Our Team

Amber Monte
President

Amber Monte has over 20 years of property management experience. As President of Sage Apartment Communities, Ms. Monte oversees all aspects of the management of our portfolio of communities throughout the United States. She is also President of our sister portfolio, Investment Property Group. She takes a very proactive hands-on approach to the management of our communities and ensuring our teams always feel supported and considered. She enjoys implementing new technology and community upgrades that result in continuous improvements in our customer service and resident experience. She earned her bachelor degree in Business Leadership from Concordia University of Irvine.

Julie Rodriguez, CPM
Chief Operating Officer

Julie Rodriguez joined the team with 30 years of property management experience. As Chief Operating Officer she oversees the day to day operations and management for all Sage Communities. Ms. Rodriguez has managed multifamily real estate across the country and has held positions from Property Manager, Regional Manager, Senior Regional Manager, Regional Vice President and Vice President of Operations. A prime focus of her career has been the repositioning of large building assets, receiverships, acquisitions, and restructuring the result driven property management division. She holds the designation of Certified Property Manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management. Ms. Rodriguez has served on the Orange County board of IREM for 6 years as the VP of membership. She is a licensed realtor and broker in California and Michigan. She studied at the University of Toledo and holds an Associate’s degree in Business Management Administration.

Lea Beasley
Director of Operations

Lea Beasley brings 32 years of experience in the multi-family residential industry in various positions including Leasing Consultant, Community Manager, Regional Manager, Director of Resident Information Management, Regional Vice President, and Asset Manager. Ms. Beasley has managed assets both privately owned and institutionally owned throughout the United States. She has extensive success building strong teams and has concentrated focus on operational financial results. Ms. Beasley holds a California Real Estate License and is working towards her Certification in Property Management with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Ms. Beasley holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and a Masters in Business Administration for the University of California, Irvine.

Greg Gomez
Chief Financial Officer

Greg Gomez has been the CFO for the over 10 years and in-house CPA of Affordable Housing Associates, LLC. During 9 of those 11 years Greg oversaw the expansion and management of the affordable housing division. Currently, Greg oversees the accounting for the affordable housing properties and assists in related HUD and property management matters.

Javier Piña
Director of Compliance

Javier has been in real estate management and the multifamily industry for over 15 years and has recently joined Sage Apartment Communities. Javier is responsible for the oversight of the Compliance Department which supports the on-site teams in the affordable portfolio in all aspects of compliance. Javier holds the Assisted Housing Manager (AHM) certification with Quadel Consulting. Other certifications include Management and Occupancy Review Specialist (MORS) and Tax Credit Specialist (TCS) with the National Center for Housing Management (NCHM). Javier is also Certified Occupancy Specialist (CPO) with National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA). Javier also holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marketing from Cal State University, Northridge.

Dan Cervantes
Director of Human Resources

Dan brings nearly 10 years of human resources management experience to the Sage Apartment Communities team. He began his career in the Air Force and transitioned to HR to provide a better work experience for employees after earning his MBA from Chapman University. As Director of Human Resources, he is responsible for the full employment cycle. Dan is passionate about process improvement and making tomorrow better than today. During his free time, he enjoys traveling, hockey and fitness.

Urvi Mehta
Controller

Urvi Mehta has been handling Property Management Accounting since 2006. Prior to joining Sage Ms. Mehta worked with a mid-sized property management firm and was responsible for all accounting functions for commercial as well as low income housing properties. She earned her Master’s in Accountancy from Gujarat University, India.