CREF Board Member
President, Casavida, AMO
Renee is President of Casavida, a boutique multifamily management company that manages approximately 30 apartment communities in San Diego County. She is responsible for the risk management, strategic direction, and overall operation of the firm. In addition, she serves as an Asset Manager at CFI, Inc., a commercial management company which manages 3.5 million square feet of retail, office and industrial space.
Renee has been actively involved in the property management industry and has more than 30 years of experience. She is a currently the Secretary/Treasurer of IREM International and serves on the Board of Directors for the Southern California Rental Housing Association. Renee is a past president of IREM San Diego and IREM has honored her with the CPM of the Year (2006), the Presidential Achievement Award (2009), and the Exceptional Contribution Award (2014) and officially recognized her as a “Woman Changing the World of Real Estate Management” in 2013. Renee is also a Past President of the San Diego County Apartment Association and was honored with the President’s Award (1999) and Industry Achievement Award (2007). In 2019 Renee was the Gold winner of the Woman of Influence award for Property Management by GlobeSt.com.