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Santiago Arana

Principal and Partner, The Agency

THE LATEST: Arana specializes in high-end residential real estate

and new construction in Beverly Hills, Bel-Air, Holmby Hills, the Sunset Strip, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Santa Monica and Malibu. He was No. 7 on the Business Journal’s list of residential real estate agents with $340 million in sales in 2018.

BACKGROUND: The Bolivia-born Arana came to the United States in 2003 and joined The Agency in 2014. Arana has closed more than $2 billion worth of real estate sales in his career and has discreetly represented the likes of LeBron James, Lady Gaga, Larry David and numerous executives.

WORTH NOTING: Arana has set a number of records in his career, including the highest price-per square-foot sale in the Beverly Hills Post Office area ($2,262 per foot), the highest-priced sale of

a single-family home on Sunset Boulevard west of the 405 ($20 million) and the highest-priced sale in Santa Monica ($23 million).

YEARS ON THE LA500: 2

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