Phone: 626-405-0956

With deep experience in the industry, our team expertly assumes responsibility for the acquisition, planning, entitlement, construction, financing, leasing and/or management of all company projects to ensure complexities don’t get in the way of delivering community-changing investments and services.

James L. Halferty
President and Chief Executive Officer

James L. Halferty has been active in the California real estate industry for over 45 years. As Founder of Halferty Development Company in 1980, he has achieved a reputation as an innovator in the interrelated fields of design, construction, marketing and finance. Mr. Halferty holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Humanities from the University of Southern California.

Jennifer Johnston
Director of Operations

Jennifer Johnston brings her legal and communications consulting background, particularly in the grocery retail and hospitality industries, to help manage the Company’s operations and coordinate project activities. Jennifer earned a B.A. from the University of Southern California and a J.D. from the Pennsylvania State University.

Mark J. Noack
Director of Project Management

Mark Noack is responsible for the management of the Company’s existing and new construction projects or remodels, working closely with the various project and construction management teams to oversee the activities of the engineers, architects and other consultants. A licensed Civil Engineer and Real Estate Agent, Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology – Design and Construction from California State University, Fresno, where he majored in Civil Engineering and Construction.

Marlene Avila
Director of Property Management

Marlene Avila handles all lease administration as well as coordination and management of property operations. Ms. Avila began her real estate career as an Executive Assistant and then Real Estate Associate at Lee & Associates in Los Angeles. She also managed over 130 Ralphs and Food 4 Less stores in California as a Property Manager for The Kroger Company. She holds a Real Estate Sales License in the State of California.

Nathalie Theiller
Director of Accounting Management

Nathalie Theiller joined the company in 1990 and is responsible for general accounting including accounts receivable and accounts payable, reconciling bank accounts, monthly variance reports, monthly financial statements, construction loans and other cash management responsibilities.

Jennifer Arabian
Project Accounting Manager

Jennifer Arabian manages the day-to-day development project accounting functions for the Company. Jennifer earned a B.A. in Political Science and Government from UCLA and holds an MBA from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

Jeff Campbell
Accounting Manager

Jeff Campbell joined the company in 2022. His responsibilities include assisting the Director of Accounting Management with projects across the Development and Management portfolios.

Dmika Greco
Assistant to the President

Dmika Greco joined the company in 1999 and manages the office, oversees Human Resources, coordinates escrows, and assists Mr. Halferty in his day-to-day operations for the company. Prior to her time at HDC, Ms. Greco completed a one-year program at Minneapolis Business College and was an Administrative Assistant at a large corporation in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Madeline Brooks
Administrative Assistant/Assistant to Director of Property Management

Madeline Brooks manages the company’s front office and also supports the Property Management and Accounting operations as well as special projects.