Executive Leadership Team

Professional, Personal, Above and Beyond

Landmarc Real Estate is managed by a team of experienced industry professionals who take pride in offering unparalleled customer service. Their varied backgrounds in association and property management, finance, and the development of commercial and residential real estate allow them a unique insight into managing a wide array of communities, as well as clients of commercial brokerage and lease management.

Our Executive Leadership Team includes:

Gail Fernett


Gail entered the common interest community association field in 1997 as an Onsite Facilities Manager for a community in the Fredericksburg area with over 2,000 homes.  Due to her success in this position, she was quickly promoted to Onsite General Manager. She remained in an onsite role for several more years and managed two other large communities before becoming a shareholder of Landmarc Real Estate in 2004.

After becoming a partner, Gail began her role as Vice President and Director of Management Services.  After nearly an 18-year business relationship with her partner, Gail purchased the remaining shares business in 2012 and became sole owner of the company. Through Gail’s dedication and commitment to excellence, Landmarc Real Estate grew exponentially under her leadership. She takes particular pride in the fact that many of Landmarc’s new clients are earned through referrals.

Throughout her career, Gail has made education a priority and her credentials are a testament to her commitment to the industry. She has earned the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS), and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) designation from the Community Associations Institute (CAI). The PCAM is the highest designation bestowed by CAI.  It is earned by those in the industry who want to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, commitment to continuing education, experience, and a high level of industry knowledge.

Through her involvement in CAI, Gail has volunteered for the Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute’s (WMCCAI) Education Committee (past chairperson) and the WMCCAI Expo and Conference. Her continued involvement in this organization enables her to stay current on changes in the industry and provide unique insights for Landmarc’s clients into the challenging field of common interest community association management.

For all of her success, Gail is perhaps best known for her integrity and humanitarianism. Not only does she provide a fun and fruitful place to work for her staff, regularly doling out treats and pumping up office morale, she also contributes regularly to Fredericksburg area non-profit organizations. With her upbeat attitude and her constant smile, Gail is quick to remind everyone to reach for the sky. She remains committed to providing professional, personal, and above and beyond service to all Landmarc clients.

Ryan Fernett


Ryan joined the common interest community association industry with Landmarc Real Estate in 2007 after working in the logistics industry. He began his career with Landmarc as a Community Manager and quickly became engaged in corporate administration such as procurement, contract negotiations, and employee benefit administration. Ryan’s background in the industry has been heavily focused on condominium associations and homeowners associations with extensive facility maintenance and project management needs. Ryan’s continued involvement in corporate administration led to his advancement to Vice President of Operations in 2013. While serving as Vice President of Operations Ryan continued to perfect his knowledge of condominium association and boutique-style community management. With his acute attention to detail, Ryan has assisted numerous clients with overcoming challenges that in many instances seemed impossible. Ryan is an expert client risk and claim manager ranging from minor loss to total loss. Ryan’s continued professional growth led him to the advancement of Landmarc Real Estate’s Vice President in 2017 and President in 2019. Ryan focuses on unmatched customer service, employee engagement, and effectiveness and efficiency of corporate operations. Ryan prides himself on being a problem solver and possesses the drive and determination to see each remedied. He prides himself on not focusing on titles at Landmarc, rather results.

Ryan graduated from Bridgewater College with a BA in Business and a minor in Economics. Ryan is a member of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI Virginia Legislative Committee, and holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA), Association Management Specialist (AMS) and the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) and has spent the past 14 years professionally managing community associations.

Maria Burdan

Vice President of Financial Services

Maria Burdan is a seasoned Accounting Executive with nearly two decades of Community Management accounting experience. Maria joined the Landmarc Real Estate team in 2002, quickly advancing into a leadership role, earning the position of Director of Accounting in 2004. Through the continued preservation and delivery of high-quality accounting standards in all facets of community association financial management and accounting services, Maria was promoted to Vice President of Financial Services in 2013. Maria’s experience and efficiency within the finance division lends to the development of a superior team of accounting professionals providing high quality financial services, as well as effective training of Landmarc employees and clients alike.

In her time at Landmarc Real Estate, Maria has worked with a wide array of clients, ranging from developing, large scale, mixed use, and boutique-style communities, including condominiums, townhomes and homeowner’s associations; and she can tailor her skills to meet the needs of any of Landmarc’s customers. Maria specializes in management transitions, general ledger management, financial statement preparation, budgeting, accounts payable, collections, governing document review, and training of staff and clients. Several of her notable achievements include overseeing clients with various budget challenges, recovery of unbilled assessments under prior management, and large reductions to community receivables within months of the start of management services with Landmarc Real Estate. She has also played a role in assisting communities and developers during the initial planning phase of development.

Maria graduated from Christopher Newport University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting. Maria is a member of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of CAI and holds the Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA).

Serving Communities across Northern and Central Virginia

headquartered in Fredericksburg, VA

Effective July 1, 2023, as a result of passed legislation during the 2023 General Assembly Session of Senate Bill 1222 and House Bill 2235, all resale certificates and disclosure packets are now collectively prepared in accordance to the Virginia Resale Disclosure Act (§55.1-2307, et seq.). For additional information, please see the Homeowner Links, Resale Certificate Information page to view the required form that must accompany all certificates as well as the fee chart.