H.G. Fenton Company Celebrates Customer Experience with 24 Mark of Excellence Awards


H.G. Fenton Company was honored with 24 Mark of Excellence Awards by the Southern California Rental Housing Association (SCRHA) at its annual awards ceremony held at Sycuan Casino Resort on December 1, 2023. The Mark of Excellence Awards celebrate outstanding achievement in the Southern California rental housing industry, recognizing exceptional communities and individuals demonstrating collaboration, innovation, and quality customer experiences in the region.

H.G. Fenton received awards across seven categories, showcasing its ongoing commitment to excellence in service and innovation. Special highlights include Property of the Year honors for TRU Bankers Hill, Urbana, and Vici, sweeping the 1–100-unit category. Portofino was recognized as Property of the Year in the 301+ unit category, and Aquatera was the first runner-up in the 101–300-unit category.

H.G. Fenton team members received individual honors in six categories, with Lauryn Farris and Andii Gutsch winning Assistant Property Manager of the Year, and Alicia Banister winning Multi-Site Manager of the Year.

Delmar Calderon-Garcia won Porter of the Year (1-300 units), with his peers Maria Avita and Jesus Martinez placing 2nd and 3rd, respectively, within the same category. Additionally, Guillermo Lugo (2nd, 301+ units), was also celebrated, earning the distinguished title of Porter of the Year.

Recognition of the H.G. Fenton team continued with Maintenance Supervisor of the Year awards for Benito Teran (3rd, 1-300 units) and Omar Arzate (3rd, 301+ units). Maintenance Technician of the Year accolades also went to Gregory Miller [2nd Place (1-300 units), and Priscilla Manriquez (3rd, 301+ units). In the Assistant Property Manager of the Year category, team members secured five of the nine possible awards, including Zoe Poissot (2nd, 1-100 units), Taylor Hoth (2nd, 101-300 units), and Amanda King-Odom (3rd, 301+ units).

“We’re honored to receive 24 Mark of Excellence Awards from SCRHA highlighting our commitment to our customers, excellence in service, and innovation,” said Alex Winborn, Vice President of Residential Asset Management. “This recognition is a testament to our talented team at H.G. Fenton, and we’re proud to have their work acknowledged by peers in the Southern California rental housing industry.”

The 2023 Mark of Excellence Awards honoring H.G. Fenton Company communities and team members included:

Property of the Year:

  • TRU Bankers Hill [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Portofino [1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Urbana [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Aquatera [2nd Place (101-301 units)]
  • Vici [3rd Place (1-100 units)]

Leasing Professional of the Year:

  • Cody Kirk [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Julian McKerley (1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Gabriel Hernandez (3rd Place (101-300 units)]

Assistant Property Manager of the Year:

  • Lauryn Farris [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Zoe Poissot [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Taylor Hoth [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Andii Gutsch [1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Amanda King Odom [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Maintenance Tech of the Year:

  • Gregory Miller [2nd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Priscilla Manriquez [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Porter of the Year:

  • Delmar Calderon-Garica [1st Place (1-300 units)]
  • Maria Avitia [2nd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Guillermo Lugo [2nd Place (301+ units)]
  • Jesus Martinez [3rd Place (1-300 units)]

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year:

  • Beni Teran [3rd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Omar Arzate [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Multi-site Manager of the Year:

  • Alicia Banister [1st Place (1-300 units)]
  • Kalani Brinkoetter [3rd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Katarina Schmidt [2nd Place (301+ units)]


The Southern California Rental Housing Association (SCRHA) is a nonprofit organization serving the needs of individuals and companies who own, manage, or provide services and products to more than 150,000 rental housing units in San Diego, Imperial, and southern Riverside counties.