About Us

J. Keller – Your Premier Rental Partner

For the sixth consecutive year (2013-2018), J. Keller Properties has been named the University of Michigan’s Best Landlord by readers of The Michigan Daily – with good reason. We serve our clients best. Whether you are renting or owning rental residences, our highly trusted and respected staff will take care of every aspect of your property needs.

Maybe you are a student with a fixed budget and specific needs. We will help you find the rental that will make your life most manageable while in school. Maybe you are an income property owner in need of a management team. Our expert staff will assist with everything from finding renters to collecting rent. And in both cases, property maintenance will be taken care of quickly and correctly. No worries there.

Let us show you why J. Keller Properties is Ann Arbor’s best property management company. Call today and talk to one of our trained specialists who will meet your needs.

Our Talented, Committed Team

The J. Keller team manages over 250 properties in southeast Michigan and has brokered over $100 million in real estate transactions. We’ve got the expertise and experience to rent, sell or lease your home with the utmost professionalism and efficiency. Get to know our management team here. Then, give us a call for your free consultation today.

Jon Keller | Associate Broker, President

Jon Keller’s enthusiasm and dedication to property management began when he lived in student housing while attending the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Just shortly after Keller earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the university, J. Keller Properties was born. His previous experience working for a large property management firm and pursuit of his real estate career was the perfect recipe for the development of his own management firm. J. Keller Properties has earned the respect and reputation of a premier property management company since 2008 in large part to Keller’s track record and success. Keller is a licensed Associate Broker in the state of Michigan and oversees the Rentals, Real Estate and Investments divisions of J. Keller Properties. Keller currently sits on the Board of Directors for the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors. Contact Jon Keller.


Drew Fanelli | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

At J. Keller Properties, customer service and satisfaction is very important to us. That’s why Drew Fanelli makes such a phenomenal Residential Property Manager. He knows what his clients want and always delivers. With over a decade of experience as a property manager in Washtenaw County, Fanelli easily navigates property listings to find the perfect location for all prospective residential tenants. Fanelli received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Western Michigan University and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Michigan. Contact Drew Fanelli.



Ashley Wood | Office Accountant

Ashley Wood brings eight years of accounting and payroll experience to J. Keller Properties. She is a magician with a spreadsheet and a marvel on rent rolls. Wood oversees our in-house accounting department. Any accounting questions are best directed at Ashley: Contact Ashley Wood




Mike Zanto | Realtor, Residential Property Manager

Imported from Grand Rapids in 2013, Mike joined the J. Keller team shortly after graduating from U of M with a degree in Sport Management. His passion for Real Estate and customer service is apparent in his daily responsibilities managing a portfolio of 250 properties. From the first showing to the last day of a lease, Mike provides exceptional service to our tenants and owners. Mike also specializes in helping tenants become first time home buyers as well as investor acquisitions. With over $4 million in sales in his first 3 years, Mike’s sure to continue growing his sales numbers. Contact Mike Zanto.



Jonathan Holton | Maintenance Coordinator, Licensed Builder, Realtor

Jonathan spent years in the building and construction trades and specializes in custom carpentry. He brings a wealth of project based knowledge and an organizational prowess to our entire team. Jonathan has successfully obtained his real estate license and his builders license since joining J Keller. After just one year on the team, Jonathan was promoted to Maintenance Coordinator. Keeping the Technicians organized and informing owners of service items is a snap shot of how Jonathan spends his day. Contact Jonathan Holton



Michael G Morrison | Community Association Manager, Realtor  

As a longtime resident of Ann Arbor, Michael offers 30 years of experience in property management, renting, and the entire home buying process. Michael’s involvement with large scale-apartment complexes and one of Ann Arbor’s first high rises has exposed him to many aspects of community and association management. Michael focuses on communication with clients and is directly involved in the financial reporting and compliance issues facing homeowners associations.  Contact Michael G Morrison



Tim Sperendi | Maintenance Technician

With over a decade in property management in Ann Arbor, Tim Sperendi is a valuable asset to our team. He brings a vast skill set and phenomenal work ethic to the team. Sperendi’s eye for detail on our grounds maintenance is second to none. Keep an eye out for him cruising down your street atop the J Keller snow plow!

Brett Kotula | Maintenance Technician

Brett comes to J Keller Properties from the retail industry and has an eye for detail. He does much of our in unit repair and assessment. Brett is a pleasure to work with and is a welcome face when maintenance is needed!

Majid Al-Awar | Realtor

As a seasoned entrepreneur, Majid Al-Awar operates his very own contracting company and is supremely passionate about providing the utmost quality and service to his clients. An Ann Arbor-native, Al-Awar is intimately comfortable with the area and community and uses this to the advantage of his real estate clients. Al-Awar received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Michigan and is a licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the state of Michigan. Contact Majid Al-Awar.

Andy Oxender | Realtor

Andy Oxender is a real estate agent with seven years of commercial property management experience. He oversees the management and leasing of 20+ commercial buildings in southeast Michigan and is a graduate of Davenport University where he played college hockey.