COVID-19: How the Southland’s Top Property Managers are Addressing and Thriving In the New Normal

Written by Apartment Management Magazine on . Posted in Blog, Webinar


LIVE Webcast: Thursday, June 11, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon PST

Hear from the Southland’s top property management experts about how they plan to address the new landscape of the rental housing industry post COVID-19. During this 1-hour online, interactive webinar, you will have an opportunity to ask your questions regarding what the future has in store for rental housing providers.

Planned Topics Include…

  • How COVID-19 has impacted operations and lessons learned
  • How business models have changed and are pivoting towards the future
  • Advice on how best to navigate these new waters of the “new normal”
  • How to use these experienes and lessons learned to succeed as we move beyond the pandemic
  • Impacts on leasing and vacancy rates
  • What lessons professional managers can bestow on smaller “mom and pop” owners
  • And much more – your questions submitted prior to and during the webinar will drive the discussion.

This informative webinar will also focus on questions submitted by you! After registering, you will have the opportunity to submit questions. Live Q&A will also be available during the webinar and we will do our best to consolidate and identify those questions that will benefit all attendees. This is another of many exclusive AAGLA webinars we are providing to help YOU during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. 


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 Michael FiorinaCEO, Total Commercial Real Estate, Inc.Michael Fiorina received his J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law and has over 35 years of in-depth transactional and operational real estate experience. He joined the original “Total Companies” in 1990 and as its Chief Executive Officer, he oversees the company’s entire real estate business. He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker, and is an Instructor at UCLA Extension for the School of Business, Management & Legal Programs.
Kyle ScottClient Relations Manager, Multifamily Division, LBPMKyle began his property management career over a decade ago as an onsite manager at a small multifamily building. Since then, he has managed large complexes, supervised portfolios of large multifamily properties, and ran the operations of a successful property management company based out of Glendale, CA. As the Client Relations Manager of the Business Development group at LBPM, he applies his years of property management experience to communicate the benefits of management to new and existing clients and oversees the growth and development of the organization. 
 Kristen Smith & Kelly StanawayCEOs, Fertig & Gordon CompaniesFertig & Gordon Companies is a property management and advisory company.  For 45 years, Fertig & Gordon has provided property management services to property owners in the Greater Los Angeles and Inland Empire region.  The company is headquartered in Arcadia, and its owners Kristen Smith and Kelly Stanaway are identical twins.  Kristen and Kelly are the daughters of one of the company’s founders, Peter Fertig.  The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has given these two professionals an instant PhD. in crisis management, as well as invaluable experience in tackling issues never previously experienced.
Matt Williams
Principal, Williams Real Estate AdvisorsMatt is the Principal of Williams Real Estate Advisors, Inc., a full-service property management company with approximately $150 Million of multifamily assets under management throughout Southern California.  Following years of real estate investment and mortgage banking experience, in 2012 he founded Williams Real Estate Advisors, Inc. which now manages 90 properties.


Daniel Yukelson
Executive Director, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA)Daniel Yukelson is currently the Executive Director, Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA).  As Certified Public Accountant, Yukelson began his career at Ernst & Young, the global accounting firm, and had served in senior financial roles principally as Chief Financial Officer for various public, private and start-up companies.