Dan Carrillo’s 40-year career in the real estate and housing industry is filled with a broad range of experiences and leadership roles. In the residential and commercial brokerage community, Dan’s experience with successful real estate firms as an executive, sales manager, trainer, business development expert and director of relocation and corporate services are a hallmark of his profession. His leadership roles in the industry over his career is based on a firm foundation in organized real estate, as a local association president, former state director of the California Association of Realtors, (where he became a Regional Chair and member of the Long Range Strategic Planning Committee) and as a long time member of the National Association Realtors.
His focus on the multicultural markets, strategic business planning, issues related to sustainable homeownership, asset management/REO disposition services, e-commerce and work force mobility translate in his past leadership roles as a founding board member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, a member of the World Wide Employee Relocation Council, former member of Fannie Mae’s Western Region REO Broker Advisory and past member of the Lending Tree/Realestate.com Broker advisory council and as a former board member of the Wescom Credit Union Holdings Board.
As current President of Global Mobility for HouseStay.com, Dan is responsible for developing, managing and profitably growing the relocation and broker network portion of the HouseStay online service platform both nationally and internationally. HouseStay offers a curated selection of fully furnished turnkey homes and apartments available for rent for 30 nights or more. Businesses and Individuals seeking a more homelike alternative to extended stay hotels use HouseStay to book temporary residences.
As Principal and Managing Partner of North By Northwest Capital Inc., a Los Angeles based development firm specializing in sales, leasing, funding and Green development of commercial and residential properties throughout the South West. His role within the company is administration & organizational development which includes managing the day-to-day operations, supporting the development and construction activities of all ongoing projects, and the sales and marketing of the firm’s real estate portfolio.
Dan is the marketing and sales team leader at Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Established in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in the New York Metropolitan area and the second largest independent residential real estate brokerage in the United States by sales volume. With more than 7,000 agents, the company has approximately 118 offices in New York City, Long Island, The Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, California, Colorado and Massachusetts. Moreover, Douglas Elliman has a strategic global alliance with London-based Knight Frank Residential for business in the worldwide luxury markets spanning 60 countries and six continents.
Dan is making a difference in the community of Los Angeles through his work on the board of directors for Wellnest, formerly known as the Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic. Wellnest is a non-profit mental health provider for children and their families in Central and South Los Angeles which has been in operation for over 90 years. Dan has used his expertise, influence and contacts to help Wellnest develop an affordable housing program providing needed housing for transition aged youth and to promote the development and opening of the Avis & Mark Ridley-Thomas Life Learning Center. Dan is the incoming Chairman of the Wellnest board for 2020.
Named after his great grandfather who immigrated here from Mexico in 1910, Dan is a fourth generation Los Angelino who lives in the foothills of Pasadena California with his wife Christine. He is a gourmet cook, wine enthusiast and sings tenor with various local choirs.