Leadership Team

2020 Officers

Helen Chong, CCIM, President

Helen is the principal broker of Haylen Group in San Jose, CA. 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, President-Elect

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

Tim Tikalsky, CCIM, Secretary/Treasurer

Tim is CPA with 39 years’ experience in public accounting. He is currently a Tax Principal at Sensiba San Filippo based in Pleasanton, CA. Tim specializes in Real Estate investment tax planning, compliance and consulting for medium to large closely-held companies, partnerships and fiduciaries. Tim is a CCIM and has been on the chapter’s Board of Directors since 2017.


2020  Leadership Team

Helen Chong
President
Haylen Group, Inc.
1900 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA 95124
888-406-5788
Helen@HaylenGroup.com
Tim Tran
President-Elect
The Ivy Group
39488 Stevenson Place # 100
Fremont, CA 94539
510-213-8883
Tim Tikalsky
Treasurer/Secretary
Sensiba San Filippo LLP
5960 Inglewood Dr. Ste 201
Pleasanton, CA 94588
925-271-8678
Aziz Khatri
Human Resources Officer
Immediate Past President
KW Commercial- Oakland
4937 Telegraph Ave. Ste A
Oakland, CA 94609
510-368-8347
Teddy Swain
Technology Services Officer
Tri Commercial
749 Contra Costa Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94707
510-717-7786
Shane Clark
Director
Tri Commercial
2209 Plaza Dr. Ste 100
Rocklin, CA 95765
916-724-9354
Doug Dransfield
Director
Golden Pacific Bank
1409 28th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
916-955-4809
Serena Fuchs
Director
KW Commercial- Oakland
4937 Telegraph Ave. Suite A
Oakland, CA 94609
408-416-6469
Matt Hagar
Director
Intero Commercial
590 Ygnacio Valley Rd. Ste 102
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
925-380-9006
Ash Patel
Director
Fox Capital Investments
1155 Meridian Ave. Ste 208
San Jose, CA 95125
408-644-6211
Davide Pio
Director
BCRE
2801 Pinole Valley Rd #210
Pinole, CA 94564
510-815-2000
Tony Rishell
Director
Wells Fargo Wealth Management
3540 Ricks Ave.
Martinez, CA 94553
925-451-2500
Rosanna Souza
Director
Tipp Realty at Glen Cove
108 Robles Way
Vallejo, CA 94591
707-246-3106
Terry Shores
Executive Director
6610 Merchant Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
707-795-8095
Committees - Chairs
Broker Forum – Tim Tran
Candidate Guidance—Austin Wedemeyer
Chapter Marketing/Social Media -- Ash Patel
Charity – Aziz Khatri
Designation Promotion –
Education/Scholarships – Tony Rishell
Executive Committee – Helen Chong
Golf Tournament –Rosanna Souza
Infrastructure Tours – Serena Fuchs
Membership – Tony Rishell
Networker Of The Year – Ron Cruz
Networking Events – Davide Pio
Programs – Tony Rishell
Sacramento District – Doug Dransfield
Silicon Valley District - Kevin Cole
Sponsorships –Tim Tikalsky
Technology – Teddy Swain
Wants & Needs – Steve Peterson
50th Anniversary Task Force – Tim Tran
Leadership Voting Task Force – Helen Chong