Patrick Hale

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

I’m lucky enough to have acquired over $1B in real estate sales experience, founded several trademarked brands, and built 500+ online networks in the Real Estate, Proptech and Hospitality industries.

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. A seasoned California Real Estate Expert with 16+ Years of Real Estate experience, Patrick is ranked in the top 5% of all agents in California with consistent annual sales production of $10M+ and lifetime sales of 300+ properties.

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 which educates college students on all aspects of the real estate industry and connects them with career opportunities. In 2012, Patrick was elected as the youngest Board of Director in history for the San Diego Association of REALTORS and Sandicor, the San Diego MLS which served over 19,000 real estate professionals.

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.

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.

Work Experience

  • 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. Built full-service team of Property Managers, Contractors, Event and Concierge professionals who ensure the ultimate experience for Corporations, Celebrities, and Affluent Individuals.

  • Chief Executive Officer / The Local Realty, Inc., San Diego, CA / 2007-Present

    Founded lifestyle real estate company which 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 which 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 expanding 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.