Danny Adams, CAMT, CAMTE, CAMTL, Director of Maintenance

Pat Griffor, CCIM - COO / Principal

Matt Hullinger, Accounting Manager

Sean Blythe, CCIM CPM - CEO / Principal

Tor Dietrichs, Executive Vice President

Jack Paulsen, Financial Analyst II

Chris Michel, Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Jody Lynch, Regional Property Manager

Traci Boone, CAM - Assistant Vice President of Operations

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Matt Hullinger
Matt Hullinger

Matt has a BS in Accounting and Finance and an MBA.  Matt has over 20 years of Real Estate industry experience, working for Hines Company for 13.5 years and Heritage Hill Capital Partners for 6.5 years.

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Danny Adams

Danny’s responsibilities include overseeing maintenance operations to achieve objectives consistent with the asset strategy for each multi-family property. This includes identifying property management and capital improvement requirements, budget planning and execution, variance analysis, cost management, staff hiring and training, contract management, quality assurance, and developing and implementing maintenance policies that reflect Heritage Hill’s core values. Danny’s specialty is developing innovative approaches to employ the most cost-effective means of repairing and maintaining asset value by developing maintenance leaders and crew who are committed to building a better community and enhancing resident quality of life.

Danny has 27 years of experience working in the mechanical trades and is currently the only multifamily maintenance technician in the state of Ohio with Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) designation and the associated Energy Efficiency (CAMTE) and the Management Leader (CAMTL) certifications. Danny is an active member of the Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Apartment Association where he serves its Education Committee and instructs CAMT courses.

Sean Blythe
Sean Blythe

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation
Certified Property Manager (CPM) Designation
20 Years Real Estate Finance and Commercial Real Estate Investment

Sean is a Co-founder / Principal of Heritage Hill Capital Partners.  Sean's responsibilities are identifying commercial real estate investment opportunities, feasibility analysis, risk analysis, financial modeling, debt placement, monitoring asset performance, governmental / regulatory approval, and disposition strategies.

 Sean has 16 years’ experience in real estate and finance.  He has managed the acquisition, redevelopment, or financing of over $400 million in real estate during his career.  As a CCIM, Sean is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate and is in the top 6% of commercial and investment practitioners nationwide.  

Sean is an active member in many industry trade organizations including: CCIM Institute, NAIOP, National Apartment Association, and the Institute of Real Estate Management where he is a Certified Property Manager (CPM). 

Sean earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the CCIM Institute, one of the leading commercial real estate associations in the world.  The CCIM designation is awarded to commercial real estate professionals upon completion of the graduate-level education curriculum and presentation of a portfolio of qualifying industry experience. The CCIM curriculum addresses the cornerstones of commercial investment real estate, including financial analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis and investment analysis.  

Patrick Griffor
Patrick Griffor

18 Years Insurance Executive
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Designation
15 Years Real Estate Finance
15 Years Commercial Real Estate Investment

Pat is a Co-founder / Principal of Heritage Hill Capital Partners.  Pat’s responsibilities are managing all operations, including handling all accounting functions (payroll, 1099’s, K1’s, books, etc…), property management, reporting, yearly tax returns, employee benefits, human resources, insurance, vendor management,  and  capital raising and strategic planning. As a CCIM, Pat is a recognized expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate and is in the top 6% of commercial and investment practitioners nationwide.

Pat has over 32 years of insurance, financial and real estate related experience.  He started his career as a financial and actuarial analyst for a start-up company, Victoria Financial, where he helped build from scratch a 67 million/year (written premiums) in 6 years. He has managed over 200 million of business in 28 states for Kemper on the west coast as Director of Product Management.  Pat left the insurance field 17 years ago as Vice-President for Great American Insurance.   In the last 17 years, Pat has focused primarily on the real estate industry where he has acquired, managed, redeveloped, or financed of over $400 million in assets.  

Pat earned his BA in Math and Economics from Hiram College graduating with cum laude honors.  He is a results-oriented executive with diverse and deep experience in real estate, sales, information technology, insurance and mortgage industries, including a demonstrated track record in technology application, product management, project management, actuarial reserving, real-estate investing, mortgage loans, and sales & marketing.  With proven skills in designing and implementing new organizational structures and building successful teams he effectively manages multi-million dollar projects spanning organizational functions.

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Tor Dietrichs

Tor’s responsibilities supplement all executive team functions, focusing on identifying and evaluating financial performance for potential investment properties as well as leading and developing company capacities in construction management, asset management, and property management for currently owned properties.

Prior to joining Heritage Hill in 2017, Tor served in the U.S. Air Force for 29 years, primarily as a fighter pilot and military strategist where he commanded and led a variety of diverse organizations. He retired as Colonel in 2017 from the Pentagon where he served as a Middle East policy advisor and strategist to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering, a master’s degree in Systems Engineering, an MBA, and a master’s degree in National Security/Strategic Studies.

Jack Paulsen
Jack Paulsen

Jack has a BS in Financial Mathematics with a Minor in Economics from The Ohio State University.  Jack has 5 years experience working in the financing industry, interning as an analyst at Osborn Williams and Donohoe for 2 years and full time at Heritage Capital Partners for 3 years. 

Chris Michel
Chris Michel

Chris is a CPA focused on real estate with experience that includes development, stabilization, and rental real estate, in addition to general contracting for commercial construction. He is a two-time graduate of the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati, receiving his bachelor's degree in accounting summa cum laude in 2010, and his master's degree in the same major in 2011. He earned his CPA license in Ohio in 2012.

Chris began his career in public accounting at one of the Big Four firms in 2011 before ultimately focusing in on the real estate industry. His background includes tax planning and compliance, entity structuring, transaction planning, treasury management, and cross-functional experience with analytics and automation tools that promote ease of use for business users and their financial information. Chris has a passion for helping people anticipate and comprehend the financial results of real-life decisions.

Outside of work, Chris has been involved with several organizations in the community, including the Ales to Zinfandels Fundraising Event Committee for Bethany House Services, the Board of Trustees for the Council on Aging, the UC Lindner College of Business Alumni Council, and the UC Accounting Advisory Board.

Chris and his wife, Mary, have been married for 5 years. They are both proud UC Bearcat alumni and live in Liberty Township with their 2-year-old daughter, Victoria, and newborn, Natalie. Outside of work, he enjoys working on home projects, traveling, and keeping up with friends and family.

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Jody Lynch

Our Regional Property Manager, Jody Lynch, is serious about efficiency and progress. She has worked with Heritage Hill since March of 2017, spearheading the lease-up at all of our value-add properties as Property Manager.

During her tenure at Heritage Hill, she has pursued certifications through the NAA; she is a Certified Apartment Manager and Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor. Ms. Lynch most recently acquired her Tax Credit Certification in 2022.

Jody brings 16 years of property management experience to the table.  Her responsibilities include overseeing property management operations to achieve objectives consistent with the asset strategy for each multi-family property. This includes marketing, leasing, budget planning and execution, variance analysis, revenue management, cost management, forecasting, staff hiring and training, contract management, quality assurance, and developing and implementing operating policies that reflect Heritage Hill’s core values.

Jody’s hold a strong believe that success is met by building relationships through coaching all team members to be leaders.

Jody lives in Cincinnati with her Husband, two children, 5 kitties and 3 birds. Her passions include Karaoke and fast cars.

Amy East
Amy East

Amy manages and designs large, complex building projects for diverse groups of stakeholders in both non-profit and private sectors in Cincinnati. She directs multiple fast-paced projects at once, leads interdisciplinary project teams, and is continually creating and improving systems to get the job done better and faster. Amy administers and negotiates project contracts, creates and reviews construction documents, and performs construction administration. She produces marketing materials and relishes an opportunity to publicly present her work. Above all, she is passionate about improving lives through the built environment in her hometown.

Traci Boone
Traci Boone

Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) Designation

26 Years Multi-Family and Commercial Property Management Experience

Traci has 26+ years of Property Management experience, including Multi-Family, Student Housing, Commercial and Affordable Housing.  Originally from Lexington, KY, Traci relocated to the Northern KY/Cincinnati area in 2001 and has travelled the country overseeing acquisitions and management of a diverse range of assets.  Adept in delivering high performing assets within challenging markets, Traci has consistently been successful in identifying and capitalizing upon market opportunities to drive revenue and profit growth.  Traci possesses broad-based, analytical and proficiency skills in all real estate, operating, sales, marketing, product and human resource management functions.

Prior to joining Heritage Hill Capital Partners in 2023, Traci held pivotal executive roles in Property Management, allowing her to oversee not only the acquisition of projects, but construction, renovation, and stabilization of garden and high-rise assets throughout the United States.

Outside of work, Traci is a commissioned Kentucky Colonel and enjoys taking her RV on road trips with her family and three dogs.