Linda Gray, Owner/Broker Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties
Linda Gray is Vice President and Owner/Partner of the Coldwell Banker Costa Rica Master Franchise and owner/broker of Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties offices in Playas del Coco . Linda has over 28 years of experience in the real estate industry, with over 18 years in the Costa Rican market and over 10 years in Laguna Beach California with Coldwell Banker . Linda also has experience in municipal government consulting, banking operations, as well as marketing and management. Linda holds the honorary title of President Emeritus of the Costa Rica Global Association of Realtors as the founding director. She founded the organization in 2000. Her community efforts extend to Marketing and Public Relations Director the Cardio Safe Community Project and she is active in the Guanacaste International Veterans Assocation. She holds a B.S. in Public Administration and Master’s Degrees in Public Communications and Business Administration.
Linda’s office in North Playas Del Coco , Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties, provides full residential and commercial real estate services. She is always looking for qualified and professional agents to join her team in the dreamland beach areas of Guanacaste, northwest Pacific; Ocotal, Coco, Hermosa, Panama and the Papagayo Gulf.
+(506) 8347-4705, 2670-0805 Toll Free North America; 1-877-589-0539
Jim is a partner with Linda Gray as her husband and business associate. They make a great team with each having over 28 years of real estate experience with Coldwell Banker in California and Costa Rica.
He was involved in real estate sales in Laguna Beach California for a Coldwell Banker office as a sales person, broker of record and Assistant Manager. Jim and Linda partnered with associates and own the Coldwell Banker Master franchise in Costa Rica and as well they own the real estate office Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties since 1998.
Jim has a strong background in project management having worked for Bechtel Power Corporation and retiring as a Lt. Commander U.S. Navy, Submarines. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University. He is very analytical, logical and has a great deal to offer clients in assisting them with advice regarding investment strategies relating to real estate. He is the CFO of Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties.
Cynthia is a native of Costa Rica and is originally from the far North of Costa Rica “Pital” where it rains constantly. She was happy to relocate in 2006 to the northwest beach communities residing in Playas Del Coco. She is fluent in English and Spanish.
She has 8 years of real estate experience in the areas of; contract review, escrow services, marketing and sales transaction. Her formal education includes computer technology, computer engineering and business administration. Cynthia holds the position of Administrator of Sales and Rental Marketing.
Team Velez: Tony and Anna Velez
Tony and Anna moved to Costa Rica from Northern Alberta, Canada to pursue a healthy lifestyle, enjoy warm climate all year round and raise their children in Costa Rica. Tony started travelling to the Rich Coast in the 90’s when so little land was developed . Anna fell in love with Costa Rica on their family vacation in 2011 and decided “this would be home”. The couple now enjoy their ocean view home in Playas del Coco area while their two daughters attend local schools.
Team Velez has been very successful in buying and re-selling tax foreclosure properties throughout USA. They now specialize in bank foreclosures with Costa Rican banks. They know how to find a bargain and love to pass on a good deal to their clients.
Anna and Tony have owned and managed multiple properties all throughout North, Central and South America. They truly understand the seller’s point of view and work diligently on marketing properties using latest tools and technologies. Nobody gets paid until the property is sold.
Tony has vast experience in construction and project management, both commercial and residential, and is a great resource for clients looking to build, renovate or enhance their property. Anna started in accounting and contract management field, moving later into information technology and management. Between the two, they speak English, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Ukrainian and Polish.
Team up with this winning team! Call Tony and Anna today!
Mélissa Rivet,Consulting Concierge Referral Associate ,Coldwell Banker Coast to Coast Properties, Coco office
She is French Canadian and speaks perfect English and Spanish in addition to her first language French. Having visited Costa Rica 10 years ago she fell in love with “her” beauty, tranquility, friendly people and all the great aquatic recreational activities availble to all. Coco became her destination residence . She enjoys sharing the Coco, Costa Rica lifestyle with her clients she serves on the Hibiscus 48’ Sailing Catamaran located in Playa Ocotal. Additionally Mélissa with prior experience, offers concierge, tour consultation services to tourists and local residents desiring to share their sailing experience with family and friends.
Sharing her Costa Rican real estate experience with all the clients she is in contact with gives her another enjoyable opportunity to provide addtional services to them as a real estate referral consultant.
‘Come Join me on a voyage on the Hibisucs sailing vessel and experience : Sailing, Snorkeling, Kayaking , Paddle Boarding , Fishing, Sunset cruise or as a Private Charters. ‘
+(506) 8335 - 6132
Born in san José Costa Rica, raised in California, USA. David has worked in Marketing, Sales and Customer Service for a good portion of his career. In 2015 David sprung into the world of Real Estate and has taken on various roles since. His previous work experience set the stage for a logical transition.
David joins Coldwell Banker mid-2019 and brings new ideas, vast experience, and young blood to the always competitive industry of Real Estate.
Savy in internet marketing and design, he also demonstrates leadership, team player, loyalty, being a hard-worker, and honesty all of which make him a great asset to our team.
Larry Giacalone is from Ontario, Canada. Travelling to Costa Rica every year since 2010 for months at a time, he finally decided to just settle down in the place he loves to be. In Canada, he studied Financial Planning and worked with a couple of the country's best banks and investment firms. Advising his clients and helping them achieve their financial goals.
When his adventurous side started calling, Larry left the financial industry and joined the commercial fishing industry managing a shift at a processing plant and setting nets in the unpredictable waters in the middle of Lake Erie.
He has transferred 7 years of marketing, design and customer service experience to the real estate industry to now help those looking for a little adventure themselves and find their own piece of paradise in Costa Rica.
Matt Bernard is originally from Santa Monica, California. Moving to Costa Rica in April of 2005 to live the exotic life in the tropics that he has always dreamed of, he is now raising a family among Costa Rica's vast natural resources. From the rich mountain and jungle regions to the breathtaking and picturesque coastal areas, Matt has truly found "heaven on earth".
Coming from the iconic surf and skateboard culture from the late 70's and 80's of Westside Los Angeles, then working his way through the international wine industry, he has found a life that he truly loves.
Matt has invested in the real estate of Costa Rica himself and has seen the growth potential of his investment.
Now he is helping others discover their dream of tropical adventure and owning their own piece of paradise.
Having grown up in a home where my father was the owner of a successful insurance company has tought me the value of always genuinely caring and taking care of the clients specific wants and needs.
My sales journey began at the tender age of 16, while at the same time attending Law School, along side my father who showed me the value of exceeding the clients expectations by having a higher than normal operating standards and creating an amazing experience for them.
Fast forward to today I have had a rewarding career that has lasted more than 45 years, 15 of them as a Licensed Realtor in Calgary, AB Canada with countless happy, well taken care of clients.
I am a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), associated with NAR (National Association of Realtors USA) and formerly associated, while as a Realtor in Calgary, with CREB, AREA and CREA.
Now repeating history by bringing my son, Jorge, into the business.
We look forward to serving you with all your real estate needs.
Having worked for a major Canadian airline most of my life, and alongside my mother in her Real Estate and Insurance business as her assistant has taught me how to meet and exceed expectations and standards.
We bring an unmatched level of professionalism and care for our customers. We are dedicated to excellence in the way we do business and how we treat our clients.
We look forward to helping you with your real estate needs in Costa Rica.