Leadership Team

2018 Officers

Steve Peterson, CCIM, President
Steve is the Broker/Owner of Infinity Investments, a commercial real estate brokerage and investment firm based in Oakland. His focus is in apartment buildings, but he has experience in office and retail property as well. Steve has been in the commercial real estate business for 12 years, both as an investor and a broker/agent. He started his company in 2009. He started in commercial real estate working for an investment firm raising capital towards the acquisition of large apartment buildings and small NNN leased retail property. Steve is the current president of ARPB (Associated Real Property Brokers) which is the Oakland Realtist Chapter of NAREB (National Assn. of Real Estate Brokers). He has been a chapter officer or director since 2010.

Aziz Khatri, CCIM, President-Elect
Aziz is director of KW Commercial in Oakland where, for the past 12 years, he has been engaged in the sale and leasing of commercial properties around the Bay Area. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, he has been in real estate for 28 years. He is a past president of the Oakland Association of Realtors. The Northern California Commercial Assn. of Realtors named him Commercial Broker of the year in 2014. Aziz has been a chapter officer or director since 2013

Helen Chong, CCIM, Treasurer
Helen is the principal broker of Haylen Group in San Jose. She has over 13 years of real estate experience in residential and commercial real estate. She joined the chapter Board of Directors in 2015 and served as Secretary in 2017. Helen also led the expansion of the Silicon Valley District beginning in 2015. She is the Chair of the Commercial Real Estate Task Force and a director of the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors.

Tim Vi Tran, CCIM, Secretary
Tim is the Founder and President of The Ivy Group based in Fremont. He has practiced commercial real estate since 1999, and currently leads the firm’s Acquisition, Disposition and Leasing divisions.   He advises clients on office, retail, industrial, multi family, self-storage and vacant land asset types. Tim has been on the chapter’s Board of Directors since 2015 and has chaired the Silicon Valley District and Infrastructure Tour Committees.

2018 Leadership Team


Steve Peterson, CCIM
Infinity Investments
2421 Telegraph Ave #104
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-879-7542
Fax: 510-879-7546


Aziz Khatri, CCIM
KW Commercial- East Bay
3758 Grand Av. #69
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 510-368-8347


Helen Chong, CCIM
Haylen Group, Inc.
1999 S. Bascom Ave. #700
Campbell, CA 95008
Phone: 888-406-5788


Tim Tran, CCIM
The Ivy Group
39488 Stevenson Place # 100
Fremont, CA 94539
Cell: 408-799-5290

Resources Officer
Immediate Past President

Eric Rehn, CCIM
Kennedy Wilson Brokerage Group
1850 Gateway Blvd Ste 130
Concord, CA 94520
Cell: 925-784-3449

Technology Services Officer

Dale Dockins, CCIM
North Bay Commercial Real Estate
100 Stony Point Rd Ste 250
Santa Rosa, CA 94501
Phone: 707-521-3500


Doug Dransfield, CCIM
Golden Pacific Bank
1409 28th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-414-0650
Cell: 916-955-4809

Ash Golani
GTeam Realty
900 Crow Canyon Rd. Ste S-123
Danville, CA 94506
Phone: 510-552-4258

Stella Guinto, CCIM
Zephyr Real Estate
2282 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94144
Phone: 415-404-1814

William Hart, CCIM
Bradley Commercial
851 Irwin Street Ste. 104
San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone: 415-519-1113

Mark Hinkins, CCIM
Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates
1875 Olympic Blvd #220
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-627-6027
Cell: 925-878-5176

Dan Mincher, CCIM
The Vollman Company
1900 Point West Way, Ste 161
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: 916-833-3763

Davide Pio, CCIM
2801 Pinole Valley Rd #210
Pinole, CA 94564
Phone: 510-815-2000

Rosanna Souza
Tipp Realty
108 Robles Way
Vallejo, CA 94591

Austin Wedemeyer, Jr., CCIM
2423 Rockville Road
Fairfield, CA 94534
Phone: 707-246-7796

Executive Director

Terry Shores
6610 Merchant Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
Phone: 707-795-8095


Book Club – Chair Steve Edrington

Broker Forums
Chair Aziz Khatri, Vice Chair Stella Guinto

Candidate Guidance
Chair Austin Wedemeyer

Chapter Marketing/Designation Promotion
   Chair Rosanna Souza

Education/Scholarships— Chair Davide Pio

Infrastructure Tours –

Marketing Session – Chair Bill Hart

Membership –Chair Doug Dransfield

Networker Of The Year –
Chair Mark Hinkins

Networking – Steve Peterson

Programs – Chair Eric Rehn

Silicon Valley District –
Chair Tim Tran, Vice Chair Cesar Pena

Sacramento District –
   Chair Doug Dransfield

Social Media – Chair Helen Chong

Sponsorships/ Mentoring Session
Chair Helen Chong, Vice Chair Ash Golani

Technology – Dale Dockins