Monroe Apartments
June 23, 2010
Welcome and opening remarks: Colonel Anthony
Remarks by W. H. H. Trice and Company: Cathleen
McCartney and Olina Owata
Introduction of Fort Monroe Authority (FMA) team:
Bill Armbruster
Explanation of the ownership/management change:
Bill Armbruster
Monroe Apartments
Transition Plan:
 Jerry
Moore, FMA
 Kim Merritt, Old Point Comfort Real Estate Services, LLC
 Kim Gross, Old Point Comfort Real Estate Services, LLC
Kim Merritt
experienced in property management in both public
and private residential portfolios
integral part of the start-up process when 4,000
homes were transitioned to the private sector in
managed 1,200 homes transitioned at Fort Eustis in
recently, portfolio consists of private apartment
communities that are home to many members of all
branches of the military
Kim Gross
Will be the on-site manager for the Monroe
Apartments after transfer on August 1
Extensive experience in the management of military
housing, both private and government-run
Part of start-up operations team for 6,000 homes
transferred from the Navy in San Diego, 1,300
homes at Marine Corps Base Quantico, and 4,000
homes transfer from the Navy in Hampton Roads
Sterling Oaks, Norfolk; Ocean Pebbles, Virginia
Beach; Chelsea at Lee Hall, Newport News
Transition Plan
Objective: to make the transition
from Trice to OPCRES as seamless
as possible with no increased
cost to residents
New Leases
 Due
to change in management, existing leases will
terminate on July 31, 2010
 New leases will be effective August 1, 2010
 New leases will expire on the same day as your current
 Rental rate will be the same as your current lease
 Security deposits will be transferred from Trice to FMA
 Rules and regulations will remain the same
 Some additional D.O.D. requirements tied to
environmental matters will be added to your lease
Leasing Priority
“Waterfall” approach to leasing will be used to prioritize
who rents at Monroe Apartments:
 Active
military stationed at Fort Monroe
 Active foreign military stationed at Fort Monroe
 Civilians working at Fort Monroe
 Active military stationed at other posts
 Retired military
 General public
Renewal of Leases
 Upon
expiration of your new lease, you will be able to
sign a 6 month or one year extension at the same rate
(no increase in the monthly rent)
 Example:
 Current
lease expires October 31, 2010
 New lease effective August 1, 2010
 New lease expires October 31, 2010
 Extension of six months will expire April 30, 2011
 Extension of one year will expire October 31, 2011
Signing a New Lease
New leases will be written starting July 20 and
ending July 28
[email protected]
Temporary “Monroe Apartment Leasing Office”
established in Building 49
Leasing office hours:
 Tues-Fri,
July 20-23, noon to 6pm
 Sat, July 24, 10am-2pm
 Mon-Wed, July 26-28, noon to 6pm
Location of Building 49
Building 49
Important Steps to Take
Make your August rent check payable to Fort
Monroe Authority
Mailing address remains the same
Please help us notify any of your neighbors who are
deployed or planning to be out of town so we can
make necessary arrangements regarding their new
Please complete the sign in sheets with all
information requested
When You Sign Your New Lease
Please bring the following when you come
to sign your new lease:
 Photo
 Copy of your current lease
 List of vehicles and license plate numbers
 Verification of dependents
July 29, 2010
Pavilion 5
5:00 to 7:00
Hosted by Fort Monroe Authority
[email protected]

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