Bert Garland

Bert Garland – Board Member

Bert has 45 years of Sales Experience, 34 years in Real Estate Sales and Brokerage, 10 years of Aircraft Sales in three states and has owned and operated an Insurance Brokerage in 5 western states managing 50 plus employees. In addition to Land Use Consultant and Wetland Conservation Banking experience, Bert is an accomplished developer in Self Storage facilities, Shopping Center Rehab, Multi-Story Office Building Rehab, Industrial Parks and Subdivisions.

Serving on the Advisory Board for the Desert Area Commercial Information Exchange, as well as a graduate and on the Alumni Council of Leadership Coachella, and a featured speaker for Coachella Invest 2015, the largest Real Estate Forum in Southern California, his understanding and love for the Coachella Valley with its outstanding investment opportunities has flourished.

Giving back to the community is very important to Bert, he has had the privilege to serve on the Board of Directors for Gilda’s Cancer Support Community for 10 years, now currently the Vice Chairman and COO for the charity, serving Riverside County,” So No One Faces Cancer Alone”.  Bert also served on the Desert Academy Christian School, Palm Desert, School Board for eight years with five of those acting as Chairman, while building a 25,000 SQ FT addition to the school, doubling its size, including class rooms, kitchen and a full gymnasium.