Gerardo "Jerry" Ascencio is widely recognized as one of the most charismatic speakers in the real estate industry today. A native of Michoacán, Mexico, Mr. Ascencio's own immigrant experience has made him an impassioned advocate for homeownership and economic empowerment for all Americans. In 2014, Jerry starred in 53 Million & One, a one of a kind theatrical presentation that chronicles his extraordinary life story. The show premiered at the NAHREP National Convention and Latin Music Festival in Los Angeles, California and is a part of the 2015 Nuevo Latino Tour, presented by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP).
Jerry is the Broker-Owner of San Fernando Realty, and the Chairman of the NAHREP Foundation. A 25-year veteran of real estate, he is also the 2012 NAHREP President. NAHREP is the largest minority real estate trade association in America with over 20,000 members and 35 local chapters nationwide. Between 2012 and 2014, Jerry anchored 100 episodes of NAHREP's highly successful talk show, Esta Semana en NAHREP (ESN).
Jerry also owns Mission Realty REO and serves on the board of the National Community Stabilization Trust. He is the founding president of the NAHREP San Fernando-Santa Clarita chapter and has also held local leadership roles with the Southland Regional Association of REALTORS®.