Gary Hesselgesser has been a licensed real estate broker for more than 27 years. For Gary, this is career number two. Prior to his real estate career, Gary was in the US Army for over 23 years where he served as an officer and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. His assignments included 6 years as a Helicopter pilot both in Vietnam and in the United States. He was also a Liaison Officer to NATO during his assignment in the Netherlands, managed 16 Officer and Noncommissioned officer clubs when in Germany. He also managed 23 businesses at Fort Gordon, Georgia including 2 golf courses providing him with Masters Golf Tournament tickets each year, a bowling alley, 64 horse riding stable, a child care center, and a lake resort among other businesses for the Army.
Gary always knew his passion was in real estate and upon his retirement from the Army, he was named Rookie of the Year his first year in real estate. His honors include Top selling agent by a number of closed escrows, Top Team listing agent, Top Team selling agent, and Five Star Agent for numerous years. Gary has worked for several banks listing Bank Owned properties in the 1990s and selling more than 100 REO properties in 4 Southern California Counties. Gary represented a relocation account from a Nebraska Relocation Company as the exclusive real estate agent for Orange County. Gary has been an active investor in both residential and commercial real estate for more than 40 years and personally sold commercial real estate in California, Utah, Texas, Arkansas and Ohio. Gary is comfortable identifying current market value for any property, in any state in this country. Gary has owned his own real estate company in Newport Beach and identified The McMonigle Group Corp as the only company he recently considered joining. Gary has sold more than 600 properties to his credit representing both buyers, sellers, banks, and investors. Gary’s farthest listing was in Pebble Beach where he listed a home and obtained multiple offers within a week and closed that escrow on time. Gary has trained other agents to improve their production on both prospecting and closing the escrows. He has always made himself available for assisting other agents.