About ABL Properties

ABL Properties, Inc. is a boutique, customer first professional property management services company. ABL provides consistent quality communication with owners, provides increased cost efficiencies to the property, makes “smart” decisions regarding vacancies, evictions, repairs and capital expenditures, and provides real time access to key reports.

In addition to multi-family, ABL's experience reaches to commercial space as well. Understanding the difference between the commercial tenant and the residential tenant is challenging. ABL's team has worked in both spaces extensively and understands how to cater to each client's needs, proactively not reactively.

Our suite of technology based services will allow for seamless transition from the advertising of a unit through the deposit and on-going monthly collections. We will manage the entire process through our interconnected platforms, allowing for every unit to be accounted for and quickly turned over. Simply put, ABL will take your business to the cloud, offering you complete real time access to everything about your property from anywhere in the world.

Because of our boutique approach, our clients benefit by getting personalized, quality service that is beyond comparison.

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OUR STAFF
Joel Rubnitz
President

Joel Rubnitz has been involved in multi-family residential and commercial real estate for the past twenty years. For the last thirteen years, Joel has been President of ABL Properties, Inc. in which he oversees the day-to-day operations of 1100 apartment units (10 properties) and 250,000 square feet of commercial space. In addition to overseeing daily operations, his responsibilities include the acquisition and dispositions of properties, long-term financing, and fiscal management. He managed the sale and transition of five properties (1028 units) in 2007 to three institutional buyers. Joel started his career in construction management working in large scale project management for Barry Swenson Builders and Archstone Communities. In 2001, Joel joined KG Real Estate as a Sales/Leasing Associate and headed the project management for tenant improvements. While at KG, he also managed the development of a new multi-family development and one historical commercial renovation project. Joel has a BSBA from Chapman University and an MBA from the University of Oregon. In his "spare" time, Joel is a member of the Executive Committee as a trustee for the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley. Joel is a licensed real estate sales associate in the state of California.

Tom Anthony
VP of Business Development

Tom Anthony has been in commercial and multi-family construction for over 22 years. His work has included renovation and new construction of over 10 Million square feet in the Santa Clara Valley alone. He has worked as a CM, CFO and COO for construction companies and development companies throughout the region and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for CREW Silicon Valley. In addition, Tom is a member of the AIA and is a recognized speaker within commercial organizations throughout the nation. Tom started his career working for his family businesses, Classic Car Wash and Universal Sweeping Service, where he learned the value of working hard. Tom holds a BS, JD and a MBA, but finds his true passion for business in construction, where he thrives at project and relationship management. Tom is often called upon by peers in the construction industry for his input on all levels of new and renovation construction projects.

Annalissa Leonido
Director of Operations

Annalissa Leonido is a highly-motivated, results driven individual with over 20 years of property management experience. As the Director of Operations, she assists the President in overseeing the daily operations of the company and ensures that the business is well-coordinated and productive by managing its procedures and coaching its people. Annalissa started her career in property management as a leasing consultant working in a 256-unit community for Metric Properties in the early 1990's. Through her career in property management, she continues to forge and sustain relationships with key decision-makers to negotiate profitable contracts and secure long-term residential agreements; coordinate hiring, training, and ongoing professional development of property management staff; provide various measures for negotiating and organizing lease/rent agreements along with capital developments; guide property improvement projects, partnering with contractors, building owners, and investors to secure on-time deliverables while maintaining high occupancy rates, minimal turnover and renewal of long term leases; operate within monthly budget set by ownership group; plan and consult on building renewals; seek and assess bids; develop reports, administer budget, allocate resources and ensure operational compliance with industry and corporate standards. Annalissa is a licensed real estate agent in California and has been appointed to serve in 4 subcommittees of the California Apartment Association.

Sylvia Forsyth
Portfolio Manager

Sylvia Forsyth's background and training are extensively in property management and customer service in the last 17 years. As the Portfolio Manager, she assists in managing the operation of the properties and in the monitoring of company policies and procedures related to property management. Sylvia assists in recruitment, training, development, and supervision of Community Managers and shares responsibility for maintaining the physical asset and performance of assigned properties. She assists the Director of Operations and other supervisors with special projects, administrative tasks, and other related work. Sylvia started her career in property management as a leasing consultant for Woodmont Real Estate Services. She joined the ABL Team in 2016.

Margarita Garcia
Accounting

Margarita Garcia has been with ABL Properties, Inc. for 7 years. As the Accounting contact, she is responsible for documenting and reporting on the company operations related to cash flow and payroll. Primary among the cash flow elements are the periodic cash statements, banking transactions, headquarters petty cash and monitoring the various interest bearing accounts. Margarita also administers all payroll, consultant payments, employee benefits and related activities.

Anita Mariscal
Executive & Payroll Administrative Assistant

Anita Mariscal joined the ABL Team in the latter part of 2015. She is responsible for all facets of payroll; timekeeping (Paychex); miscellaneous front office, and financial reporting support and provides a wide variety of administrative and staff support services as needed. Anita's background is extensively in customer service and administrative help with focus in event planning. Her flexibility, project coordination experience, and her ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors make her a great team player.