Jay Murken, Real Estate Portfolio Manager
Jay Murken, the General Manager of a large real estate portfolio management company, sees his job as a delicate balancing act. He must keep the monthly income in balance with the quarterly expenses, and then use that information to create 5- and 10-year plans for large income-producing properties. In addition, he must balance the expectations of property managers and investment groups, the wants and needs of residents, and the needs of the banks and investors. Furthermore, Jay must manage property depreciation and make decisions about capital expenditures. It’s a challenging role, but Jay must navigate these competing demands to create a successful outcome.
- Jay Murken was looking for an energy supplier to assist in making educated decisions to mitigate his energy cost risk and provide predictable budgets.
- To develop a working partnership with an honest and trustworthy energy provider.
- Excellent service and customer-centric corporate culture: Jay Murken has a long-standing relationship with Paul Kalas, which has proven to be a valuable asset in managing the risks in the utility market. Jay trusts Paul and the company he works for, Vanguard Energy Services, because they align with his professional standards and provide a transparent and trustworthy environment. Jay has recommended Paul’s services to others and would advise potential customers to work with a quality company like Vanguard and a quality person like Paul.
- Mitigate and manage risks: Vanguard Energy Services and Paul provide a level of expertise and professionalism that is unmatched in the industry, and their approach to risk management is truly effective. By partnering with them, Jay can control the energy costs of properties under his management and focus on their core business without worrying about unpredictable fluctuations in the energy market.
- Honesty, transparency, and integrity: Vanguard aligns with Paul’s professional standards, providing him a transparent and trustworthy environment to make sound energy purchasing recommendations. Paul only works in a place that adheres to ethical and responsible practices, and Vanguard is exactly that. The company delivers on its promises, which is crucial for Paul who is known for his integrity and high-quality service. With Vanguard, customers like Jay can be assured that they will receive the level of service they expect and deserve.
Jay Murken’s experience with Vanguard Energy Services highlights the importance of working with a company that prioritizes risk management and customer satisfaction. With a focus on honesty, transparency, and integrity, Vanguard provides a level of expertise and professionalism that is unmatched in the industry. By partnering with them, Jay can control the energy costs of properties under his management and focus on his core business without worrying about unpredictable fluctuations in the utility market. Paul’s long-standing relationship with Jay demonstrates the quality of service and customer-centric corporate culture that Vanguard provides. With Vanguard’s commitment to ethical and responsible practices, customers can trust that they will receive the level of service they expect and deserve.
“I work with Vanguard and Paul because they deliver what they say, no excuses, no fine print. I get solid results that I can absolutely bank on, and I don’t think twice about it.”