Who We Are
Leadership Team
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R. Blake Hite

President

BHite@MarWestCommercial.com

15 years of real estate & property management expereince. Holds a BS in Finance, with an emphasis in Real Estate and Law from California State University, Long Beach.

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Marilene De Sagun

Controller

MDesagun@MarWestCommercial.com

15+ years of financial leadership experience. Holds a Masters in Finance from Pepperdine University.

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Paul Danninger

  Regional Manager –   San Diego

Paul was one of the first affiliates of MarWest, bringing with him over 10 years of property management experience.

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Chris Carter

  Regional Director

Chris holds a BS in Business Administration focused in Finance from Chapman University and is a developing leader member with the NAIOP.

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Cindy Dopf

Regional Manager – Orange County

Cindy is a Certified Property Manager and holds a BA in Business Economics from University of California Santa Barbara.

Nicole Egner

Regional Director

Nicole holds a BS in Business Administration from Chapman University and has 7+ years of commercial real estate management experience. Additionally she is a licensed real estate salesperson in California & Hawaii.

Management Service Professionals
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Ragi Abraham

Association Manager

Ragi has been with the company nearly 5 years and holds a California Real Estate liscense. Ragi holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and has over 8 years of project management experience.

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Gregory Carter

Association Manager – Los Angeles/Inland Empire

Greg holds a BS in Business Management from Arizona State University and is a licensed real estate agent.

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Geoff Horsfield

Association Manager – San Diego

Geoff holds a Bachelors degree in Philosophy, with a concentration in Society and Ethics, from Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo. Additionally, Geoff has over 5 years of customer and financial service experience.

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Amie Nguyen

Association Manager – Los Angeles/Inland Empire

Amie holds a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine and is a certified arborist.

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Sharon Whitney

Portfolio Manager – Arizona

Sharon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a BS in Business Management and is a member of IREM and NAIOP.

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Patty Ayres

Portfolio Manager – South Orange County

Patty has 15+ years of property management experience as well as extensive financial management experience.

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Nicole Ertel

Association/ Property Manager – Inland Empire

Nicole holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and has over 20 years of property management experience. She also possesses her California real estate salesperson license.

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Stephanie Jordan

Commercial Association Manager – Nevada

Stephanie has 8+ years of experience in CIC property management with an extensive background in sales and operational support. Additionally, Stephanie is a member of CAI and CREW Las Vegas.

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Andrew Ruggles

Association/Property Manager – Inland Empire

Andrew holds a B.S. in Business Economics from University of California – Irvine, is a licensed real estate salesperson, and has 5 years of property management experience.

Cassandra Williamson

Association Manager

Cassandra has a BS in Hospitality Management from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with 15+ years of experience in hospitality management, including membership services and event execution.

Cole Buchner

Assistant Association Manager – San Diego

Cole holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management, from California State University, Chico. Additionally, Cole has over 5 years of sales & property management related experience.

Deborah Gaytan

Assistant Association Manager

Deborah has over 9 years of client service and coordination related experience in the real estate industry.

Jill Leeds

Assistant Association Manager

Jill has over 5+ years of customer service experience and 2+ years of property management experience.

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Kayla Russo

Association Manager

Kayla holds a BA in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton and has 4+ years of property management experience.

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Ollie Yamchuti

Assistant Association Manager

Ollie holds a BS in Business Marketing from California State University, Long Beach, and specializes in Owner and Vendor correspondence.

Chris Carrier

Senior Portfolio Manager

Chris has over 20 years of experience managing property in the Bay Area.  Manages Class-A office and medical space in the City and County of San Francisco, CA.

Jason Gorospe

Senior Portfolio Manager

Jason has over 8 years of real estate and property management experience. Additionally Jason holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of La Verne and is working towards his CMCA designation with the CAI.

Nancy Manion

Portfolio Manager – North Orange County

Nancy holds a BS in Business Marketing from California State University, Long Beach and is a licensed real estate agent.

Jessica Sandacz

Portfolio Manager

Financial Service Professionals

Christopher Anderson

Jr. Property Accountant

CAnderson@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 870-2892

Michael Suatengco

Property Accountant

MSuatengco@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448-6317

Kristina Barfell

Property Accountant

KBarfell@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448-6317

Gela Villarroel

Accounting Manager

GVillarroel@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448-6315

Phung Huynh

Property Accountant

PHuynh@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448 6300

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Rebecca Walezak

Property Accountant

RWalezak@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448-6319

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Sid Jaime

Accounting Manager

SJaime@MarWestCommercial.com (949) 448-6323

Our Core Values

Responsive

Commitment to timely and accurate solutions to all client requests.

Knowledgeable

Specialized expertise through unparalleled industry and technical knowledge.

Proactive

Proactive approach to all aspects of association management.

Diligent

Owning all issues and concerns 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Efficient

Leveraging infrastructure to provide timely, cost effective service.

Secure

Minimize risk through financial and information technology controls of a publicly traded company.