MW PROPERTIES, INC.
MW Properties, Inc. (MWP) was co-founded by Raymond Marino and Thomas Werbe. With a combined 45 years of experience in real estate development, investment and management. They have worked with a wide variety of assets, including: single and multi-tenant office, triple net office/industrial, retail, mixed-use, multi-family, marinas, RV parks, manufactured home communities, hotels, single family dwellings, and homeowner associations.
MWP provides a full range of services that includes: asset management, property management, project management, construction management, sale and purchase representation, leasing, due diligence, financial analysis, risk management, and property level accounting. Our goal is to deliver the highest level of real estate services tailored to each client’s specific objectives. Whether you are a first time home buyer or an experience real estate investor, MWP is capable of handling every aspect of the process of acquiring, selling and/or managing your property.
Ray has spent the last 20 years of his 34 year career in senior executive positions with two publicly traded real estate investment trusts. From 2001 until the end of 2012 he was a member of the Board of Directors, President, and COO of Mission West Properties, Inc. (MSW) which developed, owned, and managed in excess of eight million square feet of office/R&D space in Silicon Valley. Mission West successfully completed a $1.3 billion sale of its assets in December 2012, and provided approximately a 10% annual total return to its stockholders during each of the ten years prior to its sale.
Prior to MSW, Ray held various executive level positions at Pacific Gateway Properties, Inc. (PGP) over an eight year period, ultimately becoming CEO in 1996. PGP owned a diversified portfolio of multi-tenant office, industrial, hospitality, retail, residential, and mixed-use properties in five states. During his tenure at PGP, he was instrumental in the turnaround and eventual sale of the company in late 2000, resulting in excess of a 450% return for the company’s stockholders from 1996 to 2000.
Ray has a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from Santa Clara University and a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Ray has guest lectured on all aspects of real estate development, investment, management, and finance at numerous universities, including University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He is a California Certified Public Accountant, and has been involved in numerous industry, professional, and charitable organizations.
Tom has over 11 years of experience in the real estate industry, Thomas Werbe has worked in residential and commercial real estate, including commercial buildings, single family homes and multi-family projects valued in excess of $75 million.
Throughout his career, Thomas has been involved in every aspect of real estate, including acting as a building owner, property manager, project manager, sales broker and leasing broker. He has worked all sides of transactions, and is known for his dedication to his clients, his trustworthy and hardworking demeanor, and his skill as a team leader.
Thomas is a licensed Real Estate Broker, is a member of both the San Francisco and San Mateo County Board of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors.
With deep ties to the Bay Area, Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Notre Dame DeNamur University, and is an active community volunteer through his work with the Marine Mammal Center, Surfrider Foundation, and Second Harvest Food Bank.