​Lionel Punchard

Address: 232 E. Grand Blvd. Suite 203, Corona CA 92879

Mobile: (949) 244-5008 Office: (800) 266-2109

Email: LPFRMC@aol.com


 ​Biography 

​​​​​​​​Lionel Punchard is a 34 year veteran in the Mortgage Banking Industry. He  started in the business in 1983 as a Loan Officer. From 1984 to 1985 he was part of a management team overseeing two Wholesale Operations. In 1985, he Co-founded First Republic Mortgage Corporation and in 1987 became President and CEO which is now FRMC. 


He has originated and closed over 10,000 loans in his 32 year career. 


Lionel has a strong background in all phases of Mortgage Banking. His extensive background includes Sales and Marketing, Underwriting in compliance with major lenders Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac/Ginnie Mae while adhering to all guidelines and provisions, and integrated knowledge of FHA/VA loans,

credit scoring, CRA compliance, First time Home-buyer programs, Secondary Marketing and Quality Control. 


Lionel recently established LP Equities, LLC in 2015, a real estate acquisition and revitalization company purchasing distressed properties. LP Equities' Mission is to improve neighborhoods throughout the state of California. Please visit the link above or go to www.lpequities.com for more details.


Lionel Punchard holds the following leadership roles: 


1) Member of the following Trade Organizations - 

TIGAR (The Inland Gateway Association of Realtors)

​NAR (National Association of Realtors)

IVAR (Inland Valley Association of Realtors)

SRCAR (Southwest Riverside County Association of Realtors)

WCR South Riverside County & Corona (Women's Council of Realtors)

NAHREP (National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals)

Moreno Valley Black Chamber of Commerce 
Orange County Black Chamber of Commerce 

NAREB (National Association of Real Estate Brokers) Realtists-Riverside Chapter

Oakland Associated Real Property Brokers

AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America)

San Diego Association of RealtistsS

​Solano Association of Realtors

Solano County Association of Realtists

Vallejo ​Black Chamber of Commerce


2) Board of Directors - 

Leon Owens Foundation ​​

​NAREB (National Association of Real Estate Brokers) / Realtist/ First Vice President Riverside

Chapter 2017

CAREB (California Association of Real Estate Brokers) / Realtist 

Solano County Association of Realtists

Serves on multiple Board of Directors of the National association of real estate brokers, CA local chapters include:

-Riverside County

-Solano County

-San Diego County


​Past Board of Directors for the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals as a Government Affairs Director and Outreach Director.


3) Education - 

Whittier College - BA

Fullerton College - AA

Studied at University of Washington

Licensed Real Estate Broker 


4) Certifications - 

PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) - Certified Instructor

​MVHC - Military Veteran Housing Certified Trainer through Bureau of Real Estate

CalHFA - California Housing Finance Agency

​Freddie Mac - Credit Smart Instructor 

Build It Green Certified



​Specializes in:

FHA, VA, Conventional loans, finance and investments, acquisition and revitalization of distressed properties and real estate mortgages in the state of California.