GLA Star Award


Great Lakes Area Star Awards

2022 Award Winners

We are proud to announce the following Legacy, LLC winners:

  • Manager of the year (Small) Rachel Gierada from Fairway Club Apartments
  • CALP of the YearMarsha Moore, CALP from Sutton Club Apartments

2021 Award Winners

The Property Management Association of Michigan’s GLAStar Awards (Great Lakes Area Star Awards) is a celebration and tribute to those individuals or groups that have contributed to the betterment of the multifamily housing industry in Michigan. This year’s event was held on Friday, October 15th at the MSU Kellogg Center to honor excellence and we are proud to announce the following Legacy, LLC winners:

  • Community Support Staff of the Year – Evangeline “Vangie” Kolokithas from Harbor Cove Apartments
  • CAM of the Year – Emily Montalvo, Regional Manager
  • Management Company of the Year – Legacy, LLC

We couldn’t be more proud of all our properties and individuals that submitted entries and CONGRATULATIONS to our winners! We are very honored to have been selected as the “Management Company of the Year” and want to thank each of you for all you do to contribute to our success!

Prism Award


2022 Prism Awards

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year!  

Tim Noble from Fairway Club Apartments



The Legacy Story


People   |  Pride  |  Passion  |  Performance

Legacy, LLC celebrated its fifth anniversary January 1st, 2020. We are a truly unique enterprise because of the way we were formed and what we value.

Legacy’s story begins with three women, Linda Manning, Mary Howell and Kathy Sinicropi, who all started in the property management business in different areas, at different times in their lives, but all came to work together as Leaders within the same company. One of the significant things that all three women have in common is we all started at the entry level in the property management industry and learned the business from the ground up. We each focus on different aspects of the business; but come together to jointly make key decisions for Legacy’s operations. 

In January of 2015, we purchased the multifamily portfolio from Unified Management Services and formed a new company Legacy, LLC, basing the company’s culture on the principles of People, Passion, Pride and Performance. Our property management firm centers on a strong belief in personal, professional, ethical and efficient customer service, and is governed by family values; thereby setting Legacy apart from other property management companies.   

The original goals for all three Leaders were to; protect the 180 employees and co-workers, to preserve the contracts and long-term client and employee relationships the three partners had established and developed, and not turn them over to a third-party ownership group who did not have the history, knowledge, relationship, values or culture established by the original company 

founders or this current team. We accomplished that goal and believe the key factor to Legacy’s success is the continued dedication to our employees and clients. A heightened level of communication, industry involvement, and education has enabled us to delve into the specific needs of each community and provide the best possible service to meet those needs. 

Legacy’s strong reputation is directly related to our ethics, responsiveness to its clients’ needs and attention to detail. Developing strong partnerships with our clients leads to well-defined mutual goals and clear expectations. This transparency allows Legacy, LLC to quickly achieve and exceed our client’s expectations. 

We were awarded our WBENC certificate in 2020 and are proud to promote our Women’s Business Enterprise status. This certification affirms we are a woman-owned business and enables our team more government-sponsored opportunities, the ability to pursue and promote key women’s business issues, and provides access to further mentoring, education, and capacity development.    

Linda Manning stated Legacy’s venture perfectly: “It has been an interesting journey over the past 5 years, but we have gone back to the “basics”, which has enabled us to continue to fulfill our mission, pursue our vision and live our values. We look forward to continued growth and carrying on with the same passion and traditions we’ve created for our employees and clients. We are in this journey for the long haul and look forward to the future”.  


Accredited Management Organization


Legacy, LLC is proud to be an Accredited Management Organization (AMO®) through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).  There are currently only 560 firms across the United States, Japan, Canada, and China that hold this prestigious certification based on adherence to ethical and business practice standards.

Every AMO® firm is required to have a CPM® member directing and supervising its real estate management.  Legacy, LLC’s Chief Communications Officer, Katherine Sinicropi holds this position and ensures the highest standards are met for the company.  

As an AMO® firm, we subscribe to a Code of Professional Ethics that gives you confidence that all our interactions with your real estate investment will be conducted with the highest ethical standards.