Syd Leibovitch is the owner and founder of Rodeo Realty, Inc. and a veteran real estate broker himself. Syd studied economics and banking, and began selling real estate at age 23 while an NCAA track star at UCLA. He was a top selling Realtor in the area by the time he was 25 and opened his company that same year in 1986. Today, Syd has built Rodeo Realty, Inc. into the largest single-owner real estate firm in California and one of the largest in the country. The company now has twelve offices throughout Los Angeles and Ventura counties and more than 1,000 licensed Realtors. Syd also owns established mortgage and escrow companies and is regularly interviewed on topics relating to the mortgage meltdown, home sales and prices. He is a popular expert witness and a reliable source consulted by the media for his expertise as a qualified leader in the real estate and mortgage industries.