Al has been a vital member of the Smith Group team since 2011 representing Sellers and Buyers in the luxury market in Southern California.   Al, licensed as a real estate Broker since 2004 joined the Smith Group after spending 7+ years as an independent Broker specializing in land transactions and site acquisition for utility scale solar electric generation projects.

Through his past professional career Al’s skills were honed working for and selling energy commodities to Fortune 500 companies with unmatched attention to relationships, service and detail.

Al earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and practiced public accounting as a CPA before entering the corporate world; he remains a Member of the American Institute of CPAs.

Al and his wife Lisa have lived and raised their two children in Newport Beach since 1993.
When not working, Al is active in his church community, he is past Commodore and member of the Offshore Cruising Club. He is the Founder and Lead of NextDoor – Newport Heights/Cliff haven; his neighborhood’s social network.  Al enjoys cooking and tending his edible garden.