Our Team

 

Charles J. Toeniskoetter

Chairman

Charles J. Toeniskoetter

Chuck Toeniskoetter is the Chairman of Toeniskoetter Development, which he co-founded in 1983. He has 35 years of experience in commercial construction and development in the Silicon Valley. Over the course of his career, his business philosophy has been to provide high-quality construction and to develop buildings of enduring design, materials and value. Toeniskoetter has received more than 30 awards for excellence. It has developed more than 3 million square feet of commercial space and has retained a portfolio in excess of 2 million square feet. Professional achievements range from the restoration of San Jose's St. Joseph Cathedral to the renovation of Hewlett Packard's World Headquarters.
Chuck is also active in the community. He is a co-founder of the Stroke Awareness Foundation and sits on its Board of Directors. He is also on the Board of Directors of the San Jose Conservation Corp, Team San Jose, the San Jose Water Company, and Heritage Bank of Commerce.
Chuck received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1967 and an M.B.A. from Stanford University in 1973. He served as an officer in the Marine Corps from1967 to 1970, including a tour in Vietnam, and completed his service as a Captain and Company Commander at Camp Pendleton, California.
From 1973 to 1975, he was a management consultant for McKinsey & Company in the San Francisco office. In 1975, Chuck began his career in development and construction when he took a job at Carl N. Swenson Company, Inc. He soon became Vice President of his division and a member of the Board of Directors. In 1983, he left Swenson to co-found Toeniskoetter & Breeding, Inc. Construction and Toeniskoetter & Breeding, Inc. Development with his partner, Dan Breeding. Over the years, Toeniskoetter & Breeding, Inc. received more than 30 awards for excellence. It developed over 3 million square feet of commercial space and has retained a portfolio in excess of 2 million square feet. Their professional achievements range from the restoration of San Jose's St. Joseph Cathedral to the renovation of Hewlett Packard's World Headquarters.
In 2003, Chuck sold his portion of Toeniskoetter & Breeding Construction to Tony Mirenda, a longtime friend and employee. He maintains his role as Chairman at Toeniskoetter Development (formerly Toeniskoetter & Breeding Development).
Chuck has held leadership positions in numerous civic, charitable and professional organizations. Community recognition includes Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame, Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Award, San Jose Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Award, 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Business Journal's Entrepreneur of the Year with Dan Breeding. Chuck is a member of the Board of Directors of three publicly traded companies, SJW Corp. (San Jose Water Co.) and Redwood Trust, Inc., both New York Stock Exchange companies, and Heritage Commerce Corp., a NASDAQ company.
When not working, you can find Chuck riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycles. He has traveled throughout the country, often in company with other Silicon Valley business and professional leaders.

Brad W. Krouskup

President and CEO

Brad W. Krouskup

Brad Krouskup joined Toeniskoetter Development in 1983 after beginning his development career with the Carl N. Swenson Company. Brad has spent the last ten years as the company's President and CEO providing leadership on all real estate acquisitions, development and management. Brad oversees a commercial real estate portfolio of nearly two million square feet and over 40 investment partnerships. Notable projects include 3303 Scott Boulevard in Santa Clara, the Madrone Business Park inMorgan Hill, a master-planned 110 acre business park which boasts 1.5 million square feet of commercial, office and light industrial buildings, the Madrone Village Shopping Center in Morgan Hill, Granite Creek Business Center in Scotts Valley, 450 West Santa Clara Street in San Jose, and 525 Race Street in San Jose. Brad has served on the Board of Directors of the San Jose/Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, The National Association of Industrial and Office Properties and the Children's Discovery Museum. Brad is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Brad and his wife Dana have lived in Los Gatos for the past thirty years and have two adult children.

Daniel T. Amend

Executive Vice President

Daniel T. Amend

Dan Amend's responsibilities include the acquisition of investment properties, the negotiation of new leases and lease renewals, the procurement of permanent financing for all investment properties, the management of city entitlements, and the maintenance and expansion of relationships with existing tenants, investment partners and third-party management clients. Dan also serves as President and CEO of Toeniskoetter Construction. Dan has an Officer License and Broker License from the California Department of Real Estate. He is Past-President of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and he is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA). He is the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. He is the Past-President of the Board of Directors for Senior Housing Solutions. Dan is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Associated General Contractors of California Santa Clara District. Dan earned his degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Erin Toeniskoetter

Vice President

Erin Toeniskoetter

As Vice President of Toeniskoetter Development, Erin Toeniskoetter oversees the Asset Management division and her responsibilities include the management of over 700,000 square feet of the existing portfolio as well as new acquisitions. Erin currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society Silicon Valley.

Christi Agundes

Asset Manager

Christi Agundes

Christi started with Toeniskoetter in November 2011 after relocating from San Diego, CA, where she spent 7 years at CBRE managing a portfolio of office, industrial and retail properties totaling close to 1,200,000 square feet. Christi also worked for Donahue Schriber Realty Group where she managed a 500,000square feet shopping center with 79 tenants. After coming to Toeniskoetter Development, Christi obtained her Broker License from the California Bureau of Real Estate. As an Asset Manager, Christi is responsible for managing a portfolio of seven office properties, one medical office building, one retail shopping center and one R&D property, with locations from Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley, to Morgan Hill, San Jose, Milpitas and Santa Clara. Christi also assists in the due diligence process required for the purchase and/or sale of new properties.

Todd Trekell

Development Project Manager

Todd Trekell

Todd's position covers a wide range of responsibilities, including land acquisitions, coordinating permits, financing, and assisting with project design and development with a specific emphasis on expanding the firm's self-storage portfolio throughout the Bay Area. Todd joined Toeniskoetter Development in May of 2014. With more than a decade of prior project management experience through Borelli Investment Company and Barry Swenson Builder, Todd has the skills and expertise to successfully manage Toeniskoetter projects. Todd is a graduate of Oregon State University with a degree in Business Administration and is a licensed broker in the State of California. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council, Boy Scouts of America and the Gilroy Garlic Festival Association. He is also active in NAIOP Silicon Valley and the San Jose Rotary Club.

Jovie Antonio

Accounting Manager

Jovie Antonio

Jovie is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the accounting department along with supervising the preparation of the financial and cash flow statements for Toeniskoetter management and development assets. Her extensive background and experience at firms such as JMA Ventures in San Francisco and Embarcadero Capital Partners in Belmont, bring great detail and capability to our team and efforts. Jovie earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Accounting.

Anthony Gaffaney

Senior Portfolio Accountant

Anthony Gaffaney

As a Senior Portfolio Accountant, Anthony's responsibilities include the preparation of Cash Flow Reports and other Financial Reports for over 35 properties and approximately 1.5 million square feet of commercial real estate. Anthony joined Toeniskoetter Development in August of 2015 and enjoys the analytical side of accounting and finance. He has more than 15 years of Real Estate Portfolio Management experience in Silicon Valley. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics-Business from the University of California, Los Angeles and his MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan.

Amy Quach

Portfolio Accountant

Amy Quach

Amy joined Toeniskoetter in April 2008 on a part time basis until February 2011 when she became a full time Portfolio Accountant. Amy's responsibilities include processing payables, receivables, reconciling the property bank accounts and working closely with vendors and property managers.

Lisa W. Lemoin

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Lisa W. Lemoin

Lisa is responsible for managing the historic corporate office on The Alameda and provides executive support to the Chairman, President/CEO and Sr. Vice President. She also provides additional support to the Property Management team.

Lisa formerly worked for Filoli Gardens and Citation Homes Central. She is a graduate of Cal-Poly, San Luis Obispo, is an avid gardener and volunteers her time helping elderly neighbors maintain their home gardens. Her dogs are certified Furry Friends "Pet Therapy Dogs" and she regularly takes them to visit several Bay Area nursing homes.

Nora E. Taylor

Receptionist

Nora E. Taylor

Nora joined the Toeniskoetter Development team in 1994. It's likely she's the first person you talk to when calling or visiting our offices. Her professionalism and positive attitude are what make a visit to the Toeniskoetter companies memorable. Nora's husband Jere recently retired from Toeniskoetter Construction, but Nora continues to grace our front office. Nora is also San Jose's #1 Sharks fan and spends much of her free time with her 9 grandchildren.

Ed Oneto

Facilities Superintendent

Ed Oneto

Ed joined the Toeniskoetter, Inc. team in October 2006 with 13 years experience in facilities maintenance in the semi-conductor field. Prior to joining Toeniskoetter, Inc. Ed worked for California Eastern Laboratories in Santa Clara as a Facilities Manager where he handled vendor services such as HVAC, security, landscaping and more. Ed's background will allow him to provide excellent service to his tenants and management team.

Ed is responsible for properties located in Los Gatos, Campbell and San Jose.

JR Romero

Facilities Superintendent

JR Romero

JR joined the Toeniskoetter, Inc. Property Management Team in 2003 as a Facilities Superintendent. We are truly pleased to have J R on our team! J R brings over twenty years of experience in the facilities management industry.
With JR's outgoing personality and his commitment to customer service he always makes sure our tenants are well taken care. Prior to joining Toeniskoetter, Inc. JR negotiated, coordinated and managed facilities maintenance services such as HVAC, telecommunications, security, grounds, and janitorial services. JR's knowledge and experience of installing and repairing mechanical and electrical systems and equipment is truly an amenity not only to our tenants, but the property management team as well.
JR handles twelve of our properties located in Morgan Hill.

Gilbert Ruiz

Facilities Superintendent

Gilbert Ruiz

Gilbert started with the Toeniskoetter, Inc. team in April 2006. He has 3 years of HVAC Mechanical experience, 1 year of trade school and 2 years working with a HVAC Mechanical company. Prior to joining Toeniskoetter, Inc., Gilbert was working for CH2MHILL at Greater Bay Bancorp for 5 years as a Facilities Technician. He handled services such as HVAC, electrical, plumbing and vendor relationships. Gilbert's training and background will be an asset to the team.
Gilbert is responsible for properties located in Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz and Campbell.