Company Bio

We are a growing real estate acquisition and management firm specializing in multifamily residential properties across Maryland and the DC metro area.

Founded in 2007 in Downtown Baltimore, we dedicated ourselves to creating beautiful spaces and innovative living through the revitalization of forgotten communities.

As of 2017, our portfolio has expanded throughout Maryland and the DC metro area with over 9 multifamily properties across the region. We are committed to providing beautiful and enjoyable homes and communities for thousands of Maryland and DC residents.

Key Team Members
Michael Katz

Michael Katz formed Signature Properties in 2007 with the purchase of a small 8-unit apartment building in Baltimore. Since then, he has grown the company to almost 1,000 units comprised of 9 communities within the Maryland and D.C. area. He is also the co-founder of Katz & Luxenburg, one of the largest CPA firms in Pikesville, Maryland. Michael prides himself on providing both clients and tenants with the best possible customer service.

Jay Myers
Director of Operations

Jay joined Signature after 15 years experience in the multi-family construction industry. His expertise is finding cost saving measures throughout all phases of apartment renovation and maintenance. He is responsible for managing the construction and renovation projects throughout the portfolio.

Erika Orlaskey
Director of Property Management

Erika has worked in the property management industry for over 16 years with proven success driving revenue through operational initiatives, marketing and sales efforts, and the design and implementation of personnel training, coaching, and performance management programs.  Her experience includes over 10 years at a large REIT (40k+ units) and several years at small-medium sized privately held companies here in the Maryland.


Erika is also active in industry associations including the Maryland Multi-Housing Association where she has been Chair of the Education Committee for over 10 years and currently serves on the Board of Directors.  She was also the proud recipient of the Miki Wilson Shining Star of Property Management Award in 2017.

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(443) 708-0422