About Our Company

Principal Broker – Charles “Chuck” Bartolo

George Beach

Beach & Bartolo, Realtors was founded by George Beach in 1961, as ‘George Beach Realty’.  George’s family moved to Spencertown in 1920, when his father purchased a 725-acre dairy farm. George eventually took over the farm, with its 185 head of cattle, and ran it for 25 years. Shortly after selling the farm. George opened his real estate office, becoming one of only 3 or 4 brokers in the area at the time.

Charles “Chuck” Bartolo purchased his first Columbia County home in 1985, having moved to the area from New York City, and joined George Beach in the late 1980’s. “I wanted to work with someone with honesty and integrity,” Chuck says, “Everyone said to talk to George Beach.”  In 1993, George and Chuck partnered together to form Beach & Bartolo Realtors. To this day, under Chuck’s  leadership as Principal Broker, the agency has continued to uphold George’s commitment to serving its clients and customers with honesty and integrity.  

George Beach & Charles Bartolo

Our agents are animated by the same timeless values that the agency was founded on; Simple honesty, and a love of the area that we serve, combined with the profound satisfactions of home ownership, and an eagerness to share what we all here consider a very, very special place. Many of our agents have earned the coveted Title of Associate Broker, evidencing their extensive successful experience and depth of continuing formal education in Real Estate.

Beach & Bartolo is a sophisticated marketing organization with a robust Online presence, active social media programs, and our website affords all visitors the opportunity to not only search our listings, but all listings on the Columbia Greene Northern Dutchess Multiple Listing Service as well. The listing information provides the complete details of each property, exactly what our customers have asked for. 

Beach & Bartolo Moved from Spencertown to Chatham in 2010

Exceptional marketing credentials, highly advanced technology, and extraordinary online capabilities, coupled with endless affiliations, are what make Beach & Bartolo Realtors, the confident, ‘major force’ in Columbia County Real Estate that it is. As a result, we have earned the award of the Best Real Estate Company in Columbia County by the Chamber of Commerce, every year running since 2016.

Laid-back,friendly and a proud member of the Chatham Community, we’re always ‘up’ for drop-ins…and our central location at 34 Main Street in Chatham Village is hardly an accident. It is at the very heart of what is often considered to be one of the most attractive and interesting villages in the area, notable for its restaurants, specialty shops, its historic theater, and seasonal festivals. 

So, whether buying, selling, renting – or seeking advice – do pay us, and Chatham, a visit!