John Alioto is the chairman and a founding partner of Walters Management. He brings to the team more than 40 years of experience in the property management industry and extensive knowledge of the history and development of San Diego. As chairman of the company, he works with the executive team to develop company strategies, client relations and marketing. He is a Certified Property Manager® and a Certified Community Association Manager®; certifications given by the Institute of Real Estate Management® and the California Association of Community Managers℠, respectively. He is the past president of both the California Apartment Association and the San Diego County Apartment Association. He is also a past president of the Institute of Real Estate Management®, San Diego Chapter, as well as a past governing Councilor for IREM® National. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the San Diego County Apartment Association and the Distinguished Presidential Award by IREM® for outstanding service and leadership to the industry. Mr. Alioto has been an instructor of real estate management for IREM® and UCSD Extension. Mr. Alioto regularly volunteers through the Downtown Rotary Club to support the military and San Diego youth. He is also affiliated with the National and California Association of Realtors, the San Diego Board of Realtors, Community Associations Institute®, California Association of Community Managers℠ and Rotary International. Mr. Alioto is a graduate of the University of San Diego.