About Us

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Irina Polyak Broker, CEO

Irina Polyak, CEO of Elevate SD Properties, leads the efforts to provide excellent management of investment properties and beyond; maximizing each property’s revenue potential and ensuring peak performance. Irina’s’ primary objectives include: deliver superior service to customers, maximize clients’ cash flow, preserve and protect the managed asset, and remove the daily stresses of being a landlord. Irina steers a forward thinking, innovative, and progressive approach geared towards today’s modern landlords and renters. With nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Elevate SD Properties is the byproduct of her extensive real estate background and career-long passion to bring the highest level of service to investors and tenants. As a result, Elevate clients receive full-service management with institutional quality

Prior to establishing Elevate SD Properties, Irina was a Sr. Community Director of residential property management for H.G. Fenton Company in San Diego for 10 years. During her tenure at H.G. Fenton Company, Irina held multiple roles including oversight of all community operations at multiple Class A multifamily communities consisting of up to 1,018 units and staff of up to 27.

During her time at H.G. Fenton Co., Irina was a key resource to residential portfolio and development team to develop and implement annual business plans, define and implement marketing strategy, consumer trends, lead and train others to achieve desired business plan objectives. With her Residential Development emphasis role, Irina was also responsible for residential site development activities including shaping project characteristics, messaging and branding as well as lease-up strategies and execution of new construction projects. Understanding the constantly changing customer expectations, Irina led a culture of continuous improvement within the departments, which included managers and maintenance staff under her leadership.

Irina’s previous experience includes roles from Leasing to Community Director with Metric Property Management Company in San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego for 7 years. Originally from Northern California, Irina relocated to San Diego in 2000 to attend College while continuing to pursue her career in real estate/property management.

Irina has received multiple designations and awards for her professional accomplishments, outstanding performance of respective assets, team achievements, marketing programs, and leadership.

Irina is a graduate of San Diego State University with a B.A. in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis. She also earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2014 from San Diego State University. Irina also holds a CA Real Estate Broker License.