About Our Brokers

Our Broker, Ron Russell has been a licensed Real Estate Broker since 1991 and has 25 years of leadership, knowledge and experience. Beginning in 1991 with CENTURY 21® Paradigm, which he merged with CENTURY 21® Homes First in 2006 to create CENTURY 21® United Brokers, Ron’s excellent reputation for integrity has drawn Agents and Brokers from all over San Diego county to work with him.

Educated at the University of Colorado and the University of New Mexico, Ron has 14 years of experience as a Real Estate Educator. Former Grievance Committee Member – San Diego Board of REALTORS®, Former President – CENTURY 21® Broker’s Council and Former National NBCC Representative. Ron Russell has made a lifelong commitment to upholding the highest standards and ethics in San Diego’s REALTOR® Associations.

CENTURY 21® 1st Choice Realty has become an Affiliated Office with CENTURY 21® United Brokers and Ron now supports over 145 Agents and Brokers across 3 locations in San Diego with his considerable Real Estate background.  With a proven track record of dedicated service to both his employees and clients, Ron Russell and the affiliated offices that he serves have been bestowed numerous awards for both production and service quality. 



Vincent Renda is a Broker with CENTURY 21 1st Choice Realty in San Diego. He has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 2005. Mr. Renda is also licensed attorney in the states of California, New York and Texas. He received his law degree from the University of San Diego, School of Law (J.D., December, 2000) and his undergraduate degree from California State University, Chico (B.S., May, 1998). Mr. Renda proudly serves as a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserves as an Assistant Judge Advocate General.

Mr. Renda has vast experience in all kinds of real estate and legal transactions. He also has in-depth knowledge of market conditions and financial issues. This knowledge and experience coupled with an unwavering commitment to help his clients and agents achieve their real estate goals makes him uniquely qualified as a broker with CENTURY 21 1st Choice Realty. Mr. Renda's dedication to community includes his role as a founding board member of Miracle Babies - an established San Diego charity which provides financial assistance to families with babies born in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (“NICU”).

A resident of San Diego's North County Mr. Renda has knowledgeable agents serving all San Diego County and the Nationwide & International CENTURY 21 referral network to call on in order to insure that CENTURY 21 1st Choice Realty's clients find the agent best suited to their needs.