President & Chief Executive Officer: Scott Hess email Scott Hess is a Designated Managing Broker in Washington and is well known for his professionalism, knowledge, and integrity in the industry. He first and foremost provides attention to property details, employee training, and meeting all of our clients’ needs. He is President of the Southwest Chapter of Manufactured Housing Communities of Washington, Inc., sits on its Board of Directors, and is Chairperson of Committee to Protect Property Rights. Scott is politically active in Washington and Oregon as it affects the MHC industry and served as President of MHCW. Scott earned his master's degree in educational administration from Central Washington University. He is dedicated to providing superior real estate and property management services to our clients.
Chief Financial Officer: Erik Hess email Erik Hess is the Chief Financial Officer for Sterling Properties Real Estate Services. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in Washington and a licensed Property Manager in Oregon. He graduated from San Diego State University where he earned his Master's in Business Administration. While at SDSU Erik specialized in Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Operations. Erik brings solid experience to Sterling Properties Real Estate Services and supports our goal to provide the best property management services in the Pacific Northwest.
Chief of Operations & In-House Counsel: Bjorn Hess email Bjorn Hess is our Chief Operations Officer. Bjorn is a licensed attorney in both Washington and Oregon. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science. After working in Washington DC and spending a summer in Europe Bjorn attended graduate school and law school at Texas Tech University where he earned his Masters of Science in Personal Financial Planning and his Juris Doctorate. When Bjorn is not at Sterling Properties Real Estate Services you can find him skiing, boating with his dog Kona, and spending time with his family in the great outdoors.
Staff Accountant: Allison Nelson email Allison Nelson is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service and our on-staff Accountant. She attended the University of Idaho and Portland State University. She is an active member of the Oregon Society of CPA’s Taxation Committee and Career Development Committee. When not at work, Allison enjoys spending time with her family and her pets in the great outdoors. She strives to learn something new every day that will help her be the best mother and accountant possible.
Administrative Assistant: Natalie Schubert email Natalie Schubert is our Administrative Assistant. She moved to the PNW from Arizona with her husband and son. She has an extensive background in providing information management support and customer service. She excels at communicating with and supporting our Accounting Specialists, Community Managers, and Community Owners. Natalie’s passion for people and background in customer service makes her a true asset to the Accounting Department and the Sterling Properties Corporate Team.
Property Managers: email We have numerous highly qualified property managers both on and off site at all of the properties we manage. They provide excellent service to the property owners and tenants. Our managers maintain the properties to our organization's standards. Providing the best property management services for our owners and tenants is our top priority.
Founding Member: Andrew Hess (1923 - 2015)
Andrew Hess was the Key Founder of Sterling Properties, LLC. Andrew started Sterling Properties after retiring from his position as the Head Director of the Northwest Division of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Andrew's career as a State Senator and supporter of various organizations helped create and shape the housing industry in the Pacific Northwest. Andrew served as a member of the Higher Education Board of Washington and was instrumental in the placement of WSU-Vancouver.
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