Julius Paeske, Jr. CCIM, CPM®

Julius joined CFI in 1973 and acquired ownership of CFI in 1977. He has since led the company to become one of San Diego’s most trusted commercial real estate firms. Overseeing the company’s operations, he has been involved in the ground-up development of numerous projects and continues to represent the original developers or subsequent owners. … Continued

Mike Paeske CCIM, CPM®

As CEO of CFI, Mike Paeske is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and performance of the firm. He leads a team of commercial real estate professionals in providing best-in-class Property and Asset Management, Trust Asset services and Net Leased Management solutions. His core focus is the expansion of business opportunities, service offerings, and client … Continued

Rich Lee, CCIM, CPM®

Rich Lee joined the firm in 2006 and currently serves as Senior Vice President and Director of Real Estate Management. Rich specializes in commercial/retail, industrial, office and multi-family projects. In his role as Asset Manager, Rich is versed in all aspects of real estate transactions including: due diligence, investment analysis, acquisition and disposition, lease negotiations, … Continued

Kathleen Schearing

Kathleen joined CFI in 2007 after eleven years as a Controller for a San Diego-based petroleum products distributor. She is responsible for overseeing all Accounting, Administrative, Human Resource, and Information Technologies functions for CFI. Kathleen’s parents, both Navy veterans, picked San Diego from their world travels as the place to raise their family. She attended … Continued