About Us

Hanna Properties strives to maintain the architectural integrity and character of its portfolio of landmark buildings in the City’s most desirable neighborhoods – Park Avenue, East Avenue and The Neighborhood of the Arts (NOTA). For over 50 years, we have built an enviable reputation for our management of 380 apartments for rent in the Park and East Avenue region of Rochester, NY. Our professional management and a staff of 12 full-time employees provide our residents with impeccably maintained homes.

Joseph R. Hanna, founder and owner of Hanna Properties, has received two American Institute of Architects (AIA) Excellence awards for development of properties on East Avenue in Rochester: the historic Bishop’s House at 947 East Avenue and a village-like townhouse community at 1565 East Avenue. In addition to converting numerous East Avenue mansions to condominiums, his management company has developed seven townhouse projects in the Park and East Avenue area. Previously Mr. Hanna served on the City of Rochester Zoning Board of Appeals, the Rochester Housing Authority, Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing and is currently President of the Southeast Area Landlord Coalition. Additionally, he serves on advisory boards for URMC Flaum Eye Institute and PathStone Development.

Joseph Hanna receives 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award


Joseph Hanna of Hanna Properties receives the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rochester Area Chapter of NYSCAR Board of Directors and its membership. Read full letter.

Committed to the benefits of city living, Hanna Properties continues to obtain properties in this popular, historic Park Avenue area – expanding apartment living options for those who appreciate prime accommodations and a professional management and maintenance team.

Explore our Apartments and see why we are the premier apartments in Rochester, NY.


  • Are your apartments pet friendly?

    We do not allow dogs. We do accept two cats, in which case an additional $100 per cat is required. This will be returned providing the cats have done no damage to the apartment.

  • What amenities are available?

    Our rental properties provide a variety of amenities that vary by apartment building. Fitness centers, rooftop gardens, public grills, laundry rooms, storage lockers, and balconies are just some of the amenities offered to our tenants.

  • Are utilities included in rent?

    The utilities included vary by location. Heat and cooking gas are incorporated into the rent in all of our apartment buildings. The Stanton, Haddon Hall and Berkeley Court Apartments include electric as well.

  • What appliances are included?

    Each rental unit has a stove and fridge, and the majority of our apartments include a dishwasher. Washers and dryers are available on site in all of our apartment buildings.

  • What is your maintenance policy?

    Residents can submit a maintenance ticket online or by calling our 24/7 repair line at 585-473-5662. We respond to virtually all service requests within 24-48 hours and true emergencies within an hour.

  • Is parking available?

    Off-street parking is available at an additional fee at most of our apartment buildings. Covered off-street parking is available at The Whittier. The Algonquin offers nine garages as well as off-street parking.

  • Do you offer flexible lease terms?

    We require 12 month lease terms and offer flexible terms on a very limited basis. Should you need to terminate your lease early, we offer lease termination options and allow subletting.

  • Do you accept smokers?

    We do not accept smokers.

    Their continued tenancy is contingent upon smoke odor not impacting the space of their neighbors.

  • Are your buildings quiet?

    Our leases include a “no-disturbing-sounds” clause, which is strictly enforced.

  • Are your buildings secure?

    All exterior doors are locked and include state-of-the-art intercom systems. The exterior doors of our seven large buildings are monitored by closed-circuit video.