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About Us

About Our Team

Larry Nisson, Owner

Larry has been actively involved in residential real estate since 1979, when he purchased his first rental home. Over the years he has developed a keen sense of how to operate and manage single family homes in an efficient and professional manner. His experience has centered on providing high quality homes and exceptional service to his tenants, and he treats each house as if he was living there.

Larry is also an executive coach and uses his business background to constantly try to improve on how Rental Homes of Ann Arbor does business. He has also been very active volunteering in the Ann Arbor Community, providing pro-bono advice and coaching to various non-profits in and around Ann Arbor. Larry resides in Ann Arbor with his wife Lucie.

Michael Nisson, Owner

Michael has been involved in real estate for thirteen years. He has hands-on property management experience and is currently involved in all aspects of acquiring and developing new homes. Together with Larry, Michael strives to make sure that RHAA tenant’s are extremely satisfied with their renting experience.

Michael’s interests outside of real estate are diverse. He is currently serving as a Board member for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County, a local organization that focuses on helping the homeless in the community. He also does volunteer work at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. In 2009 Michael was named by Crain’s Business Detroit as one of its “20 in their 20’s”, a distinction given to up-and-coming young professionals in the Detroit area who are in prime position to have a big impact on their communities. Michael resides in Ann Arbor with his wife Chrissy and dog Jack.

Ann Carino, Property Manager

Ann joined the Rental Homes of Ann Arbor team in September of 2013. Since joining RHAA, she has taken on numerous responsibilities including, but not limited to, tenant relations, maintenance oversight, project management, and backoffice systems management. In her previous job, Ann was a leader of people and projects in both professional and production positions in a manufacturing environment. She led the implementation of advanced manufacturing systems, developing MRP systems within an ERP platform. She eventually became the supervisor of the newly implemented Buyer-Planner Department, which she helped to create for the firm.

Ann originally moved to Ann Arbor to be closer to her children, Chrissy (Michael’s wife) and Tommy. Since moving to Ann Arbor in September, Ann has taken to the community at large. She has chosen to volunteer with the local chapter of the Professional Volunteer Corps. In her free time, Ann enjoys bowling and the fellowship she finds at her local church. She currently lives in Ann Arbor with her 8-pound dog Chase.

Lucie Nisson, Owner/Design Consultant

Lucie is an accomplished artist who does the interior decorating for our properties.

Libby Hunter, Leasing Agent

Libby is a retired music teacher who loves talking with people and helping them match their rental needs with the properties we own.

Joe Gailunas, Primary Maintenance Contractor

Joe has worked with Rental Homes of Ann Arbor for over 20 years making sure that the maintenance requests of our tenants are handled in a timely fashion. His professional manner and friendly demeanor helps put tenants at ease and ensures that the service that tenants receive is of the highest quality.

Mike Hinken, Assistant to the Property Manager

Mike teaches creative writing at the University of Michigan during the school year and assists Ann from May to September when we are in our busiest season. He has worked with us for over six years and helps Ann in providing top-notch services to our residents.