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Stephen Margetic


Stephen Margetic has more than 25 years of experience managing affordable and market-rate properties. As President, CEO and Owner of Hyder & Company Property Management, he manages over 103 affordable properties totaling about 6,135 units throughout California.  He is also a principal partner in the management of two campuses totaling 162 units of senior assisted and congregate care units in St. Louis, Missouri.  Prior to joining Hyder & Company Property Management in 2004, Mr. Margetic spent 12 years managing a portfolio of 10,000 units, which included more than 2,000 units of senior housing.  A Certified Public Accountant from the state of Illinois, Mr. Margetic has been a member of both the American and the California Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, as well as serving on the Owners’ Advisory Board of the National Investment Conference.

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Gary Da Prato

Vice President Of Administration

Gary has 32 years of experience in the affordable housing industry dating back to 1987 and is responsible for new business development and contract administration.  One of his primary duties is to act as a liaison between our firm and various Governmental Agencies and the Owners to keep current in the ever-changing requirements in the field of subsidized management.  Gary had 14 years of experience in Program Compliance for subsidized housing projects in California with the California Department of Housing & Community Development (HCD). Program compliance included monitoring housing policy issues dealing with California Redevelopment Agencies administering the California Housing Rehabilitation Program & Earthquake Assistance Program and developing regulations for the Rental Housing Construction Program. 

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Ana Rascon

Vice President of Finance

Ana joined the Hyder team in 2004 as a Staff Accountant. In just one year she was promoted to Accounting Manager, supervising all Staff Accountants and A/P personnel. As Accounting Manager she also served as Hyder’s liaison to software developers, helping tailor fit software solutions to meet the company’s needs. Ana  was promoted to Controller, then to Vice President of Finance, overseeing all of Hyder’s accounting activities, in addition to continuing her role as liaison with software developers.

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Michelle Pruitt

Vice President of Operations and Compliance

Michelle has more than 23 years of property management experience. She joined Hyder & Company as an Office Clerk in 1996. Rising through the ranks, her experience and expertise ranges through all positions the company has to offer out in the field. In 2012 she became the Director of Operations and in 2017 she became the Vice President of Operations.  She has accreditations in HUD, RD, TCAC, HOME and other City based programs. 

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Arthur Mendoza

Director of Information Technology & Occupancy Specialist

Art has served Hyder & Company since 1983, over 35 years as a USDA-RD Certified Manager and USDA-RD Farm Labor Occupancy Specialist. He is responsible for maintaining and producing detailed records of eligibility, status and compliance required by agencies and owners for Hyder’s entire portfolio of properties. Previously he provided IT services for both Mercy and Scripps Memorial Hospitals.

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Kyle Beach

Director of Operations

Kyle has been involved in real estate for over 10 years, with 8 years of experience with Hyder & Company. Kyle has worked closely with social and supportive service coordinators to ensure services are provided to residents at the properties across his portfolio of 16 properties and over 1100 units. In addition to Tax Credit, HUD, and USDA RD certifications, Kyle is a licensed Broker in the state of California bringing expertise and additional knowledge to the portfolio he helps manage.