About Us


Cooper-CitiWest is a full-service real estate asset management firm with operational capabilities throughout the United States and its Territories.

We employ state-of-the-art proprietary scalable technology to create a unified approach in developing innovative solutions to meet all our clients’ needs. Our integrated suite of technology infrastructure and advanced management tools maximize the efficiency of our operations creating a long-term value-add to our clients’ bottom-line.

Our firm’s executive and senior management team understands the myriad of challenges our clients are facing in this rapidly changing marketplace. Using market specific analysis and insights enables us to offer each individual client solutions tailored to their unique business challenges. Our executive management team works directly with our clients allowing us to personalize our services at every level while creating dynamic client relationships.


Executive Team


Janice Cooper - Managing Partner

Janice Cooper has 35 years executive experience in REO property management and marketing. As a former REO Director at the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, she directed over $4 billion in single family REO sales. During her tenure at HUD, Cooper was involved in the formulation of some of the most significant public policy decisions relating to REO management and disposition. Cooper also has a wealth of experience with multifamily REO portfolio where she directed the management of 15,000 units with sales exceeding $50 million. In 2007, she founded her own firm –Kennedy-Cooper Consultants – which provides consulting services to REO asset management companies throughout the United States.

Remi Geahel - Partner

Remi Geahel has over 30 years of executive experience in real estate asset management, development and redevelopment. Since 2005, Geahel has provided a wide-range of consulting services to REO asset management and marketing companies including designing, implementing and maintaining web based and EDI capable REO Asset Management and Marketing Solutions (including workflow processing and electronic bidding systems). From 1991 to 2005, Geahel’s firm -- CitiWest -- successfully provided REO marketing and management services to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under 16 separate contracts in more than 20 states around the country with sales totaling over $2.4 billion.