Realtor/Principal | BRE#: 01095171
As a principal of The Sully Group, Gary oversees all real estate sales and services. He specializes in working with both sellers and buyers and their real estate needs along with the procurement of investment properties and 1031 exchanges. Over the past 28 years, Gary has developed a solid clientele base focusing on real estate services in the Orange County area. His present client base includes, but is not limited to, over 2000 individual owners and tenants, a majority of which are his clients and contacts from his partnership with a prominent Orange County property management firm. This partnership enables Gary to showcase and offer to his clients many select properties that are for sale, or for purchase. Gary has sold approximately $840,000,000 in properties since 1988.
In addition to his real estate portfolio, as Owner and Chief Operating Officer, Gary managed and oversaw the day-to-day operations at Irvine Property Management, Inc., a property management and real estate sales company (from 2010-2017). Gary has a diverse background in the field of real estate and property management, residential home construction and remodeling, and property investments along with offering sound professional real property experience.
A California native, Gary has spent his career mostly concentrating his efforts on Real Estate in Orange County, California. Gary earned a BS degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara. He is an active member of the South County Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors member and a member of the Apartment Association of Orange County. He grew up in Tustin, California and resides there today with his family.
Karen’s career in the real estate, planning, and land development field spans over 27 years where she has specialized in land use entitlement, policy planning, environmental review, and community and public relations. For many of those years, Karen spent time as a professional City Planner working for the cities of Fountain Valley, Mission Viejo and Orange. Since 2006, Karen has owned and operated her own consulting land use, planning, and entitlement firm assisting developers, land and property owners and citizens in pursuing permits and entitlements for their properties and land holdings. Additionally, over the last 7 years, Karen co-owned and co-operated Irvine Property Management, Inc., a prominent property management and real estate company in the Tustin/Irvine area.
Karen holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in Urban, City and Regional Planning from California State University, Fullerton and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Applied Arts and Sciences in Housing and Urban Renewal from San Diego State University. She spent two years of undergraduate work at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she was an exchange student and spent several months studying abroad in Cuernavaca,Mexico.
Karen thrives on working with people and is an effective communicator both orally and in written form. She prides herself in complete and thorough work while valuing her clients and putting their needs first. Karen brings a variety of real estate management, land use entitlement, business ownership and managerial experience to The Sully Group.
Leah is an Irvine, California native who specializes in residential real estate sales in Orange County. She graduated from UC Santa Barbara where she received her Bachelor’s degree and certification in exercise and sports science. During her time at UCSB, she competed as a Division 1 volleyball player.
Leah joined the real estate industry in early 2015 where she worked in property management in Irvine. After she obtained her real estate license in May of 2015, Leah began focusing on leasing and sales. Since then, she has found her niche in the sales market of Orange County. Leah looks forward to gaining more experience and expanding her knowledge of the real estate market with The Sully Group.
Real Estate Broker | BRE# 00645838
Darrell Pash, Broker and President of Metro Estates, 33 year career in real estate encompasses residential sales, property management, consulting, redevelopment projects, and income property sales and general partnerships, primarily in Orange County. With Darrell’s diversity and expertise in many areas of real estate he is often called upon by the legal community for his expert opinion on numerous real estate matters.
Darrell’s service to the Newport Beach Assoc. of Realtors and the California Assoc. of Realtors has extended from many committee memberships to President of the Association and Director of the California Association of Realtors. His nearly 20 year membership and stint as head of the Associations Professional Standards Committee keeps him at the forefront of legal and ethical changes in the industry. Darrell credits his open door policy for both clients and his agents as one of the main reason to the companies success. Feel free to contact him any time with your real estates questions and/or concerns.