Maxxy the CAL Property Management mascotCAL Property Management is headed by Carrie Appling, who has been actively working in real estate for almost three decades.

Carrie started working with the family business in motels at the age of 19. After spending 17 years in the motel business, she shifted her focus, starting CAL Property Management in 2003. She has since worked with apartments, single family dwellings, commercial, industrial, and multi-office space properties. Born and raised in Salinas, CA, Carrie has been fortunate to watch the real estate market in this area first-hand and the changes that have occurred.

CAL Property Management are members of, the National Association of Residential Property Managers (NARPM) and the California Apartment Association.

Whether you are looking for a home or apartment for rent in the Salinas, CA area or if you have an investment property would you like to have professionally managed, contact us.

Our Team

Carrie Appling
Name: Carrie Appling
Title: President/Broker/Owner
Duties: Lead the company and Operations Management
Goal: To provide property management services that meet the needs of our owners while maximizing their investments and providing tenants with well maintained rentals.

Carrie was born and raised in Salinas, CA and is the third generation in her family to go into Real Estate, while her family was in development and acquisitions, she focused on management. To say she has grown up in the industry with a focus primarily on the Monterey County Real Estate, is an understatement. Carrie has 28 years experience in Property Management and a 17 year background in Motel Management. She is active in her community and has a been an active member in the local Chapter of NARPM-National Association of Residential Property Managers and was the local chapter president for 2 years. Carrie also holds a membership in CAA-California Apartment Association.

After Hours: In her personal time Carrie loves playing with her black lab Maxxy and taking long walks on the beach with her husband Mark. Her favorite past time is watching her daughter Drew Dance and perform. Check out a picture of Maxxy on our about page or on Facebook. Carrie is also a big Raider Fan following in her Dad’s footsteps and enjoys watching football and teasing Susan when the Niners lose!

Susan Correa
Name: Susan Correa
Title: Licensed Property Manager
Duties: Reviewing leases with new tenants, handling Maintenance issues and authorizations, Processing Applicants and interacting with Property Owners and Tenants. Overall office management.
Experience: 11 years experience with CAL Property Management.
Goal: To provide property management services that meet the needs of our owners while maximizing their investments and providing tenants with well maintained rentals.
After Hours: Susan is a dedicated Mom and Grandmother she enjoyes time with her family the most. She is an avid SF 49er fan but her true love lies with baseball and watching the SF Giants play.

Phil Landis
Name: Phil Landis
Title: Bookkeeper
Duties: Handles all accounting associated with the properties and interacts with Owners.
Experience: 10 years with CAL Property Management and 16 years in Motel Management.
After Hours: First and foremost Phil is a devoted husband to his wonderful wife Judy and loves spending time with his children and his six grandchildren. Phil is dedicated to his faith and enjoys being very involved in his church. Phil also loves everything trains!

Evelyn Barrientos
Name: Evelyn Barrientos
Title: Administrative Assistant/Client Care Specialist
Duties: Provide excellent customer service and office support through preparing lease documents coordinating work orders, and supporting operations management.
Experience: 5 years with CAL Property Management and over 20 years experience working as an Adminstrative assistant in many professional companies.
After Hours: Evelyn loves spending time with her children and is a proud Grandmother. Her passion lies with her work for CASA –Court appointed special advocates for children, she goes above and beyond for the children she helps and believes in the organization she has spent 20 years supporting.

Esther Ferron
Name: Esther Ferron
Title: Marketing/Advertising/Property Inspections
Duties: Showing vacancies, marketing vacant properties, Performing all Property Inspections and re-inspections, posting notices, and assisting with operations management.
Experience: 3 years with CAL Property Management , 20 years registered dental assistant.
After Hours: Esther is a Devoted wife, and Dog Mom to Kona her German Shepard. She is an Avid Raider and Oakland A’s Fan and enjoys going to watch the games live and in person when she can! Her hobbies are gardening, cooking and Photography. Esther loves to laugh and keeps the office in stitches with her office jokes and pranks. She is responsible for our Jib Jab video’s, check them out on our Facebook page for a good laugh!