Jonathan Samuel Wolff (“Jon”) was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Wolff Properties in November, 2021. Previously, Jon served as a Principal at Wolff Properties.
Jon oversees all operational matters at Wolff Properties, including directly managing Wolff Properties’ multifamily portfolio, its corporate operations, and its financial transactions. Jon also works with his father, Stephen, former CEO and Chairman of Wolff Properties in the acquisition and disposition of held of real estate assets.
Prior to joining Wolff Properties in 2018, Jon worked as an Associate Attorney at Armstrong Teasdale LLP, an AM200 international law firm. There from 2013-2018, Jon worked in the Corporate Services practice group, specializing in commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance issues.
Stephen (“Steve”) Wolff joined Wolff Properties in 1986 following a successful career as an associate attorney with Greenebaum Doll and McDonald in Louisville, Kentucky. Steve’s practice was concentrated in the areas of corporate, banking and securities law. At the time he joined Wolff Properties the firm owned and operated a total of five (5) properties which were all located in St. Louis, Missouri. During the thirty plus years he has lead Wolff Properties, Steve has overseen the growth and diversification of the firm’s real estate portfolio and organization. During his tenure, he has personally been involved in the acquisition of over sixty (60) real estate assets, plus the development, renovation and repositioning of numerous shopping centers, apartment communities and hotel properties. Steve earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Steve is a member of the Kentucky Bar.
Kelly-Ann B. Radetic joined Wolff Properties in 2007. Kelly-Ann was raised in San Diego California and moved to the Midwest in the late 1970’s. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1982 having doubled majored in political science and languages with an emphasis in Latin American Governments and Spanish. She earned her Juris Doctor from Drake University Law School in 1986. Kelly-Ann is licensed to practice in both the State of Texas and the State of Missouri, having started her career as an Associate with Wilson, Cribbs & Goren (formerly Reese, Meyer and Cribbs) in Houston Texas before relocating back to the Midwest where she honed in her expertise in real estate as a Senior Litigation and Transactional Attorney for the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission. She joined Wolff Properties in 2007 and, as its Vice President and General Counsel, plays an integral role in not only general business analysis and practices, but also in human resource management; corporate/entity governance; real estate acquisitions and dispositions; documentation, negotiation and drafting of contracts, loan documents, service bids, leases and other related documents; as well as assisting with other related corporate and real estate matters which may arise. When Kelly-Ann is not helping Wolff Properties operate at its best, she is a proud wife, mother of five, Nana, and Disney World aficionado.
Kat began her journey with Wolff Properties in 2002 as an Executive Administrative Assistant to President, Stephen Wolff. In 2008, Kat was honored to become the Corporate Secretary for Mary R. Wolff Real Estate Management Company. Her roles over the years have been both diverse and integral in her development as a long-standing team member. While she enjoys all aspects of the business, from property management to event coordination, she finds the Administrative Assistant role to be her favorite context. Kat is always looking forward to the future challenges in the realm of property management, as well as her ever-evolving, fundamental participation within the company.
Phillip joined Wolff Properties in April 2013. Prior to joining Wolff Properties, Phillip was the Controller for The Gatesworth at One McKnight Place for nine years. Prior to that position, Phillip was in public accounting at Abeles and Hoffman, PC, also for nine years. Phillip is a CPA and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
Trisha Olsen joined Wolff Properties in 2017 as a Community Manager and was promoted to Director of Apartment Operations less than a year into her employment. Now in her capacity as Director of Residential Management, she oversees their multi-family portfolio of six assets within the St. Louis market and is working closely with the company’s principals to expand their independent portfolio in growing markets throughout the United States.
With over 18 years of industry knowledge, she is experienced in many facets of residential real estate management including multi-family affordable and conventional management, homeowner’s and condominium association management, and repositioning/rehab construction project management. She has overseen portfolio assets throughout Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Arizona.
Trisha specializes in asset management and value creation for institutional and private owners. She is active in the National Apartment Association and Institute of Real Estate Management and is actively seeking her ARM credentials through IREM.
Wolff Properties is a family-owned business founded in 1937 by Mary R. Wolff and her husband, Dr. Samuel U. Wolff. Under its Founders’ direction, the Company began acquiring and managing high and mid-rise buildings in the City of St. Louis with a concentration in St. Louis' Central West End operating, at one time, over 800 units.
From the 1940’s through the 1970’s, Wolff Properties grew its portfolio to acquire some of thehistor
most prime apartment properties in St. Louis, located through the City of St. Louis and the
Central West End.
Rita and Bob were married from 1954 until 1973. Rita ran company operations from 1962-1986, and retired from the business in 2008. Bob was principally employed as Co-CEO of Gibraltar Savings and Loan Association from 1957-1986. He also founded and served as Board Chairman of Fidelity Bank from 1971-1978. During his career he also invested in and managed commercial real estate, owning commercial office buildings, apartment communities, single tenant net leased retail properties and land. Bob was an active investor until his death in 2007.
In 1985, the Company sold its last city holding and purchased Chesterfield Place Apartments, which marked its initial investment in suburban garden style apartment communities.
As principal of Wolff Properties during the past four decades, Steve has overseen the expansion and diversification Wolff Properties' holdings to include commercial, office, retail, hospitality, and net leased properties in addition to its multifamily base. Today, Wolff Properties serves as the parent company of several entities, owning and managing properties throughout the country.
In 2018, Stephen’s son, Jonathan Samuel Wolff, joined the company as a Principal, based in its
St. Louis office.
Jonathan Samuel Wolff, great-grandson of Samuel Wolff, was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Wolff Properties in November, 2021.