Management, Real Estate Sales
REALTOR (R), FOUNDER/CEO
Benjamin is the Company’s founder and a licensed Real Estate Broker. He works with owners transitioning into professional property management, buying and selling residential and commercial properties, and advising on best practices for successful property management. Benjamin is the longest serving Rent Board Commissioner, serving over 12 years. This experience is invaluable in helping clients navigate and comply with the myriad rent, habitability, and eviction control ordinances and laws. He is a significant sponsor and long-serving board member of Spectrum Community Services, which provides senior meals, fall prevention classes & home weatherization and energy efficiency programs so seniors can stay in their homes with dignity. Benjamin is originally from Rochester, Minnesota, and a double major graduate of U.C. Berkeley.
Cal DRE #01838889
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
William brings with him more than a decade of real estate law litigation and transaction experience as a California licensed attorney* as well as experience in the financial services industry. As COO, William works with owners, the entire Advent team, and outside counsel to ensure that risks are minimized and returns are optimized. William is also responsible for educating owners and members of the real estate community on developments in state and local law affecting residential rental properties.
William is a proud parent of a Pomeranian named Shelby who sometimes accompanies him to work.
*William is not acting as anyone's attorney and cannot give legal advice in his capacity as COO.
Cal DRE #02125709
REALTOR (R), CCRM, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Darryl is a licensed Broker-Associate and the lead Realtor at Advent Properties, Inc. Additionally, Darryl is responsible for consulting and onboarding all new residential and commercial property management clients. As the lead Realtor, Darryl works with his team of agents, representing clients looking to purchase or sell their property.
Interested in Property Management or Real Estate services? Please contact Darryl for a Free Consultation.
Outside of work, Darryl serves as a mentor for iMentor working with underprivileged students. He is paired with a student in Oakland High School and will mentor this student for 3 years, helping guide them to a successful college experience.
Darryl was also recently unanimously voted in as a Board member for the non-profit group, First Place For Youth that assists youth transitioning out of the Foster Care system.
Your successful real estate, leasing, and management experience begins with Darryl, and the committed and experienced Advent Team. We are here to serve you with service beyond expectations.
Cal DRE #01919978
TEL: (510) 500-7531
PROPERTY MANAGER & LEASING AGENT, CCRM
With years of experience in the property management industry, Bless McCrary is Advent's go-to Property Manager and leader for the Sacramento Region. She brings powerful determination, a strong and positive mindset, and acute problem solving skills to everything she does.
TEL: (916) 701-7636
SR. PROPERTY MANAGER, CCRM
Kelly is a one-of-a-kind “Jill of all trades” here at Advent. Kelly, with William, manages the day to day in facilitating clerical property management needs. She handle all day to day operations and management of rental properties and communicates with owners and tenants on a daily basis.
JR PROPERTY MANAGER, CCRM
Brian has a strong dedication and passion for all tenants and owners with Advent Properties, Inc. He works alongside Kelly and together they assist William and the Advent team in the day-to-day operations and management of rental properties. Brian is also completely fluent in Spanish for all Spanish speaking clients.
ACCOUNTING & HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
Longson holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and oversees the overall collection of rental payments, concession deposits, monthly property payments, and is responsible for Owner account reporting. He is also fluent in Cantonese and conversant in Mandarin, and literate in Chinese.
Tammy provides accounting services for Advent Properties. She assists the accounting department in collection of rental payments, concession deposits, monthly property payments and assists in owner account reporting. Tammy also speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.
ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST, CCRM
Nha is an Accounting Specialist that assists Longson and Tammy in facilitating clerical accounting needs and billing procedures. She is also fluent in Vietnamese.
LEASING & REAL ESTATE AGENT, CCRM, CAPM
With all of the new listings coming to the market, Tyler brings energy and passion to lease your property and helps us turn potential tenants into happy residents! Tyler works on all leasing needs, from conducting viewings for prospective tenants to moving in new tenants.
Cal DRE #02178425
PROPERTY CARE MANAGER
Scott is responsible for vetting new vendors and negotiating with current vendors for the best price to handle your property's care. Scott also works with Donnell on assigning day-to-day maintenance tasks to our Property Care Technicians and preferred vendors.
PROPERTY CARE TECHNICIAN
Julio handles hundreds of maintenance requests and works with vendors on servicing requests.
JOSE ALONZO ESTRADA
PROPERTY CARE TECHNICIAN
Alonzo handles hundreds of maintenance requests and works with vendors on servicing requests.
PROPERTY CARE TURN SUPERVISOR
Elon works closely with in-house technicians, preferred vendors, and owners on the vacancy turn of their rental property. He prepares a list or necessary work, collects bids, and facilitates the work with vendors and the owner. His goal is to complete the work timely so your property gets back on the rental market 100% rent ready. This works not only helps to maintain your property but keeps your rental values as high as possible.
CHIEF MOTIVATION OFFICER / DIRECTOR OF NAPPING
Maverick is tasked with keeping the Advent Team happy and motivated. He provides snorts and cuddles when necessary and will help develop your napping etiquette. He is always down for a petting break, so come say Hi to Maverick next time you visit!
INTERN FOR RELAXATION AND PLAY
Mushu is new to the Property Management and Real Estate business but he takes his internship seriously. His goal is to help alleviate stress by providing play time and entertainment when he gets the "zoomies". He actively works with both Maverick and Sammy to fully learn the business and assist all staff and clients in relaxing. He loves a good petting or cuddle session, and you can tell he pays attention when you're speaking to him with his head twists. Come say hi to Mushu the newest addition to Team Advent!