Our Team

Dick Fialho, Chief Executive Officer

Dick has over 36 years experience with the acquisition, management, leasing, disposition, and refinancing of residential and commercial properties.  He started his career with Dun and Bradstreet in Los Angeles and has worked for such firms as The IMC Asset Management Corporation, The Corky McMillin Companies, The Huffman Companies, Sun and Sea Properties and Kidder Peabody with the institutional real estate department.  He has experience with turnaround projects such as Poinsettia Village Shopping Center in Carlsbad for Boatman’s Bank, Villa Royale Apartments for Pacifica Corporation and Aztec Village Shopping Center for a group of out of town investors.  He has a Bachelors degree from Bowling Green State University and is a CPM® with the Institute of Real Estate Management.

Pete Ceccherini, President

Pete is president of RG Investment Real Estate Services Inc. He has over 26 years of experience which includes hotel management, apartment marketing and management, commercial, industrial, office management and leasing.  He has been with RG for over 22 years and has managed properties of several of his clients since he has been in the industry – 28 years.  He maintains a portfolio of assets valued in excess of $200 million dollars and controls budgets including revenues of over $10 million dollars.  He is a California real estate broker and a member of the San Diego County Apartment Association. He currently serves on the SDCCA Rental Owner Magazine committee and is vice chair of the membership committee. Pete is the Broker of Record for RG Investment Real Estate Services.

Dale Pettit, Chief Financial Officer

Dale is the Chief Financial Officer of the firm and has been for over 26 years.  He began his career at Georgia Pacific Corporation and has worked at corporate level executive positions.  Dale is responsible for all facets of corporate accounting, including preparation of corporate financial statements, tax reporting, audits, cash flow management, 401k profit sharing management, and annual budgeting.  He is also highly experienced in computerized applications for various corporate and property level accounting requirements.  He has implemented an internet based accounting system with Yardi software, set up a computerized condo conversion accounting system, provided accounting services for over 30 condo conversion projects totaling more than 4,500 units.  Services include accounts payable, bank reconciliation, recording of escrow statements for unit sales, complex mortgage reconciliation, and financial statement presentation.  His department provides contract accounting services for many hotel and other types of properties.  Dale obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from California State University in Fullerton and passed the
Certified Public Accountant examination.

Jeff Hickox, Director of New Business Development

Jeff is the Director of Business Development and over his 35 year career has held senior positions at CB Richard Ellis, The Irvine Company The Corky McMillin Company and was Vice President of McMillin Investment Properties, Inc. which managed the McMillin family and estate assets.  His responsibilities included the management of a portfolio of 400,000 square feet of office properties for The Irvine Company.  He also participated in the development of Liberty Station in Point Loma for the McMillin Company.  Jeff is a Certified Property Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management and is a past president of the San Diego Chapter.  He has been on the chair for the Legislative Committee for IREM and has been chair for the last 13 years.  He is a 3rd generation real estate broker and received a Bachelor of Science degree in real estate from San Diego State University.  Jeff is a member of the Commercial Realtors Association of San Diego and on the board of directors for the California Business Properties Association.


Jeffrey Foster, Vice President of the Residential Division

Jeffrey Foster is a Property Supervisor with RG Investment Real Estate Services Inc. and has worked in the real estate industry since 1994. His experience includes homeowner's association management, apartment marketing and management, single family resident's management, mortgage loans and residential sales.
Recent Experience highlights include:
• Improved the performance of Rio Vista Homeowners Association on a 18 unit building by bringing all homeowners dues current and establishing guidelines to protect a reserve account for the property and association. Addressed all deferred maintenance issues by providing detailed steps and special assessments.
• Increased income by 21% on a 16 unit apartment building and maintained a vacancy rate of 2%.
Jeffrey holds a California Real Estate Associate License. He is a current member of San Diego Board of Realtors, California Association of Realtors.

Luis Gutierrez, Director of Marketing - Hospitality Division

Luis develops the marketing strategy for the hotels properties managed by RG Investement Inc. He has increased online revenue growth in all of the hotel properties in the RG portfolio. His efforts include running marketing campaigns through Yield management, Advertisement, Ad Creations, Trade show Coordination, Website Maintenance, Reputation Management, Web Analytics and E-mail Campaigns. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California State University San Marcos. Buena Park, California - Created and implemented a reputation management program that propelled this hotel from number 17 to the number 1 ranked hotel on Tripadvisor in its market area. Mission Bay, California - Achieved a Choice Hotel Gold standing in 2012 and a Platinum Award in 2013. Pacific Beach, California - Through aggressive Revenue Management Luis has increased Average Daily Rates $31 with no loss to occupancy for this hotel in Pacific beach.

Greg Davis, Broker Associate Commercial/ Residential

Greg is a licensed Real Estate Broker with over 15 years of experience in both Commercial and Residential property Sales and Management. Greg is an expert when it comes to maximizing a properties potential. Whether you are looking to sell your property and you want to make sure you are getting top dollar or whether you simply want to maximize the income potential on your investment property, Greg has the proven track record and the experience you need.  Greg holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and has been trained as a Master Negotiator by some of the Industry’s leading experts. 

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