Sales & Marketing Team Members
Leonard oversees all of the sales and marketing operations for Asset Exchange Company. He is a frequent keynote speaker and an accredited course instructor on the subject of 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. He has presented his popular real estate and tax workshops to over 12,000 Realtors, lenders, title professionals and investors and is the author of dozens of published 1031 Exchange related articles.
Prior to co-founding Asset Exchange Company, Leonard worked for a major national title company affiliated exchange company. In this position, Leonard lead the company’s sales efforts by directing over 1,200 tax-deferred exchanges in Northern California in a single year.
Leonard also spent seven years working with LoopNet.com, the leading commercial real estate listing service on the Internet. As the Director of Sales and Marketing Leonard was responsible for negotiating strategic alliances with, among other firms, CB Richard Ellis, Coldwell Banker Commercial, Grubb & Ellis, Colliers International, Trammell Crow and the National Association of Realtors. Leonard also spent two years with Franklin Templeton, a global investment management organization.
Leonard is a graduate cum laude from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, a minor in Economics and a concentration in Finance.
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Leonard S. Spoto - Principal
Jeff Stechmann - Eastern Regional Mananger
Jeff Stechmann is the Eastern Regional Manager and has over 27 years of experience in the title insurance and 1031 Exchange industry. Jeff began his career in 1995 as a Marketing Representative in a branch office for a national title insurance underwriter located in New Orleans, LA. During his career, he has held senior level positions in sales and operations management with some of the nation’s largest title insurance underwriters and he was a partner in an independent Florida title agency servicing the entire state of Florida. Prior to joining Asset Exchange Company, Jeff was the Florida Division Manager for a national title companies affiliated 1031 exchange company.
Jeff dedicates a significant portion of his time to serving the IRC §1031 exchange needs of accountants, attorneys, real estate agents and brokers, closing officers and principals throughout the Eastern United States. He is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He is a certified 1031 exchange continuing education (CE) instructor with the Florida Real Estate Commission. He frequently lectures on the subject of IRC §1031 tax deferred exchanges and related real estate matters. His exchange presentations are practical and feature many real-life exchange scenarios to illustrate a wide range of investment and tax strategies.
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