ABOUT US: LEADERSHIP
DEODATE is a real estate management consulting firm focused on providing data-backed, cost-control, and strategic corporate real estate insights to companies and public agencies. Meet our key staff:
Rodrigo Gonzalez, MBA
CEO & MANAGING PARTNER
Rodrigo is the executive and strategic head of DEODATE. For over 15 years, he has led corporate real estate engagements for mid-cap companies, Fortune 500 firms, and some of the best known public and quasi-public agencies in California. Under his leadership, DEODATE has grown to service clients across the nation, Canada, Asia, Europe, and Central America.
He is also a Fellow of the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) Next Generation Private Equity Firm Program. Rodrigo is past member of the Urban Land Institute, serving on the Los Angeles chapter Technical Assistance Panel and Urban Marketplace committees, and is an active member of Real Estate Executives Forum, CoreNet Global Association of Corporate Real Estate, ICSC, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Committee on Housing. Rodrigo is a past nominee for Brokerage Executive of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Symposium and Awards.
Rodrigo received his master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Pepperdine University School of Business & Management and his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of California, Irvine and has completed coursework in Real Estate Private Equity Finance from New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate. Rodrigo is a State of California Corporate Real Estate Broker.
Diana Gonzalez, J.D.
Chief Operating Officer
Diana is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer for DEODATE Strategies and Non-Profit Group, where she oversees the operations, development, and brand support for corporate clients as well as national non-profit organizations in education, youth empowerment, religious and social services. Formerly, Diana was the executive director for the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL), senior advisor for national non-profit Great Minds in STEM, and Director of Paid Programming at NBC/Universal KWHY. Diana holds a Juris Doctorate in international law from Loyola Marymount University and completed her undergraduate degree and certificate training from UC Irvine and UCLA respectively.
Mauricio Nuñez, MBA
Mauricio is Vice President and leads DEODATE's Data Insights Group focusing on data and market analysis and strategy, asset performance and maximization. Mauricio is a part of DEODATE's transactional practice which advises individuals, companies, and agencies in Real Estate acquisition, disposition, leasing, and capital structuring. Mauricio has advised Fortune 500 firms such as PwC, formerly PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Oracle. He is a graduate of the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management, with an emphasis in finance. Mauricio is a licensed State of California Real Estate Agent.
Assoc. Vice President
Michael earned his degree in Finance from Loyola Marymount and completed an impressive internship at DEODATE. Michael was subsequently brought onto the DEODATE team as an Associate and leverages strong, forward-thinking data analysis skills to best serve our clients. Community service has played a large role in Michael’s life, demonstrated by his years of volunteer work with the Los Angeles chapter of the Order of Malta, working as an Assistant Coach with the non-profit, America’s Healthy Kids, and being an active member of the L.I.F.E. (Living in Faith Experience) Team during his time at St. Francis High School in La Canada, California.
Elias Rodriguez is an Associate Vice President at DEODATE, working on corporate real estate engagements for Fortune 500s and regional holders of real estate portfolios. In his three years with DEODATE, he has been instrumental in projects with the Foothill Gold Line, Inglewood Park Cemeteries, and Southern California Gas Company. Elias is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and a licensed State of California Real Estate Agent. He is an active supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of America.
Sr. Associate, CRE Transactional Services
Blair Liu is a Senior Associate for DDTRE, DEODATE’s commercial real estate brokerage platform offering leading tenant and landlord representation, investment sales, capital markets, and debt structure services. Expert in analyzing and underwriting acquisition deals, she arrives at DDTRE with a uniquely international background, working in financial and real estate development in both Mainland China and California. Previously, she performed feasibility studies, due diligence, and initiated marketing activities for international investors as part of the Imperial Valley Economic Development Company. Blair holds a Master's of Science in Real Estate Investment and Development from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor's of International Economics and Trade from Renmin University of China in Beijing. She is also currently completing an MBA at Westcliff University. Blair is a licensed State of California Real Estate Broker and a member of the Urban Land Institute.