Gary V. Guarisco

Gary V. Guarisco

President & CEO

Gary is a thirty-plus year veteran of the commercial real estate industry. His experience ranges from property acquisition to providing best-in-class real estate services, including operations, leasing, and project management for institutional and corporate clients. He recently formed Legacy PTLA LLC to focus on the acquisition and management of student housing, multi-family apartments, and senior mobile home parks. Additionally, Gary leads the operation of PTLA Corporation as President and CEO, growing the portfolio to over $150 million in total asset value and stewarding $55 million of equity capital invested.

Gary held positions as Sr VP, EVP and COO with Compass Management and Leasing in San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, Georgia. Following the merger of Le Salle Partners and Compass Management and Leasing in 1998, Gary became the EVP and Division President for the Western States Investment Management portfolio for the combined organization. Gary began his real estate career with the Hines Interests in Houston Texas.

Gary is a graduate of the University of Maryland and holds a California real estate license.