Mauricio is founder and CEO of The Agency, a high-profile, luxury real estate brokerage representing clients and properties worldwide. Since launching The Agency in 2011, Mauricio has grown the company from its four founding partners to more than 150 active agents with offices in Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Venice, Pacific Palisades, Calabasas, San Francisco, Palm Springs, Turks and Caicos, Los Cabos and Punta de Mita. Closing more than $8.5 Billion worth of real estate transactions, The Agency controls approximately 17% of L.A.’s market share and is #1 in the city for per agent production.
Together with his fellow founding partners, Mauricio set out to shun the traditional brokerage model of cut-throat agents competing against each other, instead fostering a culture of collaboration in which the collective talents, resources and networks of their world-class team would serve their clients every step of the way. Extending far beyond what a conventional brokerage firm offers, Mauricio envisions The Agency as both a lifestyle company committed to informing and connecting global communities, and as a creative agency offering design, branding, marketing and sales solutions for buyers, sellers, developers and investors across the globe. In 2012, the company launched The Agency Development Group, cultivating a team of seasoned experts with a singular proficiency in customizing sales, marketing and management solutions for some of the most important projects around the world, such as The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Oceanwide Plaza and One&Only Resorts.
Considered one of America’s most successful and renowned real estate agents, Mauricio has been recognized among the top 10 real estate producers in the country on REAL Trends’ annual list (featured in The Wall Street Journal) for seven consecutive years. Recently he was named the #1 top-producing real estate agent in California and #5 in the U.S. Over the course of his career, he has been involved in more than $2 Billion in transactions and represented some of the city’s most esteemed properties, including the Playboy Mansion in 2016, the highest sale ever recorded in L.A. County, and the historic Carolwood Estate in 2014, the former home of Walt Disney.
Mauricio is a member of The Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a highly influential and world-renowned business networking organization connecting leaders and CEO’s of major companies. He also serves as a board member for Giveback Homes, a trusted network of real estate professionals dedicated to creating social change through the act of buying or selling real estate, including helping to build homes for families in need across the world.
As one of the foremost experts in the global luxury real estate industry, Mauricio is highly sought after as a featured speaker at real estate conferences, including Inman Luxury Connect. He frequently appears as a guest real estate expert on top-rated TV shows, including FOX Business, NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Nightline, E! News and Beautiful Homes & Great Estates, and has appeared multiple times on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing. Mauricio contributes regularly to a number of publications and is regularly interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, The LA Times, and Forbes Magazine (among others).
In his personal life, he participates in philanthropic work involving the National Breast Cancer Association, The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and HOLA foundations.