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Company Mission

Company Mission

At Income Property Advisors, we measure our own success by the results we produce for clients. To this end, all our activities support our common goals: consistently placing the needs of our clients above all other concerns and meeting clients' needs with superior levels of expertise and service.


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Robert MacGuire
Founder & Principal

Founder and Principal of Income Property Advisors, Inc., Robert MacGuire has been involved in the management, marketing and sales of residential income and commercial properties in San Diego and Santa Barbara Counties since 1998. His specialty is multi-family and residential income properties and representing buyers and sellers in the purchase of these properties. Mr. MacGuire has become known for his fair and aggressive representation of his clients and this has earned him the respect and business of many established Real Estate investors in San Diego and Santa Barbra County. Income Property Advisors, Inc., currently manages approximately 500 million dollars’ worth of multi-family and residential income assets. Mr. MacGuire has been involved in numerous Real Estate transactions in San Diego and Santa Barbara County earning him top producer designations in multiple commercial Real Estate offices over his 25-year career as an Agent and Broker. Mr. MacGuire is a member of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), California Association of Realtors (CAR), the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and the San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA) He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of California. He attended the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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Tom Gelinas

Tom holds the position of Vice President of operations for Income Property Advisors. His responsibilities include but are not limited to pricing market rents using a combination of comparative market analysis as well as pattern pricing and best-unit type pricing for company properties within the IPA portfolio. He helps to expediate leasing by coordinating vendors on unit turns and performing regular checkups to monitor work to be completed to facilitate timely turns within the IPA property groups.

Tom is responsible for tenant selection approvals for leasing agents in the field, and lease generation at approval he coordinates tenant move ins and move outs and security deposit dispositions. Tom also supports accounting in monthly accounts payable and receivable.

Tom is a leader in his field and has played an important role of mentoring new employees on best practice methods, business development and tenant customer satisfaction using the Income Property Advisors systems and practices.

Tom has played an integral role in repositioning several multifamily assets Income Property Advisors has under management. He has directly collaborated with many investors on execution of sophisticated multifamily properties Value-add business plans. He has proven skills in executing all aspects of different business plans from construction management, property management and asset management to increase over NOI and operational efficiencies.

Case studies and notable achievements include:

942 Beech Street, San Diego CA, 92101; 2404 C Street, San Diego CA, 92102; 4100-4175 Adams Avenue, San Diego Ca, 92106; 4203 Louisiana Street, San Diego CA, 92104; 3135-3137 Boundary Street, San Diego CA, 92104.

Tom has worked for six (6) years as a Property Manager, he holds a Real Estate Salesperson license issued by California Department of Real Estate and is a candidate for The Institute of Real Estate Managements Certified Property Manager accreditation. He is a Graduate of The University of California Santa Cruz.

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Matthew Gelinas
Leasing Manager

Matthew is the first point of contact for anyone looking to lease an IPA property. Matthew is primarily in the field showing available units for rent, he also makes sure maintenance requests are completed thoroughly and in a timely manner. Matthew is committed to overall tenant satisfaction and driven to provide excellent service. Matthew has a background in B2B and B2C sales in software and wine industries. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in wine business strategies from Sonoma State University.

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Martin Ammerman
Chief Financial Officer

Martin is responsible for all accounting responsibilities for managed properties. He has over twenty years of accounting experience of which fifteen is commercial and residential real estate accounting. Martin’s career in accounting started with international accounting firm KPMG, then he followed on to a publicly traded REIT and a local owner developer. He brings a thorough understanding of real estate accounting and finance knowledge and experience. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from San Diego State University.

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Kevin Valenzuela
Director of Maintenance

Kevin Valenzuela stands as the driving force behind the seamless operation and impeccable condition of properties under the stewardship of Income Property Advisors. With a distinguished career in maintenance leadership, Kevin brings a wealth of experience and a passion for ensuring that every property not only meets but exceeds the highest standards of functionality and aesthetic appeal.

As the Maintenance Director at Income Property Advisors, Kevin is at the forefront of strategizing, implementing, and overseeing all aspects of property maintenance. His role extends beyond the traditional definition of maintenance, encompassing a comprehensive approach that prioritizes both tenant satisfaction and property value appreciation. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to excellence, Kevin orchestrates the daily activities of his maintenance team with precision. Whether it's routine inspections, preventative maintenance programs, or swift responses to unexpected issues, Kevin ensures that each property is a testament to quality and reliability.

A consummate team player, Kevin understands the significance of collaboration in achieving maintenance excellence. He fosters an environment of open communication and mutual support within his team, recognizing that the collective efforts of a well-coordinated group are paramount to success in the fast-paced world of property maintenance. Kevin's extensive experience in the field has honed his ability to anticipate challenges and implement proactive solutions. His strategic approach to maintenance not only minimizes downtime and disruptions but also contributes to the long-term durability and sustainability of the properties under his care.

Kevin Valenzuela's commitment to professional development is evident in his continuous pursuit of industry knowledge and advancements. He stays ahead of the curve, ensuring that Income Property Advisors benefits from the latest innovations and best practices in property maintenance. In the dynamic realm of property management, Kevin Valenzuela stands as a dedicated Maintenance Director, a team leader par excellence, and a custodian of excellence at Income Property Advisors. His unwavering commitment to maintaining and enhancing property values sets him apart, making him an invaluable asset to both his team and the clients served by Income Property Advisors