2021 OfficersHelen 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 Tikalsky, CCIM, Treasurer
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 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.
Doug Dransfield, CCIM, Director
With over 25 years in the banking industry, Doug received his CCIM designation in 2016. He spent over 20 years with Bank of Amercia’s Real Estate Industries Group, and currently works as the senior commercial lender for Golden Pacific Bank, a boutique commercial bank located in Sacramento. While specializing in multi-family lending, Doug has a broad background in financing various types of commercial properties and is a licensed broker. He currently serves on the boards for Lambda Alpha International (a national land-use organization), and the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce. He has also served on the local boards for ULI and NAIOP.