H.G. Fenton Company Receives Record 34 Mark of Excellence Awards


The Southern California Rental Housing Association has awarded H.G. Fenton Company a company record 34 Mark of Excellence Awards in its 2019 awards cycle. The Mark of Excellence Awards honor outstanding achievement in the San Diego County rental housing industry. First place awards included Rental Community of the Year nods for Solana Highlands, Bella Del Mar, and Creek View, and Manager of the Year recognition for Allyse Windham (Urbana), Chelsey Moch (Aquatera), Tony Giroux (Portofino) and Olivia Connolly (BLVD North Park).

H.G. Fenton Company properties dominated the Rental Community of the Year list with Creek View taking first place and River Front taking second place in the 101-300 unit category. Mission Valley properties Club River Run and Portofino took second and third place respectively in the 300+ unit category. Urbana and Vici received second and third place in the 1-100 unit category. Vici Luxury Rentals, which opened in 2018, is part of the landmark Piazza della Famiglia development which has received several prominent accolades in the year since its dedication.

H.G. Fenton Company’s property managers, leasing managers, and maintenance professionals also received recognition for excellence including first place recognitions for Property Manager of the Year, Multi-Site Manager of the Year, Assistant Manager of the Year, Leasing Professional of the Year, Maintenance Supervisor of the Year, Maintenance/Make Ready Technician of the Year, and Porter/Housekeeper of the Year.

“Earning 34 Mark of Excellence Awards out of the 52 categories is a testament to the dedication of our H.G. Fenton Company team members and their commitment to our customers and the quality of their experience with us,” said Alex Winborn, Vice President, Residential Operations for H.G. Fenton Company. “From Maintenance Technicians, to Leasing Professionals and Property Managers, the whole team contributes to our Purpose of creating lifestyle opportunities where residents live well throughout our H.G. Fenton Company residences.”

The 2019 Mark of Excellence Awards honoring H.G. Fenton apartment communities and team members included:

Rental Community of the Year

  • Urbana [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Vici [3rd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Creek View [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • River Front [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Club River Run [2nd Place (301+ units)]
  • Portofino [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Rental Community of the Year 35+ Years

  • Bella Del Mar & Solana Highlands [1st Place – tie]

Property Manager of the Year

  • Allyse Windham [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Chelsey Moch [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Candace Hollinbeck [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Tony Giroux [1st Place (300+ units)]

Multi-Site Manager of the Year      

  • Olivia Connolly [1st Place]

Assistant Manager of the Year

  • Dexter Gareau [1st Place (1-250 units)]
  • Kelsey Triestram-Laury [2nd Place (1-250 units)]
  • Michelle Van Rooyen [3rd Place (1-250 units)]
  • Jose Soto [1st Place (251+ units)]
  • Patrick Dixon [2nd Place (251+ units)]
  • Jeremy Moore [3rd Place (251+ units)]

Leasing Professional of the Year

  • Jordan Traynor [1st Place]
  • Makenna Kovach [2nd Place]
  • Melanie Aikin [3rd Place]

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

  • Francisco Tapia [1st Place (1-250 units)]
  • Adrian Martinez [2nd Place (1-250 units)]
  • Chris Durrett [3rd Place (1-250 units)]
  • Antonio Quintero [2nd Place (251+ units)]

Maintenance/Make Ready Technician of the Year

  • Ezequiel Herrera [1st Place (1-250 units)]
  • Gustavo Orihuela [2nd Place (1-250 unit)]
  • Derek Whiting [3rd Place (1-250 units)]
  • Ricardo Ledgard & Ulises Robles [2nd Place – tie (251+ units)]
  • Felipe Estrada [3rd Place (251+ units)]

Porter/Housekeeper of the Year

  • Ricardo Cervantes [1st Place]
  • John Robinson [2nd Place]

The San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA) is a non-profit 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 County.