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Benjie ManibogAssociate, CA DRE# 02098287Contact
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Associate, CA DRE# 02098287

Benjie Manibog is a retired Gunnery Sergeant from the U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command. He is extremely passionate about serving others and making a significant impact in people’s lives. Benjie has a successful track record at building strategic alliances with high value clients and leveraging community relationships to achieve mission success. After serving over 15 years on active duty, Benjie’s next mission is to serve his clients to achieve their real estate goals.

During his tenure in the Marine Corps, Benjie completed two six-month combat tours to Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Following his tours in Iraq, Benjie deployed aboard the U.S.S. Dubuque with the Maritime Raid Force in support of anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden and was a key component in the successful rescue and recovery of the pirated vessel, the Magellan Star, off the coast of Somalia. Further in his career as a Marine Raider, Benjie deployed to the Pacific Theater as part of the Maritime Crisis Response Force and conducted multiple joint operations with Indonesian special operation forces. Later, Benjie was hand selected for a strategic role as the Maritime Special Operations Foreign Liaison between all Philippine Maritime Special Operations Units, Philippine National Police, and U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific. Benjie’s last tour was as the Operations Chief of a Marine Special Operations Team, deployed to the Arabian Peninsula in support of counter terrorism operations in Yemen.

Today, in addition to Commercial Real Estate, Benjie is still dedicated to making a positive impact in people’s lives. As President and CEO of the MBV Foundation, Benjie is committed to helping keep the USC veteran community connected, provide support to student veterans in need, and to offer opportunities for veterans to inspire and make a difference in their local communities. In addition, Benjie volunteers as a mentor for the nonprofit organization Boys to Men, which provides a mentor program for at-risk youth boys. Furthermore, Benjie supports the men and women of the special operations community as a proud Ambassador for the Honor Foundation.

Benjie graduated from Norwich University, Summa Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Strategic Studies. In addition, Benjie earned his Masters of Business from the University of Southern California, and was awarded the Order of Arête. Benjie and his wife Larissa live in Murrieta, California and have three daughters and one son.