Our Group

Hacienda Leon is a group of Real Estate Professionals with over 30 years of industry experience combined.

Hacienda Leon is a real estate agency servicing San Antonio, Coastal Bend and the Rio Grande Valley with commercial and residential experience. The Hacienda Leon Real Estate Group is a member of the San Antonio Board of Realtors, Greater McAllen Association of Realtors, Corpus Christi Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. The Hacienda Leon Real Estate Group specializes and offers a full range of services including residential sales, investments, commercial, multi-family, farm/ranch and raw land transactions. The team is supported by computer technology and cutting edge marketing tools.

About Rhonda Ramirez Salinas Broker San Antonio/Boerne

About JD Salinas Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

About Edna Ivett Gonzalez Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

About Trisha Marie Scott Realtor Rio Grande Valley

About Melissa Avila Realtor Rio Grande Valley

About Karen Morales Realtor San Antonio

About Veronica Ryan Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

About Rhonda Ramirez Salinas Broker San Antonio/Boerne

Born in McAllen, Texas, Rhonda graduated from PSJA High School. She received a Bachelors Degree from Texas State University and a Masters Degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. After working in the Public Education system as a teacher and school counselor, Rhonda attained her real estate license in 2001, her GRI designation in 2003 and in 2005 became a Real Estate Broker.

In 2012, Rhonda moved to Fair Oaks Ranch/Boerne with her family to enjoy the beautiful Hill Country. In 2018, the pull of the beautiful "Magic Valley" and family brought her back to the Rio Grande Valley. Rhonda has always said she has one foot and half her heart in San Antonio and one foot and half her heart in the Rio Grande Valley. With strong ties in both San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley and Real Estate expertise in both markets, Rhonda and her group of elite Realtors have offices in San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley where they provide service to the City of San Antonio, Hill Country, and the entire Rio Grande Valley.

Rhonda loves people and has a passion for striving to be the very best at what she does. Her attention to detail, staying up-to-date on the newest trends and technology, and ensuring each Real Estate transaction is as seamless as possible for her clients are her goals.

“Great customer service, and personal integrity, is what it's all about”

About Melissa Avila Realtor Rio Grande Valley

Melissa was born in Edinburg, Texas where she was raised in the rural ranch area of San Manuel. Melissa graduated as a proud Bobcat from Edinburg High School and then moved to San Antonio in 1990. In San Antonio, Melissa enjoyed twenty plus years in the banking industry as she worked herself up the ladder from a teller to various management positions including Assistant Vice President. During her banking career Melissa assisted her customers in consumer as well as commercial lending.

In 2007, Melissa retired from banking and went to work for a well-known General Contractor for seven years where she was exposed and assisted in Commercial as well as Multi-family construction projects.

One of Melissa's passions is home reorganization and staging, which will be a benefit for her clients as she assists them in preparation for the sale of their homes.

Melissa is a wife and mother of three and recently relocated to the Rio Grande Valley to the city of McAllen along with her husband and son. Both of her daughters reside in San Antonio TX. Melissa enjoys family time, volunteering at her son's school, event planning, as well as participating in charity events. She is looking forward to this new chapter in her life where she will embark on a new career as a Realtor and will provide quality customer service with loyalty. She is also looking forward to building lasting relationships along the way as she assists people with one of the most important decisions in their life, purchasing their homes.

About Edna Ivett Gonzalez Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

Edna was born in Dallas, TX and raised in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas Mexico. She obtained a Bachelor Degree of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the Universidad Autonoma de Tamps. Edna’s career portfolio includes more than 15 years in the South Texas Banking Industry. She also worked for a non-profit organization named Lift Fund as a Business Advisor, which helped local small business owners.

As a Business Advisor, she had monthly Univision televised segments to reach out to the local market. During her professional banking career, Edna was part of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Laredo, the Laredo Rotary Club and Junior Achievement of South Texas. Her latest endeavor was as a volunteer with the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA in San Antonio, TX.

As a member of the San Antonio Board of Realtors and with her international background/know how, Edna can make both English/Spanish transactions seamless.

About Veronica Ryan Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

Veronica retired from a successful career in Federal Government where she had the opportunity to reside in four different states including the District of Columbia and most recently Texas. Veronica enjoys working and helping people and her experience in leadership positions and strong work ethics make her a perfect team member for Hacienda Leon Real Estate Group.

Veronica and her family reside in Boerne where she is an active volunteer at the local church and her children's schools.

About Karen Morales Realtor San Antonio

Karen is originally from Mexico City and since 2010, she has been a resident of San Antonio, Texas. After earning her bachelor degree in Marketing from the Tecnologico de Monterrey (“ITESM-CEM”), she founded Kluster Image, a marketing boutique based in Mexico City that served Fortune 500 companies in matters related with graphic design, industrial design, point of purchase (POP) materials, stands, displays, and branding.

Recently, she became the first Latin American woman officially certified as a Konmari Professional Consultant for organizing and tidying, which has been incorporated in her portfolio of services.

Upon earning a diploma in interior design, and later becoming a certified stager and color expert, she began to explore ways to help other families to create and design their own personal haven. With this purpose in mind, Karen founded Pink Moca, a “one-stop” consulting service firm specialized in offering personalized décor, and organizing services for homes and businesses in both Mexico and in the U.S.

Karen’s drive and orientation has always been to provide a top-quality and personalized service to her clients. This has led her to become a Member of the San Antonio Board of Realtors to serve both foreign and domestic customers seeking to find the perfect place for their families in the San Antonio Area.

About Trisha Marie Scott Realtor Rio Grande Valley

Trisha Marie Scott was born outside of Chicago and moved to Mission, Texas when she was six years old. After graduating from Mission High School in 1994, Trisha began to live in McAllen, Texas where she is currently raising her two sons.

She was the co-founder of a non-profit organization, Big Dreams Foundation, whose focus was to assist the special needs population. One of Trisha’s passions is to advocate in her community for children with special needs.

As well as her advocacy work, Trisha enjoys volunteering. She has served on numerous boards: Keep McAllen Beautiful Advisory Board, McAllen Friends of the Library Advisory Board, and is currently serving on the McAllen Parks and Rec Advisory Board and Rio Grande Valley Literacy Board. Trisha is an alumni of Class XXVII Leadership McAllen.

It is evident Trisha has a passion for service and giving back to the community. As a Realtor, she is committed to every client and will do her best to ensure a smooth transaction from start to finish.

About JD Salinas Realtor San Antonio/Boerne

JD is employed by ATT as Director of External Affairs where he enjoys being involved and giving back to the community as well as assisting with legislative advocacy at the regional, state and municipal levels for San Antonio and South/West Texas. Prior to joining AT&T JD was appointed by President Obama as Regional Administrator of the General Services Administration. In this position which he held until 2012, Salinas oversaw all GSA activities in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico and was responsible for 1,350 government buildings. Prior to his appointment he served as County Judge of Hidalgo County, Texas where he led more than 3,000 employees.

JD is active in the community and currently sits on numerous boards: Rio Grande Valley Partnership, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, Texas Border Coalition, TEEKS, Texas A&M Foundation to name a few. His hard work is evident in everything he does and in June 2018 he was named Corporate Executive of the Year for the City of San Antonio by the SAHCC.

Those who know JD well, know he is a proud father of five: Victoria, AJ, Gabriella, Gianna and Arturo. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University and a Master of Public Administration from UT Pan American in Edinburg, TX.

JD has always enjoyed investing in Real Estate and assisting his wife Rhonda Salinas, Broker of Hacienda Leon Real Estate Group with Real Estate. He often jokes he is "her chauffeur and assistant" so it was a natural progression for JD to attain his Real Estate License.

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