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Desirée Patno is a Real Estate guru with a knack for improving the world around her. With her vast knowledge of Diversity and Inclusion, women-owned businesses and small businesses she advocates for equality and building a better future in the housing ecosystem.

To hire Desirée Patno for you next event:
-Travel expenses covered
-Hotel must be proved
-Speaker cost minimum of $5,000 – $10,000 depending on conference requirements, pre-events, post-events, hours of presenting, and topics.

With over 20 years of speaking experience, hundreds of speaking engagements, travling around the world for events, Desirée Patno is connected! She delievers her talks with meaning and aims to connect with her audience though all her speaking topics. This woman is on the move.

Top speaking topics:

-Women’s economic growth
-Diversity and Inclusion
-Women’s poverty
-Growth in your company, how equality changes the world
-Small Business Sustainability


• Named the highest-ranking woman & 4th overall Top Real Estate Influencer to Follow by in 2017

• 2017 Connected Women of Influence Women’s Advocate of the Year Award

• 2017 Walker’s Legacy Power25 Award

• 2016 HousingWire Women of Influence Award 

• 2016 Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Women in Business Champion of the Year

• 2012 Enterprising Women of the Year Award 

• 2012 HousingWire Women of Influence award for the first time

• NAWRB Magazine, APEX Award Winner for Publication Excellence in 2015, 2016 & 2017

Special Speaking: 

Engagements & Involvement

• 2017 International Conference on Gender and Sustainability (ICOGAS) on the margins of the 72nd United Nations Assembly

• 2017 mPowering You: MBA’s Summit on Women in Real Estate Finance & 2016 MBA’s Diversity and Inclusion

• 2017 NAR& CAR Conference and Expo

• 2017 AREAA National Convention

• 2017 California Association of Realtors WomanUP! Conference

• 2017 CIFS Financial Services Expo

• Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Leadership Advisory Council

• Enterprising Women Advisory Board

• Contributor to RISMedia’s Real Estate Magazine, National Mortgage Professional Magazine, Inman and various industry publications


• Moorpark College, AS – Accounting and Computer Science

• Arizona State and Alaska State Undergraduate courses in Finance, Technology and Science


BRE #01089824 Real Estate License (1990), Broker’s License(2007), CA and NC

Green & SFR Certified

Professional Experience:
Women in the Housing & Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB),
Certified Women-Owned Small Business
2009 – Present, CEO & President

NAWRB Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC)
2015 – Present, Chairwoman

DesiréePatno Enterprises, Inc.
Certified Women-Owned Small Business
1997 – Present, CEO & President

Coldwell Banker
1991 – 2017 Realtor/Broker & Corporate Trainer

XonTech, Inc.
1979 – 1991 Program Manager/Sr. Data Systems Analyst/Executive Technology Coach

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13 Fairdawn, Irvine, CA. 92614