Michael J. Paskin President & CEO
Since 1999, Michael has been investing, managing, and developing real estate. He is a seasoned real estate professional that brings a deep analytical and operational expertise to The Paskin Group.
At the age of 19, Michael sold an internet company he founded while attending the University of California, Santa Barbara and used the proceeds to purchase his first real estate investment. By 2006, Michael had founded The Paskin Group and has since grown the company’s investment and management portfolio to approximately 1.5 million square feet of space and works alongside his team of nearly 35 real estate professionals spread throughout his California and Texas offices.
With assets throughout the continental US and Hawaii, Michael has been involved in more than 200 transactions in his career, valued at over $400M.
As President & CEO, Michael is focused on the company’s growth, investment strategy, and philanthropic involvement.
Previously, Michael helped represent a Fortune 500 company in lease transactions spread throughout the country. Later, he served as a commercial real estate broker for a top-performing investment sales and leasing team where he specialized in office leasing and sales.
Michael adamantly believes that every business has both professional and community responsibilities. He is a fervent supporter of several Santa Barbara-based non-profits, including theGSF.org, Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP), The Junior League of Santa Barbara, Casa Esperanza Homeless Center, Heal the Ocean, the Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, and serves as a mission pilot for Angel Flight West.
In addition to his role within The Paskin Group, Michael enjoys spending time with his wife and children, is an Ironman triathlete, seven-time marathoner, and an FAA licensed private pilot. He is an active member of the Santa Barbara chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), has been honored as a 40 under 40 business leader in Santa Barbara and has earned the distinguished Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation.
David A. Boire Director of Acquisitions & Asset Management
With over 12 years of real estate experience, David Boire is
responsible for overseeing acquisition underwriting, due diligence,
financing, dispositions, and asset management of the The Paskin Group’s Real Estate portfolio.
David began his career in 2004 where he gained 8 years of experience in all aspects of multifamily real estate investment and management with a well-respected firm with over $1 billion in assets. In his career, he has been involved in the underwriting, due diligence, financing and closing of over $425M in purchases and over $200M in sales transactions. He has been a lead member of the management teams which added value to more than 70 multifamily and commercial properties valued over $1.4 billion. His experience in acquisitions, debt and equity financing, investor relations, property and asset management contributes to a well-rounded perspective on real estate ownership.
In 2013, The Paskin Group welcomed David to our team and has since played an integral role in over $100M in transactions.
He is a native of Santa Barbara and graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara with degrees in Business Economics with emphasis in Accounting and Environmental Studies. In his free time he enjoys surfing, competing in triathlons and supporting local charities through The Paskin Group.
Angela Ohlinger Regional Property Manager
Angela joined The Paskin Group in 2014 and currently oversees the multi-family portfolio. Angela is an experienced real estate professional and has over 18 years of property management experience including managing apartment assets in multiple markets and demonstrating exceptional leadership to her team. Her main focus is creating positive financial growth and increasing property valuations while creating a positive team environment that embodies The Paskin Group’s core Values.
In her free time she enjoys working out, being outdoors, and watching sports.
Jennifer Reyes Assistant Regional Manager
Jennifer began her career in property management in 2002 starting as an assistant manager and working her way to property manager before joining the Paskin Group in October of 2012. Her 13 years of experience has included the management of affordable/tax credit, active adult senior living and conventional assets. Her focus is supporting the on site teams and managing daily site operations with a hands on, team approach.
Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities and watching her kids play sports.
Whitney M. ArmentroutManager of Operations
Born and raised in Orange County, Whitney moved to Santa Barbara to study Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. While attending the university and after graduation she worked at Tropicana Student Living. She began as a Resident Assistant and over the course of three years, at Tropicana, Whitney promoted to Director of Residence Life where she was responsible for overseeing two privately owned residence halls and one apartment complex. After, she transferred to Meridian Group Real Estate Management, Inc., a fee based property management company, as an Executive Assistant to the president and began gaining experience in property management.
Whitney joined The Paskin Group as the Manager of Operations in November of 2013 and is responsible for the smooth and efficient operations of the company’s California and Texas offices. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the beach, reading, and spending time with her husband. Whitney also has her Real Estate License.
Antonette K. Renteria Senior Accounting Associate
Antonette joined The Paskin Group as an Accounting Associate in October 2013, bringing with her seven years of bookkeeping experience. Antonette oversees and handles all accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and reporting for The Paskin Group’s portfolio of properties. Her main focus is to streamline the accounting process and implement more efficient procedures that will support the company’s continued growth.
A native Santa Barbarian, Antonette has recently returned to school to complete her accounting degree and obtain her CPA license. In her free time, Antonette enjoys supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with her family.
Katherine A. Serdio Executive Assistant
In 2011, Katherine Serdio began her career where she gained experience in many aspects of real estate investment and management. She has maintained high performance standards within a diverse range of administrative functions. Her primary role at the Paskin Group is to support the President & CEO with day-to-day operations and provide general administrative and organization responsibilities for the team.
Katherine attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where she studied Sociology and Education and played goalkeeper on the women’s Division 1 Soccer Team. In her free time, she likes to volunteer coach at UCSB, hike, and enjoy the various different foods Santa Barbara has to offer.