John G. Peccia
John Peccia is the Founder, President, and local owner of Pacific Quorum Properties. John has in excess of 25 years direct property management industry experience and is responsible for driving the strategic vision, growth, and delivery of Pacific Quorum. John has a passion for advancing the Company’s strategic vision, while actively instilling the Company’s Core Values in day-to-day operations.
John’s academic background includes a Degree in Business Management, Certification from the Canadian Investment Funds Institute of BC, and licensing through the Real Estate Council of BC as a Managing Broker. John’s experience also includes 14 years of leadership positions within both active and reserve Military Service, and he is an active member of the Entrepreneurs Organization (EO).
John has extensive real estate investment experience and has worked directly managing hundreds of strata corporations over his 25 years in the industry. Prior to founding Pacific Quorum, John worked as a Property Manager and was later promoted to Branch Manager, and General Manager of one of the regions larger property management firms.
John receives tremendous support from his wife, Joanne, and three teenage children, who enjoy time away at their recreational retreat with their German short-haired pointer, Ringo.
Vice President – Operations
Michael Henson, Vice President- Operations, joined Pacific Quorum in 2007, bringing over thirty years of residential property management experience. With an extensive knowledge of all aspects of property management, Michael combines a wealth of experience with strong interpersonal skills. A tireless worker, Michael’s “hands-on” approach creates and maintains a positive client experience.
Well versed in management, administrative and accounting disciplines, Michael is an invaluable member of the Pacific Quorum Management Team.
Prior to joining Pacific Quorum, Michael owned and operated a successful property management company for twenty years, which was sold in 2005. From 1973 to 1985 Michael was the Vice President of a Vancouver development company, participating in the development, construction and sale of strata-titled apartment projects in Vancouver, Seattle and Calgary.
Michael holds a Strata Management and Rental Management Real Estate License. He is a native Vancouverite and enjoys the fast-paced, daily challenges of the property management industry.
Mark Ellery brings over 30 years of senior management experience to his role of Vice President. Mark joined Pacific Quorum as a Property Manager in December 2014, and received the 2015 “Rising Star” award for outstanding performance. With Pacific Quorum’s expansion to the Okanagan Valley in 2016, Mark was elevated to the role of Regional Manager – Okanagan. Mark successfully spearheaded the acquisition integration, evaluating and streamlining processes and procedures. As a result of his efforts, he was awarded the “President’s Award” for outstanding contribution to company growth in 2016, 2017, and again in 2018. In 2018, Mark’s role expanded to provide leadership to the Sea to Sky region as well and was promoted to the role of Vice President.
Mark spent 25 years building a successful multi-location wireless retail/corporate sales business, which he sold prior to entering the Strata Management industry. Mark’s strengths are staff retention, corporate sales, and many years of operational expertise. Mark was named to the ‘Top 40 under 40 in Business in Vancouver”.
When not working, Mark can be found riding his Harley, keeping active, and spending time with his daughter.
Vice President – Property Management
Leslie joined Pacific Quorum in 2017, bringing over 35 years of property management experience with her to the PQ Team; including owning and operating her own property management company for 15 years.
As Vice President-Property Management, Leslie provides leadership, guidance and support to Pacific Quorum’s team of Property Managers. Since joining Pacific Quorum, Leslie has demonstrated her extensive knowledge and experience in the property management industry, becoming an invaluable resource to the entire PQ Team.
Originally joining Pacific Quorum as Regional Manager-Vancouver, Leslie’s determined work ethic and thorough understanding of the industry made an immediate impact furthering the engagement, knowledge and development of Pacific Quorum’s team of property managers. As a result of her efforts, Leslie was quickly elevated to the position of Vice President-Property Management.
Leslie originally grew up in Kimberley, British Columbia, but has seamlessly transitioned to the Lower Mainland. In her spare time, Leslie enjoys cooking, spending time with family and the occasional round of golf.
Director of Administration
Jennifer joined Pacific Quorum in 2010, and is responsible for Administration, IT, Marketing and Conveyancing operations in her role of Director of Administration. Jennifer has been integral in advancing key corporate initiatives, such as Pacific Quorum’s online services (PQ ONLINE), online employee training centre (PQ Resource Centre), and articulation and launch of the company’s Core Values.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Business Degree from Simon Fraser University, with a double major in Psychology. For 8 years prior to joining Pacific Quorum, Jennifer held key roles in the operations of a chain of specialized medical clinics, including Clinic Operations Manager and Vice President Operations, where she was integral in expanding operations across Canada.
Jennifer considers the Pacific Quorum Team her second family. She exhibits tremendous enthusiasm for the Company’s vision, and instills the PQ Core Values in interactions with staff and clients.
Jennifer is a photography enthusiast, and enjoys skiing at our local mountains.
Regional Manager – Okanagan
Jennifer Piekarczyk joined the Pacific Quorum Okanagan team in 2011 as a Property Manager, Licensed for Strata Management. Jenn started her career as an unlicensed Assistance and has over 12 years of experience in the industry.
Jennifer was the recipient of the “Rising Star” award in 2016 in recognition of her outstanding work performance and attitude. With the Pacific Quorum Okanagan expansion into Salmon Arm, Jenn was promoted to Branch Manager of the Salmon Arm / Sicamous offices in 2017. After excelling as the Branch Manager of the Salmon Arm / Sicamous Offices, Jennifer saw her role expand to managing staff for the entire Okanagan Region and was elevated to the position of Regional Manager – Okanagan.
Jenn has excellent interpersonal and communications skills with a reputation of dependability, honesty and dedication. She has proven capabilities of being a team leader and prides herself with building strong relationships with her peers and clients.
Branch Manager / Managing Broker – Surrey
Grant joined Pacific Quorum in 2018, bringing 18 years’ experience in property management. Grant has extensive knowledge of sectioned buildings, phased construction and new home warranties. He reads all Supreme Court, Human Rights Tribunal rulings and reviews Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) rulings on a regular basis to keep on top of legal trends in the strata industry.
He has a Bachelor’s degree from Simon Fraser University and holds his Strata Management and Rental Management Real Estate license, as well as his managing broker’s license. In his spare time he is a long distance runner and composer having written numerous children songs, instrumentals and choral pieces.
Branch Manager – Sea to Sky Region
Emma joined the Pacific Quorum team in 2019 as a Senior Property Manager and was soon promoted to Branch Manager for the Sea to Sky Region. She has lived in the Sea to Sky corridor for over 14 years and joins the team with 7 years of experience in the industry. Over these years she has built solid relationships within the industry. She believes in building and maintaining long term relationships with her clients
Emma was originally born in England but has lived most of her life on the West coast. She has traveled extensively and enjoys seeking out new adventures. You can always find her hiking up to the top of a mountain or taking her kids on a backpacking adventure in the wilderness.
Manager – Accounting Services
Hiroko has been in the property management industry since 2014. She joined Pacific Quorum’s accounting department in 2016 as a Property Accountant. She was quickly promoted to Accounting Supervisor in 2017, and Accounting Manager in 2018. She now oversees the activities of the accounting department for Vancouver, Surrey, Whistler and Squamish.
Hiroko believes in constant improvement. To that end, when there is a problem she consults with team members and listens to their ideas to find a solution. She is passionate about helping her team members achieve their goals. Above all, she believes in hard work and loyalty.
Hiroko grew up in Japan, but has called Canada home for the last 20+ years. She enjoys watching her two sons play ice hockey, taking her Chihuahua on walks, and cuddling with her 20 year old cat.
Sharissa joined Pacific Quorum in 2016 as a Property Administrator. Prior to becoming Office Manager, she spent a year in the role of Admin Supervisor. As Office Manager, she is responsible for overseeing the Administrative department, onboarding new Team Members, HR functions, and the Vancouver and Surrey office daily functions, as well as providing training and administrative support to Pacific Quorum’s Administrative Team. Sharissa joined the property management industry in 2015. Prior to 2015, she worked in the customer service industry for 10 years and takes pride in her customer service skills.
When she is not working, Sharissa can be found reading, relaxing in Whistler, or spending time outdoors with her husband and younger brother.