David Buurma, President
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David is the President of the Property Management Division of Compass with leadership responsibilities for all aspects of the company including business development, acquisitions, strategy, operations and client relations. David began his 30+ year real-estate career in property management and at one time managed a large and varied portfolio of multi-family and commercial properties across the North Bay. Trained as a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Commercial Investment Member, in time Dave leveraged his financial training and moved into syndications and then commercial brokerage focusing on investment property sales. In 2010 in order to better serve the needs of his many loyal clients, Dave and his wife Laurie started Sierra Property Services, a north-Bay property management company, which in time was merged into Pacific Union Property Management and later Compass. David’s focus is on growing a team of seasoned professionals with a reputation for providing excellent management services across the greater Bay Area.
Jen Heffner, Director of Operations
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Jen brings to Compass Property Management a knowledge of business strategy and multi-media marketing, which is valuable in today’s increasingly technological market. However, personal connections are a cornerstone in working with both property owners and real estate agents and Jen understands how technology and multi-faceted web-based interactions can be implemented to help clients and Compass build relationships and grow business effectively. Additionally, having an impeccable eye for aesthetic and an unparalled attention to detail has proven to be an invaluable asset for offering the highest level of service in an industry so heavily weighted on visuals. Jen’s tenacity and zeal carry over from her personal to professional life. As an avid marathon runner she shares her enthusiasm, determination and intense focus with every aspect of Compass.
Jessica Buurma, Vice President Property Management/HOA, CCAM
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Jessica Buurma is a third-generation real estate property manager. Jessica worked her way through college as a broker’s assistant in one of the largest commercial real estate firms in the nation. After her graduation from Dordt College with a degree in Business Marketing, she founded, along with her parents, Sierra Property Services, a North Bay Property Management firm. Jessica ran that operation and expanded it to include offices in Napa and Elk Grove. Because of her diverse background, Jessica is widely experienced in commercial property management, HOA management, lease analysis and CAM reconciliation. In 2014 she merged Sierra Property Services with Pacific Union Property Management which later became Compass, where she oversees the management of properties in the North Bay. Her diverse experience, fresh perspective and enthusiasm will help to ensure that your investment property receives the highest-quality professional care.
Susan Lucas, Vice President San Francisco
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Susan is responsible for many aspects of the San Francisco office including business development, leasing, property management and client relations. Susan has had a long career in real estate in the Bay Area and has worked in several different aspects of the real estate industry, giving her a unique perspective when working with clients. Susan's goal is to position Compass Property Management as the go-to property management company for all of your HOA, leasing and property management needs.