Criteria Properties highly skilled property managers can take care of all your commercial property management needs. Whether you are looking for a full service commercial property management company or are in need of a customized property management program.


James Schaff

President, CPM

James prides himself in taking a long term approach to management with an eye to maximizing value for the owner. He has fifteen years of real estate development, asset management, acquisitions, property management, brokerage, and finance experience. Prior to joining Criteria Properties in 2010, James was Vice President of Greenstreet Real Estate Partners serving as both an acquisition officer and an asset manager. Prior to Greenstreet he was Senior Director of Real Estate with KinderCare Learning Centers where he was integral in developing over $250 million in new centers and led financing and acquisition efforts totaling in excess of $1 Billion. James is a native Montanan and has a B.S. degree from Montana State University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Professional Affiliations & Certifications:

  • Licensed Washington Managing Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Oregon Real Estate Principal Broker
  • National Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM)

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4285
Email: James@CriteriaProperties.com


Kristin Schaff

Vice President, Principal Broker

Kristin joined Criteria Properties in 2010 and brings with almost 15 years of experience in the Portland and Vancouver markets. Her recent projects include supervision of multiunit residential sales and management in receivership. Prior to Criteria Properties Kristin was a residential real estate broker for Windermere in Oregon and Washington. During the last two years she was the principal managing broker for the top producing SE Portland branch of Windermere CCRGI. She managed 35 experienced real estate brokers, was responsible for recruiting of new agents, training, maintaining Oregon Real Estate Agency standards, and contract supervision of all transactions.

Professional Affiliations and Certifications:

  • Licensed Oregon Real Estate Principal Broker
  • Licensed Washington Managing Real Estate Broker

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4278
Email: Kristin@CriteriaProperties.com


Jason Hayes

Property Manager

Jason joined Criteria Properties in February 2017. He brings nearly twenty years of both commercial and residential property management experience and
most recently spent a year working in the real estate department at Nike. He has also worked in the property management and real estate fields for companies such as Norris & Stevens and Hollywood Entertainment (Hollywood Video).

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4298
Email: Jason@CriteriaProperties.com


Amy Ochs

Property Manager

Amy has been working for Criteria Properties for five years in accounting and in property management. She has proven to be a skilled problem solver. Amy graduated from Portland State University with a BS in Business Administration and Marketing. Prior to Criteria Properties she worked as a Territory Manager for Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals.

Professional Affiliations & Certifications:

  • Licensed Oregon Real Estate Broker
  • Licensed Washington Real Estate Broker

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4286
Email: Amy@CriteriaProperties.com


Andrew Moe

Assistant Property Manager

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4296
Email: Andy@CriteriaProperties.com


Christa Ellis

Controller

Christa oversees all accounting procedures ensuring financial information provided is both prompt and accurate. She has fifteen years of experience in financial statement preparation and analysis. Prior to joining Criteria Properties in 2008, Christa gained financial experience in a variety of industries such as insurance, landscaping and working for an attorney’s office. Christa has a B.S. degree in finance from Oregon State University and a MBA from George Fox University.

Contact Information

Direct: 503-573-4289
Email: Christa@CriteriaProperties.com


Tanyadene Sheridan

Accounts Payable and Reception

Contact Information

Direct: 503-968-6638
Email: Ap@CriteriaProperties.com


Onsite Managers

Verka Martin

The Crossings at Gresham Station

Direct: 503-666-3683
Email: Crossings@CriteriaProperties.com

Rocky Jones

Kearney Court Apartments

Direct: 503-223-7623
Email: Kearneycourt@hotmail.com