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ABOUT OUR COMPANY

California Property Services has managed residential and commercial property in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 35 years. California Property Services specializes in the management of Bay Area real estate investments. We are selective about the properties we manage and we provide personalized management services for our residents. We know the importance of managing property effectively to maximize comfort, safety and enjoyment for our residents.

Three corporate officers are licensed California Real Estate Brokers, and one is a California attorney.

CPS and its officers are active members of several professional associations. One of these organizations is the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), which awards the Certified Property Manager (CPM®) designation for professionalism, expertise and ethics. All our officers and senior staff are Certified Property Managers.

CPS has also earned IREM's Accredited Management Organization® (AMO®) designation by showing, on an ongoing basis, management expertise, professional competence, financial responsibility, and a high level of integrity and ethics.

We believe that providing ongoing education to our residential managers results in greater satisfaction for our residents.

Each of our residential managers completes continuing education courses and training with IREM and Tri-County Apartment Association.  All Residential Managers must demonstrate experience at a prescribed level and adhere to our ethical standards.

 

OFFICERS' PROFILES

H. Terrence Blaine

Terry is currently Chairman of the Board of California Property Services, which he started in 1971 to provide management services to community associations. In 1984 the company redirected its focus to provide property and asset management services for investment properties.

Terry has been a CPM® since 1976 and was President of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of IREM in 1983. He was a member of IREM's national faculty and served on its Governing Council. He also served on the faculties of Community Associations Institute and California Association of Community Managers and authored several courses for those organizations. He is a credentialed instructor in real estate in the California Community Colleges. Terry was a housing commissioner for the city of Menlo Park and served as a rent mediator for two cities. He is a licensed general contractor, a licensed real estate broker and a member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. He is a graduate of Stanford University.

Gregory H. Blaine

Greg has been CEO of California Property Services since 1997. Previously he was vice president for Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate Services in Los Angeles and later he supervised property management operations in the Midwest and east for Glenborough Corporation. He has been a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) since 1986, is a member of the State Bar of California and is a graduate of Stanford University and USF School of Law.

Connie Blaine Ahern

Connie is the Chief Operating Officer for California Property Services. She has been with CPS since 1989. She is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), a licensed General Contractor and a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California. Connie's skills in operations and customer care are enhanced by having worked in hotel management for five years prior to joining CPS. Connie is a member of IREM, N.A.R., C.A.R., and Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. She is a graduate of Saint Mary's College.

Marge Blaine

Marge has been a CPM® since 1978 and served as President of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of IREM in 1991. She served on IREM's National Board of Trustees for two years. She was a member of the national faculties for both IREM and CAI. She was instrumental in establishing the education and certification program for the California Association of Community Managers. She authored two courses and served on CACM's Board of Directors and Executive Committee for five years. Marge was a housing commissioner for the city of Menlo Park. She is a licensed real estate broker and a member of the PenWest Board of Realtors. She is a graduate of Stanford University.