Real Estate Broker/Owner
CalDRE Lic #01944123
Augie, is the Broker/Owner of Peña-Wasnick Real Estate in Visalia, California. He began his 20 years experience in real estate as an Investor, then Realtor and now Broker. Augie's investments in residential & commercial property has given him the "hands on" experience that plays a unique role in his business today.
Augie graduated with a Business Management Degree from Vanguard University. Immediately after graduating, he was hired to work for an 11 billion dollar company called Unisource Worldwide for over 5 years, where he managed key accounts such as Nordstrom and UPS. His excellent work with these key accounts opened the eyes of sales managers, which lead them to hire him as an outside sales professional.
Augie has always been very competitive playing sports: baseball, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field and volleyball. He enjoys working out at the gym as it keeps his mind clear and energetic for each day. He also loves to spend time with his spouse, Michael. They both enjoy traveling, even if it's just going to the coast! Augie values spending time with Family and Friends. They keep him well-rounded in life!
The combination of his education, work and sports experience is what gives Augie an edge in Real Estate. He knows what it is to work hard and to work well with others. Augie is a person of integrity and is willing to go the extra mile for his Clients. He listens to people's needs and does his best to fulfill them. Augie's professional and friendly approach has created partnerships and investments that have earned millions! Today, he is using his expertise to create more opportunities in Real Estate for You!
Michael Peña-Wasnick, Real Estate Agent/Finance Manager
CalDRE Lic #02128764
Michael Peña-Wasnick is a Real Estate Agent and is our Director of Finance . He has over 19 years experience in the accounting field.
Michael started his accounting career back at the age of 12, while working for his family’s business during summers and after school. He then attended and graduated from Santa Clara University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He was recruited by Enterprise Rent-A-Car where he climbed the corporate ladder from 2000-2008. His ability to work well with others, accompanied by his ability to train and instill policy and procedures prompted many promotions during his nine years, ultimately resulting as a Senior Accounting Manager for the San Francisco Region.
Michael then returned to his hometown, Tulare, to assist with his family’s businesses. With Michael’s business sense and management skills, he has transformed Salles Café, Tulare’s oldest restaurant, and brought it back to its Glory! In addition, Michael works for Wasnick Bros. Dairy Supply, Inc. where his focus is Asset & Business Management. He has also been very involved with the City of Tulare, graduating from the Tulare Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program in 2010 and was instrumental on the Tulare Historical Society Board of Trustees from 2010-2018.
Michael is married to Augie, where they make a great team in life. Some may say being married and working together never works, but for them working together is a privilege and only strengthens the business.
Jessica Nguyen, Real Estate Agent
CalDRE Lic #02086360
Originally from Utah, Jessica moved to the California's Central Valley in the mid 80's with her family where her father continued his calling as a Pastor. Growing up in the Valley she's learned the true essence of the farming and small-town culture. After graduating high school, she attended college in Southern California where she was able to experience life in a different way.
While living in SoCal, her career began in the mortgage lending industry, which she learned about the "in's & out's" of loans, sales, and negotiations. She further expanded her career as a Senior Community Manager in the Homeowner's Association of Community Management Industry. For 10 years she provided the highest level of personal attention and responsiveness to residents in single family, townhome and condominium gated communities. Most importantly, she listened to residents and developed personalized solutions to meet their community's unique needs. Today, Jessica is advancing her career in Real Estate as an Agent. She understands the true challenges of the Real Estate Community.
So, whether you are selling your home, purchasing your dream vacation home, or investing in this developing Valley, her well rounded community knowledge offers honest guidance.
Jeff Peña, Real Estate Agent
CalDRE Lic. # 01872675
P: (559) 631-3211
Being integrated with Pena-Wasnick Real Estate, Jeff, a Realtor since 2009, is not only knowledgeable in buying and selling residential homes, but is also well experienced as an Investor, Property Manager and a degreed Accountant. Turning his Colorado residential property purchased in 1997 into his first investment property, Jeff and his family ventured to Orange County, California seeking other property investments. Having purchased other investment properties, maintaining them and doing his own property management, Jeff learned so much there is to know about being an investor and property manager.
Taking his knowledge into helping others purchase or sell their homes, Jeff then became a licensed Realtor. He wanted to build relationships by providing a personal interest in other people's real estate needs as well as sharing his knowledge of the professional experience he has had on a personal and business level. Jeff continues to do real estate with his lovely wife, Elba Peña while being a part of a close knit family, sports and a spiritual life! If you ever meet Jeff or his wife, ask for their signature stamp and they will hand you their business card and it reads “We Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Us!” Philippians 4:13
Serving the Fresno, Tulare and Kings Counties, Jeff and his wife lead a team of realtors across the valley with the great support, intel, resources and experience necessary to provide the utmost real estate service to their clients! Driven to fulfill your real estate needs, Jeff seeks to get you what you desire! “It’s Never Too Late and It’s Never Too Early!”
Elba Peña, Real Estate Agent
CalDRE Lic. # 02078643
Elba has always had an interest and love for real estate. She feels blessed to know she is helping others accomplish and fulfill their Real Estate needs. Being a Realtor and Real Estate Instructor she feels as if she’s not working since she enjoys and loves what she does. Her inspiration is helping others find their dream home and/or investment property.
When she’s not showing properties she is teaching. Elba is very involved with her ministry and family time. She enjoys an overall healthy balance between ministry, family, work, play and relaxation.
Luis Armando Juarez, Real Estate Agent
CalDRE Lic # 02141720
Luis is an educated individual who has graduated from California State University, Monterey Bay with a Business Management Degree. His aptitude for learning, coupled with curiosity, has his entrepreneurial mindset always seeking to better himself while chasing his goals. His schooling has shaped him to be a positive, professional, goal oriented critical thinker, who is now striving to succeed in the world of Real Estate.
Luis is focused on being a Real Estate Agent who displays trustworthiness and integrity with each client because he wants to build admirable relationships. Being at the service of clients comes naturally for Luis because he knows the importance of being a dedicated team player. Being involved in many team projects and his active lifestyle have developed his communication skills.
Luis’s educational mind is further enhanced by active lifestyle of tennis and scuba diving. He applies the fast pace movement of tennis, along with the stressful environment of scuba to his work life by staying calm and in control of himself.
Luis is ready and willing to use all his great qualities to best help every client that he meets. He looks forward to meeting many walks of life in their journey of homeownership. You will feel confident that Luis can help you today!