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Ryan Iwanaga

Executive Vice President and Co-Founder

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214 Los Gatos-Saratoga Road , Los Gatos, California 95030
CalBRE # 01227143


As a fourth generation Santa Clara county resident, Ryan Iwanaga acts as Sereno Group's Executive Vice President. Iwanaga has been a real estate veteran for 20 years, beginning his career at Century 21-Seville Contempo Los Gatos in 1997. Iwanaga is honored to be one of Sereno Group’s owners and principal founders, along with childhood and best friend, Chris Trapani.

Both Trapani and Iwanaga are fulfilling their longtime goal of creating a real estate brokerage that echoes the valley's rich real estate history while also embracing the area's progressive technology-based culture. Prior to entering real estate, Iwanaga was a doctoral candidate in English at The University of Houston. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a Master of Fine Arts in English from the University of Oregon. Iwanaga graduated from Saratoga High School in 1984 and coached in the high school's football program for several years both as an assistant and Head Coach. He remains actively involved with the high school and presents a yearly scholarship to a graduating senior.

Outside of his commitments at Sereno Group, Iwanaga enjoys participating in triathlons and completed Ironman Wisconsin in 2005 and 2010 and Ironman Coeur d'Alene in 2007. One of his long-term fitness goals is to complete each of the seven Ironman North America events and hopes to challenge himself one day at Ironman Hawaii.Iwanaga lives in Los Gatos with his wife, Meena, and daughter, Keats, and son, Monroe.