Mr. Willner is the founder of Willner Properties Services Inc., a King of Prussia, Pennsylvania based real estate development, leasing and management company specializing in both commercial and residential properties. Mr. Willner has been actively involved in the real estate industry for over twenty-five years.
Mr. Michael J. Willner is both an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated from Emory University Law School as a member of the Emory Law Review. Subsequently, he practiced real estate law with New York City based Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, one of the nation’s most prominent international law firms. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Willner was employed by the former Arthur Andersen & Company, a national accounting firm, where he practiced in Arthur Andersen’s tax department.
Mr. Willner recently served on the Board of Directors of Meridian Bank, a Pennsylvania state-chartered commercial bank from June, 2005 until April, 2009. Additionally, Mr. Willner served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Intervoice, Inc. from July 1, 2007 to September 2008, as well as Chairman of the company’s Strategic Planning Committee. Intervoice Inc. is a Dallas, Texas based technology company specializing in the implementation of interactive voice response systems in the enterprise space and also provides enhanced messaging services for wireless service providers worldwide. Intervoice Inc. was sold to Convergys in September 2008 for approximately $350 million in an all cash transaction.
Mr. Willner is actively involved with numerous charitable organizations and recently was named an honoree at the Parkinsons Golf Tournament, one of the largest charity golf events in the tri-state region. Additionally, Mr. Willner is actively involved with such organizations as ICSC, IREM, and BOMA.
VP of Operations
Robert McGarrigle is Vice President of Operations at Willner Properties. Mr. McGarrigle has over 10 years of experience in commercial real estate leasing and operations. Prior to joining Willner Properties, Mr. McGarrigle worked for Stoltz Management where he was responsible for leasing a nationwide portfolio of retail and office properties in excess of 1.8 million square feet. Prior to working for Stoltz Management, Mr. McGarrigle was a broker at Fidelity Commercial specializing in landlord and tenant representation in the suburban Philadelphia market. Mr. McGarrigle’s primary responsibilities involve the leasing, management and overall operations of the company’s portfolio. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from Susquehanna University. Mr. McGarrigle is an active member of ICSC.
Residential Leasing Manager
Allison Connor is excited to draw from her background in the education field as she transitions into the real estate industry. Holding various leadership and managerial positions, Allison brings enthusiasm and a passion for people to the role of Residential Leasing Manager. Most recently, Allison interned in the public relations department at the longest-running independent advertising and public relations agency in Philadelphia. Allison graduated summa cum laude from Susquehanna University with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Spanish.