Our Leadership Team

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Renee Savage, CPM®, CCIM President

As President of Capital Growth Properties, Renee Savage, with more than 30 years of experience in property management, is responsible for the risk management, strategic direction and overall operation of the firm. Renee leads CGP’s 40+ team members in the management of more than 110 commercial & residential properties totaling over 2.2 million SF throughout San Diego County.

Renee has been actively involved in the property management industry. She is a Past President of IREM San Diego, started and Chairs the Student Outreach Committee in San Diego and currently serves as a Sr. Vice President with IREM International. IREM has honored Renee with the CPM of the Year (2006), the Presidential Achievement Award (2009), and the Exceptional Contribution Award (2014) and officially recognized her as a “Woman Changing the World of Real Estate Management” in 2013. Renee is also a Past President of the San Diego County Apartment Association and was honored with the President’s Award (1999) and Industry Achievement Award (2007). In 2019 Renee was the Gold winner of the Woman of Influence award for Property Management by GlobeSt.com.
Renee is attempting to change the world of real estate management even further by passing on her knowledge and experience to others through teaching and mentoring. She has returned to her alma mater, the University of San Diego, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, to teach the Property Management course in the Master of Science in Real Estate program offered through USD’s Burnham Moore Center.

T: (858) 729-9315
DRE Lic. #01062534
Email: rsavage@cgpinc.com

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leadership_johnMike Paeske CCIM, CPM®CEO
As CEO of Capital Growth Properties, Mike Paeske oversees the Property and Asset Management functions as well as company operations. During his tenure, Mike has participated as an asset manager as well as commercial broker and his experience ranges from turning around inefficiently managed properties, complex lease and sale transactions, as well as joint venture and partnership formation. His specialty is property operations specifically focused on enhancing value through efficient asset management, change of use and/or repositioning through property renovations, façade replacements and entitlements for new development. Mike has utilized his expertise as both consultant and principal. His clients include individual owners, family partnerships, closely held partnerships and family trusts.Mike has obtained the CPM® (Certified Property Manager) designation from IREM® as well as the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation.Mike is a native San Diegan growing up in Encinitas and continues to live in North County with his wife, daughter and son. Mike is an outdoor enthusiast and spends a lot of his free time skiing, paddle boarding, surfing, rock climbing and traveling with his family.Professional Achievements & Affiliations

  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • CCIM Institute (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
  • ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)

T: (858) 200-4264
M: (760) 310-9242
DRE Lic. #01422680
email: mikep@cfisandiego.com