24 Years in Business
Founder and CEO
Dario De Luca
Founder, President, and COO
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Pino is responsible for financial reporting, investments analysis, income and estate tax planning, human resources and payroll, risk management and insurance, investor relations, strategic planning, and capital markets analysis; Pino is backed by 15 years of hands-on experience in management, business relations with financial institutions, attorneys, and CPAs. He received his degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego and is married with five children.
Chief Investment Officer
Nicolas joined Pacifica in 2008 as Director of Acquisitions. He has transacted $1.2 billion in commercial real estate. Prior to his undertakings in real estate, Nicolas was a brand manager at Danone in Canada. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montréal and an M.S. in Real Estate from USD. He’s an adjunct professor of finance at USD, and a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Lincoln Club of San Diego, and the Burnham-Moores Real Estate Club.
Executive Director of Asset Management
Paul is a seasoned asset manager, value-creating professional, and equity- and debt-placement consultant, with a sales career at Mexico’s top resort destinations and relationships with top development groups such as St Regis, Blackstone, and Cirque Du Soleil Amusement Park. Paul has also done sales and consulting for master-plan developer Cornerstone and for Brookfield Asset Management. Paul, a South-American native with ties to the Mexico-USA Real Estate Council, lives in Rancho Santa Fe with his wife.
Chief of Staff, Executive Director of Operations
Aron Hier, Esq.
In-House Legal Counsel
We service the entire real estate spectrum, from acquisitions to design, engineering, development, asset management, and financial reporting.
Our intimate knowledge of the real estate market gives us an edge in predicting local trends and quickly adapting to the highest-yielding investment opportunities.
Our team has worked together in the southwestern US real estate market for many decades and has hands-on experience in all asset classes.
Our partners and investors love working and investing with us because they know we pride in giving them clear and timely financial reporting.