Fred is owner of the Lagomarsino Group, which encompasses several real estate investment, management and farming companies. The Lagomarsino Group companies are owners, part owners or developers of numerous multi-tenant office buildings, commercial and industrial buildings, retail and residential properties and ranch lands throughout the western U.S. Fred is actively involved in master-planning and developing projects in the Southern San Joaquin Valley area, including the 600-acre “Del Lago” community in Tulare. Fred is part of a farming family operating in Tulare County since 1889. He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis with a bachelor’s degree in fermentation science. For the past 35 years, Fred, as an owner and manager of the Lagomarsino Group’s farming operations, engaged in growing numerous commodities, including table grapes, wine grapes, cherries, blueberries, pluots and almonds.
Fred has presided over and served on the board of directors of many agricultural organizations, including the California Table Grape Commission, the California Apple Commission, the California Association of Winegrape Growers and the California Cherry Growers Association. Fred is a member of the Government Relations Committee for the California Grape and Tree Fruit League as is a past member of the Agricultural Task Force for Resource Conservation and Economic Growth in the San Joaquin Valley.
Fred is a graduate of Class XIX of the California Agricultural Leadership Program, and is a past president and director of the Agricultural Leadership Alumni. He is the past chairman of the board of the Agricultural Education Foundation, which funds and administers the California Agricultural Leadership Program. In his community, Fred is a past president of the Tulare County Economic Development Corporation, and past president for each Visalia County Center Rotary, Visalia Education Foundation, and College of Sequoias Foundation.