Patrick Hale

Proptech Investor + Real Estate Broker

I thrive as an innovator, marketer and dad. Real Estate and Technology is my niche. Travel + Food/Drinks are a passion.

I’m lucky enough to have acquired 18+ years of experience in real estate – building startups, teams, innovative systems, and software that have generated over $1Billion in sales. I’m a serial Entrepreneur and Board Advisor, who is constantly innovating and building a portfolio of brands in the Real Estate, Proptech and Hospitality industries.

My Specialties: PropTech – Real Estate Technology, Residential Brokerage, Public Portals, ibuying, Property Management, Asset Management, Strategy, Urban Planning, Property Acquisition + Disposition, Land Development, Mixed-Use and Urban Infill development.

PHONE: (858) 951-1860

My About Me:

Mr. Hale is an entrepreneur with a diverse background in real estate, including Home Building & Construction, Mixed-Use Real Estate Development, and Residential/Commercial Real Estate Brokerage.  Patrick was born and raised in Carmel, CA where his family has served the community for over 40+ years. Since 2004 Patrick has been ranked in the top 5% of all real estate professionals in California selling over 400 properties.

In 2012 Patrick became the youngest elected Director in history for the Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS and was shortly after appointed as the youngest Director in history for SANDICOR, the San Diego Regional Multiple Listing Service; one of the largest Real Estate MLS systems in the country with over 19,000 real estate subscribers. Patrick has served on numerous Boards of the nation’s largest Real Estate organizations, including the California Association of REALTORS, and has been recognized with several industry awards for his service.

Patrick received his bachelor’s degree in City Planning from San Diego State University (San Diego, CA) where he was awarded the Outstanding Business Student of the Year Award and assisted in founding The Real Estate Society; a non-profit organization that educates college students on all aspects of the real estate industry and connects them with career opportunities.

Prior to founding The Local Realty, Mr. Hale served as Commercial Real Estate Analyst for Grubb & Ellis | BRE Commercial and Branch Manager of Realty Source, Inc. In addition, he served as Development Analyst of Pierce Education Properties, working directly with the CEO developing RFP’s and RFQ’s for multi-million to billion-dollar real estate developments across the US.

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner / Wireless Equity, LLC., San Diego, CA / 2022-Present
    Wireless Equity Group is a global leader in the acquisition and management of real estate and wireless communications infrastructure.
  • Founder + Broker of Record / Rent Ruby®, Carmel, CA / 2017-Present
    Rent Ruby® assists in managing and connecting luxury residential and commercial property owners with long-term and short-term tenants.
  • Chief Executive Officer / The Local Realty, Inc., San Diego, CA / 2007-Present
    Founded lifestyle real estate company that provides the tools and resources real estate professionals and consumers require to compete in their local marketplace. Developed high producing teams and expanded the network to 10,000+ licensed partners.
  • Founder + Principle / PropTech Holdings, LLC, San Diego, CA / 2005-Present
    Founded company as a Network Media Relations and advertising company that hosts community networks, charity events, and assists business owners in connecting with local consumers. Since 2004, we’ve built and invested in PropTech, FinTech, and ConTech. Acquired several brand assets and expanded the portfolio to 16+ companies, 6+ trademarked brands and 400+ domains in the Real Estate Technology space.
  • Real Estate Development Analyst / Pierce Education Properties, L.P., San Diego, CA / 2007 – 2009
    Worked directly under the Owner and head Development team in the corporate offices preparing RFP and RFQ research for multi-million to billion-dollar mixed-use developments around the US.
  • Research Analyst / Grubb & Ellis | BRE Commercial, San Diego, CA / 2006 – 2007
    Responsible for updating and maintaining the company’s internal commercial property database. Developed internal database systems and improved efficiencies in analytic datasets.

Professional Certifications/Designations

  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
  • Certified Condominium Specialist (CCS)
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)
  • Military Relocation Professional (MRP)
  • Sellers Representative Specialist (SRS)


  • BA Public Administration – City & Urban Planning / San Diego State University / 2004-2009
  • Real Estate Coursework / Various Accredited Universities / 2004-Present
    • CA Real Estate Brokers Lic.# 01777558; CA Corporate Real Estate Brokers Lic.# 01896291
  • Carmel High School / Carmel, California / 2000-2004


  • Computer Skills – Proficient in Windows and Apple applications, Excel Wizardry
  • Programming Skills – WordPress, PHP, MySQL and Linux
  • Language Skills – English, muy poco Spanish
  • Life Skills – Expert in the art of negotiation, retired Baseball and Football player, avid Golf and Tennis athlete + thriving father and husband.