May, with its vibrant festivities and the blossoming of nature, serves as a fitting backdrop to the dynamic journey of the featured broker of the month. Transitioning from the lucrative hotel management to the thriving realm of real estate brokerage, each step has woven into her narrative of success. Graduated with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration in 2003 from the prestigious University of the Philippines at Diliman, her academic prowess was evident early on, marked by achievements such as being a class valedictorian and recipient of esteemed awards like the Gerry Roxas Leadership Award at Holy Cross College in Nueva Ecija.

Her professional journey took flight with roles in Heritage Hotel Manila and Holiday Inn Atrium in Singapore, where she excelled as a reservations agent and later as a top performer in sales. Subsequently, her tenure as a Senior Reservation Sales Agent at New World Hotel further honed her skills in customer relations and salesmanship. She became Top 1 Seller and Property Specialist of the Year and received the most coveted award as President’s Circle Awardee for 2013 for booking Php 40M sales. This foundation laid the groundwork for her seamless transition into the real estate industry in 2014, where she started as a Senior Property Specialist at Avida Land Corp. This landed her in the international real estate market in Dubai, UAE in 2015. She was awarded Top 2 Property Specialist and Top 1 Seller for Office Space Projects.

Driven by a thirst for knowledge and a passion for excellence, she obtained her real estate broker license in 2015 and solidified her commitment to the profession by becoming a member of the Real Estate Broker Association of the Philippines (REBAP) – Bonifacio Global City. Her affiliation with prominent project developers, such as Ayala Land Premier, Avida, Alveo, DMCI, SMDC, Camella Homes, Megaworld, Robinsons Land, and Federal Land underscores her standing as a respected broker in the industry.

Aside from these, she is also engaged as a part-time English tutor in Engoo since 2022, and a franchisee of Sumo Takoyaki Food at Robinsons Townville in Cabanatuan City since 2020.

Friends in the industry, CRB MA. LOURDES MANGUBAT-ANGELES is our featured polyskill broker that combines her real estate broker skills with digital marketing, interpersonal and excellent communication skills, computer technology skills, and hotel operating systems skills.





April symbolizes the transition from cold to warm weather. It represents the awakening of nature, with blossoming flowers and warmer weather bringing a sense of rejuvenation. Thus, our featured broker for this month epitomizes the promise of optimism and the beauty of change. She is a trailblazer in both technology and real estate. Her journey is a testament to her unwavering dedication and remarkable versatility. She embarked on her professional journey after graduating with a degree in BS Computer Science from the Philippine Christian University in 1999. She kicked off her career as a Y2K Specialist at Smart Communication, Inc., where her technical acumen and problem-solving skills were quickly recognized, leading to roles as a Systems Developer and later as a Systems Administrator at Asia Brewery. In 2007, she transitioned to Accenture-Philippines, where she honed her skills as an Analyst Programmer.

Driven by her passion for real estate, she made a career pivot in 2009, joining DMCI Homes as an In-house Property Consultant. It was here that she discovered her true calling, excelling in sales and forging lasting relationships with clients. Her exemplary performance led to rapid advancement within the company, culminating in her current role as an In-house Broker. Her achievements in the real estate industry are nothing short of impressive. As a consistent “elite” Sales Manager, she has consistently surpassed sales targets, exceeding 100 units in total sales per year. Her reputation for excellence has earned her accreditation as a Broker in numerous esteemed developers, including Avida Land, Amaia Land, Alveo, and many others, in addition to her mother developer, DMCI, Inc. Beyond her professional accomplishments, she is deeply involved in community engagement and creative pursuits.

As an elected Board of Director at Mahogany Place Homeowners she plays an active role in fostering community cohesion and documenting significant events. Furthermore, her talents extend into the photography, videography, and content creation, where she showcases her artistic flair and attention to detail.

Friends in the real Estate Industry, CRB Grace Cabatana is an epitome of excellence in both technology and real estate. Please join us in celebrating her remarkable achievements as she continues to make a profound impact in the real estate industry and beyond.





Stepping into the vibrant month of March is our featured broker, CRB ANN KATHERINE VENTURA. March isn’t just a month; it’s a symphony of growth, and spiritual significance, and Ann embodies that spirit impeccably.

A 2002 graduate of Bachelor of Science in Commerce Economics Major from the University of Santo Tomas, Ann’s journey took a fascinating turn when she pursued her passion for real estate at Cesar Santos Real Estate Academy in 2013. She’s not just a real estate enthusiast; she’s a maestro in the field.

She isn’t just educated; she’s a well-versed virtuoso with impressive licenses – Civil Service Eligibility Examination (2003), Professional Teachers Examination (2005), Real Estate Brokers Examination (2008), and Real Estate Appraisers Examination (2013).
Her work experience is a testament to her diverse talents – from Customer Service Associate at Etelecare Global Solutions to Teacher 1 at STI Academy-Malolos, and then as Administrative Officer II (HRMO 1) at the City Government of Malolos.

In the realm of real estate, Ann embarked on her private practice as a Real Estate Appraiser in 2022 and also stepped into the world of Project Selling as a part-timer at IPM Marketing Group Realty. Her journey continues, a saga of passion and dedication.
But Ann is more than a real estate virtuoso; she’s a multi-skilled powerhouse. With expertise in customer service, problem-solving, writing, and communication, coupled with proficiency in Google Workspace and Microsoft Office, she’s a dynamic force in the industry.

Dear colleagues, in the melody of March, let’s applaud Ann – an energetic virtuoso ready to dazzle the real estate stage with her talents and skills.






Is the Managing Director of MERLCENA  He has more than nine (9) years leadership, technical & consultancy experiences in the legal and real estate industries.

He is a former Director IV of the Department of Human Settlements & Urban Development and Assistant Vice-President for Land Acquisition & Solutions of Aboitiz Renewables, Inc.

He is a licensed real estate broker, a licensed real estate appraiser, a licensed real estate consultant, an Attorney-at-Law and a Notary Public.

He is also teaching real estate management in iAcademy, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Manila, Philippine Christian University and Adamson University.

He is consultant to several real estate developers with projects in Rizal, Boracay, Palawan, Manila Entertainment City, as well as Chinese and Japanese contractors and brokerage firms.

We proudly introduce CRB ROLANDO B. PAGTOLON-AN.





We have the honor of welcoming a true inspiration. She is a woman who has defied the odds, pushed past adversities, and emerged as one of the shining examples of what it means to be a Lady of Success.

Born into humble a beginnings, she had no idea of what path to take ahead of her. However, because of persistence and strong sense of determination, she set out to create her own destiny. Armed with ambition and a relentless drive to succeed, she forged ahead.

She earned her bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in 2008 and worked as a Property Specialist in a reputable developer company right after her graduation. She consistently met her sales targets in that field. She ventured into the entertainment business, showcasing her talent as a Theatre Performer and honing her marketing skills as a Marketing Associate.

Despite the pandemic’s adverse effects, she turned things around. She chose to pursue a degree in BS REM at the Lyceum of Alabang, where she obtained multiple awards even before graduation. She also became a Junior Real Estate Service Professional Ambassador. And if that weren’t impressive enough, she successfully passed the real estate appraisers licensure exam, ranking 8th, and the licensure examination for brokers ranking 10th, proving her unwavering commitment to excellence. With her remarkable achievements, her review center, TD Real Properties, Now, ALPHA Real Estate Review Center saw her full potential, hiring her as one of their esteemed lecturer. Glaisa is also currently pursuing a post graduate degree in Real Estate Degree in Philippine Christian University.

Ladies and gentlemen, we are pleased to introduce a true real estate rockstar and a 2x PRC board top-notcher….






Our distinguished broker for December is CRB Vanessa Bustamante Manlangit, a licensed real estate broker and appraiser with a robust academic background. She commenced her educational journey with a BS in Psychology from Far Eastern University in 2006, followed by a BS in Real Estate Management at Trinity University of Asia in 2021.

Vanessa’s professional journey began as a Marketing Executive at Adlib Productions Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) from 2008 to 2009. During her tenure, she made significant contributions to the marketing efforts of a Japanese publishing company. Notably, she promoted Nanyo Elite Lifestyle magazine and Aré Koré, a Singapore guide focusing on hotels, restaurants, and travel across the Asia Pacific.

Subsequently, she ventured into property investment management at Alveo Land Corporation from 2014 to 2017, where she played a pivotal role in boosting sales through effective marketing and sales strategies. From 2018 to 2020, Vanessa served as a property investment consultant at Ayala Land Sales Inc. Following her departure from Ayala Land in 2020, she has been now an independent broker.

With a wealth of 9 years of experience in the industry, Vanessa is well-versed in the latest market trends and possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies of the real estate market. Her prowess lies in negotiating the best deals for her clients and navigating complex real estate agreements. Recognized for her organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong communication abilities, CRB Vanessa Bustamante Manlangit is your go-to professional for all your real estate needs.