Gino is currently a commercial real estate broker with Stevenson Real Estate Services in Glendale, CA, having joined the firm in 2004 after an 18-year career as the Real Estate Manager for the City of Burbank. Gino was born and raised in Southern California, and lived in Milano, Italy as a young boy while his father studied opera at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi. Gino, a baritone, learned to sing with his father and had a 10-year career as a stage performer, performing on the Broadway stage. Gino graduated from Whittier College in political science and holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from California State University Northridge. Gino is active in the Italian and Italian American community in Los Angeles currently serving on the board of directors of the Italy America Chamber of Commerce, West (IACCW) and the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA). His grandparents immigrated from Calabria in 1906 and his grandfather and great uncle were pioneers in the film industry in Hollywood as cinematographers, his uncle having won the Oscar for cinematography in 1936.