Larken Associates Welcomes Gale O’Brien as Regional Property Manager for Multifamily Rental Portfolio

BRANCHBURG, NJ 10/31/2023
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Larken Associates, a regional leader in real estate building, development and management, announces it has hired Gale O’Brien as Regional Property Manager. O’Brien will be tasked with overseeing five of Larken Associates’ Larken Living multifamily rental communities spanning 490 apartments across Bethlehem, PA and nearby communities.

O’Brien will play an integral role in leading the firm’s property management team at The Pinnacle @ 65, River Run Apartments, Waters Edge Apartments, Horizons at the Village at Whitehall and The Hills at Lehigh. Her primary responsibilities will include tenant relations, reporting property financial performance, ensuring adherence to state and federal regulations and coordinating with maintenance professionals to resolve tenants’ issues.

O’Brien brings over two decades of real estate management experience to Larken Associates. She began her career in 2003 working as a residential property manager for Manor Communities in York, PA and joins Larken Associates after working for Greenbrae Management Inc. in Greenbrae, CA over the past eight years.

Larken Associates’ Director of Residential Asset Management Jessica Heckman, ARM, CPM added, “Gale’s extensive experience proves she is a seasoned professional residential property manager. It is clear that Gale will be an invaluable asset to our team and we are thrilled that she is joining us!”

To learn more about the Larken Living portfolio and available apartments for rent, please visit our website at

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 with another 1,500 in the development pipeline, Larken, 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, Twitter and Instagram.