About Us

Riviera Real Estate, Inc.


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.

M. Lawrence Kopp, MSRE
Vice President

CA DRE Broker Lic. # 1353138

Angelo La Bruna



CA DRE Salesperson Lic. # 1991625

Angelo La Bruna joins Riviera Real Estate after playing three seasons of professional baseball with the Washington Nationals organization.  Prior to being drafted by the Nationals in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, he attended Duke University and the University of Southern California where he earned ACC All-Academic Team and Pac-12Academic Second Team honors.  Angelo graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

He brings prior experience from Architectural Interior Resource,where he managed projects and provided clients with creative solutions for utilization of space and future expansion needs.  Working closely with various subcontractors, Angelo understands the importance of space planning, which allows him to serve the commercial real estate needs of his clients.

William L. Strong, MBA
Managing Broker

CA DRE Broker Lic. # 1802223
Corporate ID # 1967922

  • 16+ 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:

Achilles Coffee Roasters

Apex Fitness



D.R. Horton

Finance of America Mortgage

Flatiron Construction

Flour Enterprises

Gas Buddy

Orange Coast Title


Planck Aerosystems

State Farm



Dozens of MDs and PhDs

8 different Defense Contractors

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