Greg Garrett, Owner
Greg Garrett
Company: Garrett Realty Partners

Biography

Greg Garrett is 61 years old.  He has 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Greg has lived in Hampton Roads his entire life, and he started in the real estate business at age 19.

Professional  History

  • Greg has been in the Real Estate business for 41 years, starting his own Real Estate Company 33 years ago.
  • Early in his real estate career, Greg became the #1 agent on the VirginiaPeninsula. Then he became the #1 agent throughout Hampton Roads, Virginia    in 2005.

 

 

Professional Leadership (past & present)

  • Founding Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization , Virginia Chapter
  • Founding President of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization , Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Founding Chairman of the World Presidents Organization, Virginia Chapter
  • former President of the Virginia Peninsula Homebuilders Association
  • former Chairman of two industry related Political Action Committees
  • Member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance

 

Community Involvement (past & present)

  • Founder of Orphan Helpers®, an International organization that is currently ministering to 1,500 orphaned, abused, or incarcerated children in Central America
  • Founding member of the Core Leadership Group for the Gathering of Men, a “Promise Keepers” type group in Hampton Roads
  • former Chairman of the Newport News Mayor’s Drug Prevention Task Force
  • Board of Directors of Youth Challenge, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program
  • Board of Directors of Operation Breaking Through, an inner-city assistance program
  •  “Clean The Bay Day” Zone Captain for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Licenses/Professional Designations

  • Real Estate Broker in Virginia and North Carolina
  • (CRS) Certified Residential Specialist
  • (GRI) Graduate Realtors Institute

 

Awards & Achievements

  • 2012 Humanitarian Award Honoree – VirginiaCenter for Inclusive Communities

 

  • The first recipient of the Kauffman Social Entrepreneur Award, from the Kauffman Foundation (a 2 billion dollar international foundation) for founding Orphan Helpers.
  • He has received numerous Top Agent awards throughout his career including the #1 overall agent in Hampton Roads, the #1 agent on the VirginiaPeninsula, and the #1 agent in Mid-Atlantic multi-state region for his former franchise.
  • He was also one of 4 brokers selected out of 6,000 nationwide to do a            16-city speaking tour across America, called “Recruiting Center Stage”.
  • Recognized in Realtor® Magazine as one of the top 50 Realtors® in the United States.
  • 2005 Recipient of The Good Neighbor Award which recognizes REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary commitment to improving the quality of life in their communities through volunteer work.
  • 2009 Recipient of Humanitarian Of  The Year presented by HRO (Human Relief Organization).
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