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Meet Our Team


Jim Alder

Jim Alder – Real Estate Broker & Property Manager

The founder of Alder Properties, Jim’s commitment to provide personalized service and transparency has earned him the trust of his clients, many of whom have worked with him for over 30 years. Jim balances his business priorities with his commitment to his son and passion for golf, tennis, and vintage sports car racing.


Don Johnson – Senior Property Manager & Real Estate Salesman

With a wealth of global business experience, Don joined the Alder team in 2005. He manages well over 100 residential properties in the Reno/Sparks area and excels in real estate sales. An avid scuba diver and master scuba diver trainer, Don founded a training facility in Thailand in 2000. His hobbies include underwater photography and video, dive training, skiing, golf, and international travel.

Scott Taylor

Scott Taylor – Property Manager & Real Estate Salesman

After ten successful years of operating his technical services business, Scott joined the Alder team fully licensed as a property manager and real estate salesman in 2010. With over 100 properties under his care, he approaches every project with excitement and enthusiasm. The proud father of a young son, Scott enjoys motorcycle riding, rebuilding classic cars, and playing in a local band.

Linda Church

Linda Church – Property Manager & Real Estate Saleswoman

Linda is the newest member of our team, she joined Alder Properties in 2014. She spent many of her younger years at Nordstrom department stores as a manager, so she comes to us with a great deal of customer service experience. Linda also owns and manages her personal rental properties giving her additional firsthand knowledge and experience of what our owners and tenants expect from a property manager. When she’s not managing or selling properties, Linda loves to travel the world to gain new and exciting experiences.

Please feel free to call us to learn how we can help you achieve all your leasing, real estate, and property management goals.