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Sapetto Real Estate Services provides expertise for all land use entitlement needs including information for land acquisitions such as due diligence and feasibility, knowledge of current transactions, and jurisdictional relationships for all of Southern California.

We specialize in the preparation and processing of Master and Specific Plans, Conditional Use Permits, Zone Changes, General Plan Amendments, Plan Modifications, Environmental Review Support and Project Management for all types of Land Development, as well as  community outreach for these applications.

Pamela Sapetto
CEO / President
Andrea Maloney
Vice President

Pamela Sapetto has been a leader in government and community relations in California for nearly 30 years and founded Sapetto Real Estate Solutions in 1990 to assist the real estate industry with their entitlement needs. Ms. Sapetto has been responsible for the approval of approximately 70 million square feet of commercial, industrial and retail development and approximately 55,000 residential units throughout Southern California. As the firm’s President, she has successfully managed important land development projects including public policy, community and government issues for her clients. Ms Sapetto is currently managing and has managed a variety of significant entitlement projects for Alliance Residental, Garden Comunites, JHREP, Toll Brother Apartments, Fairfield Reality, The Hines Company, I-Star Financial, Lambert Ranch, K.B. Home, Standard Pacific, Centex, Lennar and LNR, , Boeing Real Estate Company, Kilroy Realty Corporation, Avalon Bay, Sares-Regis, Legacy, Essex, BRE, The Koll Company, and The Irvine Company and its subsidiaries Irvine Investment Property Groups and Irvine Apartment Communities.

Ms. Sapetto’s civic and community involvement has also proven to be an asset for her clients. She is a member the American Planning Association, a member of the Urban Land Institute, Building Industry Association of Southern California, the Irvine Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Santa Ana Business Alliance. She currently serves on the Board of Jamboree Housing as chairperson, and on the board of Ballet Luminario. From 1998 to 2004, Ms. Sapetto served as a Board Member for the Southern California National Association of Industrial and Office Properties. She also has served on the Boards of the Girl Scout Council of Orange County and Ballet Pacifica.

Pamela Sapetto graduated with a B.A. from American University in Washington, D.C. and completed significant coursework towards a Master’s in Public Administration from USC. Ms. Sapetto has also successfully completed the MIT/HARVARD program for developing community consensus.

Andrea Maloney has worked in the engineering and planning fields for over 24 years. Ms. Maloney joined the Sapetto Real Estate Solutions team in 1996 and has served as Vice President . During her tenure, she has been directly responsible for a variety of small and large scale entitlement projects, including Master Plans, Conditional Use Permits, Park Plans, Affordable Housing Plans, Zone Changes and General Plan Amendments for commercial, industrial and residential projects. Many of these projects required extensive community outreach as well as public hearings. Ms. Maloney has a specialty in project management for development projects.

From 1983 until 1996, Ms. Maloney held positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately as Vice-President of Planning for RBF, a 400-person Civil Engineering/Planning firm in Irvine, California. Her responsibilities included project management for numerous residential subdivisions in Southern California, and involved feasibility analysis, due diligence, plan development, entitlement processing and supervision of infrastructure plan preparation. These projects required community outreach and public hearings with the cities of San Clemente, San Diego, Chino Hills and Laguna Niguel as well as the counties of Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside and Los Angeles.

Ms. Maloney is The Building Industry Association of Southern California, the Irvine and Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce and the American Planning Association. .

Andrea Maloney holds a B.A. in History from the University of San Diego and has completed coursework for a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning from George Washington University.

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