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Meet The Burr White Realty Team

Meet the Burr White Team!

The following individuals will be happy to answer any questions you may have concerning their departments.

Operations Team

Craig Batley Real Estate Broker

Craig Batley

Real Estate Broker
(949) 675-4630

Craig Batley has been in the real estate industry for nearly 45 years. After receiving his MBA at the University of Washington in 1973, he began his real estate career flipping houses. In 1977 Craig became a licensed real estate broker and opened his first of 4 RE/MAX offices the following year, which grew to become the top real estate sales company in the Newport Beach/Costa Mesa area.

Beth Hammons General Manager Burr White Realty

Beth Hammons

General Manager

As General Manager, Beth Hammons brings over 30 years of experience in five-star Hospitality Management to the Burr White team. Beth has thrived in some of the most competitive markets in the world, including New York, Naples, San Francisco, and Boston. After traveling extensively, both domestically and internationally, Beth is excited to be based in Newport Beach, CA.

Diane Jones Executive Assistant Burr White Realty

Diane Jones

Executive Assistant

Diane Jones has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Since joining Burr White in 2000 her dedication to helping families find the perfect beach house and her willingness to share her wealth of local knowledge with guests led to her becoming an Executive Assistant. Diane loves meeting families at check in and listening to guests share their Newport Beach experiences at check out.

Sales & Marketing

Joan Trout, Sales Consultant Burr White Real Estate

Joan Trout

Real Estate Associate
(949) 293-4631

Joan Trout has been a real estate agent since obtaining her real estate license in 1973. After starting her career in the San Fernando Valley, Joan relocated to Orange County in 1984 and joined California’s first RE/MAX franchise. As Assistant Manager, her leadership and experience was instrumental in Costa Mesa RE/MAX’s overwhelming success, leading to her 1988 promotion to Manager of the Newport Beach RE/MAX office.

Tracy Seeber Senior Sales Agent Burr White Realty

Tracy Seeber

Senior Sales Agent
(949) 378-8999

Tracy Seeber has been with Burr White Realty since 1975. Her many years of experience on the Balboa Peninsula have made her an expert in the Newport Beach real estate market. In today’s fast moving market, Tracy’s experience and expertise are an invaluable asset to her clients. From Seal Beach to San Clemente, she has successfully worked with hundreds of beach properties. Her commitment to her clients is unparalleled. Whether buying or selling, put Tracy’s experience and dedication to work for you.


Garrett Dawes Controller Burr White Realty

Garrett Dawes

(949) 675-4630

Garrett Dawes manages and oversees the day to day accounting operations at Burr White Realty. With a degree in Business from Northwood University, Garrett has extensive professional accounting experience with a strong emphasis in Real Estate and Property Management. Garrett worked for several real estate and construction companies before coming to Burr White Realty where his academic and professional experience have led him to excel.

Marangely Escamilla Assistant to the Accountant

Marangely Escamilla

Accounts Payable and Receivable
(949) 675-4630

Marangely Escamilla is a valuable asset to Burr White Realty's accounting team. In addition to processing payables and receivables, she processes and distributes owner statements, updates tenant accounts, verifies documentation, and addresses accounting related inquiries. Currently taking courses at Orange Coast College, Marangely plans to transfer to the University of California, Irvine or California State University Fullerton to pursue a degree in Psychology. 

Property Management

Traighe Concannon Leasing Agent Burr White Realty

Traighe Concannon

Leasing Agent
(949) 675-4630

Traighe Concannon joined the property management team of Burr White Realty in 2007, after graduating from San Diego State University with a major in Biology and minor in Real Estate Management and went on to obtain his real estate license in 2010. As a Leasing Agent, Traighe inspects properties prior to leasing, assists prospective tenants in finding the perfect property and completing the application process, and providing customer service to tenants.

Michelle Burns

Administrative Assistant
(714) 846-3500

Michelle Burns is a long-time resident of Orange County, she grew up in Newport Beach. Michelle later graduated from Huntington Beach High School before attending Golden West College.

Vacation Coordinator

Jane Trahanovsky Vacation Coordinator Burr White Realty

Jane Trahanovsky

Vacation Coordinator
(949) 675-4630

Jane Trahanovsky has been a Burr White employee since 2004. Originally from a tiny town in Pennsylvania that still has no zip code or traffic signal, Jane found her niche in the hospitality industry. Thirty years in the restaurant industry as a waitress and then as a Beverage and Banquet manager was ideal in preparing her for the fast-paced world of beach vacation rentals. 

Property Maintenance

Gary Hernandez Maintenance Supervisor Burr White Realty

Gary Hernandez

Maintenance Supervisor
(949) 675-4630

Burr White Realty’s Maintenance Supervisor, Gary Hernandez, has been a licensed and bonded General Contractor for over 25 years in addition to obtaining a degree in Engineering with a minor in Business. He has extensive experience in the Orange County area, including custom home construction, major and minor remodeling projects, as well as large multifamily apartment and condominium developments. Gary’s experience makes him an invaluable member of the Burr White team, able to quickly respond to maintenance requests and complete repairs on the spot.   

Jeff Crowe Maintenance Burr White Realty

Jeff Crowe

(949) 675-4630

Jeff Crowe has been with Burr White Realty’s Maintenance Department since 2010. A licensed general contractor, Jeff has been in the construction industry for nearly 40 years. His extensive experience allows him to promptly address a wide range of issues from routine maintenance to large scale repairs.

An avid outdoorsman, Jeff enjoys fishing, kayaking, camping, and barbequing. His favorite restaurants on the Newport Peninsula include Saigon Beach and Crab Cooker.

Kerry Oril


Kerry is a long time resident of Southern California, having lived in the southland since childhood, he and his family know Orange County. Together, with his AA degree, a recent seminary graduate with a master degree in Theological Studies he has an appreciation for people.