Pinnacle Turkey Drive founder receives honors

Alex Gandel

Alex Gandel

Celebrating his 43rd year in real estate, Alex Gandel recently earned the following awards: Top Number of Escrows, Top Number of Transactions and Diamond Club, Top 10 companywide, placing him as the No. 1 agent for Simi Valley and Top 10 companywide for his 2022 production.

“Alex has consistently excelled in earning the most prestigious awards in his 43-year career. He is a pillar in our company and community, and we are proud that he is with us here at Pinnacle Estate Properties,” said Emilio Mora, Simi Valley office manager of Pinnacle Estate Properties.

In addition to being a top producing real estate agent and business professional, Gandel is a family man. He has been married to his wife, Janet, for 34 years.

He has served his community in multiple ways throughout the years. He is the chair on the Adventist Health Simi Valley Foundation board, and is the founder and chair of the annual Turkey Drive Powered by Pinnacle Estate Properties Inc., feeding thousands of people throughout Ventura County a Thanksgiving dinner every year.

To reach Alex Gandel, call (805) 522-6788 or send an email to