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Susanne Stone, Principal
Susanne received her Bachelor’s Degree at Kutztown University and her Master’s Degree in social administration and public policy at Temple University. Susanne has over 25 years experience in social services and real estate development, formerly having served as the Director of Housing for Project HOME and the Director of Constituent Services for Councilwoman Happy Fernandez. Susanne specializes in service-enriched housing for seniors, the homeless, veterans and special needs populations and works with clients from concept to completion on all aspects of the development process. Susanne has been with Sherick Project Management for over 15 years and currently serves as the Vice Chairperson on the Pathways to Housing PA board of directors.

Joseph P. Sherick, Principal
Joe has over 25 years of experience in real estate development. After working for a number of firms in the private and public sector of the industry, Joe formed Sherick Project Management, Inc. in 1992. Working mainly in the pre-development aspect of the business, Joe focuses on the Entitlement process (permitting), zoning, environmental issues, site development, budget development, and cost estimating. Joe also manages coordinating architecture, engineers, and scheduling. He has assembled a reputable team and has managed a multitude of successful projects.

Jennifer Lewis, Senior Development Project Manager
Jennifer Lewis joined Sherick in 2003. Her expertise includes project planning and financing as well as coordination of the development process. Jennifer's major responsibilities include managing the day to day operations of real estate development projects and writing development proposals for local, state, and federal sources including low income housing tax credits. Loan closings, preparation of development proformas, coordinating predevelopment activities, and gathering due diligence for lenders and investors are also within her realm of responsibilities. Jennifer has a master degree in urban planning and has worked in the community development field for 18 years. Jennifer relocated to Baltimore in early 2012 and resides in the Cedarcroft section of North Baltimore.

Leigh Jones, Senior Development Project Manager
Leigh Jones has more than a decade of real estate development and urban planning experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. At Stone Sherick, she works with nonprofit and for-profit clients on all facets of affordable housing development, from site acquisition and development entitlements to securing and closing on a wide range of financing sources, including low income housing tax credits. Prior to joining Stone Sherick in 2013, Leigh was with the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority, where she worked on large scale redevelopment projects across Center City and University City.  She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and is also a licensed New Jersey Professional Planner. Leigh received a Bachelor’s degree from Pomona College, where she studied Public Policy, and she has a Master of City & Regional Planning degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Maria Duque-Buckley, Senior Project Manager
Maria has over 15 years of experience in affordable housing and community development. Her specialties affordable housing finance, urban planning, and redevelopment. Maria has extensive experience in an array of housing financing programs, including LIHTC, historic tax credits, CDBG/HOME, and FHLB AHP, and she manages development projects from concept through to completion. Prior to working with Sherick, Maria worked for ten years at Ingerman where she managed several projects located throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland; in San Francisco with Seifel Consulting, a real estate and urban economics consulting firm; and for the City of Philadelphia as a Housing Analyst. Maria has a Bachelor of Arts from Bryn Mawr College and a Master of City Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Peezick, Senior Construction Project Manager
Jeff received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts. Jeff also received a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (cSBA) certificate from Bucks County Community College after completing the SBA program, 2007-2008. Jeff has 12 years of experience as a project manager at several construction firms and spent 15 years running his own business, specializing in design consultation, custom cabinetry and finish carpentry. Jeff has been at Sherick Project Management for 14 years serving as a Senior Project Manager for construction.

Emily Perschetz, Project Manager
Emily Perschetz holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. Emily joined Sherick Project Management in 2009 after three years as a senior project manager at a nonprofit real estate development company in New York City dedicated to building affordable and supportive housing and artists’ spaces on the west side of Manhattan. Previously, Emily worked for five years as a project manager at a land use planning consulting firm in Baltimore, which worked on various large- and small-scale residential and commercial projects throughout the city.

Joel Patterson, Project Manager
Joel Patterson is a Senior Business and Development Manager with Stone Sherick Consulting Group.  His areas of expertise include pre-development coordination, project and construction management, and business development.  Joel received a Bachelors of Architecture from Syracuse University and a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University. Joel is a member of ULI and NYHC-Young Leaders Council.

Alexandra Moorhead, Project Manager
Alexandra joined the SPM team in 2013. She has a bachelor’s degree in English Literature and has focused on proposal writing for funding applications. She has experience in the City of Philadelphia Commerce and OHCD RFPs, LIHTC applications, and FHLB AHP applications. She assists all project managers in overseeing a wide range of projects and coordinating day to day operations, as well as communicating with the clients, and organizing and scheduling the Sherick team.

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