About Shanta Patton-Golar
Shanta Patton-Golar is a seasoned real estate professional with over 18 years of industry experience. Her passion for real estate began when she purchased her first home at the age of 21, and since then, she has become a sought-after leader in various industry circles. As a thought-provoking national speaker, Shanta focuses on topics such as affordable housing, housing discrimination, and diversity, equity and inclusion in the real estate and mortgage industry. Shanta has been interviewed and quoted by numerous media outlets, including the Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Business Press, Vegas PBS, NPR, and Bankrate. She has also participated in multiple television and radio broadcasts, including Black News Channel (BNC), where she discussed diversity and inclusion, the history of redlining, blockbusting, housing discrimination, and market trends in Nevada and around the country. Shanta has been a featured speaker at various events, including the Greater Bergen Association of Realtors, Sacramento Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and University of Las Vegas. In addition to her speaking engagements, Shanta is a Director and National Education Chair for the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB). In this role, she uses her platform to educate the minority community about homeownership, assists the organization with member engagement and chapter development, and directs the professional education for thousands of NAREB members. Shanta is also the immediate past NAREB Region XV Vice President and a Director for the National Association of Realtors Relief Foundation, which helps those affected by floods, tornadoes, and other disasters. Shanta is the co-founder of the Make Homes Possible Coalition, which is committed to assisting 25,000 Black families with homeownership. She also lends her expertise and leadership to local, place-based community initiatives focused on homelessness, housing, and homeownership in underserved communities. Shanta’s community love is also demonstrated through her successful efforts to provide nearly 40,000 meals for a local Title I school. When she is not working, Shanta enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, three doodle babies, and desert tortoise.
About Jeremy Golar
Jeremy joined Patton and Associates in 2019, bringing with him his extensive experience as a United States Navy Veteran and a finance professional. Born and raised in Oregon, Jeremy developed a deep love for outdoor activities, including camping, hunting, fishing, and backpacking, during his childhood spent in the Eastern woods of the state. He began his career in the casino industry, working for prominent establishments such as Boyd Gaming, The Stratosphere, and the Sahara in Southern Nevada, as well as casinos in Oregon, Reno, and Central America. In 2005, Jeremy relocated to Belize to work at a casino on the Belize/Mexico border, where he lived in the jungle without electricity or running water for three years and operated a small vegetable farm. Since returning to the United States, Jeremy has been involved in the Henderson Chamber and dedicates his time to various non-profit organizations, including the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, High School Leadership, and Leadership Henderson, among others. He is committed to making a positive impact on the community and empowering people with the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions about their finances. As a financial advisor, Jeremy is passionate about financial literacy and enjoys educating people about money matters. When he is not working or volunteering, Jeremy loves spending time with his family and indulging in his passion for doodles.
About Patty White
Patty has been closing files since 2003, and she’s never lost sight of her goal. She’s worked with clients from California to Texas to Nevada with some Arizona thrown in for good measure. When she moved back to Las Vegas in 2010, She found Shanta Patton as her first ‘team’ work here. Shifting gears after working with Shanta in the past, Patty now works as an independent contractor while working from home. Her love of paperwork has worked out well for her since most realtors don’t! She couldn’t be happier with what she does today.
About Marley Golar, The Empress of Reggae – Director of Concierge Services
Marley, the youngest of Pets Patton-Golar is one ambitious and adventurous 1-year-old pup. Some of her favorite nicknames are Marley Bird, Bird, and Mar Mar. She loves to socialize and has excellent negotiating skills for toys and treats! When it’s time to play you can find her splashing and blowing water bubbles in and out of the home. A real water-loving goldendoodle that’ll show you how much fun she is! Marley loves to spend time outside whether it’s in the backyard or even on an adventure! She’s happiest when she has enough space for all five senses- sight, sound and touch being her top priorities!
About Sir Ares Mekhi Patton – Director of Agent Safety
This 5-year-old maltipoo, Ares, is the lover of the family! He is the ultimate champion of all things warm and cuddly and goes with some amazing nicknames – Tater Tot, Little Potato, Napoleon, and Paw Patrol. While Marley loves water nearly as much as life itself and can often be found playing outside, this brother prefers to lie in the sun for most days and keep his humans company by snuggling up close or taking a nap in their arms. He is fiercely protective and is always on “paw patrol”. He takes safety seriously – you wouldn’t want to mess with this guy!
About Lord Finnegan of the House Patton-Golar – Director of Marketing
Finnegan, always camera-ready and the first to get his picture taken when there is a camera around, enjoys being on social media. He goes by these adorable nicknames too – Finny, Finny Poo, Finny Fawcett, Finnanigans (short for shenanigans)! Pets Patton-Golar’s perfect puppy, Finnegan, is an excellent companion for the family! He loves to play and spends most of his time lounging in the shade outside. He’s not a big fan of loud noises and he does enjoy some alone time when necessary. He’s so regal, and we imagine that he speaks with an English accent. This 2-year-old goldendoodle has the perfect amount of elegance and cuteness wrapped up in one adorable package.
About Desert Tortoise, Zeus, The King of the Gods – Director of Relocation
In the state of Nevada, we fostered Zeus and we are registered with the state as his parents. He is part of a threatened species and the largest reptiles in the southwest united states. Estimated to be about 7-years old, he can grow up to 80 or more years old! He’ll live in several homes over his lifetime too. He currently lives in a custom habitat built by Jeremy and loves to eat from his hollyhock plants and find a patch of sun. Month-long brumations are just part of life with this little guy so we make sure not to miss out on anything! With his dog siblings close by, Zeusy Zeus is always on the lookout for some love. He needs to have his daily dose of neck rubs in the morning. He is very human-focused and has no problem coming into the house to check on us when you call him. Such a lovely desert tortoise!