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  • Insula Companies Executive Team
  • Insula Companies Executive Team

Jeff Talbot

Jeff Talbot, Principal

Responsible for property acquisition, disposition, and financing, Mr. Talbot has over 13 years of experience in all aspects of multi-family investments throughout the Southeast. Before joining Insula Companies, Mr. Talbot was the Director of Acquisitions for Robbins Property, where he acquired and/or sold over 4,800 units, representing $325 Million, in Florida since 2011.

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John F. Wilkins

John F. Wilkins, Principal

Responsible for raising equity and asset management of Insula Companies’ portfolio, Mr. Wilkins has over 30 years of experience in investments and management of institutional-quality real estate. He has worked primarily in property development, asset management, consulting, and distributing real estate investment products.

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Brian W. Fortney, MCP
Director of MIS

Brian W. Fortney, MCP and Director of MIS

With over 16 years in the IT industry and over 10 years in multi-family property management, he is responsible for the information technology department at Insula Companies. Mr. Fortney began his IT career on the computer support and network integration team with a renowned IT support and service firm based out of Sarasota, Florida. He later transitioned to a network administrator position with a leading Florida-based software development company wherein he specialized in web-based GUI integration with SAP. Mr. Fortney holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Florida. In addition to graduating cum laude with a degree in Computer Information Systems Analysis, Mr. Fortney is a Microsoft Certified Professional, a Certified Office Systems Specialist, and has received a certificate in underwriting from the Mortgage University.

Martin Hilliard
Director of Portfolio Management

Martin Hilliard, CPA, and Director of Finance

With over 30 years of accounting and finance experience, of which more than eight years have been in the multi-family property management industry, Mr. Hilliard oversees all finance and budgetary operations. Mr. Hilliard is a graduate of Valdosta State University in Georgia, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting. He also holds an active CPA license in the State of Florida.


Angie Steere
Director of Finance

Angie Steere, Director of Finance

As the Director of Finance of Insula Companies, Angie Steere oversees the finance, accounting and human resources operations. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the accounting systems and cash management to ensure the complete and accurate recording of the financial transactions and processing of funds. As part of the senior management team, she helps guide the organization’s operations and strategy.

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Director of Finance

Davida K. Hurst, CAM
Director of Corporate Services

Davida K. Hurst, CAM, Executive Assistant

Ms. Hurst is responsible for assisting in due diligence associated with both acquisitions and dispositions as well as administrative and office support. With over 14 years in property management, Ms. Hurst has been involved in many aspects within the industry, including contract negotiations, website development, marketing, investor communications, and apartment community management.


Eric Sangster
Regional Manager

Eric Sangster, Regional Manager at Insula Companies

As a Regional Manager at Insula Companies, Eric Sangster oversees a conventional portfolio of communities in the Orlando, Central Florida, Market. Eric works with his team to motivate and maximize leasing and marketing efforts as well as monitor the operating efficiency and financial budgeting to enchnace the bottom line for each property.

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Regional Manager