Douglas Elliman’s Sports & Entertainment Welcomes Gar Finnvold
January 18, 2017
Douglas Elliman is pleased to announce Gar Finnvold has joined the brokerage’s recently opened office in Delray Beach. He will also be a new addition to the firm’s Sports & Entertainment Division.
Born and raised in South Florida, Finnvold has more than 16 years of real estate experience and specializes in East Delray Beach, Boca Raton and South Palm Beach County. He previously worked with Berkshire Hathaway Florida Realty and Prudential Florida Realty. Prior to working in the real estate industry, Finnvold was a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, making eight starts for the major league team.
"We are very excited to welcome Gar to our Delray Elliman Family. His extensive knowledge, experience and professionalism will complement our rapid growth into the Delray market," said Ingrid Carlos, Managing Broker of the Delray and Boca Raton office. Added Jay Phillip Parker, CEO of Douglas Elliman’s Florida Brokerage, “His vast understanding of the market, background in sports and commitment to excellence make Gar a great asset to our team, allowing us to further our expansion in Florida as well as continue to grow our sports and entertainment division.”
Douglas Elliman Florida recently added its 19th office with the acquisition of Delray’s Tauriello & Company Real Estate Inc., strategically positioning itself into the prime Delray Beach market while expanding into Florida’s key coastal markets. Within the past year alone, the brokerage welcomed more new agents than any other firm in South Florida, growing to more than 900 agents through its continued expansion.
“It is a privilege to join Douglas Elliman’s talented team and to be part of such a successful and influential firm,” Finnvold said. “With my strong background in the South Florida market, I am looking forward to contributing to DE’s continued growth in Florida, providing clients with a personalized service and knowledgeable source on the area.”