Riviera Real Estate, Inc.



M. Lawrence Kopp, MSRE
Vice President
CA DRE Broker Lic. # 1353138

About Us

William L. Strong, MBA
Managing Broker
CA DRE Broker Lic. # 1802223
Corporate ID # 1967922

  • 14+ years of Commercial Real Estate experience

  • Experienced in dealing with all types of businesses 

  • Utilizing my previous experience to be 100% focused on the tenants needs

  • Office, Retail, Medical Office, and Industrial transaction experience

I am a licensed Broker in the State of CA, not a salesperson.  I have the highest real estate designation awarded by the state of California. 

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Board Member of the University of San Diego Real Estate Alumni Association - active Mentor to undergrad students

Partial Client list:


Finance of America Mortgage

Flour Enterprises

Gas Buddy


State Farm



Dozens of MDs and PhDs

6 different Defense Contractors

MBA       (University of San Diego '10)
MSRE     (University of San Diego '09)
BA         (University of Colorado '03)

In process of receiving CCIM and SIOR designations


Lawrence joins Riviera Real Estate after working in commercial real estate brokerage and research for 16 years. Prior to joining Riviera, Lawrence was an associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT and previously an Associate Vice President at NAI San Diego. Lawrence is also a former Research Director at CBRE and the CoStar Group. Lawrence received a Master’s of Science in Real Estate from the University of San Diego in 2010 and is a graduate of the University of Arizona. He has worked as a consultant with the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego and is currently a Board Member for the USD Real Estate Alumni Association Board.

 "We are excited to have Lawrence join our successful team at Riviera Real estate. Lawrence’s background in market analysis, underwriting, negotiations and brokerage will be a great asset to our company and clients,” said Will Strong.

 A native of Solana Beach, California, Lawrence also manages business operations for a family owned real estate business. He is also is actively involved in local organizations including the Honorary Deputy Sherriff’s Association and San Diego Crime Commission.