RPK Development is a full service property management company, bringing decades of expertise to the properties we manage. Our in-depth knowledge and administration of regulatory compliance has consistently achieved the highest inspection ratings, and we have an exceptional track record of restoring distressed properties to profitability within a short period of time.
Our experienced management team is committed to an open communication policy with property owners and government agencies – RPK has been nationally recognized for our excellence in affordable housing, and we are dedicated to providing quality housing in all our communities.
Robert P. Korda
Robert P. Korda founded RPK Development Corporation in 1980 for the purpose of management real property, specializing in government housing and properties regulated by various local agencies. As President, CEO, and CFO of RPK Development, he takes a leading role in the expansion of his company into a multi-dimensional real estate enterprise. Robert oversees the financial status of all properties and continues to pursue a diverse range of acquisition opportunities bringing ongoing growth to the business. Always dedicated to the Korda/RPK philosophy of offering high-quality and skilled management, and making a valuable contribution to the Southern California community and beyond.
Erika Korda began her career in construction management, supervising projects of several prominent construction companies in Southern California. In 1982 she joined her brother Robert in partnership and has since managed many family owned properties in Hollywood, the San Fernando Valley, Beverly Hills, and West Los Angeles. Together they built hundreds of units in apartment buildings, condominiums and single family homes. Since 2004 Erika has been the Senior Director of Management of all properties, overseeing the daily operation and maintenance of both residential and commercial buildings. She acts as Project Supervisor of ongoing construction and rehabilitation projects from planning through completion.
Dalia Pelleg, Office Manager
Dalia began her property management career in 1986 as an administrator, specializing in construction and operation of senior living communities. She joined Korda Group/RPK in 1990 as Office Manager, and oversees the daily management and operation of the company. Dalia handles all aspects of acquisitions, dispositions, and financing of properties as well as special projects related to real estate development, construction management and financing. She has been instrumental in the growth of the Korda Group portfolio of assets and management.
Debbie Atilano, Director of Property Management
Debbie has specialized in the management field of affordable housing since 1985 and joined RPK Development in 1996. She is responsible for the day to day management of all affordable properties ensuring regulatory compliance and obligations are met. Debbie is the past President of the Affordable Housing Management Association of the Pacific South West (AHMA-PSW) and is a current board member. She was awarded this Association’s highest honor, the Clive Graham Memorial Award in 2012 for her contributions to the affordable housing industry. Debbie’s professional designations include, National Affordable Housing Professional (NAHP-e), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) and NAHB Registered Apartment Manager (RAM) Dean. She has an excellent record with the Federal Housing agencies in Washington DC and Los Angeles and works closely with all local Housing Authorities.
Aaron Korda, Development Manager
Aaron joined the Korda Group in 2012. After graduating from Yeshiva University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, he got a job filing taxes and auditing at a private firm in Santa Monica. Aaron then went on to work and learn from his Father at the Korda Group. His duties as the companies Construction Development manager are to locate, acquire and entitle land, assemble a team of design consultants, secure construction financing, oversee construction, and to stabilize and manage the project. Aaron’s responsibilities also include analyzing multi-family, value add deals including land development deals, multifamily properties, and commercial buildings throughout the West Coast. He is currently working on the construction of 300 units in Southern California. He looks forward to continuing to grow the Korda business. Aaron is also a licensed real estate Broker #01914021.
Daniel Korda, Commercial Property Supervisor
Daniel joined the Korda Group in January 2016 as the company’s Commercial Property Supervisor. Daniel’s principle responsibilities include the leasing and management of the Korda Group’s commercial properties. Daniel’s secondary responsibilities include analyzing and advising the Korda Group’s real estate acquisitions, developments, and financing. Daniel was awarded a J.D from the UCLA School of Law in June 2016, where he served as a Vice President of the Real Estate Law Association. Prior to law school, Daniel received a BA in political science from Yeshiva University, a Masters in Jewish Philosophy from the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies, and Rabbinical Ordination from the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary
Juan Faris, Account Manager
Juan is a Real Estate / Property Management professional, with almost 30 years in the industry, beginning his career in New York City. He recently joined The Korda Group/RPK Development Corp. “family” in February 2015 as Accounting Manager. Juan comes to the Korda Group after being with his last company, a Southern California firm, for over 22 years, with extensive 3rd party property management experience. Juan is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Juan supervises the Accounting Department and oversees the financial standing of the company at the property level, entity level and general corporate level. He is well-rounded in all accounting and financial aspects of property management and related software.
Irene Taylor, Director of Compliance
Irene joined RPK Development Corporation in 1994. Prior to being promoted as Director of Compliance, Irene spent 9 years as Property Manager with her focus on Project Based Section 8, which is where her niche’ for compliance began. Irene is responsible for the compliance of all affordable programs; Project Based Section 8, Section 8 Voucher Program, Senior Bond Programs, Tax Credit Programs. All while ensuring that each community provides a safe and wholesome environment that is well managed in compliance with all State and Federal regulatory agencies and government funding. Agencies in which she work very closely with. Irene is also apart of our extensive employee training program. As well as a member of Affordable Housing Management Association of the Pacific South West (AHMA-PSW) and was previously on the AHMA committee. Irene has been awarded the Spirit of AHMA Award and Resident Manager of the Year. Irene, holds professional designations for the following; National Affordable Housing Professional (NAHP-e), Certified Professional of Occupancy (CPO) Fair Housing Coordinator (FHC) and Housing Credit Compliance Professional (HCCP) as well as an Associates of Arts Degree (AA).