Senior Vice President of Property and Asset Management
California Real Estate Broker, License #00614146
Jay Kacirk, CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® EMERITUS (key no. 10303), is a Senior Vice President of Eugene Burger Management Corporation, AMO®. Prior to this position, he was the co-owner of Coastside Property Management, Inc., having acquired the firm in 1988. The portfolio of Coastside was mainly condominium homeowners' associations. At present, the portfolio of the Los Angeles office consists of affordable and market rate apartment communities. The San Diego area offices manage common interest developments and a rental trust, Jay is the officer in charge of these offices.
Jay is an active participant at the local and national level in the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), where he served as 1992 San Diego Chapter President. He was selected by the chapter as recipient of the "CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® of the Year" award for 1989. He is past chairman of the Ethics Committee for the local chapter, and is certified to instruct several national courses and seminars. These include "Successful Site Management", which has involved the training of over 500 residential managers.
Jay has also taught property management for the UCSD Extension in La Jolla and for the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). He served a two-year term as Regional Vice President of Region 11 (California and Hawaii) in 1998-1999. In this capacity he oversaw the activities of the 10 IREM chapters located in these 2 states. In 2000, Jay was awarded the Professional Achievement Award from IREM National.
As a past member of the Board of Directors of Resident Relations of California, a landlord-tenant mediation firm, Jay has been involved in a variety of programs to provide education and improve landlord-tenant relations in San Diego. In 1999, he was appointed by the Mayor of Poway to the Poway Housing Commission, where he served for 7 years as Housing Commissioner and Vice Chairman.
Jay is a former Director on the Boards of two non-profit foundations. He served as the president of the Bobby Jo Lewis Foundation, headquartered in San Diego and is a former Board member of the IREM Foundation, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Jay holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Computer Information Systems from National University. He resides in Novato, California.