Meet The Team

We are Saglo.
At Saglo Companies we’ve built a talented, experienced and passionate team of commercial real estate professionals, all committed to making every Saglo property a destination of choice for consumers. We pride ourselves on our strong work ethic and a high level of integrity, while we continually challenge ourselves to look for new and better ways to add value, enhance efficiency and increase profits for our retail partners.
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Jack Glottmann

CEO
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Jack serves as the driving force behind Saglo Companies, holding the dual roles of principal and CEO. With an impressive 25-year tenure, his leadership and vision keeps the company thriving. Jack’s extensive responsibilities encompass every aspect of Saglo’s growth, from fostering investor relations to orchestrating acquisitions, dispositions, and financing endeavors. Under his guidance, Saglo has successfully acquired over 2.9 million RSF of prime retail and commercial properties, embarked on the revitalization of 10 shopping centers totaling 990,000 RSF, and facilitated the sale of 8 properties totaling approximately 860,000 RSF. Jack’s commitment extends beyond Saglo; he actively engages with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and champions community causes, such as supporting initiatives like the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami. When he’s not shaping Saglo’s future, Jack enjoys family time, boating, and paying it forward through mentorship.

Javier Jimenez

CFO
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Javier is the financial strategist at Saglo Companies. With over 35 years of experience spanning various industries, Javier brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Armed with degrees from Baruch College and Florida International University, he plays a pivotal role in shaping Saglo’s financial landscape. At Saglo, Javier’s responsibilities are diverse, ranging from financial and strategic planning to overseeing acquisitions, banking, and investor relations. In his role as the head of the accounting department, he diligently implements best practices to ensure the seamless execution of financial procedures and ensuring Saglo’s financial stability. Whether he’s crafting strategic plans or fostering investor confidence, Javier’s precision remains unwavering. Beyond the office, Javier finds fulfillment in woodworking and capturing life’s moments through photography.

Hue Chen

President
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Hue Chen is a respected leader in the commercial real estate arena, serving as President of Saglo Companies for over a decade. With 11 years of dedicated service to Saglo, Hue has played a pivotal role in driving the company’s remarkable growth, averaging over 35% per year. Leveraging his extensive expertise in the shopping center industry, Hue has steered Saglo to prominence, solidifying its position as a key player in the field. He actively engages in industry organizations like the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), staying up-to-date with industry trends and fostering valuable connections. Additionally, Hue demonstrates his commitment to professional development and community involvement through initiatives such as the South Florida Independent Retailers Award and membership in the YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization). Outside of work, Hue enjoys embracing the vibrant lifestyle of Fort Lauderdale alongside his wife.

Property Management

Our property management team, retaining over 70% of tenants for five years, is pivotal for tenant success. Our skilled team excels in operations, maintenance, and tenant relations. Emphasizing open communication, they ensure a seamless onboarding process and promptly address tenant queries. With attention to detail and dedication, Saglo’s property management creates an environment where businesses thrive.

GailMarie Brumbaugh

Vice President of Property Management
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GailMarie is an accomplished professional with a diverse skill set and a passion for excellence. In addition to her role as Vice President of Property Management and Construction at Saglo Companies, she holds prestigious designations including RPA (Real Property Administrator) and FMA (Facilities Management Administrator). GailMarie’s commitment to professional development is further evidenced by her possession of a Real Estate Sales License and an LCAM (Licensed Community Association Manager) license in Florida. With a solid foundation in Business Management and a proven track record in the real estate industry, GailMarie has navigated through various roles at esteemed organizations such as 7 Eleven Corporation, CBRE, Demetri Real Estate, and KIMCO Realty. Her expertise encompasses property management, site development, acquisitions, and construction management. GailMarie’s dedication extends beyond her professional endeavors; she actively participates in a range of activities including country dancing, kayaking, and motorcycling. Additionally, she embraces challenges outside the office, frequently competing in long-distance rifle shooting competitions alongside her husband. With her multifaceted skill set, unwavering dedication to excellence, and commitment to continuous learning, GailMarie is a dynamic leader poised to drive success in both her professional and personal pursuits.

Bonnie Farmer

Senior Project Manager
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Bonnie Farmer plays a pivotal role in guiding new tenants from signing to opening day as the Senior Project Manager at Saglo. Having recently joined the Saglo team, she brings a wealth of experience to her role. Bonnie holds a B.A. in Communications from Gibbs College, a Certificate in Construction Management from Florida Atlantic University, and a Real Estate Sales Associate license. With nearly 20 years in Commercial Real Estate, Bonnie’s journey began in leasing and property management, but it was in construction where she found her true passion. Prior to joining Saglo, Bonnie managed over 150 projects across Florida, including major anchors and notably, the expansive Dania Pointe development. She collaborated with prominent corporations like Time Warner, Kimco, and Equity One, as well as smaller boutique firms, broadening her expertise across various facets of commercial real estate. Additionally, Bonnie is an active member of ICSC. At Saglo, she spearheads all construction initiatives within our retail portfolio spanning Florida and Georgia. Beyond work, Bonnie enjoys reading, embracing the outdoors, and exploring new destinations through travel.

Gretel Gomez

Senior Property Manager
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Gretel is a distinguished Senior Property Manager at Saglo Companies, assuming a pivotal role as the primary liaison for tenants across South Florida. With a wealth of experience under her belt, Gretel brings a depth of knowledge and expertise that enriches the Saglo team. With an impressive background spanning 19 years in both commercial and residential property management, Gretel has navigated the intricacies of various property types, including condos, high rises, and HOAs. Her commitment to excellence is evident in her acquisition of a CAM License in 2009, followed by her Real Estate License in 2020, further underscoring her dedication to mastering her craft. In her role as a Senior Property Manager, Gretel orchestrates the seamless day-to-day operations of eight shopping centers throughout South Florida. Serving as the cornerstone of tenant relations, she adeptly addresses concerns while steadfastly working to enhance property value and tenant satisfaction. Beyond her professional endeavors, Gretel finds fulfillment in the serenity of the beach, cherishing moments with her family, and indulging her passion for Salsa and other Cuban/Latin dance styles. Her multifaceted interests mirror her dynamic approach to life and work, infusing every interaction with vibrancy and enthusiasm. Gretel’s unwavering commitment to excellence, coupled with her diverse skill set and passion for property management, positions her as an invaluable asset to the Saglo team. With Gretel at the helm, tenants can trust in her dedication to delivering unparalleled service and fostering thriving communities.

Raquel Maldonado

Associate Property Manager
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Raquel is an accomplished Associate Property Manager at Saglo Companies, bringing a wealth of experience and dedication to her role. Her journey in real estate commenced at the age of 18, where she honed her skills as a closing agent before joining Saglo. In her current capacity, Raquel manages the day to day operations of a single shopping center in the Miami market while playing a pivotal role in bolstering the property management team. Her responsibilities span from promptly addressing tenants’ service requests and coordinating essential repairs to managing vendor correspondence and facilitating the drafting of maintenance/repair contracts. Additionally, she conducts thorough property inspections, ensuring optimal functionality and tenant satisfaction. Beyond her professional endeavors, Raquel finds joy in time spent with her three sons. She ensures her active involvement in her son’s sporting pursuits, including football and jujitsu. When seeking relaxation, she finds solace in the serene ambiance of the beach. Raquel’s multifaceted interests and unwavering commitment make her a valuable asset to the Saglo team.

Karen Mendez

Senior Property Manager
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Karen is a cornerstone of the Saglo team, bringing extensive experience and expertise to her role as a Senior Property Manager. Karen has been a licensed FL Real Estate agent for a decade and with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Strayer University, Karen is adept at navigating the complexities of the property management landscape. Her dedication to excellence is evident through her recognition as the manager of a “Building of the Year” award winner by BOMA Greater Tampa Bay. This accolade underscores her commitment to maintaining high standards and achieving exceptional results. Beyond her professional success, Karen is deeply committed to philanthropy. She actively supports several charitable organizations, including The Metropolitan Ministries, Feeding Tampa Bay, and Habitat for Humanity’s Veterans Build. Her volunteer work highlights her dedication to giving back to the community. At Saglo, Karen is a reliable point of contact for tenants, ensuring their needs are addressed promptly and with the highest level of service. She regularly visits properties to personally oversee operations, ensuring everything runs smoothly and efficiently. In her personal life, Karen leads an active and vibrant lifestyle. She enthusiastically supports her children in their athletic pursuits, whether it’s cheering on her daughter at volleyball matches or her son at basketball tournaments. Karen also enjoys relaxing at the beach and exploring new countries, immersing herself in different cultures. Karen’s passion for excellence, both in her professional endeavors and personal life, makes her an invaluable asset to the Saglo team. Her combination of expertise, commitment, and vibrant energy significantly contributes to the success of the properties she manages and the well-being of the communities she serves.

Tara Cameron

Senior Property Manager
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Tara brings a wealth of diverse experience to her role at Saglo, having studied at Purdue University before embarking on a successful career journey. Prior to joining Saglo, Tara demonstrated her entrepreneurial prowess by owning and operating her own restaurant in the Roswell Historic District. With over two decades in the commercial real estate industry, Tara has specialized in managing retail centers throughout the southeast. Her impressive credentials include a GA Real Estate Broker’s License and a CMIT Designation, showcasing her commitment to ongoing professional development. Tara has also played an active role in community development as a board member of the Chamblee – Doraville CID and a member of the Peachtree Gateway CID Formation Board. In her capacity as a senior property manager at Saglo, Tara oversees the Atlanta shopping centers with meticulous attention to detail. Her proactive approach ensures that operations run smoothly, and she adeptly manages tenant-related conflicts with professionalism and diplomacy. Outside of work, Tara maintains an active lifestyle, and particularly enjoys participating in marathons. Despite her busy schedule, she prioritizes quality time with her two boys, cherishing moments spent together as a family. Tara’s dedication, expertise, and dynamic leadership make her an invaluable asset to the Saglo team and the Atlanta community at large.

Kristie Heim

Property Manager
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Kristie Heim is a seasoned Property Manager for Saglo’s Orlando Market, bringing over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, primarily from the New York City metropolitan area. Her extensive background includes managing commercial high-rise properties in a demanding urban environment. This experience has endowed her with a solid understanding of property management’s intricacies which she utilized to grow and master the challenges in the Florida. Kristie is currently advancing her knowledge through studies in Applied Psychology at Southern New Hampshire University. Additionally, she remains actively involved in the professional community as a member of BOMA Orlando. Her dedication to continuous learning and professional development is evident in her ongoing education and active participation in industry associations. Beyond her professional achievements, Kristie is committed to maintaining a balanced and fulfilling life. She values personal growth and prioritizes self-improvement, recognizing that these aspects positively impact her professional endeavors. Kristie enjoys spending quality time with her family and finds joy in simple pleasures amidst the hustle and bustle of everyday life. She believes that true happiness is found in ordinary moments and that the richness of relationships and experiences constitutes real wealth. Kristie’s commitment to learning and standards of excellence make her a valuable asset to Saglo, where she continues to apply her extensive knowledge and experience to the dynamic Florida market.

Carlos A. Gonzalez

Associate Project Manager
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Carlos Alberto Gonzalez is an Associate Project Manager at Saglo Companies, where he assists the Project Manager. Over the past year, Carlos has become an invaluable member of the Saglo team. He holds a degree in Audio Technology from SAE Institute of Technology in Miami. His duties include site visits, creating bids and bid analysis, and maintaining constant communication with our valued tenants to ensure a seamless transition from lease signing to tenant openings. He is a huge asset to the construction team as well as the property management team, assisting with large-scale capital projects, helping analyze architectural plans, and creating new ideas to value engineer all of our jobs.

Leasing

Saglo’s leasing team, dedicated to excellence, combines extensive industry knowledge with a personalized approach. Proficient in market trends, property values, and legal intricacies, they guide clients seamlessly through commercial leasing complexities. Expect a proactive, efficient process with a commitment to exceptional customer service. Saglo’s leasing professionals, the backbone of the company, ensure precision and integrity in every transaction, making the journey to leasing success pleasant and stress-free.

Luis Nazario

Director of Leasing
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Luis has been a pivotal member of the Saglo team for over seven years. Holding a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Master’s in Business Administration with a specialization in retail development, Luis brings over nine years of extensive expertise in the retail sector. With seven years devoted specifically to retail leasing, he has successfully leased 1,500,000 square feet of retail space. Currently, Luis oversees 2.5 million rentable square feet within the Saglo Companies portfolio across the Southeastern United States. Beyond his professional commitments, Luis values quality time with his wife, son, and daughter. Additionally, he nurtures a passion for cars and enjoys leisurely days on the golf course.

Susan Jackson

Lease Administrator
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Having joined the Saglo team in 2023, Susi brings with her a wealth of experience in the real estate industry spanning over 13 years. With a background in Marketing and Business from UCF, she has cultivated expertise in property management, leasing, and marketing throughout her career. She is currently pursuing a minor in Law at UCF to further her knowledge of legal processes in order to better assist our Leasing Team. In her current role, Susi assumes responsibility for a wide array of tasks, including processing Letters of Intent (LOIs), generating leases, and meticulously reviewing, organizing, and processing all lease-related documentation such as amendments, assignments, and renewals. Additionally, she excels in composing professional correspondence for tenants and strives to create a positive experience and relationship with tenants. Beyond her professional commitments, Susi finds joy in baking cakes and cherishes quality time spent with her children and grandchildren.

Al Herman

Senior Leasing Agent
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Having recently joined the Saglo team, Al brings to the table 15 years of rich experience in the finance and commercial real estate sectors. His most recent tenure involved providing consulting and brokerage services at Cigar City Commercial in Tampa. Prior to this, he contributed his expertise to various brokerages in Tampa, focusing primarily on the retail sector. Additionally, Al gained invaluable insights while working at Concrete Stories, LLC in New York, where he specialized in office sector tenant and landlord representation, as well as collaborating with nonprofits to address their distinct real estate requirements. Al’s financial acumen is rooted in his tenure at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he conducted comprehensive financial statement analysis and lease abstracting across diverse property types. His responsibilities also included evaluating the origination and securitization of over $20 billion worth of single asset loans. Currently, Al serves as a volunteer soccer coach at Tampa Bay United Soccer Club and has previously volunteered at Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York. Within Saglo, Al undertakes leasing responsibilities for centers along the I-4 Corridor. Beyond his professional engagements, Al enjoys engaging in soccer activities, coaching, skiing, and exploring new culinary experiences.

Tamsyn Butler

Jr. Leasing Associate
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Tamsyn joined the Saglo team in 2023. She is an alumna of the University of Florida, where she earned dual undergraduate degrees in economics and history. Following her graduation, Tamsyn spent a year working throughout the Mediterranean and Caribbean aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship. This experience not only honed her sales skills but also sparked her passion for connecting with people. At Saglo, she is committed to selecting great tenants and seeing them succeed. As articulated by our founder Saul Glottmann, ‘If our tenants do well, we will do well.” Outside of her profession, Tamsyn enjoys golfing, dancing, and cooking with friends.

Sarah Harari

Marketing Associate
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Sarah joined the Saglo team in 2023. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Emory University. While pursuing her education, Sarah served as a research assistant and teaching assistant at the Goizueta Business School Marketing Department. Within Saglo, Sarah oversees branding, advertising, social media, and website management. Additionally, she contributes to enhancing the company’s culture and developing materials for real estate events. Beyond her professional commitments, Sarah enjoys spending quality time with her boyfriend and engaging in activities such as pole fitness, aerial rope, calisthenics, and other aerial sports.

Acquisitions

Our acquisition team employs a strategic focus on maximizing shopping center value through proactive leasing, meticulous property management, and optimizing tenant mix for heightened customer traffic. We seek opportunities in key MSAs across the Southeast, emphasizing factors such as occupancy levels, positive population growth, and low-crime rates. This strategic vision ensures that our acquisition team, like other Saglo teams, plays a crucial role in fostering success for both tenants and investors in the ever-evolving economic landscape.

Kristina R. Wyllie

VP of Acquisitions
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Kristina Wyllie is the Vice President of Acquisitions at Saglo Development, where she expertly manages the acquisition process from property identification to deal closure. With ten years at Saglo, Kristina has been instrumental in the company’s growth. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from Florida State University and is a licensed Florida Real Estate Sales Associate and member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Kristina is deeply involved in her community, actively volunteering for Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has analyzed over 2,000 shopping centers using Argus DCF/Enterprise and contributed to the acquisition of over $200 million in retail shopping centers. Outside of work, Kristina enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Philip, and their son, Sloan, and being near the water.

Bertille Mezaguer

Acquisitions Analyst
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Bertille Mezaguer is an Acquisitions Analyst at Saglo Development, where she identifies potential acquisitions, underwrites properties, and helps through the acquisition process. Recently joining the Saglo team, Bertille brings a wealth of experience from her previous role as a financial analyst at a Miami-based commercial real estate brokerage, where she valued over $500 million in commercial real estate. She holds a BBA in Real Estate and Finance from Florida International University (FIU) and has served as a Research Assistant at the FIU Hollo School of Real Estate. Bertille is proficient in data science and statistical programming, authoring quarterly market reports on the commercial real estate market in Miami-Dade. Outside of work, she enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and spending time with friends. Originally from Paris, France, she moved to the United States for college and career opportunities.

Accounting

Saglo’s accounting team ensures financial accuracy and compliance, managing accounts, budgets, and reporting with precision. Leveraging technology and expertise, they streamline processes and provide strategic insights for informed decision-making. Integral to Saglo’s success, their commitment to efficiency and integrity drives excellence in commercial real estate operations.

Natalie Hunnighan

Controller
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Natalie Hunnighan is the Controller at Saglo Companies, overseeing the company’s finances with precision. Bringing 27 years of accounting experience, including 15 years in commercial real estate, Natalie has quickly become a key member of the Saglo team since joining in February. She holds both a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Natalie’s responsibilities include maintaining meticulous financial records, managing cash flow, optimizing capital utilization, and fostering strong customer relationships.
Outside of work, Natalie enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering through her local church.

Laura S. Sierra

Property Accountant
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Laura Sierra is a Property Accountant at Saglo Companies, serving as the main point of contact for tenants regarding their accounts. With over two years at Saglo, Laura brings valuable experience from her eight-year career in the travel industry. She holds an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Broward College. At Saglo, Laura handles rent payments, accounts payable, and other daily accounting operations. Known for her strong customer service skills, she is always available to assist tenants. Outside of work, Laura enjoys spending time at the beach and exploring the city’s cultural offerings.

Fabian Salazar

Property Accountant
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Fabian Salazar is a Property Accountant at Saglo Companies, where he provides crucial support to tenants and the accounting team. With over a year at Saglo, Fabian holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance with a minor in International Business from Florida International University. Fabian is responsible for daily accounting operations, tenant communications, and vendor payments, ensuring seamless project and service execution. Outside of work, Fabian enjoys going to the gym and gaming with friends.

Operations and Support

Saglo’s dedicated operations and support team is made up of skilled professionals, from accountants maintaining financial precision to administrators facilitating seamless processes, to our marketing associate amplifying our brand impact, to our head of people nurturing our team, each contributes to Saglo’s commitment to excellence in commercial real estate operations.

Carson Dowd

Asset Manager
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Carson Dowd is the Asset Manager at Saglo Companies, bringing over nine years of experience in the retail real estate sector. With a robust background in property management, project management, acquisitions, and dispositions, he plays an extensive role in optimizing the performance and value of Saglo’s portfolio. Carson graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Real Estate and Finance. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and volunteers as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Miami.

Arthur Falconi

Operations Administrator
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Arthur Falconi is the Operations Administrator at Saglo Companies, where he manages security, supports property managers, and assists the acquisitions team. A recent addition to the Saglo team, Arthur is a University of Florida graduate with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Real Estate. He is currently advancing his expertise by pursuing a Master’s in International Real Estate at FIU. In his role, Arthur ensures the seamless operation of security systems and maintains regular communication with the monitoring company. He diligently manages tenants’ Certificates of Insurance and financial statements, contributes to the acquisitions team, and undertakes various office projects. Outside of his professional endeavors, Arthur enjoys working out, playing golf, and spending quality time with friends.

Elizabeth Maldonado

Administrative Assistant
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Elizabeth Maldonado is the Administrative Assistant at Saglo Companies, handling daily office tasks with efficiency. She recently joined Saglo, bringing 10 years of experience in fast-paced environments where she managed, scheduled, and coordinated events. Elizabeth is currently studying real estate and is known for her exceptional travel planning skills. In her free time, Elizabeth loves creating events and parties for family and friends. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her children and husband at the beach, movies, restaurants, and various fun events.

Giselle Valdez

Executive Assistant
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Giselle Valdes, Executive Assistant to Jack Glottmann, CEO of Saglo Companies, brings over 20 years of versatile experience in administration, coordination, and finance, contributing to her understanding of operational dynamics. In her nearly three years with Saglo, her role has expanded across departments and functions. She has valued the opportunity to gain experience in negotiating service contracts, collaborating with technology partners, and exploring innovative solutions to improve company processes and compliance. One of her most fulfilling achievements is guiding colleagues to greater opportunities through mentorship. As Giselle works on projects and platform implementation, while also embracing expanded IT responsibilities, she is excited about contributing to the company’s future success. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and pets.

Melissa Alvarez

Head of People
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Melissa Alvarez leads the Human Resources department at Saglo Companies, overseeing all HR-related functions with a commitment to excellence and employee well-being. She joined Saglo in August of 2023, bringing a wealth of experience from diverse industries including fintech, finance, real estate, and hospitality. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree from the University of Richmond where she double majored in Psychology and was a starting member of the Division 1 Women’s Soccer team. Melissa also holds a Human Resources Management Certificate from the University of Miami. Dedicated to upholding Saglo’s core values, Melissa focuses on fostering a positive company culture and ensuring a seamless hiring and onboarding process for new team members. She is passionate about creating a positive and inclusive environment where employees can thrive both personally and professionally. Outside of work, Melissa enjoys spending time at the beach, gardening, and video chatting with her niece and nephews.

Saglo Companies

To empower our people, who share our core values, to operate shopping centers at the highest potential