Welcome to Beacon 1031, The leading resource for all your 1031 exchange needs. With a proven track record of excellence and a team of dedicated experts, we are here to guide you through the complexities of the 1031 exchange process.
We understand that the 1031 exchange process can be intricate and overwhelming. That's why we've assembled a team of experienced professionals specializing in real estate, taxation, and legal matters. Our experts are committed to helping you navigate the intricacies of a 1031 exchange, striving to help you maximize your benefits while staying compliant with IRS regulations.
With more than 20 years of applied experience in real estate brokerage, underwriting,
appraisal, pro-forma modeling, finance, and investments, JP Ledesma brings an
abundance of knowledge to the Emerson Equity team. He is uniquely qualified and passionate
about helping 1031 exchange investors source suitable replacement properties through a
variety of investment structures, including Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs), tenancy-in common (TICs), and 721 umbrella partnership real estate investment trusts (UPREITs), as well as direct real estate transactions. JP also specializes in other private alternative investment strategies, including, but not limited to, Opportunity Zones, private equity and debt real estate investment trusts (REITs), interval funds, preferred equity offerings, tax mitigation solutions, and other private placement investments designed to provide investors with passive, non-correlated, tax-efficient income and long-term appreciation.
In addition to his real estate investment experience, JP has an impressive record of
serving his community in various elected and appointed positions. He was a member of the Mission Viejo City Council for 12 years and served as Mission Viejo’s youngest mayor. JP also served as a director of the El Toro Reuse Planning Authority (the redevelopment agency of the former Marine Corps Air Station El Toro). He was recruited to
attend the exclusive California Civic Leadership Institute.
JP graduated from DeVry University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in electronics
engineering technology. He is a licensed real estate broker in California and holds his
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) series 7 and 66 securities licenses. He has also passed the level 1 chartered financial analyst (CFA) exam.
In his free time, JP enjoys hiking on various nature trails with his wife and daughter, along
with reading about history and public policy.
With over 12 years of applied experience, Gabe is an expert in real estate investments, structures, and strategies. Through his tenure as a commercial real estate broker, asset manager, and investment adviser where he was involved in acquisitions, finance, due diligence, underwriting, and syndication, Gabe has developed a comprehensive understanding of commercial real estate and structured 1031 products such as DSTs (Delaware Statutory Trusts).
Gabe is a third-generation real estate professional with deep experience identifying and closing complex investment opportunities, and an expert at structuring tax-efficient transactions. He offers his unique full-service approach to helping clients surpass their investment goals and better manage their real estate portfolios.
He earned his Finance degree with an emphasis on Real Estate from Chicago's DePaul University. He launched a successful career as a financial advisor before moving into property management and all phases of investment real estate, from brokerage and leasing to maintenance and construction coordination.
Expert 1031 Exchange Planning
Delaware Statutory Trusts (DST)
Brokerage of Commercial Real Estate
Facilitating acquisition, disposition and 1031 Exchange re-positioning
Structuring Client-oriented Installment Sales for Qualified Owners.
Miranda Swartwood is a multi-talented professional with a diverse skill set and a commitment to excellence. With a Coding Certificate from UCSD Extension, Miranda brings a unique blend of technical expertise and marketing experience to her work.
With five years of experience in marketing, Miranda has developed a deep understanding of strategic planning, digital marketing, and brand management. Her creative thinking and data-driven approach have allowed her to successfully execute campaigns that drive brand awareness and increase customer engagement.
In addition to her marketing background, Miranda has an impressive 15 years of experience in office administration. Her strong organizational skills and attention to detail have been instrumental in maintaining efficient office operations and streamlining processes. Miranda's ability to multitask and prioritize tasks ensures that deadlines are consistently met, and projects are completed with precision.
Miranda is known for her strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities. She has a knack for identifying opportunities for improvement and implementing innovative solutions that drive organizational growth. Her dedication to continuous learning and staying up to date with industry trends ensures she remains at the forefront of her field.
Outside of her professional pursuits, Miranda is an avid supporter of local community initiatives. She volunteers her time and expertise to various organizations and is a vocal advocate for blood and bone marrow donation.
With her well-rounded skill set, extensive experience in marketing and office administration, and dedication to personal growth, Miranda Swartwood is a valuable asset to any team. Her ability to navigate technical and creative realms makes her a versatile professional who consistently delivers exceptional results.