GG Benitez International

Our Story & Services

Led by licensed REALTOR® and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) Ghada “GG” Benitez, GG Benitez International of Realty Executives Dillon specializes in bridging the Dubai and coastal California luxury real estate markets for a discerning clientele of homebuyers, sellers, and investors.

With our finger on the pulse of two of the world’s most coveted and lucrative luxury markets, our focus is to help you capitalize on the best investment opportunities that Dubai and coastal California have to offer.

As a designated CIPS authority on international real estate, we provide you with expert guidance and in-depth knowledge along with a complete suite of concierge-style, best-in-class services tailored to your real estate needs, lifestyle, and investment portfolio. Our team possesses the market insights, business intelligence, strategic thinking, and multicultural understanding critical to buying, selling, and marketing luxury properties in today’s complex global real estate sector.

Furthering the value of our services, we also maintain a referral network of trusted experts and affiliates that includes international legal, accounting, property management and brokerage professionals.

Whether you are selling a high-end property or you are purchasing an investment property, vacation home, or the primary residence of your dreams, GG Benitez International is here to help you make strategic decisions and achieve your real estate goals.

Elevating the Experience for Buyers

Our elite listings portfolio and highly connected network of top-ranked agents in Dubai and coastal California allow us to give distinctive homebuyers and real estate investors direct access to the most desirable off-plan properties and exclusive projects in all stages of development. From personalized searches through the final transaction, we help balance the financial and emotional investment in buying luxury real estate, at every milestone.

Setting New Standards for Sellers

We also ensure that sellers receive the exposure and results they deserve. Through our creative public relations and marketing campaigns and intelligent business strategies, we set the stage for a successful sales experience on all ends of the deal.

Capable & Connected

International Real Estate & Business Experts

Our skills go beyond our licensed REALTOR® credential to include the distinguished CIPS designation. This means we are among an elite group of 3,500 real estate professionals in 45 countries who are officially deemed the “consumers' best and most trusted resource for navigating the global real estate market.” We also have a decades-long history in other areas of business and entrepreneurship, which adds unrivaled value to our expertise in the international real estate sector.

Multi-Cultural at Heart

We are headquartered in San Diego with an outpost in Dubai. We are fluent in both English and Arabic, and we are deep-rooted professionally and personally in both the U.S. and Middle Eastern cultures.

Global Connections

We have cultivated an exclusive network of high-net worth individuals and families, real estate investors and developers, businesses, accredited professionals, and other contacts and colleagues to source buyers and sellers, referrals, knowledge, and support from.

Skilled in Sales

Our international real estate skills combined with our sales background is instrumental in successfully navigating the nuances of identifying the right opportunities through negotiating and closing deals.

PR & Marketing Expertise

Our deep experience in PR and marketing results in effective print and digital media campaigns, strategic press releases and features, and open houses and events that are targeted, tasteful, and effective.

Learn more about our founder Ghada “GG” Benitez here.

About GG Benitez

GG Benitez, a licensed REALTOR® and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), unites her real estate expertise, business acumen, worldwide connections, and tenacious spirit as the founder of GG Benitez International. Drawing from her passion for global real estate, her San Diego and Arab-American roots, and her fluency in English and Arabic, GG has carved out a specialized niche focused on the Dubai and coastal California luxury markets.

Driven by these thriving real estate sectors, GG earned her license as a REALTOR® and Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), the only international designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORS®, to create a bridge between high-end properties in Dubai and coastal California. She is highly skilled in all areas of international real estate practices and international business, an immense benefit to her elite clientele of buyers, sellers, and investors. Building strong relationships and a go-getter attitude are at the core of GG’s style.

GG’s decades-long experiences as a serial entrepreneur and multi-business owner sets her apart. Previously entrenched in pharmaceutical sales and as a powerhouse publicist, GG understands the complexities of negotiating and closing deals, catering to an elite clientele, interpreting market trends, building brands, garnering exposure, and problem-solving. Her economics degree from the University of California San Diego – Revelle (UCSD) also serves her clients with immeasurable value.

GG’s dynamic professional journey has earned her numerous media recognitions including Making It in America (HLN), Good Morning America (ABC), The TODAY Show (NBC), Forbes, Inc., and E! News.

Giving back is an important value to GG. She is an active supporter of the nonprofits Build a Miracle (BAM) and Friends of Scott Foundation, as well as various initiatives within her community.

GG and her family are lifelong residents of San Diego, and she travels frequently to Dubai and other destinations around the world.

Let’s Open Escrow in Dubai!


Get inspired by the stories of our satisfied clients and the results they achieved with our assistance.

“As an investor, it was important to speak to someone knowledgeable about the fast-moving Dubai real estate market, and that’s what my partners and I found with GG Benitez and her team. They walked us through the entire investing process and ultimately found us the perfect opportunities to invest in. We are excited to be part of the action in Dubai, and will continue to use GG as we grow our portfolio in the Middle East.”

Ray T.

GG Benitez is well connected in Dubai and here in San Diego. She and her Real Estate partners showed me multiple properties in Dubai, ultimately helping me find the most strategic investment opportunity. She is on top of her game, knowledgeable, and trustworthy in this area. If you need someone to help you buy and invest in real estate, I highly recommend her.

Chris Mattia

GG Benitez is an astute realtor. She is methodical, organized and extremely helpful. She has the pulse on the dubai market and will hold your hand throughout the entire process . I highly recommend her for your international real estate purchase.

Vince Dickow

I have known GG over 30 years she is one of the most hard working professionals I know with strong determination and knowledge of both the San Diego and the Dubai Market and current trends. Having GG by your side as your advisor is a financial benefit on its own.

Zainab Al Shamkhani

“In a world of robotic transactions, GG Benitez is uniquely and wonderfully human. As busy as she is, GG is committed to the needs and vision of each client, and that’s a good feeling.”

Kelcey Felbert - Operations Director

“GG Benitez International is the real deal. GG understands how international real estate operates. She has an instinctive sense of what the client needs and how to achieve it.”

Teresa Dillon - President and Owner, Dillon Corporation
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