President & Chief Executive Officer: Scott Hess email Scott Hess is a Designated Managing Broker in Washington and is well known for his professionalism, knowledge, and integrity in the industry. He first and foremost provides attention to property details, employee training, and meeting all of our clients’ needs. He is President of the Southwest Chapter of Manufactured Housing Communities of Washington, Inc., sits on its Board of Directors, and is Chairperson of Committee to Protect Property Rights. Scott is politically active in Washington and Oregon as it affects the MHC industry and served as President of MHCW. Scott earned his master's degree in educational administration from Central Washington University. He is dedicated to providing superior real estate and property management services to our clients.
Chief Operating Officer: Erik Hess email Erik Hess is the Chief of Operations for Sterling Properties Real Estate Services. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington and a licensed Property Manager in Oregon. He graduated from San Diego State University where he earned his Master's in Business Administration. While at SDSU Erik specialized in Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Operations. Erik brings solid experience to Sterling Properties Real Estate Services and supports our goal to provide the best property management services in the Pacific Northwest.
Chief Development Officer & In-House Counsel: Bjorn Hess email Bjorn Hess is the Chief of Business Development and In-House Counsel for Sterling Properties Real Estate Services. Bjorn is a licensed attorney in both Washington and Oregon. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. After working in Washington DC and spending a summer in Europe Bjorn attended graduate school and law school at Texas Tech University where he earned his Masters of Science in Personal Financial Planning and his Juris Doctorate. When Bjorn is not at Sterling Properties Real Estate Services you can find him skiing, boating with his dog Kona, and spending time with his family in the great outdoors.
Controller: Daniel Bray email Daniel Bray is our Accounting Department's Controller. Daniel is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (AICPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (ACFE). Daniel brings with him years of knowledge and experience from working at Pricewaterhouse Coopers New York. While at PwC Daniel worked in external financial reporting for a variety of hedge and private equity funds as well as major financial, pension and educational institutions. Daniel is skilled in financial reporting, project management and valuing illiquid investments like real estate. After attending University of Washington for his undergraduate degree in Accounting and Business Administration, Daniel went to Graduate School at Wake Forest University where he earned his Master's of Science in Accounting.
Accounting & Executive Assistant: Natalie Schubert email Natalie Schubert is our Accounting and Executive Assistant. She moved to the PNW from Arizona with her husband and son. She has an extensive background in providing information management support and customer service. She excels at communicating with and supporting our Accounting Specialists, Property Managers, and Property Owners. Natalie's passion for people and background in customer service makes her a true asset to the Accounting Department and the Sterling Properties Corporate Team.
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant: Meghan Gordon email Meghan is our receptionist and administrative assistant. She is a California native. She has a general passion for real estate and is working on her Real Estate Licensing. She has her associate arts degree from Pierce College in Puyallup, WA. In her spare time Meghan enjoys sewing and creating vintage garments. She enjoys spending her spare time playing video games and exploring Vancouver to get a better understanding of our community. She is a valued asset to our executive team and helps us provide the best management services in the Northwest!
Property Managers: email We have numerous highly qualified property managers both on and off site at all of the properties we manage. They provide excellent service to the property owners and tenants. Our managers maintain the properties to our organization's standards (The Sterling Standard). Providing the best property management services for our owners and tenants is our top priority.
Founding Member: Andrew Sterling Hess (1923 - 2015)
Andrew Hess was the Key Founder of Sterling Properties, LLC. Andrew started Sterling Properties after retiring from his position as the Director of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Andrew's career as a State Senator and supporter of various organizations helped create and shape the housing industry in the Pacific Northwest. Andrew served as a member of the Higher Education Board of Washington and was instrumental in the placement of WSU-Vancouver.