Proving they are true leaders in a complex real estate market, two individual agents and five teams from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties have been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as among the most dynamic residential real estate agents in Los Angeles County.
In its annual “Leaders of Influence – Residential Real Estate Brokers 2023” special section, the Journal shines a light on the hardworking agents and teams who have the knowledge, skills, and dedication to go the extra mile for their clients. They are recognized for their solid performance during the last 6 months of 2022 and first six months of 2023.
“In our real estate community, there are only so many individuals that have a large impact on the residential real estate scene. Our agents and teams who made it to the ‘Leaders of Influence’ list are clearly among them,” said Kathy King, Vice President and Regional Manager, Los Angeles. “They are a dynamic group who can be counted on to deliver in any economy.”
Following is a list of our agents and teams featured in the August 21 issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal.
David’s unrelenting work ethic, his thorough knowledge of the marketplace, and his integrity have earned him an impeccable reputation in the industry. Having completed just under 1,100 transactions totaling in excess of $4.3 billion, David is uniquely qualified to provide the finest representation in the industry.
Lauren holds her relationships with clients in high regard, and does so with honesty, integrity, and confidentiality. As a Luxury Director, selling luxury real estate is something Lauren was born to do. Her reputation, work ethic, persistence, and professionalism are evident from each client’s first meeting. Those she works with appreciate her keen ability to understand their needs and represent their interests by helping them achieve their real estate goals.
Meredith approaches her business with passion, transparency, a tireless work ethic, and a tenacity that sets her apart from the rest. She strives for real results for her clients – both tangible and intangible. The bottom line is critical; however, Meredith believes that so is the process and the client experience. Over the past 11 years, Meredith has become one of the top real estate agents in Los Angeles and has over $650 million in sales. She is ranked in the top half of 1% of all Berkshire Hathaway Home Services agents (over 50,000 agents globally) as well as the top 1.5% of 1.6 million agents in the nation by Real Trends. Meredith has appeared in notable and local news outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, Business Insider, LA Confidential and The Wall Street Journal. Navigating the waters of the highly competitive Los Angeles real estate market is no small task; but since relocating from her native New York City, Meredith has made LA her own. She prides herself on a deep knowledge of LA’s diverse neighborhoods, as well as the relationships she has built with clients and throughout the brokerage community.
THE FEIL GROUP is one of the true powerhouse teams on the Westside of Los Angeles and throughout the city. With clientele ranging from the entertainment industry and professional athletes, to the very top of the finance and tech spaces, THE FEIL GROUP has been the trusted real estate advisors for some of the most respected and prominent families in Los Angeles. With an extensive network throughout the city and a bottom-line-results approach, they have become real estate “fixers” of sorts, for some of the most discerning clientele. Ranking among the top 1 percent in the nation, and No. 23 Small Size Team in the world at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, along with countless other accolades as top producers, they are truly in a class of their own.
Cristie St. James and Markus Canter (The St. James + Canter Team) are the Luxury Properties Directors at the Beverly Hills office and Founding Directors of the New Homes Division for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. Cristie and Markus are consistently ranked in the Top 100 of all agents (in production and transactions) company-wide, among top REALTORS® nationally according to RealTrends, and recently named one of the few esteemed RISMedia 2022 Real Estate Newsmakers – Futurists. With extensive experience and expertise, Cristie and Markus have gained a reputation as elite leaders in the representation of buyers, sellers, and developers of luxury properties, architectural masterpieces, fine estates, and high-end condos. St. James + Canter luxury listings regularly appear in the press, and they are known to frequently represent high-profile and celebrity clients.
The Sanborn Team specializes in probate, trust, and conservatorship sales of real property and they are a steadying force in the highly competitive Los Angeles real estate market. Nancy and Brian are Executive Directors of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties’ Probate Sales Division. They are two of the industry’s most consistent and reliable sales professionals. For more than 30 years, The Sanborn Team has developed a far-reaching network and built a team that provides informed representation to an impressive list of repeat and referral clients. Their clients include some of California’s most prestigious attorneys, accountants, trustees, administrators, and conservators, and most distinguished property owners. The Sanborn Team specializes in representing sellers of residential real estate properties throughout the Westside areas and San Fernando Valley. They are proactive, results-oriented agents with proven success. Their clients appreciate their hands on communication and problem-solving skills, as well as their negotiating skills.
With 35 years of local experience as a full-time real estate professional, Larry has the confidence and communication skills to handle the most sensitive real estate matters. For 2022 closed production, Larry Young + Associates ranked No. 5 for Small Teams placing in the Top 25 of more than 50,000 agents in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network. Larry remains a Director of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties’ Luxury Properties Division. He is committed to complete satisfaction, so his clients receive the highest level of service the industry has to offer.
“These agents and teams demonstrate, year after year, their peerless ability to deliver concierge-level service that wows their clients. We are proud to salute them for representing our company on this prestigious list,” said John Closson, Vice President and Regional Manager, Los Angeles. “Their passion for helping clients achieve the goal of homeownership shines through in each transaction.”