J. A. Russo Enterprises, Inc.
"The foundation of
our firm is built on
the cornerstone of
honesty and
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(951) 836-0530
Our Team
John A. Russo
President & CEO
John heads the day-to-day management of the company. John’s involvement
in the housing industry goes back twenty seven years and includes sales,
marketing, finance, and development of residential, commercial and
multifamily real estate in California, Utah, Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico.
He has been directly involved in the renewal of over Six Hundred (600) single
family homes over the past Twenty (20) years in the Inland Empire area of
Southern California. His experience includes everything from total teardown,
new construction, to minimum cosmetic improvements.

John is a graduate of Southern Utah University and currently holds a CCIM
designation. His designation places him in an elite class of appx13,000 real
estate professionals worldwide who hold the CCIM designation. The
Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute recognizes the designation as
being the equivalent to a “PHD” in commercial investment real estate. John
holds a “Life Time Credential” from the State of California Community
Colleges that enables him to teach all subject matters related to Real Estate,
including, but not limited to, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Practices, Real
Estate Principles, and Real Estate Ethics. John has also taught Real Estate
Finance at University of California at Riverside (UCR).  In addition, he currently
holds a California Real Estate Brokers License and is active in the MRMLS
multiple listing service that services both Riverside and San Bernardino
Counties. John also holds a BI General Contractors License and is currently
the RMO for J.A. Russo Enterprises, Inc. Construction Division. John has
owned and operated five (5) real estate franchises, three (3) mortgage
companies, two (2) escrow company and developed several single family and
multifamily projects. John’s experience and expertise in the area of low and
moderate income housing will be instrumental to J. A. Russo Enterprises, Inc.
becoming a leader in its field.
Bob Russo
Marketing Division
Bob has been involved in marketing New Homes over the past 40 years and
has sold in excess of over 6,000 homes. Bob's experience in marketing "New
Housing Tracts" has helped J. A. Russo Enterprises, Inc. become a leader in
its field. Bob is a multi-task individual, and is the sales manager for for Metro
Property Solutions which currently handles all of the marketing for J. A. Russo
Enterprises, Inc.
Dominick J. Russo
Construction Consultant
Dominick “Nick” Russo has been a licensed contractor for over twenty seven
(27) years; he has also held a California Real Estate Brokers License for the
same period of time. Nick has successfully developed several single family
and multifamily projects throughout the Inland Empire. He has the
responsibility of overseeing the construction of all new projects, including but
not limited to, contract negotiations, scheduling sub-contractors, material
estimates and coordinating all on-site construction concerns. In addition to
his experience and tenure in the construction industry, he is also a 203k HUD
Inspector, which has allowed him to sharpen his estimating skills and stay
current on material costs.
Craig Phillips
​Construction Superintendent
Craig brings to J.A. Russo over forty (40) years of construction management
experience. His expertise in the purchase of materials, contract negotiation
and field supervision is a great asset to the firm. Craig worked for several
major developers, starting as a laborer and working his way to construction
management, which allowed him first-hand knowledge of the construction
Lazaro J. Cabrera
​Affordable Housing Consultant

Mary Ann Epstein
IT and Website Consultant
Mary Ann Epstein,  IT/ Web Consultant has been involved with the Real Estate
Industry as President of REALPRO Innovations, Inc. since 1985. Her Company
provides real estate professionals with tools that allow them to rise to the top
and stay there with current FHA, VA and Conventional loan software programs.
Mary Ann also started ‘Simple Tech Services’ in 2008 which specializes in
training and developing websites and social media platforms necessary for
today’s Real Estate Professional for marketing and building client
relationships. Mary Ann’s other passion is to raise Guide Dog Puppies for the
Blind which often accompany her to industry association events. She has
been involved with industry associations including NAHREP, AREAA, NAREB,
WEREP, etc. since 2006 and is an active member of the Board of Directors for
the NAHREP Inland Empire Chapter.