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Team

Our Team

Heather MacFarland

Heather MacFarland

Heather MacFarland is a seasoned real estate professional with 15 years of experience, specializing in property management and residential/commercial transactions. As a landlord and property owner, she prioritizes excellent tenant matching and property management to optimize returns on investment. Based in the East Bay, Heather enjoys outdoor activities with her husband and three dogs, exploring local parks and trail systems when not immersing herself in the diverse dining and cultural scene of the area.

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Erica Kerr

Erica Kerr

Erica Kerr is a highly skilled property management professional with over 13 years of expertise. Her leadership has driven operational excellence in startup ventures and established property management firms. With a strong track record, Erica excels in managing, leasing, and maintaining properties. Her achievements include overseeing rental portfolios of over 500 units and successfully orchestrating comprehensive rehab and renovation projects from inception to completion.

Amber Bruce

Amber Bruce

Amber Bruce is a San Francisco Bay Area native. She is a skilled Property and Project Manager with a strong background in managing complex projects. She has successfully overseen property management, renovation and development projects. In her previous role as a Project Manager at Acorn Analytics Inc., she was responsible for managing projects and client engagements, and ensuring the successful delivery of each statement of work. Amber has led teams and delivered profitable projects while maintaining strong client relationships. She has a proven track record in navigating project issues and identifying opportunities for improvement. Additionally, she has excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail. She lived on an LGBTQ commune in the Oregon forest and worked in honorable but low-paying jobs. After climbing the ranks at a start-up, Covid ignited her passion for medicine. She wants to help protect her community from vaccine distrust, and her journey is guided by the J.R.R. Tolkien poem, "Not all Who Wander are Lost."

Michelle Bey

Michelle Bey

Michelle Bey is a seasoned real estate professional with a proven track record of success. She brings a wealth of experience in the industry, having worked as a licensed realtor at Kees' Realty and as an assistant property manager at Madison Park. Currently, she is a real estate agent at Intero Real Estate Services. Michelle has also honed her customer support skills through her work at Modsy and Target. Her expertise includes negotiation, customer experience, time management, communication, budgeting, problem-solving, and customer support. Michelle's diverse background and skill set make her a valuable asset to any real estate transaction.

Kimberly Brewer

Kimberly Brewer

With over twenty years of Commercial Real Estate management under her belt, Kimberly Brewer is a licensed Real Estate agent in California and a Registered Property Administrator (RPA) with BOMI International. She has managed a diverse range of properties, from Class A to Industrial, up to 697,000 square feet across the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Nicole Macariola

Nicole Macariola

"With over a decade of experience in sales and five years in property management, Nicole Macariola is a skilled leasing agent. As a native of the Bay Area, she leverages her knowledge and expertise to provide unique insights and effective strategies for each market she serves. Nicole enjoys traveling, adventures with her son, and exploring new culinary experiences outside work."

Francesco Benvenuti

Francesco Benvenuti

Francesco Benvenuti, originally from Italy, embarked on his Bay Area real estate journey in 2004, swiftly becoming an experienced professional specializing in San Francisco's vibrant rental market. With notable roles at Skyline Realty, Trinity Management, and Mosser, Francesco excelled in marketing rentals, vetting tenants, and guiding clients through lease transactions. Transitioning into home sales, he showcased versatility in both buyer and seller representation. Francesco stands out for his dedicated, personalized, and professional service, always prioritizing client goals.

Casey McManus

Casey McManus

Casey McManus is an accomplished expert with expertise in corporate operations, facilities, and investments, focusing on multifamily real estate, commercial, and retail. Holding an MBA from CSU East Bay, Casey has successfully managed properties and teams for renowned companies such as Wood Partners, Irvine Company, and Madison Park. A certified residential manager, she is an active member of professional associations, garnering numerous awards for outstanding leadership.

Nicholas Bruce

Nicholas Bruce

Nicholas Bruce, an award-winning leader with two decades of real estate and construction project management expertise, is the founder of Ukiyo Property Management. As a former Vice President, Regional Manager, and Senior Area Director at Ardenbrook, Fuller Enterprises, and Waypoint Homes, Nicholas has effectively overseen diverse rental portfolios, managing over 1,600 multifamily units, 1,200 single-family homes, and 200,000 square feet of commercial space. With a CA Broker license and multiple designations like CCRM, CAM, and CPM Candidate, he excels in team leadership and cost-effective growth strategies.