Rod is an experienced real estate and corporate professional, who provides the highest level of personal care and attention to detail. He has spent over 25 years as a real estate attorney, executive and investor, participating in thousands of real estate transactions. He is delighted to be a Realtor with the BHGRE Leaskou Partners family of companies and Vice-President of The Firm Commercial. He began his career in Washington DC before moving to California fifteen years ago. Over the years he divided his time between his homes in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, eventually moving to the Coachella Valley full-time to pursue his passion for real estate in the desert.
Rod understands all the factors in smart home-buying decisions - as a primary residence, second home or investment property/vacation rental. He wants to use those skills to help you, focusing on customer service and personal attention. Rod will guide you carefully through each stage of the home buying or selling process.
Rod also serves as Vice-President of Operations at The Firm Commercial, an affiliate of Leaskou Partners. Prior to that, he was Vice-President/Counsel of an $8 billion real estate investment trust (REIT) in Malibu, CA, where he was involved in thousands of real estate transactions. The REIT bought, renovated, rented and managed single family homes after the financial crisis. When Rod joined the company, it had purchased 1,000 homes. By the time he left, it had purchased over 50,000 homes in 22 states and 42 markets. He previously served as In-House Counsel for a private equity real estate fund in Beverly Hills, California.