Meet the team


REALTOR® CA DRE #01358345
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 623-7204
Contact Eric

Eric “Woody” Woodward is a San Jose native with over thirty-five years of experience and knowledge in the community. Prior to founding Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, Woody co-founded and grew Short Circuit, a San Jose-based electronics repair facility, into the second largest repair facility for Nissan and Infiniti automobiles nationwide. He then transitioned his entrepreneurial pursuits to real estate and quickly became a top producer for a leading real estate brokerage in the South Bay. Woody is dedicated to his profession and to his clients. His extensive involvement in the community provides him with a deep and broad range of knowledge of the area in which he serves. Woody’s willingness to provide his clients with the best service is unsurpassed.


REALTOR® CA DRE #01731561
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 891-8289
Contact Tony

Tony Sum is a real estate broker and the designated broker of record for Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos. Tony’s attention to detail and dedication to thoroughness make him an outstanding real estate professional. He is also an attorney licensed in the state of California. Prior to founding Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, Tony practiced law in Manhattan Beach and Oakland. Tony’s primary practice areas included business litigation, real estate, construction, and corporate law. His extensive experience as a transactional and litigation attorney provides him with an edge in negotiations and contract drafting. Tony attended UC Davis where he earned both his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and political science, and his law degree. In addition, he earned a Masters of Arts degree in Sports Management from Long Beach State University.


REALTOR® CA DRE #01434080
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 838-8293
Contact Joey

Joey Tsutsui is a San Jose native of thirty-five plus years. Growing up in the Almaden Valley and continuing her education at San Jose State University, her knowledge of the area and community is based on a lifetime of experiences, friendships, and professional relationships. Prior to joining Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, Joey established herself as one of the top 15 agents for a national real estate brokerage. Before finding a passion for the real estate industry, Joey worked in high tech as a project manager. She has been able to leverage her experience with client management, project planning and technology to exceed customer expectations. Joey enjoys living the urban lifestyle and as a resident of downtown San Jose, she takes full advantage of neighborhood restaurants, entertainment, and events.


REALTOR® CA DRE #01343701
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 667-5500
Contact Phil

Phil Ma is one of downtown San Jose’s top real estate agents. He has represented numerous residential buyers and sellers in the downtown San Jose area with a special emphasis in the Paseo Plaza and Paseo Villas complexes. Phil is known for his experience, knowledge of the downtown core, excellent client service, and professionalism. In addition to being a downtown resident in the Paseo Plaza complex since 1997, Phil was one of the founding members and officers of the San Jose Downtown Residents Association. He believes in owning real estate as an investment, especially in downtown San Jose. Prior to becoming a Realtor®, Phil worked for technology companies in various capacities including director of operations, and in international marketing and product management. Phil is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois where he earned a degree in business management.


REALTOR® CA DRE #01728448
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 896-4221
Contact Nikki

Nikki Langendorf has a passion for real estate. Her first year as a licensed Realtor®, Nikki proved her passion exemplary as the “Rookie of the Year” for a national real estate brokerage. Purchasing her first piece of property in her early 20s, Nikki believes in the real estate market and the future of the industry. Currently, Nikki owns numerous investment properties, including commercial space. She is able to leverage her own personal experience to provide outstanding service to her clients. Nikki was born and raised in the Bay Area. She grew up in Sunnyvale and has strong ties to the neighborhood and surrounding community. Having attended San Jose State University, Nikki found a love for the downtown area.


REALTOR® CA DRE #01869087
Office: (408) 297-0888
Cell: (408) 300-3184
Contact Michael

Michael Murphy has over 18 years of real estate experience both here in the United States and internationally. He can truly offer a global perspective on real estate as his work experience includes work in Ireland, England, and parts of Eastern Europe. In Michael’s native Ireland, he developed a successful financial services business. After selling his financial services business, Michael and his family relocated from Kilkenny, Ireland to the Silicon Valley. Michael’s wife, Kerry Anne Forster Murphy, is a native of San Jose. Michael believes that we are responsible for creating our own futures and he strives to give everyone the opportunity to live safe and comfortably. He offers clients top quality service with unique insight into why today’s real estate market offers homebuyers the opportunity to purchase the home of their dreams and investors the chance to achieve sustainable wealth and growth from their property investments.

Nancy Gard

Executive Assistant/Realtor CA DRE #01974886
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Nancy

Nancy began her Real Estate career in Property Management with Western National Group while attending college at Long Beach State University. During her ten years of experience in the business, she has developed a knack for the type of customer service needed to provide fulfillment for all involved in the processes of planning to move, buy, sell, rent and invest in real estate. As a San Jose native who attended Piedmont High School and currently lives in downtown San Jose, Nancy is well versed with the ever changing urban environment in Silicon Valley and the exciting downtown lifestyle that living in San Jose can offer. In her own words Nancy feels that San Jose offers a perfect balance of entrepreneurial spirit and opportunity while still maintaining a sense of community.

Lucia Nichols

Marketing Coordinator
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Lucia

Lucia has always loved real estate and found her niche at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos as the Marketing Coordinator. Prior to joining the team at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, Lucia worked as the Environmental Specialist for a major manufacturer in Sacramento, CA. After frequent trips to the Bay Area while working on a jobsite in Cupertino, she discovered that she loved the South Bay and the urban lifestyle it offered. She made the move and transitioned her content management, writing and creative skills into the field of real estate marketing. Having always enjoyed writing, Lucia chose this has her required concentration when completing her degree in Environmental Science at UC Santa Barbara. This proclivity for writing combined with a fascination for real estate and love of the urban lifestyle has made her transition into real estate marketing an exciting new challenge.

Daniela Mauga

Transaction Coordinator
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Daniela

Daniela leads the fulfillment of regulatory requirements and monitoring all transactions, most importantly she provides our clients with a positive experience by offering her undivided attention, straightforward and knowledgeable service, and an assurance that the client’s best interests are her number one priority. Daniela’s in-depth knowledge of the real estate industry and her ability to manage a wide variety of details in a fast-paced and time-constrained environment make her uniquely qualified to assist Agents, Escrow companies and Clients in ensuring all regulatory compliance issues are met. And while her role may be complicated, her approach is simple—build trust with each and every customer to simplify their experience and deliver outstanding service each and every time. When Daniela is not busy multi-tasking priorities in the office, she is busy managing the multitude of activities at home with her husband and two daughters.

Kathleen Woodward

Senior Property Manager
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Kathleen

Kathleen heads the Property Management group at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, overseeing the day to day operations of the property managers while assisting both owners and tenants for properties across San Jose and the surrounding areas. She is extremely familiar with Downtown San Jose and the Bay Area having grown up in the area and attended Santa Clara University. Prior to joining the company, Kathleen worked in event planning and the hotel business. She transitioned her customer service and management skills to the field of Property Management and earned her CCRM certificate, or California Certified Residential Manager certificate. With approximately 8 years of experience in the business, Kathleen’s knowledge of the area and the rental market is unparalleled.

Tom Woodward

Property Manager
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Tom

Tom is a Bay Area native and is very familiar with Downtown San Jose and the surrounding areas. Prior to joining the team at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos, Tom worked at CVS as a pharmacy technician. Eventually earning his real estate license, he transitioned his knowledge and customer service skills into the field of Property Management at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos. Tom has been working in Property Management for three years and enjoys the flexibility offered by the job which allows him to spend more time with his son.

Colin Ward

Property Manager
Office: (408) 297-0888
Contact Colin

Born in San Francisco and raised in Marin, Colin is a Bay Area native. After earning his degree in International Relations with a minor in Middle East/South Asia Studies at UC Davis, Colin entered the restaurant business and honed his customer service skills in the industry over the course of 17 years. After marrying his wife, Bethany, and moving to the Willow Glen area, Colin received his real estate license and began working as a licensed assistant for his in-laws who represented the top 10% in their office at Alain Pinel in Los Gatos. After a year and a half, Colin transitioned his knowledge and experience to the field of Property Management and joined the team at Silicon Valley Lofts & Condos as a Property Manager. With his background in customer service and real estate experience, Colin is able to navigate and solve any challenges he faces when turning-over, showing, and managing a rental property.