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Our Team

Krystle Karimian

Krystle Karimian, CEO/Broker/Realtor

Krystle has been working in the industry for her family business since 1994. She received a Business degree at CSU Monterey Bay in 2005. Immediately after graduating, she became licensed as a Real Estate Agent for the state of California. In 2008, she became the Broker and CEO of Krystle Properties and within the last few years, she saw the need and desire for clients to sell and incorporated Real Estate into their services. Krystle is enthusiastic and knowledgeable and happy to help and advise those in need.

Krystle attended St. Basil’s, St. Patrick’s St. Vincent’s and Benicia High School. She is very passionate and a go getter. She makes her clients feel educated and at ease throughout their entire transaction.

Derrick Karimian

Derrick Karimian, CFO/Leasing Agent

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Derrick has been a resident of the city of Vallejo since 1984. He attended St. Basil’s Elementary School and St. Patrick’s-St. Vincent’s High School, both here in town. In 2004, Derrick made the transition from part-time to full-time employee for his family’s business Krystle Properties. In October 2008, Derrick and his sister, Krystle, purchased the business from their mother, Julie Jackson.

Outside of Krystle Properties, Derrick’s passion is for the theatre. He has been seen in two dozen full productions and nearly two hundred improv performances from San Francisco to Sacramento since 2002. Derrick’s current affiliations include:

  • Active 20-30 Club of Vallejo #79
  • The Rotary Club of Vallejo

Derrick’s die-hard optimistic spirit, friendly & personable personality, tech-savviness, and “get it done” attitude make him an excellent addition to the Krystle Properties team.

Abdollah Karimian

Abdollah Karimian, Associate Broker/Credit Manager

Abdul co-founded Krystle Properties in 1989. He obtained his real estate broker’s license in 1985, and has been an active real estate investor for the past 25 years. Abdul is very active in the community, and he is passionate about Vallejo. He has been an active member of the Vallejo Suburban Kiwanis club since 1981 to the present. He is also a member of the Solano Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. Abdul enjoys playing racquetball and soccer in his free time.

Although Abdul is now semi-retired, he is still involved in screening applications and conducting interviews at Krystle Properties.

Kathy Gillin

Kathy Gillin, Associate Broker/Leasing

Kathy has been a licensed realtor since February of 1980. She has managed two large real estate offices over the years. Kathy was born and raised in Vallejo; she married a Bechtel engineer and traveled around the world for 20 years. Her first love has always been real estate and she is proud to be a part of the Krystle team. Kathy is committed to th of Vallejo, the development of our waterfront and the refurbishing of the downtown area.


Davina Ames, Maintenance Supervisor

Davina is a native Vallejo resident who has a long history in maintenance and design on homes. Davina joined the KPM family in February 2014 and continues to maintain balance for owners and tenants alike. Davina’s hobbies include reading, fishing, camping, and home designing during remodel.

Quote: “Krystle Properties; Best In Vallejo”


Ciera Rodriguez-Butts, Assistant Credit Manager

Ciera was born in San Mateo and raised in Vallejo. Ciera was hired on as our front office assistant in January, 2014. After 1 year, she graduated to our tenant screening department. Ciera enjoys cooking, shopping and traveling in her spare time.

Debbie Rojas

Debbie Rojas, Admin Assistant and Tenant Collections

Elisa Brosius

Elisa Brosius, Bookkeeper

Elisa Brosius was born in SF, raised in Vallejo & a resident of Fairfield; Elisa is a bay area native. Elisa has been our bookkeeper since 2008. Elisa is also the CEO and Creative Director of Elisa Brosius Events.

Elisa Brosius

Mimi Cohn, Administrative Assistant

Mimi grew up in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. She came to San Francisco in the 60’s. She and her husband, Bernie, moved to Vallejo heritage district and has loved and lived there ever since 1990. Mimi joined as a part time office assistant in 2017. Mimi is an avid golfer and maybe you have even seen her playing at nearby courses or marshalling at our city course, Blue Rock Springs.

Stephanie Morrow

Stephanie Morrow, Realtor/Leasing Agent

Stephanie Morrow joined Krystle Properties as a seasoned bookkeeper. A year and a half later, she earned her Real Estate License and started her new position on the Krystle Properties Sales Team. Stephanie grew up in Vallejo and is a current resident. Her knowledge and love for Vallejo along with her passion to help people is a strong attribute to our Team. She is currently attending Leadership Vallejo to help build a stronger community. Stephanie is married and has a school aged son. She is Vice President of the school’s Parent Teacher Network. Stephanie loves exploring the bay area with her family during downtime.

Ashley Cruz, Administrative Assistant

Ashley Cruz, Administrative Assistant

Ashley was born in Greenbrae and resided in San Rafael until 2000 when she moved to Vallejo. Ashley has been in Vallejo ever since and joined KPM in January 2018 as our Administrative Assistant. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys lifting and competing, cooking, and traveling.