Our Company

Pictured (from left): Owners Michael "Mac" McCarthy, Danielle Smith, & Pete Platte

Founded in 2008, Danielle Smith began her career managing vacation rentals and found a significant passion for the work. Danielle joined Gaslight Group Properties in 2012, an affiliate Real Estate Company she co-owns with Mac McCarthy and Pete Platte. Shortly thereafter they formed the brand VPNM. Together with their local knowledge they have become a superior management company while also leading Gaslight Group Properties as one of the top real estate sales companies in the area. The combination of these two businesses and their team of experts provides unparalleled service in all facets of rental management and sales. 


Hailey Cameron
Administrative Assistant
If you happen to walk into our office, located in downtown Petoskey, Hailey's smiling face is the one you'll be greeted with! Since she joined our team in 2022, Hailey has been assisting clients from rental inquiries and the booking process all the way through to departure. Hailey is typically your contact person to getting you squared away for your stay. She manages our rental schedule, housekeeping staff, and attends to any maintenance/supply needs.