Gary Brown

Broker Associate

Telephone: 415-446-4217
Cell:       415-250-9477


Professional Experience:

Gary Brown is a California licensed real estate broker who joined HL Commercial Real Estate in 1996 and has been and has been actively involved in sales, leasing, development and management of land and investment properties since 1958. Mr. Brown specializes in investment property sales with an emphasis on single tenant, net leased investment properties. Over his career, Gary has closed hundreds of transactions with an aggregate value of over $500 million. Most of Gary’s clients are seeking to complete IRC 1031 tax deferred exchanges.


Graduate of College of Marin and San Rafael High School


HL Commercial Real Estate Top Producer/Gross Commissions – 2002

HL Commercial Real Estate Top Producer Most Transactions – 2001

Significant Transactions:

Projects Developed By Gary Brown (partial list)

>Office Building – 650 E. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley

>Office Condo Project – 55 Professional Ctr. Parkway, San Rafael

>Office Building – 28 Professional Ctr. Parkway, San Rafael

> Office Building – 32 Professional Ctr. Parkway, San Rafael

>Tresch Triangle Shopping Center – Novato

>Office/Warehouse Building – 37 Pamaron Way, Novato

>Salvation Army/Sleep City Shopping Center – Santa Rosa

>Boyd Court Residential Condominiums – San Rafael

>Union Bank Building – San Rafael

>Bevmo Shopping Center – San Rafael

Land Sales (partial list)

>Shoreline Business Park-Home Depot Site, San Rafael

>Captains Cove Residential Condo Development Site – San Rafael

> Smith Ranch Airport, Embassy Suites, Autodesk Sites, San Rafael

>Bahia Residential Development Site – San Rafael

Single Tenant Net Leased Investment Sales (partial list)

Sherwin Williams Paint Store Buildings
Phoenix, AZ; Bullhead City, AZ; Beloit, WI; Richland, WA; Chillicothe, OH

Family Dollar Store Buildings
Las Animas, CO; Walsenburg, CO; Tremonton, UT; Amarillo, TX; Lubbock, TX; Williams, AZ; Albuquerque, NM

Advance Auto Store Buildings
Beaumont, TX; Texarcana, TX; Temple, TX; San Antonio, TX; Little Rock, AR; Waverly, OH; Magnolia, AR; Monticello, AR; Cleveland, MS

Dollar General Store Buildings
Jackson, MS; Lawton, MS; Bartlett, TX; Stephanville, TX; Raymondville, TX; Houston, TX

Autozone Store Buildings
Olympia, WA; Paradise, CA

Various other sales of buildings occupied by O’Reilly Automotive, Payless Shoe Source, 7-11 Convenience Stores; Wendy’s Restaurants; Jack in the Box; Jiffy Lube; Wherehouse Music; and Marin Outdoors


National Association of Realtors – Member

California Association of Realtors – Member

Marin County Board of Realtors – Member until 2000