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About Royale Real Estate

Meet Our Team

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Featured Agents

Gabriel Franco

Broker/ Owner

License Number: 01443897

Gabriel Franco is a passionate real estate professional who values the client relationship above all else. He is praised most often by his clients for his integrity, competency, top negotiation skills and market savvy. Whether buying or selling, Gabriel Franco will provide you the special attention you expect and you can count on him to exceed your expectations. As a local, full-time professional since 2004, Gabriel is an expert in helping you find the right communities that enable you to experience your dream desert lifestyle while building wealth through your investment property. In building one of the leading vacation rental companies in the desert valley, he offers his clients a unique advantage by helping them achieve the lifestyle they desire with superior value and turn-key peace of mind. Gabriel, along with his wife and three girls, reside in La Quinta. When not selling real estate, Gabriel enjoys golfing, loves spending time with family and is passionate about giving back to his community and serving those in need by volunteering at his local church.

Terri Lee Ryan

Office Manager

License Number: 01996191

Terri has twenty-five years experience in commercial and residential real estate in sales, investment, marketing and development in Illinois and California. As a former Palm Springs hotel proprietor and a home owner for twenty years, she has extensive knowledge of the Greater Palm Springs residential and commercial markets. She has sold most types of real estate from the Greater Palms Springs area, Coachella Valley, and the Yucca Valley/Joshua Tree markets. Currently, she is the Office Manager at Royale Real Estate where she is responsible for managing, recruiting, coaching and expanding the Royale Real Estate brand.

Tony Herrera

REALTOR/ Trainer

License Number: 01464935

Tony Herrera is a desert native who began his career in the fine dining service industry and built an exceptional skill set for customer service, consistently meeting the needs of those he interacted with. Driven to excel and always exceeding expectations, he quickly ascended to a management position for several fine dining establishments. With his passion for providing stellar customer service and a strong desire to help people, Tony pursued a career in residential real estate and in 2005, achieved his California real estate salesperson’s license. Shortly after launching his real estate career in new home sales, Tony moved up the ranks and became a top-selling, new home consultant for a renowned national home builder in the desert. In addition to Tony’s expertise in providing top-notch customer service, Tony’s experience in real estate also includes, office and property management, where he managed many offices and property portfolios for prominent, local real estate companies. Tony brings his uniquely talented skill set, winning personality and ambition to Royale Real Estate. Tony’s like-minded vision, core values and mission, make him an ideal fit for this unique brokerage which pride themselves on integrity and the love they have for people.

Tim Flynn


License Number: 01436372

Tim Flynn is an out-of-the-box thinker and producer. He once took a fifteen cent investment and turned it into a five and a half million dollar mega deal in less than a year! He understands how to put investments, deals, buyers and sellers together. He also knows what it takes to bring a dream to reality. Tim Flynn spent the first half of his professional carrier in radio and television. As the owner/founder of Broadcast Satellite International, Tim bought and sold "Real Estate in the Sky". With broadcasters and networks around the world including all the American networks, BSI provided the satellite time for news, sports, and special events. Tim has also produced or directed over 1000 television programs and live broadcast events from the United States, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and South America. Tim brought his "Real Estate in the Sky" back to earth and believes that the Coachella Valley is one of the best investments in the world! The diversity of the valley and its closeness to major cities and recreational destinations make it the perfect place to live and invest. From commercial properties and leases, buying/selling, or the long term lease of a family home - this is the place to be! With about 20 years experience in the Valley, Tim knows how to get the deal done. Both his father and son-in-law have also been realtors. Tim lives in La Quinta with his wife and has two grown children.

MaryLisa Currie


License Number: DRE#02137080

Having been born and raised in Palm Springs, MaryLisa is a true “local”, with expertise and knowledge of the desert area. Her family moved here in the 1920’s, so her roots are deep in this valley. She has been in Real Estate for 20 years and has a passion for desert living. Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, condo or investment property, let her help you through the process.

Jeri Rice


License Number: 02143288

I have worn many "Hats" in my career. I began in "Luxury Fashion", opening my first retail establishment in downtown Seattle -1982. By 1984, I worked along side the founders of the German fashion house, Escada, Margaretha and Wolfgang Ley, to open and operate Escada's first retail store in the U.S, (Second in the world). For the next 18 years, my business continued as Escada's exclusive distributor in the Northwest and Utah along with representing many other top clothing designers in my four retail establishments. A combined eye for luxury and an understanding of the growing local Real Estate market, began my investment and design business into luxury properties. In January, 2022, I became a licensed real estate agent with Coldwell Banker in Palm Springs. In following the trends in the local market, I have recently moved to Royale Real Estate, a real estate firm, focused on Sales- Investment -Vacation Rental and management, a niche that fit the requests I was hearing from my clients. I am now located right in the heart of old town La Quinta! Think of me when you or your clients are thinking of real estate in the desert, a one stop boutique shopping experience with Realtor, Jeri Rice and of course, I will give you the Royale treatment.

Billie Jo Ramirez


License Number: 02067506

Originally from Virginia, Billie Jo moved to Southern California in her teens and eventually made the move to the Coachella Valley in 2006. As a property owner in the desert and in the local mountain community you can count on her knowledge to help you achieve your dreams. Honesty and integrity are what she strives for in her business and personal life. Her previous work as office manager has allowed her to learn the value of time management and organization. She is able to act under pressure and meet deadlines with ease. She is married to a gifted general contractor who specializes in remodels and renovations to help her clients turn their purchases into valuable investments. If you are looking for your desert oasis or mountain retreat, give her a call today!

Mariela Ulloa


License Number: 02153464

Mariela Ulloa is a bilingual professional originally from Mexico. She has been a Coachella Valley resident since 1986. Working the past several years as a property manager assistant coordinating rentals and remodels, which led her to becoming a real estate agent. Mariela is eager to assist you with your home buying and selling needs as a proud REALTOR with Royale Real Estate. She carries the value of hard work, integrity and outstanding client service into everything she does. Prior to her real estate experience, Mariela worked in the luxury hospitality industry, where she has always gone above and beyond to exceed customers expectations. When Mariela isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for her clients, she enjoys golf, cooking, and spending time with her family.

Rodrigo Ramirez


License Number: 02155708

Rodrigo Ramirez Jr. is a local REALTOR born in the city of Indio, California. He enjoys working out, riding his bicycle down La Quinta Cove, meeting new people and helping others in need. He graduated from California State University Fullerton with a Bachelor's in Sociology in 2011. Rodrigo has excelled in various industries such as Business Management, Hospitality Industry, Business to Business Sales, Marketing and Advertisement. He loves to spend time with his family and friends but is never too busy to respond to your calls or texts.
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