Stefan Picot – Managing Director
Stefan comes from an established background in the hotel business, most notably his hotelier network and family association with the Jumeirah Hotel Group in Dubai, UAE – operators of the iconic seven-stars Burj Al Arab hotel.
Having gained Sales & Marketing experience with the Jumeirah Hotel Group from 2004, he moved into real estate in 2008 and played an integral role in establishing the 2011 International Property Award Winning estate agency – GDI Overseas. GDI Overseas has covered various overseas markets with a special interest in Dubai, Egypt, Turkey and Thailand.
Stefan spent five years as Director of Sales for GDI Overseas, which later branched out from Dubai to its sister company Pattaya Dom in Thailand in 2012. Stefan has spent 18 months successfully selling in Pattaya, Thailand and now brings his expertise and investor following to Bangkok after assuming the position of Managing Director of Bangkok Thai Real Estate.
Nick Pendrell – Marketing Director
Nick has been working in the field of international real estate since 2007 as an investment analyst, writer, journalist and real estate agent.
At the end of 2007, his first book on international real estate was published – Hurghada Property and Egypt’s Red Sea Riviera Real Estate. Following the success of the book, he moved to Hurghada in early 2008 wh ere he formed the agency, Egypt Real, which became the most successful agency on the Red Sea, selling over 400 properties over a four year period.
At the start of 2012, Nick identified Pattaya in Thailand as having become the most interesting real estate market in the world currently for both investors and lifestyle buyers alike. In August 2012, he published the first ever complete guidebook for those interested in buying in Pattaya – Pattaya Property and Thailand’s Real Estate. Nick is also a prolific journalist on the subject of Pattaya property, regularly contributing to magazines including Pattaya Condo Guide, SE Asia Property Report, Real Estate Magazine and Pattaya Property Trader as well as international websites including PropertyShowrooms.com, HomesGoFast.com and Property-Abroad.com
Nick acts as the local partner for most major UK-based international real estate agencies including Knight Knox, International Dreams, Azure Overseas and 1st Choice Global Properties and also acts as a personal investment advisor for several high net worth individuals around the world.
Stuart Daly – Managing Director: Pattaya Branch
Stuart is the Managing Director of Pattaya Realty which was founded in 2001, making the agency one of the longest established and most respected real estate agencies in the city. With over 15 years’ experience of operating on the Pattaya property market, few in the city understand the market and have the depth of knowledge as Stuart possesses.
Pattaya Realty are members of all major trade organizations operating in the region, including the Real Estate Broker Association of Thailand, Real Estate Broker Association (Eastern Seaboard) of which he is currently Vice President, the National Association of Realtors, members of which need to demonstrate a high level of education regarding the real estate business and abide by a strict code of ethics. Stuart also has the CIPS accreditation (Certified International Property Specialist) after completing a comprehensive international Real Estate course organised by the NAR.
As one of the most-established and active agencies in Pattaya, Pattaya Realty has one of the largest databases of properties for sale of any agency. The company also offers a wide selection of properties for rent - both on a long-term and short-term basis, offers property management services and has a division specializing in commercial property for sale and lease.
Pattaya Realty has a staff of over 15 personnel operating from offices in Central Pattaya.