Friday, May 19, 2017

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, Earns Four Honors at St. Louis Apartment Association Rising Star Awards

Julie Johnson
CHICAGO, IL (May 19, 2017) – Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a full-service national real estate firm, is pleased to announce it was honored with four awards at the St. Louis Apartment Association Rising Star Awards, which were held April 28.

The awards banquet is hosted annually by the St. Louis Apartment Association (SLAA) to recognize the work of the organization’s members in the industry.

“St. Louis is an extremely important market for Draper and Kramer since we own and manage several properties here and are also currently developing new rental communities in the area,” said Julie Johnson, senior vice president and director of management services for Draper and Kramer.

 “It is very gratifying to have our St. Louis-area properties and staff recognized by the SLAA for outstanding performance, confirming the confidence we have in our team as top property management professionals.”

Draper and Kramer received the SLAA’s Property of the Year award for Fieldpointe of St. Louis, a recently renovated community of 318 luxury apartments located in the West County area of St. Louis. Honored in the market-rate category for properties built prior to 2000 and with up to 400 units, Fieldpointe of St. Louis was recognized for its outstanding offering of amenities as well as customer service and management policies that deliver an exceptional experience for residents. 

Additionally, three Draper and Kramer employees were honored with individual SLAA Rising Star Awards:

Fieldpointe of St. Louis Apartments, St. Louis, MO
·       Michael Meador, Multi-Site Maintenance Supervisor/Capital Improvement Director of the Year: As head engineer of St. Louis operations for Draper and Kramer, Meador oversees the maintenance operations for 1,109 rental units, spearheading major renovations and capital improvement projects as well as make-ready turns.

·       Julie Henderson, Groundsperson/Housekeeper of the Year: A 22-year employee of Draper and Kramer, Henderson is part of the janitorial/grounds staff at Hampton Gardens Apartments in the historic “Hill” area of St. Louis.

·       Mark Harris, Maintenance Technician of the Year (201 to 401+ Units) : Harris is a maintenance technician for Draper and Kramer at Fieldpointe of St. Louis. 

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

Sarah Lyons,, (312) 267-4520
Abe Tekippe,, (312) 267-4528

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