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Ignited by a love for people, places and beauty, Academy Realty, Inc. opened in 1995 and built upon a foundation by providing exceptional care to every client. 


Whether it's negotiating a great deal or helping people through the maze of paperwork you can count on three things... KNOWLEDGE, INTEGRITY and DILIGENCE. 


Academy Realty agents deliver unrivaled support, innovative procedures and a hands-on approach. Our attentive, local, knowledgeable agents are empowered by proprietary market intelligence, unmatched resources and expansive networking.



Born in the Midwest and raised on his family's horse farm, good values and the love of land come second nature to Dean. A graduate of Loyola University of Chicago,  attending the Loyola Rome Center offered Dean a wealth of world knowledge and appreciation for art, architecture, and a beautiful environment. 

Prior to his career in real estate, Dean traded on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, specializing in foreign currency and stock indexes. Over thirty years ago, Dean began working in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood as a real estate broker and, establishing success, opened his own company, Academy Realty, Inc. in 1995. 

Moving to the "most dramatic meeting of land and sea" in 2003 has enabled Dean to become an avid golfer, contribute to the arts, and continue his passion for real estate. Whether it's helping clients find their dream home or working with investors, Dean's 30 years of real estate experience enable him to exceed expectation in professional skill and knowledge.

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Since my first home purchase many years ago and through the number of homes since then, I have been interested in discovering the many facets of the real estate business. Searching out the right properties to consider, whether for neighborhoods, renovation, or rental income, my experience has been comprehensive. I treasure working with clients to achieve their wants, needs, and goals and I bring a helpful, can-do approach to finding the right properties for them.


I also bring my creative talents to real estate with an extensive career in marketing, advertising and graphic design; achieving a B.S. degree from San Jose State. This brings my detail and problem solving skills to use when marketing properties for sale. Having worked in the investment banking industry also gives me insight into the statistics and research of real estate markets. 


I have called home to several areas of the Monterey Peninsula, from Pacific Grove, Monterey, Carmel, and Carmel Valley. I can share first-hand knowledge and insights into these areas and neighborhoods. Along my journey, I enjoy the arts, music, golf, and all the fun outdoor activities this magnificent area has to offer.


Professional Associations: Monterey County Association of Realtors (MCAR), California Association of Realtors CAR), National Association of Realtors (NAR)

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