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Mario Collura

Owner and Licensed Broker, Tri-West Real Estate

(800) 423-6377 or (310) 823-7552
13353 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California, USA 90066

Mario Collura, President and Broker of TRI West, entered the timeshare industry as one of the developers at The Whaler in Maui, Hawaii in 1979. During the next few years he was also a sub-broker for a number of timeshare projects in CA, HI, and Mexico.

Since 1981 he has concentrated his efforts on helping to create a viable secondary market for the resales and rentals of timeshare properties.

Collura is the author of "Mario's Tips" and is frequently quoted in national media, including: Consumer Digest, Consumer Reports, Dollar $ense, Forbes and Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. His "Tips", along with the other educational tools developed by TRI WEST, provide the basis for educating the consumer about timeshares and ultimately creating a mature secondary market for the timeshare industry.

Mario earned a BSEE from Case Western Reserve University and has conducted graduate work toward an MBA Degree at UCLA. He is licensed in California as a general contractor, and as a real estate broker in the states of Arizona, California and Nevada. He has been a guest speaker on the subject of Timeshare Resales and Rentals at conventions of both the California Association of Realtors and ARDA, as well as many resort and management homeowner association meetings. He also served as an expert witness to testify regarding the value of timeshare property for California, Florida, and Federal court cases.

TRI West is a licensed real estate broker specializing in the resale and rental of Residence Club properties at Four Seasons Residence Club at Aviara in Carlsbad California and at Scottsdale Troon North in Arizona. Mario Collura, President of TRI West, was a Preferred Resale Broker from 2003 to 2008

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