About Birgo

Improving Lives through Real Estate
about birgo

Private Equity Real Estate Investment & Management

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irgo is a fully-integrated private equity real estate firm. Comprised of two unique platforms—Birgo Realty and Birgo Capital—Birgo is on a mission to improve lives through real estate.
In addition to the management of affordable residential & commercial spaces across the Greater Pittsburgh Area, Birgo leads the way for investors looking to gain passive income through private equity real estate funds.
Our desire is to exceed our stakeholders’ expectations— including our investors, tenants, and communities—through service that prioritizes care, transparency, and growth.

What We Do

Fully-Managed
Real Estate & Investments

Birgo is a fully-integrated private equity real estate firm dedicated to helping our community live and grow. We handle everything from property acquisitions and asset management to on-site maintenance, providing both our investors & tenants with unparalleled service. Our in-house service offers our clients peace of mind as we steward their capital and homes according to our values — integrity, excellence, “rhinocerality,” teamwork, vision, and humility.

Brokerage

Buyer and seller representation services for management and investment real estate.

Leasing

Leasing of commercial and residential spaces to short and long-term tenants.

Property Management

Commercial and residential property management services.

Financing

Strategic financing for acquisitions, construction, and tenant improvements.

Development

Acquisitions analysis, ground-up strategies, renovations, and market analysis.

Construction Management

Design and construction oversight, interior design, and staging.

Asset Management

Management & stewardship of investors’ capital for risk-managed real estate investments.

Accounting

In-house ownership and operation of all financial activities.

Tax and Legal

Tax coordination, assessment appeals, and legal & representation services.

Brokerage

Buyer and seller representation services for management and investment real estate.

Leasing

Leasing of commercial and residential spaces to short and long-term tenants.

Property Management

Commercial and residential property management services.

Financing

Strategic financing for acquisitions, construction, and tenant improvements.

Development

Acquisitions analysis, ground-up strategies, renovations, and market analysis.

Construction Management

Design and construction oversight, interior design, and staging.

Asset Management

Management & stewardship of investors’ capital for risk-managed real estate investments.

Accounting

In-house ownership and operation of all financial activities.

Tax and Legal

Tax coordination, assessment appeals, and legal & representation services.

THRIVE with Birgo

From our internal operations to our interactions with investors and tenants, our team institutes our core values to THRIVE in our day-to-day pursuits.

Teamwork

Our team relies on trust and collaboration to make our mission possible.

Humility

Our level of care and conscientious nature allows us to improve day in and day out.

Rhinocerality

We possess the confidence and support to charge forward on each project.

Integrity

Honesty and transparency allow us to create a healthy, productive environment.

Vision

Our forward-thinking mindset makes us ambitious & prepared for what comes next.

Excellence

We walk away each day confident that we have served our community with excellence.

Who We Are

Meet the Birgo Realty Team

Andrew Reichert

Vision-Casting and Oversight

Shannon Reichert

Operations and Management

Dan Croce

Asset Management

Josh Fischer

Growth

Melvin Novak

Maintenance Coordination & Tech Support

Nicole Shirk

Head of People

Michael Russo

Operations and Management

Tim Froment

Construction Management

William Wallander

Investment Analyst

Linzy Farmerie

Executive Assistant

Peter Holt

Investment Analyst

Tawnya Sundy

Management

Connor McGrail

Management

Brittany Gonzalez

Management

Traci Aberegg

Management

Frank Fieser

Management

Gigi Vaccaro

Marketing

Mark Abbott

Leasing and Residential Sales

Evan Sheppard

Management and Leasing

Johanna Knapic

Short-Term Rentals

Rachel Smith

Accounting

Madison Beckley

Human Resources

Sean Chappell

Human Resources

Lydia Emery

Office Manager

Insights

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