Real Estate and Construction

Mission Statement

The Real Estate and Construction Department of the Diocese of Orange is committed to partnering with and providing parishes, schools, and other Diocesan managers and operators of real property “best-in-class” support to manage and improve properties to meet the objectives of the Diocese’s Strategic Plan.  The Real Estate and Construction Department builds and supports the mission of the Diocese by providing consistent approaches to supporting the vision of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Orange.

Our team is
here to help

Andrew Hoover

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Andy Hoover joined the Diocese of Orange in early 2020 to manage the real estate and construction activities for the Diocese of Orange.  Andy has more than 26 years of experience in the management, design, construction, and development of corporate, commercial, and healthcare properties.  Through his commitment to excellence, Andy is instrumental in developing practical solutions that deliver wonderful experiences and integrates efficient and effective teamwork to provide sustainable operational, financial, and strategic results.

Jennifer Loterbauer

Project Manager
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Jennifer started in the Office of Real Estate and Construction at the Diocese of Orange in 2011.  She is a Project Manager, responsible for assisting our parishes and schools with their maintenance, renovation, and new construction needs.  Jennifer provides “best-in-class” support for our parishes and schools with the highest level of detail and care.

Ana Ovalle

Project Manager
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Ana joined the Diocese of Orange in July 2021 as Project Manager.  She has over 20 years’ experience in project management and supports various departments on all-size projects.  Ana’s background is in tenant improvement in the retail industry, including new construction, store remodels, and re-locations.  Ana was previously employed as the Construction Manager for Brighton Collectibles, where she was responsible for all aspects of store construction, design, and maintenance.

Rich Salmon

Real Estate Project Advisor
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Rich has spent his professional career within the Southern California Real Estate Asset Management industry.  With 20+ years at Providence Health Systems SoCal / Little Company of Mary Hospital managing their LA County portfolio, he brings his experience in all areas of Real Estate Management to the Diocese of Orange.  Rich and his wife enjoy living in the Coachella Valley and their 3 grown sons live throughout Southern California.