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We’re on the list. The Los Angeles Business Journal has named The Agency on its 2019 list of L.A.’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Representatives from the firm were on-hand at the publication’s 23rd annual event, which took place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The fête revealed the rankings for all 100 businesses to an audience filled with CEOs and executives from the honored companies, all of which are exhibiting the highest revenue growth in the L.A. area. 

The Agency came in at #81, rubbing elbows with local heavy hitters from the legal, accounting, media and hospitality industries. The combined revenue of the businesses on the list tops $7.4 billion. 

“We are thrilled to be included on this list as we have worked so hard from day one


Set on more than two acres of park-like grounds in the rolling foothills of Santa Barbara’s Santa Ynez Mountains, 365 El Cielito Road has been beautifully reimagined by founder and CEO of Templehome Architecture & Design, Xorin Balbes. The award-winning architectural designer has imbued every corner of the estate with a fusion of Japanese architecture and sleek, mid-century modern style. From its hillside perch, the home captures views of the Pacific and the Channel Islands in the distance. 

Throughout the ultra-private, gated estate, find uncommon, eye-catching design details like wood-paneled vaulted ceilings, modern light fixtures as well as vibrantly-patterned wall coverings. Wellness-minded details include meditation areas, a dedicated card-reading

New offices, top honors and record-breaking sales—The Agency had a lot to celebrate at its eighth anniversary party. Agents, staff, family and friends gathered for a late summer fête filled with cool drinks and (of course) plenty of delicious food. 

To kick things off, Managing Partner Santiago Arana and Founding Partner Blair Chang welcomed guests with spirited remarks before Co-Founders Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky addressed the guests with congratulatory toasts. 

“When I looked out onto the crowd, it was such a beautiful site to see. There were so many people who have been with us from the beginning alongside many new Agency members,” noted Billy. “I am grateful for each and every one of our Agency family members who keep our spirit and

In its third annual installment of “Who’s Brokering L.A.,” the Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several outstanding professionals from The Agency’s team for their positive impact on the city’s residential real estate community and local economy. According to LABJ, this list is comprised of “brokers who have the knowledge, skills and dedication to go the extra mile for their clients.” This year, LABJ has recognized The Agency’s Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky, Co-Founder and President Billy Rose, and dynamic agents Santiago Arana, James Harris, David Parnes, Jon Grauman and Michelle Schwartz. 

“I think I speak for all of us when I say that this is a fantastic honor,” says Mauricio. “We all work as a team, but I am personally thrilled to see

We’re proud to announce that for the fourth year in a row, The Agency has ranked on Inc. 5000 ’s list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. In another point of pride, The Agency also made a significant jump in rank this year, from #3,947 in 2018 to #3,174. 

The Inc. 5000 ranks each company based on percentage revenue growth over a three-year time span. The Agency has experienced a 115% growth increase. Out of the nation’s nearly seven million private companies, only a small fraction have demonstrated such remarkably high, consistent growth. 

“We are so pleased to be a part of the Inc. 5000 ’s list once again, it’s incredible to see how we’ve progressed as a company just over the last year,” says Billy Rose, Co-Founder of The Agency.

On a warm summer afternoon, guests ascended the private, tree-lined drive to 848 Hot Springs Road in Montecito to celebrate the spectacular property’s market debut. Inspired by the legendary, 13th-century Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain and represented by The Agency’s Billy Rose, this nearly 12,000-square-foot, custom-built estate gracefully melds Old World architecture with Modernist details—think tall arches and detailed mosaics in Moorish, Spanish and Italianate style. This inimitable home was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal and Mansion Global. 

Built in 2014 by MG Partners in collaboration with the owner, commercial director Kinka Usher, the estate’s entrancing 2.5-acre grounds boast gorgeous views of the Santa Barbara coast as

Mauricio Umansky, Co-Founder and CEO of The Agency, has been recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200.

Launched in 2014, The SP200 is considered the definitive ranking of the most influential CEOs, thought leaders and senior executives in the world of residential real estate. The SP200 team spends more than 400 hours researching and analyzing 3,000 CEOs and executives, considering such factors as influence, decision-making power, growth and tenure, to determine its final 200. Ranking #118, Mauricio, alongside The Agency’s Co-Founder and President Billy Rose and its founding partners, is credited with growing The Agency team to more than 180 agents with 15 offices (and counting)

The Agency is excited to announce that Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky have been selected as finalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Awards in the Greater Los Angeles program.

As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes trailblazers in more than 145 cities in 60 countries who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance, and making a personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Billy and Mauricio were selected by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala on Thursday, June 15 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, hosted by Fox 11 News co-anchor Christine Devine with expected attendance of

The Agency is excited to announce that Billy Rose and Mauricio Umansky have been selected as semifinalists in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Awards in the Greater Los Angeles program.

As the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs, Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes innovative trailblazers in more than 145 cities in 60 countries who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Billy and Mauricio were selected as semifinalists by a panel of independent judges from a tremendous number of nominations. The semifinalist group was narrowed down to just 60 business leaders representing 40 different companies in the Greater Los Angeles

Beverly Hills-based billion-dollar real estate brokerage and lifestyle company, The Agency, has announced the opening of a new Arizona office.

The office, located in Scottsdale, is the company’s 9th office location worldwide. The Agency has partnered with four of the Valley’s top luxury real estate agents to open the new firm, which will specialize in luxury homes, new development, resort real estate, residential leasing and luxury vacation rentals.

The Arizona office will be led by prominent Valley real estate agents Raul Siqueiros, Raquel Barbey, Jack Luciano and Roxanne Johnson, a top-performing team with extensive experience in luxury real estate. An affiliate of London-based Savills a leading global real estate firm, The Agency has closed