Carlos Serrano-Quan is the Managing Partner of Sequoia Commercial Group based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Serrano-Quan has over 15 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in deal sourcing and brokerage, underwriting, and complex transactions, serving institutional, family offices, and other real estate investors. Carlos has held many industry roles, such as, the former Managing Partner of the internationally recognized erakin Real Estate, Executive Director of HomeownershipSF, and Chairman of Chinese Real Estate Association of America, Advisory Member of Sterling Bank & Trust of San Francisco, and Board Member of Asian Commercial Professionals (ACP).
In addition to his business accomplishments, Carlos has proudly served the City and County of San Francisco in various capacities. He was appointed by Mayor Willie Brown as a Citizen’s Advisory Committee member of the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services, and as a member of the Community Advisory Committee for the San Francisco Department of Youth and Families.
Whether in business or in his personal endeavors, Carlos’ guiding principles have always been deeply rooted in serving his community and the city he loves. Among his favorite activities are philanthropy and volunteering for nonprofit organizations, i.e. former Executive Director of 3 nonprofit organizations, HomeownershipSF, Community Youth Center, and Chinese Newcomers Service Center.
With a proven track record, philanthropic attitude, and an ever-present eye on market trends, Carlos embodies the quintessential modern industry expert whose sincere commitment is to deliver impeccable best-in-class services at every opportunity while continually exceeding expectations. As Managing Partner, Carlos strives to provide effective, comprehensive solutions and strategic services that benefit Sequoia’s cherished clientele now and long into the future.