The San Diego County Apartment Association honored H.G. Fenton Company’s apartment rental communities and team members with 22 awards during its 2018 Mark of Excellence Awards event on Nov. 2. The Mark of Excellence Awards honor outstanding achievement in the San Diego County rental housing industry. The recognitions come on the heels of two other major recognitions for the company within just a few weeks, as their Piazza della Famiglia development received Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Alonzo Award in the “Create the Vibe” category and Circulate San Diego’s Momentum Award in the “Healthy Communities” category in late October.
Urbana, in East Village, took the first-place award for Rental Community of the Year with 11-100 unitsfor the second year in a row, and was joined by Evening Creek & Scripps Landing which received the first-place honor in the 101-300-unitcategory. Properties Solana Highlands, in Solana Beach, and Tierrasanta Ridge, in Tierrasanta, took second and third-place respectively in the Property of the Year 35 years and oldercategory, marking the second year in a row these two properties received Mark of Excellence recognition.
Additional awards were presented to 18 H.G. Fenton Company residential property management employees including first place recognitions for Property Manager of the Year, Multi-Site Manager of the Year, Assistant Manager of the Year, Leasing Professional of the Year and Porter/Custodian of the Year.
“Every day, we see how dedicated our team is to our resident’s experience and to the quality of our properties they call home,” said Carroll Whaler, Executive Vice-President, Residential Asset Management for H.G. Fenton. “We’re honored to have our peers in the industry recognize H.G. Fenton for providing San Diegans with outstanding customer service and communities where residents live well and employees flourish.”
The 2018 Mark of Excellence Awards honoring H.G. Fenton apartment communities and team members included:
Rental Community of the Year
Urbana, 1st Place (11-100 units)
Evening Creek & Scripps Landing, 1st Place (101-300units)
Property of the Year 35+
Solana Highlands, 2nd Place
Tierrasanta Ridge, 3rd Place
Property Manager of the Year
Carlos Rebollar, 1st Place (101-300 units)
Kimberly Brown, 1st Place (301+ units)
Tina Chapman-Wright, 2nd Place (101-300 units)
Tony Giroux, 3rd Place (301+ units)
Multi-Site Manager of the Year
Chris Ramirez, 1st Place
Olivia Connolly, 3rd Place
Assistant Manager of the Year
Jason Tow, 1st Place (251+ units)
Jose Soto, 3rd Place (251+ units)
Leasing Professional of the Year
Tyler Wenzel, 1st Place (1-250 units)
Jacqui Casaletto, 1st Place (251+ units)
Michelle VanRooyen, 2nd Place (1-250 units)
Maintenance Supervisor of the Year
Omar Arzate, 2nd Place (251+ units)
Adrian Martinez, 3rd Place (1-250 units)
Maintenance/Make Ready Technician
Gamaliel Rendon, 2nd Place (1-250 units)
Abel de la Torre, 3rd Place (1-250 units)
Porter/Custodian of the Year
Taylor Knight, 1st Place
Guillermo Sarinana, 2nd Place
John Robinson, 3rd Place
The Mark of Excellence awards are an important indication of H.G. Fenton’s quality and leadership in the rental apartment industry. The company also participates in national surveys and programs to gauge its residents’ satisfaction. For instance, it has been honored for 16 years in a row with a National Resident Satisfaction Award from SatisFacts reflecting its residents’ high level of satisfaction, and in independent online reputation assessments, the company’s apartment communities consistently achieve ratings that far exceed the company’s closest competitors in the San Diego market.
The San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA) is a non-profit organization serving the needs of individuals and companies who own, manage, or provide services and products to more than 150,000 rental housing units in San Diego County.