Distinct 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.

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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 nearly 10 million dollars. She successfully implemented new business processes that resulted in a revenue increase of 22% while overseeing administrative, accounting, and maintenance staff.

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Stacy Austin moved to Santa Cruz in 2001 to start a family in the beautiful redwoods. She spent the next eight years raising her two sons, volunteering as the Treasurer for the Happy Valley School Parent Club, working part-time as a Real Estate Appraiser and then working as a Construction Cost Accountant for Brooks Properties.

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Katie Armintrout joined the Distinct team in 2018 with three years of prior Association Management experience.  She and her management team successfully managed a portfolio of 22 Associations with over a whopping 1,000 homeowners. She brings to Distinct a love for community management, management-owner relationships and a passion for efficiency and streamlined processes.

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Kristi Blewis 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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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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Rahni Jensen is a Santa Cruz native and graduated with Honors from California State University of Monterey Bay with a bachelors in Human Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Media Studies...

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