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Sand Dunes

Daniel Abello






600 E Tahquitz Canyon Way suite 2 Palm Springs CA 92262

About Me

Daniel has experienced the perfect combination of customer service and financial background from his previous employment in management at some of the most prestigious hospitality companies  and financial institutions in Portland Oregon.  


After spending years working in management, he mastered how to deliver professional and accurate customer service interactions.


In California, he worked for several years in Administration and property management for Realty Trust eventually becoming office manager at the Palm Springs branch.

Assisting on high profile transactions he experienced, high volume residential and commercial brokers including Luca Volpe, a (top selling Realtor 2020 - 2023 PalmSpringsLife) also worked directly with Scott Timberlake, owner, CEO and Principal Broker of Realty Trust established in Hawaii

in 1985.

Daniel continues to be actively involved in the community, volunteering with local charities and nonprofits. 

My Team 

Scott Timberlake

Scott Timberlake, Former owner of Realty Trust, has been a licensed real estate broker since 1978, operating in several states including Hawaii, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Washington State and California. Scott has been affiliated with national and local real estate associations reflective of his excellent record of integrity and professionalism.

Luca Volpe 

Effective January 2024 Luca is the new CEO of Realty Trust. He emigrated from Italy and started his real estate career in 2017; within a few years, he impressively achieved recognition and awards as one of PalmSpringsLife's 2020, 2021, and 2022 Top Producers in the Coachella Valley. Now Luca and I form the perfect team, combining our skills to deliver the best experience to our clients.

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Learn more about                                                                         partnership

With more than 80 years of combined experience in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate, Realty Trust has helped shape Palm Springs into a dynamic resort destination through its many high-profile transactions.

Scott Timberlake, Former Owner and CEO of Realty Trust, is a licensed Broker in California, Oregon, and Hawaii. His extensive background in real estate created the foundation upon which Realty Trust is built and provides the structure the members of the company operate within today. Scott has been involved in the ownership and restoration of several historically significant buildings in Palm Springs, which has brought a unique layer to the company's fabric and provides the clients of Realty Trust an added area of expertise. A notable example is the purchase and restoration of Kaptur Plaza, formerly Tahquitz Plaza, the home of Realty Trust's administrative offices. Scott worked closely with the original architect, Hugh Kaptur, to complete this extensive interior and exterior renovation of the expansive commercial space.


Together with Business Partner, Michael Kassinger whom has been a Palm Springs resident since 1978, Realty Trust has represented Buyers and Sellers in some of the most significant real estate transactions. Michael has been a developer, a developer's consultant, and a buyer's/seller's representative for numerous clients in Palm Springs. Michael's special skill set and services range from build-to-suit, project management, owner's representation, and construction-at-risk. The combination of Scott and Michael's skills and vast knowledge in a wide-range of real estate transactions, offers Realty Trust clients an extensive suite of services. 

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