Top 1% Producer– Mega Agent

Luxury International Division|MAPS Coaching

Licensed Realtor in CA since 2004(17+ years)

In Palm Springs since 2005 (16+ years)

MBA in BusinessUC-R,BFA in DesignCCA-SF,BAinBusiness
(Abroad),AA in Architecture(Abroad)

REALTOR, Real Estate Sales License, Real Estate Appraiser

Closed Transactions: Almost400homes SOLD (almost 50 in 2020)

Closed Volume: Over $300 MILLION

Areas of Expertise: Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta


Achieving clients’ real estate goals is about more than guiding transactions to successful closes for THE LEONARDO GROUP- it's also about positively impacting peoples’ lives and creating abundance around them. They achieve stellar results through outstanding client service, targeted marketing strategies, and collaboration with ethical and creative colleagues. As partners & principals in THE LEONARDO GROUP, both Leonardo Montenegro and Marcio Baggio, have earned recognition as a Top 1% agent in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley for over 15 years. They have been featured in several publications including Palm Springs Life, LA Curbed, Daily Mail UK, Eichler Network, American Luxury, NBC Los Angeles, Chron News, Locale Magazine, just to name a few. They have closed almost 400 transactions totaling over $300 million, including near 50 sales in 2020. Their continuous success comes from their competence and the trust they have from their repeated clients (what they call 4th and 5th generation clientele). THE LEONARDO GROUP is formed by a team of talented professionals and licensed Agents including an Executive Assistant/Client Manager, a Transaction Coordinator, and Sales Agents. They pride themselves on great communication by keeping clients updated throughout the entire process, andfor providing a luxury experience to all their clients.


After living abroad, they traveled to San Francisco in 1990 where they lived for 15 years before moving to Palm Springs in 2005. Their love of the mountains, outdoors, including biking, hiking, golfing, as well as mid-century architecture, provides a nuanced understanding of all the desert has to offer. Combined they have earned an MBA in Business, a BFA in Design, an AA in Architecture, a BS in Business.Giving back to the community is very important for them.They have served on different Boards & Committees including Architecture + Design Council for the Palm Springs Art Museum, EQCA, Jewish Family & Services, Victory Fund, Safehouse of the Desert, Toastmasters International, Temple Isaiah PS, and different HOA Boards.


Their international exposure and extensive traveling around the world including most ofUSA & Hawaii, Canada, Central & South America, all over Europe & UK, Asia & South Asia, Turkey, Jordan, Israel,has taught them a greatdeal about diversity, different cultures & customs that they successfully weave into their thriving business. They speak English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian.


Areas of Expertise: Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta.

Great knowledge of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Affiliations: Nationally and Internationally.