Simplified Properties is a privately held real estate investment firm founded by Sean Katona.  We buy underperforming shopping centers and transform them to maximize potential.  

We specialize in the following:

  1. Vacancy / Leasing
  2. Deferred Maintenance
  3. Cosmetic & Major Fixer Uppers
  4. Fire Damage, Water Damage, Foundation Problems
  5. Property Inheritance/Probate
  6. Tear Down & New Construction
  7. Delaying / Stopping Foreclosure
  8. Back Mortgage Payments
  9. Buying Property with Little or No Equity
888-991-1070 or [email protected]


Sean Katona

Managing Partner

Sean is a full-time real estate investor, landlord and national speaker.  Katona owns income property across four states and has spearheaded 70+ deals ranging from value-add renovations to new construction.  Today his focus is revitalizing retail shopping centers and apartment buildings to maximize returns for friends & family.

Prior to real estate, Sean spent 7+ years selling advertising solutions to Fortune 500 companies.  At Microsoft and EA Sports Katona drove alliances with some of the world’s best-known marketers including Paramount, Warner Bros, Fox, Sony, ABC, NBC, Kia, Hyundai, Toyota, Mazda, and Dr Pepper.   He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Sales, Marketing & Information Systems concentrations from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington.

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Brittany Katona

Portfolio Manager

Brittany is an accomplished leader with 12+ years of experience selling and marketing pharmaceutical products, including topical aesthetics, therapeutics, and medical devices. Most recently in her role as Sr. Regional Sales Manager at Galderma she leads a team of 11 sales executives and oversees the highest volume territory in the country.

Prior to Galderma, she was the head of International Sales and Marketing for Obagi Medical Products, managing 20 International Distributors across 55 countries.  Brittany earned her Sociology (B.A.) from University of Southern California graduating Magna Cum Laude.

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Troy Gravett 

Director of Acquisitions

Mr. Gravett is a licensed agent and full time real estate investor.  “I was raised and currently reside in Torrance, CA.   My interest in Real Estate and investing blossomed after high school while reading Rich Dad Poor Dad.  I graduated from California State Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  I am a Gold Member of the Real Estate Investment Club of Los Angeles.

Outside of Real Estate, I ref high school volleyball, passionately follow the Lakers & Kings, and play volleyball, basketball, and watch Shark Tank.

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