Meet Our Team


Alex Vasquez

Founder / Owner

Alex is the founder, owner, and Qualifying Broker of Rhino Realty Property Management, Rhino Realty B&B, as well as the owner of Southwest Maintenance and Janitorial LLC. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Alex has resided in New Mexico for 20 years where his entrepreneurial spirit took off as he started owning and running businesses at the young age of 15. With 12+ years experience in Real Estate and millions in transactions, he has taken over the industry. Vasquez is known for his numerous features in Albuquerque Business First the Magazine, the Book of Lists, the Morning Brew, and Kasa Fox 2. He is diversified in numerous aspects of Real Estate, however multi family has become his niche. From 1031 exchanges, value add opportunities, developmental sales and consulting. His Real Estate Brokerage was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway in 2015, one of Alex's larger accomplishments. This marked one of only two companies to be acquired by Warren Buffet signature company in New Mexico. As an owner of multifamily properties himself, Alex is uniquely positioned to provide his clients with firsthand experience and guidance. Alex is also an avid member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico and has been a part of numerous other organizations including the Albuquerque 20/30 club. When not expanding, visualizing, creating or executing, Alex enjoys traveling the world (he has been to over 40 countries), running, reading, following professional sports and spending time with his family.

Teresa Manzanares

Associate Broker/ Lead Listing Broker

Teresa is Rhino Realty Property Management's preferred listing broker. As an experienced and accomplished Realtor, she knows that hard work and integrity are the keys to any successful endeavor. Truthfulness, reliability and the desire to serve her customers with respect and passion are the values in which she believes. Teresa is a hard worker with abundant energy and dedicated to her clients. On her spare time Teresa enjoys traveling and is an avid workout enthusiast.

Eric Gust

Associate Broker

Eric Gust is a REALTOR ® and Associate Broker at Rhino Realty, a full-service property management and real estate company serving the housing needs of current and future property owners in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Corrales, Bernalillo, Placitas and Los Lunas. Eric was born in an Army Hospital in Okinawa, Japan, but grew up in the United States. He has lived in several states ranging from the east coast all the way to Hawaii. Prior to launching his career in real estate, Eric served in the military with the U.S. Navy and was stationed onboard the USS South Carolina CGN-37, the last nuclear cruiser on the east coast. Eric decommissioned this ship when it was put out of service and then had the amazing opportunity to serve the Special Warfare community at Little Creek, Virginia, providing support to Navy SeALs at SDVT-2 (SeAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two). At the completion of his enlistment, he continued to serve our country as a defense contractor, deploying to Iraq and Afghanistan, supporting the U.S. Army, Special Forces, and SOCOM. Despite choosing to defend our country as a career, Eric has always had a love for real estate. Following his 5-year deployment in the Middle East, he set his sights on finding a place to settle down with his family. Eric moved to New Mexico in 2015 and fell in love with the sunny weather, elevation, clear air, scenic views, and laid-back tempo. As an Associate Broker at Rhino Realty, Eric is committed to his clients. He has a talent for helping people find the perfect home, townhouse, condo or apartment to fit their lifestyle. His clear and friendly communication style, attention to detail and willingness to do whatever it takes to match his clients to their dream home make him the perfect broker to work with. Contact Eric Gust at (505)508-8277 when you’re ready to start the search for your next home.