Joe Franco was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest to two hard-working parents that passed on to him a strong work ethic and drive to succeed, he is a second-generation real estate agent and proud Husky alum. He grew up in Renton, Washington and received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Washington Tacoma and a master’s degree in Public Administration at Seattle University. Joe has spent the last 10+ years living in the South Sound and absolutely adores Tacoma for its grit, small town vibes and big city amenities.
Joe believes in building strong communities through public and private partnerships and believes in Theory’s mission in transforming Tacoma and making it a better place to live and work in. His background is in higher education as he also works in college admissions and believes that an education is the key to a better future. He is very passionate about educating and assisting first-time home buyers through their home buying process and is looking forward to finding them the best fit for a home!
My Name Is: Joe Franco
I Am: A dog father, a huge Seattle sports fan, a Husky, a musician, and a teriyaki enthusiast
Born In: Renton, WA
Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog (I can understand it)
Proudest Moment: Finishing my Master’s degree at Seattle University and building my own home gym!
Biggest Challenge: Watching what I eat, I love food too much!
I Love Real Estate Because: It’s a fantastic way to grow wealth and I love serving and helping people find their first home!
My Perfect Day: Eat a traditional Filipino breakfast (eggs, longanisa, & rice), sneak in a workout in my gym, hang out and relax with my friends, family and my dog at the beach and watch the sunset near a bonfire
Favorite Tacoma Neighborhood: North Tacoma & Ruston – can’t beat those views and the great places to eat!
Biggest Hero/Inspiration: My parents. 100%. They came to America in search of a better life and have overcome so much to live the American dream. I look up to them every day.
Hobbies Outside of Real Estate? Working out, playing music (I can play the bass, drums, and piano), keeping up with our Seattle sports teams, love playing board games, especially Settlers of Catan!
Favorite Sports Team: The Washington Huskies! Dubs up!