About Chip

Chip Bartley

Chip brings over 27 years of top level sales, promotions and professional Real Estate experience to people and organizations needing customized success strategies. Chip consistently strives for excellence in all areas of his life.  Having closed escrow on over a billion dollars in transactions, he has helped hundreds of families achieve home ownership.  A true American entrepreneur, Chip practices a diversified strategy in business.

Chip began his career as a Maryland firefighter where he received a citation from the HCCC for valor in a life-saving rescue operation, later becoming a US Navy hospital corpsman stationed with the United States Marine Corps as a Fleet Marine Force Medic. He served on a Presidential surgical team, earning a commendation and recognition from the White House for special operations during the Reagan administration. Chip utilizes the unique team-oriented skills and discipline he realized in the military to consistently provide stellar service as a successful sales and marketing leader.

While ranking as a top producer with multiple firms, Chip served as President of the California Association of Mortgage Brokers, on the Central Coast of California in 2004. He also represented the industry as a lobbyist in Sacramento and Washington D.C., helping define predatory lending laws. In addition, he has worked with federal agencies as a fraud detection expert.

Chip was a nationally competitive paraglider pilot and enjoyed the sport immensely.

Always the innovator, Chip founded The National Equity Exchange, an internet-based reverse auction engine. Nat-Ex is a company that provided consumers with fair-market, private mortgages nationwide.

Whether helping Veterans, first-time buyers purchase their first home or negotiating for buyers purchasing a multi-million dollar beachfront showpiece, Chip defines success as creating solutions that benefit everyone involved.

Chip currently lives in Ventura, CA with his wife of over 22 years, Buffy, and their two beautiful daughters Morgan, 19 and Emily, 17.

Chip Bartley and Family

VCA, Veteran Certified Agent
CLHMS, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist


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