Our Team

Get to know the team of experts at here at J&D Management.

Joshua Bunton

Owner/Broker - Lic. #01889468

Following in the footsteps of real estate development and acquisition established by his father, Joshua began his career framing houses at 14 and learning the various trades of construction development. By the time he was 18, Joshua was managing properties and directing tenant turnovers, repairs and unit remodels. He then went on to get his real estate license at 19, working under four top brokers in San Diego, while gaining an entrepreneurial education about the industry. At 22 he took a position at Flying Dog Enterprises, a medium size property management company, where he learned how to balance selling real estate and managing a portfolio of over 130 units. 

Joshua has a combined 10 years of real estate, property management and construction experience and has been involved in over $100,000,000 in real estate transactions since his start in the business. Joshua’s firsthand knowledge in all aspects of the real estate business, adds a sense of professionalism and security to investors looking to invest in real estate throughout California. Joshua is a licensed Real Estate Broker and a licensed General Contractor.

David Brechlin

Owner/Broker - Lic. #00518635

David has been a commercial real estate broker for over 25 years. During this time, he has sold apartment buildings, industrial parks, industrial land, and retail centers. He has also acted as a consultant in developing and building industrial warehouses in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego. Starting in 1998, David began investing in income producing properties by buying “fixer-upper” apartment buildings by rehabbing apartments buildings and houses and repositioning these properties for maximum rents. Thus, he understands the fixer-upper points of remodeling. With his construction backgrounds, he knows the importance of remodeling, yet does not overspend for improvements. David has developed and built single family starter homes in Riverside County and has also done several remodels. He has over 19 years of experience managing apartment buildings, houses, and condominiums.

David holds a Liberal Arts degree from the University of Southern California and has a law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law. He is a real estate broker, a member of the California State BAR, and is a non-practicing attorney.

Helen Brechlin


Helen has worked for J&D as office Secretary and Treasurer for over Ten years. She possesses an accounting degree from Grossmont college, and has 18 years of banking experience from working at Bank of America. She is friendly, hardworking, with full knowledge of property management. Her experience with the intricacies of owning her own properties has given her extensive knowledge and the keen sense to handle the many needs, demands, and tasks that come with owning property. Helen’s sweet personality brightens up our office every day, and she is an essential team member that makes J&D Management a unique management company to hire.

Dominique Matalon

Assistant Property Manager

Dominique has been working for J&D since February of 2022 while studying for her degree in Journalism. With a strong background in customer service, coming from the Heating/AC industry, she takes care of tenant needs while communicating with our owners promptly. Dominique offers an understanding and problem-solving attitude regarding maintenance requests and loves welcoming our new residents during leasing. She hopes to gain experience in the property management field and own rental property one day.

Shoshannah Bunton

Assistant Property Manager/Accountant

Shoshannah has been working with J&D Management since February of 2019. She is an assistant property manager and bookkeeper. She communicates daily with our tenants and owners on a personal basis. On top of working at J&D Management, Shoshannah also studies at San Diego State University. She is majoring in Child and Family Development and intends on getting her Real Estate license in the future. Shoshannah’s understanding and sympathetic character lightens the mood in the office, creating a relaxing and enjoyable work ambiance.

Nicole Kasarda


Nicole has been with J&D since July 2019 and started off working as the Assistant Accountant under Helen Brechlin and Alexandra Santos. She has since been promoted to Senior Accountant for J&D and oversees the accounting department for the J&D office. Her attentiveness to detail and determination to complete assigned tasks are beneficial to generating a productive and enjoyable office environment. She is finishing her studies at SDSU with a major in liberal studies with an emphasis in elementary education. In addition to her liberal studies, Nicole is studying for her real estate license and will soon become a licensed realtor.

Brook Aragona

Accounting Assistant

Brook has been with J&D since April of 2021. She is a San Diego native that has studied Art for Single Subject Teaching at San Diego State University and received culinary training at Kapiolani Community College on Oahu, Hawaii. With her extensive experience in the service industry, interpersonal and communicative skills come as second nature to Brook which are exhibited uninhibitedly in daily interactions with tenants, homeowners, and all clients. An eye for detail on canvas and the plate also translate to the office with her attentiveness to execute tasks correctly and punctually the first time, every time. Brook has additionally completed the course work for a California Real Estate Salesperson and will be obtaining her license soon.

Gabriela Fromlath

Property Manager

Gabby came to J&D with Extensive Property Management Experience, to include Unlawful Detainer Processing. Gabby’s 5+ years’ of Property Management Experience includes tenure with Hanken, Cono & Assad. Gabby enjoys an ABA Sanctioned Paralegal Degree which is supported by considerable UD Processing and Litigation Practical Experience (in English and Spanish). This degree allows her to also assist in the many legal aspects and situations that may be presented day by day to J&D Management. Gabby’s extremely relevant practical and theoretical history has uniquely prepared her to responsibly and responsively support Property Owners AND Tenants, resulting in consistently profitable and harmonious relationships among all parties. With great dedication, and a heightened sense of Exceptional Customer Service, Gabby is very anxious to serve you, whether Tenant, or Property Owner.

Brittany Fromlath

Assistant Property Manager

Brittany started with J&D Management as an intern, helping around the office with technology, filing, and purchasing office supplies. After a few months, Joshua Bunton noticed her skill set, and promoted her to Social Media and Marketing Director. Having been born into a generation obsessed with selfies and double-taps, Brittany is proficient in all types of technology and social media, allowing her to promote the company through multiple platforms. She handles company reviews, posts about newly acquired properties and recent vacancies, and manages Google and Yelp ads. She is also fluent in both English and Spanish, and is conversational in French and Japanese. 

She is currently enrolled in San Diego City College completing her general education classes, with the intent of attaining her Associate’s Degree in Engineering. From there, she plans on transferring to a university to continue her education, and major in Aerospace Engineering, with a minor in Aviation Technology. Additionally, while working at J&D, she has acquired an interest in obtaining her Real Estate License in the near future.

Oliver Tyson

Leasing Director

Oliver has been a leasing director for 20 years; 10 years with J&D Management, and prior to that, 10 years with Southland Realty, LLC. His friendly and charming demeanor makes it easy for applicants to confide in him and to disclose their needs in finding their new place to call home. Oliver has past experience in architectural design, and he is also very familiar with all phases of construction. This includes concrete, building framing, ceramic tile setting, and roofing. Oliver’s expertise in these fields give him a positive outlook towards leasing and customer service. He is notable for always being very prompt in answering every phone call, which leads applicants, owners, and tenants to admire him.

John Engelhard

Maintenance Coordinator

John joined the team in 2023 as our maintenance coordinator.  Growing up, he worked as a maintenance and HVAC contractor with his dad.  John studied Information Systems Management at The University of Akron and, because of this, brings a unique set of skills, knowledge, and experience to the team. In addition, he is excited to gain experience in the real estate and investment property industries.

John works closely with teams from the retail, real estate, and technology industries and shows proven leadership abilities in each role.  He enjoys working with people and thrives in a dynamic environment.  His attention to detail and strong organizational skills help him effectively manage projects from start to finish.  His interests include digital electronics, cooking, traveling, and outdoor activities.


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Locations We Serve

Chula Vista.
San Diego.
Spring Valley.
Lemon Grove.
Ocean Beach.
Rancho Bernardo.

Del Mar.
Point Loma.
Pacific Beach.
La Jolla.
Mission Beach.
Mira Mesa.
Rancho Santa Fe.

El Cajon.
Logan Heights.
Barrio Logan.
Sorrento Valley.

Imperial Beach.
San Marcos.
Solana Beach.
La Mesa.
National City.
North Park.