HomeUnion, an Irvine, California-based online real estate investment firm, has announced the hiring of property investment management expert Julie Manthey as senior director of asset management.
Manthey, who is a Certified Property Manager (CPM), has more than 25 years of experience and expertise in investor relations, sales, acquisitions, disposition, receiverships, property repositioning, fund management, and marketing in the residential single-family and multi-family segments. HomeUnion specializes in single-family rental properties for individual investors.
In her position with HomeUnion, Manthey will work to maintain the consistent quality of asset management services in all of the company's markets. She will be responsible for the quality of property management so as to maximumize return on investment for investors. She will be monitoring property managers' performance based on tenant relations, financial performance, and communications with investors. She will report to CP Pal, HomeUnion's chief financial officer.
"Investors count on us to help them select the right SFR properties and manage their properties to make these investments meet and exceed their desired returns," Pal said. "Julie’s asset management experience will help ensure that HomeUnion maximizes our investors return on investment while delivering the hassle-free investment experience that our clients expect from us. At the same time, her skills will enable us to set up the property management infrastructure in new markets, as we expand our coverage."
Prior to joining HomeUnion, Manthey served as VP of operations at the Western National Group, where she was managed more than 18,000 units. She has also held senior positions with Irving Company and Home Properties of New York, which covered multiple markets in many states. Manthey has served as a board member for the Institute of Real Estate Management in both California and Michigan for seven years, and she is also a member of NARPM and the Commercial Investment Institute. She is currently working to obtain her Commercial Investment Management certification.