Rita Delgado was born in Auburn, California, parents Ralph & Irene Ortiz. For 12 years of her life she was raised in Roseville, California. Her parents then moved to Penryn, California where she attended and graduated from Penryn Elementary School. Attended 1 year at Placer High School and three years at Del Oro High School where she graduated in 1962..
After high school she immediately went to work for McClellan AFB. She also attended American River College taking courses to enhance her career at McClellan AFB.
Rita’s first job at McClellan AFB was a clerk-typist. Throughout her career she was promoted to a contract administrator, a procurement agent, a contracting officer, a contract negotiator, an EEO Specialist, and ended her 34 year career as a Management Analyst for the Directorate of Contracting & Manufacturing. It was there that she gained skills of working and helping people as well as negotiating multi-million dollar government contracts.
Awards received at McClellan AFB:
Superior Performance Awards
Sustained Superior Performance Awards
Letters of Commendation
Quality Step Increases
After retiring from McClellan Rita took a two year break from the workforce to care for her newborn grandson Ethan Delgado which was one of the highlights of her life.
About two years later a new career idea turned into a reality, Rita then went back to school to become a tax preparer, which she did for two years at H & R Block.
It was about the year of 2003, when Rita’s son Mark Delgado,Realtor® convinced her that she should get in real estate since she liked helping and working with people. Rita went back to school in 2003 and received her real estate license in Feb 2004.
In 2004 she also became a Notary Public for the State of California.
She is currently married to Joseph Delgado and between the both have five beautiful children and 14 grandchildren.
Lyon Real Estate
2850 Fair Oaks Blvd, Ste 20
Sacramento, CA 95825
Sacramento Association of Realtors®
California Associations of Realtors®
National Association of Realtors®
National Notary Association
National Association of Retired Federal Employees
Women’s Council of Realtors®
National Association Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Experience & Education
BRO - By Referral Only, Joe Stump 2014
Brian Buffini - 2013
Harris Real Estate University - 2013
Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource - 2010
Certified HAFA Specialist - 2010
Loss Mitigation Network Certification - 2010
Accredited Staging Professional Certificate - 2005
RETI - Real Estate Training Institute - 2005
Real Estate Salesperson License - 2004
Notary Public - 2004
Tax Preparer - 2001 - 2003
Federal Employee - 1962 - 1998
American River College - 1962 - 1963
Placer High School 1958 - 1959
Del Oro High School 1959 - 1962