Santa Cruz Property Management
About our team

We are the premier Santa Cruz Property Management company known for seamlessly integrating complete property management, excellent financial reporting and clear communication in the property management field in Santa Cruz County.

BRE 01513101, CMCA®, CCAM®

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Nora Brink graduated from the Free University of Berlin, Germany, with degrees in Communication, Law and Political Science in 2001. Upon relocating to San Francisco, she began her property management career at UMB Corp, the largest condominium owner in the City. At UMB, Nora managed 300 high-end live/work loft condos in six complexes with an annual rental income of $9,000,000. She successfully implemented new business processes that resulted in revenue increase of 22% while overseeing administrative, accounting, and maintenance staff.

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BRE 02024104, CCAM®

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Stacy Austin has 10 years of experience in financial management and property management. Before her work at Distinct, Stacy was the Fiscal Manager at the Walnut Avenue Women’s Center, a $2M non-profit organization, where she oversaw all aspects of the Center’s finances including the preparation of the annual budget and the monthly financial statements.

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BRE 02015327, CCAM®

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Kristi Blew graduated with honors from University of California, Santa Cruz with undergraduate degrees in Feminist Studies and Legal Studies in 2014. After spending a summer studying abroad in Argentina, Kristi joined the Distinct team in November of 2014. She has 5 years previous experience...

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Elizabeth was born and raised in Northern California. She has held a Real Estate license since 1998. She has over 19 years’ experience in Property Management and Accounting. Prior to coming to Distinct she was a Finance Manager for a landscaping company on the Central Coast.

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Native Northern Californian, Nathaniel Van Braun joined the Distinct Property Management Team in October 2017 as a Property Accountant. Prior to joining the Distinct Property Management team, Nathaniel worked as an AR Specialist for a construction company and a Junior Staff Accountant at a tax firm.

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Prior to joining the Distinct team as the Property Maintenance Manager, Kim Hogan, served in Property Management for Redtree Partners LP, of Santa Cruz for three years. Previous experience as Executive Director for the Santa Cruz County Builders’ Exchange for 11 years...

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