Our Team

Beau Bryant

Realtor Associate®

Beau has been licensed since 2003. He is also a licensed General Contractor and has been the owner/President of Bluewater Signature Homes since 2003 as well.

Phone: 850.450.4656

Brian Choron

Realtor Associate®

Brian has been licensed for over twelve years. He is also a certified residential appraiser and a licensed insurance adjuster.

Phone: 850.377.5331

Bryan Baars

Realtor Associate®

Real Estate Broker Associate for over 30 years having expertise in residential waterfront, acreage, investment and commercial properties. Previous sales positions at Marriott Hotels in New Orleans, Dallas, New York and Southwestern Regional Sales Manager for the hotel division of Rank Organisation, London. Community involvement with participation in Five Flags Sertoma, Gulf Coast Arts Festival, and Habitat for Humanity. Attended University of Denver and Florida State University majoring in Economics and minoring in Real Estate. Special interest include sailing, snow skiing and's a master swimmer.

Phone: 850.712.5341

Fred Gunther

Broker/Owner, CCIM

Fred is owner and Broker of Gunther Properties, which he launched in 2006.  He has over 20 years of experience in real estate specializing in complex commercial transactions. Fred has been instrumental in the growth and development of downtown Pensacola.  In 2006, he partnered with architect Scott Sallis and the City of Pensacola to develop The Lofts on Intendencia creating much-needed professional housing downtown.  Since then he has served as Chairman of the City of Pensacola's Zoning Board of Adjustments for several years and is a Trustee and Officer of the Community Maritime Park Associates Board.  He is currently developing Galvestown, a mixed use development on Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola.

In addition to being owner/broker of Gunther Properties, Fred holds the designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM).  This distinction notes recognized experts in the commercial and investment real estate industry who are also part of a global commercial real estate network with members across North America and in more than thirty countries.  Of the estimated 150,000 commercial real estate practitioners in North America, 9,000 hold the CCIM designation.  Fred has also been a member of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Developpment Association, since 2007.  NAIOP is the leading organization for developers, owner and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. 

Fred lives in Pensacola, FL, with his wife and son. 


Phone: 850.433.0666

Jennifer Merchant

Realtor Associate®

She brings to Gunther Properties more than 12 years of combined health care operations and management experience, having focused in project management, program development and implementation, strategic business planning, staffing, multi-site operations coordination, and the creation of technological solutions. Jennifer holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Humanities, Communication Arts, Marketing and Philosophy from the University of West Florida.

Jessica Nguyen

Realtor Associate®

Jessica Nguyen has always had a passion for homes. For over 13 years she has been a REALTOR® with Gunther Properties and also owns a residential interior design business, 3A design Studio.

Her unique combination of real estate experience and interior design skills provides added value to her clients. She can help her sellers best prepare their property for a quick offer and help her buyers not only see the potential a home has, but also make it happen. In both cases, maximizing their return on investment.

Whether you are a buyer, seller or investor, Jessica strives to make the most complex transaction seem simple and works hard to be your go to person for all of your real estate needs. She values the relationships that she has built and works relentlessly on her client’s behalf to help them achieve their real estate goals.

Phone: 850.433.0666

Karen Myers

Realtor Associate®

Karen specializes in residential sales and has over twenty years of experience in real estate.

Phone: 850.384.1092

Ken Wallace

Realtor Associate®

Ken Wallace has been a resident of Pensacola, Florida since 1962. Having grown up here, he is vastly familiar with the greater Pensacola area. His real estate career began in 1984 when he first became licensed in the state of Florida. He specializes in residential sales with a focus on customer service. He graduated cum laude from the University of West Florida with a degree in Systems Science / Business. From there he went on the provide computer and network support for the Department of Defense. Ken’s background in information technology is a great asset in marketing real estate. His experience with website design, email campaigns, presentation applications and graphics greatly enhances exposure of properties to the buying public. Ken is a member of the Pensacola Association of Realtors®, Florida Association of Realtors® and National Association of Realtors®.

Phone: 850.384.9791

Marie Skopis

Realtor Associate®
With 22 years real estate experience, Marie handles acquisitions and sales of residential and commercial property and has REO, Short Sale, and new construction experience.
Phone: 850.462.4110

Michael Thiel

Michael is originally from New Orleans Louisiana. He graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a degree in Business and Marketing. Following graduation, he began working in the banking industry and eventually became a VP in real estate lending and was in charge of managing and selling the bank's Real Estate Owned (REOs). In addition to his banking career, he began building and investing in new construction real estate deals ranging from single family dwelling to small commercial. He also became a licensed Real Estate Broker in the New Orleans area and still holds that license today. During his banking career, Michael would often visit the Panhandle of Florida for long weekends and weekly. He visited Florida so often, coworkers and friends would say “you go there so much, why don’t you move there permanently?” He did in 2002, to the Pensacola area, to initially invest in and build new construction beach houses. He has developed and sold new beach houses on Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach and Perdido Key Beach. He is also a realtor and has sold condos and other properties on the beaches and in the City of Pensacola. Not long after moving to Pensacola, Michael discovered an area on the fringe of Downtown Pensacola, called East Hill, that he thought had tremendous potential. He soon began developing single family dwellings, townhomes and small commercial properties in that area. Michael is currently a realtor with Gunther Properties, a commercial brokerage in Downtown Pensacola. He offers hard work and a professional work ethic in assisting individuals and investment groups find their piece of paradise in the Panhandle of Florida. He invites you to contact him to discuss finding that perfect piece of Florida real estate that suits your needs and desires.

Phone: 850-304-6084