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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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10 Common Misconceptions About 1031 Exchanges

By | on 21, Sep 2023 |   1031 Exchange

We had previously published a blog on the top questions we get asked regard[...]

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Unraveling Depreciation Recapture

By | on 14, Sep 2023 |   1031 Exchange Depreciation Recapture

We are pleased to share this guest blog provided to our readers by Exchange[...]

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Understanding California Real Estate Transfer Taxes

By | on 07, Sep 2023 |   Real Estate Investors Taxes

Recent measures in California have established massive tax increases on pro[...]

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Tenant in Common (TIC) Versus Delaware Statutory Trust (DST)

By | on 17, Aug 2023 |   DST TIC

Similar to a Delaware Statutory Trust (DST), a Tenancy in Common (TIC) 1031[...]

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Exchanging Out of State – Special Considerations for Investors

By | on 10, Aug 2023 |   1031 Exchange

We are pleased to share this guest blog provided to our readers by Lisa Vil[...]

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Understanding the Difference Between Inheritance and Estate Tax

By | on 03, Aug 2023 |   Estate Planning Taxes

Several of our clients who are doing estate planning are often confused abo[...]

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Public or Private Real Estate? Your Investment Portfolio May Need Both

By | on 27, Jul 2023 |   Real Estate Investors 1031 Exchange REIT

Many investors who own income-producing investment properties may wonder wh[...]

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How to Use 1031 Exchange Funds to Improve Your Replacement Property

By | on 20, Jul 2023 |   1031 Exchange Funds 1031 Exchange

It is common for real estate investors to invest in a fixer-upper in order [...]

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IRS Rules to Not Allow a Step Up in Basis for Irrevocable Trusts

By | on 13, Jul 2023 |   Estate Planning Taxes

One of our most powerful estate planning tools is the ability of principal [...]

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Can a Trust Help Avoid Estate Taxes?

By | on 29, Jun 2023 |   Estate Planning Taxes

Several of our clients who have used the 1031 exchange previously to sell i[...]

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