Wendy Budde, CPM®

Wendy serves as CFI’s Director of Real Estate Management; she leads the property management team to ensure best industry practices are being implemented and clients’ real estate goals are met and exceeded. Wendy joined CFI in 2017 as an Associate Property Manager. She immersed herself in the role and quickly developed her knowledge of commercial … Continued

Stephan Dirkes, CCIM®

Stephan started working with CFI in 2017 adding his experience from senior management roles with real estate operating companies with diversified portfolios of retail, industrial, office, and multifamily properties. Stephan has over 25 years’ experience in commercial real estate developing property-level strategies, qualifying & quantifying real estate investments, capital structuring, asset & property management, finance & … Continued

Susan Keenan

Susan joined the CFI team in 2011 and has more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry.  Currently, Susan provides property management services for a mixed portfolio of retail and office properties throughout San Diego.  She handles the day-to-day management of properties, including physical operations, tenant relations, construction coordination, and vendor … Continued

Quentin Lea

Quentin is a veteran property manager with over 18 years of experience managing office, retail, industrial, medical and residential properties. He has an established history of success enhancing property values by being a day-to-day property management specialist and having a keen ability to target available capital for best property investment and maximum return. He is … Continued

Giovanna Garcia, CPM®, ACoM

Giovanna has been a San Diegan since 2006 after concluding a long and fruitful career in the IT industry in Irvine California. Thereafter she, along with her husband and son, moved to North County. Once there she invested seven years in the hospitality business honing the skills of customer service and communications. As a self-proclaimed … Continued

Michelle Burns

Michelle joined CFI in the Fall of 2012 as an Executive Assistant. She has since been promoted to assist the property management team, as well as manage the Net Leased Management ™ portfolio. Prior to CFI she was a Community Manager for nearly seven years, during which time she obtained and kept current her certification … Continued

Margo Dixon

Margo comes to CFI with experience in commercial property management since 2013. She got her start in Mission Valley, assisting with retail, office and industrial space. Prior to joining CFI, Margo worked at Seaport Village in downtown San Diego. Margo is currently studying for her real estate license and recently join IREM. Margo’s father is … Continued