SOURCE: McGuire Real Estate

December 11, 2007 12:00 ET

McGuire Real Estate Appoints Dara as Executive Vice President of Business Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - December 11, 2007) - McGuire Real Estate, a San Francisco-based real estate company specializing in luxury real estate, announced today the appointment of Kenneth Dara as executive vice president of business development. In this position, he will be responsible for expanding the company's business in the Bay Area and applying his international expertise to McGuire's affiliation as a charter member of Luxury Portfolio that serves luxury homebuyers and sellers worldwide at

Prior to joining McGuire, Dara was a sales agent and then team leader with Keller Williams in San Francisco where he helped coach and train its agents, and was awarded Team Leader of the Year in 2005 for the company's 32 offices in Northern California. Earlier he was with Red Oak Realty in the East Bay where he closed 17 transactions in his first year after relocating from Europe. While living in Switzerland, Dara served as a consultant to real estate start-ups there including a villa rental website. Earlier, Dara founded Real Tech, a New England-based real estate technology firm serving Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The company trained and mentored real estate agents in how to effectively utilize technology. Dara has also published numerous articles about real estate technology.

Dara graduated from Bradford College in Massachusetts where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in marketing and real estate. He lives with his family in San Francisco.

About McGuire Real Estate

Since 1919, McGuire Real Estate ( has been an integral part of the real estate scene in the San Francisco Bay Area. A mid-sized, regional boutique, McGuire specializes in luxury real estate but applies the highest standards of service to properties in every price range, and to every client. Its "customer first" philosophy and local focus have proved to be a winning formula for this Bay Area real estate leader. The firm has three offices in San Francisco, one in Mill Valley serving Marin County and one in Burlingame serving the Peninsula.

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