Brian grew up on the small island of Catalina just off the coast of Los Angeles, California. After an idyllic island childhood spending his formative years on and around the ocean, Brian spent several years of service in the U.S. Coast Guard and a few years driving commercial tug boats up and down the coast between San Francisco and San Diego. During this time, he was flying back and forth to visit with his parents and younger brother who had relocated to Costa Rica and specifically the community of Nosara. Not surprisingly, it became more difficult to get back on the plane and head north for work so, unsurprisingly to anyone who has fallen in love with Nosara, Brian made what he claims to be “one of the best decisions of my life” and settled into the beach community here in Playa Guiones. This decision was clearly the right move as Brian then met his wife while walking the beach and they now have the privilege of raising their two wonderful boys here on the beach.
Brian has been a licensed local real estate agent for 14 years in addition to having managed many homes in the Nosara area. Brian’s mother and father built a boutique hotel here in Nosara and opened the doors in 1998 at which Brian assisted in the daily operations. This boots on the ground approach gave Brian the foundation of how a business operates in Costa Rica and how to successfully meet the individual needs of every client.
As Brian has said many times, “I have had the pleasure of working with the community in many different ways from assisting in our local wildlife refuge program and reforestation projects to emergency community planning. I love every aspect of this community and am privileged to call this area my home.”