Peninsula Property Management

Meet Our Team

HomeLife Peninsula Property Management has a wide array of staff that each has a unique background.


Doug Holmes - Managing Broker/Strategic Planning

Doug is Managing Broker-Strategic Planning and Principal at HPPM. Doug spent the first part of his career developing and managing Ski Resorts in British Columbia and then entered the Real Estate Industry specializing in Property Management and is celebrating HPPM's 29th year in business. Doug has served on FVREB IC&I committee and as Director of several Industry Associations. He has always focused on developing skills and knowledge required to continually enhance HPPM's services to best meet the needs of all clients. When not working you will find him and his wife Lynda boating in the Islands, golfing or RVing with family and friends.

Tammy Vader - Managing Broker/Operations

Prior to joining HPPM, Tammy worked primarily in the building industry with one of BC's largest new home builders. She began her Property Management career assisting with commercial management and real estate sales. Currently, as Managing Broker, Tammy oversees day-to-day operations of all licensees of the Brokerage along with administrative staff. She provides training/professional development, assistance/guidance to representatives and works with staff helping to build and streamline policies and procedures. Along with leading a strong team with superior skills, she is an active voice for Residential Property Management. She has been invited by The Real Estate Council of BC to provide input on the development of Council approved forms. Tammy was also selected to meet with members of parliament’s Rental Housing Task Force in Victoria to provide advice and ideas to modernize B.C.’s tenancy laws. Tammy is on the Board of Directors for PAMA and a Member of the Education Committee. She also represents HPPM at the South Surrey/White Rock Chamber of Commerce. When not working, she enjoys camping, boating, and spending time with family and friends.

Scott Holmes - Property Manager/Business Development

Scott is a graduate from Trinity Western University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Honors degree, focusing in leadership and management, and is a licensed Property Manager. Scott has previous experience in operations analysis and leadership. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, friends and various sports and recreational activities.

Property Managers

Bernadine Nielsen — Property Managerr

Bernadine comes to HPPM with over 10 years’ experience in the real estate business. She is a licensed Property Manager and a licensed Realtor. She works full time as a Property Manager in the White Rock/South Surrey area and has owned and operated her own business for 20 years. Bernadine has the highest levels of integrity and leads by example in all aspects of her life. She has raised 4 children. In her spare time she is passionate about spending family time with her husband, children, family and friends and staying fit: weight training, swimming, biking and group fitness.

Dawn Muncaster - Property Manager

Dawn came to HPPM with many years' experience working in the real estate industry. Her knowledge has proven to be valuable and includes over 15 years as a licensed real estate professional, along with several years in property management and personal development. She instinctively creates a warm and friendly atmosphere and is dedicated to excellence and quality service. Dawn currently works full-time as a licensed Property Manager. She is a long time resident of White Rock and in her spare time she is with family and friends.

Jagbir Mand — Property Manager

Jagbir is a licensed Property Manager and Strata Manager, and also has her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. Jagbir has extensive experience in the customer service industry and thoroughly enjoys working with people. Some of her past experiences have included working with women and children in addictions, working with autistic children, managing her father’s RV Park, and coaching both a soccer and hockey team. Jagbir no longer coaches, but she is currently playing soccer in a Metro Women’s Soccer League. In her spare time, she likes to play sports, spend time with her family and friends, travel, and read.

Jenny Chen - Property Manager

Jenny joined HPPM in September of 2017. Wanting to pursue her dream of working within real estate and focus on a new career path, she relocated her family from Edmonton, Alberta to now South Surrey! Jenny prides herself on delivering top-level service. She has an extensive background in the Oil industry and Oil Sand Company as Quality Coordinator. Jenny has over 10 years of experience in client service. Away from the office, Jenny likes traveling, fashion, and spending time with family.

Veronica Sharma — Property Manager

Veronica is originally from London, England and brings with her over 20 years of extensive background in Real Estate, Corporate Relocation and Property Management. She has extensive experience of assisting High Net Individuals and Investors globally, in a highly competitive market. With her genuine and passionate nature, she ensures that the clients feel at ease and confident that they are in knowledgeable and trustworthy hands. Her very witty “British” sense of humour, not only leaves her clients & peers smiling from ear to ear, but also creates a lasting impression, which is vital for customer retention and loyalty! Veronica is a very keen equestrian and has been riding and training horses for many years. Her strongest passion is in animal rescue – She has 5 pugs (yes 5!) and she spends time rescuing, rehabilitating and sharing her love and knowledge of animals and working with rescue organizations. She is also an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys kayaking and exploring our beautiful province!

Stefano Gismondi — Property Manager

Stefano is a graduate of SFU with a Bachelor of Economics. A licensed Realtor and Property Manager, Stefano has experience in managing mixed use buildings, small industrial warehouses, and single family homes. Stefano's goal is to provide his clients with exceptional service. In his free time, Stefano enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, hunting and camping in the fall.

Client Services Team

Alice Lam— Accounts Payable Administrator

Alice completed her Accounting Diploma with Vancouver Community College and Level II with Canadian Payroll Association. Prior to HPPM, Alice worked with a Chartered Accounting Firm for more than 10 years before taking her current role at HPPM in 2010. As the Financial Controller, she is responsible for overseeing all the accounting and tax functions of the company. In addition to those responsibilities she has taken the lead in enhancing the financial reporting systems. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, walking and gardening

Carrie La Roue— Maintenance Manager

Prior to joining our team, Carrie had a successful career as a travel consultant assisting clients with their vacation and business travel requirements. Carrie has transcended her knowledge and understanding of maintenance through guidance and strong communication skills along with the ability to analyze and interpret the needs required. This ability has made Carrie a great liaison between owners, tenants, and contractors. As well as being educated in the field of special education, volunteering is a passion for Carrie after spending numerous years as an assistant swim coach for Special Olympics of BC. Kayaking and exploring the waters of our beautiful province is Carrie's newest craving.

Courtney Backus— Administrative Assistant

Courtney joins HPPM with twenty plus years of Administrative Assistant experience, with eleven of those years being dedicated to the Strata Industry, as a Forms Administrator/Strata Assistant. Courtney’s knowledge and understanding of the strata industry, as well as her effective communication skills and mindfulness, will be a great asset to HPPM as she continues her career with us. In her spare time, Courtney enjoys spending time with her daughter, taking her dogs for walks, working out, cooking, spending time with friends, and loves going to wineries!

Jeniffer Umanzor— Building Manager at Emmaus Place

Jeniffer joins our HPPM team as Building Manager at Emmaus Place. While pursuing her education in Real Estate, and networking, it was suggested that she apply to Emmaus Place to practice some of her studies. She has been in her current role for nine months and we are pleased to have her with HPPM. Jeniffer is a very versatile professional. She has worked for non-profit organizations, helping immigrants find a job in Canada. She has 10+ years of Customer Service experience, trained in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean. She is also a UX/IU Designer, Graphic Designer, and Entrepreneur, always looking for the next successful step. In her personal time, you may find her spending time with her family, at White Rock Pier or any lake with her paddleboard.

Julie Macchabee— Human Resources/Office Manager

Julie appreciates the 30+year history of HPPM and strives to maintain the successful company roots with a team that is focused on providing exceptional customer service. Julie has many years of administrative/office experience and takes pride in working for a local company where she can both work and give back to the community. Julie recently achieved credential for Associate Certificate Human Resource Management. She believes that continuous learning is linked to better organizational performance, to a richer life, and a better future for companies and their employees. Julie’s door is always open as she welcomes conversations with clients and from members of a team that she is proud to belong to. Away from the office, Julie enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Kritika Kumar - Lease Administrator

With over 12 years of real estate experience, Kritika has excellent knowledge and understanding of the real estate process. Her lease documentation and demonstrated experience in lease term, give her a strong understanding when coordinating proposals through our approval processes. She has great communication and coordination skills to manage all arrangements with owners, property managers and tenants, as well as with other departments. Her strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and well developed sense of accountability enable her to work effectively in a timely manner. Kritika is also our "go to girl" as a translator for Hindi, Fijian, and Punjabi. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, camping, cooking, wine tasting, watching movies & shopping.

Lynda Holmes— Customer Care Representativ

Lynda's career has focused on Sales Training and Team Building, Interior Decorating and Customer Care. She obtained her Property Manager Designation in 2013-2018 and enjoyed helping clients find their "home". Originally from Ontario, she was transferred to B.C. in 1989 as Western Canada Customer Service Manager with Apple Canada and has called B.C. home ever since. Lynda enjoys biking, kayaking and boating in the islands, and camping with her family and friends in her leisure time

Emily Garner— Receptionist/Client Services Representative

Emily is originally from Sydney, Australia and now has dual citizenship. Before leaving Australia, she completed a Diploma in Interior Design and has now completed various business courses in Canada at BCIT. Emily has extensive experience providing excellent customer service/sales roles in a variety of industries. She has worked with several start-ups where she contributed her skills in design and sales. Emily has a love for building relationships and really enjoys her new role as Receptionist here at HPPM. She is very interested in learning Property Management and establishing a career within this industry. Away from the office, Emily is outdoors every second she can get, enjoying swimming, camping in the mountains, and snowboarding.

Teresa Collins— Accounts Payable Administrator

Teresa is the newest member to our HPPM team. Teresa achieved an Accounting and Payroll Diploma (Honors) and worked for public accounting firms before joining HPPM. As Accounts Payable Administrator, Teresa is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable which includes vendor payments, utilities, strata payments, and other accounts payable duties. You may also hear her pleasant voice as she assists our Receptionist to answer the phone or meet her at the front desk when our Receptionist has stepped away. Teresa also speaks Mandarin and Cantonese and knows her language skills will help to serve our Chinese clientele. In her spare time, Teresa enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.

Tiffany Li— Accounts Receivable Administrator

Tiffany graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce specializing in Accounting. She moved to B.C. in 2015 and joined HPPM for the Accounts Payable position. Tiffany is now in the role of Accounts Receivable Administrator. With a vast client base of Chinese clients, Tiffany uses her language skills and often works alongside with other departments within the company to assist with client needs. On her days off, she loves to explore the city and discover the cuisines that Vancouver is famous for!


Brian Hodgson - Unit Conditions Inspector

Lucie Sinclair - Unit Conditions Inspector

Mike Smith - Unit Conditions Inspector