Branch Manager

P: 626.291.2232
F: 626.309.1363

 Certified Escrow Officers

P: 626.291.2232
F: 626.237.3341

 Escrow Officers

P: 626.291.2232
F: 626.237.3351

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A veritable fixture in the real estate community, Alina Chu bring nearly three decades of escrow experience to her position as Escrow Officer for Glen Oaks Escrow. Her dedication and love of the business led to the opening of her own escrow company in 1986 which she operated with her sister and two other partners until it was sold to Land America. She joined Glen Oaks Escrow’s San Marino office in 2010.

“I love the escrow business because I’m helping people attain something important in their lives,” Alina offered. “Glen Oaks Escrow supports my efforts by delivering the best possible customer service and professionalism.” Her extensive knowledge not only ensures clients have access to valuable information, but it also enables her to anticipate challenges that often come with more complex transactions. Alina’s commitment to excellence has gained a loyal following of sales agents, rokers and home buyers alike. She handles commercial, residential, tract homes, REOs and short sales within the local community and is fluent in Spanish and Cantonese.

When she’s not in the office, Alina divides her time between traveling, playing golf and supporting the Lending Hope Foundation, an international organization that provides micro loans to poverty-level entrepreneurs.


P: 626.237.3325
F: 626.237.3341

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A specialist in bulk sales, tract homes, residential and commercial escrows, Betty Fong brings 20 years of experience to her position as Escrow Officer at Glen Oaks Escrow in San Marino.  Betty’s background in real estate spans sales, construction as well as escrow.  This broad spectrum of experience has earned her incomparable respect in the industry.

“I’ve been blessed to find my true calling in escrow,” she commented.  “It’s a people business which I love.  I’m always meeting new sales agents, buyer and sellers  and Loan Brokers.  Glen Oaks Escrow provides the management, technology and knowledge that enables me to deliver the highest standards of service.  It’s gratifying to be part of this friendly and professional family.”   Betty attributes her success to open communications with clients and has repeat customers that date back more than a decade.  She is a member of the Escrow Association and speaks Chinese and English in addition to her native language of Spanish.


P: 626.291.2232
F:  626.309.1584

P: 323.210.1008 
F: 323.938.1313 

Regional Escrow Operations Manager

P: 818.501.8170

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Chris Karas is a Regional Escrow Operations Manager at Pango Group and brings a wealth of passion and experience to his role. 

With a background in financial services and business relationship management, he works diligently to empower his team, while ensuring that all aspects of the transaction run smoothly to exceed client expectations. 

In addition, Chris possesses impeccable problem-solving skills, which allows him to continuously figure out solutions to often complex situations, assist his team in doing the same, and build even stronger internal and external relationships.  

In his previous role, Chris was awarded the Citizens of Excellence Award, which was given to the top 5% of employees within the company. This recognition only further illustrates his ability to successfully build relationships and support the Pango Group’s mission, vision, and values. 

When Chris isn’t working, he enjoys hiking, camping, golfing, and traveling to new places.