Selling real estate involves playing a part in the changes in people's lives.

I appreciate having the opportunity to introduce a sense of adventure and joy into real estate transactions.

Charles Gruber

My Fact Sheet

  • Born February 27, 1945 in Westport, Connecticut
  • Graduated Michigan State University, B.A. Psychology, 1967
  • Graduated Staples High School, Westport, Connecticut 1963
  • Peace Corps Volunteer, Dogondouchi, Niger, West Africa 1967-1968
  • Licensed as Realtor July 11, 1987
  • Licensed as Broker July 11, 1989
  • Graduate of the Realtor Institute
  • Realtor at Gill Agency 1987-1990
  • Associate Broker at Hedges Real Estate 1990-present
  • Married 33 years to wife Khabira
  • Daughter Lily (born in 1983)
  • Son Jesse (born in 1983)
  • 3 granddaughters, 2 grandsons, 2 great-grand-babies
  • Pets: Rosie, Kalayna & Itty Kitty
  • Resident of Lawrence, Kansas since August of 1971
  • Personalized Kansas license plate: "SOLD"
  • Lawrence Board of Realtors - Realtor of the Year 1998
  • Lawrence Board of Realtors - Salesperson of the Year 2002

The 60's Story: Check out this article from the Lawrence Journal-World. It tells how the events of my lifetime shaped my perspective, and my attitude towards business.