Who We Are

We create communities people are proud to call home.

At 2B Residential, we’re experts in turning apartments into more than places people live – these are places people are proud to call home. How do we do it? It starts with knowing people, locations and trends. It’s about understanding expectations – and always being willing to go a step further for our residents.

That’s what we’ve been doing since 2012. As the Residential Services division of Balke Brown Transwestern, we’re one of the most respected and fastest-growing property management companies in the Midwest, with market-leading properties in St. Louis and Southwest Illinois. Our portfolio includes 4,000 of the region’s most sought-after residential units – with more added every month.

Since
2012
Well-respected and
fast-growing
4,000
residential units
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Our Team

Our
Leadership
Team
Carla Powell
Vice President

Corporate

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Jeff Hebrank
Vice President

Corporate

Mark Milford
Associate Vice President

Corporate / Cortona

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Sarah Metzler
Residential Marketing Director

Corporate

Ramah Crowell
Community Manager

Cantwell Crossing and Northbrooke Commons

Miranda Murphy
Community Manager

The Laurel at Mercantile Exchange

Matt Lowrance
Maintenance Technician

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Samantha Porter
Assistant Community Manager

Cortona at Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Samantha Fisher
Community Manager

Piazza on West Pine

Rejona Knobloch
Housekeeping

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Allison Brockman
Community Manager

Springwell Village, Creekside Landing & Alpine Heights

Josh Walton
Maintenance Technician

5300 Centre

Christopher Smith
Assistant Community Manager

Lofts at Lafayette Square / M Lofts

YaVonne Mack
Community Manager

Villas at Crystal Lake

David Thelen
Maintenance Supervisor

The Laurel at Mercantile Exchange

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Stephanie Larkin
Assistant Community Manager

275 On the Park

Brunilda Melendez-Lee
Leasing Consultant

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Autumn Hoff
Leasing Consultant

Cortona and Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Alphonso Steward
Maintenance Technician

Villas at Crystal Lake

Alyssa Schembra
Assistant Community Manager

Vanguard Crossing

Justin Hallemann
Leasing Consultant

The Villages of Twin Oaks

Taylor Winkler
Assistant Community Manager

The Laurel at Mercantile Exchange

Nicole Schaffner
Community Manager

5300 Centre

Floyd Ervin
Maintenance Technician

Villas at Crystal Lake

Marley King
Leasing Consultant

5300 Centre

Chrissy Drury
Community Manager

Villages of Twin Oaks

Kerri
Housekeeper

5300 Centre

Jamie Kokay
Leasing Consultant

Cortona and Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Kari Borden
Community Manager

Thirteen01 at Hartman Lakes

Chrystal Derkach
Assistant Community Manager

1400 Russell

Chris Costello
Maintenance Supervisor

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Trish Hensler
Housekeeping

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Amanda Tharp
Community Manager

1400 Russell

Corey How
Maintenance Technician

5300 Centre

Angie Englemeyer
Community Manager

Promenade at New Town

Brooke McGee
Community Manager

Vanguard Crossing

Michelle Basden
Leasing Consultant

Thirteen01 at Hartman Lakes

Dena Reed
Community Manager

Grand Central at the Junction

Hannah Tate
Leasing Consultant

Cantwell Crossing and Northbrooke Commons

Terry Blatz
Maintenance Director

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Kaitlyn Smith
Leasing Consultant

Piazza on West Pine

Robyn Gummersheimer
Leasing Consultant

Cortona at Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Nick Brown
Community Manager

275 on the Park

Christina Cochran
Assistant Community Manager

Villas at Crystal Lake

John Scalise
Maintenance Supervisor

5300 Centre

Naomi Tyler
Community Manager

Cortona at Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Arthur Foster
Maintenance Technician

275 on the Park & The Annex at 275 on the Park

Melissa Hall
Assistant Community Manager

The Residences at Forest Park / The Lofts at Lafayette Square

Calvin Williams
Maintenance Supervisor

Piazza at West Pine

Katie Kaiser
Social Media and Brand Management Coordinator

2B Residential Corporate

Dean Duebner
Maintenance Supervisor

Villages of Twin Oaks

Genna Korpal
Assistant Community Manager

Cortona at Forest Park / Encore at Forest Park

Melissa Jones
Assistant Community Manager

5300 Centre

Amy Miller
Assistant Community Manager

Grand Central at the Junction

Austin Sweet
Maintenance Supervisor

Cantwell Crossing and Northbrooke Commons

Andre Major
Maintenance Technician

Vanguard Crossing

Sara Kramer
Assistant Community Manager

Village of Twin Oaks

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2B Residential awards

2020

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Property Management Company of the Year

2B Residential

Property Manager of the Year

Samantha Fisher

Assistant Property Manager of the Year

Genna Korpal

Leasing Associate of the Year

Justin Hallemann

Property of the Year 200+ units

The Villages of Twin Oaks

2019

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Property of the Year

Piazza on West Pine

Multi-Site Supervisor of the Year

Carla Powell

Behind the Scenes Professional of the Year

Sarah Metzler

2018

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Property Management Company of the Year

2B Residential

Property of the Year

Cortona at Forest Park

Assistant Manager of the Year

Sara Kramer

2017

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Property Manager of the Year 1-250 Units

Nick Brown – Parkway Lakeside

Property Manager of the Year 251-400 Units

Mark Milford – Cortona at Forest Park

Leasing Consultant of the Year 251-400 Units

Brooke Pate – Cortona at Forest Park

2016

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

2016 Property Management Company of the Year

Property of the Year (smaller boutique)

Pointe 400 Apartments

Property of the Year (200+ units)

Cortona at Forest Park

Multi-Site Supervisor of the Year < 2,000 units

Carla Powell

Assistant Manager of the Year

Cortona at Forest Park - Sara Kramer

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

Derrick Jarrett

2015

IREM 2015 Multi-Family Property of the Year (200+ units)

Cortona at Forest Park

City Living - Property of the Year

Cortona at Forest Park

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Marketing Campaign of the Year

Cortona at Forest Park

Property of the Year

Villas at Crystal Lake

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

Steve Van Horn

Grounds Person of the Year

Vincent Williams

2014

Top 5 New Residential Developments - St. Louis Magazine

Named Best City Living by Alive Magazine

Mark Milford named one of the top local Men of Influence

Park Central - Developer of the Year

Cortona at Forest Park

ST. LOUIS APARTMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Community of the Year

Parkway Lakeside Apartment Homes

Property Manager of the Year

Raul Adams (Pointe 400)