Proven Investment Property Management Since 1981

Westco Equities, Inc. was incorporated and began business under that name in 1987. It was formed and operated by Lee Brand and Ken Warkentin. Lee Brand left the company at the end of 2016. Ken Warkentin is currently the President. As it was formed in 1987, Westco had an office staff of 15, a maintenance staff of 11 and 54 apartment managers and on-site staff. Westco Equities, Inc. has also been a licensed general contractor in California since 1989.

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Westco currently manages about 3,000 residential units, office and retail properties, home owners associations, and mobile home parks. Our staff is up to date on changes in the field of property management through their professional affiliations which include the Institute of Real Estate Management; the Fresno, State of California and National Association of Realtors; and the Greater Fresno and State of California Apartment Association. The principals and staff attend seminars and courses on a regular basis on all issues affecting property management. Westco staff includes an employee certified in tax credit compliance or occupancy. Westco On-site staff are selectively hired. There is an ongoing training program for on-site staff including but not limited to marketing; tenant relations; tenant retention; common area supervision; rental collection and bookkeeping; and eviction procedures. On-site personnel use innovative techniques which are proven successful.

Westco Equities, Inc. is a fully licensed general contractor in the State of California. In addition to the general contractor’s license, we have added an air conditioning/heating contractor’s license, a plumbing license, and a painting contractor’s license. RPM Services, Westco Heating and Air Conditioning, and Tenaya Painting, are all divisions of Westco Equities, Inc. Their services include income property rehabilitation work, tenant improvement work, insurance restoration work and HVAC work. Westco Equities, Inc. can offer our clients all of these services.

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