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Sam Spinello

Founder/Owner – Lic. #01158773

Educational Background
University of San Diego – San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts - Business and International Relations

Principle Career Highlights
Founder of the Spinello family of companies:
1997 – Spinello Commercial Real Estate, Inc.
1998 – Spinello Services, Inc.
1999 – Spinello Properties, Inc.
2000 – Spinello Property Management, Inc.

Historical Overview
Since 1993, Sam has specialized in leasing commercial properties in the Coachella Valley.

In 1997 Sam established his own leasing and brokerage firm, Spinello Commercial Real Estate, Inc. and currently maintains an inventory of approximately 3,000,000 square feet under exclusive leasing contract.

In 1998, Sam established Spinello Services, Inc. to aid clients with entitlement issues related to the development of commercial properties. This company has aided in the successful construction of over 1,000,000 square feet of commercial buildings in the Coachella Valley.

Sam established Spinello Properties, Inc. in 1999 which own 225,000 square feet of commercial buildings located in the Coachella Valley.

In 2000, Sam established a full service property management firm by the name of Spinello Property Management, Inc. This company recently doubled in size in 2009 and now holds an inventory of approximately 2,000,000 square feet under exclusive full service management contracts.

Philanthropic and Civic Organization Activities

Sam serves on the Board of Directors for Western Community Bancshares which conducts business as a bank holding company that owns and operates Frontier Bank fsb., dba El Paseo Bank and dba Great Western (a mortgage company).

Diane Sampson

Office Manager / Lease Administrator – Lic. #01507324

Educational Background
Iowa Central Community College - Fort Dodge, IA
Associate of Arts – General Studies

Principle Career Highlights
Diane has been with the Spinello Companies for 7 years.  Prior to becoming involved in commercial real estate and property management Diane owned and operated her own commercial travel agency for eight years.  Diane also holds a California real estate license.

Philanthropic and Civic Organization Activities

Judea Gicaraya

Property Coordinator

Educational Background
Centro Escolar University – Manila, Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Commerce – Marketing

Principle Career Highlights
Judea has 6 years of combined developer and property management working experience.  She worked as Personnel Officer with DDC Land Inc for 4 years.  Later, she joined McLean Company Rentals as Leasing Assistant which enhanced her property management skills. Judea has been with Spinello Property Management Inc since November 2010.

Sheila Erger

Principle Career Highlights
Sheila has been with Spinello Property Management since 2015. Her previous professional experience was in real estate and various accounting firms nationwhite. She holds a BS in Finance and Accounting from University of Minnesota.

Johna Freeman

Principle Career Highlights
Johna Freeman has both residential and commercial property management experience. She is a San Diego native and a graduate of University of La Verne.