Sammy F. Cemo has been a successful Real Estate Developer in the Sacramento Region for over forty years; he has developed over 4,000 acres of office, technical and industrial business parks as well as 4,000,000 square feet of Office, Flex and Retail buildings. Cemo’s developments encompass the Sacramento region with projects and business parks in Fair Oaks, El Dorado Hills, Roseville, Elk Grove/Laguna West, Folsom, Rocklin, West Sacramento, and North Natomas. Cemo is headquartered in the 887-acre El Dorado Hills Business Park, which he was instrumental in developing.
Cemo’s development business, Cemo Commercial, Inc., focuses on attracting businesses to the Sacramento area and is responsible for bringing many significant companies to the region. The Cemo Commercial team offers development, brokerage and property management services. Sammy F. Cemo’s current investments include ownership in 52 commercial buildings, totaling 1,100,000 square feet.
Along with Cemo Commercial, Inc, Cemo is very active in four other thriving businesses, not related to Real Estate. The companies include Investment Retrievers, Inc., Cemo Deepal Holdings.
In 2001, Cemo and his partner, Joel Cohen founded Investment Retrievers, Inc. a company that acquires and services the portfolios of credit impaired and under performing consumer loans and credit card accounts from banks directly. The company prides itself in its beneficial relationships with banks and debt buyers. Investment Retrievers, Inc. has recently been named one of the top ten small collection companies to work for in the United States.
Cemo and his partner, Deepal Wannakuwatte, oversee Cemo Deepal Holdings which supports and raises funds for International Manufacturing Group (IMG). IMG is a minority owned small business that sells latex gloves along with thousands of medical and dental supplies to various companies and government institutions throughout the country. IMG’s annual sales exceed 80 million dollars.
Cemo is very dedicated to supporting causes in the Sacramento Region. Over the past 45 years, Cemo has donated several million dollars to causes such as the expansion of Mercy Hospital in Folsom, the building of a new addition to the Crocker Art Museum, Jesuit High School, the Wellspring Foundation, River Oaks Center for Children, Lupus Foundation and Alzheimer’s Foundation.