GOTTFRIED INTERNATIONAL ESTATES is a leading independent real estate company based Houston and Washington, D.C. with partners in Mexico and Europe. Our real estate team supports luxury, residential, commercial, and land investments in Texas, including Houston, Washington, D.C., and in global markets. Since 2007, we have managed $2 billion (USD) in property listings, including $1 billion (USD) in Mexico, where the Gottfried Family has been active in real estate since 1910, the time of the Mexican Revolution. GOTTFRIED INTERNATIONAL ESTATES supports international investors who are interested in real estate investments in Texas, including in Houston. We hold the record for the highest priced international property listed on the Houston Association of Realtors MLS, a $65 million villa in St-Jean Cap Ferrat on the Cote d'Azur. For information on our real estate expertise, please contact us, thank you: Bill Gottfried, CEO & BROKER, cell - 713-299-0653; Danielle Gottfried, REALTOR and Partner, cell - 713-299-8116, email: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Gottfried, Broker, was honored to serve as Chairman of the Houston Association of Realtors International Advisory Group, Chairman of the Texas Association of Realtors International Committee, and the National Association of Realtors Presidential Liaison to the United Arab Emirates. He has served on the Houston Association of Realtors and the Texas Association of Realtors Boards of Directors. Bill is a founding Board Member and Advisory Board Member of the Houston Chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) supporting China and Asia - Pacific Region investors in the U.S., including in Texas and Houston.
Bill and Danielle are Certified International Property Specialists (CIPS), Transnational Referral Certified (TRC), and Certified Negotiation Experts (CNE). Bill has been a member of AMPI International Mexico, The Texas Land Brokers Network, the Bahrain-America Friendship Society, and The Asian Real Estate Association of America. He is a Knight of The Silver Circle Member of The Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C., he is a Founding Member of the U.S.-Russia Business Council in Washington, D.C., he has served on the National Association of Realtors Global Business & Alliances Committee, he is an Eagle Scout.
Bill earned a B.S. in Petroleum Marketing from The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma; a M.B.A. in International Business from The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.; he has attended Executive Ed. at the Harvard Business School; and he was commissioned a U.S. Naval Officer at Officer Candidate School, Newport, R.I. Bill began his career in the Middle East managing petroleum shipments in Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Yemen for the Department of Defense. Later in his career, he was a member of the first U.S. Government Trade Missions sent to Russia and Central Asia during the collapse of the Soviet Union to support U.S. investment cooperation with the newly independent Republics that declared their independence from the USSR.
Danielle earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from The Gwynedd-Mercy University, located in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania, a M.Ed. in Elementary Education, with a minor in Child Psychology, from The College of New Jersey, located in Trenton, New Jersey, and she holds a Reading Certification from Lehigh University, located in Lehigh, Pennsylvania. Danielle is a Certified Short Sale Negotiator, a Certified Home Marketing Specialist, and a Certified Negotiation Expert. Danielle is Transnational Referral Certified.
Danielle was the Founder, Director, and Administrator of Caravaca Academy and Apple Core Coalition, both located in Houston, and both focused on enhancing elementary education and academic excellence in the school systems of the Houston Metropolitan Area. Danielle is of French-Spanish Heritage, her family having longstanding roots in Spain and France. Danielle has been a Licensed Real Estate Agent in Texas and a real estate investor since 1980, starting her career with one of the leading luxury real estate Brokers in Houston. Danielle manages marketing and sales transactions for luxury resort properties and high end real estate properties in the Houston area as well as in international markets where Gottfried International Estates supports clients' interests.
Bill and Danielle are Managing Partners of Gottfried International, Inc., an independent management consulting and executive search firm supporting energy, agribusiness, biotechnology, space technology, and real estate development. (www.gottfriedinternational.com)