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 Member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA), Fellow of the National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC) Next Generation Private Equity Firm Program, member of Real Estate Executives Forum (REEF), and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles Committee on Housing. Rodrigo is past member of the Urban Land Institute, serving on the Los Angeles Chapter Technical Assistance Panel and Urban Marketplace committees, CoreNet Global Association of Corporate Real Estate, and ICSC. Rodrigo is a two-time nominee for Brokerage Executive of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal Commercial Real Estate Symposium and Awards, a 2023 GobleSt.com Retail Influencer, and a 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nominee (LABJ). Rodrigo is past industry advisor to the Pepperdine University's Real Estate Institute's E2B program.
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, and is a State of California Corporate Real Estate Broker. Rodrigo is a member of the Young Presidents Organization - YPO.
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
Sr. Vice President
Corporate Real Estate
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.
Jonathan Pujols, MSRE
Real Estate Strategies
Associate Vice President
Jonathan Pujols is a lead consultant and Vice President, Real Estate Strategies for DEODATE championing corporate real estate strategy engagements for clients across the US and internationally. Jonathan brings forth experience in international business development, debt structure and asset management. Jonathan is a retired US Marine Corp Veteran with special forces leadership assignments globally. Jonathan completed his undergraduate work at National University and his Master of Science in Real Estate Degree from Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business.
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.
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.
Tony June, MSRE
Consulting & Transactional Services
A strategic leader with a deep technical background, Tony M. June joined DEODATE as a Vice President Consulting & Transactional Services after earning a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Investment & Finance from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in 2022. Prior to joining the Finance world, Tony served more than 10 years in the US Navy. While stationed in Norfolk, VA, Tony’s technical program management expertise and time spent as a Nuclear Operations & Maintenance Supervisor contributed to the delivery of the US Navy’s first A1B-type reactor plant. Tony would also serve as a Radiological Shift Supervisor while stationed in Guam, where his exemplary work led to him being awarded the Navy & Marine Corp Achievement Medal.
Chief Marketing Officer
Noel Wurst has helped lead content strategy, corporate communications, and public relations at high-growth startups and leading software development organizations in the tech industry for the last 10 years. While Noel’s primary focus has been on helping businesses closely connect with their customers, employees, and the industry they serve, he also has a deep interest in building diverse and inclusive workplace cultures and has served on DEI and global ESG committees to help scale these initiatives. Noel holds an English degree from the College of Charleston.
Project Support Team
Max is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in Business while Minoring in Real Estate Development at the University of Southern California. Along with being an active member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, the Beta Sigma Investment Group, and the USC Latino Business Students Association, Max joined and graduated from American Realty Advisors’ (ARA) “Tomorrow’s Real Estate Leaders” student program. Through this program, Max received hands-on training around commercial real estate and institutional investing from ARA’s corporate Acquisitions and Asset Management leadership team.
Mariano Gonzalez, III
Project Support Team
Mariano has been supporting DEODATE project teams since 2019. He is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in Business and Finance from Azusa Pacific University.