To Promote a Supportive And Inspiring Real Estate Investing Community For Members To

Build Relationships, Gain Knowledge and Take Action To Achieve Personal Success

About Us

Welcome to the North San Diego Real Estate Investors Association, Inc (NSDREI) website! The NSDREI was formed in 2004 and is one of the premier real estate investing associations, providing a vehicle to learn, network and grow your real estate portfolio, regardless of whether you live in San Diego or not. We are a non-profit real estate investing group that is member driven by investors and volunteers from the Real Estate, Financial, and Technology fields. Our mission is “to promote a supportive and inspiring real estate investing community for members to build relationships, gain knowledge and take action to achieve personal success.” As a non-profit organization we have your success in mind, and our profits are shared with our members via reduced prices and/or increased benefits. Please check out our member benefits section and join today!


Meet the Board of Directors


Eric Siragusa


Eric joined the NSDREI board in 2006, and has served as President since 2008. He is a Partner at MHP Funds, LLC, currently co-managing multiple private real estate investment funds that own Mobile Home Parks across the country. MHP Funds and their affiliated companies are believed to have a portfolio containing the 10th largest number of mobile home lots, and the 3rd largest number of Mobile Home Parks, with over 120 parks and 12,000 lots in 20 states. Eric also serves as an educator, mentor and consultant to other real estate investors and professionals. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from UCSD in 2003, has multiple patents, and is blessed with a wonderful wife and two daughters.

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Linda Wessels


Linda joined the Board in 2004. She brings to the Board extensive experience in a wide variety of investment-related products, services and properties. She is president of FIA Group LLC, an independent consulting firm working with the financial services industry. She has two children and two grandchildren – the accomplishment of which she is most proud.

Jay Sherman


Jay joined the NSDREI board in 2009 as the Treasurer, and has also been in charge of Programs and Speakers since 2013.  Jay has been investing in real estate since the late 1990s and a full time real estate investor since 2006.  Jay lives in North County San Diego with his wife and two children.  For a full biography and personal testimonials about Jay, please visit his website.
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Betty Wong

Membership Committee Chair

Betty is a native San Diegan. She has served on the NSDREI Board since 2006. She and her husband have been investing in real estate since 2004 and own rental properties out-of-state. She enjoys playing tennis, getting together with family and friends and trying new restaurants. Her biggest joy in life is her son Devin.

Bruce May

Director of Marketing

Bruce joined the NSDREI in July 2011 and is the Director of Marketing. His primary responsibilities are promoting the club via social media marketing. Bruce is a retired law enforcement professional from a Southern California department. He currently owns a local real estate investment company that focuses on wholesaling and flipping homes in the San Diego Market. Bruce also owns rental properties out of state.

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Terry Blakeslee

Terry spent most of her working career as a Lead Mammal Keeper at the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park, retiring early to focus on real estate. She began investing in real estate in ’06 and has done several rehab projects. Her exposure to construction, while growing up with a Dad that was a General Contractor, and her degree in 3-Dimensional Art give her a good combination of skills for rehabbing. 

Derek Harms

Community Relations


A Board Member since 2014, and now the Community Relations Director, Derek brings a multi-faceted real estate skill set to the organization. He is currently President of Trinity Investment Services, LLC and a managing partner of Sonoca Corporation — cumulatively focusing on single family home renovations and mobile home park acquisitions, operations, and sales. Derek is also an award winning Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties in the greater San Diego area. For a comprehensive biography and personal testimonials please visit his website at 


Bill Rough

Website Committee Chair

Bill joined NSDREI in 2011 and has been a board member since 2014. Currently the President of Arvani Investments, a full time Real Estate and Note investment company. Arvani Investments currently focuses on Rehabbing properties in the San Diego and Riverside Counties, as well as buying and fixing Non-Performing Notes on residential properties across the united states. We mainly purchase for our own portfolio, but we also trade with other note buyers and do joint ventures with other investors.




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