Management Team

Jose Martinez
President and Executive Vice President of Real Estate Operations

José Martínez it’s also Executive Vice President of Economic Development and joins the executive leadership team responsible for strategic outreach and growth of services within Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Martínez currently serves as President of Prestamos CDFI, LLC (Prestamos), a Community Development Financial Institution and a subsidiary lending division of CPLC. As Executive Vice President of Economic Development, Martínez will lead CPLC’s strategy to improve economic conditions in targeted low-income communities by providing investments and services that lead to job creation and economic prosperity. Martínez’ roles will include oversight and strategic direction for CPLC’s Opportunity Zone initiative, which will invest in projects that have social and economic impact in underserved communities. Prior to his role as President of Prestamos, Martínez has dedicated the last 20 years working at CPLC in a number of capacities including leading strategic initiatives, resource development, information technology, education, and social services. Martínez holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and a Master in Business Administration from Arizona State University

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Jodie L. Baalman
Vice President of Residential Property Management & Designated Broker

Jodie is a success-driven, self-motivated individual with excellent team-building skills, who possesses a strong sense of responsibility and leadership with a commendable track record. As Vice President of Residential Property Management, she is responsible for overseeing the financial and operations management of nearly 3,000 residential units and a staff of more than 100. Jodie has worked in the property management industry for 32 years and has extensive first-hand knowledge, having held almost every on-site property management position from the ground up. Her experience includes maximizing net operating income, preparing annual operating budgets, analyzing profit-&-loss statements, developing marketing and advertising plans, creating sales plans, training sales staff, conducting risk management, advising on acquisition & development opportunities, and leading extensive rehabilitation projects. Prior to joining Tiempo, Jodie was a District Manager with Bigelow Property Management where she managed a 3,800-unit multi-family portfolio, including extended-stay hotels. Jodie is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Arizona.

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Greg Miller
Director of Commercial and Single Family Residential Property Management

His responsibilities include the portfolio management of Chicanos Por La Causa’s (CPLC) Commercial and Single Family Residential properties throughout Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. Greg was licensed in 1999, as a Residential Realtor, specializing in Historic Homes and the Central Phoenix Corridor. He received his Certification from The National Trust of Historic Preservation, for their Realtor Partnership Program in 2001. Greg came to CPLC, Inc. in January 2012, and was tasked with the disposition-sales, from their Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 Grant. In that Program, he oversaw the sale of 264 homes, in a Two and a Half-year period. Greg took over the management of the SF Residential Rental portfolio in October 2015, and in January 2017, he was promoted to be the Director of Commercial Property, overseeing CPLC’s Commercial Property inventory, as well as continuing to manage the residential portfolio. Greg & his Team manage over 30 Commercial Buildings statewide, which generate 60+ Leases, and they have 40+ residential units. They are known as The Comm-Team, and their goal is to provide excellent customer-service to both Internal Department Tenants, as well as their 3rd-Party Tenants.

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Nic Smith
AIA, LEED AP, Director Development & Design

Nic was named Tiempo’s Director Development & Design in October 2015. In this role, he provides a full range of real estate services including multi-housing and apartment investment advisement, property development, domestic and international project marketing, residential asset management, acquisition, sales, and leasing. Prior to Tiempo, Nic previously served as Senior Project Manager at Arizona State University’s Stardust Center for Affordable Home for seven years. There, he worked on real estate development and design services to local municipalities and non-profit developers that encouraged mixed income, mixed use work force and affordable housing opportunities. He also provided transit corridor character area planning, focused specifically on light rail and Transit Oriented Design (TOD), multi-family design, and infill development. His education includes a Bachelor of Art’s with a Major in Architecture, a Master Degrees in Architecture and Real Estate Development from Arizona State University.

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