About Whaling Properties

Whaling Properties, LLC, is a leading Pittsfield-based real estate development company.  We have over 17 years’ experience in both residential and commercial development.

We strive to excel in the acquisition, development, construction, management and ownership of real estate, as well as in the business services we provide.  Our unfaltering commitment to quality is evident in our relationship with our clients and our approach to every project.  

We are dedicated to meeting the needs of our clients, as well as the community, and our devoted staff makes every effort to ensure that each project is met with the intent to achieve superior results.  Our reputation is one of integrity, and that standing has proven successful for Whaling Properties.


Valerie L Whaling

Leasing Manager

Valerie Whaling is very proud to be the lead residential leasing manager of Whaling Properties.  Val is equally proud to be George Whaling’s sister, and to work side by side with him, and our great WP team!

Val received a Bachelor of Arts degree, and entered the marketing program of Procter and Gamble after college. Marketing, professionalism, and prompt responsiveness are the cornerstones of our leasing department.

Val is on the board of Downtown Pittsfield Inc. Val has raised two daughters and lives in Pittsfield.


Rebecca Weeks


Rebecca assists all departments at Whaling Properties and greatly
enjoys her work.  

She is a graduate of UMASS Amherst University Without Walls.

Rebecca was born and raised in Berkshire County and currently
resides in Pittsfield.  


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Christina Wozniak

Director of Finance 

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Erin O'Brien


Erin works primarily in the Whaling Finance Department and also provides support to the company's Leasing and Marketing efforts.She has an extensive background in advertising, marketing and graphic design as well. 

On the weekends Erin pursues her passion of helping animals through behavioral training work and assisting rescue groups. 

Originally from Pittsfield, Erin recently returned to the Berkshires and now makes her home in Lenox.

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Chelsea Dyer

Administrative Assistant

Chelsea works as the administrative assistant to the Whaling office, with a focus in the Leasing Department. She is excited to be a part of anything and everything the team has in store, and greatly enjoys getting to know new people through her work in the office.

Chelsea loves to travel and learn about different cultures. She often spends her free time keeping up with her previously attained Mandarin skills, and hopes to add more countries to her “visited” list in the future.

Originally from Illinois, Chelsea now resides in the beautiful hills of Cheshire.

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Amanda Bates


Amanda assists in many areas of the office but focuses mostly on finance department support. Her experience as an administrator in the Air Force has left her with positive motivation and attention to detail in the workplace.

On her free time, Amanda enjoys cooking, spending time with friends and family, and refurbishing antiques and other items into functional home pieces.

Originally from Pittsfield, Amanda now resides in Adams.

Steve Carlson

Maintenance Team Lead

Steve has worked at Whaling Properties for the past 6 years. Previously he worked for crescent creamery for 19 years.

Steve was born and raised in Berkshire County and has raised his two beautiful daughters here as well.

On his time off he enjoys camping and spending time with his family


Charlie Edson

Maintenance Technician

Originally from Maryland, Charlie currently  resides in the Berkshires, calling Lee home. Charlie graduated from Berkshire Community College with an associates in physical fitness in 2014.In his free time  he loves being outdoors, staying active and spending time taking pictures of nature. He enjoys all elements of weather and never turns away from a challenge.


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Daisy has worked for Whaling Properties for 8 years.
She enjoys meeting prospective tenants, and is always up
for a visit from old friends. When Daisy is not working at
WP, she enjoys playing with her friend, going for walks and sleeping.