The Team

Michael Gancar

As Managing Member of Vintage Housing, Michael Gancar oversees all facets of the company’s operations. The company owns and operates approximately 40 projects comprising 8,000 multi-family units located in the western U.S.  Prior to 2011, Michael was a partner in several multi-family development companies that were ultimately assembled into a single platform – Vintage Housing. 

Vintage Housing performs development, redevelopment and asset management functions and acts as a holding entity for its real estate assets. In addition to the 8,000 units currently operating, there are typically 1,000 – 2,000 units in the development pipeline annually.

Michael began his career as a CPA where he specialized in real estate, specifically low-income projects, and gained significant experience in all aspects of the unique financial and tax implications of developing and operating tax credit and HUD properties. 

Ryan Patterson

As President of Vintage Housing Development, Ryan Patterson currently performs dual roles in the fields of development and financing of real estate projects on behalf of the Vintage Housing Holdings.  Ryan has considerable investment structuring experience in the multifamily housing and commercial areas, and has provided development expertise and capital for the acquisition and creation of over 10,000 multifamily units and 2.5 million square feet of industrial, retail and office projects. As a member of the Vintage Development team, Ryan has completed or is in the process of developing over 4,500 units of rental housing.

Prior to joining Vintage Housing, Ryan was a partner at Hunter Chase . During his tenure, he was responsible for providing over $200 million in equity capital for the development and rehabilitation of shopping malls, office buildings, housing and land.

Ryan’s real estate career began as Vice President and acquisition banker for Key Bank’s private equity group. During this period, his accomplishments included the investment of $200 million in equity/mezzanine financing in a two-year period, equivalent to approximately $800 million in real estate value primarily in the multifamily sector.

Outside of work, Ryan is involved in coaching, community development youth programs, and non-profit work.

Maureen Picarella
Director of Asset Management

Maureen Picarella joined Vintage Housing in January of 2017 as the Director of Asset Management.

Maureen has extensive experience providing third-party management of affordable communities to some of the industry’s leading LIHTC developers. Since joining the Vintage team, Maureen has been responsible for the financial oversight and operations of its 40 communities totaling over 8,000 units in five west coast states.

Working directly with the Vintage development team, Maureen provides feedback and support on financial feasibility and design through construction and lease-up of a 2,000+ unit pipeline.

With over 30 years in the industry, Maureen spent most of her career with FPI Management, Inc. As Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing, she built a portfolio of over 42,000 affordable units consisting of over 350 properties.  To successfully manage the portfolio, she created an experienced team of LIHTC professionals including executives, portfolio managers, compliance specialists and excellent on-site teams. 

Maureen began her career in property management after attending Sacramento State University.  She gained initial, hands-on experience with Lincoln Property Company before joining FPI in 1992.

Matt Gancar
Project Manager, Development and Rehabilitation

As Project Manager of Development and Rehabilitation for Vintage Housing, Matt Gancar is responsible for managing the development of new properties as well as the rehabilitation of existing communities. Having years of previous construction experience, Matt also assists with capital improvement projects and other various maintenance needs of the existing 8,000 plus units in the Vintage Housing portfolio.

Prior to joining Vintage Housing in 2005, Matt worked for various construction companies gaining knowledge and experience in many trades, eventually leading to owning and operating his own custom woodworking and construction company.

Carl Dominguez
Project Manager

Carl Dominguez joined Vintage Housing Development in November 2015 as a Project Manager to support the company’s rapid growth in the development and financing of multi-family residential projects. 

Carl manages all facets of due diligence during land acquisition through the entitlement feasibility, and financing stages.  Since joining Vintage, Carl has helped to complete, or is in the process of completing 4,000 new units and 2,500 rehabilitated units.

Prior to joining Vintage Housing, Carl had a fulfilling role in managing the operations for Hearthstone Housing Foundation, a 501(c)3.  Carl worked closely with 30 developers during the due diligence process to obtain financing through various agencies for 8,000 affordable housing units.  Carl is well versed in administering and preserving the property welfare exemption required by state and county municipalities for properties in California, Nevada, and Washington.

Carl holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Economics, and Criminology, Law, & Society from the University of California, Irvine.  Aside from real estate development, Carl volunteers his time throughout the community by helping the homeless, mentoring local youth to develop life skills, and fundraising for local non-profits.

Kennedy Wilson
Equity Partner

In 2015, global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson acquired an equity stake in Vintage Housing and now serves as a partner in the growing portfolio of rental housing for income qualified families and active seniors. The company is based in Beverly Hills, California, and it owns, operates and invests in real estate both on its own and through its investment management platform. Kennedy Wilson focuses primarily on multifamily and office properties located in the Western United States, United Kingdom and Ireland, with a portfolio of market-rate multifamily units exceeding 20,000 in the Western United States. To complement its investment business, Kennedy Wilson also provides real estate services primarily to financial services clients.