Who We Are

Buckingham Properties is a real estate developer and property management company located in Rochester, New York. Our diverse portfolio includes office, industrial, retail, and residential properties totaling ten million square feet, as well as 200+ acres of development land. As a leading real estate developer, Buckingham has completed several notable projects in the Greater Rochester region, including Tower280 at MidtownEdge of the Wedge, and Buckingham Commons.

Buckingham Properties has been voted Rochester's #1 property management firm and commercial real estate firm for the last five years. Our on-site facilities team takes great pride in each of our properties, going above and beyond every day to ensure the satisfaction of our tenants and residents.

  • 10 Million SF Portfolio
  • Diverse Property Types
  • On-Site Property Managers
  • In-House Design & Construction Services
  • Real Estate Consulting and Advisement
  • Property Brokerage
  • Landlord / Tenant Representation
  • Distressed Asset Repositioning

The Buckingham Way

Over the last five decades, Buckingham Properties has grown, adapted, and flourished, overcoming tremendous challenges, and reimagining what it means to be the area’s leading real estate developer and property manager. Our core values define our behavior and serve as a roadmap for our actions as we move into our next chapter.

  Be Empowered

We take ownership of our decisions, hold ourselves accountable for our actions, and stay true to our integrity.

 Share Your Strengths

We balance new ideas with our existing wisdom and expertise.

  Make an Impact

As leaders in the community, we are excited by opportunities and transformative change.

Who We Are

What we offer

The Right Space for Your Business

Real Estate for Lease

At Buckingham Properties, we’re more than just a landlord. Our tenants are our partners. We work with you through each step of the process to maximize your success. Whether you are looking for immediately available space, or planning for future growth, our team is with you each step of the way.

Reliable On-Site Management Teams

Superior Property Management Services

With Buckingham Properties, you’ll always have a face to a name. We manage and maintain all our properties with an exceptional property management team that offers a personal level of service that is unmatched.

Innovative Opportunities and Solutions

Real Estate Consulting & Advisory

Buckingham Properties specializes in creative real estate solutions, including investment opportunities, build-to-suit options, and sale-leaseback transactions. Our services extend to real estate consulting, property brokerage, tenant and landlord representation, project management, and distressed asset repositioning.

Trusted Technical Expertise and Project Experience

Owner's Representative & Construction Management Services

Buckingham Properties is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive Owner’s Representative and Construction Management services. As the region’s top real estate developer and property manager, our team not only offers an exceptional level of technical expertise and project experience, but also a unique perspective that comes from decades of working within all facets of the real estate and construction industries.

Development Projects Transforming Our Community

Real Estate Development & Redevelopment

We are proud to be at the forefront of Rochester’s changing landscape. Buckingham Properties specializes in redevelopment and adaptive reuse projects. Our most recent project, Tower280, transformed Midtown Tower into downtown Rochester’s premier mixed-use destination.

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Meet Our Team

Meet our Team

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Ken Glazer

Chairman & CEO

After receiving a Masters of Architecture, Ken spent time working in New York, Chicago, and Boston before returning to Rochester to work at Buckingham.
  • Architect Member: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
  • LEED Accredited Professional, United States Green Building Council
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certified
  • Western New York Power 100 List, City & State, 2021
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Ken Glazer

Chairman & CEO

Ken loves sporting his custom Buckingham Bills jersey at company events. He shares his love of architecture and design each year by leading Canstruction Rochester, a design-build competition with giant sculptures made out of canned food!

  • Favorite Music: Grateful Dead
  • Favorite Food: Chicken Wings
  • Favorite Sports Team: The Buffalo Bills

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Bill Sondericker

President

Bill works collaboratively with all members of the Senior Management Team to oversee the day-to-day operations of the company with an emphasis on leasing, financing, acquisitions, and dispositions.
  • 35+ Years of Experience
  • Economics Degree from The University of Rochester
  • Outstanding Background in Company Financial Growth & Team Building
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Bill Sondericker

President

Bill enjoys spending his free time with his extended family, cooking and enjoying the outdoors during the beautiful summers in Rochester.

  • Favorite Food: A Juicy Steak
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere There’s a Beach
  • Has a Blended Family With 8 Kids (Ages Ranging From 19 to 37!)

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Aaron Malbone

Vice President of Construction and Development, Partner

With eighteen years of experience, Aaron oversees all of Buckingham’s major development projects, as well as tenant construction and build-outs. Aaron studied Architectural Engineering at Alfred State University. He is skilled in evaluating building elements such as mechanical systems, infrastructures, existing conditions, and suitability for projects of all sizes.
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2003
  • Board Member: Rochester Rotary, Sunshine Camp Facilities
  • Member: BOMA
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Aaron Malbone

Vice President of Construction and Development, Partner

Visit the office early in the morning and you’ll often hear the musical stylings of DJ Aaron – who enjoys all types of music – from old school rap to Disney classics.

  • Favorite Vacation: Turks & Caicos
  • Favorite Food: Homemade Chicken Soup
  • Favorite Ice Cream: Friendly's Peanut Butter Cup Sundae
  • Resides in Ontario With His Wife & Two Daughters

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Tom Latta

Vice President of Leasing and Tenant Relations, Partner

Tom is known for being the “go-to guy” with an approachable attitude and a commitment to meeting the needs of tenants. A graduate of Rochester Business Institute, Tom has over twenty years of industry experience and leads Buckingham’s in-house leasing team.
  • NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker
  • Member: IREM
  • Member: NYSCAR
  • President: Rochester Historical Society
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Tom Latta

Vice President of Leasing and Tenant Relations, Partner

Tom would pry his phone out of an alligator’s mouth before letting a client’s call go to voicemail. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar and riding his motorcycle.

  • Favorite Movie: Forest Gump
  • Favorite Drink: Diet Coke
  • Favorite Food: Pizza
  • Lives in Pittsford With His Wife & Has Two Daughters

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Johnna McCooey

Senior Director of Corporate Strategy

Johnna works closely with the management team to drive executive strategies forward, focusing on leadership and organizational development.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications From RIT
  • Originally From Geneseo
  • Team Member Since 2018
  • Lives in Penfield With Her Husband & Two Sons
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Johnna McCooey

Senior Director of Corporate Strategy

Johnna’s lifelong goal of being a Jeopardy! contestant has yet to come to fruition, so in the meantime, she’s content watching Real Housewives and listening to 80s pop.

  • Favorite Food: Tacos (Of Any Variety)
  • Favorite TV Show: Jeopardy!
  • Favorite Drink: Champagne
  • Favorite Movie: Elf

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Alex Gales

Senior Director of Facilities

Alex joined the Buckingham Team in January 2022 as Senior Director of Facilities. In this role, Alex oversees Buckingham’s facilities department and provides operational leadership.
  • 30+ Years of Facilities Experience
  • Extensive Knowledge of Building Operations
  • Navy Veteran
  • Graduate of Monroe Community College
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Alex Gales

Senior Director of Facilities

While not living in a "facilities word," you can find Alex grilling out in his backyard with family, 4-wheeling with friends, or out fishing!

  • Favorite Food: Chicken Wings
  • Lives in Greece With His Wife of 25 Years
  • Has Two Daughters
  • Proud Grandpa to Lucas

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Sean Rivers

Senior Director of Finance

Sean oversees Buckingham’s in-house accounting department and is responsible for financial policies and procedures, budgeting, and reporting.
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • RBJ Financial Leaders Honoree, 2021
  • Board Member: Medical Motor Service
  • Graduate of SUNY Geneseo
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Sean Rivers

Senior Director of Finance

As Buckingham’s newest manager, Sean has already tackled the implementation of new accounting software, and he's almost always one of the first people to arrive at the office in the morning - so I guess we'll keep him!

  • Favorite Food: Sesame Chicken
  • Favorite Drink: Dr. Pepper
  • Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
  • Lives in Penfield With His Wife & Son

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Rick Glazer

Partner

Rick has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, having started his career in commercial leasing over a decade ago. Rick has worked with hundreds of tenants, specializing in office and retail users, and now serves as a Partner of the company.
  • Named a Partner in 2013
  • Business Degree From Champlain College
  • Instrumental Role in First Generation Leasing
  • Leading Role in Charitable Giving
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Rick Glazer

Partner

Rick has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry, having started his career in commercial leasing over a decade ago. Rick has worked with hundreds of tenants, specializing in office and retail users, and now serves as a Partner of the company.

  • Named a Partner in 2013
  • Business Degree From Champlain College
  • Instrumental Role in First Generation Leasing
  • Leading Role in Charitable Giving

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Chris Leistman

Safety Manager

Chris maintains the health and safety program for Buckingham, including oversight of life safety inspections the portfolio. He is responsible for the maintenance and compliance of fire alarm systems, sprinkler systems, emergency power and lighting systems, and overall safety.
  • Buckingham’s Most Tenured Employee – 29 Years!
  • Graduate of MCC
  • Water-Based Sprinkler Testing Certification, NICET
  • Safety Professional Certification, RIT
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Chris Leistman

Safety Manager

Chris wanted to be a truck driver when he grew up – just like his dad! He still loves anything with a jet engine – the faster it goes, the cooler it is!

  • Favorite Sports Team: Da Bears
  • Favorite Movie: Top Gun
  • Favorite Vacation: Vegas, Baby
  • Resides in Webster

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Alex Proper

Accounting Manager

Alex spends his days planning, directing, and supervising the company’s financial affairs — including financial reporting, budgeting, analysis, and tax compliance.
  • 6 Years of Accounting Experience
  • CPA
  • Started Career Completing Individual, Partnership, & Corporate Tax Returns
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Alex Proper

Accounting Manager

Outside of the office, Alex is a huge sports fan. He can often be found at a Bills game in the fall months, as he is now the proud owner of season tickets that have been in his family since the early ’80s. He also enjoys spending time outdoors or with family and friends.

  • Favorite TV Show: The Boys
  • Favorite Food: Steak
  • Favorite Sports Team: Buffalo Bills

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Adam Borrell

Senior Leasing Executive

With more than a decade of experience in real estate, Adam works with industrial and office tenants within the Buckingham portfolio.
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2012
  • Butler University Graduate
  • Board Member: Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Industrial & Office Property Focus
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Adam Borrell

Senior Leasing Executive

Adam is a fitness enthusiast – having both played and coached college football. While not working deals, you can find Adam participating in CrossFit competitions and enjoying Paleo chicken wings.

  • Favorite Food: Meat
  • Favorite Drink: Cheap Beer & Protein Shakes
  • Favorite Vacation: Indy 500
  • Resides in Pittsford With His Wife & Three Children

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Riley Palmer

Leasing & Tenant Relations

Riley is a Leasing & Tenant Relations Agent focusing on office suites and retail spaces within Buckingham’s portfolio.
  • Office & Retail Focus
  • Attended Saint Bonaventure University
  • Originally from Macedon, NY
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2021
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Riley Palmer

Leasing & Tenant Relations

When not busy touring Buckingham's luxury residential portfolio and signing leases, you can catch Riley hanging out with his dog, Sebastian.

  • Favorite Food: Chicken Wings (With Ranch)
  • Unknown Talent: He Can Sing
  • Childhood Hero: Kobe Bryant
  • Has Two Extra Ribs!

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Sara Wurzer

Associate Director of Residential Leasing

Sara has over twelve years of experience in residential management. She oversees the Residential Leasing Department.
  • Member: IREM
  • Accredited Residential Manager
  • Monroe Community College Graduate
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2019
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Sara Wurzer

Associate Director of Residential Leasing

Sara is Buckingham's resident Disney fanatic! She even went to Disney for her honeymoon!

  • Favorite Vacation: Disney World (Obvious!)
  • Favorite Food: Chicken French
  • Favorite Show: The Chicago Series - Med, Fire, & PD
  • Lives in Webster With Her Husband & Dog, Luna

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Olivia Greth

Community Manager

Olivia is a Leasing Agent for Buckingham’s Luxury Portfolio including Tower280, 260 East Broad, The Residences at Alex Park, and Edge of the Wedge.
  • 9 Years of Management Experience
  • Experienced in Property Management
  • Attended Howard Community College, Maryland
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Olivia Greth

Community Manager

When not in the office, Olivia can be found at home with her favorite four-legged friend or sweating it out at the studio.

  • Favorite Ice Cream: Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Baltimore Transplant
  • Yoga Teacher
  • Proud Cat Mom to Charlie

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Sara Heberle

Leasing & Tenant Relations

Sara is a Leasing Agent for Buckingham’s Luxury Portfolio including Tower280, 260 East Broad, The Residences at Alex Park, and Edge of the Wedge.
  • Studied at Nazareth College
  • 6 Years of Property Management Experience Prior to Her Switch to Leasing
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Sara Heberle

Leasing & Tenant Relations

Sara can be found spending time with her daughter, buried in a book, hiking, or enjoying sports of all varieties (especially watersports) after hours.

  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Family Cottage in 1,000 Islands
  • Favorite Sports Team: Buffalo Bills
  • Lived in Germany for Three Years

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Jessenia Perez

Leasing & Tenant Relations

Jessenia is a Leasing Agent for Buckingham’s Luxury Portfolio including Tower280, 260 East Broad, The Residences at Alex Park, and Edge of the Wedge.
  • 10 Years of Experience in Real Estate & Property Management
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Jessenia Perez

Leasing & Tenant Relations

After the work day is done, Jessenia enjoys spending time with her two kids, out in nature, at a museum or park, or curled up with a glass of wine.

  • Favorite Food: Anything Pasta
  • Favorite Sports Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • English is Her Second Language After Spanish
  • Has Lived in Puerto Rico, Chicago, & Tampa (And Rochester, Of Course!)

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Kamilah Curtis

Leasing & Tenant Relations

Kamilah is a Leasing Agent for several of our residential properties.
  • Four Years of Leasing Experience
  • Attending School for Forensic Accounting
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2021
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Kamilah Curtis

Leasing & Tenant Relations

As one of our newest leasing agents, Kamilah has jumped right into her new role leasing apartments within our Water Street portfolio. She lives right here in the City of Rochester!

  • Has a Twin Brother
  • Favorite Food: Chicken Wings
  • Favorite Music: Early Early R&B
  • Favorite Movies: Action & Comedy

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Devin Andrieu

Marketing Manager

Devin is a one-woman show managing all things branding, events, PR, Employee Engagement, social media, public relations, and more.
  • 5 years of Marketing Experience
  • Studied Marketing & Graphic Design
  • Graduated With a BS in Marketing From SUNY Oswego
  • Buckingham Team Member Since 2022
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Devin Andrieu

Marketing Manager

Devin likes to keep busy inside and outside of work. In her free time, she can be found checking out new restaurants/attractions downtown, catching up with family and friends, or working on her latest painting when she has enough time.

  • Favorite Food: Chicken Riggies
  • Favorite TV Show: New Girl
  • Unknown Talent: Drawing & Painting
  • Proud Cat Mama to Cleo & Tulip

Larry Glazer: A Father, Husband, and Friend

Larry Glazer dared to venture where other real estate developers wouldn’t go – taking buildings apart, putting them back together – breathing new life into our city. As Founder and Managing Partner of Buckingham Properties, he inspired the Rochester community with his passion and optimism. He was a true gift to all who knew him, and a true gift to the city he loved to call home.

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Larry Glazer

Careers

Interested in Joining Our Team?

Buckingham strives to be an employer of choice by maintaining a fun and team-oriented culture, while offering a number of benefits that suit our employees’ needs. Below are some of the benefits Buckingham provides:

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with company match
  • Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)
  • Employer Paid Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment/Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

Our team is dedicated to providing the best possible services to our clients, making every project an important one. We look for individuals who are willing to go above and beyond expectations in order to ensure our clients’ needs are fulfilled.

Current Job Openings:

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Facilities Operations Manager

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Unlike other places I’ve lived, the day I submit a maintenance request it gets done within 24 hours.

Sydney Baltrusaitis

Maintenance requests are tackled the day of the request and we are always kept in the loop via email regarding any requests.

Tyler Dean

The entire staff and family at Buckingham Properties has always taken great care of us. Great group of people.

Colleen Hogan

The staff at Buckingham Properties is always patient and helpful and pays great attention to detail.

Carlos Diaz

The staff at Buckingham Properties LLC always respond in a very timely manner. They’re able to come do any repairs needed quickly and quietly.

Patty Gleason

We looked at a lot of real estate options when we launched our advisory firm. We held off on committing until we found a space that fit just right and for us that space is Legacy Tower.

Justin Stevens, O’Keefe Stevens Advisory

Building management is dedicated to maintaining the building and providing superior service to tenants.

James Barger, KeyBank

Legacy Tower is a beautiful building inside and out and has many attractive amenities and features which make it appealing to lease space here.

Kristina Watkins, MassMutual New York State

Their property management crew has bent over backwards to assist us in whatever we have needed.

Molly Dillon Flaherty, M/Body

Great attention to detail – our new space looks great and the change opened up enough space to add 3 work stations.

Rosemary Bond, Alexander Medical Group

Buckingham has been nothing but supportive and a true partner in the success of my business.

Molly Dillon Flaherty, M/Body

Maintenance has always been really helpful and it’s usually taken care of the same day.

Ashlee Tumminelli, Residential Tenant