Our Team

Asher Flaum

Asher Flaum
Associate
Real Estate
Broker

Loren Flaum

Loren Flaum
Licensed
Real Estate
Salesperson

Michael Palumbo

Michael Palumbo
Associate
Real Estate
Broker

Jerry Griffo

Jerry Griffo
Vice President -
Construction/Facilities
Management

Tim Leathers

Tim Leathers

Financial
Controller

Darren Ressler

Darren Ressler
Licensed
Real Estate
Salesperson

R. Scott Burdett

R. Scott Burdett
Associate
Real Estate
Broker

Peter Gillett

Peter Gillett
Licensed
Associate Real Estate
Broker

Paul Paeth

Paul Paeth
Accountant

Jerry Griffo, Jr.

Jerry Griffo, Jr.
Service Manager - Facilities

Michael Wright

Michael Wright
Accountant

Joshua S. Pheterson

Joshua S. Pheterson, Esq
General Counsel

Harry King

Harry King

Project
Manager

Gerald Hitchcock

Gerald Hitchcock
Project
Manager

Debbie Rector

Debbie Rector
Administrative
Assistant

David M. Flaum

Real Estate Broker

Mr. Flaum oversees all aspects of Flaum Management including its portfolio, Brokerage Services, and Commercial Property Management components. Mr. Flaum has been the key leader in multiple projects that have created thousands of jobs throughout the region and has successfully executed a value added strategy throughout the portfolio.

Mr. Flaum was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from New York State Commercial Association of Realtors; (NYSCAR) Rochester Chapter. He has also been awarded the Certificate of Merit and Renaissance Award from the City of Rochester for his contributions in the Northeast and has successfully executed a value added strategy throughout the portfolio. Mr. Flaum serves on the Board of Trustees for the University of Rochester Medical Center, the Board of Trustees at Syracuse University, and the Board of Trustees for the University of Rochester. Mr. Flaum currently serves as National Chairman for the Republican Jewish Coalition. Mr. Flaum has had two (2) Presidential Appointments as a member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. And is currently a member of the USHMM Financial Committee and Collections and Conservation Committee. Mr. Flaum has also won Real Estate Entrepreneurs of the Year Award by Ernst & Young, LLC.

Mr. Flaum and his wife, Ilene have the spirit of philanthropy and their volunteerism extends to many aspects of the Rochester community and throughout Upstate New York. Naming such as The Sara Flaum Atrium at the University of Rochester, and the David & Ilene Grand Hall at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Mr. and Mrs. Flaum also support many local and not-for-profit charities.

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Asher Flaum

Associate Real Estate Broker

Asher Flaum has served as a key contributor to the company since 2002 and brings a depth of real estate experience including property management, operations, tenant relations, leasing and development. He has been involved in numerous real estate deals involving both local and national companies. Asher is a licensed Associate Real Estate Brokerand graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Science degree and was a member of the 2000 men's Lacrosse national championship team. Mr. Flaum is a member of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Association of Realtors. Mr. Flaum is also active in charitable works and not for profit groups throughout the region.

Asher Flaum

Michael Palumbo

Associate Real Estate Broker

Mr. Palumbo has over 30 years of commercial real estate brokerage experience. He joined Flaum Management in 1998. Prior to joining Flaum Management, Mr. Palumbo served as an Associate Broker at CB Richard Ellis. Mr. Palumbo was a founding member of the Rochester Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors. Mr. Palumbo is a member of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors, the International Council of Shopping Centers and the National Association of Realtors and serves on the State By-Laws Committee of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors. Mr. Palumbo oversees the activities of Flaum Management’s entire leasing staff.

Michael Palumbo

Loren Flaum

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Loren Flaum joined the company in 2009 and brings knowledge of finance, management, and acquisitions to the Flaum Management Team. Loren has a strong finance background through previous experience at Bear Stearns & Co., as a Private Client Services Sales and Trading Assistant as well as Jones Trading Institutional Services, LLC in the Capital Markets Group. Loren is a 2005 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and a member of the Division 1 Varsity Lacrosse Team. In 2009, Loren received a Master of Science in Real Estate - Concentration in Finance and Investments from New York University Schack Institute of Real Estate. Also in 2011, he received a Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship at the William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.

Asher Flaum

Jerry Griffo

Vice President - Construction/Facilities Management

Mr. Griffo has vast maintenance and property management experience and oversees all properties owned by Flaum Management. Mr. Griffo supervises a large staff of property management professionals and coordinates all construction projects for Flaum Management and its related entities.

Jerry Griffo

Darren Ressler

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

Darren came to Flaum Management in the summer of 2007. He brings with him 6 years of sales and marketing experience with the Florida Marlins where he helped the team win a World Series Championship in 2003. He is responsible for managing 800,000 sq ft. His responsibilities include a strong focus on property management, building and maintaining excellent tenant and vendor relations by coordinating building repairs and projects with in-house maintenance staff and outsourced vendors, drafting vendor agreements and ensuring tenant work orders are tracked and completed. Darren has a bachelor’s degree from The George Washington University.

Darren Ressler

R. Scott Burdett

Associate Real Estate Broker

Mr. Burdett joined Flaum Management in 2005 to aid in the marketing and leasing of the companies property portfolio. Currently, he serves as an Associate Real Estate Broker for Flaum Management focusing on marketing and tenant and landlord representation for a variety of local, regional and national companies. Mr. Burdett previously served on the Board of Directors for the Rochester Area Chapter of the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors and currently sits on the State Technology Committee for the New York State Commercial Association of Realtors. He is also a member of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation’s Urban Retail Development Committee and the Rochester Regional Design Center’s Downtown Strategic Task Force.

R. Scott Burdett

Tim Leathers

Controller

Mr. Leathers joined the company in April of 2011. Tim graduated Summa Cum Laude from St. John Fisher College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Prior to joining Flaum Management, Tim gained six years of experience in the public accounting industry. He also brings with him more than eight years of experience from the auto parts manufacturing industry.

Tim Leathers

Michael Wright

Accountant

Mr. Wright joined Flaum Management in May of 2015. Michael has a Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. Prior to joining Flaum Management, Michael has gained 10 years of accounting experience, with 8 of those years in the property management industry.

Michael Wright

Jerry Griffo, Jr.

Service Manager - Facilities

Mr. Griffo, Jr. joined the Flaum Management in 2014. He has acquired over 15 years of electrical and construction management experience. Jerry is responsible for the coordination of all facility maintenance and supervises the staff of maintenance technicians.

Jerry Griffo, Jr.

Debbie Rector

Administrative Assistant

Deborah Rector joined Flaum Management Company in January of 2013 as the Administrative Assistant to the Vice-President of Construction/Facilities Management. Mrs. Rector brings with her 12 years of property management experience, where she was responsible for the management of several Rochester area commercial properties in addition to a 64 unit and 256 unit residential apartment complexes. Mrs. Rector currently is the primary contact to the Tenants for all of our entities.

Debbie Rector