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 Bordy, Secretary/Treasurer and CFO.
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.
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.
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.
As Property Manager of 1880 Century Park East, Jesse Flitt is passionate about creating a world-class environment that exceeds the needs of its tenants.
Jesse oversees all facets of building operations, financials, and vendor/tenant relations. He also provides guidance and training to other team members employing expertise in numerous accounting systems and computer programs.
Jesse has skillfully managed over 3 million square feet of Office, Retail, Medical, and Data Center space in his career. Prior to joining the Held Properties team, he was the Property Manager for an eight-building portfolio in Santa Monica, CA. Jesse thrives in the use of technology, utilizing his comprehensive knowledge of multiple coding languages along with his vast experience with Excel. Writing code and implementing smooth, efficient, automated programs that eliminate redundant processes and improve the overall experience is what sets Jesse apart from the rest.
Outside of the office, Jesse enjoys cooking new and challenging dishes, spending time with his family, and blacksmithing.
As the Property Manager of The Medical Centre of Santa Monica, Maya is focused on building community in the asset she manages.
Maya is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day building operations, preparing financial reports, and maintaining strong tenant and vendor relationships.
Maya was previously the Property Manager for two office buildings totaling approximately 328,000 sf in Manhattan Beach. Maya brings more than 7 years of property management experience, managing Medical, Office, and Retail space during her career. She has strong administrative, communication, and financial skills. Maya is a BOMA Greater Los Angeles member and is actively working towards her BOMI RPA designation.
Outside of work, Maya enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her dog, friends, and family.