Luxury Connect
Meet the Luxury Leaders | October 19-20 | Beverly Hills

The luxury division of Irvine, Calif.-based First Team Real Estate has accepted an exclusive invitation to affiliate with the real estate subsidiary of fine art auction house Christie's, the brokerage announced today.Christie's International Real Estate has brokerage and agent affiliations on five continents. Last year the company announced affiliations with Kailua-Kona, Hawaii-based Island Resort Property LLC and Santa Fe, N.M.-based Barker Realty Inc.First Team Real Estate says it specializes in selling Southern California's "most unique and incredible properties," and founder Cameron Merage expects the affiliation will give the firm's luxury division a "significant competitive edge" by furthering its international reach.The affiliation will focus exclusively on $1 million-...