Founder/Broker/Accredited Luxury Home Specialist at Trusted Estate Team
I’m a Luxury Residential Real Estate Professional who has dedicated my life to my own continuous personal and professional growth and self awareness, as well as the exponential growth of others. I’ve gained a real passion for Real Estate, and in doing so, have created a vehicle that allows me to make important differences in peoples lives; whether I’m helping someone transition into their dream home, or I’m helping another individual/professional to recognize and harness the very best in themselves.
I can finally say I’m living my dream… as well as my purpose.
Co-Owner/Master Salesman/Master Sales Trainer/Real Estate Investor Specialist
I have been globally recognized as a Top 5 Sales Trainer & Independent Business Consultant. Working with businesses including but not limited to, Fortune 500 Companies such as Ford, Nissan, Tyco, and ADT. I have been selling since he was eight years old, and training Sales Professionals for over 20 years! This has allowed me to become a Master Closer and Negotiator. Most recently, he has taken his abilities into real estate, where our team has had over 5000 homes Bought and/or Sold.
As CEO of S.H.A.R.P.E.N., a nonprofit in which we help and serve the less fortunate, we are changing the world one life at a time!
Real Estate Professional
Born in Denver Colorado, Desi (Desmond) lived there until 25 years of age. Studied and graduated with education degrees from the University of Colorado. Studied at Denver University simultaneously during high school and was active in music performance including a part time professional career that spanned 40+ years. Desi taught Music, Skiing and Tae Kwon Do simultaneously during and after college. Transferred as a store manager and regional trainer for Silo appliance-audio-video stores, Kansas City became home for the next 25 years. Silo was the fastest growing specialty-retailer in the country, selling to Dixons in 1986. A 33 year career in Automotive -Finance Management began in 1986 and has occupied the last 33 years with the latest emphasis on dealer group and manufacturer’s advertising campaigns. As a Regional Finance Director, the 30 year assignment with the Van Tuyl Automotive Group ended when the organization sold their business to Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway in 2014. Van Tuyl, or V.T. Inc. was the largest privately owned automotive group in the country. Helping to buy, develop and sell automotive dealerships is not unlike selling homes and helping families improve their standard of life. Attention to detail while providing a smooth and efficient process keeps our team’s clients happy at Trusted Estate Team Realty. A Christian, active in the church and community, Desi has 3 children and 2 grand daughters.