“Part of my acceptance of the role of CEO for Real Property Management was based on a commitment to fill my previous COO position with a strong executive,” said Krause. “I am thrilled to have found the perfect candidate in John, as his vast franchise experience and industry insight will help Real Property Management identify new expansion opportunities and take the franchise to the next level of performance.”
With more than 30 years of experience in franchising, Gohde brings a combination of proven strategy and tactical implementation skills to the Real Property Management organization that will be used to drive franchise development and operations. Gohde most recently served as Senior Vice President of Franchise Operations at BrightStar Care. Prior to that, he held executive level positions at Cosi Inc., Sears Holdings Corporation and KnowledgePoints, Inc.
“I couldn’t be happier to be joining one of the most well-known franchise brands in the property management industry,” said Gohde. “My mission will be to contribute to the success of Real Property Management by focusing on identifying the right growth opportunities and continuing to implement strategies that will improve the overall operations of the franchise system.”
The Real Property Management brand is the leading property management franchise in the nation with more than 270 offices in 45 states. The company specializes in managing single-family homes, townhomes, condos, multiplexes and small apartment buildings. Its services include finding and screening tenants, completing the lease agreements, collecting rent, arranging for any necessary repairs, and processing evictions when necessary. Real Property Management offices also manage the legal compliance for local, state and federal real estate law.