Steve Hren was born in Los Angeles and was raised in San Diego County. At an early age his parents recognized his gift for sales and continued to compliment & encourage him his entire life. Steve also had a natural ability to play drums. When he was a teenager he joined his older brother’s 3 piece band, singing and playing drums regularly for 15 years.
Steve left the band to embark on his 1st of many entrepreneurial businesses in 1977 by owning two Retail Spa Stores. Steve earned his insurance license in San Diego but in 1987 he and his teenage daughter moved to Los Angeles soon after he had proposed to Michele and they married in early 1988.
Steve was fortunate to be hired my First American Title Company of LA in 1988. Steve quickly became #1 in his San Fernando Valley territory for closed volume and remained #1 when he began working for Equity Title in 2000. While maintaining #1 in Title for 20 years he embarked on creating a few other businesses as an economic safety net for his growing family. His successful Mortgage Company, High Tech Funding, opened in 1997. His partner and Steve’s wife worked the company by day and Steve worked nights and weekends. After 7 great years he sold it to his partner. In 2002 Steve and a working partner bought a Toll House Cafe which they soon expanded to 2 stores and then sold them both 3 years later.
Steve was introduced to a development opportunity in Costa Rica and shared the investment opportunity with others from 2005- 2007. In 2008 Steve left Real Estate for a while to manage properties in CR to protect the investments made by friends and family. Currently, the project is being sold.
Steve and Michele have been married for 23 years and have resided in Thousand Oaks since 1994. Michele performed with Steve his last year in music in 1977 and continued for many years. Today she sings and records her music for pleasure. She is a real estate broker in the Conejo Valley. Steve’s daughter is married with 2 kids and has worked her way up through CVS for 19 years. Michael, currently working for Union Bank, is majoring in Business at CSU Long Beach where he plans to pursue a career in finance and Jessica is a Musical Theatre major with continued success in musicals, dance and speech competitions. Steve still enjoys playing the drums and listening to music, playing golf with friends, taking long walks, traveling, dabbling in the stock market and spending quality time with his family.
He covers the territories of Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, and Hawaii, specifically focusing development efforts in Los Angeles County, San Fernando Valley, Glendale, Santa Monica, Santa Ana, Fountain Valley,Irvine, Santa Clarita, Orange, Corona, Anaheim, Culver City, Costa Mesa, San Bernadino County, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Riverside, Ontario,Ventua County, Simi valley, Camirillo, Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, San Diego County, San Marcos, Escocdido, Encintas, Carlsbad, El Cajon, La Mesa, Mira Mesa, Down Town SD, Murrieta, Las Vegas, Navada, Clark County, Henderson, North Las Vegas, South Las Vegas, Summerland, Albuquerque, Hilo, Honolulu, Maui, Chandler, Flagstaff, Glendale, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, and Tucson.