Laura Ruiz joined Essex in 1998 and has more than 20 years of property management experience. As the Operations Manager, Laura focuses on operational excellence, best practices and individual training for the property management department. Additionally, she oversees the Ventura and Sacramento management teams which consist of Office, Retail, Industrial and Commercial Associations.
Prior to joining Essex, she was employed as a Senior Property Manager by Insignia/ESG, Inc. Her duties included the oversight and management of a 1,000,000 square foot portfolio consisting of low and mid-rise office buildings located throughout Orange County.
Laura is a licensed California Real Estate Sales Person and is affiliated with both the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).