About Us

In October 2017, a group of seasoned, local real estate agents opened GardnerKeim Coastal Realty on St. Simons with the goal of:

  • Assembling the finest team of real estate professionals in the region,
  • Providing our clients and customers with an unsurpassed level of market knowledge, enthusiasm, and service,
  • And to become the premier real estate sales and marketing firm in the Golden Isles.

WILLIAM D. KEIM, Owner & Broker: Bill has been a real estate professional on St. Simons for 21 years. His experience includes serving for 12 years as founding broker at another successful firm as well as serving on numerous local Golden Isles Association of Realtors (GIAR) committees, and serving as its President in 2009. At the state level, Bill has served as a Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR) State Director, Chairman of the RPAC Committee and received the Dick McCrudden Award, the GAR's top honor. He was nominated for Georgia Realtor of the Year twice and awarded GIAR Realtor of the Year in both 2007 and 2010.

DANA M. GARDNER, Owner & Associate Broker: Dana is a native of the Golden Isles and has been a top real estate professional in the Golden Isles since 2004, all of those years alongside Bill Keim, her friend, colleague and mentor in the industry. The two of them decided to pool their talents and create the brokerage firm of their dreams – GardnerKeim Coastal Realty. Dana has served on and chaired numerous local Golden Isles Association of Realtors committees and is a Lifetime Member of the GIAR Circle of Excellence.