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American Heritage Property Management Lancaster, PA

131 Centerville Road, Suite C
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (877) 931-7368
Fax: (717) 295-7369

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Lancaster, PA Property Management

The AHPM corporate office is located in the heart of this region in Centerville, PA. As a result of our ideal location, we are able to service the property management needs of a wide range of investors all throughout the county. Many of our rentals are located in: Columbia, East and West Hempfield Township, Lancaster City, Manheim, Manheim Township, Marietta, Mount Joy, Strasburg and Quarryville.

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At American Heritage Property Management of Lancaster, we focus on helping qualified tenants find and move into quality housing. We help our clients fill their properties by creating comprehensive marketing campaigns that include much more than just the traditional “For Rent” sign: Automatic syndication to popular real estate sites, social media engagement, strategic digital marketing efforts and much more.

Once we get the word out about your rental properties in Lancaster, PA, we ensure you get the best possible residents through comprehensive screening. We take care of the rental application, due diligence, criminal history reports, prior landlord references, eviction histories, credit review, employment verifications and all of the other tasks that are vital to screening residents.

Our process has helped us become the leading Lancaster property management firm. The numbers prove our effectiveness, too: Our vacancy rate is 50 percent lower than the national average.


Proactive Maintenance

Repairs and maintenance can be a serious headache when you own rental properties. At American Heritage Property Management, we’re your full-service contractor — one that delivers emergency maintenance and repairs 24 hours a day — and one that also takes measures to prevent future maintenance needs. When choosing American Heritage Property Management you can rest assured knowing that your properties are functional and well-maintained.

Take the Stress Out of Property Management

You own rental properties for the return on investment — not because you enjoy the day-to-day operation and all the stress that comes with it. At American Heritage Property Management, we help you take the stress out of rental property management in Lancaster, PA. We take care of lease preparation and collection, security deposit collection, yearly lease renewals, reception and coordination of tenant calls, enforcement of evictions and so much more.

Sit back and enjoy your returns when you let us take care of property management in Lancaster, PA.

Your Strategic Management Partner

We work with property owners of all types. Some of our clients are even large real estate companies that are constantly listing and selling properties — but that don’t have an in-house management team. We take care of property management in Lancaster County, PA, but we’re also a strategic partner that helps you make the most of your investment.

We can advise you on maximizing monthly rent, deliver detailed monthly financial statements, and conduct an investment analysis to identify where things are going well and where there’s room for improvement.

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Experienced Property Management in Central PA

At American Heritage Property Management, we’ve been serving owners since 1981. Through our 30-plus years of service, we’ve built up a client base that now totals more than 3,300 properties. We serve these clients with the resources available to us as a member of the Homesale Family of Companies — resources that include 13 in-house property managers, insurance providers, mortgage representatives, settlement officers and more.

Our Lancaster office is just one of many we have strategically placed throughout the region to best serve clients just like you. When you’re ready for the best rental property management in Lancaster, PA, contact us for a free quote and a complimentary pre-management overview.


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James Foehl

James Foehl

Maintenance Supervisor


James “Jim” Foehl is the Maintenance Supervisor for our corporate, Lancaster office, and has been serving in this capacity since 2017. Jim oversees the operations of the AHPM maintenance division to ensure that maintenance requests are dispatched to the appropriate technician, maintenance issues are resolved in a timely manner and that repairs are made efficiently and economically.

Prior to joining AHPM Jim owned his own company for 35 years working in a variety of construction and real estate positions including building, remodeling and property services. Jim is certified as a journeyman electrician and previously held a real estate license.

Joseph Cardella

Joe Cardella

Property Manager


Joe Cardella works as a Property Manager at the AHPM Lancaster office. Joe joined the Company in 2010 with the goal of expanding the management portfolio of the Lancaster office. He has successfully amassed a large management portfolio primarily through word of mouth referrals. He prides himself on the close relationships he has built with his investors and residents, and go out of his way to meet their varying management needs.

Prior to joining AHPM Joe worked in the non-profit industry for 20 years managing program services, residential homes and apartments for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Joe also worked as a listing and sales agent for two years.

Joe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey and is a Pennsylvania Real Estate Licensee.

Joy Sharpe

Joy Sharpe

Vice President of Operations


Joy Sharpe is the Vice President of Operations for American Heritage. In this capacity she oversees the accounting department, policies and procedures and the day-to-day operations of the organization. Joy joined AHPM in 2008 and diligently monitors and carries out many of the Companies programs and initiatives.

Prior to joining American Heritage, Joy worked in a variety of management roles in the real estate industry including: property and office management, accounting, real estate development and construction and business management.

Kelly Zimmerman

Kelly Zimmerman

Account Manager


Kelly Zimmerman serves as an Account Manager in our corporate, Lancaster office. Kelly joined AHPM in 2014, and provides accounting and administrative support to a number of our property managers.

Prior to joining American Heritage, Kelly worked in a number of different office positions including a role as a secretary to a Human Resources Assistant. In addition, Kelly worked in cabinetry industry for fifteen years.

Michelle Bender

Michelle Bender

Maintenance Coordinator


Michelle Bender works as Maintenance Coordinator for our corporate, Lancaster office. Michelle joined AHPM in 2016 to manage maintenance service requests from investors and tenants for completion by our approved contractors.

Prior to joining AHPM, Michelle worked as the Office Manager & Bookkeeper for a window replacement contractor.

Penny Falcon

Penny Falcon

Property Manager


Penny Falcon works as a Property Manager in the Lancaster office of American Heritage. Penny joined AHPM in 2002 and has been providing exceptional services to the investors of Lancaster County since. Penny has developed a substantial portfolio of clients throughout the region, and enjoys the diversity that Lancaster County offers.

Prior to joining AHPM Penny was employed as a Quality Control Technician at Bulova Technologies from 1982 to 2002. After 20 years of continuous service Penny decided to pursue a career in real estate. Her career began at in the year 2000 when she worked as a Listing and Sales Agent, Rental Consultant and Property Manager.

Penny earned a Pennsylvania Real Estate License.

Richard Gottshall

Richard Gottshall

President / CEO


Richard Gottshall is the President and CEO of American Heritage. Richard was one of the founding members of the firm in 1981, and has been responsible for a great deal of the organizations growth throughout the years. Richard oversees and coordinates the day-to-day operations of our eight office locations. He develops and implements the strategic vision of the organization, and oversees the development of each of the 35 employees currently employed at American Heritage.

Richard received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millersville University, and is both a licensed Real Estate Broker and Real Estate Licensee.

Shelly Weidinger

Shelly Weidinger

Accounting Manager


Shelly Weidinger works at the Accounting Manager at the Lancaster office of American Heritage, and has been employed by the Company since 2008. In this capacity she oversees the operations of the AHPM accounting department, and ensures that account management records are recorded correctly.

Before joining AHPM, Shelly spent nine years working for two of our parent companies subsidiaries, Homesale Mortgage, LLC and Homesale Settlement Services. While in these role Shelly served in an accounting capacity.

Judith M. Carrier

Judith M. Carrier

Administrative Assistant to Lori Lintner


Judith Carrier is a native of Lancaster County and after graduating from Manheim Township High School, moved to Buffalo, New York where she earned an AAS at Bryant & Stratton Business Institute and graduated from D’Youville College with a BS in Business Management.

While in New York she held a variety of positions including Receptionist/Administrative Assistant for Hunt Real Estate; Executive Assistant to the President of ITT Aimco Division with offices in Buffalo New York and Saint Catherines, Canada; and Manager of Sales and Marketing Administration for Rich Products Corporate office.

Upon returning to Lancaster Judy served 10 years as Office Manager and 5 years as a Certified Payroll Professional for a local CPA firm. During her extensive career, she earned the designations of Certified Administrative Professional and Certified Payroll Professional and became an alumna of Leadership Lancaster.

After enjoying a brief retirement Judy discovered she missed being part of an active, thriving workplace so she joined AHPM at the beginning of 2018.

Judith M. Carrier

Marianne Vega

Account Manager


Marianne Vega was delighted to join AHPM in 2017 and serves as the Account Manager for the York and Baltimore offices.

Prior to coming to American Heritage, she worked the preceding four years for both Baron Family Practice and Mastropietro and Associates.

She received her degree as a Certified Medical Assistant and Coding Specialist from the Lancaster County Career and Technology Center.