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 children, who enjoy time away at their recreational retreat with their German short-haired pointer, Ringo.
Executive Vice President
Mark Ellery brings over 35 years of Senior Management experience to his role of Executive 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 2016 expansion to the Okanagan Valley, Mark was elevated to the role of Regional Manager – Okanagan. Mark successfully spearheaded the acquisition integration, evaluating and streamlining processes and procedures and was promoted to Regional Vice President (Okanagan).
In 2018, Mark’s role expanded to include leadership to the Sea to Sky Region and was promoted to the role of Vice President Pacific Quorum Properties.
As a result of Mark’s outstanding performance with staff, operations, and client satisfaction, he was awarded the “President’s Award” for outstanding contribution to company growth in 2016, 2017, 2018 and again in 2020.
Mark was promoted to Executive Vice President of Pacific Quorum Properties in November of 2020, responsible for the overall performance of all day-to-day operations in all Regions.
Prior to joining Pacific Quorum properties, 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 was named to the ‘Top 40 under 40 by Business in Vancouver”.
Mark has one daughter and when not working, can be found riding his Harley, and keeping active.
Vice President – Business Development/Corporate Affairs
Michael Henson 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.
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.
Vice President – Operations
A proven communicator, relationship builder, and instinctively collaborative leader with a visionary and entrepreneurial approach. Leading people, budgeting, marketing, and senior operations, owning and operating Property Management businesses for over 25 years in BC.
A strong commitment to client service and a demonstrated mentor with a leadership style resulting in excellent employee retention.
Intellectually curious, resilient, confident, compassionate, and skilled at sharing vision and motivating team members. Diplomatic with a high degree of personal accountability. Marketing, good service and organic growth account for some of my business success, but business acquisitions have also been a key component.
Some examples of companies Allan has purchased/acquired since 1996 – ColyVan Pacific Properties Ltd. – Goddard and Smith Property management – Avalon Properties – Roberts projects – IPM Strata Management Inc. – Urban Properties ltd. – Concise Strata Management – VI Strata Financial – Bayview Strata and Rental –The Kerr Group Management Corp. – Blackbrant Management 1995 Inc. and Realty Executives North Island. Also, Allan Successfully sold ColyVan Pacific to his staff in 2016 and successfully sold Bayview Strata and Rental to Pacific Quorum in 2021.
Allan is an avid vintage guitar collector and musician, devoted golden retriever parent, father to two grown sons, and happily married to his wife for 28 years.
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 strategic 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.
Managing Broker Okanagan/ Branch Manager Penticton
Greg joined the Okanagan Team in 2018 and is the Managing Broker in the Okanagan, Licensed for Strata Management and Rental Management. Prior to joining Pacific Quorum Okanagan, Greg was the Managing Broker for the Marriott Hotel in Kelowna. His skills from the hotel industry blended well with Pacific Quorum. Greg is skilled in Hospitality, Owner Relations, Sales and Marketing.
Greg worked in the Whistler Market from 1995 to 2008 where he started his property management career as well as running his own business.
Greg enjoys all of the outdoor opportunities the Okanagan has to offer whether in the mountains, on a lake, or in a winery.
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.
David has been in the Vancouver’s Real Estate Management Services industry since 1999. David carries Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certificate General Accountant (CGA) designations. David is the controller for the PQ Group of Companies and is responsible for managing all accounting functions and staffing for the PQ group of companies. His goal is to resolve all issues within three business days.
David grew up in Germany, lived in Australia and China before he moved to Canada about 30 years ago. Davis likes travel, photography, and reading. David can speak five languages and has visited more than 100 countries.
Neena joined Pacific Quorum as a Property Accountant in 2020. She was soon handling a varied portfolio of Commercial, Rental and Strata Buildings. She has a strong work ethic and believes that building strong relationships can go a long way. She is a people person and likes interacting with clients. Born in Mumbai, Neena has a Chartered Accountant degree from India with over 8 years of multi-national Corporate experience with a variety of international clients as well as over 3 years of Strata accounting experience. Prior to joining PQ, she was actively engaged in the community. She was a volunteer in School District-43, helping out with day-to-day activities and special events for over 5 years. Neena was conducting Conversation Circles with refugees and new immigrants in the Immigrant Services Society of BC for 2 years.
When Neena is not working, Neena likes to spend time with her family. She likes to read, listen to music and watch cricket in her spare time.
Sharissa joined Pacific Quorum in 2016 as a Property Administrator. Prior to becoming Manager-Administrative Services, she spent a year in the role of Admin Supervisor and was elevated to Office Manager. As Manager-Administrative Services, she is responsible for overseeing the administrative department, onboarding new team members, HR administrative functions, and the Vancouver 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.
Manager-Administrative Services (Surrey)
Summer joined the Pacific Quorum team in 2015 in the role of Surrey office Receptionist, and was quickly promoted to Property Administrator and Senior Property Administrator over the coming years. Summer has demonstrated tremendous work ethic, positive attitude and drive to grow with Pacific Quorum. Summer was elevated to Office Manager-Surrey in January 2021, and is now responsible for general day-today operations of the Surrey Admin Department, including admin team supervision/ training, quality control, service delivery, and team engagement and retention.
Prior to joining the Pacific Quorum and the Property Management industry, Summer worked at a Real Estate company and Property Development company in Calgary, AB.
Office Manager – Kelowna/ Executive Assistant to the EVP
Sara Calvert joined the Pacific Quorum (Okanagan) Properties Inc. in 2016 when Okanagan Strata Management was acquired by Pacific Quorum. Sara had been with Okanagan Strata management since 2007. With over 13 years of experience, Sara wears many hats at Pacific Quorum. Currently she is head of the Conveyancing Department, Office Manager for the Okanagan Region as well as the Okanagan Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President and Okanagan Regional Manager. Sara has also been responsible for dealing with the Okanagan’s IT issues and troubleshooting. Her knowledge of the systems and processes makes her invaluable.
When Sara is not working, you can find her in the garden, or attending to over 300+ houseplants.