Giuseppe “JP” Piccinini is the Founder of JP and Associates REALTORS® (JPAR) and CEO of Vesuvius Holdings LLC, the parent company of JPAR Brokerage, JPAR Franchising, and other holdings, from tech to commercial properties. Piccinini started JP & Associates REALTORS® in 2011 with three agents and has grown the firm to a national real estate brokerage and franchisor with close to 3,000 agents closing nearly $4 billion in sales in 2019. JPAR brokerage is also the No. 1 Independently owned brokerage in Texas. JPAR Franchising operates outside of Texas in 12 states and has expansion goals to be in all 50 states by 2023. Piccinini was voted the best CEO in DFW and is a 2019 RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker in the Trendsetter category. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes, as well as a speaker at several national real estate conferences. Piccinini created the Emilio and Giovanna Piccinini Better Future Foundation, an organization that provides financial assistance to at-risk youth. Born in Naples, Italy Piccinini immigrated to the U.S. at 13 years old. He started as a REALTOR in South Carolina and returned to Texas where he would eventually start JPAR.