A Beverly Hills native and quintessential L.A. gal, Michelle Schwartz was raised immersed in Los Angeles real estate, learning the intricate nuances of each neighborhood. A founding member of The Agency, she is proud to join fellow agent Craig Knizek as Managing Partner of its new Sherman Oaks office.
In the business since 2010, Michelle developed a thriving business with an even focus on Los Angeles’ Westside and the Valley as a former team member of The Umansky Group, headed by Founder and CEO of The Agency, Mauricio Umansky. Currently residing in Studio City, Michelle has the ability to represent clients across the city with an equal grasp of 310 and 818 markets and their respective nuances. Her years of experience and solid knowledge of brand and lifestyle marketing allow her to provide an array of opportunities, perspectives, leverage, and exposure that is unmatched in the industry. Nominated as Inman’s Most Innovative Agent of 2016, she has proven her abilities career-wide.
With an unwavering commitment to her clients, Michelle thrives on delivering an exceptional level of service, assisting with everything from property prep and staging to design and landscaping. Always readily available, she provides results-oriented guidance with honesty, transparency, and sincerity, which has earned her a thriving business based heavily upon referrals and repeat clients. Whether budgets are high or low, Michelle treats all of her clients with the respect and kindness they deserve, happy to guide them through the transaction process.
Prior to practicing real estate, Michelle owned her own marketing and public relations firm which specialized in consumer goods and trends, health and nutrition, and licensed goods. Working with Fortune 500 companies such as Reebok, Herbalife International, Disney, Bank of America, and ESPN, Michelle has shown exceptional ability and comprehension in getting into the minds of consumers.
A graduate of The University of Southern California, when not selling real estate or developing her own design/build projects, Michelle is an honored wife and mother of two wonderful boys, Ethan and Asher, and snuggler of Hugo, her first child, an Italian Greyhound who celebrates his Bark Mitzvah this year. Michelle is proud of her Mexican heritage and is fluent in Spanish.