Mike Laukka GCM webMike Laukka, Senior Vice President
Mike has a proven track record of starting and building successful companies that provide appreciable returns on investment to company shareholders. He co-founded Laukka Management, Inc., a Minneapolis-based community association management firm that he presided over for 22 years, until 2014 when the company was acquired by FirstService Residential. In 2010, Laukka co-founded Contractor Support Services, LLC, that provided general contractors with consulting services and back office support services via a team of construction professionals, insurance restoration specialists and building code experts. That same year, he also co-founded Bulldog Contractors, LLC, a general contracting firm that specialized in building envelope construction and restoration. Laukka served as the President of both firms, until selling his equity in each company in 2013.


Ralph, Peter GCM
Peter Ralph, Director of Maintenance Operations

Peter has 31 years of experience in commercial and residential HVAC design, installation and service; 18 years in the U.K. and 14 in the U.S. with Gittleman. Peter oversees a diverse and growing team of highly skilled personnel including mechanical maintenance technicians, licensed pipe fitters, electricians and plumbers, drain cleaning technicians and service personnel. Peter worked as a Design Engineer and Projects Manager and licensed contractor in London, England before moving to the U.S. where he has worked on government, private, commercial and community association projects.