Our Team

Trilar Management Group’s professional managers and service specialists are experts in the management and leasing of apartment, office, retail and industrial properties. Our team members are dedicated to personalized service and improving the performance and value of our clients’ properties.

Barbara Fischer, Senior Vice President, Trilar Management Group

Barbara Fischer, Senior Vice President

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Barbara has more than 25 years of management experience in the property management field. Starting her property management career as a senior administrative assistant for Walters Management Company, she assisted the senior asset manager with new business development and a portfolio of apartment and commercial assets.

In 1996, Barbara assisted in the founding of Trilar Management Group, Inc., undertaking a wide range of responsibilities. As Trilar grew, Barbara concentrated on development of the commercial division, from one shopping center to more than 20 properties. Today, as a senior vice president for the commercial division, she currently oversees a portfolio of more than one million square feet of office, retail and industrial properties. Barbara’s close and direct involvement with owners, tenants and vendors, has resulted in the major repositioning of assets as well as value enhancement. Her experience in budgeting, tenant improvements, capital improvements, lease negotiations as well as tenant relations and repositioning is extensive.

Barbara attended the University of California, San Diego and is a licensed Real Estate Broker.

Yvette R. Sanchez, Regional Vice President, Trilar Management Group

Yvette R. Sanchez, Regional Vice President

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Yvette joined Trilar Management Group in 2001 as a Property Supervisor, responsible for managing multiple apartment communities. In 2007, she was promoted to Director of Marketing and Training, responsible for training all incoming On-site Managers, Assistant Managers and Leasing Consultants. In 2012, Yvette was promoted to Regional Manager and today oversees one of our largest San Diego property portfolios. In 2018, Yvette was deservingly promoted to Regional Vice President with the responsibility of overseeing all Regional and Community Managers. Over the last 20 years Yvette has acquired extensive knowledge in conventional and affordable housing, renovations, new construction and lease up properties. Yvette began her career in property management in 1994 as a leasing specialist in Virginia Beach, VA after spending several years in the hotel industry as the front desk supervisor.

Yvette volunteers her time to the San Diego Apartment Association and has served as chairman for the annual Mark of Excellence ceremony. Yvette was awarded the Prestige’s Award for Rental Manager of the Year consecutively in 2002 and 2003.

Lisa Ricks, Marketing & Training Coordinator, Trilar Management Group

Lisa Ricks, Marketing & Training Coordinator

Lisa joined Trilar Management Group in December 2016. She has over 25 years experience in multi-family apartment community management. She has held the titles of Leasing Manager, Bookkeeper, Assistant Manager, Resident Relation Specialist, and Community Manager.

Lisa has managed properties from 99 units to 736 units throughout her career.

In December 2016, Lisa joined Trilar as a Community Manager on one of our largest properties in the Inland Empire and excelled immediately and proved to be a great asset.

In November 2017, Lisa was promoted to Marketing and Training Coordinator. Lisa is responsible for training all incoming on-site managers, assistant managers and leasing specialists as well as maintaining that all on-site office staff are up to date with current training and policies. She also is responsible for many support positions within the company.

Martin Peterson, Director of Maintenance, Trilar Management Group

Martin Peterson, Director of Maintenance

Martin joined Trilar in 2000 as a maintenance technician. After several promotions to capitalize on Martin’s superb organizational skills, he earned the newly created assistant director’s position. Martin focuses principally on people and processes as they relate to the company’s maintenance and asset preservation programs.

Norna Ocampo, Residential Accounting Supervisor, Trilar Management Group

Norna Ocampo, Residential Accounting Supervisor

Norna joined Trilar Management Group in September of 2001. Her duties include general ledger accounting, accounts receivables, accounts payables and vendor relations. She reviews the accounting of community managers and communicates with them on a regular basis.

Mary Coetzee, Executive Assistant, Trilar Management Group

Mary Coetzee, Executive Assistant

Mary Coetzee came to Trilar Management Group as Executive Assistant in January 2018. Mary brings to Trilar over 23 years of experience in the Real Estate Industry. As a real estate agent, her experience includes real estate sales in Virginia and new home sales in California; commercial property management; and corporate relocation. Mary has executive-level administrative skills as well as exemplary retail management skills and has alternated throughout the years between sales and administrative roles. Her knowledge, experience and business acumen make her a valuable member of the Trilar Management Group Team.


  • Through teamwork, open communication and clearly defined goals, great things can be accomplished.
  • Each Trilar team member receives the necessary training and resources to attain their highest potential in the performance of their responsibilities.
  • Each team member takes responsibility for their work and the results of the team.
  • Timely, consistent and friendly services to clients is paramount.
  • We must exceed our clients’ expectation in managing their assets.
  • Our reputation, achievement, growth and profitability are direct reflections of our clients.