The Team


Who We Are

At North American Realty, managing our client's commercial properties is what we do best. Each of our professionals has the skills to oversee your locations properly. Learn more about our real estate experts in Beverly Hills, California, below.

Benjamin L. Pick

Benjamin L. Pick has been involved in real estate, real estate development, and property management since 1971. His holdings include properties in Beverly Hills, Westwood, Los Angeles, Studio City, Simi Valley, Albuquerque and New York City. Mr. Pick is the president of our company.

Denis DeFrange

Denis DeFrange has worked in real estate and property management for over 20 years. He began his career with Bayco Financial Corporation, taking care of 10 large office buildings, shopping centers, and a luxury apartment building. Later, for Peter W. London Company, he managed a diverse portfolio of residential apartment buildings, large mobile home parks, and medical office buildings. Mr. DeFrange has also worked for CB Richard Ellis, overseeing the management of 27 Bank of America Trust properties throughout California. Mr. DeFrange is vice president and head of the property management department of our organization.

Jessica Dabney

Jessica Dabney has been a practicing attorney for 13 years specializing in litigation, criminal law, and real estate. Since 2002, Ms. Dabney has been the head of the brokerage and legal departments at North American Realty.

Claudette Nevins

Claudette Nevins serves our clients as asset improvement consultant, advising on exterior and public area upgrades, landscaping, and other ways of enhancing value through cost-effective methods. She conducts ongoing inspections and evaluations to ensure all properties in the North American Realty's portfolio are maintained in top condition.

Edmund Thornton

Mr. Thornton is a licensed real estate broker with over 10 years of experience in commercial, industrial, and residential property management, leasing, and sales. He has worked for Insignia, PMI, and Westhill Management and is now the property management supervisor of our corporation.

Erika Padilla

Erika Padilla has worked in property management for the past 10 years on both commercial and residential projects. Erika brings a unique understanding of management, coming from a family of carpenters and builders. Erika works with vendors, tenants and clients and can handle building issues large and small. Erika is familiar with HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems and has overseen large construction projects to successful completion. Erika is also fluent in the Yardi property management software that North American Realty uses and can perform certain accounting tasks.

Josie Susie Olivo

Ms. Olivo has many years of experience as a residential property manager and currently works with Mr. DeFrange on the management of the North American Realty's portfolio. She is the first contact for tenants and vendors, oversees accounts payable and receivable, and follows up on all building, tenant, and vendor issues. Josie Susie Olivo has been assistant property manager of our business since 2006.

Abe Chang

Abe is a licensed real estate broker with 10 years of experience. Abe began his real estate career working with tech firms such as Redfin, ZipRealty and CondoDomain. He has also worked on the property management side as an Assistant Property Manager with Charles Dunn, E & S Ring and UCLA. Abe currently works as the Account Manager for North American Realty.

Kay Mandelberg

Kay Mandelberg has been associated with our establishment for 10 years. Currently, as our lease administrator, she tracks and analyzes data for the calculation of rental adjustments and shared common area (CAM) expenses. In addition, she provides a wide range of administrative support for property managers and company principals.

Edwin Colon

Edwin Colon is the facilities manager for North American Realty. He is in the field every day, resolving or overseeing the repair of emergency building problems and daily maintenance issues. He has been serving both tenants and managers for over 10 years.