Departments + Administration

Real Estate Management

mission statement

The Mission of the Offices of Real Estate, which includes Construction, Cemeteries, Risk Management, Facilities, and Properties, is to be present and available as a resource to assist all parishes, schools and properties within the Diocese of Orange; to help in achieving a successful and cost effective outcome for each project. We understand that every parish and school have unique challenges, and our goal is to work together with you to develop a plan respecting the fiscal stewardship that we are all entrusted with and a quality result that satisfies your needs and serves the Church for generations to come.


Who We Serve – The parishes, schools and properties of the Diocese of Orange


Employee Contacts:


Andrew Hoover

Director of Real Estate and Construction

(714) 282-3032

Mike Wesner

Director of Cemeteries

(714) 282-3101

Contact Mike for all questions relating to:

  • Cemetery Operational Issues
  • Cemetery Regulatory Issues


Karen Nelson

Assitant, Catholic Mutual Group



Domenic DiNoto 

Claims/Risk Manager, Catholic Mutual Group



Mary Jo Marshall

Risk Management Analyst

(714) 282-3092

Contact Domenic or Mary-Jo for all questions relating to:

  • Injuries of 1) Students, 2) Employees, 3) Visitors/volunteers/others
  • Property damages – diocesan
  • Proof of insurance
  • Insurance questions (General Liability, Workers’ Compensation, Student Accident, Auto (diocesan vehicles))
  • Insurance coverage for Special Events – non-parish events on campus
  • Vendor compliance
  • Site inspections and follow up reports