David Dean Owner/Broker
David has been active in all facets of sales as a real estate broker since 1971 specializing in land development and subdivisions. 45 years in the real estate business and brokerage management have given David unparalleled knowledge of the Litchfield County real estate market.
In 1985, Coldwell Banker awarded Bredice & Dean Realty the franchise based on its reputation and progressive business policies. The real estate company grew to 50 + agents and 2 offices over next few years, and included seven mergers. It became the largest and one of the most successful full service real estate companies in
He has been an active member of the Executive Board of the Connecticut Association of Realtors as chairman of Strategic Planning & Finance Committees, Presidential Advisory Committee, liaison to the National convention, and a member of the Presidential task force to create a state-wide MLS. David served two terms with Coldwell Banker’s President’s Advisory Group for the Northeast Region and as a panelist at the National Convention.
He spent many years volunteering on numerous local charity boards and organizations. He served as president during his 25 years in Rotary International.
A founding member of the Torrington Vision Group, David has worked with successive Mayors to create a unified downtown. He has worked with several developers to bring larger retail merchants into
A firm believer in continuing education, David completed all CCIM (Commercial Industrial Management) courses, and earned the following designations:
- GRI: Graduate Realtor Institute
- CRB: Certified Residential Broker
- ARM: Accredited Residential Management
- E-PRO: advanced specialization in utilizing the internet for property marketing and transaction management
- Licensed Connecticut appraiser from 1971-2003
Kevin Nelson Associate Broker
Kevin has spent the last twenty years in the National Commercial and Investment Real Estate Industry. A long-time Litchfield County resident, he brings a unique perspective and considerable experience to the local commercial real estate community. He is quick to understand a client's perspective and is very creative in fulfilling a client's needs.
With extensive business brokerage experience, Kevin finds creative solutions to difficult transactional issues. He works with his clients on all aspects of a deal: financing, approvals, specialist reviews.
Gary Giordano Associate
Gary was the owner of Giordano Signs & Graphics for more than 28 years and with that has helped many businesses in the Northwest Corner develop their image, along with marketing their product and services. Born and raised in Litchfield County Gary has an extensive knowledge of the area and business climate.
As a licensed agent, he can not only assist in finding the correct property for your business, he can intuitively seek the appropriate tenant or buyer for your property.
Michael Soliani Associate
Michael Soliani has recently joined our commercial sales team. Having been born and raised in Torrington, Michael brings a lifelong perspective of the area to our office. He specializes in commercial sales and leasing in the greater Litchfield county area.
Michael is a retired firefighter with the City of Torrington which brings a unique view of properties to the office. He is currently a volunteer firefighter and instructor for the Harwinton West Side FD. He was also employed with local contracting and manufacturing companies which a has assisted in his abilities as a leader.
Michael resides in Harwinton with his wife Lisa and has 3 adult sons. He is a past baseball coach and member of the Harwinton Youth Sports Association, member of the International Association of Firefighters Alumni, member of K of C - St Sharbel Council at St. Maron Church in Torrington, BPOE #372 and a supporter and volunteer for the Torrington PAL.
Ginger Dean Owner/Broker
A licensed Real Estate Broker since 1983, Ginger has vast experience in real estate office management and administration. Together with her husband,
Over the years, she has been very active in the service community, serving on many Boards of Directors and committees. As administrator, Ginger is committed to assisting LCC associates in servicing their clients.
TJ Zappulla Associate Broker
In 1924, TJ’s grandfather started Zappulla Realty. He followed his father into the business in 1974. Since his merger with Coldwell Banker Bredice & Dean in 1989, TJ continued to receive numerous awards as a top agent in Connecticut.
TJ has always been involved in local and statewide Realtor boards, chairing several committees. He was voted Realtor of the Year in 1979, 1983 and 1986. Several service agencies have benefited from his years of volunteer work.
We are so sad to have lost TJ to a fatal motorcycle accident on 15 June 2012.