Held Properties is a family owned and operated by President and CEO Robert D. Held,
V.P. and COO Joseph R. Held and Melissa Held Brody, Secretary/Treasurer and CFO.
Gina Guarino’s primary focus is overseeing the leasing of Held Properties’ extensive real estate portfolio. Gina’s contributes over twenty-eight years of both general office, medical office and retail leasing experience. Prior to joining Held Properties, Guarino served as the Senior Leasing Agent of Douglas Emmett Management’s Sherman Oaks, Encino and Warner Center/Woodland Hills real estate portfolio for over seventeen years. Guarino previously served at Held Properties, Inc. for seven years and was responsible for the leasing and marketing of over 2 million square feet of office and medical properties. Ms. Guarino’s previous experience also includes serving as a Senior Leasing Manager for Quantum Realty in New York, where she managed multi-family and office properties while involved in the firm’s leasing, acquisitions and development projects.
Coburn (Cobe) Haskell
Cobe Haskell is the company Controller for Held Properties, responsible for the accounting and financial reporting for Held Properties and its affiliates, including the Century Park and Medical Centre Santa Monica properties. Cobe is a CPA (inactive) with over 25 years of controllership and consulting experience. Prior to joining Held Properties in 2012, Cobe served as Vice President, Accounting for The Todd-AO Corporation and Todd-AO Studios in 1990-2002 and provided consulting services to companies in a variety of industries since 2006. Cobe, originally from Pasadena, is a graduate of Stanford University and received his certificate in Accounting from UCLA.
Shawn Savage is the Senior Property Manager based out of Held Properties Century City Office. In this role she is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management and operations of the properties located in both prestigious Century City as well as the beachfront city of Santa Monica. With more than 12 years of property management experience, Shawn has managed all types of commercial properties, has strong administrative skills, a deep knowledge of contracts, property accounting and excellent communication skills. Shawn has held her CA DRE Real Estate salespersons license since 2007, her CA Notary License since 2011 and has great appreciation for the Real Estate and Property Management industry. Shawn is also a member of BOMA GLA and is actively working towards her RPA Designation.
Candice is a seasoned Executive Assistant with over 20 years of experience in the administrative field, including more than a decade of experience as an Accounting Assistant and Bookkeeper in Property Management. Candice has a diverse professional background performing a high volume of administrative tasks including scheduling, correspondence, and office administration in the Legal, Financial and Commercial Property sectors. The expertise she gained over the past two decades provides for the seamless tailoring of her skills as she anticipates and exceeds the needs of various clients, executives, and colleagues. Candice consistently aims to surpass expectations and increase efficiency, productivity, and effective communication for every team she supports.
As an Office Manager, Candice has a sophisticated understanding of critical supporting roles and understands the necessity of confidentiality, attention to detail and organizational skills. Candice is also a licensed CA Notary Public and doting mother of a remarkable young boy.