Ms. Thurman oversees Raintree’s real estate operations team, consisting of the asset management and capital management functions. She is responsible to lead departmental initiatives, and support and guide operational activities alongside the operations team and third party management groups to drive the overall portfolios year over year performance.
Prior to joining Raintree, Ms. Thurman was Senior Vice President for Alliance Residential Company, responsible for operations of more than 80 assets consisting of nearly 20,000 units. She also served in senior positions at Riverstone Residential and Fairfield Residential.
Ms. Thurman studied Economics at the University of California at Irvine, and is a CCIM candidate. She is also a member of the California Apartment Association (CAA) and National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).
Mr. Novobilski oversees revenue and expense management, ancillary income generation, value-add renovation programs and third-party management companies for Raintree’s existing property portfolio. He is responsible for increasing year-over-year revenue and NOI growth.
Prior to joining Raintree, Mr. Novobilski served as senior managing director of asset management at Kennedy Wilson Multifamily, providing operational oversight of a portfolio of more than 7,800 units. He also served in asset management for Pacific Property Company, overseeing an 8,000-unit portfolio.
Mr. Novobilski earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas Tech University and passed the Certified Public Accountant examination. He is a member of the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC).
Mr. Westover oversees the development and execution of Raintree’s major capital projects and value-add renovation programs. He is responsible for design development, construction, value engineering, project life cycle documents, budgets, physical due diligence and providing a structured forum for communication and interface management.
Prior to joining Raintree in 2016, Mr. Westover served as a construction services manager at Equity Residential (EQR), where he was responsible for CAPEX projects at 28 properties totaling 7,940 units in Southern California and Arizona. During his service at Equity Residential, Mr. Westover also served as renovation services director for the southwestern United States. As the renovation services director, he oversaw the execution of over 5,000 interior unit renovations.
Ms. Tronti (formerly Silver) oversees Raintree’s unit interior value add program, and is responsible for scope creation, contractor selection, and construction execution. Ms. Tronti has executed over 300 renovations, with an average return of 18%.
Prior to joining Raintree, Ms. Tronti served as a project accountant for Griffith Company, a highway construction business, and managed accounts payable at MPMS, a property management company. She also served in the United States Army as a military police officer.
Ms. Tronti holds a Bachelor of Business Administration-Finance from Austin Peay State University and a Master of Business Administration from California State University, Fullerton.
Mr. Bent oversees the management of Raintree’s capital project efforts. He is responsible for managing more than eight million dollars in capital re-development, including contractor selections, preconstruction and construction.
Prior to joining Raintree, Mr. Bent served as Director of Project Management at Sares Regis Group, where he managed capital projects throughout the West Coast. He also held a position as the Regional Project Manager of redevelopment construction at Fairfield Residential, and held a position as the Construction Services Manager position at Equity Residential.
During his career, Mr. Bent has been responsible for the renovation of more than 1,000 multifamily units and has supervised projects with more than $300 million redevelopment costs. Mr. Bent holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Redlands.