Since Safeguard Realty Management, Inc was founded in 1991 by Thomas D. Gagliano and Ivan F. Villarruel, it has quickly grown in size and recognition. Safeguard is a fully integrated real estate property management, brokerage and advisory firm dedicated to assisting clients ranging from individuals to institutional investors. During this time, SRM has managed and advised on properties in excess of 10 million square feet and valued at more than one billion dollars. Since Safeguard's inception, it has been selected as advisor by various institutions for investments, loan workouts, foreclosures, property leasing, property sales, and asset valuation. Moreover, Safeguard has been appointed receiver by bankruptcy courts numerous times for the management and resolution of properties in foreclosure.