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Welcome to Paradigm.

We’re happy to meet you.

Paradigm is a full-service property management and development company focusing on multi-family and commercial real estate. We manage over 100,000 sq. ft. of commercial space and over 1,000 residential units including upscale rental communities, single family homes, student housing, and Homeowners Associations.

While we may have a large inventory of properties we manage, we understand that renting is an individual process and comes with unique situations. We are committed to personalized service and you will find our experienced staff of professionals will work hard to make your life easier. It’s what we do. We’re here for your benefit, working by your side as your partner to find an apartment, home, or space that you are truly excited about. 

Executive Team

Keith R. Cooper

Keith R. Cooper

President & CEO

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Keith has 20+ years of professional experience in property management and development. He currently holds a Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker’s license and is the founder of Paradigm Properties Group, Inc. Prior to his real estate career, he was a Certified Public Accountant. Keith graduated Cum Laude with a BSBA majoring in Accounting from West Virginia University. He is an active member of the National Association of Realtors, the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, and the Centre County Association of Realtors.

Rebecca Bauknight

Rebecca Bauknight

Vice President, Operations

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Becky has spent 12+ years in the property management industry. She began her career in real estate as a Leasing Consultant and has worked and managed many different locations within the company. Her experience in pre-leasing new construction has been instrumental with many of the new communities that are under the umbrella of Paradigm management.  As a licensed real estate salesperson, it is her responsibility as an agent of the property owners to oversee the full and complete management of every property, and to insure profitability, growth, and healthy asset management.

 Angela M. Cooper

Angela M. Cooper

Vice President, HR

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Angie has 10+ years of experience in human resource management.  Prior to joining Paradigm, she worked as Human Resource Manager in both real estate and nonprofit organizations. In addition to handling all aspects of human resources, Angie oversees community involvement activities for Paradigm. She has an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and is a notary public in Pennsylvania.

Caitlin Smith

Caitlin Smith

Vice President, Finance

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Caitlin graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Mathematics and she is a licensed real estate salesperson and notary public in Pennsylvania. She started in real estate at Paradigm Properties Group as a leasing consultant, became a property manager in State College, and now oversees financial aspects for the company. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors, and the Centre County Association of Realtors.

Property Managers

Julia Frey

Julia Frey

Office address: 100 Deerfield Lane, Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 530-5111
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Julia Frey, at Deerfield Commons in Shippensburg, worked as a paralegal and leasing consultant and has been with Paradigm for many years. “The company gives us the autonomy to run our properties the way we feel is most effective. They’ve equipped me with the tools and training to be successful and make Deerfield a great community.”

Nikki Legrand

Nikki Legrand

Office address: 347 Keister Rd., Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 794-3727
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Nikki Legrand, at South Rock Apartments in Slippery Rock, has experience as an administrative assistant and has worked at the company for many years. “I have lived in Butler County for about 20 years now, and the people at Paradigm value my opinion about how to serve our clients in the best way possible.”

Diane Riley

Diane Riley

Office address: 2398 Magnolia Terrace, Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 657-1002
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Diane Riley, at Magnolia Terrace Apartments in Harrisburg, has been in property management for many years, the past several with Paradigm. “Working for this company is an a absolute joy… it means so much more to me because I live here and they have the same high expectations for this community that I do. They care.

 Matthew Cooper

Matthew Cooper

Office address: 2029 Cato Ave. State College, PA 16801
(814) 308-9602
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From living and working in State College for over 20 years plus starting as a leasing consultant at Paradigm Properties Group, Matt is very knowledgeable with the Center Country area and Penn State University. “I enjoy the process of helping people from out of the area relocate to find housing that makes them excited to move to the beautiful place called Happy Valley.”

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