RealtyCom Partners, LLC is comprised of leaders from the telecommunications and multifamily industries. We leverage decades of experience, extensive understanding and established relationships within these two unique disciplines to represent apartment Owners in their telecommunications contract negotiations. By maintaining strong, long-standing relationships with local, regional and nationwide telecommunication service providers, RealtyCom stays abreast of the ever-changing landscape of telecom services and offerings, which directly impact the value of a portfolio’s contracts.
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As President, Rush, along with our CEO, guides the overall strategy and direction of RealtyCom. In addition, Rush negotiates with telecommunications providers on behalf of RealtyCom clients to provide the most attractive level of services and compensation available. Prior to joining RealtyCom Partners, Rush held senior leadership positions with Time Warner Cable and Comcast where he led successful multifamily sales teams in Texas, California and North Carolina. Rush also ran all sales channels for Logic/WestStar, a triple play FTTH provider in the Cayman Islands prior to joining RealtyCom. Prior to his career in telecommunications, Rush managed a construction lending portfolio with Wells Fargo Bank. Rush holds a bachelors degree in Finance from Texas A&M University.
Chief Operations Officer
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Since joining the team in 2013 Cristy Boucher has led RealtyCom Partners’ client services/sales team, while overseeing business operations and contract processing. As Chief Operations Officer she is responsible for a number of functional areas including systems management, training and development, CRM implementations, reporting procedures, and customer and technical support.
Cristy is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, and prior to joining RealtyCom was on the board of the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Dominican University of California and is a graduate of the Berkeley Executive Leadership Program.
Senior Vice President
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Steve Lefkovits represents RealtyCom Partners in conjunction with his role as principal of Joshua Tree Consulting, a strategy and management consulting practice specializing in developing unique strategies to demonstrably increase profitability and competitiveness for large multifamily investors and their principals. His clients include some of the largest multifamily REITs, private apartment owners and top-tier vendors who serve the industry such as American Express, TransUnion and Move.com.
An industry veteran, Mr. Lefkovits is responsible for new business development and sales.
Prior to his work with RealtyCom Partners and ownership of Joshua Tree Consulting, Mr. Lefkovits has served as a Senior Vice President for Technology Initiatives for BRE Properties and as a Vice President for Finance and Technology of the National Multi Housing Council. While at NMHC, he pioneered the NMHC Technology Forum, a new issues area devoted to the efficient, profitable adoption of technology in the multifamily industry. He is also the Executive Producer of the Apartment Internet Marketing Conference and co-producer of the Apartment Revenue Management Conference.
Steve has a master’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, and has an undergraduate economics degree from Yale University. Steve has served as Vice Chair of the Mid Peninsula Housing Coalition, the leading low income housing developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also serves as a board member of Bay Area Scores, a youth non-profit. Steve is also a professional landscape and nature photographer whose work may be seen at www.pacific-landscapes.com
Vice President of Accounting
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Catherine Ratté joined RealtyCom Partners as a Controller in 2010. Her primary focus is to manage the Accounting Department. In addition, she manages Client upfront payments from Service Providers, ongoing-revenue share payments and assists with any assignment or assumptions of service provider contracts and on-going revenue share payments. By managing the process and maintaining Client’s compensation via a Sales Force database she is able to review actual vs budget amounts of Client’s payments, which in turn increases revenue for our Client’s. Catherine has over 15 plus years of accounting experience in various industries.
Senior Vice President
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As Senior Vice President, New Construction Phil manages RealtyCom’s new construction team and business practice which includes oversight of provider negotiations, low voltage design review services, new construction project management, and on-site field support services. Before joining in 2013, Phil founded a consulting company that provided site acquisition solutions for top-tier domestic cable and phone companies. Previous to his consulting business, Phil was a General Manager with WinStar Communications, a fixed wireless CLEC, and held key business development positions with OpTel, Inc. a private cable company servicing multi-family communities across the country. Phil began his professional career as a business and real estate attorney based in Los Angeles. He holds a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) from Loyola Law School and Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.