Giammalva Properties, Inc., established in 1978, has built a strong reputation as real estate land broker, developer, and investor over the past 40 years in the Houston area. GPI’s longevity and success speaks to the honesty and integrity with which it represents its clients. The majority of GPI’s transactions have been within 50 miles of the Central Business District which indicates our focus and concentration in the greater Houston real estate market. GPI serves as broker for all its land investment and development partnerships.
About Giammalva Properties, Inc.
Vincent A. Giammalva, a native Houstonian, graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1980 and from the University of Texas at Austin in 1985. Vincent holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. Vincent worked in commercial real estate with a national firm and then joined GPI in 1989. With over 33 years of experience, Vincent has been involved with over $300 million in land sales transactions. As both a real estate developer and broker, Vincent understands the risk associated with each transaction. He serves as General Partner in all real estate investments and takes an active role in the purchase, ownership, and disposition of each investment. A thorough due diligence assessment is performed for each prospective deal prior to any financial commitment. Vincent and his wife Sally are active in the Houston community and have two children.
Charles J. Giammalva, Sr., a fourth generation Houstonian, graduated from St. Thomas High School in Houston and holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Houston. Charles’ roots run deep in the Houston area, following his father’s real estate business from an early age. Charles began his career in Commercial Real Estate in 1970 and started his own firm, Giammalva Properties in 1978. Over the past 45 years, Charles has represented many national firms in selling and purchasing real estate.
Susan S. Harsley (Susie), a Baylor University honor graduate, earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting in 1982. Susie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) registered in the State of Texas. Susie worked in Houston at Texas Commerce Bank (currently Chase Bank) and began her accounting career in both audit and tax at Arthur Andersen & Co. – Houston in 1982. Susie worked for a private investment firm and its partners for over 25 years specializing in real estate and venture capital investments. Susie serves in the accounting, tax, treasury, and property management functions at GPI.
Office and Accounting Manager
Charlene D. McCartney, a native Houstonian, has over 30 years experience in the commercial real estate business. Charlene began her real estate career spending 8 years at GJR Investments and Private Mini Storage working in accounting, finance, and construction/development. Charlene has worked over 22 years with GPI in accounting and treasury functions, along with property management, construction, and development.