Chris Darling DRE License #00958933 - Owner/Broker
Chris Darling is a licensed Real Estate Broker (#00958933) with over 33 years of property management experience. She has worked in both commercial and residential property management since 1986, leasing and managing shopping centers, professional buildings, multi-family and single family homes. In 1999, Chris moved to the Fresno area where she worked for a large, Fresno based, property management company, her main focus being single-family homes and small apartment complexes. This is also the company where she met her future boss and friend, Terry Fox. After Terry formed Fox Property Management in 2005, Chris went to work for him as head of the Leasing Department and Senior Property Manager. In Fall, 2017, Chris purchased the company from Terry after he decided to retire.
Chris received her California Sales Agent License in 1986, and in spring 2017, obtained her Real Estate Brokers License. Chris has held the California Certified Residential Manager (CCRM) designation from the California Apartment Association since 2011 and was awarded the Property Supervisor of the Year for 2014. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Fresno division of the California Apartment Association.
Originally from Los Angeles, Chris, her husband Matt, and their four children, have lived in the Fresno area for over 20 years.
Clarissa Hernandez - Maintenance Coordinator
Clarissa has been with Fox Property Management since 2016 and was recently promoted to Maintenance Coordinator. In this new position, Clarissa handles maintenance and repair requests for 450+ properties, working diligently to coordinate scheduling between vendors and tenants. She is the interface between our residents and our vendors.
Clarissa is currently working toward her Business Management Degree at University of Phoenix. She grew up in the Central Valley and enjoys going on road trips and spending time with family and friends.
David Perez - Controller
David Perez joined the Fox Property Management team in the Spring of 2017. In his position as Controller, David brings decades of accounting experience to the table. Detailed and precise, with a smile, is the best way to describe his attitude. There is no accounting mystery that he cannot solve. Prior to joining Fox Property Management, David was in the staffing industry for over twenty years. In his spare time, David enjoys the occasional home improvement project. His To-Do List is incessant; having purchased a home that was neglected by the previous owner. Fortunately, David likes to watch HGTV and DIY, which offer copious ideas for necessary repairs and future projects. His favorite pastimes include reading, writing short stories, dining out with friends and family and traveling by cruise ship as often as possible.
April Serrato -Administrative Assistant/Receptionist
April Serrato has been with Fox Property Management since fall of 2020 and is the “voice” of Fox Property Management. She was hired as Administrative Assistant/Receptionist where she answers and directs phone calls, welcomes and directs incoming visitors, updates our website, collects rents, and many other tasks. April was born in the Central Valley and in her spare time enjoys drinking good coffee, movies or television, and doing arts and crafts with her daughter and mom and sisters. April also enjoys playing piano, practicing cosmetology, and spending quality time with her family.
Richie Darling - Leasing Assistant
Richie Darling joined our Fox Property Management team in March, 2021, as
leasing assistant. He shows properties, handles move-in and move-out
inspections, and answers rental calls. A graduate of Clovis West High School,
Richie attended Fresno State his freshman year and is currently working on
obtaining his Real Estate Agents license. Richie enjoys singing, camping,
backpacking, and spending time with his family and friends.
Terry A. Fox
Prior to founding Fox Property Management in May, 2005, Terry A. Fox was a partner and property manager of a large regional management company specializing in association and residential properties. In a previous job Terry served as the Vice President for Marketing, Business Development and Operations for another large regional residential property management company. Prior to that he was the owner of a management consulting and training firm called The Management Edge.
Terry moved to Fresno in early 1987 after serving over 20 years in the US Army in a variety of command and management positions throughout the United States and overseas. He retired as a Major in February 1987. Terry is originally from Southern California.
Terry has a Masters of Science in Business Administration degree from Boston University and an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Nebraska. He has been awarded the designation of CERTIFIED PROPERTY MANAGER® from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) and received the Property Supervisor of the Year Award for 1998 from the California Apartment Association.
In Fall, 2017, Terry decided it was time to retire and sold the business to his longtime employee and friend, Chris Darling. Terry and his wife Frankie enjoy traveling and spending as much time as possible with their grandkids.