Serving the Bay Area, Northern California, Central Valley and Sacramento
Association Reserves is committed to preparing high-quality, accurate, and understandable San Francisco Reserve Studies! We have been serving the San Francisco Bay Area for over twenty years and our dedication to customer service and specialist training has established us as leaders in the Community Association industry. We pride ourselves in making sure our reports meet or exceed National Reserve Study Standards (NRSS). To help Managers, Board Members and Homeowners get a greater grasp on reserve funding, each study comes with a workable excel file, a great tool for plugging in “what-if” scenarios, as well as a personalized web-video outlining each report’s key factors. We look forward to client interaction and ensuring that each association has the proper funds necessary to maintain their community for today and for the future!
1278 Indiana Street, Suite #400
San Francisco, CA 94107
2715 W Kettleman Lane, Suite 203-233
Lodi, CA 95242
Derek Eckert, RS, PRAPresident
Derek joined Association Reserves in 2004 with a degree in Business Management from California State University, Northridge. During his tenure with our firm, Derek has traveled extensively to serve residential, resort, and business clients throughout the United States. For his expertise, Derek earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #114. Derek is also a certified Professional Reserve Analyst (PRA). In 2007, Derek took on full responsibility for overseeing our San Francisco regional office, which has quickly expanded to meet the needs of all Bay Area clients. A combination of physical, financial, and staffing expertise has honed Derek’s ability to work with teams of decision-makers, within budget limitations, to accomplish significant repair & replacement projects.
Lorena ValladaresClient Relations Manager
Lorena joined the San Francisco team in 2017, but she is no stranger to Reserve Studies. She worked at our corporate office in Los Angeles for 7 years before transitioning into Community Association Management. Her prior work experience in Property Management further developed her customer service skill set and is essential in developing strategic recommendations while keeping the clients’ needs a number one priority. Lorena is able to assist current and prospective clients in making well-informed decisions. She serves as the initial contact for our office and focuses on creating ongoing relationships with our clientele to ensure a successful experience throughout the Reserve Study/Capital Planning process.
Ryan Bell, RSSenior Project Manager
Ryan joined the Association Reserves, San Francisco team in March of 2014. Ryan has earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Finance at San Jose State University. His prior work experience in business ownership, management, and client relations allows him to work efficiently and effectively while providing outstanding customer service. Since joining the ARSF team, Ryan has earned a CAI Reserve Specialist credential and has the distinction of being RS #348.
Zak FarnetProject Coordinator
Zak’s background includes experience in campaign fieldwork, advocacy around housing and homeless policy and having held several civic posts. His expertise gained from analyzing public and nonprofit budgets has allowed him to develop a strong insight into the needs of nonprofit communities. It also has allowed him to provide specialized services to a broader range of clients.
Carlos FloresProject Coordinator
Carlos graduated with an Economics degree from De La Salle University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration. He has work experience in banking, accounting, data diagnostics, financial analytics and project management. His academic involvement, together with employment experience, has allowed him to gain skills needed to proficiently complete Reserve Studies and support any client requirements. During his free time, Carlos enjoys watching NBA, collecting action figures and traveling.