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San Clemente, CA. – Nelson Partners, LLC, a national DST 1031 real estate company, announced today that Maria Pietroforte has joined the company as Chief Operations Officer.

As Chief Operations Officer, Ms. Pietroforte will be responsible for Nelson Partner's entire operational strategy in addition to overseeing property management for the firm’s $1.8 Billion in Student Housing and Multifamily Real Estate owned and managed. Ms. Pietroforte brings a wealth of expertise with more than 30 years of experience in multifamily real estate, marketing agencies, and dot-coms, earning a reputation as an expert in rapidly growing companies and building dynamic teams.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Maria to the executive team she brings a new level of expertise and leadership. Her impressive real-estate experience as she oversees the operations of our firm,” said Patrick Nelson, CEO and founder of Nelson Partners.

Ms. Pietroforte received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from Arizona State University. She holds certifications from the Institute of Real Estate Management and is a Certified Property Manager.

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