Leonardo is a California-raised professional who currently resides in Irvine, California and serves as an advisor for SVN Vanguard Commercial Real Estate. He has a keen interest in SoCal living and boasts extensive experience and expertise in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, with a focus on property management, sales, and investments. He is particularly adept at dealing with distressed multi-family properties, leasing retail spaces, and providing full-service brokerage.
Leonardo’s skills and experience have led him to successfully manage and enhance the value of a complex portfolio of both residential and commercial properties.
As a multilingual individual, Leonardo has leveraged his language skills to expand his career opportunities beyond the United States. He has successfully worked internationally, selling beach investment properties in Tulum, Mexico, and collaborating with land developers to purchase land, promote pre-sales of developments, and oversee property management.
Prior to his current role, Leonardo managed a portfolio of real estate-owned (REO) properties in California for a major nationwide lender. In this capacity, he was responsible for bringing assets up to city code, dealing with REAP, tenant management, rent collection monitoring, occupancy and property inspections, lease negotiation and enforcement, rent control, and city code violation management. His efforts earned him the Bronze Award of Sales from the Downey Association of Realtors on three separate occasions.