About the GPM Team
Kathy Christmas: Founder/Broker
Originally from Arizona, Kathy started her professional career as an Aviation Electrician with the United States Navy, serving honorably for 10 years while on active duty, followed by 2 years in the Navy Reserve. Her personal values and military service have allowed Kathy to succeed as a business owner. In 2002, she went into real estate; she earned her Broker's License in 2006; in 2007, she opened Golden Property Management (GPM). The company reflects Kathy's core values of courtesy, professionalism and attention to detail. Kathy's knowledge and familiarity with Real Estate laws will ensure that every property GPM manages is maintained to the highest standards. In 2010, she earned her MBA.
Diana Zimmerman: Accounting Manager
Growing up in Illinois, Diana started her career and accounting studies many years before transitioning to California in the 1980's. In 2008, she joined the GPM team. Diana has worked for major Corporations, CPA firms, mom and pop organizations, as well as retail and wholesale companies. Diana's highest career achievement has been a 7 year period as Operations and Finance Manager including managing multiple employees and departments of a multi-million dollar corporation. Her talents are not limited to just accounting, she also has a background in human resources, as well as policy and procedural development. Her hobbies are electric guitar, cooking and photography.
Erica Crossland: Office Manager
An Arizona native, she moved to South Carolina after becoming a Navy spouse in 2006. When transferred to Millington, Tennessee, she started her real estate career; then in 2009, Erica transferred to San Diego, and joined the GPM team. She since then has become one of the backbones of GPM. Erica oversees all aspects within the GPM office. She is the main contact for all GPM Owners, handles all the work orders, and works closely with Diana, in Accounting. She is currently working on her BA at Columbia Southern University.
Monique Dominquez: Front Office Assistant
Native to San Diego, Monique joined the GPM team in 2013 and has become a valuable asset to the team. Working with both owners and tenants, Monique brings her outstanding customer service skills to the table and handles any situation in a professional/timely manner. Helping run the office, Monique handles the monthly rent collects, applications, creating presentation folders, and overviewing the daily task of the other team members. In 2016, Monique got her real estate licenses and plans to use it to help people find a more permanent home and to become a greater asset to the GPM team.
Patricia O'Hara: Office Assistant
A longtime resident of Arizona, Patricia has a degree in Accounting/Business and has worked in many fields ranging from Savings and Loan Branch Manager/Trainer, Finance Coordinator for an Arizona home builder, Assistant Accounting Controller/Aviation and Construction Accounting/Office Management. She recently joined GPM in an effort to learn all aspects of Property Management and assist other GPM Team Member with the daily flow of customer service and accounting. She believes that shared knowledge helps companies achieve growth.
Julius Gacosta: Field Service Representative
Native to San Diego, Julius joined GPM in early 2016 and already has become an important asset to the GPM team. His all-time favorite hobby of photography has been a great attribute for GPM and has helped display several properties for our advertisements. His outstanding and friendly personality shines through while conducting move-ins, move-outs, home inspections, as well as, showing properties to past and future tenants. He plans to study and receive his real estate license in the near future and is excited to see what property management/ real estate has in store for him.
Anthony Silva: Field Service Representative
Originally from New Jersey, Anthony has been a San Diego resident since 1989, and has spent most of his time since then exploring America’s Finest City from South Bay to North County. With years of experience in various forms of customer service Anthony has a distinct talent for being professional, personable, and knowledgeable when interacting with owners, tenants, and prospective tenants. He also has a talent for audio and video production that he’s used for his own podcasts and performance work that he does in his spare time. Anthony’s excited to be the newest team member of the GPM Team and plans to bring all of his talents to the job and use them to their utmost potential.