served six years in the United States Air Force and was stationed
outside Washington, D.C. where I received my secret clearance working
in computer technology and honored with the rare opportunity to attend
President Kennedy's inauguration
receiving my Honorable Discharge I worked in Aerospace as a Scientific
was also born into an immigrant Italian family with ten generations
of professional singers dating back to the year 1700. Needless to
say, I was born with music in my blood, so by day I was a Computer
Programming Analyst and by night I was a Singer.
Vegas Headliner - Humanitarian Award - Cancer Survivor
major Las Vegas Hotel heard me sing and hired me on the spot as their
I had the good fortune of co-starring alongside a string of superstars
like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Tony Bennett,
Reba McEntire, Marty Robbins, Tammy Wynette and many more.
also shared my music with Downs Syndrome children and was humbled
when I was awarded a "Humanitarian Award" for my service.
my singing career was cut short. Performing nightly in smokey showrooms
brought its toll on my health and I contracted Cancer from second-hand
smoke (I did not smoke). Needess to say my near-death experience
shook me to my core and I promised God that if I survived I would
dedicate my life, helping people improve their life.
Therapist - Inspirational Lecturer
completed my education and received a Doctorate in Theology and Counseling,
and Certification in Behavioral Therapy.
wife and I
founded a charitable clinic naming it "The FREND Group".
developed a self-improvement
and inspirational program that was very effective at life and health
management including eliminating stress and stress-related issues
such as smoking addiction, excess weight,
chronic pain, insomnia and much more.
proprietary program was free to organizations and I conducted seminar/clinics
to over 200 organizations nationally
and with more than 150,000 people attending.
organizations included major corporations like General Dynamics, law
enforcement (Including the entire California Highway Patrol), firefighters,
health organizations, professional associations and the State of California
and virtually all of California's counties.
Producing Realtor - Equity Share Developer
travelling worldwide for many years
as a Concert Artist, Clinical and Motivational
Speaker my wife and I decided to settle down where I received my Mortgage
Lender's License and eventually moved to Northern California so my
wife could assist her ailing parents.
Lemons into Lemonade
always enjoyed investing in real estate so I obtained my California
Real Estate Sales License.
I was a Realtor during a major recession in real estate. Homeowners
could not sell their homes and many defaulted on their loans. In
addition, Homebuyers qualified for an 80% loan but could not obtain
the 20% down payment.
heard of a little known program called Equity Sharing and believed
it might be the solution. After months of research I developed my
"Equity Share Program". I presented it to three mortgage
lenders who approved it.
produced and hosted my own "Real Estate Radio Talk Show"
to market my program and conducted creative financing presentations
for prospective clients and real estate agents. My radio show was
a success and homebuyers, sellers and developers contacted me for
became Top Lister, Top Producer and Investment Manager for a Coldwell
The "San Francisco Chronicle" heard of me and featured me
in one of their real estate articles and the "Wall Street Journal"
featured Equity Sharing as a viable program for homebuyers.
am proud of being one of a handful of Innovative
Financing and Equity Share Facilitators in the United States.
am also gratified and humbled at the assistance my program provided
for people in need of help and truly believe Equity Sharing will become
an integral part of real estate in the 21st Century.
invite you to view my Awards
and Certificates and read the heart-warming Testimonials
& Endorsements I received from Homebuyers, Sellers and
invite you to e-mail me by clicking
and look forward to speaking with you.