Co-founder of Retail Insite, Ron has nearly 40 years of experience in retail real estate brokerage in San Diego. Prior to founding Retail Insite with Don Moser in 1996, Ron was with CBRE for over twelve years, where he ranked consistently in the Top 10 Western Region of the United States. He has completed over 2,000 retail transactions with total consideration in excess of $2.5 billion.


Ron has had the privilege of being involved in the execution/real estate strategy of a number of major retailers including the following:

  • Lowe's (14 stores)
  • Kohl's (8 stores)
  • Dick's Sporting Goods (7 stores)
  • Staples (60 stores)
  • PetSmart (13 stores)
  • Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market (40 stores)
  • Whole Foods (2 stores)
  • ULTA Beauty (14 stores)
  • Five Below (12 stores)
  • Wells Fargo Bank (400 locations; branches and disposition)
  • Pier 1 Imports (15 stores)
  • Buffalo Wild Wings (14 stores)
  • Applebees (14 stores)

Landlord representation has included:

  • Genesee Plaza (520,000 SF)
  • Sweetwater Square (200,000 SF)
  • Signature Pavilion (125,000 SF)
  • Menifee Lakes Plaza (150,000 SF)
  • The Orchard (500,000 SF)
  • Pacific Beach Plaza (75,000 SF)
  • Santee Plaza (75,000 SF)
  • Center Pointe Shopping Center (75,000 SF)
  • Loma Square (200,000 SF)
  • Grossmont (150,000 SF)
  • Summit Heights Gateway (260,000 SF)
  • Park Valley Center (200,000 SF)

New Developments:

Currently working on the following Ground Up Projects

  • The Watermark (250,000 SF)
  • Fontana – Duncan Canyon and I-15 (two 9-acre sites)
  • Otay Ranch Village  (2 – 5 & 12 acres)
  • Apple Valley (90,000 SF project)
  • Apple valley (12 acre development)

Investment Sales:

Ron has sold over 100 centers in his career, including the recent sale of Torrey Hills Center to First Washington Realty for just over $51 million. He has also sold over a 100 land parcels ranging from half an acre to over 20 acres.

Ron was actively involved with Monarch Schools for the underprivileged and San Diego ICSC. He is currently on the NAIOP board and previously served for six years on the ChainLinks board. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. Ron is married with three daughters. His personal interests include golfing, sports, and living an active lifestyle.