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.
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’s side-kick, her 9 lb Pekingese-Yorkshire Terrier, Oliver, can be found bringing cheer as the Vancouver office mascot. She is a photography enthusiast, and enjoys skiing at our local mountains.
Vice President – Okanagan Region
Mark Ellery brings over 25 years of senior management experience to his role of Vice President – Okanagan Region. 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. After spending many summers in Kelowna, Mark was pleased to make the transition to 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 and again in 2017. Mark was promoted again in 2017 to the role of Vice President – Okanagan Region.
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.
Tim Smith, CPA, CGA, CFA
Director of Finance
Tim Smith joined Pacific Quorum in 2017 and brings more than 20 years of experience from a variety of industries including oil and gas distribution, manufacturing, and commercial real estate, with both public and private companies.
Hailing from the East Coast, Tim is a graduate of Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Accounting, and has retained his interest in both fields by obtaining both the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.
Focusing on process, efficiency, and accounting systems, Tim has worked with high-growth companies to help them integrate acquisitions and achieve economies of scale. Tim has a passion for mentoring and coaching his staff, and spends his spare time educating students about the business world with Junior Achievement.