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Community Manager

Fresno, California, United States
January 31, 2019

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David S. Johnson

408-***-**** • • Walnut Creek, CA


Yardi, OneSite, Yield Star, Rent Cafe

Ledger Accounting/Book-keeping

Maximizing Property Profitability

Vendor + Expenditure Analysis

Fair Housing + CA Civil Code KNWL.

Financial Preparation/Reporting

Commercial/High-Rise/Lease Up

Project Scope/Change MGMT

Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, Skype

Conventional/Tax Credit Prop. MGT

Rent Optimization Market Analysis

Variance Budgetary Analysis

Collections/Court Proceedings

Eviction Escalation/3 Days TPOQ

Bilingual – Spanish fluency


Essex Property Trust, Ala. SC. Contra Costa County, CA May 2015 – Present

Dual-site Community Manager

Optimizing a cross-functional portfolio of 855 units, and a staff of 19 team-members

Engineering, preparing and reducing an annual financial budget ranging between $5-$8MM

Reduced delinquencies to a mere 1-3 % margin among 5 properties via collection(s) process in 2018

Accomplished 10-month – 98-100% avg. in tenant occupancy despite 10% perpetual rent increases in 2018

Collected upwards of $100,000 in collections via fair housing policies, follow-up, and court attendance

Goldrich Kest, Santa Clara County, CA February 2013 – February 2015

Multi-site Community Manager

Pioneered 2 residential properties equipped with a staff of 10 and a total of 400 Units

Achieved 98-99% occupancy within 2 months of hire, and a 10% variance in rent optimization for 7 quarters

Prepared, budgeted and reduced expenditures for a budget portfolio of $1-1.5 MM

Performed general accounting/book-keeping for 400 units, and served notices per Fair-Housing Laws

Recruited 10 new team-members leveraging bi-lingual abilities and talent acquisition experience in 2018

Google – Head Quarters, Palo Alto, CA March 2011 – February 2013 Project Manager, Staffing Services Operations (GPS)

Catapulted 5 Project Managers to deliver 100 quality new-hires on a MTM basis across 5 cross-functional teams

Prepared – Budgeted an annual $650-$800K expenditure budget for all recruiting, travel, onboarding expenses

Worked and partnered with 40 cross-functional team members i.e. Hiring Managers, and Recruiters

Optimized the interviewing, scheduling for 1000+ candidates in 24 months and reduced expenditures by 27%

Averaged a 94% project deadline delivery by establishing effective communication standards to check deliverable statuses, progress status, and for cohesive team collaboration

Wells Fargo, Silicon Valley, CA February 2009 – March 2011

Project Manager, Consumer Product(s) Operations

Orchestrated 25 cross-functional team members in the delivery of 42 multifaceted projects, optimizing consumer products by 2-3x, gaining an additional $34.5MM (20%) bottom-line profit in 22 months

Achieved promotion during freshman term in 2013 as a result of ranking 1st for 2 consecutive quarters out of 100+ team members as a result of generating a 90% repeat book of business – achieving $2.1MM in new revenue and receiving 8 reputable customer service reviews on Yelp

Created opportunities for 15 new strategic alliances, and partnerships with Institutions via 35+ public speaking events to audiences of 800-2000, establishing 200% ROI in 8 months

Larch Clover Community Center, San Joaquin County, CA February 2007 – February 2009

Program Manager

Directed 5 staff members in spearheading Larch Clover’s day-to-day operations

Accelerated Summer Program enrollment 275% in 2 years, and generated program revenue by 66%

Launched 5 innovative educational programs presented to 200 children between the ages of 7-13

Analyzed site budgets ranging between $75-115k and reduced expenditures as needed i.e. extra curr. cuts


California Apartment Association, Sacramento (Graduate) – December 2018

CCRM Certification

Preparing the property and Professional Leasing skills, the Move-In Process, Rent Collections, Notices, Resident Issues, Ending the Tenancy, Professional skills for Supervisors, Maintenance MGMT, Liability and Risk MGMT, Budget Development and Implementation, Fair Housing Laws and Ethics.

Year Up / Foothill College, San Francisco, CA (Graduate) – January 2017 - February 2018

Project Management – PMP Certified

Intensive, competitive technical/practical training and career development program with 250 corporate partners, graduating 1,500 students annually across the US. Includes college-level courses, and the job markets highest demanded professional skills i.e. Project Management, Java Development, Cyber Security, Quality Assurance etc.

Las Positas College, Pleasanton, CA (Graduate) – August 2017 - May 2018

Emergency Medical Responder and CPR – Emergency Medical Services and Fire Science courses

Keyes Fire Protection District, Stanislaus County, CA (Graduate) – November 2016 - July 2017

Fire Academy – Fire Suppression and Emergency Medical Services

Wells Fargo Personal Banker School, San Jose, CA (Graduate) – October 2014 - April 2015

Consumer Proponent Project Management – Cross-functional training on leadership, sales, products and services, risk management, coordinating full-scale projects, and executive communication standards


Essex Property Trust – Job Fair Committee

People, process, and product. Using this model, the Essex organization and I invest in the best talent.

Lion Head Toast Masters Club – President

As club CEO, I ensure the fulfillment of empowering individuals to become more effective communicators & leaders

Women in Tech – Vice President

Our mission is to shine the light on diversity in the tech sector, and unveil the empowering voices & leadership of women

YUBA Trainee Outreach Committee – Program Coordinator and Ambassador My collaborative leadership spearheads the engagement of our citizens with the mission to bridge the opportunity divide

Volunteer Firefighter – Keyes Fire Department

Combining administrative leadership, with a blue-collar work ethic in order to preserve the life and property for the communities of Stanislaus County

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