The Team

Property Management and Leasing


Topa Management Company was established over 30 years ago to develop, manage and own a portfolio of commercial and residential properties and in 1981 began to offer its services to other property owners.

Topa utilizes its highly skilled and experienced staff of professionals to determine a property owner's objective and establish a management plan to attain the balance between cash flow and asset appreciation to meet the established objective.

By coupling the efforts of its corporate Leasing professionals with industry contacts, Topa Management Company is able to reach the right tenants for its' clients’ investment properties.

Experience, dedication and integrity characterize Topa's team of professionals.  The staff of real estate professionals at Topa averages over 20 years of experience in the industry.  Staff knowledge and experience promotes timely and informed decisions in the administration, leasing and management of your real estate investment. 

Topa's philosophy is the same today as when it was founded - Professionalism in property management, high quality standards and timely and accurate accounting and reporting.  These principles have served as the cornerstones for the company's operations.

  • Darren Bell

    Vice President & Director of Leasing

    Darren Bell has over 19 years of experience in commercial real estate leasing, investment, management and development and is Topa's leasing specialist in the Los Angeles region.  He has negotiated and consummated over 1,000 commercial lease transactions throughout his career.

    Since joining Topa in 2002, he has been responsible for the execution of over $420 million in lease transactions representing over 1.6 million square feet.  He holds an MBA in finance from the University of Southern California and a BS in economics from the University of Santa Clara. Darren is a member of the Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Association (LACRA) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).