- Who We Are
Stephen K. Gomez, Partner
Stephen Gomez is a native San Franciscan. He attended local schools in the Bay Area and graduated from the University of San Francisco with a double major in Communication Arts and English Literature. Continuing his college education at the University of Madrid, he received a degree in Philosophy and Letter. After a brief stint as a creative writer, he returned to San Francisco and began his residential real estate career. more.
During his more than 30 years as a real estate broker, Stephen Gomez has maintained a strong sense of community and a desire to give back both economically and with his time. He has served on the Board of the St. Francis Hospital Foundation, the Nob Hill Association (San Francisco's oldest neighborhood association) and on numerous Homeowner Association Boards and Committees. He has worked as a tutor and interpreter at the Episcopal Community Services Adult Education Department and is presently involve in raising funds for the 2014 Huntington Park Restoration Project.
Stephen Gomez recognized that Stephen Patton shared his vision of cornering the then emerging high-end condominium, cooperative market. In the first year of his career he suggested a partnership that has proven extremely effective and fruitful over the last three decades. Demonstrating their strong desire to serve their clients in a professional and selfless manner has set them head and shoulders above the competition. Stephen Gomez has recognized that same shared vision in Bryant Kowalczyk and welcomes him as a new young and dynamic partner in the new firm of GPK (Gomez, Patton and Kowalczyk).
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Stephen L. Patton, Partner
Stephen Patton moved to San Francisco immediately after graduating from Indiana University where he earned a Degree in Marketing. Once settled on Nob Hill he open a real estate firm with Stephen Gomez and has remained a resident for over 30 years. Early on in their careers, the Stephens both recognized the importance of the emerging luxury condominium market, then in its infancy. more.
As well as his business associate, Stephen Patton has displayed strong sense of community and a willingness to impart his knowledge and energy in a number of neighborhood projects and entities. He is a past president of the Nob Hill Association (San Francisco's oldest neighborhood association) and a past president of the Gramercy Towers Homeowners Association. He currently serves on various committees at 1170 Sacramento where he and his wife make their home.
In the first year of their real estate careers it was clear to both partners that giving their clients a unique brand of personalized service with a stanch, straight forward business approach would set them apart from their competition. This approach has proven extremely effective and fruitful over the last three decades. Recognizing this same dedication in Bryant Kowalczyk, along with his unique knowledge and experience in marketing and selling the new South Beach, SOMA neighborhoods, they asked him to join their firm. With this added dimension, GPK -Gomez, Patton and Kowalczyk, along with their seasoned associates, will offer their clients a new level of service and expertise unparalleled in the San Francisco Real Estate community.
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Bryant Kowalczyk, Partner
Bryant Kowalczyk has been selling San Francisco's premier luxury homes and condominiums since 1999. With unparalleled experience and expertise in the Marina, Cow Hollow, Pacific Heights, Presidio Heights, South Beach and Financial District markets, Bryant Kowalczyk has had unprecedented access and a proven track record working directly with San Francisco's top investors, architects and real estate developers. more.
In 2016 Bryant sold the #1 residential home sale in San Francisco while representing the buyer on the acquisition of 2250 Vallejo. Originally priced for $28,000,000, 2250 Vallejo ultimately recorded after months of negotiations for $21,800,000, making it the top home sale in San Francisco for the year.
While Bryant’s proven re-sale track record consistently ranks him amongst the top 1% of all SF Brokers, Bryant’s real estate development background began by working as the sales and/or marketing manager at many of San Francisco's most prestigious residential high-rises developments. Properties such as the St. Regis Residences, The Towers at Embarcadero South,the Brannan, 200 Brannan, 301 Mission Street, 88 King Street and the Yerba Buena Lofts to name a few.
Bryant's sales, organizational, communication and negotiating skills have been finely honed through more than 1,500 successful transactions. He has worked with a wide range of affluent clients and closed some of the most complex residential transactions recorded in San Francisco. Bryant’s clientele list is a veritable who’s who of the bay area and includes real estate developers, politicians, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, professional athletes, vineyard owners, biotech pioneers, music producers, and venture capital legends.
Bryant is intimately familiar with all aspects of the sales and purchasing processes from initiating an offer, to negotiating the price, facilitating the escrow coordination, ensuring a successful appraisal, securing the appropriate financing, and closing the transaction as seamlessly as possible. In 2013 Bryant saw the value in joining Gomez & Patton, two of his long-time mentors, to form GPK Luxury Real Estate. The partnership allowed him to better service his luxury clients from the new South of Market condominiums to the more established North of Market single-family homes and cooperatives.
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