Co-Founder / Head of Acquisitions
Cell +1 (626) 437-9417
For the past 20 years, Giovanni has been helping manage his client’s real estate portfolios consisting of their primary residence, single family rentals and commercial income properties exceeding over $200 million in transaction volume. Originally from London, England, he moved to Los Angeles around 16 years ago. Most recently before returning back to the US in 2016, he had invaluable exposure to the global real estate markets where he tenured in cities such as London, Dubai, Milan, Barcelona, Marbella, Sofia, and Sydney.
Giovanni is a certified probate real estate specialists (CPRES) and is very active in the local community where he specializes in sales of both residential and commercial property, along with providing 1031 exchange and capital advisory services to his clients who consist of everyone from buyers and sellers of homes and estates, to private investors, developers, and institutions.
By utilizing his understanding of current market cap rate trends across varied asset classes, along with a depth of understanding of both the economic and geographical influences that affect pricing and valuation metrics of real estate he is able to focus on maximizing value and protecting equity, all the while mitigating risk for his clients holdings by going beyond the normal marketing channels and gaining extremely targeted exposure of their assets through his unique network.
He is a huge advocate of leveraging technology to help deliver a superior experience to his clients, all the while keeping in the forefront of his mind that real estate at its core is about people and relationships.
Co-Founder / Head of Real Estate Sales & Operations
Cell +1 (626) 394-4704
Pilar Oliva is a founding partner of Vesta Property Group alongside her husband Giovanni. She was born and raised in Pasadena, in fact, her mother could very well be “The little old lady from Pasadena.” Having studied at SDSU and graduated from CSUN with a BS in Finance & Real Estate in 2005 she somehow found herself traveling across America as a Sales Representative for a cigar company.
In 2010 Pilar and her husband embarked on a journey back to Giovanni’s hometown of London where they set up a property consultancy that serviced investors from the Middle East and Europe. She was able to gain an unparalleled wealth of knowledge dealing with many commercial and residential real estate deals from Royal Scottish Castles converted to high end hotels to helping clients sell their residential or vacation properties in Spain and Greece.
Another area of the business was helping clients enter the US market, due to her local knowledge she was able to successfully aid overseas investors to grow their international property portfolios. After having two beautiful boys abroad Pilar and her family decided to move back to sunny California to be close to family and to conquer the local market. Pilar is a Certified Probate Real Estate Property Specialist. She has a passion for real estate and looks forward to helping you with your next home or investment.
Hobbies: Volleyball, Orange Theory Fitness , Shopping, Dining Out, Beach, Poolside, Sun, Hotels, Travel
Specialities: Probate, First Time Buyers, Sellers of Luxury Homes and Estates, Military, Relocation