Greg Garrett is 61 years old. He has 4 children and 9 grandchildren. Greg has lived in Hampton Roads his entire life, and he started in the real estate business at age 19.
Greg has been in the Real Estate business for 41 years, starting his own Real Estate Company 33 years ago.
Founding Chairman of the Young Presidents Organization , Virginia Chapter
Founding President of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization , Hampton Roads Chapter
Founding Chairman of the World Presidents Organization, Virginia Chapter
Former President of the Virginia Peninsula Homebuilders Association
Former Chairman of two industry related Political Action Committees
Member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance
Founder of Orphan Helpers®, an International organization that is currently ministering to 1,500 orphaned, abused, or incarcerated children in Central America
Founding member of the Core Leadership Group for the Gathering of Men, a “Promise Keepers” type group in Hampton Roads
former Chairman of the Newport News Mayor’s Drug Prevention Task Force
Board of Directors of Youth Challenge, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation program
Board of Directors of Operation Breaking Through, an inner-city assistance program
“Clean The Bay Day” Zone Captain for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Real Estate Broker in Virginia and North Carolina
(CRS) Certified Residential Specialist
(GRI) Graduate Realtors Institute
The first recipient of the Kauffman Social Entrepreneur Award, from the Kauffman Foundation (a 2 billion dollar international foundation) for founding Orphan Helpers.
He has received numerous Top Agent awards throughout his career including the #1 overall agent in Hampton Roads, the #1 agent on the VirginiaPeninsula, and the #1 agent in Mid-Atlantic multi-state region for his former franchise.
He was also one of 4 brokers selected out of 6,000 nationwide to do a 16-city speaking tour across America, called “Recruiting Center Stage”.
Recognized in Realtor® Magazine as one of the top 50 Realtors® in the United States.
2005 Recipient of The Good Neighbor Award which recognizes REALTORS® who have made an extraordinary commitment to improving the quality of life in their communities through volunteer work.
2009 Recipient of Humanitarian Of The Year presented by HRO (Human Relief Organization).