- About Us
Since our inception, Scully Company has been actively engaged in the acquisition, development, construction, management and asset management of communities for institutions, private investors and our own portfolio.
“Scully Pride” management services encompass all areas of property management, including focused marketing, professional personnel selection, preventative maintenance programs, timely and comprehensive accounting services, and goal oriented asset management.
Our commitment to excellence is the result of our time tested standards.
Over seventy years ago, James D. Scully, Sr. founded Scully Company, which has been owned and operated by the Scully family ever since. Operating in diverse locations, with a keen focus on local market knowledge, we have achieved recognition as a leader in the multifamily industry, which remains our specialty.
Pride is an important part of who we are and what we do. Scully Company maintains a competitive edge by employing only the industry’s best talent. We are proud of the tenure and experience of our staff. Our experience, insight, and comprehensive approach bolster our ability to be successful in our operational and fiscal endeavors.
Scully Company manages garden, mid-rise and high-rise apartment and condominium communities with intimate attention to detail. Our residents’ well-being is a must. We provide quality living and real value for our residents in communities people are proud to call home.
We have the experience to know what works, and the expertise to make it happen.
As President of Scully Company, Jessica oversees all aspects of the company's business, including operations, accounting and finance, client relationships, consulting services, strategy, and culture. Jessica represents the 3rd generation of Scully family ownership and has lived and breathed multifamily real estate her whole life. Jessica graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and holds a CPM designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management.
The culture she has fostered among the Scully workforce has received multiple accolades and awards, including Smart CEO's Corporate Culture Awards in 2015 and 2016, The Philadelphia Business Journal's Best Places to Work Award in 2017 and 2019, and The Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Journal's Best Places to Work in 2019 and 2020. Scully Company was named as a Top Family-Owned Businesses in 2018 and was recognized in The Philadelphia Inquirer's 2019 Family-Owned Business Awards. Jessica was also honored as a Top Female CEO by SmartCEO magazine.
Jessica served on the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Apartment Association East and is a past President. Jessica also served on the National Apartment Association Board of Directors as the Region IV Vice President and currently serves as a Villanova University Center for Real Estate Advisory Council member. Jessica is an active member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Young Presidents' Organization (YPO) and enjoys mentoring high-potential young professionals.
Michael has vast experience in the acquisition, development, financing, construction, renovation and management of large-scale high rise and garden apartment and condominium communities. He is active in these capacities for the firm’s own account as well as for institutional and private joint ventures with Scully and fee assignments. He is a graduate of Villanova University School of Business, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance.
Michael is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and a member of the National Association of Realtors, the National Multi Housing Council (Board of Directors), the Institute of Real Estate Management, the Philadelphia Board of Realtors and the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia for which he has been a member of the Board of Directors since 1998. He is a Certified Property Manager, designated by the Institute of Real Estate Management of the National Association of Realtors and is a past President of the Institute’s Philadelphia Area Chapter #3.
Since 1988, he has served on the Board of Trustees of Abington Memorial Hospital, a Philadelphia area acute care teaching hospital. Michael is a member of the Villanova University Center for Real Estate Advisory Council, a member of the VSB Dean’s Advisory Council and a member of the Advisory Board of The John F. Scarpa Center for Law and Entrepreneurship. Real Estate Forum Magazine, a national publication, recently named Michael a “Philadelphia Real Estate Icon”.
James D. Scully, Jr.
Jim’s more than 40-year career in real estate encompasses acquisition, development, financing, construction, renovation and management of large-scale apartment and condominium communities for Scully Company and their clients including condominium conversions. A graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He joined the company after serving in in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant. He holds a real estate broker’s license in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the National Multi Housing Council (Board of Directors), the Institute of Real Estate Management, the Philadelphia Board of Realtors and the Apartment Association of Greater Philadelphia. He also served on the Board of Trustees for the Philadelphia Hospital of Osteopathic Medicine. He is on the Board of the Act II Theatre in Ambler, PA and on the Board of the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA.
Managing Director of Investments
John is responsible for identifying, structuring, and executing new investment opportunities. He is also focused on expanding the firm's capital relationships, and collaborating on portfolio strategy decisions.
With over 13 years of real estate investment and development experience, he has been involved in investments and dispositions with a gross asset value of $2.5 billion. Most recently, John was a member of the acquisitions team at Long Wharf Capital, investing across all major asset classes focused in primary and secondary US markets. Previously, he was a member of the acquisitions team at a boutique real estate investment management firm and began his career with a retail real estate development firm.
John holds a BA in Economics from Tufts University and resides in Boston with his wife, son, and two dogs.