Our Team

 

Mike Wish 

Owner/President

Mike began his career in real estate development in 1993 and has since successfully purchased, managed and sold numerous commercial properties and projects. In 1999 he established a legal practice assisting other real estate entrepreneurs in maximizing their investments. Ultimately opting to devote his full attention to real estate rental and development, Mike retired from legal practice in 2006.

Mike received an undergraduate BA degree from DePauw University in 1993 and a Law degree from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law in 1997. He is an alumnus of the Katz School’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. Mike is a member of the Board of the New Castle YMCA and the Jameson Hospital Board, where he serves on Committees for Strategic Planning and Buildings and Grounds.

 

 

Jeff Holes 

Director – Design and Marketing

Jeff joined Wish Development in early 2011 bringing with him over 20 years of Design and Construction experience. Currently serving as Director of Design & Marketing he oversees the design and construction staff managing projects from the initial client contact through Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction.  

Jeff has earned an Associate Degree in Architecture from Triangle Institute of Technology in 1988 and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Architecture from Almeda University in 2006.  Since 1998, Jeff has also served with a nonprofit group managing design and construction relief projects in Haiti and the Dominican Republic on a volunteer basis for such projects as Housing, Schools, Orphanages as well as Churches.

 

 

Tony Borrelli 

Design and Marketing Specialist 

Tony started with Wish Development in the summer of 2012 as an intern but has since been hired on full time as a Design and Marketing Specialist. A graduate from Kent State University’s Architecture program, Tony is able to add value to Wish Development through his design process, work ethic, knowledge and character. He specializes in design, finish selection and marketing. 

Tony grew up in New Castle and is a graduate from Neshannock High School. He is involved in activities around the community including umpiring baseball games and volunteers as a coach for Pony League Baseball. He is dedicated to helping the community in any way he can and is always trying to find ways to better it.

 

 

Trinda Booher

General Manager – Wish Management, LLC / Project Manager – Sheridan Place

Trinda started with Wish Development in 2001 as a secretary and book keeper. Her professional skills and interests have developed over the years keeping pace with company growth.  Trinda has earned two promotions; first to Office Manager and most recently to General Manager. Trinda plays a key role in the management of the HUD projects, understanding the intricacies of the programs and how to work with both the government officials and the residents.

 

Amanda Robison

Administrative Manager – Wish Management, LLC 

Amanda started with Wish Development in 2010 as a Property Compliance Manager.  She has since moved into the Administrative Manager position.  Amanda is in charge of all the accounts payable and receivables along with other miscellaneous duties.  

 

Bob Barkley

Maintenance Director – Wish Management, LLC

Bob has worked in a variety of positions and construction trades. Notably, Bob is experienced in masonry restoration, having managed crews for Specialty Restoration for eight years. He started with Wish Management in 2001 as a general contractor and now oversees maintenance on all of Wish-related properties. Bob manages a maintenance crew, directs much of the material sourcing, and participates in physical assessment of all prospective real estate opportunities. Bob is a graduate of the New Castle School of Trades.