Vicente Escrow is managed by experienced escrow professionals who meet strict licensing requirements and are committed to delivering exceptional service.
One of the most experienced and respected escrow officers on the Westside, Holly Hanks is the Escrow Officer and Manager for Vicente Escrow’s Brentwood office. She entered the escrow business in 1998 and since then has been honored consistently with many awards for her outstanding production and escrow volume.
“I enjoy working with people and helping them to achieve their goals,” says Holly. “Escrow can be a difficult and complicated process, so it’s gratifying when you can help clients close a transaction.”
This requires a high level of expertise, professionalism, commitment to service and outstanding attention to detail. Holly is focused on every transaction to ensure it is as smooth as possible and that nothing is missed. In her field, absolute accuracy is vital.
Holly got her start working in the accounting business. Personable and outgoing, she soon found her way into real estate, working as a listing coordinator and office administrator. This real estate background has helped her to understand and experience the process from beginning to end, looking at all the different sides of a transaction.
Vicente Escrow’s Brentwood office opened in 2010 with the mission of creating long term relationships through high quality escrow services for the professional real estate community and the public. Like Holly, the firm is committed to customer service, client satisfaction, continuing education and fraud prevention; providing superior service to clients throughout Los Angeles with a focus on technology and seamless transactions.
Ryan Yoshimoto started his escrow career on the Westside in 2004, bringing twelve years of experience to Vicente Escrow. He's been part of an escrow team that has received multiple annual production awards, and has received several customer service awards himself during his tenure. Ryan's extensive experience with Los Angeles real estate has allowed him to build and maintain lasting relationships with agents, buyers/sellers, loan officers, title units, and various other industry entities. He specializes in single-family and multi-family residential homes, co-ops, short sales, residential refinance, 1031 tax deferred exchanges, and commercial transactions.
Ryan is committed to treating all clients with respect and professionalism, acknowledging their individual needs and expectations. He understands that each transaction is personal to the parties and prides himself in the understanding that customer service, knowledge of both the escrow process and industry regulations, and the development of relationships are the keys to a successful escrow.
Ryan grew up in the Central Valley and attended college at UCLA where he worked at the athletics department, which has fueled his affinity for Bruin athletics. An avid L.A. sports fan, Ryan is a season ticket holder for L.A. Galaxy Soccer games, and can be found at L.A. Clippers and Kings games in his free time as well.
Escrow Officer - Pacific Palisades
Gina Padilla comes to Vicente Escrow with over 25 years of experience in the Escrow and Real Estate industry. She has handled a variety of escrow transactions ranging from residential refinances to large national commercial transactions. Gina has worked closely with Business Manager’s, Attorney’s and Investors. Most of her experience has been in the areas of Pacific Palisades and Beverly Hills.
In addition to her escrow experience, she holds a California Real Estate License and keeps it current through continuing education. Gina takes pride in her work and offers the highest level of customer service. One of her most valuable traits is the ability to remain calm in stressful situations, which carries through to all parties involved in the escrow transaction.
Gina is a Los Angeles native and Venice High School alumni. She is married with two children in the Culver City School District where she has been an active board member of the Culver City PTA for the past 10 years.