BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC (“Brookwood”), a leading real estate investment and asset management company, today announced that Quinton W. Berrio, Marcelle L. McAfee, Douglas H. Michaelson, Sonia G. Olmos, Naief M. Sahdala, Ricardo Soriano and Sunny N. Valentino have joined Brookwood Management Partners, LLC in its Fort Lauderdale, FL and Carlsbad, CA property management offices. Brookwood Management Partners, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brookwood and provides property management services for the firm’s portfolio in the United States.
Five of the seven new employees will be working at Brookwood’s most recently acquired properties, Carlsbad Pacific Center and Plaza I & II located in Carlsbad, CA. Mr. Berrio will serve as an Operating Engineer, Ms. McAfee will serve as a Senior Property Manager, Ms. Olmos will serve as an Assistant Property Manager, Mr. Soriano will serve as a Chief Engineer and Ms. Valentino will serve as a Property Manager. In addition, two hires will be joining the property management staff in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Mr. Michaelson will serve as a Property Manager and Mr. Sahdala will serve as a Chief Engineer at Lakeside Office Center, The Plaza and 951 Yamato Road.
“After recently completing three acquisitions in California, we now own and manage 15 office properties representing over 2.2 million square feet in California and Florida,” stated Jonathan K. Dayton, Brookwood’s Director of Property Management. “We are excited to welcome this experienced group to Brookwood’s expanding property management team. They will augment our ability to provide best-in-class tenant service, which is one of the driving forces behind Brookwood’s strategy of creating value and quickly leasing up vacant space.”
Ms. McAfee has more than 10 years of property management experience. Most recently, Ms. McAfee was a Regional Manager for Davlyn Investments where she was responsible for managing a 450,000 square foot Class A and Class B office portfolio. Previously, Ms. McAfee was a Senior Property Manager for Harsch Investment Properties where she managed approximately 900,000 square feet of office, industrial and R&D property. Ms. McAfee is a graduate of the University of Phoenix and is pursuing the Building Owners and Managers Associate (BOMA) RPA designation.
Mr. Michaelson also has more than 10 years of property management experience. Prior to joining Brookwood, Mr. Michaelson was a Property Manager for Accesso Partners, LLC where he supervised capital improvement projects for three Class A office buildings in the Fort Lauderdale area. Previously, Mr. Michaelson was a Property Manager for Vornado Realty and Cushman & Wakefield in New York City. Mr. Michaelson has a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University School of Education and Arts Professions and a Master of Science from New York University School of Continuing Studies Department of Real Estate.
Ms. Valentino has more than 15 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining Brookwood, Ms. Valentino was a Property Manager for Trigild where she managed a portfolio of assets throughout the United States. Previously, Ms. Valentino was a Real Estate Administrative Assistant for Re/Max United where she prepared listing and selling packages, serviced listings and coordinated client relations activities. Ms. Valentino is a graduate of California State University, Northridge.
Ms. Olmos has more than five years of administrative and customer service experience. Previously, Ms. Olmos was a Property Assistant for the Unire Real Estate Group where she assisted with the accounts payable/receivable process and coordinated vendor services. Prior to that, Ms. Olmos was an Associate with Chuze Fitness where she worked in membership services and assisted the accounting department with accounts receivable. Ms. Olmos is a graduate of MiraCosta College.
Mr. Soriano has more than 25 years of maintenance and repair experience. Most recently, Mr. Soriano was an Assistant Chief Building Engineer for the Unire Real Estate Group where he provided maintenance and repair work to four office properties outside San Diego, CA. Previously, Mr. Soriano was a Lead Building Engineer for Brandywine Realty Trust and Able Engineering, both located in San Diego, CA. Mr. Soriano is an EPA certified A/C & Refrigeration Technician.
Mr. Berrio has more than 25 years of maintenance and engineering experience. Prior to joining Brookwood, Mr. Berrio was a Facility Manager for Western CNC, Inc. where he was a CNC repair specialist. Previously, Mr. Berrio was a Logistics Mobility Chief for over 20 years for the USMC at Camp Pendleton where he planned, coordinated and conducted the logistics for troop deployments and support operations.
Mr. Sahdala has more than 25 years of maintenance and engineering experience. Prior to joining Brookwood, Mr. Sahdala was a mechanical engineer for Accesso Partners, LLC where he supervised all general maintenance, repair work and refurbishment, including plumbing, electrical, roofing and masonry work. Previously, Mr. Sahdala was a Building Engineer for Stiles Property Management and prior to that, he was a Chief Engineer for AutoNation, Inc.
About Brookwood Financial Partners, LLC – Brookwood is a Massachusetts-based private investment firm founded in 1993 that specializes in acquiring and managing commercial real estate and corporate securities on behalf of a select group of institutional and high net worth investors, family offices and trusts. Since its inception, Brookwood has invested over $750 million of equity to acquire a portfolio of 158 assets with a realized and unrealized value in excess of $2.0 billion that has spanned multiple asset classes, geographical markets and industries across the United States.