtors
    • 2009 President - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM)
    • 2011 Co-Chair - NW Regional NARPM Conference Planning Committee
    • 2014-2016 NARPM National Finance Committee Member
    • 2019 Treasurer - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM)
    • Lead-Based Paint Renovator Certificate Holder
    • Volunteer Mount Sentinel Little League Head Coach & Team Manager 2017
    • Mount Sentinel Little League Team Sponsor 2017, 2018, 2019
    • Volunteer Driver for Meal on Wheels - Missoula Aging Services

    Aaron is a native Missoulian and began managing investment properties in 1999 and founded Summit Property Management in 2005 to provide management services to Real Estate Investors. Initially he was managing around twenty investment units and performing all of the functions related to the business, from answering the phones and processing applications to leasing, bookkeeping and hands-on maintenance. Aaron and his team of professionals now lease, manage and perform maintenance on 1300+ residential and commercial units including single family homes & apartments, home owner's associations and several hundred thousand sq. ft. of office, retail & industrial space.

    Aaron holds a degree in History from the University of Montana, is a Licensed Property Manager, a Licensed Real Estate Broker and a Member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) where he holds both the Residential Management Professional (RMP) and Master Property Manager (MPM) designations & is a member of the CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Member) where he holds the CCIM designation. Aaron served as President of the Western Montana Chapter of NARPM in 2009, Treasurer in 2019 and served on the National NARPM Finance Committee from 2014-2016. He has managed and owned commercial and residential investment property since 1999 and loves the challenges, opportunities and relationships formed in the Real Estate business.

    In his free time, Aaron enjoys cycling, skiing, hiking, motorcycling, boating, reading, cooking, coaching and spending time outdoors with his family and friends.

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    Chira Gingerelli-Hegg

    Sr. Manager of Operations

    • Licensed Property Manager since 2005
    • Licensed Real Estate Agent
    • Member - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers since 2007
    • Member - National Association of Realtors
    • Member - Missoula Organization of Realtors
    • Member - Missoula Business Women's Network since 2008
    • Member - Sustainable Business Council since 2010
    • Treasurer - Western Montana Chapter NARPM 2011 & 2012
    • Membership Coordinator - Western Montana Chapter NARPM 2017 - 2020

    Chira is a Missoula native and has been with Summit Property Management since the beginning of 2006. Chira obtained her property management license early in 2005 and had been exposed to the real estate management industry for many years prior through family owned investment management.

    Chira is currently the Vice President of Summit Property Management and has owned rental property since 2004.

    Chira is a proud mother of two beautiful children. She loves being a mom and spending time with her wonderful family and friends. Chira also loves traveling and has spent several years in Australia, California and Hawaii enjoying the oceans. Reestablished in Montana, she spends time hiking, gardening, cooking and playing at Flathead lake.

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    Robin Poiré

    General Manager

    • Licensed Property Manager
    • Member - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers

    Robin is a third generation Montanan and joined our team in April of 2013. She began working in property management in 1995 and obtained her property management license in 2004.

    Robin and her husband have enjoyed spending time together renovating their home in Missoula and their lake front property on Flathead Lake, which they continue to enjoy sharing with family and friends.

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    Sheila Parker

    Property Manager

    Sheila is a Montana native who grew up in Whitefish and later settled in the Bitterroot Valley. After spending over 10 years in hospitality management, she has joined the Summit team as a licensed property manager. She looks forward to working with real estate investors and tenants alike to continue building a strong community in the Missoula and Bitterroot areas. Sheila finds great reward in a job well done.

    Sheila enjoys spending her free time in the wilds of Montana with her magnificent family. When the opportunity presents itself, she loves traveling to the Pacific Coast and the Southwest with family and friends. Her other hobbies include landscaping, reading and painting.

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    Jennifer Morey

    Property Manager

    Jennifer is a born and raised Missoula Native. She loves to spend her time reading, painting pottery, and spending time with her two boys and her partner as well as their many pets. She also enjoys skiing, baking with her boys, and going to concerts.

    She began her property management career in 2011 and is excited to continue her career and to be a part of the Summit Property Management team.

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    Perry Alan

    Property Manager

    Perry is originally from Texas and relocated to the Missoula area in 2021. He has a decorated military career in The United States Air Force and served multiple tours to the Middle East during the Iraq war. Perry is a graduate of The Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas in Austin. After working his way through school at The Home Depot, Perry continued his career in big box retail as an Assistant Store Manager in Texas and Arizona. Perry would later transition his focus to real estate in the Dallas/Fort Worth area of North Texas. He was a key asset for 8 years with Specialized Property Management blazing excellence in sales, investment management, property renovation, and land development.

    Perry has continuously impacted his community through a three-tier approach to volunteering and service, including Veterans organizations, real estate professional groups, and emergency first responder teams. Perry has joined our team after spending 7 years making dreams come true as a year-round adventure guide in Vail, CO with Nova Guides and Lakota Guides. He has continued his passion for real estate, The Rocky Mountains, and all things outdoors right here in beautiful Missoula.

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    Icarus Prati

    Property Manager

    Bio Coming Soon

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    Chelsea Becker

    Assistant Property Manager

    Bio Coming Soon

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    Michael Falkner

    Property Manager

    • Member - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers

    Michael raised his family in southeast Idaho and moved to Missoula in 2010. His family was instantly enamored by the community and the sense of togetherness that all the downtown events bring. His previous work was in cultural resource management and archaeology. Michael attended Idaho State University and holds degrees in Anthropology, and a Minor in American Indian Studies.

    Together, with his significant other, he enjoys watching their adult children progress on their paths in life. In his spare time he enjoys walking with his partner and their dog Annie, playing guitar, and replicating stone tools. His family hopes to grow deep roots in Missoula, and loves the nearby outdoor opportunities the greater Missoula area affords.

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    Kari Wafstet

    Property Accountant

    • Licensed Real Estate Agent
    • Member - Western Montana Chapter National Association of Residential Property Managers
    • Member - National Association of Realtors
    • Member - Missoula Organization of Realtors

    Kari has Minnesota roots and is a transplant to Montana when she moved to the state in 2012. She graduated from University of Wisconsin – River Falls with her Bachelor’s in Business Administration - Management. Kari has been with Summit Property Management since 2014 and received her Property Management license soon after being hired. Since then, she has obtained her Real Estate license and is finding new learning opportunities in that field.

    Glacier National Park is her favorite place to spend time with her family. She is active in the community with her role as a foster/adoptive parent.

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    Christine Dye

    Accounting Supervisor

    • Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable
    • Payroll

    Christine has an Associate Degree in Accounting and over 20 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience. She is also the Treasurer for her church.

    Christine is a transplant from Pennsylvania who relocated to Missoula with her family in July of 2009 to be closer to Glacier National Park and Yellowstone and all of the beautiful places that the northwest has to offer. She enjoys attending all of the local cultural and sporting events. Go Griz!

    Christine’s interests include being very active in her church, spending time with her family, and walking their 90 lb. Australian Cattle dog, Alfred.

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    Tabatha Manyhides

    Maintenance Coordinator

    Tabatha was born in Missoula and is now raising her two spunky children here. She has over 10 years of customer service & sales experience. Tabatha is very compassionate. She enjoys sighting in rifles, drives up in the mountains with good company and tunes, hunting, hiking, camping, folfing, boating, jet skiing, etc. She has always supported Westside Little League baseball. In her spare time she loves learning mechanical techniques to fix vehicles.

    Tabatha is very proud to be a part of the Peak Maintenance Team where the environment is warm, and there is strong support and respect from co-workers. There is always room to learn and grow within the company.

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    Marlee Richter

    Customer Care Coordinator

    Marlee was born and raised in Wisconsin but has lived in Montana most of her life so the mountains are where she calls home. Marlee loves watching her Badger and Packer football, taking long drives in the mountains, animals and wildlife, bonfires, Flathead Lake, country music, eating good food, and being around good company and her amazing family. Marlee enjoys being able to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

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    Molly McGillivray

    Customer Care Coordinator

    Molly was born in Minnesota and moved to Montana in 1995. She has lived in Missoula for the last 28 years where she is raising her two beautiful children with her loving husband. She enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, long walks in nature and pretty much everything about the outdoors. She enjoys cooking and baking with her kids. Her family loves the winter months, especially Halloween and Christmas when they dress up, get candy and go cut a Christmas tree down every year.

    One thing she really enjoys as a hobby (when she has time away from being a MOM) is making custom cups, t-shirts, oven mitts, porch signs and everything extra crafty that you can think of. She also loves to make people laugh and she is known to always make an impression on anyone she meets!

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    Laura Morris

    Customer Care Coordinator

    Laura joined HomeRiver Group in 2022 as customer care coordinator. She has over 25 years in the customer service industry, with a degree in Psychology from the University of Montana. Laura looks forward to a bright future with HRG and learning as much as she can along the way. In her spare time Laura enjoys K-Pop, K- Dramas, and football…. Go Patriots !!!!!

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Peak Maintenance Team

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    Chuck Porte

    Maintenance Technician

    Chuck grew up in Helena Montana, has three children and four grandchildren. He plays the bass and has been in bands since high school. Skiing and biking are his favorite outdoor activities. He and his wife Dawn have been married for 45 years.

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    Randall Updegrove

    Maintenance Technician

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    Bill Stratton

    Maintenance Technician

    Bill has spent most of his life in the Missoula area. He has also lived in Phoenix, AZ as well as Auburn, WA. He is married to Beth and father to their son Scott. Bill was hired on with Peak Maintenance after selling a business that he had operated for a number of years. He felt it was time for a change and the maintenance field appealed to him for the wide range of tasks that the position offers. He never knows what his day will be like from one day to the next. That keeps him looking forward to the next adventure. He enjoys the challenges and problem solving that is required to deal with those challenges. His coworkers are supportive and help him do the best job that he can do for our valued customers.

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