Larken Associates Takes Home Top Honors at Pennsylvania Apartment Association’s 2023 Keystone Awards

The Meadows at Lehigh BETHLEHEM, PA 10/12/2023
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Larken Associates, a regional leader in real estate building, development and management, announces that Brenda Vittiglio has been named the Regional Property Manager of the Year in the highly competitive Philadelphia (East) region at the Pennsylvania Apartment Association’s (PAA) 2023 Keystone Awards. In addition, The Meadows at Lehigh, a 176-unit multifamily rental community in Bethlehem, PA, also received awards for Overall Excellence, Leasing Excellence and Maintenance Excellence in the Central Pennsylvania region. Held annually, the PAA Keystone Awards celebrate the exemplary communities and individuals that make up the state’s multifamily housing industry.

Vittiglio is an eight-year veteran of Larken Associates and is tasked with overseeing property management and leasing at several properties spanning 1,107 units across the firm’s New Jersey and Lehigh Valley portfolio. Vittiglio’s primary responsibilities include training, overseeing on-site staff, budget management and reviewing each property’s financial performance.

The Meadows at Lehigh is a multifamily community featuring pet-friendly one and two-bedroom apartments for rent and three-bedroom luxury townhomes with open-concept living spaces, upgraded appliances, walk-in closets, plush carpeting, private balconies and patios. Tenants also enjoy 24-hour emergency maintenance and on-site property management. 

Heckman added, “We take great pride in our communities’ reputation as the finest residential properties in their respective markets. We applaud The Meadows at Lehigh team’s hard work and ceaseless focus on meeting the needs of our residents as they receive this much-deserved honor.”

About Larken Associates

Larken Associates is a regional leader in real estate building, development and management. Leveraging over 55 years of experience, they are dedicated to bringing great spaces to live and work to life through a long-term ownership strategy and full suite of in-house capabilities. With a diverse commercial portfolio consisting of nearly four million square feet and 1,000 tenants across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use and approximately 2,500 owned and managed residential units across 19 unique communities, Larken Associates is deeply committed to the communities in which they work as well as the tenants and residents who call their buildings home. To learn more about Larken Associates, please visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and X.