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About Deerwoods Real Estate Management | Denver Property Management

Deerwoods is the name of a family vacation place John Smidt fondly remembers as his family's private sanctuary in the woods of upstate New York. Today it stands for the goal of providing the tenants of Deerwoods their own private sanctuary they will remember through best of breed property management practices.

Deerwoods is a full service real estate and property management company located in central Denver, Colorado. Founded in January 2003, Deerwoods began operations with 10 residential properties under management. Over the past 15 years Deerwoods has grown to manage: 100 residential properties; 65 multi-unit apartment buildings with a total of over 1200 units; more than 150,000 sq ft of industrial warehouse space, retail centers and multi-tenant trucking terminals.

Deerwoods was founded and still owned by John Smidt (B.S. in Business, Colorado State University 2000) and Bryan Piesczak (B.S. in Commerce DePaul University 1990). John has been a Licensed Real Estate Broker since 2003, and currently a member of the Denver Board of Realtors and a member of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver. Bryan was formerly a contractor and construction superintendent and has 25 years experience in the construction trades.

Deerwoods has also served as consultants (construction management, property management, branding) numerous repositioning projects. Over the past 15 years, Deerwoods has completed the renovation of several industrial buildings, multi-family apartment buildings, tenant improvement projects in commercial strip malls and offices in addition to dozens of rental homes and "flips".

Deerwoods foremost responsibilities are to ensure the safety of our tenants and the protection of the asset. Their management philosophy is simple: Treat every property as if it was their own. Deerwoods strives to maximize value and investment return within the planned period of ownership, increase the asset's desirability and allow the property to operate smoothly. Their main goal is to achieve the highest possible return on investment for our owners.