At Gorman & Company, we work to revitalize communities through innovative housing partnerships. As a trusted partner and respected industry leader since 1984, we specialize in: downtown revitalization, the preservation of affordable housing, workforce housing, and the adaptive reuse of significant historic buildings.
Gary Gorman, Chief Executive Officer Gorman & Company, Inc.
Gary Gorman obtained his B.A. in Economics and Law Degrees from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He began his career as a practicing attorney focusing on representing developers and real estate syndicators. In 1984 he formed Gorman & Company, Inc. to develop multifamily real estate projects. After the passage of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, Mr. Gorman decided to specialize in developing affordable multifamily rental communities using the tax credit created by Section 42 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Gorman & Company developed some of the earliest Section 42 LIHTC developments in the nation.
Tom Capp, Chief Operating Officer Gorman & Company, Inc.
Tom Capp has directed Gorman & Company's real estate development since 1994. Under his direction, the company has focused on urban revitalization, mixed-income housing, historic preservation and the preservation of affordable housing. Prior to joining Gorman & Company, Tom was a Senior Associate at Camiros, Inc., an urban planning firm based in Chicago. Tom is a former public official having served as mayor of Fitchburg, Wisconsin, where he also served as chairman of the city's Planning Commission and chairman of its Economic Development Commission. As executive assistant to Dane County Executive Rick Phelps from 1993-1994, he directed land use and development policy for Dane County (Madison, Wisconsin and surrounding areas). Tom has a degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Tom has served on many industry boards and commissions. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Housing and Rehabilitation Association. In 2007 he was appointed by the White House as a Panel Expert for the Preserve America Summit, an initiative created by executive order to modernize our nation's approaches to historic preservation. He is a frequent speaker and presenter at conferences sponsored by state housing authorities, planning associations, and housing industry groups such as NCSHA, NH&RA, and IPED.
Joyce Wuetrich, Director of Asset Management Gorman & Company, Inc.
Joyce joined Gorman & Company in 1989 and currently is the Director of Asset Management. She directly supervises the management team for the management portfolio for Gorman & Company, as well as the coordination with the management companies in the markets outside of Wisconsin/Illinois. She is involved in the development process from the management perspective, insuring that developments are designed and built to insure long term sustainability. Joyce is involved in the budgeting, financial analysis, lender and investor relations. She also supervises the Human Resources functions, as well as the Compliance team and is a Certified Occupancy Specialist. Prior to joining Gorman & Company she was the legal administrator for a Madison-based law firm. Joyce holds a degree in accounting from Upper Iowa University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Joyce is an active member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Society of Human Resource Management, the Institute of Real Estate Management, the National Multi-Housing Council, Financial Executives International, NAHMA and Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women. She has served on various boards in the past, and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Badger Chapter of the American Red Cross.
Ron Swiggum, Director of Construction Gorman & Company, Inc.
Ron has over 16 years of experience in project management, encompassing cross-functional projects, price/cost management, budgetary and competitive estimating, coordination of design professionals, space planning, life cycle costing, contract administration, development and training of personnel, strategic business planning, risk management, proformas, staff leadership, P&L oversight, and customer relations. Ron recently directed construction for the largest “Green Communities” Public Housing Authority development to date east of the Mississippi River and is currently overseeing construction GC for an innovative “workforce housing” development in Monroe County, Florida (Florida Keys). Ron also served as Construction Project Manager for award winning Gorman & Company affordable housing development in Glendale, AZ.
Ben Marshall, Director of Architecture Gorman & Company, Inc.
Ben has more than 20 years of experience in architectural design and construction administration. He is a registered Architect in Wisconsin, Colorado and Arizona. His experience encompasses a wide range of commercial and residential building types. Since 2010, he has led the architectural staff at Gorman and Company, Inc. specializing in multi-family housing and rehabilitation projects. Prior to joining Gorman and Company, Ben was with a firm recognized as a regional leader in the design of multi-family housing. He has been responsible for architectural design and construction administration for over 700 housing units in the past 10 years.
Mike Redman, Controller Gorman & Company, Inc.
Mike joined Gorman & Company in 2014 as the Corporate Controller. He directly supervises all aspects of the accounting department including oversight of the budget process, tax preparation, and audit. He brings to Gorman & Company many years of diverse work experience from such industries as hotel development and management, construction, retail, and transportation. His background includes being a member of corporate leadership teams and serving in various leadership roles such as CFO, Controller, and Vice President – Finance. Mike holds a degree from Upper Iowa University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the AICPA and WICPA and has served on boards of not-for-profit organizations.
Laura Narduzzi, Director of Property Management Gorman & Company, Inc.
Laura received her degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Wisconsin – Stout in 1989. She began her hotel career with The North Central Group, a hotel management and development company. She held various positions in her 20 year tenure with that company including the Vice President of Operations. In that role, she was responsible for a $90 million highly reputable hotel portfolio of Hilton and Marriott brands which received several brand awards. She joined Gorman & Company in 2009 and now is the Director of Property Management.