Happy New Year friends and family!
With the blessing and support of my parents, Jack and Barbara Nicklaus, Golden Bear Realty is now NV Realty Group. In 2003, my four siblings, brother-in-law Todd Vance, and I started this journey with only four agents in a tiny space that looked more like a broom closet than a real estate office. Since then, our company has grown tremendously and currently operates with more than 180 agents in two states: Florida and South Carolina. Our corporate office remains in North Palm Beach, Florida, and we have offices in Jupiter, Delray Beach and Stuart. In South Carolina, we have office locations in historic downtown Charleston and Kiawah-Seabrook Islands.

Celebrating our 15th-year anniversary in a highly competitive industry, Todd and I spent a great deal of time reflecting on our past accomplishments and future goals for the company. After collaborating with my parents and family members, we collectively envision a company that goes well beyond real estate---one that will be viewed as a luxury lifestyle brand. My father created the Golden Bear brand, and it has allowed us to build a solid foundation for this business. Yet, we are bigger than one person, and we want our name and company to reflect that. For this reason, our two families of Nicklaus and Vance created NV Realty Group. Our new modern and minimal brand mark allows us to focus less on name itself and more on the agents who represent it. We plan to promote our agents individually and propel their business to new heights through innovative technology, personal marketing, and full administrative support. Our boutique-style business is different from other real estate companies in that we care more about the success of our agents and the respect of the community than we do corporate profits. If you ask any of our team members what makes NV Realty Group such a special place to work, I am confident they will say it is because we are one big family. The same familial qualities of excellence and integrity remain at the core, and the stage is now set for new and exciting business ventures. 

One of the founding pillars of our company is our dedication to impacting the local community. Recently, we made a donation to the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation to carry on the legacy of the beloved Golden Bear himself, Jack Nicklaus. The company will continue to honor this commitment to children’s charities by pledging to contribute a portion of every real estate transaction throughout the year. This annual donation will directly support the Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation - a world leader in pediatric care. Additionally, we continuously support other children-centered charities and foundations such as Juvenile Diabetes Association, Chiari & Syringomyelia Foundation, Els for Autism, MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) to name a few. My mom always says, “Children are the root of the heart.” As the father of five children myself, I know she is right. She and my dad have dedicated their lives to helping children’s causes, and NV Realty Group will continue that tradition.

I am excited as NV Realty Group aims to launch offices in more cities and continue to pursue additional opportunities that fit within the lifestyle brand. We owe our humble beginnings to my dad and his commitment to family, value and integrity. Truly, his values set the foundation for our company, and Todd and I aim to continue that legacy through NV Realty Group as we expand into new markets and opportunities.
In closing, I would like to thank each and everyone of you for your support over the past 15 years. We would not be where we are today without our collection of highly skilled agents, courteous staff members and loyal clients. To our current and future clients, we promise to always provide the best representation, one that befits my father’s expectations of excellence and integrity.

Godspeed for a prosperous 2018!

Michael Nicklaus


Landry Brinkmann wrote: Congratulations on the new name! All the best to you and your associates. I had no idea you had offices in Charleston, SC. What a great city!

Posted on Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018 at 10:13pm.

Will Rosselle wrote: It's an honor and privileged to be part of this family! I've been in the business for over 15 years, the last 7 with Mike and Todd, and I can't imagine working for anyone else. Having the Nicklaus name behind me and the tools and guidance they have given me has taken my career to a level I couldn't have even imagined. Very excited to see what the future has in store for us all! The sky truly is the limit...

Posted on Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 3:13pm.

Jim Lipe wrote: Michael,
Congratulations on your success. I know it has been due to dedication to excellence. I enjoyed all that you had to say, and I wish only the very best to you and your family as you continue to grow your company.
All the best,
Jim Lipe

Posted on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at 1:21am.

Michael Zimmerman wrote: Wishing all of you a healthy and prosperous new year Our company has worked at some of the finest properties in Martin Palm Beach and Broward Counties With 38 years our family business is similar to yours Entrenched in history with the great connections we have established over the years

Posted on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 4:59pm.

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