Ian Marlow, CEO & Founder

Ian oversees all facets of the day-to-day operations of FitechGelb, and has directed its expansion into private encrypted cloud services, system selection and business process consulting, lease administration/accounting support and Smart Tech Infrastructure while establishing the largest integrator partnership program in the country. He is also a member of the Friar’s club and active commentator on NBC, CBS and Fox News.

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Geoffrey Gelb, President & Founder

Before launching Gelbgroup Consulting in 1996, Geoffrey grew his family’s property management and development company and was responsible for maintaining the entire company’s IT network, including overseeing and implementing Yardi software system-wide. Owning several commercial and residential properties affords Geoffrey an innate understanding of industry trends and the specific needs, potential opportunities and challenges of property owners, managers and renters.

Duarte Pereira, CTO, Senior Vice President

Duarte leads FitechGelb’s Technology innovation team, which brings FitechGelb’s private encrypted cloud solutions, end user network technology support programs and Smart Tech solutions to reality. Having worked on technology solutions for government, public and private real estate companies as well as technology platforms for multifamily, office, retail and industrial real estate, his knowledge bridges both corporate and building technologies. He directs the day-to-day operations of the IT and Smart Tech Infrastructure Teams, while continuing to lead the development and implementation of next generation technologies.

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Dana Kirkman, Vice President, Consulting Services

Dana has been working with the Yardi product suite for over 20 years. Her wealth of knowledge of the Property Management industry and the Yardi product suite has resulted in a client-first consulting philosophy. She started working in property management during college and was instantly captivated with the industry. She started onsite and was quickly promoted through the ranks. She found she was passionate about software support and training. Within a few years of starting her career she was developing a training program for a large multi-family property management firm in Atlanta, GA. From there she joined the FitechGelb team in 2005.

Leslie Martin, Vice President, Custom Development

Leslie Martin began her career in the real estate industry in 1991 working for a condo association management company during college. In this role, she was responsible for various accounting functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable and treasury. Leslie joined the commercial real estate industry in 1993 as an accountant for an industrial real estate developer. During her nearly 10 years with this organization, she had several roles including property accountant, job cost accountant, accounting manager, manager of client services, software implementation team member and report developer.... Leslie joined FitechGelb Consulting in 2003 as a report developer. In this role, she has worked closely with clients to design custom solutions to increase efficiency. As the Gelbgroup team grew, Leslie took on a leadership role first as Director of Programming and currently as Vice President of Custom Development. Leslie graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1993 with a BS in Business Management. In 2000, Leslie graduated from Mercer University with a Master of Business Administration.

Continually evolving

Founded in 1996, FitechGelb remains at the forefront of business technology and real estate technology services. We bring industry-leading insights and expertise to every engagement, enabling our customers to maintain a competitive edge. As a leading real estate solutions provider, FitechGelb is a member of Yardi’s Independent Consultants Network and MRI Software’s Partner Connect network.

Our international platform is an extension of your organization, providing clients with ERP implementations/upgrades, ERP and IT help desk, network/cloud support, low voltage wiring design and installation, as well as outsourced accounting and lease abstraction.

We work with multifamily, student housing, affordable, retail, industrial and commercial real estate owners and operators, property management firms, institutional investors and real estate brokers nationwide, many of whom are among the real estate industry’s largest and most prestigious leaders. We are Strategic Partners with leading software vendors to bring best-in-breed solutions to every client.

We focus on achieving a balance between people, process and technology to ensure success of our engagements. Our state-of-the- art encrypted FTHosting Cloud – a multi-million-dollar investment in our Cloud-based client services – offers organizations unparalleled business continuity, mobility, security, support services and cost efficiency.

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Our process

Success requires innovation

Our systematic approach to enabling innovation for your business is the effective utilization of people, process, and technology. We begin by learning your organization through a discovery process, then work with you to develop and implement tailored solutions that align with your business, operations, and technology strategies. Our extensive team of business and IT consultants, data and network engineers and technology support staff provide world-class service related to business change management, implementing sustainable technology road maps, and ensuring the best outcomes for every client...every day.


As our services continue to evolve, we've discovered there are universal solutions available for many industries.

IT & Security

Cloud solutions that ensure enterprise-level business continuity, no matter where you are, or what is happening in the world


Real Estate Consulting

Efficient real estate systems— that last. From system selection to implementation, FitechGelb is your partner—start to finish.



Smart technology solutions and implementations that keep buildings secure and connected —for the long run.



Staff augmentation services that enable your business to flex as needed, when needed.

Innovative Partners

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