The Income Property Management Expo hosts a variety of free Educational Seminars addressing the real issues facing today’s Rental Property Owners, Managers & Investors.  Guest speakers encourage attendee interaction through Q&A during each session.

Topics include:

  • Real Estate Investment Strategy
  • Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Property Tax Preparation & Code Changes
  • Landlord / Tenant Law & The Eviction Process
  • Rent Control & Legislative Updates
  • Property Management Strategies
  • Fair Housing Issues
  • Seismic Retrofit Ordinance in LA & MORE!



Robert “Rusty” Tweed | TFS Properties

With over 25 years of real estate experience, Robert Tweed is an expert in commercial real estate & incorporating advanced tax strategies. Mr. Tweed has been mentioned in numerous articles in magazine publications, including the Los Angeles Times & is a keynote speaker on 1031 Exchanges. Rusty has assisted his clientele in well over 100+ property exchanges & has been involved in more than $500 million dollars in successful 1031 transactions.

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Patti “Widget” | Law Group

Patti has been highly involved in the property management industry more than 20 years. She is an independent rental owner, a property manager by trade, and has spent many years as a regional  property manager. Patti acts as an advisor and expert in the property management industry. Patti actively involved with several different apartment associations, she is a key note speaker at conventions , writes articles for their publications and is an educator in their training classes. She has been an invited as a judge for several different types of industry awards. Patti’s also holds various certifications and licenses on both a state and on a national level.

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Mike Brennan | Brennan Law Firm

Mike Brennan represents landlords in every aspect of landlord-tenant matters, including initial lease negotiations and drafting, to unlawful detainer litigation in a professional, efficient, and cost effective manner with experience and a proven track record of success in virtually every aspect of landlord-tenant litigation.

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Kristy Kelley | Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles

KristyKelley-webKristy Kelley, Director of Membership Engagement at Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles, has over 17 years of experience in the property management industry. Her on-site experience, various state and national level certifications and licenses have allowed her to provide professional advice in fair housing, tenant screening, budgeting, training and much more. Kristy also sits on the planning committee for the Riverside County annual fair housing conference. She is heavily involved with various local communities through the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program and has received recognition in several cities throughout the region for her efforts to promote and enhance the Crime Free Program. Kristy is an advisor, speaker and professional in the property management industry.

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Tony Watson | Robert Hall & Associates

Tony Watson personally manages clients with over $50 million in real estate holdings and consults with over 30 property flipping companies. He has spoken for over a hundred different trade organizations throughout the state of California. Tony is a federally  licensed tax practitioner who can advise, represent, and prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations and any other entity with tax-reporting requirements.

For over 48 years, Robert Hall & Associates has specialized in tax preparation and incorporating for the real estate industry, including brokers, realtors, and investors.

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Kari Negri | SKY Properties, Inc.

Name any aspect of the complex world of property management and Kari Negri has been at the forefront, forging new ground, fighting for the rights of property owners and tenants alike, adding value, and making a significant difference.  With a strong background in management, Kari founded SKY Properties, Inc. in 1997 to offer hands-on, boutique-level property management at a competitive price for multi-tenant property owners. Kari has served on the Board of Directors for the Apartment Association, California Southern Cities (AACSC), where she was the VP of National Legislation and a frequent lobbyist in both Sacramento and Washington, D.C. She is the Vice President of Membership on the Board of the East Valley Police Activity League Supporters (PALS) and she is the past President of the Official California Apartment Journal (OCAJ), where she was responsible for editing and publishing a monthly magazine with a readership of over 25,000 subscribers.  Kari currently serves as a Board Member for the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA), is the Co-Chair of State Legislation, and a monthly contributor in AAGLA’s magazine featuring “ask Kari”.   

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Bill Exeter | Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC

William “Bill” L. Exeter is the President and Chief Executive Officer for The Exeter Group of Companies, including The Exeter Group, LLC, Exeter 1031 Exchange Services, LLC, Exeter Reverse 1031 Exchange Services, LLC, and Exeter IRA Services, LLC.  Bill has written, lectured, taught and trained investors extensively on 1031 and 1033 Exchange transactions, Tenant-In-Common (TIC) investment properties pursuant to IRS Revenue Procedure 2002-22 and Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) pursuant to IRS Revenue Ruling 2004-86 as like-kind replacement property solutions for 1031 and 1033 Exchanges, Self-Directed IRAs and Title Holding Trusts (Land Trusts).

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Dennis P. Block | The Law Firm of Dennis P. Block & Associates

Dennis P. Block, eviction attorney,  is an authority in the field of Landlord/Tenant law and rent control issues in Los Angeles. He conducts numerous seminars for both landlords and fellow attorneys. He is also past President of the Apartment Association.

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Brian Gordon & Vince Medina | Lotus Property Services, Inc.

Vincent Medina

Brian and Vincent are “The Apartment Specialists”, owners of Lotus Property Services, Inc. and are active leaders and Real Estate Brokers in the apartment industry. Since introducing Lotus Property Services, Inc., the company now oversees a real estate portfolio of over one billion dollars in value which in part has been accomplished by Brian & Vincent’s commitment to quality and service. Together Brian & Vincent have also sold over one billion dollars in real estate assets. As former Presidents and Board members of apartment associations, frequent writers for numerous industry magazines, key note speakers for seminars and investment groups such as the Value Hound Academy, Brian and Vincent have earned the title as the undisputed “Apartment Specialists”.

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Gene Guarino | Residential Assisted Living Academy

Gene Guarino is President of Residential Assisted Living AcademyTM in Phoenix, AZ and has over 30 years experience in real estate investing and business. Today, Gene is focused on just one thing… investing in the mega-trend of senior assisted housing. Having trained tens of thousands of investor / entrepreneurs over the past 25 years, he now specializes in helping others take advantage of this mega-trend opportunity.

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