George Penner is the Chief Executive Officer of dpp real estate — responsible for both the day-to-day operations and the long-term strategic vision of the firm. With 300+ sales agents and support staff of 30, dpp real estate anticipates over 1600 transactions and sales of $1.3 billion in 2019.
Almost immediately after founding what was known as deasy penner in 2006, George, Mike and the rest of the team recognized the necessity for a formal New Development division – dedicated to the representation of design-centric condominium projects in Los Angeles. Since its inception, dpp real estate New Development has become the definitive resource for developers—successfully representing over 50 projects. Additionally, George is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of plumBid –a patent pending online bidding platform optimized for residential real estate. Please see: www.plumBid.com
Prior to DPP, Penner was the Chief Operating Officer of real estate brokerage firm, Mossler Deasy & Doe. Additional responsibilities included overseeing two separate affiliated business practices: Ranch Marketing Associates—a recreational and ranch brokerage firm headquartered in Colorado; and the online content site, ArchitectureForSale.com—a global resource for architectural listings for sale.
George is also the founder of Penner Design Group, LLC. (“PDG”) a Pasadena, California-based real estate development and restoration practice focusing on architecturally notable properties. To date, he has developed over 130,000 square feet residential real estate for resale. Prior to real estate, George spent ten years+ working at numerous advertising agencies, crafting the blue-chip brands of Chevrolet, Honda and DIRECTV, to name a few. His most recent post was as Senior Vice President of Deutsch Inc.—a marketing communications agency that garnered significant attention and growth during his tenure—winning Adweek’s “Agency of the Year” consecutively for three years.
He has a BA in History from Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He was also a commissioned officer in the United States Naval Reserve.