The Broder and Sachse enterprise, 2014.

Meet Our Team


Richard Broder
CEO
Richard Broder, CEO

Meet Rich

  • Graduated from University of Michigan with a B.A. in Urban Studies.
  • Active and on the boards of numerous charities such as: International Association of Hebrew Free Loans, Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit, and The Red Cross.
  • Resides in West Bloomfield with his wife and two daughters.
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Rich Broder is Broder & Sachse’s founder and CEO. He is responsible for all strategic activities of the company. Under Mr. Broder’s leadership, Broder & Sachse has grown from a start-up business to a full-service management and development company, managing over 130 properties consisting of over 16 million square feet and 10,000 multifamily units.

Rich is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies. Upon graduation, he joined Farbman Stein and Company as a property manager and leasing agent. During his career at Farbman Stein, he was instrumental in building the company from a two-manager operation to a major management firm with over 100 employees and almost 100 properties under contract. Ultimately, Mr. Broder became Executive Vice President of Farbman Stein and was responsible for its entire operations, including management of over 12.5 million square feet of commercial, retail, office and residential real estate. His clients during his 10 year tenure included CB Commercial Realty Advisors, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Comerica Bank, Michigan National Bank, Nationwide Life Insurance, New York Life, CIGNA Realty Investors, General Motors and many substantial individual investors. He continues to provide quality service to many of these clients.

Mr. Broder is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He is a past President of the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Metropolitan Detroit. He is immediate past President of the International Association of Hebrew Free Loans, and he serves on the Board of Governors of the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit. Mr. Broder also serves on the Board of the Department of Drawings, Prints and Photography for the Detroit Institute of Arts. He is also Chairman of Capital Needs Division of the United Jewish Foundation. He was an original Member of the Board of Commissioners of the Downtown Development Authority for the City of Southfield, Michigan. He holds an Associate Brokers license in the State of Michigan and is the firm’s broker of record.

Mr. Broder is a Certified Property Manager (CPM) of the Institute of Real Estate Management. He and his family reside in West Bloomfield, Michigan.




Todd Sachse
Vice President
Todd Sachse, Vice President

Meet Todd

  • Graduated from University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Active and on the boards of numerous charities including: Jewish Community Center, Jewish Federation of Detroit and JPM.
  • Resides in Huntington Woods with his wife and three children.
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Todd Sachse is a shareholder and Vice President of Broder & Sachse. He is involved in many areas of corporate strategic planning for the company, and is on the firm’s leadership team. As majority owner of Broder & Sachse’s sister company, Sachse Construction, Mr. Sachse has developed a loyal clientele of customers who require a firm that is World Class in caring for its clients in a variety of building categories such as high-end retail and restaurant projects, renovation of vintage buildings, medical and general office build-outs, as well as development and construction of multi-family projects. Mr. Sachse earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan. Upon graduation, he founded and operated several businesses related to property operations and maintenance.

Todd is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He served as President of the Jewish Community Center and is on the Board of Directors. He is Chairman of the Real Estate and Property Management Committee for the Jewish Federation of Detroit (Liaison), and he is on the Executive Committee & Board of Governors for JFMD.

He and his family reside in Huntington Woods, Michigan.




Lee Hurwitz
President
Lee Hurwitz, Chief Investment Officer

Meet Lee

  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in International Relations.
  • Serves on the board of directors of the Jewish Vocational Services and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.
  • Resides in Huntington Woods with his family.
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Lee A. Hurwitz is the President for Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services, Inc. He is responsible for the global and daily implementation of the company’s investment strategy and goals. Lee oversees the operations of underwriting, due diligence, financing, syndication, entitlements, planning, leasing, and construction of new real estate acquisitions and developments. As part of the company’s leadership team, Lee is also involved in setting and implementing corporate strategic goals and objective.

Lee is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds a Bachelor of Political Science degree, with a concentration in International Business. He has been with Broder & Sachse since 1996, starting as an assistant Property Manager. Lee became a Property Manager in 1997, and Broder & Sachse’s Director of Property Management in 2000. Lee was named to his current position in 2003. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Michigan.

Lee is involved in a variety of community and charitable organizations. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Vocation Services. In addition, he serves as a member of the Real Estate Division of the United Jewish Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Metro Detroit.




Tonya L. Frammolino, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
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Meet Tonya

  • Core expertise includes optimizing cash flow, building processes and infrastructure to facilitate growth, and financial planning.
  • More than 15 years of experience predominately in the real estate sector
  • Certified Public Accountant with an active license within the State of Michigan
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Tonya L. Frammolino, CPA serves as Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services Chief Financial Officer. In that role, Mrs. Frammolino provides financial leadership and direction to the company, and is a member of the Leadership Team. Tonya is a results driven professional with more than 15 years of experience predominately in the real estate sector. Her experience includes development, investments, construction, and property management. Tonya’s core expertise includes optimizing cash flow, building processes and infrastructure to facilitate growth, and financial planning.
Prior to joining the Broder & Sachse team Tonya served as Controller for Olympia Development of Michigan in downtown Detroit. In that role Tonya was responsible for financial reporting of the real estate development, construction, property management and parking operations. Previously, Tonya held Controllership roles with Bluerock Real Estate, a national real estate investment firm, Grillo Companies, a Macomb County real estate development firm, and the Honor State Bank.
Tonya has earned her bachelor of accountancy degree from Walsh College and is pursuing a dual master’s degree in both finance and business administration, also from Walsh College. She is a Certified Public Accountant with an active license within the State of Michigan.




Michelle Kirby
Vice President, Multifamily Asset Management
Michelle Kirby

Meet Michelle

  • Over 20 years in Multifamily Property Management.
  • Degree from Monroe Community College and Business Management Education from the University of Michigan
  • Has earned multiple Prism property management awards
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Michelle brings more than 20 years of multi-family management experience and is responsible for managing over 3 million-square-feet of property in the Broder & Sachse national real estate portfolio.

Before joining Broder & Sachse, Michelle served as the Director of Multi-Family Management, where she led the multi-family division, maximized operating results for a national portfolio and maintained client relations and achievement goals through third party receivership, management and foreclosures.

Kirby earned her associate’s degree from Monroe Community College and obtained additional business management education from The University of Michigan.

She has earned multiple Prism property management awards, including leasing team of the year and manager of the year

 




Elizabeth Kmetz
Vice President, Commercial Asset Management & Construction
Elizabeth Kmetz, Director of Commercial Property Management

Meet Beth

  • Graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in English, and from St. Cloud State with an in M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction.
  • Served on the board of directors for Greater Minneapolis BOMA.
  • Resides in Indian Village, Detroit.
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Elizabeth Kmetz is Vice President of Commercial Asset Management and Construction for Broder & Sachse Real Estate Services, Inc.  She is responsible for the operations and direction of the commercial property management division, which provides services to almost 5 million square feet of commercial real estate.

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of English  from the University of Wisconsin and Master of Science in Education from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.  She has worked in commercial real estate for over a decade, managing a variety of property types in several different markets, starting at Equity Office Properties in San Francisco, CA as a property manager and for Hines in Minneapolis, where she managed Class A high-rise office, a portfolio of suburban flex office buildings and a luxury lifestyle shopping center.   She is a former member of Greater Minneapolis BOMA’s board of directors.

Elizabeth is a recent transplant to Michigan and lives in downtown Detroit.  She is enjoying getting to know her new home.




Jon Rolwing
Vice President, Acquisitions & Development
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Meet Jon

  • Earned an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and an undergraduate degree in Finance at Bowling Green State University.
  • During his career, Jon has acquired, joint ventured, financed, developed, or sold, over $2 Billion of property.
  • Resides with his wife and four children in New Albany, OH
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Jon is responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy to help the firm achieve its growth goals while diversifying its existing portfolio.  His duties include scouring the markets for the right opportunities to structuring the capital stack and identifying the right financial partners.

Jon’s background includes being the senior financial executive at a large Midwest developer with an annual development pipeline of $200 million and organizational overhead of $5-$7 million.  Jon also worked for one of the country’s largest pension funds as a leader in acquisitions, specifically in joint ventures and covered the West Coast and Midwest Regions.  During his career, Jon has acquired, joint ventured, financed, developed, or sold, over $2 Billion of property.  He has also been responsible for managing significant portfolios of assets including distribution warehouses, office buildings, and multifamily properties.

Jon currently resides in New Albany, Ohio with his wife Amy and four children.  In his community, Jon has been active developing and managing youth sports organizations and coaching.  Jon’s primary hobby has been coaching youth sports and he has played a role in helping several athletes earn collegiate scholarships.   Jon played significant roles in the construction of Columbus Diocese’s largest Catholic Church and the development of a 145-acre city park.

Jon earned an MBA from Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio and his undergraduate degree in Finance at Bowling Green State University.  Jon is an active member in ULI and also holds the MAI designation from the Appraisal Institute.

Contact Jon at jrolwing@brodersachse.com