February New Member Spotlight – Seira Melendez
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
by: Casey Furtado, Pacific Rim Mechanical

Section: New Member Spotlight

We are excited to introduce one of our newest BOMA members, Seira Melendez. She is an Assistant Property Manager with the amazing team at IDS Real Estate Group. Along with pursuing a passionate career, she is a mom of three kiddos and always on the move building memories and supporting her family. 

Please welcome Seira and Read our Q&A with her to learn more.

BOMA San Diego: What is your role/responsibility at IDS Real Estate Group?
My current role is an Assistant Property Manager at IDS Real Estate Group. Additionally, some of my responsibilities consist of the following:
  • Obtaining aging report on behalf of Property Manager and follow up on all delinquencies, utilizing client-directed policies.
  • Prepare lease abstracts, monthly rent roll, stacking plan for Property Manager review.
  • Responsible for aspects of annual budgets preparation, CAM reconciliations, and monthly financial reports.
  • Also, I tend to be very flexible so on occasion I am moved to assist team members that require extra help while keeping my current properties.

BOMA San Diego: What type of buildings do you manage? 
Industrial in Tolleson, AZ; Auburn, CA; Oceanside, CA; & Miramar, CA.

BOMA San Diego: Tell us about your family & pets! 
My family consists of my husband and my three daughters. Since my life is already too hectic, we do not have pets.

BOMA San Diego: What was your first role in commercial real estate and what ultimately got you interested in this field?
My first role in commercial real estate was a Real Estate Administrator with CBRE and Kathy Sullivan. She definitely influenced my career. Property Management will never be boring, and because of that, I was drawn to it immediately. You never know what issues may rise.

BOMA San Diego: What are your top three goals for joining BOMA San Diego?  
Build my support community, and increase my general skills, knowledge, and abilities.

BOMA San Diego: What committees have you joined or are interested in joining?
Currently, I have joined the Events Committee, and plan to join one more, but unsure of what is out there at the moment.

BOMA San Diego: What is your favorite part of the workday?  
Tenant and Vendor interaction. I thrive on helping or being resourceful to fellow colleagues or tenants.

BOMA San Diego: What is a hobby you do outside of work? 
I love spending time with my family and creating new and fun memories with my children. This also consists of being involved in their school, soccer practices/games, and anything they are interested in in that given moment. I love being a mother, and a working professional. Having balance is definitely needed and enjoyed to the fullest.