H.G. Fenton Company Receives Record 38 Mark of Excellence Awards


Mark of Excellence Awards from the Southern California Rental Housing Association honor exceptional rental communities and professionals

SAN DIEGO, CALIF. DECEMBER 13, 2021 – The Southern California Rental Housing Association has awarded H.G. Fenton Company a company-record 38 Mark of Excellence Awards in its 2021 awards cycle. The Mark of Excellence Awards honor outstanding achievement in the Southern California rental housing industry, highlighting individuals and communities who deliver excellent customer experiences. First place awards included Rental Community of the Year nods for Urbana and Solterra, Multi-Site Manager of the Year recognition for Tony Giroux (managing Tierrasanta Ridge and overseeing Solterra and Scripps Landing), and Assistant Manager of the Year for Mia Bianchi (Vici).

H.G. Fenton Company’s Leasing Marketing Managers dominated the Leasing Professional of the Year list, earning first place awards at every community size: a customer-focused approach to leasing earned top honors for Meghann Cherzan (Vici; 1-100 units), Elizabeth Coyle (BLVD; 101-300 units) and Taylor Hoth (Portofino; 301+ units).

For keeping resident experience top of mind, H.G. Fenton Company’s maintenance professionals also received recognition with multiple first place awards in every category at their respective property sizes. Benito Teran (Solana Highlands) and Antonio Quintero (Vici) were named Maintenance Supervisor of the Year, Marco Rodriguez (Tierrasanta Ridge) and Saul Correa Vargas (Seagate) won Maintenance/Make Ready Technician of the Year, and John Robinson (Urbana) and Ricardo Cervantes (Portofino) received honors for Porter/Housekeeper of the Year.

“Earning 38 Mark of Excellence Awards is a testament to the dedication of our H.G. Fenton Company team members and their commitment to finding new and unique ways to serve our customers in what has been a challenging year for everyone,” said Alex Winborn, Vice President, Residential Asset Management 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 communities.”

The 2021 Mark of Excellence Awards honoring H.G. Fenton Company apartment communities and team members included:

Rental Community of the Year

  • Urbana [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Vici [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Bella Del Mar [3rd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Solterra [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Seagate [3rd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Club River Run [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Property Manager of the Year

  • Alicia Banister [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Katarina Schmidt [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Alexis Mott [3rd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Candace Hollinbeck [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Multi-Site Manager of the Year

  • Davis Newton [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Carlos Rebollar [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Tony Giroux [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Assistant Manager of the Year

  • Mia Bianchi [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Danny Cahill [3rd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Jose Soto [3rd Place (301+units)]

Leasing Professional of the Year

  • Meghann Cherzan [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Zoe Poissot [2nd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Elizabeth Coyle [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Cody Kirk [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Taylor Hoth [1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Aiana Barley [2nd Place (301+ units)]
  • Michael Rynders [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

  • Mario Arzate [3rd Place (1-100 units)]
  • Benito Teran [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Antonio Quintero [1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Omar Arzate [2nd Place (301+ units)]
  • Lee Young [3rd Place (301+ units)]

Maintenance/Make Ready Technician of the Year

  • Marco Rodriguez [1st Place (1-100 units)]
  • Saul Correa Vargas [1st Place (101-300 units)]
  • Jose L. Chavez [2nd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Javier Duarte [3rd Place (101-300 units)]
  • Juan Gilbert [2nd Place (301+ units)]

Porter/Housekeeper of the Year

  • John Robinson [1st Place (1-300 units)]
  • Andres Munoz [2nd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Erik Ramirez [3rd Place (1-300 units)]
  • Ricardo Cervantes [1st Place (301+ units)]
  • Guillermo Sarinana [2nd Place (301+ units)]

The Southern California Rental Housing Association (SCRHA) 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, Imperial and southern Riverside counties.