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From a glamorous, Gatsby-inspired twilight open in Bel Air to a star-studded soirée celebrating our 25th office opening in Downtown Los Angeles, 2018 was one for the books. As we set our sights on 2019, here’s a look back at our favorite parties of the year.

642 PERUGIA WAY PARTY - If Jay Gatsby threw a party in 2018, it would look a lot like James Harris, David Parnes and Mauricio Umansky’s epic twilight open at this stunning architectural estate in Bel Air. Flapper dancers performed on the pool terrace while aerial acrobats dazzled, pouring champagne for thirsty guests against a backdrop of the glimmering city lights.

THE CASTLE VIP LAUNCH EVENT - The Agency and hosts Paul Lester and Sandro Dazzan pulled out all the stops for the grand

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From ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for the third consecutive year to opening our 26th office worldwide, there was no shortage of good tidings worth toasting at The Agency’s annual holiday party.

Held at Boulevard3 in Hollywood, the event drew nearly 800 of The Agency’s finest for a night of drinks, dancing and merriment to celebrate the holidays and another year of incredible growth and record-breaking sales for the company. To get the party started, our Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky and Founder and President Billy Rose joined Founding Partner Blair Chang, Managing Partner Santiago Arana and Managing Partner of TADG Mike Leipart to recognize 2018’s most valuable players. Congratulations to all

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Situated in the flourishing Downtown Los Angeles sports and entertainment district, Metropolis Los Angeles—the largest mixed-use development in the Western United States—proved the perfect setting for a lavish twilight soiree celebrating The Agency’s 25th office, now open in South Florida. Well-heeled agents, family and friends, including our Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky, his wife Kyle Richards and her fashionable friends, joined to toast the milestone.

Guests gathered on the expansive Met Nine Amenities Deck at Tower II to enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and music against a backdrop of the glimmering city lights. Joined by her daughters, Kyle Richards gave a heartfelt toast to Mauricio and The Agency before

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The holidays are synonymous with entertaining, and while it’s always fun to be a guest, there’s nothing like opening up your home to your nearest and dearest and playing host for the night. To get the party started, we caught up with Bristol Farms for some tried and true tips on preparing everyone’s favorite, effortless hors d'oeuvre: the perfect charcuterie board.

There are good charcuterie boards, and there are great charcuterie boards. How does one go about preparing a truly exceptional version?

A great charcuterie board should be diverse in terms of flavor profile and texture. Pick a hard-style robust salami, a softer, salt-cured ham like Prosciutto, and then throw in 1-2 rich and smooth Pâtés and/or terrines that will make for the perfect

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Fondly referred to as the “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville is known for its quaint, small-town vibe, highly rated schools and vibrant community spirit. Just 30 miles east of San Francisco, its historic, pedestrian-friendly downtown offers a mix of high-end boutiques, upscale restaurants and thriving art galleries—and don’t get us started on its real estate.  

Earlier this month, Danville was the place to be as nearly 300 guests and agents from around the country, including our CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky and President and Co-Founder Billy Rose, gathered to celebrate the official grand opening of the Danville office. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres by local hotspot The Peasant & The Pear, and wine

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The Agency recently joined The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce in saluting firefighters, police officers, and educators at St. Monica Catholic Community Grand Pavilion for their annual New Heroes Celebration. Each year, the event serves as an opportunity for community members, local businesses and city leaders to join together in celebrating the work of Santa Monica’s local heroes and honoring their contributions to the community.

Our own Keri White was proud to participate in the celebration, representing The Agency with a booth at the event, where attendees nabbed gift bags filled with The Agency swag. Among the recipients of the 2018 Inspirational Hero awards was Ana Jara of The Juvenile Diversion Program, Santa Monica Police Department;

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It was a beautiful day on the links as our CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky and team, comprised of fellow agents Kevin Dees, Chris Dyson, Michael Grady and Jonathan Ruiz, came out swinging for the 19th annual Emmys Golf Classic at Wilshire Country Club.

Hosted for the second consecutive year by Cedric the Entertainer and sponsored in part by The Agency, the star-studded tournament raised $335,000 for the Television Academy Foundation. Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of Television Academy, the foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will help shape its future.

The tournament kicked off with “on the green” carpet arrivals, followed by a putting contest, full round of golf

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Port Tel Aviv, the highly anticipated new luxury development in Tel Aviv’s namesake port, recently celebrated its official launch with an elegant soirée at Alon Zakaim Fine Art Gallery in London’s Mayfair.

Situated on the edge of the Mediterranean coastline, Port Tel Aviv is a collection of 39 expertly curated, private residences and a 44-room boutique hotel in Israel’s bustling metropolis, just moments from the city’s best shops, restaurants, culture and nightlife. Exclusively marketed by The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky, James Harris and David Parnes, the collection showcases innovative, contemporary architecture and design by world-renowned architect Ilan Pivko. Floor-to-ceiling walls of glass frame sweeping sea and city views and open to expansive

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The grand opening of the much-anticipated, centrally located Edison Midtown, the newest luxury condominium high-rise to grace the Phoenix skyline, drew well-heeled agents and prospective residents for a spirited evening of food, cocktails and music.

Guests of the recent event were among the first to walk through the stunning, Phase 1 model residences, including two-bedroom and two-bedroom-plus-den options, featuring subtle contemporary design, split floor plans, oversized windows, hardwood floors, 10-foot ceilings and spacious, chef-caliber kitchens.

Represented by The Agency’s Marilyn Cavanaugh and Jim Cavanaugh, the thoughtfully crafted residences are perfectly conceived for year-round entertaining and feature

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The Agency was proud to sponsor the 2018 Malibu Dwell on Design Tour, a self-guided tour drawing hundreds of design devotees from across Los Angeles and beyond. Five “awe-inspiring contemporary homes” were hand-picked by Dwell’s team of architecture and design experts that reflect the rich diversity of livable, innovative architecture and design found throughout Malibu. The Agency is a firm that prides itself on being not just a luxury real estate brokerage but a lifestyle company with a commitment to supporting innovative, design-minded programs and events around the world.

Among the five residences featured was 30478 Morning View Drive, a newly built, ocean-view modernist estate represented by The Agency’s Brian Linder, AIA, and William Baker.

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