Al Shapiro is a Real Estate Professional with years of mortgage, appraisal, and wealth management experience. He is passionate about achieving the homeownership goals of his clients to insure their satisfaction and success!
Al started his career as a real estate appraiser for a major bank, rising to the position of Senior Review Analyst in West Los Angeles’s most affluent market areas and earning Top Quality Reviewer and Production Awards during inspections of over 5,000 properties and reviewing over 1000 sales transactions and their contracts. During over a decade of appraising real estate he began to acquire, finance, and manage income producing properties and shifted his real estate emphasis into the Mortgage Banker and Broker arena, including working as a Mortgage Loan Officer for J.P. Morgan Chase and Bank of America, and closed hundreds of mortgage loans with a variety of lending institutions.
Over time he expanded his personal real estate portfolio to include partnership interests in large commercial, residential and industrial properties where he reviewed documents, made collaborative management and buy/sell decisions. In 2006, He sought to expand his real estate and investment knowledge by passing the Real Estate Broker’s exam, the California Life Insurance exam, and more recently the Series 65 Financial Advisor and Series 63 State Securities Law exams. By attaining licenses in this broad range of financial disciplines Al has a wide scope and depth of field in the real estate and investment spheres. He now enjoys working with the San Diego division of the “HGTV Featured Louie Ortiz Group”!
Real Estate Broker DRE License #01098966
Series 65 Financial Advisor Securities License
Series 63 State Law Securities License
CA Life and Health Insurance License# 0F05298
Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS License# 242546
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