Clarke Fairbrother, President and Principal of Newport Pacific Capital, has an impressive background in strategic, long term financial planning and analysis, tax planning, and subdivision development. He worked as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Young & Company and Hurdman & Cranston. A licensed California Real Estate broker, Clarke served four years as president of the Orange County and Inland Empire Manufactured Housing Educational Trust (MHET) and on the advisory board of The California Mobilehome Park Alliance.
In his leisure time, Clarke enjoys both the playing and teaching of duplicate bridge, farming, recreational aviation and when he’s more grounded, competing in numerous ballroom dance events. He is also a published author.
Mike Sullivan, CEO and Principal of Newport Pacific Capital, and President of Cirus Development, is a Certified Property Manager, a California General Contractor and a Manufactured Home dealer. Having served as President of the Board of Directors of the Western Mobilehome Park Owners Association (WMA), and as President of the Santa Clara County Manufactured Housing Education Trust (MHET), Mike remains very active in industry organizations. He served as Secretary on the Board of Directors of the WMA, Chairman of the WMA Bylaws Committee, and on the WMA Executive and Finance Committees. He is a frequent and popular speaker at industry events, and is recognized as an expert in the mobile home park management arena.
Mike was a Captain in the U.S. Army and is a pilot. For recreation, he enjoys boating, scuba diving and golf.
Paul Prentice has been with Newport Pacific since 1986, and is Executive Vice President of Operations. Paul oversees all aspects of the property management division, and all 12 Regional Managers. He conducts seminars on resident relations, customer service and dispute resolution for several industry associations, including the Western Mobilehome Parkowners Association (WMA), Manufactured Housing Educational Trust (MHET) and the Nevada Mobile Home Park Owners Association.
Mr. Prentice holds a California Teaching Credential. He was on the evening college faculty of Orange Coast College for eleven years and on the UCLA extension faculty for five years.
Candace Holcombe is Vice President of Operations for Newport Pacific, and has been with the company since 1987. She has extensive experience in management, home sales, marketing, and community development for multiple real estate assets owned by individual, family partnerships, trusts, nonprofit organizations and municipalities.
Candy is a frequent industry speaker and instructor throughout California. She contributes articles for industry magazines, and currently serves on the Education and Planning Committees for the Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association (WMA) and the PAC Committee for California Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI).
Regional Managers. All of our Regional Managers are CCRMs and CAM certified, with an average of 10+ years of property management experience. Our team is responsible for establishing and maintaining the greatest possible cash flow from each property. They meet this responsibility by ensuring that our properties are filled and in great condition. They also recommend and carry out improvements on properties that could lead to higher rents and a more rapid appreciation. We have many Bi-lingual Regional managers and on-site managers.