Accomplished professional with valuable skill sets gained from a broad spectrum of professional experience within the Real Estate industry and the United States Navy. Possess solid background and experience serving the United States Military Naval force, highly successful in handling critical missions / projects. Efficient and dependable, able to adapt to any environmental conditions to include relocation with capacity to thrive in harsh/hostile situations while maintaining focus at all times.
Licensed full-time realtor with over 12 years’ experience providing effective administration and leadership in areas of Realty Management, Sales and Consultancy, and Foreclosure. Innate ability to adapt to changing situations while managing multiple priorities and offering expertise in Property/Facility/Asset Management, Office Administration and other key operational areas. Proficient in providing technical guidance, advice, and assistance on lease provisions, obligations and compliance. Trustworthy and ethical, committed to excellent customer service and adept at meeting deadlines while maintaining high standards and professional demeanor. Effective communicator, successful in negotiating and interacting effectively with organizations and individuals at all levels. Areas of competency include:
• Military Service & Law Enforcement • Security Operation Programs
• Business Operations Management • Leadership & Administration
• Strategic Planning • Emergency / Crisis Management
• REO Property Management & Disposition • Management Reporting
Real Estate Agent / Realtor
Work as full-time licensed realtor and founded Silicon Valley Foreclosure Homes (www.svforeclosurehomes.com) with services spanning the Greater Bay Area / Silicon Valley California and surrounding areas.
Provided expert-level realty management, planning, analysis and guidance on acquisition of real estate while facilitating rental or purchase of properties for clients to include evaluation of property listings, interaction with clients, and contract negotiations.
Ensured compliance with purchase and lease provisions, obligations and regulatory requirements while performing review of all office files with the Department of Real Estate Guidelines.
Served as Certified Foreclosure Specialist, 2009; Real Estate Office: Department of Real Estate File Broker Signature; and Full-Time Real Estate Professional.
Completed Real Estate Finance, 2003; Real Estate Principles, 2002; Real Estate Ethics, 2002-2009; and Real Estate Practices, 2002.
Assumed other roles including as Certified Office Trainer, Ron Willingham Integrity Coach, and Agent Coach & Mentor.
Naval Special Warfare – Special Boat Operator
United States Navy
Served as Boat Captain, Team Leader, and Training Specialist subordinate personnel at the rank of Petty Officer First Class (E-6) in U.S. Naval Special Operations.
· Performed administrative tasks and assignments and coordinated activities ensuring deadlines are met and requirements are fulfilled with record of consistently exceeding organizational requirements in areas of Professional Development, Work Ethic, Personnel Administration and Professionalism.
· Completed Basic Training, Naval Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewmen (SWCC), Shipboard Security Engagement Weapons, Shipboard Security Engagement Tactics, Consistent Expert Weapons Qualifications in Small Arms, Small Arms Instructor School, Information Security Training.
· Deployed to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation in Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom 2005.
· Assumed various roles to include positions as Command Communications Officer, Command Schools Coordinator, Command Physical Readiness Coordinator, Naval Special Warfare Boat Captain, and Weapons Instructor / Range Master.
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
Retired United States Navy (23 Years)
Associate in Arts (A.A.), Administration of Justice (1998)
Graduated Cum Laude
Basic Police Academy (1996)
Reserve Police Academy (1995)
Evergreen Valley College
NOTABLE HIGHLIGHTS / ACHIEVEMENTS
Voted as “Most Available Agent” for 2002 and 2003 for outstanding performance exceeding company expectations.
Chosen as the No. 1 Real Estate Agent as featured in the Los Gatos Daily Times in 2005.
United States Navy:
Awarded the “Naval Achievement Medal” for developing custom weapons qualification course for all Naval Special Warfare personnel deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa.
Received Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Ribbon with Bronze Star, Navy and Marine Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 10-year Hour Glass & “M” Mobilized Device, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Navy Expert Rifle Qualification Medal, and Navy Expert Pistol Qualification Medal.
Coldwell Banker myRECafe Trainer, 2005-2006
NRT / Coldwell Banker Lead Router Trainer, 2005-2006
Coldwell Banker Sterling Society
Coldwell Banker Integrity Coach, 2004-2006
Most Valuable Agent, Coldwell Banker - Los Gatos, 2002, 2003
Persian Gulf Veteran, 1991-1992
Top Training Instructor, San Diego, CA, 1998
Excellent Course Instruction, Steens, MS, 1996
2012 Default Servicing 101 (5 Star Institute)
Marketing REO Properties (5 Star Institute)
REO A to Z (5 Star Institute)
REO 201 (5 Star Institute)
REO 101 (5 Star Institute)
2011 Certified Lease to Own Specialist (LTO)
Certified HAFA Specialist (CHS)
REO Boot Camp (Corcoran Group)
2010 National Short Sale Certification Instructor (Five Star Institute)
Certified Short Sale Specialist (5 Star Institute)
Certified Distressed Property Specialist (CDPE)
Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS)
2009 Certified REO Specialist (NFSTI)
Completed REO Best Practices (Default School)
2008 California Association of Realtors (CAR) Director
Silicon Valley Association of Realtors Board of Directors
Silicon Valley Association of Realtors Los Gatos – Saratoga District Chair
2004 – 2009 National Association of Realtors e-Pro Certified (e-PRO)
Cendant Mobility Relocation Specialist (CMRS)
2004 Silicon Valley Association of Realtors Regional Chair for Technology and Education
2003 – 2004 Silicon Valley Association of Realtors District Chair for Technology and Education - Los Gatos
2001 Graduate DeAnza College, Multidisciplinary Cum Laude
1999 Graduate DeAnza College, Administration of Justice Cum Laude
1996 Graduated Basic Police Academy
1995 Graduated Reserve Police Academy
Other Relevant Designations:
American Red Cross Head Lifeguard
American Red Cross Lifeguard
American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard
CPR for the Professional Rescuer
National Association of Realtors California Association of Realtors
Silicon Valley Association of Realtors RES.NET
REOTrans Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce
Special Boat Team 11 Denominating Alumni (Vallejo, CA) American Legion Post 99
Special Boat Team 22 Detachment 122 Plank Owner (Sacramento, CA)
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department – Search and Rescue 2014 (Academy Director/ Training Coordinator)
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) 2014
Advanced CPR & AED 2014
Department of Justice – Weapons Safety Certified Instructor #202161 Exp.2019
US Naval Special Boat Team 12 (San Diego, CA)
US Naval Reserve Special Boat Team 22 Detachment 122 (Sacramento, CA)