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Headquarters Staff

Steve Zimmerman, CBI, M&AMI, CBB, FIBBA

Steve Zimmerman, CBI, M&AMI, CBB, FIBBA

Founder, Principal Broker and Chief Executive Officer

Steve is the Founder, Principal Broker and Chief Executive Officer of Restaurant Realty Company. Steve has personally sold/leased over 1,000 restaurant, bar or club businesses, sold many commercial buildings, collaborated with over 2,000 clients, and completed over 3,000 restaurant valuations since 1996. Steve's experience includes sales, acquisitions, management and ownership of numerous properties throughout California including restaurants, hotels, apartment buildings, single family houses, an office building and a multi-use retail building. Steve is the author of Restaurant Dealmaker – An Insider’s Trade Secrets for Buying a Restaurant, Bar or Club available on Amazon. Prior to starting Restaurant Realty, Steve had over 20 years of restaurant experience and was President and CEO of Zim’s Restaurants - one of the largest privately owned restaurant chains in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Andrea Curtis

Andrea Curtis

Buyer Manager

If you are going to be buying a restaurant, bar or club with Restaurant Realty then you will be communicating with Andrea. Andrea interacts with all of our buyers, screening, setting up appointments, and providing additional information when necessary. Andrea is also involved with various administrative functions of the corporate office.

Prior to joining Restaurant Realty Company Andrea worked at Keller Williams Realty for many years as a realtor, loan agent and property manager listing, marketing and selling homes, condominiums and land parcels. Her past experience also includes extensive administrative, sales and sales management positions. Andrea speaks Spanish and holds a California State Real Estate License (Lic. ID #01466526)

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Gail Lafayette

Gail Lafayette

Project Manager & Listing Transaction Agent

Gail is generally the first point of contact for all prospective sellers and landlords looking to sell or lease with Restaurant Realty. She matches prospective clients with the appropriate broker or agent. Additionally, Gail works with local sellers on valuations of their business, listing them for sale and oversees each of her listings through the sales process.

Gail’s working career has revolved around managing challenging projects, tackling them head on while looking out for her client's best interests. Many of the skills learned from her days in project management of Retail Store Development and Construction has given her the opportunity to build on that momentum of overcoming challenges in the field of Business Brokerage. {READ MORE}

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Shevaun Lowry

Shevaun Lowry

Buyer Coordinator

Licensed by the California Bureau of Real Estate since 2005, Shevaun has concentrated on serving clients in Northern California. Her lengthy background of representing buyers and sellers in residential properties established her reputation of integrity. Shevaun also brings years of practical experience from the hospitality industry, including high-end hotels, to the specialized market of restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Shevaun continues to provide her clients with focused attention and a collaborative approach to the transaction.

Prior to joining Restaurant Realty Company, Shevaun was a Realtor for Christopherson Properties, a sister company to luxury home developers. Her contribution was paramount to their start-up business of rebuilding homes compromised by the 2017 Tubbs Fire in Sonoma County. Shevaun is happily married to a wonderful man and proud mother of two marvelous daughters. {READ MORE}

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Laura Graber

Laura Graber

Internet Coordinator

Laura Graber is our NEW Restaurant Realty Internet Coordinator responsible for managing all restaurant, bar and nightclub listings on RRC's website spanning across Northern and Southern California. As well, she oversees updating 10+ listing engine websites and agent collaboration. Lastly, she oversees our weekly e-newsletters that highlight our active, price reduced, new and featured listings. Laura has held a California Broker's Licence since 2007 and has helped hundreds of homeowners meet their real estate goals in Sonoma County, where she grew up. Laura currently lives in Santa Rosa where she is raising her son and enjoys all that Sonoma County has to offer. From the beautiful beaches that line the coast, to the world class restaurants and wineries in big cities and quaint towns, to the comfortable year round climate... Northern California really does have it all.

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Jeremy Broekman

Jeremy Broekman

Creative / Marketing Director

Jeremy Broekman joined Restaurant Realty Company in October 2016. Jeremy launched our 20th anniversary campaign and relaunched our new website and listing platform, including an incredible search engine optimization effort. He’s an invaluable part of our team delivering real estate marketing, advertising, pay-per-click, social media, sales and PR services to all our agents and our brand. Jeremy leads our agent marketing to help launch successful marketing/advertising campaigns, branding campaigns, effective publicity/promotions and PR strategies. He coaches and consults individuals in the areas of business development, brand strategy and social media.

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Judy Gilberg

Judy Gilberg

Finance Director

Judy has been with Restaurant Realty Company since 1999. Judy is an experienced agent and oversees the financial functions of the company. Prior to this she worked as a Buyer Coordinator and liquor license transfer specialist for restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Judy also oversees marketing, advertising, and day to day operations of the business. Prior to joining Restaurant Realty Company, Judy was the President/Owner of Bay Marketing Company, which sold millions of dollars of merchandise to large retailers throughout the west coast. Judy also previously worked with Macy’s as a Buyer and Sales Manager.
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Bruce MacDiarmid

Bruce MacDiarmid

Strategic Advisor

Bruce MacDiarmid is a highly experienced executive with multiple successful leadership roles as CEO, COO, and Board Chairman. He currently provides strategic advisory services to franchise organizations, independent operators and chain organizations in multiple segments of the restaurant industry. His interest in Real Estate developed early on when he earned a California Real Estate Salesman License while working as a General Manager for Continental Restaurant Systems in Ventura, Thousand Oaks and later San Diego. Most recently, Bruce was CEO, President and Chairman of the $170 million privately held regional family casual dining restaurant group, Shari’s Café & Pie, with over 100 locations throughout the Pacific Northwest. Bruce also served as President and COO for Black Angus Steakhouses, a $220 million premier regional steakhouse chain with 82 restaurants across the Western region. {READ MORE}

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Northern California Team

Patrick Totah

Patrick Totah

Listing Transaction Agent, San Francisco Bay Area
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Andy Mirabell, CBB

Andy Mirabell, CBB

Listing Transaction Agent, Greater San Francisco Bay Area
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Jim Pate, CBB

Jim Pate, CBB

Listing Transaction Agent, Northern California
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Keith Simpson

Keith Simpson

Listing Transaction Agent, Sacramento and Surrounding Areas
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Nancy Wilbur

Nancy Wilbur

Listing Transaction Agent, Sacramento and Surrounding Areas
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Tamas Torok

Tamas Torok

Listing Transaction Agent, Sacramento and Surrounding Areas
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Giancarlo DiTullio

Giancarlo DiTullio

Listing Transaction Agent, Greater San Francisco Bay Area & Central Valley
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Richard DiTullio

Richard DiTullio

Broker Associate, Central Valley
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Bruce Osterlye

Bruce Osterlye

Listing Transaction Agent, San Francisco Bay Area
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Southern California Team

Keith Simpson

Keith Simpson

Listing Transaction Agent, Los Angeles
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Todd Pliss

Todd Pliss

Listing Transaction Agent, Los Angeles
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Abe Skaletzky

Abe Skaletzky

Broker Associate, Los Angeles
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Zachary Rager

Zachary Rager

Listing Transaction Agent, Los Angeles County
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Lisa Salinas

Lisa Salinas

Broker Associate, Los Angeles County
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Michael Pauwels

Michael Pauwels

Listing Transaction Agent, Southern California
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Brian Blosser

Brian Blosser

Listing Transaction Agent, Los Angeles County
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Jonathan Ferrini

Jonathan Ferrini

Broker Associate, San Diego, Riverside and San Bernardino
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Kevin Mathews

Kevin Mathews

Listing Transaction Agent, San Diego County
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Martin Cramer, CCIM, CPM

Martin Cramer, CCIM, CPM

Broker Associate, Southern California
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