CHRIS GOODMAN – Designated Broker/Property Manager
Chris was born and raised in Arizona and has lived in the Phoenix Valley since 2003. Chris earned his real estate license in November 2005, and has ambitiously focused his career specifically on Residential Property Management ever since. In October, 2014 Chris went back to school and obtained his Broker’s license. He is also an active member of NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers) and attends regular classes and training specifically for Property Management. Chris has an instinctive ability to lead and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously including managing and facilitating ongoing internal training and office organization to maintain the highest level of compliance ranging from property management to real estate transactions. Since his joining the company, Brewer & Stratton has experienced explosive growth. Chris possesses a discerning passion for serving others as evidenced in bearing the daunting title of Designated Broker. His conspicuous attention to detail and relentless aspiration for perfection was further made evident in making the Arizona Department of Real Estates Audit Honor Role in 2015. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters, who keep him on his toes. When not at work, he can be found vacationing, with his family, in the mountains, on the beach, or at the lake.
JANNA WELCH – Property Manager / Real Estate Agent
Janna spent most of her life growing up in the state of Ohio. After relocating to Arizona in 2007, she was introduced to the world of Real Estate. Following in the footsteps of her late uncle, along side her father and aunt acquired her real estate license in 2008 and has concentrated distinctly in property management ever since. Janna’s un-comparable virtuosity considers both unfurnished & furnished vacation rentals. Her innate passion for helping people find their dream homes, while helping owners maximize returns is perceived through her unceasing work ethic and raving customers. Janna has successfully placed hundreds of delighted tenants and has established long term positive relationships with many returning winter visitors. Janna’s ambitious and optimistic personality provides all who come into contact with her an un-paralleled level of comfort and confidence. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 beautiful daughters, playing kickball, hiking, paddle boarding, yoga, anything active, and having fun.
MATTHEW SMITH – Property Manager / Real Estate Agent
Matthew grew up in the charming town of Snowflake located in Northern Arizona. He loves that he grew up experiencing all four seasons each year – (Yes, we actually get four seasons in Arizona!):). At age 19, he chose to serve a 2 year mission for his Church which covered Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas which is a testament to his genuine characteristics and passion to serve others. This decision primed him in establishing such personable and endearing people skills which has ultimately been extremely advantageous in his career. He acquired many life-long beneficial skills including planning, organization and effective communication. Shortly after serving his mission, Matthew relocated to the Phoenix Metro area just before getting married to the love of his life, Kaylee. Not long after realizing his passion for real estate, Matthew earned his real estate license in 2008, and jumped right into the property management industry. Matthew is also member of NARPM (National Association of Residential Property Managers). Matthew brings a wide variety of experience in the industry and has a clear comprehension of the residential real estate market. Matthew is one of the most genuine people you will ever meet. He has strong core values and believes in treating people like people. Matthew has successfully assisted hundreds of investors acquire, rehab, and manage high performing properties through trustee sales through-out Maricopa and Pinal County giving him a noteworthy edge. Matthew’s incomparable passion for helping others combined with his transcendent level of integrity and work ethic has significantly contributed to Brewer & Stratton’s focus on maintaining a favorable reputation. He and his wife Kaylee have two handsome boys (Tripp, & Hank), a beautiful little girl (Roni), and another one on the way! His family is his world. He stays active in his church and currently serves in the youth group and scouting organization. When Matthew isn’t working or serving, you can find him spending time with his family either camping or spending time in the outdoors. He loves sports (any and every type). He frequently plays basketball, Racquetball, Golf, ultimate frisbee, and anything else that comes his way. He is a very competitive person and despises loosing!:)
AJ SMITH – Property Manager / Real Estate Agent
AJ grew up in Virginia. After relocating to Arizona and starting a beautiful family, he earned his real estate license in 2009 and jumped right into Property Management. AJ is one of the most passionate people you will ever meet. AJ has a consuming talent in helping owners and tenants make sound decisions as evidenced through his capacity to effectively manage properties while maintaining a phenomenal occupancy rate. AJ has an inherent ability to lead and help those around him succeed. AJ’s skills have catapulted his success in the property management industry. AJ has helped improve internal training, while significantly surpassing customer satisfaction. He loves interacting with people and helping individuals looking for a place to call home, while equally helping owners make sound decisions when placing new tenants all while maximizing the return on the investment. AJ has a keen understanding in maximizing property performance as evidenced by his portfolio. He thoroughly enjoys interacting with people while concentrating on customer service to enhance the experience for both owners and tenants. When AJ isn’t working he is spending time with his beautiful wife Kayla, and has two handsome boys Preston & Peyton. AJ enjoys weightlifting, dirt biking, football, golf, hunting, camping, and anything outdoors.
KEVIN WILSON – Real Estate Agent / Sales Manager
Kevin has been involved in many career fields through out his life. Starting in the Navy in 1978 then transitioning into engineering while working in the semi-conductor industry. Kevin’s wide variety of experience ranges from Intel, Lam Research and Los Alamos National Labs. After over 15 years in the engineering industry he altered his focus in life and pursued a degree in Selected Studies in Education. Kevin used his degree to teach Mesa and Chandler school districts. In 2012 Kevin married the love of his live Stacy. Shortly after, Kevin discovered his passion for real estate when he and Stacy were searching for a home of their own. Kevin loves a challenge, and sprung right into real estate when he acquired his real estate license in 2013. He has loved every minute of it. Kevin has an idiosyncratic ability to help others demonstrated by his relentless work ethic and drive. Kevin grasps the process of buying and selling homes exceptionally well based upon his own experience and incomparable attention to detail. He has successfully assisted countless satisfied clients through-out the stressful process of buying and selling residential properties and hopes to be able to help you someday as well. Kevin and Stacy have 1 son and 2 daughters between the two of them all 18 years and older. Kevin is very involved with his church and is thankful that he has discovered what life is truly about through it. Some hobbies that keep Kevin busy are Chartering and sailing Yachts, scuba diving and world travel.
Brittany Wahl – Executive Sales Assistant
Brittany Wahl was born and raised in Mesa Arizona. She started working in a retirement home when she was 16 years old which is a reflection of her personality and passion to help those in need. She graduated from Heritage Academy with an Art Distinction, and moved on quickly to get her CNA License. She continued to work at the retirement home for another 4 years & she eventually became the Activities Director demonstrating her qualities in leadership and work ethic. She went to Culinary School at Scottsdale Community College where she made the Deans List multiple times. Brittany has always had a love for Real Estate. She joined our team in 2017 and works under the direction of our Sales Manager – Kevin Wilson as his Executive Sales Assistant. Her passion and knowledge continues to grow as she continues to work in the field. She is working on her goal to get her own Real Estate License & is very excited to start this new chapter in her life. She has 3 dogs who are her “fur babies” named Sammy, Oakley & Big Boy.
MARY BUCHLI – Real Estate Agent
Mary spent 30 years in Michigan and with each passing year she became more anxious to escape the cold and find warmth. When the opportunity arose in 1996 to move to Arizona she was ready and excited for the venture. After working for corporate America in sales and marketing for 25 years the 2009 real estate crash became an option for a career change. Mary decided it was time to take the opportunity to pursue her sparked interest in real estate. Discovering there was so much to learn in the distressed home market and having the vision and passion to recreate a home, she found herself remodeling homes with her husband and loving every minute of it. It was also during this time she took on the task of advertising her Gilbert home as a furnished vacation rental while quickly finding herself as a property manager. Her confidence grew and was quickly answering rental inquires for monthly winter visitors and out of town corporate executives during the summer and fall seasons. Many of these clients became yearly repeat tenants loving Arizona’s climate and quality of life. In 2013 the Arizona real estate market was gradually recuperating and Mary saw the necessity to obtain a real estate license knowing she could help others in their pursuit of buying or selling a home. Mary uses her past customer service and sales experience with each client guiding them thru their real estate transaction all while striving to provide a superior customer experience. She believes the acquired new friendships created along the way are the best part of being a Realtor. In her free time Mary spends it with her daughter, husband and two dogs enjoying water skiing, gardening, traveling and occasionally there is a need to help rescue stray animals in their community.’
KAREN HEIMBACH – Senior Leasing Agent / Real Estate Agent
Karen brings over 20 years of experience in the sales/customer service industry. Karen earned her real estate license in 2009. She has focused her attention on rental homes for several years. Karen’s matchless capacity to help customers has launched her success in the property management industry. Karen carries an endearing passion for helping people. Her experience has helped propel our company and customer satisfaction. She has single handedly helped hundreds of customers find the perfect home. Karen has a divine talent for helping others feel comfortable and confident immediately when communicating with her on the phone, in person, or through email. Karen treats every person she comes into contact with as a person and not a number. She treats our rental properties as if they were her own. Her integrity is reflected in her ability to thoroughly screen prospective tenants which ultimately contributes towards maximizing the properties performance. Karens contagious personality, ambition, work ethic, and optimistic attitude enhances customer service by creating a stress free rental experience. When Karen isn’t processing applications and drafting leases, she likes to travel with her husband, spending time in their family cabin up north and loves to be called Grammy as she spoils her 3 grandkids.
KALEE TENNEY – Operations Manager / Real Estate Agent
Kalee grew up in Snowflake Arizona. Kalee possesses a natural capacity to multi task and has a discerning business mindset. Kalee graduated with distinction with an Associates in Business at Northland Pioneer College and attended Arizona State University in Accountancy. Kalee further went on to earn her real estate license in 2011 which catapulted her career in real estate and property management. She co-owned and managed multiple companies in northeast Arizona before moving to Gilbert in 2012. Kalee’s infectious personality and relentless willingness to help others is felt by anyone who comes into contact with her. Her proficient and vast set of skills is unique in that she is highly qualified in all areas of real estate. Kalee’s “over-achieving” mentality has catapulted her career in real estate and property management. Her ability to manage so many tasks at once while improving service has significantly contributed in affording Brewer & Stratton the opportunity to experience such steady and healthy growth. Kalee gracefully manages all the accounting staff, and functions, including coordinating rental tax, owner disbursements, move out accounting, trust account reconciliation, human resources and oversees all lease renewals for Brewer & Stratton Property Management to ensure that our occupancy rate is maintained at the highest level. Kalee has an incomparable ability to solve problems and is meticulous about maintaining perfection. Her matchless attention to detail and willingness to help others enhances the overall service that Brewer & Stratton offers. Kalee enjoys traveling, history, fishing, reading, and especially being with her family and two new beautiful granddaughters.
Torri Tenney – Executive Operations Assistant
Torri Tenney is from Snowflake Arizona. She joined the Brewer & Stratton team in July of 2014. She took an 18 month leave in July of 2015 to serve a mission for her Church in the Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming area which reflects her personality in her love to serve and help others. This choice allowed her to mature, gain ability to communicate well with others, set goals, and acquire a relentless work ethic. Once returning from her mission she joined Brewer & Stratton again. Torri’s communication & people skills combined with her work ethic have catapulted her career in Real Estate. Torri’s passion for helping others primed her for this position. When Torri isn’t working, studying for her Real Estate Exam, or serving others, Torri enjoys spending time with those she loves, being outdoors, meeting new people, playing or watching sports, and having fun.
MARYSSA CRAUN – Operations Assistant
Maryssa grew up in the White Mountains in the small town of Heber Arizona. She comes from a large family of seven children. Spending time with her family and being outdoors are some of her favorite things to do. Maryssa served mission for her church in Wisconsin, it helped her to learn how to really enjoy working with all different kinds of people. Maryssa just recently joined the Brewer and Stratton team in July 2017 and is so glad to be apart the team. Maryssa loves learning new things and looks forward to working in the Property Management industry.
TRACY WILSON – Maintenance Manager
Tracy grew up in Heber Arizona. She is a 5th. generation Arizonian! Tracy graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and has over 20 years experience in the construction industry. Her lengthy experience is evidenced through her unmatched ability to multi task by managing contractors, communicate clearly, effectively supervise and oversee maintenance projects all while maintaining positive relationships with those around her. Tracy has a distinctive expertise in her ability to meet time constraints, supervise quality of workmanship, and negotiate competitive maintenance costs which ultimately result in faster tenant placement and maximizes the overall property’s performance. One of Tracy’s most admirable traits is revealed through her genuine desire to help others. Her matchless attention to detail and incessant drive has afforded our property managers the ability to confidently advertise vacant properties in tip-top shape, with accurate availability dates which helps them attract a higher quality more accountable tenant resulting in shorter vacancy time. Tracy enjoys the outdoors, reading, traveling, swimming and spending time with her family. She loves working at Brewer & Stratton LLC and enjoys meeting new people daily.
NOELLE JENKINS – Acquisitions Manager / Real Estate Agent
Noelle grew up in Mesa Arizona. Noelle is a 3rd generation Arizona State University graduate! Fork Em! Go Devils!:) After acquiring her real estate license in 2015, she jumped into the real estate and property management industry by joining Brewer & Stratton. Noelle is passionate about what she does because she loves meeting new people and helping others. She has a natural gift with organization, communication, and innovation. She has helped hundreds of satisfied customers sign up with Brewer & Stratton’s management services. Noelle loves being able to brag about her co-workers. She believes so strongly in the abilities and dedication of those she works with. Noelle’s favorite aspect about what she does is the fact that she gets to meet and talk to people from all over the Country and from other parts of the World. Every person she meets has a unique story and she enjoys getting to know them. Noelle is a textile artist and one of her favorite hobbies is dying fabric and fiber. She likes creating beautiful colors and patterns then using those materials for weaving, printing, or sculpture. Art gives her a way to connect to other people by sharing an expression of her own personal history.
MEREDITH CHAPMAN – Receptionist / Real Estate Agent
Meredith grew up in Utah. After re-locating to Arizona, Meredith earned her real estate license in 2016 and has significantly improved customer relations and service. Her contagious positive-energetic personality creates a fun and productive atmosphere. Meredith is passionate about helping others and has a natural ability to instantly brighten anyones day immediately after meeting her. Meredith’s desire to help others through her contagious personality and her ability to multi-task is is evidenced by the many hats she is able to wear. She handles rent collections, answering phones, coordinating staff meetings, office organization and supplies. Her diverse set of skills significantly contributes to giving Brewer & Stratton an added edge! Meredith has a genuine desire to utilize her many skills in any capacity she can. Meredith is full of life, and has four amazing children who, along with her husband, keep her busy when she’s not in the office. She loves animals and nature! On the weekends you will find her scouring local thrift shops for old furniture to refinish.
JOSEPH O’CONNEL – Home Inspector / Maintenance Technician
Joseph grew up in New York. Shortly after re-located to Arizona in 1995, he worked in the construction industry which ultimately catapulted his career in the property management industry. Joe’s ability and skill level to effectively plan, schedule, identify and address maintenance issues, routinely inspect properties, and communicate with customers while also relaying accurate information to the staff at Brewer & Stratton has dramatically improved the overall customer experience and inspection process. Joe’s favorite aspect of his job is the fact that he gets to see every property and gets the meet the majority of our customers. Joe loves his family, swimming in the pool and walking his dog.
JOHN WARREN – Home Inspector / Maintenance Technician
John has lived in Arizona for the past 15 years. He has worked in multiple industries, however his strength is in construction. He decided to get into the property management industry in 2014. Johns set of acquired skills are apparent through the quality of workmanship he approaches any project with. John has demonstrated his talents by helping reduce owners expenses through his ability to repair a wide variety of maintenance items on properties while also thoroughly inspecting the property. John’s favorite aspect of his job is the fact that he gets to see the city by inspecting properties and enjoys the satisfaction and fulfillment that comes when repairing a maintenance items on the property. He enjoys hunting, fishing and camping with his wife and 4 kids. He is always there to help others.
HEIDI MCNEIL – Home Inspector
Heidi grew up in southwestern Colorado. She relocated to the Phoenix area in 1999 where she held a variety of positions, most of which were in the fields of public service. Through these experiences, she learned a lot about what it means to serve others and to go above and beyond to provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers. She is new to the field of property management and excited about the opportunity to meet a variety of new and interesting people. She is also excited to utilize the skills and talents developed in other areas and apply them to creating a great customer service experience for the customers and clients of Brewer & Stratton. In her free time, Heidi enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, crossFit and spending time with her husband and 3 adorable kids.
BRETT BREWER – Co-Owner / Associate Broker
Growing up in the beautiful town of Snowflake in the White Mountains of Arizona, Brett’s life revolved around sports, family, and the outdoors. He was athletic from a young age, and after graduating from high school, he played professional baseball with the Atlanta Braves. In 1996, he and his wife Nicki settled down, starting a family together, a family that would eventually grow to five children, four girls and one boy. Brett started his first real estate business in 1998 and has seen the ups and downs of the Arizona market and understands what it takes to be successful during the highs and the lows of the real estate market. From the start, he has focused on investment real estate guiding his clients through the successful purchase and sale of hundreds of investment properties. He has extensive experience with property management, auctions, reos, and the mls. Along with his business partner Damon, Brett has pioneered a number of successful ventures, the main one was founding Brewer & Stratton Property Management in 2012. Brewer & Stratton has experienced explosive growth driven by innovation, hard work, and customer service. Brett firmly believes that the surest way to be successful is to surround yourself with people who push you to achieve your greatest potential.
DAMON STRATTON – Co-Owner / Associate Broker
Damon grew up in the White Mountains of Arizona. After relocating to Mesa Arizona in 2003, he began his real estate career as a home inspector. After acquiring his real estate license in 2004, Damon transitioned into the maintenance management aspect of the business and shortly after obtained his contractors license. In 2009, Damon acquired his real estate brokers license further catapulting his career in the industry. Damon’s passion for residential real estate is evident in his ambitious personality and desire to help others. Realizing the significance of progression in maintenance, for 8 years, he continued to exert his efforts towards improving the quality of workmanship, competitive costs, and quicker turn around time only recognizing that in turn, it would improve the investors profitability. Through-out Damon’s career, he has had the opportunity to work with some of the worlds largest investment groups, such as American Homes 4 Rent whom he helped spearhead acquisitions, maintenance rehabs, and property management for more than 800 homes in less than an 8 month time frame. Damon has gained invaluable experience and knowledge. Damon’s comprehensive approach to the Arizona real estate market soon forged the platform to propel Damon’s reach to the community. In 2012, With several business ventures underway, Damon and Brett decided to form Brewer & Stratton Property Management LLC bringing a lifelong dream to reality in creating what is now, one of Arizona’s leading management services. With a focus of residential properties, Stratton and his team offer tailored service to their clients. By dedicating themselves to phenomenal client service, and building a powerful team, Damon and Brett have paved the way for growth and success. Damon is dedicated to providing an individualized service backed with integrity, and stands behind the quality and passion of everyone on his team. Damon’s loves his beautiful wife and son and are looking forward to having a sweet little girl. When Damon isn’t working, he is spending his time with his family.
While managing hundreds of single family homes, town homes, and condos in the Phoenix Metro Area with over 35 years of experience.
We are humbly confident that we are the best management company in Arizona. We specialize in everything from start to finish including acquisitions, advertising, thorough tenant screening, preparing and signing professional lease documents, rent collections, periodic inspections, and maintenance if needed. With our experience, state of the art software, our highly qualified and professional staff, and owning our own personal investment properties we believe that we provide a second to none service. Through our experience, we have come to an appreciation and clear understanding in reducing vacancy time, the importance in thorough tenant screening and reducing maintenance expenses to maximize the investment. We enjoy working with investors and tenants and are passionate about real estate. We are structured for individualized service. We look forward to hearing from you and hopefully working with you soon!