Abel Guzman joined Tejon Ranch Company in August 2010 as its Vice President and Controller. Guzman is responsible for the management of all aspects of the accounting department, quarterly and annual SEC reporting and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Prior to joining Tejon Ranch, Guzman was at Pacific Office Properties Trust, Inc. (ticker symbol PCE), a real estate investment trust with over $500 million in assets. Guzman joined PCE in 2008 as Corporate Controller shortly after the company went public and established the company’s SEC reporting structure. Guzman’s extensive experience with public companies also includes Douglas Emmett, Inc. (ticker symbol DEI), a real estate investment trust with over $6 billion in assets, Hilton Hotels Corporation and AIG SunAmerica.
Guzman began his career at the Big Five accounting firm of Arthur Andersen LLP after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in business with an emphasis in accounting from California State University, Northridge. Guzman is a certified public accountant in California.