Our team is the best in the business – from our executive management team to the property managers and maintenance workers in our communities, PEM employees are committed to service and driven for success. We are here to serve our investors, owners, tenants and the communities – and we are proud to serve!
Paul E. Mashni, Chief Executive Officer of PEM Real Estate Group, formed the company in 1993 with the goal of providing quality real estate services with strong financial results for its clients. Today, PEM is a full service real estate firm focusing in multifamily investments, third party fee management and consulting.
Over the past 25 years, Paul and his team have grown PEM into an industry leader. Paul’s entrepreneurial strategies have directly contributed to PEM’s growth from one duplex in Detroit, Michigan to owning/managing over one billion in real estate assets since the inception of the company. PEM’s experienced team consists of over 200 employees with a national headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona and assets located throughout the southeast and southwest United States.
With a background in accounting, finance and law, Paul was a consultant with Arthur Anderson, Price Waterhouse and Sandy Corporation prior to starting PEM. In addition to Tiger 21, Paul is also an active member of the Young Presidents Organization in multiple states. Paul is a licensed multi-state real estate broker, a mortgage broker, and the acting President of various associations throughout Arizona.
Paul is a graduate of Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance. He received his law degree from Wayne State University in Michigan. He also holds a CPA license in the state of Michigan.
Giving back to the community is an important role for both Paul and his company. He is involved in multiple non-profit organizations including his role as Director/CEO of Finish Line Foundation II, Inc. which helps support family-oriented non-profits throughout the country.
Lina Joined PEM in 2020 as an Asset Manager. She brings 25 years of experience that began as part of an onsite management team in Charleston, SC. In 2017 her family retired from the Navy and chose Arizona as home. Her experience includes overseeing the successful performance of luxury, conventional, LIHTC, Senior and mixed-use asset communities. Lina brings with her the expertise and in-depth understanding of the industry to help owners achieve their specific goals. This includes budget implementation and adherence, CAPEX projects, and strategy implementation ensuring smooth transitions for the properties in her portfolio targeting reduced expenses and increased revenue. Lina has a strong leadership pedigree focusing on training and mentorship of associates maximizing efficiency and team success. She has dedicated her career to challenging herself to grow. She has the kind of experience that only comes with working through the ranks. Her path has given her a unique perspective of the needs of the on-site teams and residents alike.
In her off time, she is dedicated to her family and prides herself in them. She loves the Ocean and while she misses the beaches in Charleston, SC she loves to explore the West Coast with hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, anything outdoors.
Ken joined PEM in 2013 as Accounting Manager and is now PEM’s Controller. He has over 20 years of experience and a diverse background in providing quality accounting for the property management industry, including the fee-management side, owner/investor and non-profit low-income housing. Prior to working for PEM, he worked for Alliance Residential in Phoenix and Mercy Housing of Denver. Ken has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting from the University of Nebraska and is a 15-year Veteran of the US Army Reserves.
Johnny joined PEM in 2017, as Director of Construction and Maintenance. He began his career in property management with Equity Residential Management, as a carpet cleaning technician, but with his background in maintenance and repairs, he soon transferred into the maintenance department and was eventually promoted to Supervisor. With his strong work ethic and dedication to his job, along with his knowledge in so many areas of property management and construction, he is an essential member of the PEM operations team.