The real estate business has always been a people business, a service, a relationship business. Even with the advent of computers, expanding services and geographic reach, real estate brokerage and management are rooted in relationships, in understanding people’s needs and concerns, and in caring enough to do the very best job to secure their goals.
In 1963, George “Sandy” – a nickname from childhood – Simpson graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in real estate. That same year, he received his real estate license.
NAI Ohio Equities was formed in 1971 by George Simpson and The Ohio Company. The Ohio Company was a large regional New York stock exchange investment banking company. George was a managing partner and became president in 1976. NAI Ohio Equities is now celebrating over 40 years and is wholly owned by George Simpson. George has been involved in many professional organizations. From 1981 to 1986, he was president of four associations including the Columbus Board of Realtors, the Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors, Columbus Countrywide Development Corporation SBA Financing, and the Central Ohio Chapter, National Association of Industrial and Office Parks. He also actively participated in the American Society of Real Estate Counselors and in 1983, George was inducted into the Society of Industry and Office Realtors. In 1993, the Columbus Board of Realtors honored him as Broker of the Year. In 2001, he was awarded the Erika Blumenstein Memorial Award from the Columbus Board of Realtors.
George’s contributions to Central Ohio include his serving on the James Cancer Hospital Foundation Board and the James Ambassador’s Society. He also served on the Board of the Columbus Cancer Clinic. He held leadership and participation in the Columbus Housing Partnership Board, the Development Committee of Central Ohio, the Baxley Planning Commission and as President of the Columbus Country Club.
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605 S Front Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
The Ohio State University
B.S. Real Estate, 1963
NAR - Nat'l Assn of Realtors
OAR - Ohio Assn of Realtors
CR - Columbus Realtors®
National Association of Office and Industrial Parks (NAIOP)
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Columbus Commercial Industrial Investment Realtors (CCIIR)