Peter Lawen / Vice President of Property Management
Peter began officially working for Paramount Management in 1994, tending to maintenance repairs, painting, viewings, and rent collection. He found that helping out the residents was highly rewarding work and was eager to help grow the family business. While studying business at Saint Mary’s University, he continued to work for the company part-time. Peter’s current role as VP, Property Management allows him to ensure that all residents have an exceptional living experience. He’s proud to work with a wonderful team who go above and beyond to give residents that ‘home sweet home’ feeling. Born and raised in Halifax, Peter feels privileged to live in such a vibrant, growing city. On the weekends, Peter enjoys spending time with family, biking, skiing, canoeing, and exploring Nova Scotia’s trails on his four-wheeler.
Kevin Nettle / Commercial Property Manager
After over ten years in the commercial leasing and property management industry, Kevin joined Paramount Management in 2017. He takes pride in ensuring that Paramount’s commercial tenants are fully equipped to run their businesses along with seeking new commercial tenants to welcome to the portfolio. Born in Amherst but raised in Lower Sackville, Kevin loves that Halifax has a small town feel with a big city attitude. When he’s not looking after the needs of tenants, Kevin can be found cycling the Sambro Loop with his group of cycling buddies, or hiking one of the many trails in and around Halifax with his wife and three sons.
Taryn Stiles / Senior Property Manager
Taryn is a widely experienced real estate and property manager who has been with the Lawen Group since 2013. She strives to provide an unmatched living experience to each and every Paramount resident and she was thrilled to find a company whose commitment to superior service so closely aligns with hers. A native of Moncton, New Brunswick, Taryn loves the diversity of Halifax, as well its food scene. In the summertime, you can usually find her by the lake with friends and family.
Arvin Kovacevic / Property Manager
Arvin has been with the team since 2012 and is responsible for ensuring that all tenants experience exceptional accommodations and service. He loves building strong relationships with tenants, contractors, and staff. His goal is to make everyone feel a sense of pride and comfort in their home, job site, or workplace. Arvin is originally from Bosanska Gradiska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) but now calls Halifax home. Outside of work, he enjoys being with family, creating both chaos and order in his painting studio, and travelling to new destinations around the world.
Emily Myers / Property Manager
Emily joins the Paramount Management team with over 17 years of experience as a clinician, administrator and manager in the Healthcare field. Emily is proud to work for a company who considers its team and properties as family. Her goal is to support the staff and residents while continuing to nurture the strong and dynamic communities at each of the Paramount properties. Emily is a resident of Dartmouth and deeply rooted in her community. In her downtime she can be found cheering for her daughters at Lake Banook regattas and volleyball tournaments or enjoying the best of Nova Scotia’s music and culinary scene.
Scott Coakley / Operations and Maintenance Manager
Scott is a seasoned building maintenance and operations professional with over thirty years of experience. He began working for Paramount Management in 2018 and oversees the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the company’s diverse portfolio of properties. During his downtime, you can usually find Scott working in his yard or spending time with his two grandsons.
Catherine Harkins / Leasing Agent
Catherine joined Paramount management in 2021 coming from a background in hospitality and student accommodation with experience around the world. She strives to help prospective tenants find a home that will work best for their individual needs. Originally from Cape Breton, Catherine is happy to now call Halifax home. Outside of work, you can find her playing with her 3 nieces, exploring Nova Scotia’s beaches, trying new recipes, and spending time at home with her husband and 2 cats.