James Hirsch

James Hirsch is a native New Yorker whose family’s move out west culminated with a BA in Economics from the University of Southern California and an entrenchment into the life and culture of Encino and greater Los Angeles. Over the next 25 years, his work and leadership in commercial construction would broaden and diversify an aptitude and propensity for residential real estate. Bringing over two decades of bold and astute direction in commercial construction and a lifelong passion for real estate to The Agency’s office in Brentwood, James utilizes his diverse array of experiences to produce the results his clients deserve. His real estate acumen is constantly renewed and given sharper definition through a lifestyle dedicated to serving his community and his clients with an unparalleled attention, professionalism and integrity.

James’ parents sparked the entry point into real estate, as they successfully bought and “flipped” homes throughout his childhood. When they decided to pull up stakes and head west to California, James took with him an inundation with the nature of buying and selling the places we call home.

After graduating from USC, James worked toward a successful career in commercial construction, where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of a national, metal-manufacturing corporation. It was during this time that he continued a relentless pursuit of his passion for residential real estate by purchasing, renovating and selling several homes in both his hometown of Encino and Park City, Utah.

Today, James continues to make his home in Encino with is wife of 23 years and is a proud father of two wonderful daughters. A natural skier and golfer, James owns a distinct and seasoned affinity for the city and climate of his workplace, having been a member of the Brentwood Country Club since 1983. His strong connection to his community persists through his active involvement in several charitable organizations, including: The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and the Guardians Foundation.
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My Listings

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4717 Encino Avenue 91316 SL17-05269


What a wonderful place to live. Classic Tuscany estate with hip, modern flair and the best backyard. Completely re-done with sophisticated style, this private celebrity estate offers tremendous value in this prime Rancho Estates area of Encino. Although...

371 Dalkeith Avenue 90049 SL17-05953



Westwood Hills, Warner School District. Epic two story living on a large lot. Main level equipped with spacious living room, formal dining room, updated chef's kitchen with built in banquette, cozy den, luxurious Master Bedroom suite with oversized closet...

3646 Potosi Avenue 91604 SL16-03913


Best value south of the Blvd. This classic Mediterranean-style home is ideal for both families and entertainers. Situated on a very private Cul-de-sac, this home is within close proximity to Beverly Hills, the studios in Burbank and Universal City, Hollywoo...

My SOLD Listings

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5252 Amestoy Avenue 91316 DL16-03437



Located in the highly coveted Amestoy Estates, this impeccable Encino estate features dual solid wood gates which open onto a Conterastone driveway. The front doors open to an expansive foyer. The grand kitchen offers soaring beamed ceilings, custom stone a...

4555 White Oak Avenue 91316 SL15-02099



Perfect for entertaining- this impressive newly built, energy efficient, contemporary Napa style is located in prime Rancho Estates. Secured-by Control 4 and framed by towering mature trees, this open, light-filled architectural gem surrounds you with windo...

Stunningly Remodeled Contemporary Estate. Open ...


MLS® #15954979

Stunningly remodeled Contemporary estate. Open loft-like floor plan with sensational state-of-the art kitchen and surrounding entertaining areas as the heart of the home. Sun drenched family room with pitched beam ceilings. Large formal dining room. Ultra h...

4515 Encino Ave



This is, without doubt, one of Encino's finest estates. Reflecting the artistic eye of a seasoned architect, interior and exterior features combine to deliver an organic, yet refined beauty, which appears boundary free. Situated in a cul-de-sac and regally...

16688 Ashley Oaks 91436 SL16-03119



Stunning remodel, perfectly updated with soaring high ceilings, exquisite designer finishes, modern floorplan with ample room, and an expansive entertainer’s backyard, all on one of Encino’s best cul-de-sac streets just south of Ventura Blvd in the coveted ...

5064 Louise Avenue 91316 SL16-03297



Set back off the street in highly desirable Amestoy Estates, this beautifully remodeled home is perfect for an active family. Behind elegant Spanish gates, a romantic courtyard welcomes guests into a warm, inviting home with a modern flexible floor plan flo...

13418 Contour Dr 91423 SL16-04073



Lovely Sherman Oaks south of Ventura Blvd, three-bedroom, two-bathroom home. Traditional cottage style home on a 6500 square foot lot boasting treetop views from the front porch. This home is strategically located for easy Westside access along with its pro...

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