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The Agency is proud to once again be selected among Variety’s "Showbiz Real Estate Elite," with six of our agents recognized on 2019’s list of top-producing talent. Making the coveted list this year are Mauricio Umansky, Santiago Arana, James Harris, David Parnes, Stacy Gottula and Billy Rose.

Each year, Variety spotlights the industry’s top agents who help celebs and showbiz execs alike navigate L.A.’s uber-competitive, high-end market. This year’s dealmakers include pros on both sides of the transaction, with sales in the staggering billion-dollar range.

Congratulations to our founders and agents on yet another stellar accomplishment. Checkout the latest issue of Variety on newsstands now.

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As our global expansion continues, The Agency’s Annual Report now covers more markets than ever before. In it, you’ll find detailed research and information from all the markets we serve—from Los Angeles to South Florida, Canada to Mexico. We also share our favorite milestones and achievements of 2018, from ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country (for the third consecutive year!) to topping the industry charts in REAL Trends, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and more.

And, of course, let’s not forget the parties. We are The Agency, after all.

View the full report here.



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One&Only Mandarina Private Homes, among the first collection of One&Only villas to own in the world, is going to great lengths to offer a truly exceptional living experience that expertly pairs home and health. One&Only has partnered with Delos, world leaders in wellness real estate and technology, to bring Delos' home wellness solutions to Mexico for the very first time. One&Only Mandarina Private Homes feature innovative wellness systems designed with a healthy lifestyle in mind.

Now established globally, Delos creates built environments that help improve nutrition, fitness, mood, sleep and performance. Eight years ago, Delos identified the need to bring the building and health sciences together, beginning a groundbreaking dialogue with academic

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As Los Angeles continues to establish itself among premier global cities for art, fashion, culture and cuisine, renowned Italian design brand Visionnaire recently partnered with The Agency to debut its first Los Angeles showroom in the heart of West Hollywood’s bustling Design District.

The grand opening event, co-hosted by The Agency, Rolls Royce, Ferrari Trento and Chopard, drew tastemakers and design aficionados from across Los Angeles and beyond. Lorenzo Cascino, brand ambassador of Visionnaire Home Philosophy for California, and The Agency’s CEO and Founder Mauricio Umansky and Gloria Castellanos were among those who gathered for a night of cocktails and conversation to celebrate the new luxury outpost. Befitting the evening’s sophisticated

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The Agency is proud to announce that Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky has been recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second consecutive year.

Launched in 2014, the SP200 is regarded as the definitive ranking of the most influential leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Each year, the SP200 team invests more than 400 hours analyzing hundreds of bios, annual reports and transaction data to determine its final 200. This year, Mauricio climbed the ranks to #102 (he was previously ranked #118). Together with The Agency’s Co-Founder and President Billy Rose and the founding partners, Mauricio has helped facilitate the company’s growth to

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What better time to make your debut in Carmel-by-the-Sea than during one of the area’s biggest events of the year? With golf pros from around the country gathered in Carmel for the annual AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, The Agency proudly announces its arrival in the beloved seaside hamlet. Renowned for its stunning coastline, quaint downtown and storybook charm, Carmel blends an artful sophistication with a warm, small-town spirit. From the shops, galleries, tasting rooms and cafes of downtown to the white sand shores of Carmel Beach and rugged natural beauty of Point Lobos State Natural Reserve, Carmel is among the most scenic towns on the California coast.

The Carmel office will be led by Managing Director Braden Sterling who is also Principal of

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Valentine’s Day is about spending time with the one you love, and while fancy restaurants and weekend getaways are nice, there’s nothing quite like snuggling up with your favorite person and spending a night in. From postcard-perfect sunsets to chef-caliber kitchens for cooking the ultimate Valentine’s Day supper, these five heart-stopping homes are sure to make your sweetheart swoon.


Nothing says Valentine’s Day in Southern California than a technicolor sunset over the Pacific in Malibu. This celebrity beach house in the private, guard-gated Malibu Cove Colony, represented by Sandro Dazzan, is perfect for a romantic holiday at home. Whether relaxing on the expansive oceanfront deck, enjoying a glass of wine

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Soaring atop the Sunset Strip with breathtaking views of Downtown L.A., 8971 Shoreham Drive seamlessly fuses nature and technology for a cutting-edge living experience in one of the city’s most iconic neighborhoods. Spanning three floors, the meticulously crafted new construction boasts an abundance of living green walls and towering, sliding glass doors that embrace indoor-outdoor living.

Represented by Meir Kroll  and Blair Chang, the home is complete with two pools, a wraparound deck lined with Brazilian mahogany wood, soaring, 22-foot waterfall and expansive rooftop terrace with a barbecue, spa, fire pit and far-reaching city views. Masterfully designed for entertaining, the home is replete with a glass elevator serving all three floors,

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The Agency raised a glass to the exquisite Port Tel Aviv, a magnificent collection of waterfront residences, boutique hotel and retail destination on the stunning Mediterranean coast. The sunset, invite-only soiree at Montage Beverly Hills welcomed guests for a private showcase of the collection of 39 residences at Port Tel Aviv, represented by Mauricio Umansky, James Harris and David Parnes.

Arriving from Israel to provide a detailed, firsthand glimpse of Port Tel Aviv was Lee Ziv, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mauricio and David joined her at the event, which was held at The Conservatory, the hotel’s glass-enclosed rooftop dining room with awe-inspiring views of Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and the Hollywood Hills.

“It was such a

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There’s nothing like a standout chandelier to add a bit of old-world glam to a living space. From an antique crystal show-stopper sourced from a Paris flea market to a domed masterpiece suspended from a hand-painted ceiling, these five statement-making chandeliers truly light up a room.


The former estate of Peggy Lee, this gorgeous Bel Air residence, represented by Jon Grauman and Billy Rose, features an antique chandelier sourced from a Paris flea market by the legendary songstress herself. Past a tranquil garden, commanding romanesque double doors open to a soaring, two-story foyer crowned by the antique crystal showpiece. Dating to the 1800s, the opulent chandelier is suspended from hand-sculpted ceilings and

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