Virginia Apartment Management Association Honors DF Multifamily with 6 Awards of Distinction

Newport News, VA — The Hampton Roads Apartment Council, a division of the Virginia Apartment Management Association (VAMA), acknowledged DF Multifamily with six Apartment Community Excellence (ACE) awards.  DF Multifamily is a division of Drucker + Falk and is one of the most trusted and largest multifamily property managers in Hampton Roads with over eight decades of service to the region.  Four DF Multifamily communities were recognized: Old Donation Apartments, Virginia Beach, Venture Apartments in Tech Center, Newport News, Trail Creek Apartments, Hampton, and Liberty Apartments, Newport News, VA.  The awards were for:

  • Best Community Team of the Year for 275 to 399 units
  • Best Model Apartments built before 2013
  • Community Involvement Award
  • Community Team Video Contest 

In addition to the community awards, two DF Multifamily team members were recognized for individual accomplishments:

  • Melissa Nichols, Service Manager, Ridgewood Club Apartments, Virginia Beach
    Honorable Mention for Maintenance Supervisor of the Year apartments with 250 units or less
  • Debby Eure, Property Manager, Colonial Pines, Williamsburg
    Onsite Team Player of the Year

The ceremony was held on Friday, March 16th at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.  DF Multifamily was one of the top two award winners for the Hampton Roads area where there are over 100,000 apartment units in the region.  “We are proud to be recognized for these distinguished awards as they are a reflection of the quality of our people and their commitment to excellence with the communities we manage“ said Jim Ledbetter, President of Drucker + Falk.

The ACE Awards recognizes excellence in the field of property management each year and are judged by an independent team of out-of-town property management experts who tour Hampton Roads area communities and interview associated team members.  “Hampton Roads is where Drucker + Falk has its roots and demonstrating our continued leadership in the region is of utmost importance to our people and our company” added Ledbetter.


Founded in 1938, Drucker + Falk is a full service real estate and investment firm managing a diverse portfolio of more than 30,000 apartment homes and approximately 3,000,000 square feet of office, retail and industrial space in nine states.  In addition to managing a broad range of properties, including class A+ to affordable apartment communities, mixed-use and all types of commercial properties, Drucker + Falk partners with clients on developing new properties, renovating and repositioning assets, converting historic properties to unique, upscale apartment homes and offers commercial leasing and sales services.  For more information see www.druckerandfalk.com.


The Virginia Apartment Management Association — Virginia’s retail housing industry premier association — represents more than 130,000 apartment homes and communities. For more information, visit www.vamaonline.org.