Industry Expertise. Local Know-How.

Stafford McCarty Commercial Real Estate is a trusted industry leader earning our reputation for quality and service by providing outstanding commercial real estate services to Central Coast businesses, developers and entrepreneurs for over 20 years.

Our Firm

As your advisor we will help you define and solve your real estate needs. By utilizing our thorough market knowledge and in-depth expertise we will deliver a solution personalized to your particular situation. And adding us to your team will let you get back to focusing on running your business with the confidence that you are achieving the best real estate solution for your business.

Our continued success is founded on establishing on-going relationships with both individual clients and corporate accounts who appreciate our competent, professional, results-oriented representation. In addition to our sales and leasing expertise, we have a broad and deep understanding of entitlement issues and the development process.

Our team is part of your team.

Meet the Stafford-McCarty Team


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Steve McCarty

Steve McCarty has been the driving force at Stafford McCarty for over 20 years. With broad knowledge in investment land and building sales and leasing, Steve has assisted clients in hundreds of successful real estate transactions. From key agricultural land to large industrial leases, from office and warehouse space to finding the right retail location, Steve’s knowledge of the Central Coast and it’s key players is a significant asset.

After graduating from the University of California at Santa Barbara with Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in 1981, Steve worked major accounts within the computer hardware and software industry. Prior to the formation of Stafford-McCarty Commercial Real Estate, Steve McCarty started his career in real estate sales and leasing with TOLD Real Estate Corporation in 1988, and operated out of Santa Maria, California. Along with partner Greg Stafford (retired), Steve started Stafford McCarty in 1992.

Steve’s current volunteer efforts include being a board member of both the Central Coast and Northern Santa Barbara County Economic Development Projects, as well as being a board member of the SLO Community Foundation and President of the San Luis Obispo Real Estate Foundation.


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Steve Davis

Steve Davis brings his fast-paced, detail-oriented approach to assisting clients with their commercial real estate needs on the Central Coast. Whether representing a small business looking for their first storefront or an established industrial client looking for the next manufacturing facility, Steve’s incisive analysis and market knowledge enable the team at Stafford McCarty to find the best solutions for complex real estate needs.

After graduating from Stanford in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering, Steve worked as a management consultant for Arthur Young and Company before moving to Sacramento to open a marketing and graphic design business, Dore Davis Design. Steve has developed his marketing and operations expertise through management positions in the hospitality industry (directing alumni resorts and conference centers for both Stanford University and University of the Pacific), being CFO of a medical research firm and working as an analyst for the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Cal Poly. Current volunteer efforts include being a Commissioner on the City of San Luis Obispo’s Park and Recreation Commission, being a board member of the SLO Youth Sports Association and a class member of Leadership SLO XXIII.