Our Team

The strength of Alhouse Deaton can be found in the people who operates our company: Marty Smith contributes his expertise in the field of acquisitions, re-positioning and managing commercial real estate properties, while Jeff Deaton brings his experience in the development of over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of real estate projects that include office buildings, retail centers, industrial buildings and data centers throughout the S.F. Bay Area. The strength of our business lies in the team we have built; below are our team in the San Francisco/Oakland market, Palo Alto/Silicon Valley market and the Walnut Creek market.


Marty Smith

President and Owner

Mr. Smith is responsible for the oversight of the company's day-to-day operations, the company's third-party management portfolio, and the acquisition of real estate assets for the company's investment portfolio.


Prior to joining Alhouse Deaton in 2001, Mr. Smith was with Jones Lang LaSalle for 11 years. Mr. Smith left the company as a senior vice president with the Capital Markets Group in San Francisco, having opened the Jones Lang La Salle CMG San Francisco office and specialized in the execution of disposition assignments throughout the country. Prior to JLL, Mr. Smith spent 8 years at Cushman & Wakefield as a real estate investment and leasing professional.


Mr. Smith has been in the real estate industry for more than 30 years, with extensive experience in repositioning assets through effective management and execution of business strategies to maximize the asset’s value.

Jeff Deaton

Chief Executive Officer and Owner

Mr. Deaton is responsible for the oversight of the company's day-to-day operations, third-party management portfolio, client relations, and business development.


Mr. Deaton took over Alhouse’s management and changed the name to Alhouse Deaton in 1991. He has been in the commercial real estate business for over 25 years. From the beginning, Mr. Deaton built a portfolio of third-party commercial properties focusing on the mid-peninsula markets of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Mountain View.


Today, he oversees the business and management operations of the company. His duties include management, leasing, and consulting.

Shayna Eskew

Regional Director

As Regional Director, Ms. Eskew oversees the San Francisco region which includes Alameda and San Mateo County. Shayna is responsible for the overall financial performance of the Commercial Office and Retail portfolio which includes Project Management and Property Operations.


During her 25+ year career in commercial real estate, Shayna has been responsible for managing numerous diverse asset portfolios including High-Rise, Suburban Office and Historical buildings for companies such as CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle, Spieker Properties, Equity Office Properties, PM Realty Group and Catellus Development Corporation.

Over the years Shayna has developed particular interest in sustainable building initiatives, green energy and LEED certifications.


Rick Klagstad, Alhouse Deaton
Rick Klagstad

Senior Property Manager

Mr. Greenfield He handles independent brokerage focusing on leasing of office and retail properties in Oakland. Tom Greenfield's commercial real estate career spans over 35 years. He has held senior real estate management and operation positions with Vallco Park, the Regis Company (now Sares Regis), the Raiser Company, Pell Development Company, and the Oliver Company. In addition, he has held marketing/brokerage positions at the Robert Butler Company, Keegan and Coppin, Colliers International and Avison Young.

Emily Sarantakis, Alhouse Deaton

Property Manager

Emily Sarantakis
Anthony Hammond, Alhouse Deaton

Assistant Property Manager

Anthony Hammond
Marlowe Craig

Tenant Coordinator

Vlad Gorelik, Alhouse Deaton

Facilities Manager

Vlad Gorelik

Facilities Manager

Rodnie Perez, Alhouse Deaton
Rodnie Perez


Mike Meffert, Alhouse Deaton
Mike Meffert

Commercial Real Estate Broker

Mya Smith, Alhouse Deaton
Mya Smith

Property Manager

Naomi Haines, Alhouse Deaton
Naomi Haines

Assistant Property Manager

Sehar Mansoor, Alhouse Deaton
Sehar Mansoor

Portfolio Accountant

Diane Warriner, Alhouse Deaton
Diane Warriner

Senior Property Manager

KimDo, Alhouse Deaton
Kim Do

Tenant Coordinator

Dimple Shah, Alhouse Deaton
Dimple Shah

Portfolio Accounting


Michelle Vales, Alhouse Deaton
Michelle Vales

Portfolio Accounting Manager

Deb Gottfred, Alhouse Deaton
Deb Gottfred

Portfolio Accounting