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We would like first to introduce the shining star of our business: SANTA FE, New Mexico

With a population of 70,000, the city of Santa Fe is 7,000 feet above sea level and rests in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains. It is the highest, and oldest, capital in the U.S. Founded around 1607, and is America’s second oldest city. Today, Santa Fe’s unique offerings of art, culture and ancient native traditions makes it a world-class destination, drawing more than 1 million visitors each year.

Santa Fe is home to over 100 museums including Museum of International Folk Art, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, New Mexico History Museum, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, New Mexico Museum of Art, and SITE Santa Fe.

Santa Fe is one of the world’s premiere food destinations with innovative Southwestern fare created by award-winning chefs. Hearty New Mexican dishes such as breakfast burritos and green chile stew are reason enough for Santa Fe to have earned a prominent place on the world’s culinary map. If you're hungry for Asian, French, Italian, Indian or Middle Eastern cuisine, you'll find them all here as well. 

With over 240 art galleries, Santa Fe is the third-largest art market in the U.S., a veritable Mecca for enthusiasts and collectors of historic and contemporary art.

Music venues are aplenty and include the Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Santa Fe Chamber Music and the world-renowned Santa Fe Opera. Contemporary music is found throughout the area and includes  the Lensic Theater, Paolo Soleri Amphitheater, the Railyard, and any number of restaurants and brew pubs.

The Plaza, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is the heart and soul of Santa Fe. It is the gathering spot for residents and tourists alike and is surrounded by city landmarks, shops and restaurants. During the summer months the Plaza Bandstand comes alive with live, local music.

Outdoor adventures abound in Santa Fe: hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, skiing, rafting, and golf courses can all be found here.

Summer in Santa Fe is a whirlwind of unique, world-famous exhibits, markets and shows: Spanish Market, International Folk Art Market, Whitehawk Antique Indian & Ethnographic Art Show, Indian Market, contemporary ART Santa Fe, to name a few.


WM. DAVID DOUGHERTY, Qualifying Broker

Born in Santa Fe, David Dougherty holds a degree from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from the University of Arizona. A licensed real estate broker since 1980, David specializes in commercial in-vestment properties of all varieties. His congeniality puts investors at ease and his knowledge of the area grants access to some great investments. No stranger to the surrounding states, the Dougherty family has farmed in West Texas for four generations and David is still involved in the family farming business. David has been a Director on the Board of the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, Chair of the Commercial Council, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute.

Telephone 505.989.7741 or 505.690.2722

Email: [email protected]


Clara Dougherty belongs to the Lucero family, one of the oldest Spanish Colonial families in New Mexico. She holds a degree from New Mexico State and an MBA from The University of Arizona. A licensed broker since 1980 Clara specializes in fine residential properties. Dedicated to finding the right home and the right buyer, her tenacity and stamina is unmatched. Knowledge of the neighborhoods and their various lifestyles is intrinsic to Clara and she loves sharing it with her clients. Clara has been Chairperson of the MLS Committee for the Santa Fe Association of Realtors, Executive Director of The Spanish Colonial Arts Society and is presently on the board of the Adobe Rose Theatre and is a trustee for The Museum of New Mexico Foundation.

Telephone 505.989.7741 or 505.690.0471

Email: [email protected] 

WARREN THOMPSON, Associate Broker

Warren Thompson moved to Santa Fe with his family at the age of three. After receiving his MBA, from the University of New Mexico, he returned to Santa Fe to raise his family. Working in all aspects of the real estate industry, including very complex projects, gives Warren a unique insight into the industry and has allowed him to have a successful career for the past 27+ years.

Telephone 505.989.7741 or 505.577.2744

Email: [email protected] 


ERIKA COULEUR,  Associate Broker

Born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Erika Couleur’s family is one of the original Spanish Colonial families that settled here in the early 1600’s. To this day many of her family members reside here in northern New Mexico. For the past few years Erika has spent summers as an intern at Dougherty Real Estate Co., LLC, while pursuing her studies at Texas Tech University. While interning, she became interested in real estate; especially as it relates to Santa Fe’s rich cultural history, titles to properties and unique architecture. After graduating in May of 2020 with a BA in history and a minor in Russian language, she returned to Santa Fe to pursue a career in real estate. Having grown up in Santa Fe, Erika has many contacts and a full knowledge of how the “City Different” operates in its unusual way, and being relatively young, she has a good grasp of the internet and the many medias that relate to real estate.

Telephone: 505.989.7741 | 505.670.4754 

Email: [email protected]


TIKAL MCGORTY, Co-Office Manager

Raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Tikal grew up around a family of entrepreneurs. The Streets, on her mother’s side, owned and operated the Taos Inn from 1949-1964 before settling in Santa Fe to open a gallery on Canyon Road. Her father, Jim McGorty has been an award-winning designer­/builder in Santa Fe for over 50 years. Tikal's appreciation of lovely homes came from her father, as she watched him work through every detail of building handcrafted, sculptural adobe homes. After receiving a BA in Communication with a minor in Marketing from The American University of Rome, she spent the last five years in London, U.K. Her appreciation of New Mexico's unique culture, art scene, and architecture has led her to return home to pursue a career in real estate. Growing up in Santa Fe, has given Tikal the benefit of building connections over the years giving her insight on trends and vast knowledge of the city's rich history.

Telephone: 505.989.7741

Email: [email protected]

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