Kurt Sullivan joined the Douglas Allred Company in 2004 to manage the firm’s national portfolio of residential apartment communities. As Vice President, Property Management, Kurt now oversees the operations and administration of the company’s expanding portfolio of residential and commercial properties in California and Arizona. Kurt enjoys the diverse range of tasks that come with his position and is proud to work for a company that maintains high ethical standards and confidence in its people.
Prior to joining the Douglas Allred Company, Kurt spent nearly 20 years managing regional shopping centers for The Hahn Company and TrizecHahn Development Corporation, where he held the positions of Vice President, Property Management and Vice President, Management Resources. Kurt’s past career experience includes serving as on-site general manager at several regional shopping centers in California and New Jersey. To this day, he carries a toolbox in his car and will not hesitate to roll up his sleeves and complete a minor repair at one of the company’s properties.
As a faculty member for the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego, Kurt teaches property and asset management for the school’s Certificate in Real Estate Finance, Investments and Development program. He serves on the Executive Committee for the San Diego County Apartment Association and is Vice Chairman of the City of San Diego’s North Bay Community Planning Group.
Outside of his property management expertise, Kurt has owned and operated two service businesses and worked in commercial aviation as a flight instructor and charter pilot. He is also an active member of his community, teaching evening youth courses, playing music with the choir, as well as writing and directing the annual Christmas play at his church. For recreation, Kurt enjoys tennis and plays ice hockey in a league with his son. He and his wife reside in Scripps Ranch with their dog, cat, and goldfish.