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Lance Ashby-Williams


Mr. Williams is a Senior Property Manager for Marion Scott Real Estate Inc. (“MSI”) and as part of the management team he is involved with the vision of MSI for the future. He has over fifteen (15) years of experience in housing management and is recognized for being industrious and extremely responsive to client needs.


Throughout his career Mr. Williams has been committed to cultivating mutually beneficial working relationships with boards of directors and supervisory agencies maintaining oversight over MSI clients. He is seen by clients and colleagues as a genuine partner who solves problems and adds value to the communities for which he and MSI are involved.


In his current role as Assistant General Manager for Rochdale Village, Inc., Mr. Williams helps run the day-to-day operations of the 5860-unit Mitchell-Lama cooperative which includes 20 residential buildings, 2 malls and a power plant supplying utilities to the entire development. His responsibilities include ensuring effective cooperator relations, managing the $80 million operating budget as well as supervising over 350 employees (both union and non-union).  Mr. Williams also helps oversee the current $60 million capital improvement program.


Prior to his current role, Mr. Williams was the site manager for a 400-unit cooperative in Brooklyn. During that time, Mr. Williams maintained a vacancy rate of close to 0%, decreased tenant arrears and significantly increased the property’s operating account. He has a commitment to environmental protection and a keenness for reducing environmental concerns.  Under his tenure, the site became much more environmentally friendly and signed on to the Mayor’s Carbon Challenge in 2014.  Working closely with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, NYSERDA, Con Edison and the NYC Retrofit Accelerator program, he obtained funding for site wide upgrades to improve energy efficiency. The Mayor’s Office asked Mr. Williams to appear as a guest panelist at the Building Energy NYC 2016 conference as a result of his efforts and commitment to energy conservation.


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