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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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When to Reallocate Real Estate Assets

By | on 16, Mar 2023 |   Real Estate Investors

Those of you who have interacted with me over the years know that I general[...]

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Important Changes in 1031 Deadlines Due to Recent Weather Disasters

By | on 09, Mar 2023 |   1031 Exchange

Most readers are aware of the strict 45/180-day deadlines that generally mu[...]

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5 Potential Benefits of a Debt-Free DST

By | on 02, Mar 2023 |   DST

Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) are passive investment options that can be[...]

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Is Seller Financing Allowed in a 1031 Exchange?

By | on 23, Feb 2023 |   1031 Exchange

As interest rates rise and qualifying for a loan becomes more difficult, it[...]

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Can I Defer Capital Gains Without a 1031 Exchange?

By | on 09, Feb 2023 |   1031 Exchange Capital Gains

Are you looking for a way to defer capital gains taxes? A 1031 exchange may[...]

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All About the 721 Exchange (Part 2)

By | on 02, Feb 2023 |   721 Exchange

In our last blog post, we discussed the mechanics of the 721 (UPREIT) excha[...]

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All About the 721 Exchange (Part 1)

By | on 19, Jan 2023 |   721 Exchange

For real estate investors, deferring capital gains taxes on property sales [...]

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Understanding and Utilizing a Step-Up in Basis

By | on 12, Jan 2023 |   1031 Exchange Reverse 1031 Exchange

One of the most powerful tools for preserving and building wealth across ge[...]

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Combining Forward & Reverse 1031 Exchanges

By | on 05, Jan 2023 |   1031 Exchange Reverse 1031 Exchange

Successfully completing a 1031 exchange requires strict adherence to the ti[...]

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The Difference Between 1031 and 1033 Exchanges

By | on 15, Dec 2022 |

Many property investors are familiar with the 1031 exchange, a tax provisio[...]

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