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Our Team

The Sundance Property Team — Over 100 Years of Experience in Property Management, Real Estate, and Investment Services


Russell D. Kornman
CEO and Co-Founder

As CEO and co-founder of Sundance Property Management, LLC, Mr. Kornman brings 35 years of real estate and banking experience to the company. He works closely with property owners and banking associates and heads up all real estate acquisitions and transactions. Previously, Mr. Kornman served as President of a regional multi-family investment and management company and was responsible for over 6,000 apartment units nationwide. Mr. Kornman is also licensed in the state of South Carolina as a Licensed Property Manager In Charge.

Mr. Kornman previously served on the Board of Directors of Sycamore National Bank. In addition, he serves on the board of the Harbor Ridge Condominium Association. He has a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Management from Northwestern University.


Deborah Kitching
President and Controller

Mrs. Kitching, a co-founder of Sundance Property Management, LLC, is a CPA (inactive) with a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Norbert College. She has extensive experience in hospital accounting and 33 years of experience in real estate accounting and real estate acquisitions. Mrs. Kitching’s responsibilities include management of all finance, accounting and back-office functions as well as management of personnel at Sundance. Mrs. Kitching also serves on the Liberty Township Finance Committee and the Health Insurance Committee.

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TONY ENGEL, Cheif Operating Officer*

Tony Engel, COO*

Mr. Engel joined Sundance Property Management in 2015 as a result of a merger with Penklor Realty. He currently has responsibility for all business development, acquisitions, and capital improvements for Sundance. Mr. Engel is the real estate broker in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee for Sundance. He specializes in repositioning properties and he has overseen over $100M in renovations. Prior to his role with Sundance, Mr. Engel served as the Vice President of Property Management at Penklor from 2009 to 2015. Mr. Engel received his Bachelor of Science from The Ohio State University.

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Michelle R. Cinnamon Flores
Vice President of Finance*

Ms. Flores joined Sundance Property Management in 2007 and has responsibility for investor and lender relations, administration of all closings, as well as overseeing all real estate tax issues for the corporation. Her experience includes Controller in the hospitality industry and Accounting Manager for a retail operation in Mexico. Ms. Flores has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and International Option Certificate from the University of Cincinnati.

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