Executive Team

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Christopher G. Louis, CPM®, CEO

Christopher G. Louis, CPM®, CEO, graduated in 1971 from Christopher Newport College of the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. His career in property management began in 1972 with the Klingbeil Company, and then progressed with Dillingham, the Robert A. McNeil Corporation, Real Estate Marketing/Management and Sunwest Asset Management Corporation. Chris earned the distinction of Certified Property Manager (CPM®) from the Institute of Real Estate Management. and is a past president of the Orange County Chapter. He has managed property in Southern California for more than thirty years.

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Bill Lekas, CPM®, CFO, and the Company’s Broker

Bill Lekas, CPM®, CFO, and the Company’s Broker, earned an undergraduate degree in Finance from Ohio State University and a MBA from Pepperdine University. Bill ensures that our operational and administrative functions satisfy the reporting requirements of our clients. Bill has been in the property management industry for more than 25 years, previously with Sunwest Asset Management Corporation, and before that, spent seven years with Unisys, formerly the Burroughs Corporation, in their finance department. Bill has a thorough working knowledge of the asset management and operational disciplines necessary to service the most discerning clients.

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Theresa Louis, CPM®, President

Theresa Louis, CPM®, President, graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Sociology and has been in the property management industry for over 15 years. As a Property Manager, Theresa managed in excess of 500,000 square feet of retail, office and industrial space in Southern California. After promoting to Vice President, Theresa began overseeing employee development and education, paperless/document management, IT infrastructure/security, and the implementation of new accounting software. Theresa continues to oversee select Management Teams. Theresa earned the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) distinction, and is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management, Vistage International and UCLA Alumni Association.

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Sharon Ference, Vice President

Sharon Ference, Vice President, graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a B.A. in Business. Sharon started her career in Real Estate in 1975 in the residential brokerage industry.  In 1979, Sharon joined The Alison Company in their Property Management Division.  Sharon was responsible for the profitability of the department as Vice President/Director of Property Management.  The Alison Company sold the Property Management division in 1998. Sharon joined Pacific West Asset Management in 1998.  She personally manages the day to day operations of a portfolio over 500,000 square feet while overseeing several Property Managers and their portfolios in excess of 6 million square feet.  Sharon has her California Real Estate License and has managed properties for over 34 years.

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