Comprehensive Property Management Services for Multi-family Units

For effective property management services, The Columbia Property Group, Inc. is available to take care of your needs. Based in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, our company provides management services for HUD Affordable Housing, CO-OP, conventional, and tax credits for clients in properties throughout Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida. We are committed to offering the right solution for owners serving multi-family locations as regulated under the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Staff Biographies

Melanie Moe

Melanie Moe — President

Melanie currently serves as the co-founder and President of The Columbia Property Group, Inc., a property management company managing over 53 apartment homes in the South East Region. Over the past 21 years, TCPG has evolved into a company with a specialty in troubled properties and working with Non-Profit Organizations.

As the co-founder and President of TCPG, Melanie has over 30 years of experience in HUD housing and leadership. Currently, Melanie leads her team in the oversight and management of over $1.5 billion of multifamily assets. Melanie works closely with the property owners and board of directors to maintain the high standards and quality management provided to the owners, assets and residents.

Melanie has served on multiple housing association boards, including the Southeastern Affordable Housing Management Association (SAHMA) and Elderly Housing Board. She holds multiple designations affiliated with the Housing Industry and has been involved with the development, turn over and management of numerous conventional, bond financed, tax credit, state funded and affordable communities for the past 21 years. Before beginning The Columbia Property Group, Inc., Melanie worked as an onsite manager for an Elderly High Rise for over 8 years and was the corporate HUD Compliance Trainer.


Bill Henley

William K. Henley — Vice President

Bill currently serves as the Vice President of The Columbia Property Group, Inc. He provides over 40 years of experience in multifamily housing with extensive knowledge in cooperatives and real estate management. Bill oversees the Georgia portfolio which contains over $51 million of multifamily assets.

As the creator and developer of The Property Inspector and developer and Marketer of EZ Inspector for Assisted Housing Bill has the extensive capability to continually improve our scoring potential for our portfolio. Bill previously held the position of Senior Property Manager as well as President of Shirer & Associates of Georgia before joining The Columbia Property Group, Inc. He has served on numerous boards including the Institute for Real Estate Management (IREM), Accredited Resident Manager Chairman and the Affordable Housing Management Association of the South West among others.

Bill graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in Real Estate. He has served on the IREM board as well as being a faculty member and Course instructor for IREM. Bill holds a Broker’s License in Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.


Kenny Moe

Kenny Moe — Director of Property Management

Kenny currently serves as the Director of Property Management for The Columbia Property Group, Inc.
Kenny provides over 18 years’ experience in multifamily housing, with an existing portfolio of various programs including: 202/8, LMSA, PRAC/811, LIHTC, Conventional, HOME, SHIP, and Bonds.

Kenny has been involved with property turn overs, acquisitions, CNAs, and rehabilitations. He is responsible for the compliance, stability and overall performance of all 53 properties managed by TCPG as well as maintaining an excellent relationship with all Regulatory Partners and Board of Directors. Before coming to The Columbia Property Group, Inc. Kenny served as a maintenance supervisor as well as owning a construction company. He currently holds the position of 504 Coordinator for the company as well as holding the designations of NAHP-E, FHC, RAM and SHCM.

Kenny’s portfolio maintains high REAC Scores as well as being designated as “Communities of Quality” by NAHMA.


Tara M. Phelan

Tara M. Phelan — Regional Property Manager

Tara serves as the Regional Property Manager for The Columbia Property Group, Inc. Tara oversees 25 properties ranging from PRAC 811 to Section 8 Multifamily.

Tara has been involved with property acquisitions, troubled property resolutions and property maintenance. Since coming on board with TCPG, Tara has established a reputable relationship with our Regulatory Partners, Boards of Directors and Residents. Currently Tara serves as the Mississippi Meeting Coordinator for SAHMA. She also holds the designation of Certified Profession of Occupancy (CPO), Licensed Real Estate Broker, and CPM Candidate. Previously Tara worked with Wells Fargo Financial and Acentria Insurance.

Tara studied at the University of Southern Mississippi where she earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Speech Communication.

Contact us today to learn about our management services for HUD Affordable Housing, CO-OP, conventional, and tax credits. We offer a range of property management services throughout Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida.