Ernesto M. Ure is the founder and Principal of Covenant Realty Partners and a seasoned real estate professional with over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services and Real Estate Industries. His diverse real estate background includes extensive experience in real estate valuations and appraisals, land valuations and dispositions, development advisory, corporate finance, single asset and portfolio disposition, real estate auction sales, mortgage financing and conduit lending, acquisition due diligence and leasing. Mr. Ure has extensive experience managing large real estate projects and complex financial transactions, both in the U.S. and abroad.
Mr. Ure is a native of Argentina, has traveled, lived and worked abroad extensively and is fluent in Spanish. He holds a Bachelor in Science degree in Business Administration from the School of Economics Sciences of the University of Buenos Aires and aMasters in Business Administration from Northwestern University's J. L. Kellogg School of Management. He is also a Licensed Real Estate Appraiser in the State of California and an Associate Member of the Appraisal Institute.
Prior to moving to the U.S., Mr. Ure was an accomplished Rugby player, representing the Argentine National Rugby team the"Pumas" between 1979-1986. He was named Rookie of the Yearin 1979, was selected for the South America All Star Teambetween 1980-1984 and was named Best Player in the World in his position and member of the Rugby World All Star Team by the French press in 1985. Before retiring in 1986, he had played over 50 international rugby games throughout the Americas, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and South Africa. In 1995, Mr. Ure was invited to participate in the "World Rugby Classics"tournament in Bermuda, an invitation only tourney with other retired international rugby players from all over the world.
Nichol A. Leone
Nichol A. Leone joined Covenant Realty Partners in December 2011 as a research analyst. She has been involved in supporting roles on a number of real estate appraisals working together with other team members across a number of property types. Ms. Leone has attended El Camino College, and is currently in the process of obtaining her California Real Estate Appraisal Trainee license. Prior to joining the company, Nichol proved to be a talented bartender and an assistant at a Century City law firm.