Residential Property Management/Expert Profile

Ask A Question

Adam L. Greenberg CPS


I have several years of experience in commercial property management, particularly in tenant retention but also in day-to-day tenant relations and service. Tenant relations and property management are the same whether residential or commercial--everyone takes he same licensing classes. It's the practical work experience that differentiates the two. I can answer questions relating to general topics but by law, because I was formerly licensed as a Real Estate Salesperson by The Missouri Real Estate Commission (2005-2014), I cannot give legal advice and as per Items #4 and #5 of the AllExperts User Agreement, and my answers may not be construed as such.

Experience in the area

I began my career in property management with the residence hall operations at a large state university. I worked with everything that had to do with the tenants (students), from directly managing front desk operations to working behind-the-scenes with support staff. Professionally, for over six years, I was a member of a property management team which managed dozens of commercial and residential properties in Downtown Washington, DC; Arlington, Virginia; and Bethesda, Maryland. I also have an additional ten years of experience as a management agent for an absentee owner in Saint Louis, Missouri. I retired early in 2014 and I now live in Florida, which has provided me the experience of interaction with Homeowners' Associations (HOAs). Some of my Answers have reflected this experience.


Former member, Washington Area Concierge Association (WACA), Washington, DC Former member, St. Louis Association of REALTORS.


BA Speech Communication, University of Maryland, 1993 Graduate of American School of Real Estate, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005 Certified Property Management Specialist (CPS), 2010 Successful completion of Continuing Education courses in Ethics, Diversity

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Landlord-tenant disputes often come down to what's in the lease--it's a legally-binding contract whose terms the landlord and tenant have agreed to follow. It's frequently a matter of simple contract law which an experienced professional can easily interpret.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

Emotions can sometimes lead tenants or landlords to believe they're right when the answer might come down to a rule to which both agreed to follow, such as a stipulation in a lease. That's why you have me here to answer your question.

Average Ratings

Recent Reviews from Users

Read More Comments

    K = Knowledgeability    C = Clarity of Response    P = Politeness
Lee12/05/16101010Thanks for all the info and advice .....
Charlotte04/27/16101010Thank you so much for your help! .....
Jessi03/28/15101010Thank you for the time you took .....
Amandria09/21/14101010thank you
Pablo09/03/14101010Dear Mr. Greenberg, thank you very much .....

Recent Answers from Adam L. Greenberg CPS

2016-12-01 if move after 20 years:

Hi, Lee, and thanks for your question!  The simple answer is, "Possibly."    My experience is in commercial real estate, but a tenant is a tenant and a lease is a lease.  Agents take the same licensing

2016-07-30 Is gas, heat, water, electricity, trash removal, cable connection for TV:

Hello!  The simple answer is that no matter where you are in The United States,  you should not assume that anything is included unless it's written into your lease.  I was formerly.a member of The National

2016-06-12 condos:

Ironically, I  used to live in Montgomery County.  I lived in Silver Spring and later in Rockville as I began my real estate career.     Fast forward to now.  I left Maryland 16 years ago and continued

2016-06-12 condos:

Ironically, I  used to live in Montgomery County.  I lived in Silver Spring and later in Rockville as I began my real estate career.     Fast forward to now.  I left Maryland 16 years ago and continued

2016-03-30 Renter Question....:

Hi Charlotte and thanks for your Question.  With the recent Passover holiday, I lost track of questions that were waiting for me.  I had a 25-year career in various aspects of commercial property management


Ask A Question

Residential Property Management

All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


©2017 All rights reserved.