Tony Franco has been practicing commercial real estate for more than 12 years and is a survivor of the Great Recession. Tony leads a team of highly qualified professionals specializing in commercial real estate including multi-family, office, industrial buildings, retail centers, single-tenant NNNs, business/bulk sales, restaurants and mixed-use dispositions. As President of The Franco Realty Group, Tony Franco has completed commercial real estate investment and lease transactions in excess of $150,000,000. During Tony’s first year practicing commercial real estate, he received The Pace Setter Award at Marcus & Millichap. He also has extensive knowledge from managing various commercial properties including apartments, self-storage facilities, mobile home parks, shopping centers, office buildings and mixed-use properties worldwide. Recently, Tony has sold 8 commercial properties along Garnet Avenue and is Pacific Beach’s premiere commercial real estate broker.
Tony Franco earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where he studied Economics and Mathematics. Tony also has an Associate of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences and an Associate of Science in Mathematics, cum laude.
In 2014, Tony was nominated by the business owners of Pacific Beach to be a Board Member for the Business Improvement District (BID) known as DiscoverPB. Tony was also nominated by the residents and business owners of Pacific Beach to be a Board Member for the Pacific Beach Planning Group. He currently serves on both boards and is an active community member in Pacific Beach.
When Tony is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, sailing, scuba diving, snowboarding, and competing in triathlons.
Some of Tony’s professional affiliations include:
- Business Improvement District, Board Member (DiscoverPB)
- Commercial Real Estate Alliance of San Diego
- San Diego Association of Realtors
- National Association of Realtors
- Pacific Beach Planning Group, Board Member
- Pacific Beach Town Council, Attendee
- St. Brigids Catholic Church (Pacific Beach)
- CoStar Commercial Group
- Loopnet Premium Member
- Catamaran Hotel Guest Member
- U.S. Sailing Certified
PADI Open Water Diving Certified