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- Peter B. Noonan
Peter B. Noonan is co-owner of Cal-Western Property Management. His specialty is the operation and management of small residential properties.
Mr. Noonan has been active in real estate brokerage and management of residential income properties in the south bay since 1968. He is a licensed contractor and oversees the maintenance division of Cal-Western.
Mr. Noonan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed California real estate broker, a member of the San Jose Real Estate Board, the Tri-County Apartment Association, the California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Tri-County Apartment Association in past years.
- James E. Claus
James E. Claus is co-owner of Cal-Western Property Management in San Jose, California. He is responsible for the operation and management of all apartment and commercial properties. Cal-Western currently manages over $800 million of residential/apartment and commercial properties.
Mr. Claus is also active in the real estate brokerage of apartment and commercial properties in the south bay area. In the last 25 years, he has been involved in real estate transactions totaling over $160 million.
Mr. Claus has a broad background in real estate brokerage and management. Prior to joining Cal-Western, he was a partner with Myers, Santin & Claus and previous to that, a partner with Winchester Investments. Both companies were San Jose based real estate investment firms each with extensive residential and commercial real estate portfolios.
Mr. Claus holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from California Polytechnic State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Santa Clara. He is a licensed California real estate broker, a member of the Tri-County Apartment Association, and a member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. He also serves on the Board of Directors and is a past Chairman of the Board at the Tri-County Apartment Association.
- Julie Ann Hedrick, Realtor and Notary Signing Agent
Julie has been with Cal-Western since 2004, working in brokerage, property management and maintenance. She holds a California real estate Broker license and is a certified Notary Signing Agent. She is a member of the California Association of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors, the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors and the National Notary Association.
Julie is a long time resident of San Jose. After attending Saint Martin of Tours and Archbishop Mitty, she received her Bachelor's degree in Business with a concentration in marketing from San Jose State University.
- Cathy Hickey, Property Manager
Cathy Hickey is a licensed California real estate agent and has lived in the bay area her entire life. She joined the Cal Western team in 2010 and prior to that, worked as a property manager managing approximately 80 properties as well as her own four investments. Cathy specializes in and manages single family homes, multiplexes and apartment complexes with up to 16 units throughout Santa Clara County. Licensed since 1991, Cathy also obtained her California Certified Residential Manager certification in 2011 as well as obtaining the superior achievement award through the California Apartment Association. Cathy is extremely customer service oriented and knows the importance of communication when managing her properties with both her owners and the tenants.
- Lisa LoPresti, Property Manager
Lisa LoPresti has been with Cal-Western since 2006. Prior to this position she had worked as a property manager for Realty World CHIP & Assoc. of Campbell for five years and at New Homes Magazine for 19 years.
She attended San Jose State University and West Valley College. A native Californian, Lisa has lived and owned property in the bay area for over 26 years.
She manages single-family homes, town homes/condos, duplex/fourplexes, and larger units. She is a hands on manager and willing to do what ever it takes to get a property ready to rent. She will find a qualified tenant and collect the rent in a timely manner as well as keep your property well maintained.
- John O'Toole, Property Manager
John O'Toole is a licensed California real estate Broker and has been in property management since 1980. John specializes in and manages large apartment complexes and commercial buildings. He has been with Cal-Western since December, 2002.
- Susan Olson, Property Manager
Susan Olson has been with Cal-Western since 1993, and has been in property management since 1988. She manages a variety of single-family homes, condos and small apartments, in Santa Clara county.
Susan is a San Jose native and has extensive knowledge of the local market.
- Shelly Patania Mincy, Property Manager
Shelly Patania Mincy joined Cal-Western in April of 2002. She was a former marketing funds program administrator for a large networking company. She currently holds a California Real Estate Agent's license and manages small to medium sized apartment complexes and single family homes in the bay area.
Shelly is a long term resident of West San Jose.
- Stacey Ruiz, Property Manager
Stacey came to Cal-Western Property Management in 1995. She came to the company after spending several years at Tri-County Apartment Association (a Non-Profit organization, representing residential property owners and property managers in the counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Santa Cruz), where she served as the association's Member Services & Education Director.
Stacey's property portfolio consists of single-family homes, duplexes, fourplexes, and smaller apartment buildings. Stacey is a US Navy Veteran, and has held her California Real Estate License since 1991.
- Heather Smiley Robertson, Property Manager
Heather has been with Cal-Western since 2005. She currently manages single-family homes, condos/town homes, duplexes, and four unit buildings. Heather has been in the property management business since 2001 and has a California Real Estate Sales License.
- Casey Farina Smith, Property Manager
Casey has been with Cal-Western since 2002 specializing in managing single-family homes, condos, town houses, and small to medium size apartment complexes. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Liberal Studies from Santa Clara University and currently holds a California Real Estate Agent's license.
- Len Stromfeld, Property Manager
Len Stromfeld has been employed as a property manager for Cal-Western Property Management since 1995 and he is responsible for the operation of smaller residential properties ranging from one to fifty units.
Len has previously managed commercial properties and was also a residential real estate appraiser for more than five years. He has a total of 25 years experience in real estate.
Len has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing from San Jose State University. He is a licensed California real estate Broker and a member of the Tri-County Apartment Association.
- Tong Vo, Property Manager
Tong has been in property management since 1996. In his prior employment, before joining Cal-Western in 2013, Tong managed and was responsible for the fiscal, physical and operational aspects of over 900 housing units. Tong specializes in large apartment homes, single family homes, duplexes/ fourplexes, commercial and industrial properties in Santa Clara County.
Tong holds a Bachelor of Science in French/Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University and is a licensed California Real Estate Agent. Tong has lived and owned property in the bay area since 1986.
- Alec Cruz, Property Manager
- Maria R, Property Manager
Marie has a wealth of experience in residential and commercial asset management that has helped her to accumulate a wide-ranging knowledge of property types, markets and management techniques. Since acquiring her real estate license, she has taken part in an array of multi-million dollar real estate transactions all over the Bay Area. She enjoys interacting directly with owners, vendors and residents to build and nurture strong relationships, as well as the oversight of day-to-day operations. Having the ability to speak fluent Spanish and French has helped her advance her career by working with International/Relocation clients as well.
- Grace Salgado, Property Manager
Grace holds a California Real Estate Agent's license and has been working in Property Management since 2005. She has worked at all levels of property management including Assistant Manager, Multi-Site Manager and Portfolio Manager overseeing as little as 27 units up to 402 units.
Over the years she has earned certificates from the Tri-County California Apartment Association and the City of San Jose.
Grace came to Cal-Western in September of 2014 and currently manages a portfolio that consists of single family homes, town homes, condominiums, duplexes, triplexes and small apartment complexes.
Grace believes communication and loving what you do are the keys to great Customer Service.