Richard C. Pierce President and Founder Housing Management Resources, Inc.

Richard C. Pierce is the President and Founder of Sage Housing, Inc. Mr. Pierce brings more than 30 years’ experience in property development, management, financing, permitting and non-profit management. He is primarily responsible for new business development and dispositions. Mr. Pierce is also President and Founder of Housing Management Resources, Inc., a nationwideproperty management company specializing in affordable housing. Mr. Pierce serves on the Board of the Institute for Responsible Housing Preservation; the Board of the National Leased Housing Association and is a member of the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association. Mr. Pierce serves on the Board of Acadia Housing, Inc., a non-profit provider of affordable housing with funding provided by the Rural Development Program. Mr. Pierce is an attorney and has formerly served within the federal, state and local governments.

Trish Leonard CPM®

Senior Vice President of Operations Housing Management Resources

Trish Leonard is Senior Vice President of Housing Management Resources, Inc., and is responsible for overseeing the operations of over 8,000 units of affordable housing in 13 states. In 2015, Ms. Leonard was named IREM Boston’s Professional Woman of the Year in recognition of her significant and outstanding commitment to the advancement of women in the real estate industry and her commitment to the development of Real Estate Professionals. Throughout her career she has sought to create communities that improve residents quality of life by increasing access to important resources. She has worked with Housing Authorities on 12 HOPE VI communities and trained several non-profits and tenant organizations to develop capacity for asset and property management. Ms. Leonard’s commitment to this work is additionally evidenced by her volunteer effort in the Pioneer Valley, where she works to develop and promote affordable sober housing options. Ms. Leonard is a licensed real estate broker in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and New Jersey. She holds a Certified Property Manager designation from IREM, Certified Occupancy Specialist designation from NCHM, C19P LIHTC Certification from Spectrum, NAHP-Executive and SCHM designations from the National Affordable Housing Management Association, and Public Housing Specialist from Nan McKay., have proven invaluable in her leadership at both Housing Management Resources, Inc., and SAGE Housing Inc.

Board Members

John Iredale Elizabeth Carpenter Brady Merrigan Robert Galligan Richard Olson Kerry Moore