Structure Property Management Group, Inc. (Structure PMG) was founded by Eric Kramer in February 2009. Eric is responsible for all activity, operations and strategy at Structure PMG including ensuring that Structure PMG’s Team Members are professionally completing their functions and responsibilities. Eric is also responsible for all of Structure PMG’s real estate investment activity, including managing relationships with investors and lenders. Eric’s leadership of Structure PMG puts him at the forefront of trends and issues in property management, market conditions and real estate investment.
Prior to forming Structure PMG, Eric was Vice President, Senior Development Manager for Essex Property Trust, a multifamily REIT. During his nine year tenure with Essex, Eric was directly involved with all aspects of real estate investment and development at Essex for over 1,250 units, that combined with Eric’s other responsibilities represents a real estate portfolio valued at over one billion dollars. Prior to joining Essex, Eric was a successful commercial real estate broker at Grubb & Ellis Company and Sperry Van Ness Investment Real Estate.
Eric received his Bachelor of Science in Regional Development from University of Arizona (1991), a Certificate in Construction Management from UCLA (2002), and an MBA from University of Redlands (2004). Eric is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a Certified Property Manager (CPM®) from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).
Lise runs Structure PMG’s main office and is responsible for revenue management, accounts payable and accounts receivable. Lise ensures that there is compliance with established policies and procedures through the entire portfolio. Lise implements procedures and systems within company guidelines to ensure orderly efficient workflow. In addition, Lise has responsibilities for producing the comprehensive reports of property activity that Structure PMG provides to its clients and investors.
Lise has had over thirty years of real experience prior to joining Structure PMG. Lise has worked for such industry leaders as Donahue Schriber where she was a Corporate Accountant for multiple properties, The Rouse Company where she was a Mall Accountant of Fashion Island and The Irvine Company where she was a Staff Accountant at multiple properties.
Michael is responsible for managing an assigned portfolio of residential communities in order to maximize net operating income while maintaining and enhancing those assets. Michael ensures that property management plans are being executed, including creating and managing to annual property budgets. Michael is responsible for achieving occupancy goals including utilizing marketing strategies to secure prospective residents. Michael also develops and implement resident retention programs. Michael ensures proper response and handling of all tenant and building issues.
Karla has responsibility for day to day property operations, overseeing and enhancing the value of a number of Structure PMG’s assets under management. Karla plays a lead role in making sure that business plans are executed and budgets are maintained. Karla regularly evaluates market conditions and comparable properties, and through that, determines rent rates and times for adjustment at Structure PMG’s properties.
Jose plays a lead role in the maintenance of Structure PMG’s assets under management. Jose monitors and maintains building systems and troubleshoots, diagnoses and solves maintenance issues. Jose supervises vendors and contractors doing work onsite and assures adherence to specifications as well as observance of safety regulations and best practices. Jose makes recommendations for physical repairs and replacements. Jose monitors status and coordination of preparation of vacant apartments for rentals including determining standards for replacement of carpets, flooring, appliance and other major items. Jose schedules and completes preventative maintenance programs.
Elias has a daily presence on site going from property to property and making sure that tenant and maintenance issues are being addressed and occupancy is being maximized. Elias has responsibilities for maximizing curb appeal procedures such as lawn care, parking lot appearance, cleanliness, building appearance, signage and office appearance. Elias conducts regular inspections of the interior and exterior of Structure PMG’s assets under management. In addition to Elias’ extensive property management skills and experience, that have been developed over thirty-five years of working in property management, Elias serves as an ambassador to the Spanish speaking community, communicating with perspective and existing residents who speak Spanish only.