We use leading technology and digital tools to achieve the best results. We prioritize innovation in order to keep up with the pace of change and continually optimize.


Frequent data review and property market analysis allows us to make tactical and evidence-based decisions for our clients.


We often land on a solution before a potential issue even comes to life. It’s our responsibility to mitigate risks and lead our clients with confidence.


We are committed to supporting our clients and fostering these relationships. Our point of difference is the care and attention we provide at every step.


Our collective experience as property managers and real estate investors with high-end portfolios spans decades. We’ve sharpened our processes and procedures over many years in response to the changing landscape, so we can provide you with the best service. Property management is our passion and our role is to place the best tenant at the highest market rent, as soon as possible.

Kate Dayton


Kate controls one of the most important aspects of the management process: daily accounting. However, bookkeeping is just one of her talents. With an eye for business and a global view of our client needs, Kate has a hand in everything at North Star – from marketing, to accounting, to operational procedures. As the person in charge of collecting rents, Kate leads our mantra of “firm but fair” with our tenants and is the first step in creating the productive relationship between owners, manager and tenants.

Anaiah Nigro

New Owner Meetings & Tenant Showings

In 2011 Anaiah first started helping her sister Bridget with North Star showings and as our company has grown, she has stepped up her role. With an eye for style and a very warm heart, Anaiah watches over the needs of our potential tenants. She is very familiar with the upscale housing markets of Portland and La Jolla. Anaiah lives in Lake Oswego with her two wonderful daughters.

Faith Lauray

Bend Branch President

Faith is responsible for the long-term relationships that make our company stand out. We know that properties are intimately personal – for homeowners needing caretakers and for residents seeking a home. She is our road warrior and usually drives around with her bike strapped to her bike rack, ready to ride when the mood strikes. Faith grew up in Central Oregon and has worked the last several years in local property management, developing new relationships and fortifying old ones with owners, tenants, vendors, and our community. If you can’t find her making connections at the office or mountain biking, you can find her hiking, playing sand volleyball, or chasing after her two lively daughters.

Bridget Holley

North Star Real Estate Liaison & Tenant Showings

One of the longest standing North Star family members, Bridget has been here from the start and is one of the major reasons for the market acceptance and growth of our company. She not only brings our tenants to their rental homes, she helps them in their transition to homes of their own. Bridget is a shining light within our company and enjoys spending time with her husband and four wonderful kids.

Alli Halley

operations Coordinator

Alli comes to North Star with a background in hospitality, sales and law. As the Operations Coordinator, she is the team’s right hand man. She wears multiple hats to ensure business is running efficiently and effectively. Alli lives in Wilsonville and volunteers for a theater in Beaverton.

Claire Parshall

Maintenance Director

Claire grew up in the Bay Area and applies her varied background in purchasing, sales and office management to North Star operations. She prides herself on her strong sense of justice and focuses on being solution oriented. Claire spends time outside of work enjoying all that the Pacific Northwest has to offer with her beautiful daughter and loving husband.

David Parshall

David Parshall

Asset Manager and Maintenance Technician

David was born and raised in San Francisco, CA and moved to Oregon in 2013. He’s a registered EMT and volunteer firefighter with an employment background in purchasing and sales. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, golfing, and more golfing and working on projects around the house.

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Emily Jordan

Assistant Property Manager

Emily is an outdoor enthusiast and takes advantage of all that central Oregon has to offer. From mountain biking, backpacking to snowboarding, she loves adventure! Emily comes to North Star with a background teaching for a local Montessori and is actively involved in raising her two children. As she likes to put it: “My life is crazy chaos and I love it.”

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Ginny Gillett

North Star Tenant Showings

Working with people is Ginny’s expertise – she customizes her service to fit your needs. With a background in management and real estate, Ginny is the perfect fit for our growing team. She’s gained experience selling homes and is excited to apply her skills to the rental market. Her reputation for providing excellent service directly reflects her dedication to fit her clients’ needs.

Jennifer Biberston Leasing Coordinator

Jennifer Biberston

Leasing Coordinator

Jennifer is our newest addition to the North Star team, coming from a background in Journalism. As the Leasing Coordinator she is the first stop on our tenants’ journey, assisting all tenants with general inquiries and ensuring the application-to-lease process is as seamless as possible. Jennifer lives in Salem with her husband, and outside of work she enjoys trail running with her dog Magnus, rock climbing and drinking copious amounts of coffee.

Kirk Nieland

The Patriarch

Kirk was the encouragement and knowledge behind the accelerated start and success of North Star. He has stayed on with the company as both a consultant and mentor to all employees. As the glue that holds it all together, he continues to advise and push North Star into ever increasing areas of success. Kirk and his wife Erin have two kids (Quinn and John) and four grandkids, all who live just a few houses away from them.