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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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Investing in Challenging Times - Part 2: Real Estate & Inflation

By | on 19, May 2022 |   Inflation Investor

Following my previous blog in Part I of this series, several of our clients[...]

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Using Opportunity Zones to Save a 1031 Exchange

By | on 05, May 2022 |   1031 Exchange Opportunity Zones

Previous blog articles discussing Opportunity Zone investments have focused[...]

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Paying Off a Mortgage When Using a 1031 Exchange

By | on 28, Apr 2022 |   1031 Exchange Mortgage

Engaging in a 1031 exchange can allow you to defer capital gains taxes owed[...]

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What States Have Inheritance Tax?

By | on 21, Apr 2022 |   Taxes

There was a time when federal estate taxes significantly impacted a high-ne[...]

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How Many Investment Properties Can I Own?

By | on 14, Apr 2022 |   Real Estate Investors

Many investors who have positive experiences with their first rental proper[...]

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Tax Benefits Available to Investment Property Owners

By | on 07, Apr 2022 |   Real Estate Investors Taxes

Most investors know that buying investment real estate can be a great way t[...]

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Investing in Challenging Times - Part 1

By | on 31, Mar 2022 |   Investor

The combination of COVID, higher inflation, growing urban problems, and war[...]

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ALERT: 25% Tax Proposed on Sale of CA Rental Properties

By | on 24, Mar 2022 |   1031 Exchange AB1771

March 16, 2022 Just when California rental property owners were hoping for [...]

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Completing 1031 Exchanges Between Different States

By | on 17, Mar 2022 |   1031 Exchange

“Is it possible to sell a business property in one state and complete a 103[...]

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Real Estate Returns – Importance of Looking at the Big Picture

By | on 03, Mar 2022 |   1031 Exchange Depreciation

When comparing investments of different income producing investments, it is[...]

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