Meet the Team

Barbara Laird

Contract Management

Bj joined PPM in September of 2014 and supports our commercial property management arm in various capacities including contracts, accounts payable, insurance coordination, or as she likes to say, “as a jack of all trades, master of none.”  Bj loves that her role provides opportunities to serve and flexibly solve the variety of challenges and service requirements in fresh ways that uniquely meet the needs of each client.  In her free time she pursues her passion as a Zumba Instructor. Bj is a city-girl and loves living in Downtown Lancaster with her husband, Bob and three cats.

Heather Risch


Heather has been with PPM for 22 years as the Controller. Heather oversees the operations of the bookkeeping department for our property management company. She is responsible for the financial reporting and accurate record keeping for each of the properties we manage. Heather loves working for PPM because of the relationships that she has developed with our clients. In her spare time, Heather enjoys baking and spending time with her daughters Sydney and Emily.

Alex Ebert

Licensed Agent / Broker’s Assistant

Alex has been with PPM Real Estate for over 3 years and is a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Pennsylvania and works as the  Sales/Leasing Broker’s Assistant. She also is an Affiliate Member of C&I Council and is a supporter and volunteer with the ExtraGive. She lives, works and plays in Downtown Lancaster – and loves it!