Experience

Delbe's staff and principals have extensive experience in the Washington DC real estate industry.

The Team at Delbe Real Estate Management

Principals

David BurkaDavid Burka, Chairman

Mr. Burka is the founder and president of Delbe Real Estate, Inc., a Certified Public Accountant and licensed real estate broker in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. He has been involved in various facets of real estate for over 35 years.

Mr. Burka graduated with honors with a B.S. in Accounting from Miami University in Ohio, and went on to earn his M.B.A. from George Washington, University. He has extensive experience in construction and maintenance on both a commercial and residential level having overseen both office building and planned community developments.

Mr. Burka is a member of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) and he has served as an officer, board member and committee member for numerous charitable and non-profit organizations.

Scott BurkaScott Burka, President

Scott Burka has responsibility and oversight for the day to day operations of Delbe's Community Association division.

He is a graduate of Brandeis University with a B.A. in Economics and is a licensed real estate agent in Maryland and Virginia, and a licensed broker in the District of Columbia. He holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation, the Association Management Specialist (AMS) designation and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation.

Scott currently serves on CAI’s DC Legislative Action Committee. He has been an active member in the Washington Chapter of Community Associations Institute for over 17 years including serving as a past member of the Small and Self Managed Associations Subcommittee and having several articles published.

Scott joined Delbe in 1993 following four years with Riggs National Bank. During that time he served as Assistant Vice President in the Financial Services/Private Client Group and was involved in various aspects of real estate and financial management.

Scott has also served as an officer, board member and committee member for several charitable and non-profit organizations.

Leslee Behar, Vice President

Leslee Behar

e: leslee@delbe.comm

p: 202-237-0187 ext. 122

Leslee joined Delbe in 2013 as part of Delbe’s acquisition of Atlas Management. She has 30+ years of management experience and specializes in older properties, particularly on Capitol Hill. She holds her CMCA designation and is a licensed real estate salesperson in DC.

Staff

Property Managers

Mira Brown, Director of Property Operations

Mira Brown

e: mbrown@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext. 109

Mira Brown shares in the day to day oversight of Delbe’s portfolio managers while also serving several Delbe clients.

Shas been with Delbe since 2000 after graduating from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History. During her tenure with Delbe she has held several positions within the company, managed special projects, and served as a mentor to new managers.

She holds her Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation and Association Management Specialist (AMS) from Community Association Institute (CAI).

She has also served as an officer, board member and committee member for several charitable and non-profit organizations.

John Cavanaugh, Property Manager

John Cavanaugh

e: jcavanaugh@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext 123

John has been in the property management field since 2010 and with Delbe since 2012. Prior to entering the property management field he was in the hospitality business. He is a graduate of King’s College in Pennsylvania with B.A. in Business Administration.

He holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA) designation and Association Management Specialist (AMS) designation from CAI.

Steve Rill, Property Manager

Steven Rill

e: srill@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187

Steve has been in the property management field for over 7 years and has been with Delbe for 3 years. He holds his ARM designation from IREM.

LaTonya Bennett, Assistant Property Manager

LaTonya Bennett

p: 202-237-0187

LaTonya joined Delbe in early 2013 after gaining experience in commercial property management.

Michael Sims, Property Manager

Michael Sims

e: msims@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187

Mike has been in the property management field for over 8 years and with Delbe for 4 years. He holds his CMCA and AMS designations from CAI.

Diane Worley, Property Manager

Diane Worley

e: dworley@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext 103

Diane has been with Delbe since 2002 and manages a portfolio consisting of condominiums and cooperatives.

John Galvin, Unit Property Manager & Realtor

John Galvin

e: jgalvin@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext 119

Accounting Department

Ivette Tapia, Director of Accounting

Ivette Tapia

e: itapia@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext. 108

Ivette has been with Delbe since 2010 and prior to that served as an accounting manager in the property management field since 2003. She has oversight for a team of 4 staff members and oversees all aspects of Delbe’s client’s financial.

Ty Butler, AP Specialist

Ty Butler, AP Specialist at Delbe

e: tbutler@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext. 117

Ty has been with Delbe since 2008.

Brian Whitten, AP Specialist

Brian Whitton

e: bwhitten@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187

Brian has been with Delbe since 2011.

Starr Cooper, Accounting

Starr Cooper

p: 202-237-0187

Paul DiDonato, Accounting

Paul DiDonato

e: pdidonato@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext 111

Support Staff

Karen Currie, Owner Assistance

e: kcurrie@delbe.com

202-237-0187 ext 121

Ceanah Morris, Administrator

Ceanah Morris

p: 202-237-0187

Nancy Sherrill, Office Administrator

Nancy Sherrill

e: nsherrill@delbe.com

p: 202-237-0187 ext. 101