Angela has been a leader in the Southern California real estate market for over 20 years as an engineer and a developer. Angela is experienced in traditional suburban construction, Type I, Type V and Type III modified construction. She is proficient in entitlements, permitting, Department of Real Estate processing, architectural design of urban and suburban product, unit mix analysis and market positioning, budget preparation and management, market positions, sales strategy, pricing strategy, project management, schedule analysis, project close out, move in strategy, preparation of governing documents, and customer service.
As civil engineer, Angela designed custom homes, golf courses, and entitled, designed, permitted and supported construction for several suburban and urban developments in San Diego.
In 2003 Angela joined K. Hovnanian Homes. She led the traditional suburban homebuilder into the national urban market by developing its first three urban projects, all located in downtown San Diego and totaling over 600 units. She oversaw entitlement, team selection, design, construction, sales, move-in strategy and customer service efforts. Subsequently, as Director of Acquisitions and Area Vice President, Angela oversaw the acquisition of single-family residential communities, high-rise developments and mixed-use properties throughout Southern California as well as oversaw all aspects of design development, entitlement and permitting, construction, sales and customer service.
Since departing K. Hovnanian Homes, Angela has been a principal at Boretto + Merrill focused on assisting clients with acquisition of assets, proforma budgeting and cost estimating, entitlements, construction management and project close out.
Angela is a graduate of The University of Michigan and has been living in San Diego for over 20 years. In her spare time, Angela has sought out personal real estate ventures purchasing apartments then renting, managing, renovating and converting them to condominium units. Angela also founded a non-profit organization, The Lois Merrill Foundation, which has raised over $200,000 in funds used to further cancer research and to pay medical bills of rare cancer patients who cannot afford the cost of their care. Angela has her black belt in Kenpo Karate, and is an surfer, yogi and traveler having visited over 30 different countries and 4 continents.
Key Projects: The Conrad Center for Performing Arts, 1836 Columbia, Hymettus Estates, Celsius Lemon Grove, The Park at Banker's Hill, The Hotel Del Coronado Industrial Area, Petco Park, Omni Hotel, M2i, Doma, Cortez Blu, Acqua Vista, Gaslamp Square, and many more.
Proficiencies: Microsoft Project, Excel, and AutoCAD
DRE License Number 01862021
Licensed Professional Engineer