What Makes Us Unique.

Kline Properties was founded in 2002, with the purchase of a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom single-family home in the north campus area of The University of Texas at Austin. The company grew through a string of acquisitions and in September 2007, Kline acquired 2020 Apartments – a 103 unit apartment community located on South Congress street just one mile south of the Central Business District in Austin Texas.

Today Kline Properties owns a portfolio of 22 properties through its sister companies that include houses, duplexes, and apartment developments in and around The University of Texas and downtown Austin.
As we aggressively pursue and grow our business, we strive to ethically and aggressively service our clients so that they will have a one of a kind, positive experience. Our goal is to redefine your expectations with our professionalism, expertise, and service.

 

The Kline Properties Team

David Kline

David Kline
President

 Originally from Columbia, SC, David moved to Austin to attend the University of Texas in the fall of 1999. David became a licensed real estate agent in the spring of 2002, and he founded the company as Davanjer Investments during the summer of 2002 before his senior year of college with the acquisition of a single-family home in north campus.

Throughout the next 3 years, David grew the company through a string of acquisitions in the student housing market around UT, while also becoming a licensed real estate Broker. From September 2007 through February 2009, David focused on the redevelopment and conversion of 2020 Apartments to 2020 Congress Condominiums. During this time, David oversaw all aspects of the project – underwriting, acquisition, general contracting, and marketing.

David oversees all aspects of the company and looks forward to aggressive growth in the areas of acquisition, development, and property management.

 

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Shannon Vance
VP of Property Management Operations

 Shannon grew up in the multifamily apartment industry, practically teething on a Master Key. Being a third-generation property manager; she was raised “on-site” and since then has acquired a very strong background in property management. “You can say it’s in the blood!”

Shannon holds several designations offered by the National Apartment Association (NAA): in 2002 she became a Certified Apartment Manager (CAM), then on to obtaining her Certified Apartment Property Supervisor (CAPS), and in 2007 she completed the Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) certification.
As a highly active member of the Austin Apartment Association (AAA): Shannon has served on the Executive Board, Board of Directors, participated on multiple committees, taught AAA offered courses and authored articles in industry-related publications.

Throughout her career, for her hard work and dedication, Shannon has been presented with several awards. In 2005 she won Manager of the Year through the Austin Apartment Association, she went on to win the Texas Apartment Association Manager of the Year in 2006. Shannon was nominated several times for the prestigious Supervisor of the Year Award by the Austin Apartment Association before winning the award in 2011.
In Shannon’s free time she keeps busy; enjoying time with her family, reading, rooting for the Houston Texans, outdoor activities with her three dogs and managing her rental properties.

 

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Ashley Vanderkolk
Property Manager

Ashley has 14 years of multifamily business experience. Starting with Wingate Companies in 2006, she worked her way up from Leasing Agent to Property Manager in four years. She continued with Wingate until 2020 when they sold out of the Austin market. Over the course of 14 years with Wingate, Ashely gained experience by managing and participating in major exterior and interior renovations. Ashley spends her weekend with her family and friends, enjoying the outdoors with her family and friends, enjoying the outdoors with her large group of fur babies and listening to music with friends.  

 

 

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Elizabeth Gates
Assistant Property Manager

Elizabeth has been an Assistant Manager in the multi-family industry for 7 years and gained most of her experience from U. L. Coleman Properties in Louisiana and Cortland Partners in Austin.In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and her two cats. Elizabeth spends most of her weekends either on the lake or on her sports bike riding out in hill country or the racetrack.

 

 
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Cathy Garcia
Property Manager

 

 

Cathy has worked in Multi-Family for 30+ years, having begun her career as a Leasing Agent, and progressing through the ranks of Assistant Property Manager to Property Manager. Her expertise includes both Affordable Housing and Conventional Property Management. She has been at her current property, Hogg Palace, for 8 years. In her off-time, she enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.

 

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Stacey Hitchcock
Assistant Property Manager

Stacey joined the Multi-Family Industry as an Assistant Property Manager in 2016, after having spent 20+ years overseas as an Elementary Level Teacher. Her experience so far includes Senior 55+, Tax-Credit, and Conventional communities within the Greater Houston Area. She was recognized in 2017 as part of the team at the Houston Apartment Association Senior Property of the Year, and she achieved her CAM credential in June 2018.  Outside of her work schedule she enjoys spending time with her family, and pursuing her hobbies of cooking/baking, reading and crafting.