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MEET JORGE SERRANO, MAINTENANCE MANAGER

Walnut Creek, California

07.27.2021

Jorge Serrano

“I am surrounded by happy, hard-working people. I enjoy my teammates and respect their commitment to excellence.”

As Maintenance Manager for AVE Walnut Creek, Jorge is responsible for the maintaining our sophisticated rental community in the East Bay of San Francisco at the highest level – this includes overseeing preventative maintenance, vendor partners, supply management, resident requests, and any renovation programs. Jorge’s work ethic is unparalleled, and he is beloved by all team members and residents for his dedication to the community. He will be celebrating his 3-year AVE-versary in 5 days.

Q: What is your hometown?
Guatemala

Q: How long have you been with AVE?
3 years on August 1st

Q: What is a typical workday like for you?
I start every day with walking the property, making sure that everything is working properly and looking good. Throughout the day, I talk to my team about their daily schedule, talk to leadership about larger projects, perform inventory audits and supply orders, as needed, meet with vendors to schedule projects.

Q: What brings you the greatest satisfaction in your role?
Just being able to help people.

Q: What is your favorite AVE amenity or service?
Definitely our barbeque area on the rooftop lounge.

Q: What is your favorite quote and why?
“Every day is the opportunity for a better tomorrow” because I choose to look for a better tomorrow and take every experience as a lesson.

Q: What is your favorite spot in the Bay Area and why?
Concord, because that’s where I live and spend time with family.

Q: What’s something interesting about you that we might not know?
I enjoy barbecuing in my free time.

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