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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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DSTs versus REITs

By | on 13, May 2021 |   1031 Exchange DST REIT

A common question that we receive is to explain the difference between a De[...]

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On the Chopping Block: The Century Old 1031 Exchange

By | on 06, May 2021 |   1031 Exchange

With the change of administrations earlier this year, real estate investors[...]

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How to Calculate Depreciation After a 1031 Exchange

By | on 29, Apr 2021 |   1031 Exchange DST Depreciation

One of the major benefits of owning income producing real estate is that we[...]

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Pros and Cons of Investing in Necessity Retail DSTs

By | on 22, Apr 2021 |   Real Estate Investors 1031 Exchange DST

What is necessity retail? Necessity retail is a sub-class of retail that co[...]

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Diversifying Your DST Portfolio

By | on 15, Apr 2021 |   Real Estate Investors 1031 Exchange DST

The Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) is an increasingly popular investment op[...]

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Must California Residents Pay State Tax on Income Earned Outside of California?


By | on 08, Apr 2021 |   Taxes

This blog will summarize general guidelines published by the California Fra[...]

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Examining Costs Associated with 1031 Exchanges

By | on 25, Mar 2021 |   1031 Exchange DST Qualified Intermediary

When considering whether to pursue a 1031 Exchange, potential benefits can [...]

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Qualified Intermediary Options Simplified

By | on 12, Mar 2021 |   1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediary

Investors looking for a Qualified Intermediary (QI) to help facilitate a 10[...]

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The Qualified Intermediary's Role in a 1031 Exchange

By | on 04, Mar 2021 |   1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediary

The IRS makes it clear that a 1031 exchange requires a Qualified Intermedia[...]

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Updated Notice to FGG California Landlords

By | on 25, Feb 2021 |   CA Landlords

As a follow-up to last week’s webinar, we are sharing suggested language ju[...]

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