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Leaders of Influence: Residential Real Estate Brokers


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The residential real estate market in Los Angeles is a complex landscape to say the least. Whether you are buying or selling, having the right broker in your corner can be the difference-maker in terms of getting a good deal, landing in the right location for your specific needs, and navigating the process painlessly.

In an attempt to shine a light on those hard-working brokers who have the knowledge, skills and dedication to go the extra mile for their clients, we welcome you to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual “Leaders of Influence: Residential Real Estate Brokers” special section where we recognize some of the most dynamic brokers in the region.
Congratulations to each of the professionals described in these pages … and thank you for your contributions to the thriving LA residential real estate community and our local economy!

Methodology: The professionals featured in these pages did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from nomination materials submitted to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Those selected for inclusion were reviewed by the editorial department and chosen based on a demonstration of impact made on the profession and on the Los Angeles community.

Leaders of Influence: Residential Real Estate Brokers
Aram Afshar- Coldwell Banker Realty – Beverly Hills
Rosemary Allison- Coldwell Banker Realty – Westlake Village Regional
Josh Altman and Matt Altman- Douglas Elliman
Cindy Ambuehl- Compass
Santiago Arana- The Agency
Joseph Babajian- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Avi Barazani- Coldwell Banker Realty – Studio City
Simon Beardmore- Sotheby’s International Realty
Ernie Carswell- Douglas Elliman
Dave Caskey- eXp Realty
Blair Chang- The Agency
Chris Cortazzo- Compass
Sandro Dazzan- The Agency
Tracy Do- Compass
Tim Durkovic- Douglas Elliman
Michael Edlen- Coldwell Banker Realty – Pacific Palisades
Richard Ehrlich- Westside Estate Agency
Fredrik Eklund- Douglas Elliman
Jill Epstein- Nourmand & Associates
Bjorn Farrugia and Alphonso Lascano- Hilton & Hyland
Drew Fenton- Hilton & Hyland
Valerie Fitzgerald- Coldwell Banker Realty – Beverly Hills
Joshua Flagg- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Ellen Francisco- Coldwell Banker Realty – Malibu West
Tomer Fridman- Compass
Drew and Susan Gitlin- California Properties
Ginger Glass- Compass
Neyshia Go- Sotheby’s International Realty
Zach Goldsmith- Hilton & Hyland
Jon Grauman and Adam Rosenfeld- The Agency
Emil Hartoonian- The Agency
Eric Haskell- The Agency
James Heckenberg- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Juliette Hohnen- Douglas Elliman
Sally Forster Jones- Compass
Ed Kaminsky- ItzSold, Inc.
Brad Keyes- Keyes Real Estate
Aaron Kirman- Compass
Mark Kitching- Douglas Elliman
Craig Knizek- The Agency
John Kostrey- Nourmand & Associates
David Kramer- Hilton & Hyland
Eric Lavey- Sotheby’s International Realty
Ben Lee- Coldwell Banker Realty – Beverly Hills
Jordana Leigh- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Adi Livyatan- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Jay Luchs and Steven Schaefer- Newmark
Chad Lund- Douglas Elliman
Rochelle Maize- Nourmand & Associates
Andrew Manning- California Properties
Peter Maurice and Tregg Rustad- Rodeo Realty, Inc.
Linda May- Hilton & Hyland
Janice McGlashan- Coldwell Banker Realty – La Canada Flintridge
Tyrone McKillen- Compass
Jade Mills- Coldwell Banker Realty – Beverly Hills
Scott Moore- Douglas Elliman
Kofi Nartey- GLOBL RED
Marc Noah and Kyle Dordick- Hilton & Hyland
Michael Nourmand- Nourmand & Associates
Myra Nourmand- Nourmand & Associates
David Offer- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
George Ouzounian and Gina Michelle- The Agency
Tami Pardee- Pardee Properties
David Parnes and James Harris- The Agency
Mick Partridge- Hilton & Hyland
Heather Presha- Keller Williams – Inglewood
Kurt Rappaport- Westside Estate Agency
Lauren Ravitz- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Stephen Resnick and Jonathan Nash- Hilton & Hyland
Joyce Rey- Coldwell Banker Realty – Beverly Hills
Victoria Risko- Sotheby’s International Realty
Ash Rizk- Coldwell Banker Realty – Arcadia
Chad Rogers- Hilton & Hyland
Billy Rose- The Agency
Rachelle Rosten and Kelly deLaat- Douglas Elliman
Emil Schneeman- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Shen Schulz- Sotheby’s International Realty
Stephen Shapiro- Westside Estate Agency
Marc and Sara Shevin- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
F. Ron Smith and David Berg- Compass
Susan Smith- Hilton & Hyland
Anna Solomon and David Solomon- Douglas Elliman
Andrew Spitz and Harriet Cameron- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Tracy Tutor- Douglas Elliman
Mauricio Umansky- The Agency
Konstantine Valissarakos- Nourmand & Associates
Branden and Rayni Williams- The Beverly Hills Estates
Michael Williamson- Sotheby’s International Realty
Jonah Wilson- Hilton & Hyland
Ron Wynn- Compass
Larry Young- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Stephanie Younger- Compass

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