Ventura County Association of REALTORs Young Professionals Network, Chairman 2017-Present
Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ventura County, Vice Chairman 2016-Present
Oxnard Chamber of Commerce’s Oxnard Leadership Program, Graduate / Steering Committee Member 2016-Present
Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Committee Member 2017-Present
Oxnard High School Linked Learning Aviation Academy Advisory Board, Board Member 2015-2018
U.S. Air Force Academy Liaison Officer, Captain, US Air Force Reserve 2014-Present
Goodwill Industries of Ventura and S.B. Counties, Chairman of the Board - 2017 - 19 2013-Present
Oxnard Convention and Visitors Bureau, Executive Board Member / Chairman of the Board 2010-2017
Oxnard Chamber of Commerce, Board Member / Chairman of the Board: 2012 2008-Present
Channel Islands Harbor Lessees, Executive Board Member / Immediate Past President 2008-Present
Oxnard Convention and Visitors Bureau, Chairman of the Board 2001-2006
Oxnard Convention and Visitors Bureau, Executive Board Member 2006-2008
Boys and Girls Club of Oxnard and Port Hueneme, Board Member 2010-Present
Steve Buenger, President & CEO (CalBRE 01383195)
Steve Buenger is a Ventura County native, and has been active in retail business in the area since 1981. With extensive first-hand experience in the ownership and operation of several small businesses, Steve has acquired a unique sensitivity and understanding of the elements needed for business success in the Southern California area.
Steve is also the owner-operator of the Marine Emporium Landing, a visitor-oriented retail center in Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard, CA. The Landing is home to over 25 businesses including: 3 full service waterfront restaurants, a sport fishing facility, Island excursions, the Scarlett Belle party boat, whale watching, kayak tours and rentals, a full service day spa and salon, electric boat rentals , bicycle rentals, and more....
Steve also has extensive Restaurant experience, as the managing partner of the Waterside Restaurant in Oxnard, Steve and his partners recently sold the restaurant in fall of 2017, after quadrupling the gross revenues in 4 years of ownership.
This hands-on experience has proven to be invaluable in his commercial real estate dealings. Successful in lease-outs of shopping centers and commercial buildings, business opportunities sales, marketing strategies, and small business consulting, Steve and his team are the best choice to handle your commercial real estate needs.
Tom Buenger, Vice President of Sales (CalBRE 01965138)
Born and raised in Oxnard, Tom enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as a Russian Linguist. After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a BS in Russian Foreign Area Studies/Political Science, Tom earned his commission, serving as an intelligence officer. Tom brings his intelligence analysis and investigative experience into commercial real estate, assisting clients in purchasing, selling, & leasing all types of commercial property.
Jesus Camacho, Vice President of Operations (CalBRE 02024505)
A Ventura County native, Jesus brings an in depth knowledge of the inner workings and needs of small and large businesses alike. Jesus is a graduate of California Lutheran University, where he earned his Bachelors of science in Business Administration, as well as his Master’s in Business Administration. Jesus has been an associate with Buenger Commercial Real Estate since 2005.