Pete Kutzer is President of The Kutzer Company. Mr. Kutzer received a B.A. in Economics with High Honors from the University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Kutzer was formerly employed in the real estate investment banking group at Morgan Stanley & Co. in Los Angeles. Mr. Kutzer is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Urban Land Institute, serves on the Board of Directors of Muse/Ique, and as Vice President of the South Pasadena Preservation Foundation. Mr. Kutzer has held leadership positions on numerous boards and charitable organizations, including the Armory Center for the Arts, the Institutional Review Board of Huntington Memorial Hospital, Young & Healthy, and as President of the Board of Education of the South Pasadena Unified School District. He is also actively involved in youth athletics.
Emily Adams has run the accounting department at TKC since 2003, and is responsible for all aspects of financial management, reporting, and information technology. Ms. Adams received a BA degree from California Polytechnic University.
Christa Durfee has over 22 years’ experience as a Manager at TKC, and has overseen office, retail, and industrial management projects. Prior to coming to TKC, Ms. Durfee worked for The Cook-Holman Management Company, managing several properties in the Los Angeles area. Ms. Durfee received her degree in Speech Communications at California State University, Long Beach.
Alex Paredes has over 24 years’ experience as a Manager at TKC, and has worked on a variety of office, retail, and industrial projects, including assignments with sensitive historic buildings. Ms. Paredes received her B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Woodbury University. Ms. Paredes is also fluent in Spanish.
Claudia Rodriquez has over 23 years’ experience as a Manager at TKC, and has overseen office, retail, and industrial management projects. Ms. Rodriguez has worked primarily on high-quality office and retail projects, on behalf of individuals, private investment funds, and bank trust departments. Ms. Rodriguez is also fluent in Spanish.
Marilyn is a bookkeeper in the accounting department at TKC. She has been with the firm for 11 years, and formerly worked at Disney, and at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority. Ms. Yan is also fluent in Cantonese.
Linda Lam has been an Assistant Manager at TKC for four years. Ms. Lam has prior experience working for a property management company and assists with daily property operations and projects at TKC. Ms. Lam received her B.A. from California State University, Los Angeles. Ms. Lam is also fluent in Vietnamese.
Ellen Lee has been an Assistant Manager at TKC for three years. Ms. Lee previously worked as an executive assistant for an investment firm. Ms. Lee assists with daily property operations and projects. Ms. Lee received her B.A. from University of California, Riverside. Ms. Lee is also fluent in Korean.
Clarissa Gutierrez has been the Administrator at TKC since 2015. Ms. Gutierrez has held administrative positions in public relations and construction firms. Ms. Gutierrez manages daily office operations and projects for TKC. Ms. Gutierrez received her B.S. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Ms. Gutierrez is also fluent in Spanish.
Agnes Tang has been the Property Accountant at TKC since 2016. Ms. Tang held an accounting position for a distribution company prior to joining TKC. In her spare time, Ms. Tang volunteers to deliver meals to the homeless. Ms. Tang received her B.S. and Masters in Business Taxation from University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Ms. Tang is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Jodie Woo has been an Assistant Manager at TKC since 2018. Ms. Woo previously worked as a financial associate for Citibank. Ms. Woo assists with daily property operations and projects. Ms. Woo received her B.A. from California State University, Fullerton. Ms. Woo is also fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.