Barry Saywitz


Mr. Saywitz has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry. He has a BA in Economics from UCLA and is a licensed general contractor and graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute. He began his career in the late 1980’s with Grubb & Ellis and then with Howard Ecker & Company in Orange County in 1990. In 1992, Mr. Saywitz became a partner in Howard Ecker & Company and in 1994, he purchased the outstanding stock of the company and changed the name to The Saywitz Company. Today, Mr. Saywitz oversees the management and day-to-day operations of the company in addition to negotiating selected transactions throughout the country.

Robert Ritschel

Senior Vice President

Robert Ritschel is a 20 year veteran of the real estate industry. He has been with The Saywitz Company since 1998 when he began as a Research Associate. Mr. Ritschel has excelled through the ranks of the company over the years serving in many positions including Marketing Associate, Senior Associate, Real Estate Consultant, Vice President and now serves as Senior Vice President of Brokerage.

Andrew Herron

Senior Vice President

Andrew Herron is a 21 year veteran of the Real Estate industry. He has been with The Saywitz Company since 1999 and is a specialist in a variety of tenant representation assignments. Mr. Herron has handled large accounts with over 1,000 offices throughout North America and has negotiated transactions in more than 40 states throughout the country.

Aaron Roberts

Manager Brokerage Services

Aaron Roberts comes to The Saywitz Company with more than 12 years of experience in management and real estate. His role and responsibility at the company is to oversee the brokerage operations which includes the day to day aspects of the brokerage division. Mr. Roberts has an MBA degree from National University and a business degree from California State University, San Marcos. He is also an active member of Sigma Iota Epsilon, a National Honorary and Professional Management Fraternity. He currently resides in Lake Forest with his wife and two daughters. He has been with The Saywitz Company since 2009.

Steve Gooden

Director of Marketing

Mr. Gooden has been with The Saywitz Company since 1995 and has an extensive background in business development and client procurement for The Saywitz Company’s brokerage business throughout the country. Mr. Gooden has more than 20 years experience in sales and marketing and began with the company as a Sales Associate and now serves as Director of Marketing.

Nick Leggieri


Nick Leggieri has joined The Saywitz Company as a Business Development Associate to assist the company in maintaining and expanding its client base throughout Southern California. Nick comes to The Saywitz Company with experience in working for the United States Census Bureau. He is a recent graduate of Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Commerce. He has a vast background in financial accounting, corporate finance and economics. He currently resides in Dana Point and enjoys surfing, free diving, the outdoors and travel.

Dalton Douty


Dalton Douty has joined The Saywitz Company as one of our most recent additions to the brokerage division. Dalton is a lifelong resident of Orange County and currently resides in Huntington Beach. He is a graduate of San Diego State University with multiple degrees in Sociology and Liberal Arts and Life Sciences. Dalton is a decorated NCAA collegiate athlete in baseball and is involved in multiple charities and community organizations such as The Big Brother Program, American Diabetes Association and The Children’s Foundation. He will be involved in all aspects of the business development for the brokerage division of the company. He enjoys outdoor activities, water sports and baseball.

John Cazort


John Cazort comes to The Saywitz Company with a background in real estate, sales and marketing. His previous experience includes business-to-business prospecting for Sunset Financial Group in Los Angeles as well as Community Consultant for Avalon Bay Communities in Los Angeles. He also has experience in corporate accounting and holds a real estate sales license as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. John currently resides in Newport Beach and is a native of Orange County. His role at The Saywitz Company is to assist the brokerage division in expanding its client base throughout the United States and particularly in Southern California. John interfaces with senior executives at the company as well as corporate executives and clients of the firm for our real estate brokerage transactions.