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The Agency is pleased to announce the launch of The Agency Commercial, a dedicated, full-service commercial real estate division specializing in investment sales of all traditional asset classes, including office, retail, industrial, multi-family and hospitality. Frank Buckley, a 20-plus year veteran in the commercial space, has joined The Agency team to serve as the division’s Managing Director.

"The Agency Commercial expands upon our mission of providing our clients with the most comprehensive portfolio of luxury real estate services," said Mauricio Umansky, CEO and co-founder of The Agency. "Many of the high-net worth clients we represent on the residential side are also very much engaged and interested in acquiring or selling commercial

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The Agency is proud to announce that real estate veteran Edward Fitz has joined its ranks of top-producing agents. With a career spanning over 22 years, Fitz has established a superb reputation for selling architecturally distinctive homes, from Hollywood Hills hideaways, to estate properties in Beverly Hills, Bel Air and beyond. Ed will work out of The Agency’s Beverly Hills location.

"Ed is the consummate pro. He’s a realtor’s realtor," said Billy Rose, President and co-founder of The Agency. "He has phenomenal taste and a strong work ethic, and clients love his great 'bedside manner' and extensive knowledge and experience. We are thrilled to count Ed among our partners and as part of our team -- as a top producing agent, as a mentor and as a

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The Agency is incredibly honored to be nominated in four categories of the 2012 Inman News Innovator Awards. The annual awards honor companies, individuals and tools that make the most of new technologies and ideas for the real estate industry, and as innovation is one of our core founding principles, it's great to be recognized for our work.

The categories The Agency is up for are Most Innovative Brokerage, Most Innovative Website, Most Innovative Real Estate Startup and Most Innovative Social Site, Service or Blog.

While a panel at Inman News will select the winner in each of these categories, you can help The Agency win the overall 2012 People's Choice Innovator Award.

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The Agency's CEO and co-founder Mauricio Umansky is in Venice, Italy today at the 3rd edition of the Prestige MLS Luxury Real Estate Congress, and he just announced via Twitter that The Agency has won the global award for Best Listing Presentation at the 2012 Prestige MLS Awards. The Agency was also nominated in the Best Website category.

A surprised guest speaker at the annual global real estate conference and awards gala, Mauricio made his way to Italy from Shanghai where he was furthering The Agency's relationships in China. The Agency is proud to have Mauricio representing all of our agents at the conference, as well as representing the U.S. real estate market as the sole U.S. representative on the Board of Governors for Prestige MLS.


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The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. Live

AEG, developer/owners of The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE, has named The Agency its sales and marketing partner for L.A.’s most in-demand and exclusive residences located in downtown Los Angeles. The Agency also will be the exclusive broker for the world-class residential tower, which occupies the top half of the 54-story modern skyscraper that houses The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles and the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE hotels.

“The Ritz-Carlton Residences at L.A. LIVE is truly a one-of-a-kind residential development for Los Angeles, with its all-access living in the heart of the sports and entertainment district, unparalleled amenities and the unique style and beauty of each home,” said Mauricio Umansky, CEO and co-founder of The Agency.

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The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. released their 2011 Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals, and The Agency is proud to announce that Mauricio Umansky ranked among the best of the best, earning a No. 7 ranking in the country with a total sales volume of $185,302,000 in 2010.

Umansky’s impressive sales volume was greater than any other real estate agent in Southern California last year according to the annual study.

“Exceeding $185 million in sales in one year is an extraordinary achievement,” said The Agency’s Billy Rose. “We couldn’t be any prouder of Mauricio. He continues to distinguish himself as one of the top agents in the country, and his performance last year is a testament to his unrivaled dedication and commitment to his clients.”

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Leading luxury real estate firm led by “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” husband Mauricio Umansky combines with architecture and design specialists Rose + Chang to redefine real estate with collaborative partnership model Los Angeles, CA ­- The Umansky Group, the powerhouse Beverly Hills residential sales team led by Mauricio Umansky and Eduardo Umansky, and architecture and design specialists Rose + Chang announced today that they have merged to become THE AGENCY. The merger combines two of Los Angeles’ premier luxury real estate brokerages, with each counting numerous Forbes 500 and entertainment industry professionals among their respective client bases. Brandishing the tagline “Redefining Real Estate,” The Agency intends to shun the traditional…
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