As Regional Director of Engineering, DJ works directly with Property Managers, Engineers, Strategic Account Management (SAM) program clients, Asset Managers, and sustainability leadership to implement and maintain building management systems, schedule and conduct all preventative maintenance, execute operations, and uphold Transwestern’s quality standards. DJ works to protect assets and the value of the properties while managing a high-performing team and providing exceptional client service.


DJ joined Transwestern with over 25 years of building maintenance and operations experience in a commercial real estate environment, encompassing everything from medical office and life sciences to industrial and data center uses.
Prior to joining Transwestern, DJ was employed by Irvine Company, where he started as an HVAC Technician. He progressed into the Engineering Manger role, where he was responsible for overseeing the expansion in Silicon Valley. There, he was instrumental in the successful growth and occupancy of 1.5 million square feet to over 8 million square feet of mixed-use space and the recruitment and hiring of 15 engineers.


  • EPA 608 Universal Technician Certification (1990)
  • Certified LEED Green Associate (2020)
  • Building Operator Certification (2020)
  • OSHA 30-Hour Construction Certification (2018)
  • Siemens Desigo Controls Level 1 Training (2017)
  • Automated Logic Level 2 Training (2017)


DJ earned a program completion certification from The Cabrillo College Advanced Supervisor Academy.