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UGOC Spotlight: Recognizing Micheline Moncur During Women In Construction Week

UGOC Spotlight: Recognizing Micheline Moncur During Women In Construction Week

The first week of March marks “Women In Construction Week” and the United Group of Companies, Inc. (United Group) is proud to recognize Micheline Moncur,..

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes February Work Anniversaries

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes February Work Anniversaries

United Group is celebrating a trifecta of work anniversaries during the month of February, recognizing Ashley Wysocarski, Patrick Sgambati, and Vince..

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes January Work Anniversaries

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes January Work Anniversaries

A new year means celebrating new work anniversaries! To kickoff 2020, United Group is recognizing Karen Murray and Stephanie Proper, who are celebrating..

United Group’s Year In Review

United Group’s Year In Review

With 2019 officially in the record books, United Group is eager to reflect on the many accomplishments, national recognition, and company growth that was..

United Group Honors Milestone Work Anniversaries with Celebration at Franklin Plaza

United Group Honors Milestone Work Anniversaries with Celebration at Franklin Plaza

Throughout the year, United Group has recognized and honored individuals who have reached five, ten, fifteen, and twenty or more years with the company...

Arcadia Gardens Named Finalist For National Home Builders Award

Arcadia Gardens Named Finalist For National Home Builders Award

UGOC Spotlight: Beatriz Beecher Celebrates 15 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Beatriz Beecher Celebrates 15 Years With United Group

Beatriz Beecher, one of United Group’s longest serving employees from the state of Florida is celebrating her fifteenth work anniversary with the company..

UGOC Spotlight: John Peterson celebrates 35 years with united group

UGOC Spotlight: John Peterson celebrates 35 years with united group

United Group is proud to recognize John Peterson for celebrating his thirty-fifth work anniversary with the company. John, United Group’s vice president..

UGOC Spotlight: Jacob Handal Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Jacob Handal Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

Jacob Handal, the maintenance supervisor at The Gables at Lakeside, recently celebrated his twentieth work anniversary with United Group. Jacob began his..

United Group Recognizes August Work Anniversaries

United Group Recognizes August Work Anniversaries

United Group is thrilled to recognize and celebrate Dino Morelli for his fifth year with the company. Dino is the Maintenance Supervisor at Wallkill..

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes July Work Anniversaries

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes July Work Anniversaries

United Group is proud to recognize work anniversaries for two outstanding members of our team during the month of July. Shannon Redden and Dan Wasserbach..

UGOC Spotlight: National Intern Day

UGOC Spotlight: National Intern Day

United Group is proud to offer several different internship opportunities to high school and college students on a yearly basis. These internships provide..

UGOC Spotlight: Curtis Tripp Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Curtis Tripp Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

United Group is proud to recognize another major milestone work anniversary this year! Curtis Tripp, an HVAC Technician, recently celebrated his twentieth..

On Campus Vs Off Campus: The True Cost Of Living

On Campus Vs Off Campus: The True Cost Of Living

Before you make the trek to college this Fall, it’s important to understand the many differences of living on campus versus living off campus. The six..

UNITED GROUP RECOGNIZES MAY WORK ANNIVERSARIES

UNITED GROUP RECOGNIZES MAY WORK ANNIVERSARIES

As the month of May comes to a close, United Group is thrilled to recognize Bill Flanigan, who recently celebrated his fifth year with the company. Bill..

The Three Be’s of Social Media Marketing For Property Management

The Three Be’s of Social Media Marketing For Property Management

In the world of residential property management, every resident, every prospect and every lease matters. The mission is to fully occupy their communities..

United Group Welcomes New Chief Investment Officer

United Group Welcomes New Chief Investment Officer

The United Group is pleased to welcome Mark Marasciullo as the company’s new Chief Investment Officer.

UGOC SPOTLIGHT: United Group Recognizes April Work Anniversaries

UGOC SPOTLIGHT: United Group Recognizes April Work Anniversaries

It’s only fitting that United Group’s April work anniversaries include the dynamic duo of Jeff Arnold and Nancy OMalley, who are both celebrating their..

United Group’s Tim Haskins Honored At Leadership Institute Class Of 2019 Ceremony

United Group’s Tim Haskins Honored At Leadership Institute Class Of 2019 Ceremony

Capital Region business leaders gathered at the Franklin Terrace Ballroom in Troy, NY, yesterday evening, for the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of..

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes March Work Anniversaries

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes March Work Anniversaries

After an anniversary-less February, United Group is proud to once again, recognize two outstanding members of their team during the month of March. Nancy..

United Group Raises Over $7,000 For “Go Red For Women”

United Group Raises Over $7,000 For “Go Red For Women”

Every February, United Group joins the fight against heart disease by partnering with the American Heart Association for their “Go Red For Women”..

Mike DiGiacomo Promoted to Vice President of Senior and Student Housing

Mike DiGiacomo Promoted to Vice President of Senior and Student Housing

United Group is thrilled to announce that Mike DiGiacomo has been promoted to Vice President of Senior and Student Housing.

Dana Wheeler Promoted To Regional Manager

Dana Wheeler Promoted To Regional Manager

United Group recently announced that Dana Wheeler has been promoted to Regional Manager. Her new challenge will include the oversight of five multi-family..

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes January Work Anniversaries

UGOC Spotlight: United Group Recognizes January Work Anniversaries

The United Group is thrilled to recognize two outstanding members of their team during the month of January. Winona Omasta and Max Jones are celebrating..

UGOC Spotlight: Vice President of Development Services Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Vice President of Development Services Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

Today, United Group proudly recognizes Karen A. Schlederer’s twentieth anniversary with the company. She began her career as a leasing specialist, and..

United Group Raises Over $3,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness

United Group Raises Over $3,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness

The United Group of Companies, Inc. (United Group) was eager to once again raise money and spread awareness during the month of October for Making Strides..

UGOC SPOTLIGHT: KEITH AXELROD EARNS SERIES 24 GENERAL SECURITIES PRINCIPAL LICENSE

UGOC SPOTLIGHT: KEITH AXELROD EARNS SERIES 24 GENERAL SECURITIES PRINCIPAL LICENSE

Keith Axelrod, United Group’s Finance Managing Director recently earned a Series 24 General Securities Principal License, which qualifies him as a general..

United Group Hosts Third Successful Managers Retreat

United Group Hosts Third Successful Managers Retreat

United Group property managers from New York, Florida and Georgia recently gathered in Lake George, NY at the Sagamore Resort for another successful..

The College Suites at Hudson Valley: The Home Of Champions

The College Suites at Hudson Valley: The Home Of Champions

The United Group of Companies, Inc. was pleased to partner with the Tri-City ValleyCats, the Capital Region’s most prestigious minor league baseball team;..

UGOC Spotlight: Director of Project Development Celebrates 15 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Director of Project Development Celebrates 15 Years With United Group

Tim Haskins’ proud and fulfilling career at United Group has officially reached the fifteen year milestone this month. His leadership, work ethic, and..

UGOC Spotlight: National Intern Day

UGOC Spotlight: National Intern Day

The United Group is very fortunate to once again employ an ambitious and skilled group of high school and college student interns, and was thrilled to..

Two United Group Employees Praised for Lifesaving Efforts

Two United Group Employees Praised for Lifesaving Efforts

Two United Group employees were recently recognized for their efforts going above and beyond the call of duty to help save a life at Campo Felice, an..

UGOC Spotlight: Commercial Properties Regional Manager Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Commercial Properties Regional Manager Celebrates 20 Years With United Group

The extensive and wondrous career of E. Graham Thompson officially reached twenty years today, as United Group proudly recognizes his work ethic,..

Staying Fit With United Group

Staying Fit With United Group

The United Group Team, once again, laced up their sneakers and headed to Peebles Island State Park for an action-packed afternoon of wellness, learning..

Interest In Real Estate Draws Local High School Student To United Group Internship

Interest In Real Estate Draws Local High School Student To United Group Internship

New York’s Capital Region is home to thousands of gifted and ambitious high school and college students eager to gain firsthand experience in the working..

Sandalwood Village's Jacob Winge: Civic Leader, Community Organizer & Newest Kiwanis Club Member

Sandalwood Village's Jacob Winge: Civic Leader, Community Organizer & Newest Kiwanis Club Member

On top of building and managing unparalleled homes, apartments, suites and townhomes nationwide, the United Group of Companies relentlessly strives to..

UGOC Honors Recent United University Graduating Class

UGOC Honors Recent United University Graduating Class

This month, the United Group honored team members who recently earned an Associate Degree from United University, which is a management training program..

New UGOC Employees Reflect On “Community Assistant Workshop”

New UGOC Employees Reflect On “Community Assistant Workshop”

United Group’s newly hired Community Assistants were warmly welcomed to the United Group Team this month at the first ever “Community Assistant Workshop,”..

United Group Chief Operating Officer Earns Certified Property Manager Credential

United Group Chief Operating Officer Earns Certified Property Manager Credential

How does anyone balance managing the day-to-day operations of an entire company’s property management portfolio, lead a team of more than 125 employees,..

SECOND UNITED GROUP REGIONAL MANAGER EARNS CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER CREDENTIAL FROM INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

SECOND UNITED GROUP REGIONAL MANAGER EARNS CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER CREDENTIAL FROM INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

Jackie Shafer began her career in real estate as a leasing consultant for affordable housing properties. Twenty years later, she hasn’t looked back.

United Group Reflects On Mental Health First Aid Training

United Group Reflects On Mental Health First Aid Training

According to the Mental Health Association in New York State, 20% of youth aged 17-25 suffer from mental health issues.

UGOC Spotlight: Lindsay Tookes Earns Master’s Degree in Human Resources

UGOC Spotlight: Lindsay Tookes Earns Master’s Degree in Human Resources

When we asked Lindsay Tookes, United Group’s Compensation and Benefits Manager, why she decided to further her education and pursue a Master’s Degree, she..

Albany Times Union: Glenmont Abbey Village: A Vibrant, Active Community Filled With Friends & Fun

Albany Times Union: Glenmont Abbey Village: A Vibrant, Active Community Filled With Friends & Fun

From the Albany Times Union on March 23, 2018:

TCPalm: Stuart Proceeding With 180-Unit Apartment Complex

TCPalm: Stuart Proceeding With 180-Unit Apartment Complex

From the TCPalm on January 29, 2018:

Albany Times Union: Apartments, Office Building To Fill Sixth Avenue Block In Troy

Albany Times Union: Apartments, Office Building To Fill Sixth Avenue Block In Troy

From the Albany Times Union on January 17, 2018:

Albany Business Review: United Group Says Time Is Right For $40 Million Development In Downtown Troy

Albany Business Review: United Group Says Time Is Right For $40 Million Development In Downtown Troy

From the Albany Business Review on January 12, 2018:

The Denver Post: Here's A Thanksgiving Weekend Tour Of A Dozen Ranch Lifestyles Around Denver

The Denver Post: Here's A Thanksgiving Weekend Tour Of A Dozen Ranch Lifestyles Around Denver

From The Denver Post on November 22, 2017:

Senior Housing Business: Active Adult Communities Evolve

Senior Housing Business: Active Adult Communities Evolve

From Senior Housing Business on November 20, 2017:

Albany Times Union: Next Wave Center To Be Located At STEP

Albany Times Union: Next Wave Center To Be Located At STEP

From the Albany Times Union on November 11, 2017:

UGOC Spotlight: Senior Vice President of Finance Celebrates 30 Years With United Group

UGOC Spotlight: Senior Vice President of Finance Celebrates 30 Years With United Group

Kim Williams joined United Group in 1987, and hasn't looked back. She's climbed the ladder of success to United Group's Senior Vice President of Finance,..

Albany Times Union: Time Capsules A Peek Into Rensselaer County's Religious Past

Albany Times Union: Time Capsules A Peek Into Rensselaer County's Religious Past

From the Albany Times Union on November 3, 2017:

Diamond Oaks Village A Finalist For Best 55+ Independent Living Community

Diamond Oaks Village A Finalist For Best 55+ Independent Living Community

Resident Spotlight: Don Fritz’s Next Mission

Resident Spotlight: Don Fritz’s Next Mission

Donald Fritz carried out countless missions while serving in the United States Army during the Korean War. Sixty one years later, Fritz packed his bags..

Resident Spotlight: Meet Student Athlete Linnea D'Acchille

Resident Spotlight: Meet Student Athlete Linnea D'Acchille

Meet College Suites at Hudson Valley resident, Linnea D'Acchille. Born and raised in Easton, NY, and a proud alumni of Greenwich Central School, Linnea..

Managers Retreat 2017: Uniting the United Group Team In Lake Placid

Managers Retreat 2017: Uniting the United Group Team In Lake Placid

The United Group hit the high peaks this September when property managers from New York, Colorado, Florida and Georgia all united in Lake Placid, NY for a..

South Florida Business Journal: Amara Shrine Temple Could Be Replaced By Senior Living Facility

South Florida Business Journal: Amara Shrine Temple Could Be Replaced By Senior Living Facility

From the South Florida Business Journal on October 10, 2017:

United Group Regional Manager Earns Certified Property Manager Credential From IREM

United Group Regional Manager Earns Certified Property Manager Credential From IREM

With over a decade of experience in real estate and property management, Michael DiGiacomo hasn’t stopped learning.

Naples Florida Weekly: Jeff Arnold

Naples Florida Weekly: Jeff Arnold

From Naples Florida Weekly on September 7, 2017:

Bonita Springs Welcomes New 55+ Apartment Community

Bonita Springs Welcomes New 55+ Apartment Community

Rome Sentinel: Deerfield Place Cuts Ribbon On New Apartment, Townhouse Complex In Utica

Rome Sentinel: Deerfield Place Cuts Ribbon On New Apartment, Townhouse Complex In Utica

From the Daily Sentinel on August 19, 2017: