Laurie Novakoff Trilling came to Rogerson Communities in 1998 as assistant director of operations and was promoted to Director of Operations in 2001, Vice President in 2007 and Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Ms Trilling provides oversight, support, and compliance control for both owned and managed portfolio of housing and health services consisting of approximately 1,500 units in 25 buildings servicing all income levels.
The Chief Operating Officer has responsibility for the direct supervision of four corporate office director positions in senior living, housing management, senior programming, and building services; providing management functions including budget preparation and control, formation of policies and procedures, planning and implementation of capital projects, energy conservation methods and funding, agency compliance requirements, staffing decisions, and implementation of programs to improve the quality of life for individuals within the housing units and adult day health program activities.
During 2009-2011, Ms. Trilling secured five state and federal government funding opportunities totaling $3,633,902 for both capital and energy saving improvements in four low-income buildings. During 2012-2014, Ms. Trilling obtained energy conservation lighting products and new heating systems within seven low-income buildings, and five moderate-market housing buildings, valued at $1,477,627. These projects have significantly reduced energy and maintenance costs for Rogerson’s clients. In 2012, Rogerson Communities received a $50,000 MetLife Award for Excellence in GREEN Service enriched affordable housing at one of these locations, Farnsworth House in Jamaica Plain.
Ms. Trilling brings more than 30 years of real estate management experience to Rogerson. Prior to Rogerson Communities, she was employed by Barkan Management Company for ten years as property manager for B’nai B’rith Covenant House in Brighton, a 200-unit HUD Section 202 building for elderly residents, and senior property manager for a mixed portfolio of eight subsidized housing, commercial, and condominium developments.
Ms. Trilling graduated from the University of Denver with a major in real estate. She is a licensed real estate broker and is a Spectrum Continuing Certified Credit Compliance Professional, C10P.