offers professional leasing and property management services to real estate investors and landlords. The company has been doing business since 2017 in Prince Georges County, Northern Virginia, and the Washington DC Metro area. The company possesses the experience, training, technology, and dedication to deliver results. Recognizing that every client has unique requirements, The Lease Collection Team strives to understand the client’s needs and craft strategies to meet their objectives.

TLC REI FUND I is a Delaware Limited Liability Reg D 506c $30mm Offering for accredited and sophisticated investors. The fund focuses on acquisitions of senior housing, multifamily, vacant land, commercial, and office properties in the $10M – $20M range where there is potential to add value over an investment term typically of 7 to 10 years. These properties will be in Maryland, Washington DC metro area, Texas, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Our History

Our Team

Chief Compliance Officer

Finance Advisor

Strategic Communications

Portfolio Manager

Systems Administration / Head of Marketing & Sales


Head of Maintenance / Supervisor

Leasing & Sales Manager

Office Manager

Assets Leased & Managed

Our team has successfully lease over 150 residential and multi-unit assets for landlords and currently provide on-going management services to approximately 120+ units as of 11/2020 within Washington D.C metro area. 

What We Do

Everything you need under one roof

We provide full-service professional property management to local landlords, multi-unit investors and HOA communities. Sit back, relax and enjoy cashflow!
Need help filling vacancies? Our professional team will handle marketing, listings, showing appt. and tenant screenings to help you choose a qualified tenant for your vacancy.
Thinking about Selling your home? Hire our license agents use state of the art tools & tech to get you the highest selling price and sell your home fast!
Become an investor! Join our Real Estate investment network & park your money into "cash flowing" real estate projects for a return on your investment.

Our Real Estate Team

We Get The Job Done!

Intelligent, ambitious, energetic and proactive perfectionist. Working with Kathryn Wallace is a signature of success.
Real Estate Manager/Agent
Real Estate Manager/Agent
Intelligent, ambitious, energetic and proactive perfectionist. Working with Kathryn Wallace is a signature of success.
Intelligent, ambitious, energetic and proactive perfectionist. Working with Kathryn Wallace is a signature of success.
Intelligent, ambitious, energetic and proactive perfectionist. Working with Kathryn Wallace is a signature of success.

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Here's What Our Clients Think

by Elise Jones
by Sun Jin
The Lease collection team has been nothing but hard working, responsive, creative and solutions-oriented. They treat my property and look out for it as if it were their own. This has allowed me to live with peace of mind while continents away. Their use of latest technology makes it easy, transparent and efficient. Highly, highly recommended. Thank you guys!
by Fatima. K
From the moment I contacted the Lease Collection, I was impressed with the level and quality of service. I had listed my property prior to contacting the Lease Collection and had minimum activity. Upon listing my property with the Lease Collection, I saw a huge increase in interest. My property was rented in record time.
by Cheryl Naylor
Professionalism, Quality
The Lease Collection has been great to do business with. I’m so grateful to have come across them. My experience with finding a home has been amazing and I love the new house I’m in. They are professional and understands what their clients are looking for
by Crystal Ballard
Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Awesome property management company!!! Very friendly, knowledgeable, transparent, and client-oriented. Definitely recommend The Lease Collection for anyone in need of a property management team! If I could give 6 stars...I would.
by William Leak
Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
The service was excellent! I felt that all the questions I had as a property manager were answered. The quality of service was outstanding. The agents really work hard to supply my company with absolutely everything we need
by Nikki
Such an amazing experience. Tony is so professional and helpful. He is very responsive, organized, and just overall awesome to work with. They have great property listings and I know you wouldn’t regret working with this company.
by Re'Jeanne Greene
Tony Williams was awesome!! He answered all of our questions and let us take our time looking at the property. Very knowledgeable!!!
by Aisha Williams
As a real estate colleague I appreciate the consistent open communication The Lease Collection displayed. I had a very unique situation with my clients and I appreciate the professionals with The Lease Collection to join together as civil servants of the real estate community to ensure the best quality service for the public. I look forward to partnering on future business
by Lledon Stokes

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Washington D.C. | Maryland | Virginia
PO Box 674– Oxon Hill, MD 20745

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Alana Bright brings over 30 years of experience in business, finance and marketing to TLC Capital Partners.

From 2003 to 2015, Alana founded and operated Creative OptionsEmployment (COE) where she served as a Medicaid agency that provided job support for persons with disabilities. She successfully hired and trained over 35 high performing staff members and diversified the agency earnings by obtaining various certifications which ultimately increased the companyfinancial performance.

Prior to establishing Creative Options Employment, Alana served a finance manager for the united states postal service (U.S.P.S.) where she managed the capital district finance team and spearheaded several national revenues generatinginitiatives.

Alana Bright is responsible for developing and implementing strategic marketing plans, business expansion, developing business partnerships, and community liaisons, improving profit/productivity, develop strategic alliances, establish standards setting initiatives and managing community relationships.

She currently serves as a member of United Women in Business Foundation, Google for Entrepreneurs, Odyssey Network and serve on the board for many non-profit organizations.

Alana holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Spelman College in Marketing. She’s also holds a Project Management Certification (PMP) with emphases on process integration scope, timeline, communications cost and risk.

Ricks brings more than 30 years of Cooperate Accounting to TLC Capital Partners.

In 2002 Rick founded The R Banks Group where he provides consulting, bookkeeping, account reconciliations, budgeting, auditing and payroll services to various non-profit organizations, small businesses.

Prior to starting TheR Banks Group, he served as a Financial Analysis with DC Office of Comptroller where he trained staff and coordinated the conversion to Proof-of-Cash reconciliation formats, conducted analysis and reconciliation of DC Government multi-billion-dollar general accounts, create policies and procedure guidelines, act as reconciliation department liaison, participate in annual public audits and maintained cash accounts on FMS System.

Rick also worked as a Senior Account Manager for NAPA Development Corp. where he was responsible for all general accounting functions of mid-sized General Contractors, provide job cost analysis, budget oversight, and contract support to project managers. He supervised and maintain both the receivables and payables area, prepared monthly financial statements and quarterly returns, supervised petty cash accounts, provide support for CPA annual audits, including preparation of closing entries, audit schedules, and miscellaneous reports.

Rick holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management/Accounting from Florida A & M University inTallahassee, FL.

Bijan Richardson

Operations Assistant/ Research Analyst

Bijan brings over 12 years of experience in research, analytics and compliance to TLC Capital Partners.

Prior to joining TLC Capital Partners, Bijan worked as a SIU Investigator with The Hartford where he focuses on corroborating information using Lexus/Nexus to conduct research on client’s history, lien/judgment, bankruptcy, and social media checks.

He focuses heavily on examining legal documents, analyzing information gathered by investigations, preparing investigative reports of investigation findings, conducted investigation interviews, examine titles to properties to determine validity with property owners, investigated and assessing damage to insured properties and investigate questionable documents.

Prior to working with The Hartford, Bijan served as an Investigator with the United States Secret Service in Washington D.C., Personnel Security Assistant with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and a Police Officer with Metropolitan Police Department. He has provided extensive operational physical protection for individuals, to include The President of The United States, Government Leaders, Political Candidates and Visiting Foreign Dignitaries.

His extensive scope of experience consists of drafting, publishing, and present intelligence reporting for multiple audiences, identifying new fraud and cybercrime threats to the payments ecosystem and communicate them to relevant stakeholders, develop relationships with informants to obtain information, perform undercover assignments and maintain surveillance providing intelligence and technical analysis support, managing security programs designed to protect personnel, facilities, and information.

Throughout his career, Bijan hasgained proven skills and analytical techniques as it relates to financial analysis and related software. He has conducted sensitive file reviews with numerous federal, state and local agencies, gained skills in the operations of multimedia personal computer systems including hardware, operating systems and many software applications.

Bijan is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and served as a Financial Secretary. In addition, he holds a Top-Secret Clearance, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice with a focus in Pre-Law from University of Maryland Eastern Shore located in Princess Ann Maryland.

Tia brings years of over 7 years of experience in leasing, property management, research and finance to TLC Capital Partners.

She is the current CEO of “Tailormade Strategies Consulting” where she supports small businesses and entrepreneurs in attaining resources needed to thrive in their community.

During her consulting career, she has been an intricate partner to Dolls& Dreams non-profit organization where she has helped the organization see more than a 200% increase in local and government funding and two long term partnerships after implementing recommendations. Her scope of experience consists of creating and developing programs, conducting research, implementing staff trainings to ensure proper approaches are being delivered in accordance with organization standards, making recommendations and advising Executives in capacity building to include business restructuring, operations, budget development and securing funding.

Prior to Tailormade Strategies Consulting, Tia worked as a youth engagement director with Family Total Care Coalitional Washington DC. She has helped the organization re-established more than $150,000 in government funding for youth programs and increased program enrollment/retention from 46% to 97% after implementing recommendations. Her professional experience includes focusing on consulted with Entrepreneur to develop and implement business’ deliverables, secure strong ties with community partners and fundraising. She has worked with keynote speakers to create speaking content for various events in schools within underserved communities and has planned and executed several community conferences with an average of 200 attendees.

Tia is a NFTE (National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship) Alumni where she coaches youth entrepreneurs and help them prepare small business plans for local competitions to win seed money for their startup businesses. Through NFTE, Tia has worked alongside business teachers in underserved communities at designated schools to aid in teaching the foundation of entrepreneurship, assisted youth in drafting, researching and completing various parts of their business plan in order to compete in local youth showcases, business plan competitions/presentation and elevator pitches.

Tia has received her certification as a Peer Support Specialist from Prince George’s County Community College. She also holds an Associate’s in Business Management from Southeastern University.

Armarni brings more than 7 years of Property Management, Administrative, Leasing and Sales experience to TLC Capital Partners.

Armarni is a success-driven professional, armed with in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience in all aspects of property and community management including marketing and leasing of units, execution and enforcement of leases, annual reviews of tenant income, property inspections and maintenance request processing. She is hard-working and reliable with verifiable year- after-year success in establishing and maintaining a level of pride in performance by ensuring assigned properties remains a safe and comfortable home that residents are proud to reside in.

Prior to joining TLC Capital partners, Armarni worked at Grady Management Inc. as an Assistant Community Manager where she overseen and managed over308-unit apartment communities. She effectively conducted many administrative tasks such as budget preparation, rent collection, sending tenant notices, manage tenant move-in and move-out processes, evaluated applicants, implemented and explained community policies.

She was responsible for maintaining assets by investigating and resolving tenant complaints, enforcing rules of occupancy, inspecting vacant units and ensuring repairs are timely completed, enforcing occupancy policies and procedures by confronting violators, managing and overseeing communications with lawyers pertaining to open suits regarding delinquent rent and much more. Throughout her career, she has received several awards as Assistant Manager of the year whereas she successfully maintained a monthly closing delinquency of $5,000 or less for over 12months.

Armani also served as a Marketing Consultant where she was responsible for developing, selling and implementing marketing campaigns, prepared lease agreements and all other required documents for new move-ins through Onesite software, created effective messaging using language, graphic and marketing collateral, developed and executed creative marketing programs, campaigns and promotions across various digital channels, maintained advertising sources with updated availability and kept prospect interest. Her key achievements where being awarded as Marketing Consultant of the Year several years back-to-back for consistently meeting and exceeded monthly leasing goals and company expectations.

Armarni is a highly committed, focused, and enthusiastic individual who strives for quality and excellence in every undertaking. She is able to analyze challenges and provide robust but adaptable solutions which meet current and future requirements. She has a high level of integrity, proven track record of career success, reliable, follows through on commitments and able to see the big picture and plan outdetails.

Mike C. Matthews

Systems Administration / Head of Marketing & Sales

Mike brings more than 13 years of IT Management, Online Marketing, Technical and Analytical experience to TLC Capital Partners.

Prior to joining TLC Capital Partners, Mike work with McMaster-Carr Supply Company where he focuses on installing, upgrading, and configuring IBM and vendor product software through test and production environments, planning and participating in quarterly disaster recovery efforts, resolving system and configuration issues, designing and building automation systems for common processes to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

He also worked at Fidelity Investment located in Irvin, Texas as Mainframe Operating Systems Programmer. With his high-level of skill and industry knowledge, he was quickly promoted to become a Young Investors Advisory Board Member. Mike is well-known for utilizing critical thinking skills to provide support and in-depth problem resolution resulting in increased efficiencies in very fast-paced, deadline driven environments which ultimately improve overall corporate productivity.

During his tenure with Fidelity Investments, he also collaborated with Fidelity’s marketing team to analyze market trends and improve/execute marketing campaigns resulting in the attraction of a specific target audience and increases in revenues. He proactively analyzed areas for improvements, successfully revamp Fidelity Investments store management group’s entire website to increase efficiency and ensure optimum performance, efficiently monitored progress against task estimates to provide status reports to managers and stakeholders, recognize code, process and/or standard inefficiencies while making suggestions for improvements and provided technical support to resolved issues.

As a consultant, Mike has worked with many mid-sized companies where he has provided marketing and technical services to clients such as developing email marketing campaigns, implemented Google Analytics and tracking pixels to gain audience insights, monitor online traffic, measure ROI on marketing initiatives, leveraging data to make better organizational decisions, restructuring and optimizing Google AdWords campaigns to reduce wasted ad spend, troubleshooting website issues, providing custom website development, social media management and Google SEO (Search Engine Optimization) services. He has successfully solved online marketing and operational challenges for many clients resulting in an average of 25 – 40% increase in sales and operational efficiency.

Mike is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc, Toastmasters International, The National Society of Leadership and Success and National Speakers Association (NSA). He holds many certifications in Information Technology in addition to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Business from University of Maryland Eastern Shore located in Princess Anne, Maryland where he graduated with Cum Laude honors.

Tony brings over 16 years of experience to TLC Capital Partners. Throughout his career, He has worked with prominent real estate investors and home owners through out the Prince Georges County, Maryland, Virginia and Washington Metro D.C. Area.

In 2018, Tony and his wife (Armarni) launched a professional property management, leasing & sales company which focused on working directly with landlords who owned single-family residential homes and wanted to hire a landlord. He assisted his clients with all aspect of real estate such as conducting market reports, negotiating lease agreements, drafting legal documents, evictions, real estate marketing, screening tenants, real estate sales, collecting rents, conducting inspections and much more.

Tony holds a professional real estate and property management license in D.C., MD and VA. His management oversees 127+ units. Since 2018, Tony has closed over 300+ real estate transactions and currently has $37.5mm in assets under management.

As of 2021, Tony founded TLC Capital Partners wherehe and his team plan to continue growing their investment portfolio through partnering with accredited investors who wants to receive much higher capital returns compared to other investment alternatives such as commodities, 401K, IRA’s, stocks, bonds, mutual funds etc.

Tony handles the full overview and management for each investment from concept to maturity. This includes the market analytics, feasibilities, due diligence, concept creation, acquisition, development, processes, procedures, and quality assurance at every phase of the investment process.

He also serves as the external voice for the company. He is an experienced and knowledgeable public speaker and addresses small and large audiences of executives and business professionals. His passion is to awaken awareness concerning our current economy and emphasize the need for individual’s investment dollars to be invested into tangible assets.

Tony has been often been known for his forward thinking and keen insight on how to protect and build wealth in emerging real estate markets.As a member of NFTE (Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship), he speaks with aspiring business owners and executives about wealth management and helps them diversify their investments into real estate with TLC Capital Partners.

He continued his education at Southeastern University in pursuant of his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with a Concentration in Marketing. Throughout his career, He has gained strong hands-on knowledge and experience within the single & multifamily residential rental property industry pertaining to acquisitions, leasing, property management, development/construction and sales.

Edgar Posada

Head of Maintenance / Supervisor

Edgar brings more than 15+ years of maintenance, management, customer service and business experience to TLC Capital Partners.Edgar is great at finding ways to increase quality of customer service, examining financial data, analyzing and resolving quality andcustomer service problems and improving profitability.

In 2015, Edgar started First Call Enterprise Corp. where he focuses on providing five-star maintenance & property turn over services to real estate management companies. He also focused on the development of marketing strategies, overseeing daily activities to ensure quality and creating profitable business partnerships to develop and cultivate lucrative relationships.

In his prior career as aSupervising Operational Manager with Vornado Realty Trust, Edgar was known for his ability to create and manage teams and their schedules, training new hires, accomplishing results by coaching, counseling and disciplining employees, improving operational management systems, managing budgets and formulating strategic and operational objectives.

Prior to working with Vornado Realty Trust, Edgar worked as a Loan Officer with City Mortgage Corporation. He has extensive experience with interviewing applicants to determine financial eligibility andfeasibility of granting loans, evaluating credit worthiness by processing loan application and determining all applicable ratios and metrics to set uppayment plans.

Edgar is responsible for ensuring all maintenance operations are carried on in an appropriate – costeffective way, maintaining safe, secure legal and healthy work environments by establishingand enforcing company/organization policies, controlling expenses by gathering and submitting budgetinformation,scheduling expenditures and implementingcorrective actions. He is also responsible for ensuring relations between management and customers arecarried on in an effective way with the expected results and quality.

Edgar holds a M.B.A in Medicine from Instituto Catolico de Oriente (Maristas) El Salvador

Taniya Windley, Esquire is a highly motivated and tenacious attorney who brings more than 15+ year of experience in practice of law to TLC Capital Partners. She is also admitted to practice law before the United States District Court for Maryland.

She possesses a remarkable ability to build, foster and maintain viable relationships within the legal community and the community at large. Ms. Windley, an entrepreneur at heart, has a unique sensibility for clients who are likewise, entrepreneurs and she values their commitment to start out on their own. This trait makes her a valuable asset to her business clients.

Ms. Windley joined the TLC team as a landlord/tenant lawyer overseeing all tenant rent non-payment and evictions cases, landlord collection claims for past due balances and advisor.

Ms. Windley is also a zealous and astute advocate who is respected among her peers and clients alike. 

Ms. Windley holds a Bachelors’ Degree in English from South Carolina State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Windley held several positions in the private and non-profit business sectors. After graduating from North Carolina Central University’s School of Law with a Juris Doctor, Ms. Windley served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Mary Terrell, of the District of Columbia Superior Court. Following that clerkship, Ms. Windley became a solo practitioner, and later a founding partner of the The WM Law Group, LLC. Ms. Windley is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, and she is an active volunteer and mentor.  She sits on the Board for the Non-Profit Organization, ICASTARNU. Moreover, she serves as General Counsel to Flagger Network, LLC and Spirit of Faith Bible Institute. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Spirit of Faith Bible Institute. Ms. Windley’s areas of practice include Civil Litigation, Landlord &Tenant, Business Law, Contracts, Personal Injury, Wills and Estates and Family Law.


Casandra brings more than 10+ year of management, customer relations and sale experience to TLC capital Partners.

Casandra work as customer relations specialist with The Lease Collection property management team where she focuses on leasing vacant properties, conducting new client/landlord presentations, in-house marketing strategies and implementation and many other administrative tasks. Her experience with managing a variety of sales teams, ranging from 10 to 90 staff members allowed her to quickly succeed and ultimately be responsible for the growth and development of staff and growing clientele.

Casandra ability to identify and utilized team members to their strengths in order to benefit the business, maintained morale amongst staff by motivating and inspiring everyone to perform consistently, highlighting productivity and quality, and resolving human resource issues professionally and confidentially makes her a valuable asset to TLC Capital Partners team.

Prior to joining The Lease Collection team, Casandra worked as a manager at OGDEN CAP PROPERTIES LLC. where she excelled at maintaining quality service by enforcing excellence and customer service standards, analyzing and resolving service problems and recommending system improvements.

She also worked as anoperations manager at NIKE Inc. where she directed business processes while optimizing operationalresults, analyzedperformanceindicatorstodrive key decisions around service, operations and overall logistics, developed the annual departmental budget necessary to achieve the targeted goals while pursing high standard of customer service, managed human resources, specifically recruitment and selection, conducted performance reviews with senior staff, oversee salary administration task and conducted professionalmanagerial training.

Casandra holds a M.B.A in Sports & Performance Phycology from University of the Rockies. She also holds a B.A in Phycology from Saint Joseph’s University. She currently serves as a Director of Development with the American Correctional Association.

Tikia brings over 7+ years of experience in hospitality, customer service and office administration to TLC Capital Partners.

She currently works as the lead office manager and executive assistant with The Lease Collection Team.Her responsibilities include compiling and generating various documents and reports as needed,maintaining all telephone communications and  reporting to management team as needed, coordinating company meetings and appointment,maintaining website updates along with monitoring online web chat communications,overseeing available properties inventory, schedule tenant showing appointments, ordering office supplies and consulting clients (tenants/landlords) daily in regard to tenant request, scheduling vendors, billing and invoicing.

Prior to her career at The Lease Collection, Tikia worked as a Guest Service Ambassador with Harborside Hotel. As a hospitality ambassador she manageda 194-room hotel where she focus on quality experience and guest satisfaction during their stay. 

Her responsibilities consist of provide and assisting each guest with an effortless check-in/out process,manage a team of 15 front desk staff throughout 2 shifts period,prepare information reports for daily performance senior staff meetings, coordinate guest reservations, and banquets within hotel guidelines and maintain all telephone communications.