Quinteros was born in Lima, the son of Julio Ignacio Quinteros Surco († 2011). Nicknamed El Pato (The Duck) and/or Kwinto Quinteros spent his youth career with top Peruvian side Alianza Lima. He started his professional career playing for Segunda División Peruana team Bella Esperanza in the 1997 season. Quinteros returned to Alianza the following season and made his Torneo Descentralizado debut in the 1998 season. He remained at Alianza for five years being an important player for the club. In 2003 he moved to rival club Sporting Cristal where he continued to be one of the top players in Peru. In 2006 he left Peru and joined Polish club Lech Poznań where he played in central midfield. He left Lech Poznań in August 2008 due to personal problems and returned to his original club Alianza Lima.