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Paul Getty

Paul Getty

Paul Getty is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California and Texas and has been directly involved in commercial transactions totaling over $3 billion on assets throughout the United States. His experience spans all major asset classes including retail, office, multifamily, and student, and senior housing. Paul’s transaction experience includes buy and sell side representation, sourcing and structuring of debt and equity, workouts, and asset and property management. He has worked closely with nationally prominent real estate brokerage and investment organizations including Marcus Millichap, CB Richard Ellis, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley among others on the firm’s numerous transactions. Paul also maintains a broad network of active buyers and sellers of commercial real estate including lenders, institutions, family office managers, and high net worth individuals. Prior to founding First Guardian Group/FGG1031, Paul was a founder and CEO of Venture Navigation, a boutique investment banking firm specializing in structuring equity investments made by institutions and high net worth individuals. He possesses over 35 years of comprehensive worldwide business management experience in environments ranging from early phase start-ups to multi-billion-dollar corporations. His track record includes participation in IPOs and successful M&A activity that has resulted in investor returns of over $700M. Paul holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Michigan, graduating with honors, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Wayne State University. Paul Getty holds Series 22, 62, and 63 securities licenses and is a registered financial representative with LightPath Capital Inc, member FINRA /SIPC. Paul is a noted speaker, author, and actively lectures on investments, sales, and management related topics. He is author of The 12 Magic Slides, Regulation A+: How the JOBS Act Creates Opportunities for Entrepreneurs and Investors, and Tax Deferral Strategies Utilizing the Delaware Statutory Trust (DST), available on Amazon and other retail outlets.

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Wealth Taxes and Real Estate

By | on 18, Nov 2021 |   Real Estate Investors 1031 Exchange Taxes

Faced with challenges in how to pay for proposed multi-trillion-dollar spen[...]

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Deferring Taxes from Properties Impacted by Natural Disasters or Eminent Domain with a 1033 Exchange

By | on 04, Nov 2021 |   1033 Exchange

Real estate investors who own properties in areas subject to natural disast[...]

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How to Select a Delaware Statutory Trust Representative

By | on 28, Oct 2021 |   1031 Exchange DST

One of the most important considerations in evaluating 1031 Delaware Statut[...]

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Drop & Swap in a 1031 Exchange

By | on 21, Oct 2021 |   1031 Exchange TIC

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The Key Players in a 1031 DST Exchange

By | on 14, Oct 2021 |   1031 Exchange DST Qualified Intermediary

Completing a 1031 exchange is not a “go it alone” process and investors nee[...]

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1031 Exchanges for Retirement Planning

By | on 07, Oct 2021 |   1031 Exchange Retirement Planning

When most of us think of retirement planning, saving instruments like a 401[...]

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5 Reasons to Consider Selling Your Investment Property

By | on 30, Sep 2021 |   Real Estate Investors

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Holding Period Requirements in a 1031 Exchange - Not Just a Matter of Time, Intent is Key

By | on 23, Sep 2021 |   1031 Exchange

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What is a 1031 Improvement Exchange?

By | on 16, Sep 2021 |   1031 Exchange

For many investors, finding the “perfect” replacement property for a 1031 e[...]

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Apartment Market Sees Record Acceleration During Recovery

By | on 02, Sep 2021 |   1031 Exchange Apartment Market

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