John Moore, Owner
The company is locally owned and operated by John Moore who joined Metro in 1994 and is now the sole owner. With a degree in Business Management from Florida State University and a professional background working in both financial analysis and real estate development, John is equipped with the vital skills required to manage the business. John focuses on business development, sales, and marketing, holds the Company’s roofing license, and is involved in the daily management of the company.
John is an active member in the local chapters of ABC, BOMA Jacksonville, CAI, IFMA, and IREM. He enjoys networking and building relationships with both property managers, brokers, and local vendors throughout the Jacksonville Community. He was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the San Marco Preservation Society and Epping Forest Yacht Club where he serves the organization in a variety of capacities.
Roofing Production Manager
Tony Cates has more than 30 years of experience in the field as a General Foreman and Superintendent. Additionally he has estimated project upwards of $2,000,000. In his current role, he manages all commercial roofing operations and focuses on growing the company’s production team’s repertoire to include various sized projects for single-ply and modified bit roof systems. His comprehensive understanding of commercial and industrial roofing system designs and installation, code compliance and manufacturer’s warranty requirements, greatly benefits our clients and safeguards the properties they own and manage. Before joining Metro Property Services, Tony oversaw field operations at several prominent commercial roofing companies in Jacksonville.
Roofing Service Manager
Chris Reagan joined Metro Property Services in 2014 and serves as the Service Manager for the Roofing Division. As Branch Manager for a nationally held roofing organization, Chris is prepared to direct all service-related activities within the division including emergency response repairs, general roof repairs, roof inspections, skylight repair, and preventative maintenance. Chris and his team provide timely and superior repair services to clients on various roof systems. Chris ensures his team makes quality repairs that prevent unnecessary disruption of our clients’ offices. His attention to detail and communication skills puts our clients at ease.
Waterproofing Division Manager
Henry Porter has fifteen years of experience performing commercial waterproofing and historical restoration for projects of varying sizes. He was with Metro Property Services for four years before being promoted to Division Manager. In this role, Henry ensures his team of commercial waterproofers exhibit professionalism and delivers quality results on each project, large or small. He focuses specifically on preventative waterproofing, deck coating, expansion joint replacements, and elevator pit waterproofing.
Painting Division Manager
Jeff Pickering is our newest team member! He comes to Metro Property Services with 20 years of commercial and industrial painting experience. As our Paint Manager, he focuses on beautifying commercial properties with interior and exterior painting as well as pressure washing brick pavers, sidewalks, and building exteriors.
Wendy Okie is the Office Manager and Controller where she manages the administrative responsibilities of the company and ensures the daily operations run smoothly. Since joining Metro Property Services in 2004, her responsibilities have grown and now encompass most aspects of the business including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, human resources, marketing and customer service.
Supervisor & Field Team
Senior Field Supervisor
Mike Milhorn is a senior field supervisor and carpenter with Metro Property Services. He has extensive experience ranging in general contracting services, new construction, and concrete restoration. As part of his job, Mike oversees employees who perform onsite services and trains them in new products and techniques. He enjoys the different challenges and the variety of projects he works on every day.
Sarah Summers is the HR and Administrative Assistant for the company. She manages the new hire process and safety training. Sarah is a certified CPR and First Aid instructor and performs monthly certification for employees. In her downtime, Sarah loves spending time with her puppy Henry.