Our Founders

FOUNDER/CEO

PHILIPPE ZIADE

LIVV CEO Philippe Ziade is a passionate disruptor, innovator, and creator. He accumulated two decades’ worth of experience in designing, building, and selling luxury homes and upmarket developments in Nevada, California, Texas, Europe, and the Middle East. An exceptionally successful entrepreneur, Mr. Ziade has founded and grown businesses in the construction, technology, hospitality, entertainment, and educational fields.
FOUNDER

ALEX BOUZARI

LIVV Executive Chairman Alex Bouzari is the founder of a string of IT companies such as DDN Storage – the world’s largest privately-held data storage provider with over 10,000 customers. As its CEO, Mr Bouzari built DDN Storage into a leading global supplier of advanced technology for big data, artificial intelligence, and cloud applications.

BE PART OF OUR TEAM

Behind LIVV is a team that believes a home must give rise to guilt-free sensations; that life’s pleasures don’t necessarily oppose to our values; functionality can be nature-friendly, authenticity can also be futuristic, and yes, sophistication can still be simple.

Steve escalante

Director of business Development

Steve brings two decades worth of experience to the sales force. He is both motivated and driven, seeking to push boundaries and explore new ground. Steve is not easily satisfied and strives for perfection as he boldly goes where others dare not.

JUDE NASSAR

DIRECTOR OF SALES OPERATIONS/BROKER

Jude aims to leave a mark on the city and is well on his way of doing just that. He is really excited about the life-enhancing new breed of homes now on the market. Jude reduced to a single word becomes ‘determined’.

MICHELLE OWENS

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

Michelle is on a personal quest to do better in professional endeavors each day. Self-awareness and self-assessment are valuable tools that help Michelle reach her goals. The word that best describes Michelle is ‘dynamic’.

ANDREA GONZALEZ

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

A self-confessed foodie and connoisseur of fine wine, Andrea enjoys a good book as well. She brings 6 years’ worth of real estate experience to LIVV in addition to a formidable academic curriculum. ‘Trust’ is what Andrea inspires most.

RILEY MCNEFF

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

Riley is all about self-improvement and skill development. She devours books and chases her dreams with a passion – and yours too. A word that jumps out when characterizing Riley is ‘devoted’.

MIKE BERENGUER

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

Mike is the real deal: a real estate professional who lives by his conviction that brick-and-mortar are the bedrock of success. Mike is genuinely excited about the technological advances in construction practices and the forward thinking that goes into contemporary luxury living.

KATHERINE ORPIANO

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

She may be new to real estate, but Katherine shows great promise – and shows all the signs of success. Highly motivated, she is tireless in her pursuit of the best possible deal for her clients. Katherine is ‘strong-willed’ and ready to make her mark at LIVV.

RIMA MARUTYAN

LUXURY HOMES SPECIALIST

A culture-hungry adventurer, Rima sets foot in LIVV with one goal in mind: Exceed clients’ expectations! After all, this passionate expert in hospitality is used to having others’ dreams at heart.