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About Sovereign Property Management

Sovereign Property Management LLC has built a reputation for providing Excellence and Professionalism on every level. Our dedicated team of industry professionals offer over 20 years of real estate experience and knowledge. Made up of three divisions: multi-family rentals, commercial properties and new acquisitions. Sovereign Property Management provides a personal, hands-on approach, which is why we have a long list of satisfied customers.

At Sovereign, we buy, build and manage great properties. We hire great people, we develop great partnerships and we believe that when we treat our residents well, our own success will follow.

Whether you are looking to lease an apartment home or for someone to manage your Residential or Commercial property, Sovereign Property management is ready to provide you with "Excellence and Professionalism" on every level.

Mission Statement

Sovereign Property Management LLC is dedicated to providing a quality lifestyle for our residents by offering "Excellence and Professionalism" on every level.

Equal Housing Opportunity

The Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to discriminate in housing transactions on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, marital status, familial status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Sovereign Property Management, LLC acts in accordance with the Fair Housing Act and does not engage in discrimination.

Leadership Team

Our leadership team is dedicated to providing the highest quality service and expertise in residential and commercial property management, real estate investment and development.

Paul Chantler

President / CEO

Paul Chantler is President and CEO of Sovereign Property Management in DEAs a founding member of Sovereign Property Management, LLC, Paul believed the foundation to building a successful organization was to hire the right team and to conduct business with Excellence & Professionalism of every level. Responsible for the overall management of the firm, Paul is focused on exceeding the financial goals of our clients and investors. Under his leadership, Sovereign Properties has been successful in acquiring properties, initiating action plans and improving the efficiency and profitability of all assets in the portfolio.

Before the inception of Sovereign Properties LLC, Paul held the position of CFO for Daisy Construction. With an annual sales volume over 60 million, Paul was responsible for directing all aspects of financial management and strategic planning for the company and its affiliates. Within the last few years, Daisy Construction has become active with real estate acquisitions and dispositions. Paul's responsibilities included identifying and analyzing acquisition opportunities and negotiating all transactions.

Prior to Paul's experience at Daisy Construction, he was a Partner in the Certified Public Accounting firm of Horty & Horty in Wilmington, DE.

Paul is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he earned a B.S. degree in Business and Accounting. In addition, Paul is a former President and current Treasurer of The Delaware Apartment Association.

When not working, Paul is a frequent visitor at the YMCA where he works on his general health and fitness. In addition, he plays in USTA tennis leagues and is an avid bicyclist. The long distance bicycling adventures most often involve raising money for charities. Lastly, Paul has a home in Bethany Beach, DE, where he spends time on a paddle board and enjoying an excellent glass of red wine.

Dean Hay

Director of Maintenance

Dean Hay is Director of Maintenance at Sovereign Property Management in DEAs Maintenance Director, Dean is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the maintenance operations including purchasing, budgeting and capital projects for Sovereign Properties. Focused on controlling expenses, Dean identifies and implements initiatives to improve the overall maintenance operations for all properties in the portfolio.

In 2010, Dean joined Sovereign Properties as Maintenance Supervisor for The Village of Canterbury, where he was instrumental in reducing the property maintenance expenses and maximizing NOI.

Dean has worked in the property management industry for 12 years is an active member of the National and Delaware Apartment Associations. Dean currently holds certifications in Electrical, Propane and HVAC.

When not working, Dean enjoys skeet shooting, spending quality time with his family and traveling the world.

Michael Iacono

Director of Residential Operations

Michael Iacono is Director of Residential Operations at Sovereign Property Management in DEMike is responsible for all aspects of residential operations including the physical and financial performance of the properties. Mike oversees the day to day operations and develops and implements procedures to ensure consistently high standards of quality and productivity for all properties within the portfolio.

Mike started his career with Sovereign properties as an internal auditor and was quickly promoted to Compliance Director, where he achieved a total portfolio average monthly collection rate of 98%. Prior to joining Sovereign Property Management, Mike worked for the family business, Daisy Construction Company, where he learned, through hands on experience, all aspects of the construction and property management industries.

Mike is a graduate of Elizabethtown College, where he earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration.

When not working, Mike actively trains in Brazilian Juijitsu and has recently begun playing golf. In addition, Mike is a passionate Phillies fan.

Nate Sorenson

Director of Commercial Operations

Nate Sorenson is Director of Commercial Operations at Sovereign Property Management in DE

Nate is responsible for all aspects of operations for the commercial portfolio consisting of office buildings, shopping centers and industrial sites throughout Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Nate directs and coordinates activities of each property and all associated services and systems to obtain optimum efficiency and maximum profitability.

Nate has over 10 years of experience in the commercial and residential property management industry. Prior to joining Sovereign in 2014, he held key roles with respected companies such as Emory Hill Real Estate Services, Pettinaro, the Independence Mall, and W.L. Gore & Associates.

Nate is a graduate of The University of Delaware, where he earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. In addition, Nate obtained the Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation through BOMA.

In Nate's spare time he enjoys sailing, fishing, running, juggling, building furniture, and activities with his two sons. He is a trustee and volunteer at his church, as well as the president of the High Voltage Speakers Toastmaster club, a professional growth organization focused on developing leadership and communication skills.

Dan McBride

Director of Compliance

Dan McBride is Director of Compliance at Sovereign Property Management in DEDan is responsible for ensuring all properties adhere to Sovereign's policies and procedures relating to resident screening and lease documentation. Dan oversees all collection efforts and court proceedings for the portfolio, minimizing corporate risk and liability.

Dan joined Sovereign in 2009 as an accounts manager for Village of Canterbury, where he was instrumental in reducing the property delinquency and maximizing the property's NOI.

Dan is a graduate of Elizabethtown College, where he earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration. He is an active member of the National and Delaware Apartment Associations.

In Dan's spare time he pursues his passions for traveling and automobiles and is active with charities that focus on helping people with diabetes.

Industry Recognitions

Sovereign Property Management was named 2016 Finalist for Best Real Estate Company as voted by the readers of The News Journal and DelawareOnline.com.
It was truly an honor to be nominated and Sovereign Properties would like to thank everyone for voting for us.
2016 Sovereign Property Management LLC is selected as one of The News Journals "Top Workplaces" in Delaware for the third year in a row!
2015 Sovereign Property Management LLC is selected as one of The News Journals "Top Workplaces" in Delaware.
 

2014 Delaware Property Manager of the Year

  • Tina Votta - Arbor Pointe Apartments

2014 Delaware Leasing Professional of the Year

  • Danielle DeMasi - Arbor Pointe Apartments

2014 Overall Community Excellence

  • Arbor Pointe Apartments - 1st Place
  • Village of Canterbury Apartments - 2nd Place
  • Arundel Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • Baytree Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • Friendship Village Apartments -Honorable Mention
  • The Grande Apartments - Honorable Mention

2014 Leasing & Marketing Excellence

  • Arbor Pointe Apartments - 1st Place
  • Village of Canterbury Apartments - 2nd Place
  • Friendship Village Apartments -Honorable Mention

2014 Maintenance Excellence

  • Arundel Apartments - 1st Place
  • Arbor Pointe Apartments - 2nd Place
  • Baytree Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • Friendship Village Apartments -Honorable Mention
  • Village of Canterbury Apts - Honorable Mention
  • Woodmill Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • The Grande Apartments - Honorable Mention

2014 Curb Appeal Excellence

  • Arbor Pointe Apartments - 1st Place (Tie)
  • Arundel Apartments - 1st Place (Tie)
  • Baytree Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • Friendship Village Apartments -Honorable Mention
  • Village of Canterbury Apts - Honorable Mention
  • Woodmill Apartments - Honorable Mention
  • The Grande Apartments - Honorable Mention

Residential Property Management

At Sovereign our objective is simple, to provide results oriented property management services with the highest level of excellence and professionalism. Our primary goal is to increase the value of our assets by maximizing income and minimizing expenses. We know how to secure quality tenants, maintain low vacancy rates, and provide cost efficient maintenance recommendations. We carefully manage and track these factors to optimize our owners and investors return on their investment.

Our services include:

  • Administrative support
  • Occupancy and leasing management
  • Maintenance services
  • On-site supervision
  • Quality tenant screening and collections
  • Timely financial accounting
  • Comprehensive monthly reporting
  • Training and education
  • Effective marketing strategies
  • Budget preparation
  • Capital expense planning
  • Risk management services

For more information on Residential Property Management Services, please contact (302) 994-2505.

Commercial Property Management

Sovereign Property Management LLC provides our clients with complete financial management and reporting services including collections, tenant screening and qualifying, expense management/payment, annual budget preparation, capital planning and complete monthly financial reporting.

For more information on Commercial Property Management Services, please contact (302) 994-2505.

Commercial Properties

  • Smyrna Shopping Center (172,533 SF)

    94 E. Glenwood Avenue
    Smyrna, Delaware

  • Centreville Park Shopping Center (92,779 SF)

    2478 Centreville Road
    Centreville, Maryland

  • Larch Corporate Center (21,000 SF)

    102 Larch Circle
    Newport, Delaware

  • Larch Corporate Center Condominium Association (19 units)

    102 Larch Circle
    Newport, Delaware

  • Wellington Commons (36,749 SF)

    1545 Pulaski Highway
    Bear, Delaware

  • Hatfield Industrial Park (90,781 SF plus 10 acres of land rental)

    3030 Unionville Pike
    Hatfield, Pennsylvania

  • Dover Medical Center

    640 S. Queen Street
    Dover, Delaware

  • The Sea Esta III & IV

    1409 Highway One
    Dewey Beach, Delaware

    20902 Coastal Highway
    Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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