About Us

Established in 2002 and co-founded by Steve Duerre, The Equity Group is a full-service property management firm that takes care of all your rental and real estate needs in Visalia and surrounding areas.

Our Mission

At The Equity Group, we are committed to redefining industry standards. Our team strives to deliver services that mirror the quality typically associated with National Management/Brokerage Companies. Beyond mere service provision, our goal is to become a trusted and respected community member, embodying values of trust, reliability, and community engagement. As seasoned professionals, we eagerly embrace the challenge of meeting but exceeding expectations, crafting relationships that transcend the transactional and establishing The Equity Group stands out as a symbol of excellence in property management and real estate.
Equity Group Team members
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Our Core Values

Our firm is built on a solid foundation of three core values: integrity, client satisfaction, and innovation. These pillars serve as guiding principles across all facets of our operations, ensuring transparency, personalized services, and the incorporation of cutting-edge technologies that fuel our unwavering commitment to excellence. As active contributors to our community, we actively participate in positive initiatives, fostering enduring relationships. Within our collaborative environment, diverse skills unite through teamwork to produce exceptional outcomes. These values breathe life into our dedication to excellence in property management and real estate services.

Meet the Equity Group Team

Steve Duerre

Steve Duerre

Company Principal

Office: (559) 732-8800
DRE License: 1142133

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Steve Duerre has been involved in the Property Management industry since 1994. He began his career selling Multi Family units in Southern California for the largest Multi Family brokerage firm in the nation.

Steve took a position in a small Property Management firm and within four years he was instrumental in increasing the management portfolio from 1,000 units to over 15,000 units with a staff of over 50 employees.

Steve Duerre co founded The Equity Group in 2002 with Scott Ellis, a native to the Central Valley. The firm achieved almost instant success and currently The Equity Group has close to 2,400 units under management.

Steve is active with several non-profit boards including Happy Trails Riding Academy, Happy Rooms and the COS Athletic Foundation.

Ali Lanford

Ali Lanford

Vice President of Maintenance Operations

Office Direct Number 559-785-9677
ali@shenggang-gjg.com 

Jes Nagra

Jes Nagra

Controller

Office Direct Number 559-785-9683
jes@shenggang-gjg.com

Selena De La Mora

Selena De La Mora

Director of Leasing Services

Office Direct Number 559-785-9678
selena@shenggang-gjg.com

Crystal Duran

Crystal Duran

Vice President of Single Family Management

Office Direct Number 559-785-9689
crystal@shenggang-gjg.com

Catalina Renteria

Catalina Renteria

Vice President of Multi Family Management

Office Direct Number 559-785-9685
catalina@shenggang-gjg.com 

Camelia Cartegena

Camelia Cartegena

Director of Commercial Property Management

Office Direct Number 559-785-9672
cart@shenggang-gjg.com

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