Alumni Matters

We value our alumni, and each of you matter to the success of our program. We have dedicated this section of the website to highlight your accomplishments. Here are a few alums we have highlighted this month:

Joseph C. Anfuso ’84 (BBA), ’89 (MBA), recently joined MG Properties Group, as the company’s chief financial officer. He is responsible for directing the financial and fiscal management of company operations, including budgeting, treasury, tax, accounting, information technology, risk management and insurance. Prior to joining MG Properties, Anfuso was the CFO and director of development with ColRich, a diversified privately held real estate company, specializing in apartment investment, ownership, construction and management (9,400 units), land development and home building in the Western U.S. Anfuso’s real estate experience also includes being the former COO/CFO of Florsheim Homes, a Northern California based homebuilder/developer, with operations in California and Nevada, from 2006-2011. He was also the CFO for Shea Homes San Diego from 2001-2006 and worked for the international firm Deloitte & Touche. Anfuso is the chairman of the Residential Real Estate Committee of the Policy Advisory Board of the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate.  

Rob Brown ’11 (MSRE), broker and owner of Fantastik Realty, recently announced the all cash sale of the Rush Press building near downtown San Diego for $8,336,350. The property consists of a 64,939 square foot building just north of Little Italy with prime freeway visibility and 134 parking spaces on 78,700 square feet of land. Brown represented the buyer on this building, which will be a new headquarters for a local San Diego tech company after an extensive gut remodel.

Kate Gillingham ’09 (BBA), real estate broker at Coronado Island Realty and chair of USD’s Real Estate Alumni Association, was recently selected as one of National Association of Realtor’s Realtor magazine’s “30 Under 30” award recipients. Each June, the magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real estate industry, and every year hundreds of real estate practitioners apply to be one of the 30 honorees. She is among the young entrepreneurs that uphold the highest of professional standards and present themselves as great ambassadors for the real estate industry. Join USD's Real Estate Alumni Association.

If you are an SBA alum working in the real estate industry, we would like to hear from you. Please email Joe Bertocchini, with recent and significant career-related achievements and initiatives. All submissions will be considered for inclusion in the "Alumni Matters" sections of The Pipeline and our website.