Speakers

Gary Gold

Gary Gold is a marquee name in luxury real estate and his sale of The Playboy Mansion sets a record as the first residence to sell over $100,000,000 in Los Angeles. Gary is also one of its most successful trend setting agents. He’s an internationally recognized expert known for his creative use of technology, marketing and publicity to sell some of the finest homes in the world. Gary is further distinguished by the rare ability to secure high net worth, qualified buyers from digital marketing. This success, year after year, continues to produce a steady stream of buyers from not only the Los Angeles area, but throughout North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

Gary has sold thousands of estates and luxury properties over the course of his career. High-end developers have consistently relied on Gary’s broad expertise on projects ranging from luxury condominium developments to major estates. He is a sought after speaker, panelist and educator at industry conferences. Gary has been cited as an expert for publications and broadcasts that include CNN, Fortune, Barron’s, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Access Hollywood, CBS Evening News, e! Entertainment Television and The London Telegraph.

Gary Gold began his career in real estate over 25 years ago and has been a top producer with Hilton & Hyland since its inception. Hilton & Hyland is Beverly Hills preeminent luxury real estate firm, with over $2.7 billion in annual sales.

Jason Oppenheim

As President and Founder of The Oppenheim Group, Jason leads a team responsible for representing buyers and sellers of distinguished properties throughout Los Angeles. He is consistently ranked as a top agent in the country and the #1 real estate agent in the Hollywood Hills/West Hollywood by the Wall Street Journal, and identified as a Top Real Estate Agent in Los Angeles by The Hollywood Reporter and Variety in their annual lists.

Jason also receives significant attention within the real estate community and beyond as a star of the hit Netflix show Selling Sunset, featuring his brokerage and agents as they sell luxury homes to their affluent and celebrity clients. With more than $1 billion in closed sales, he currently has more than $300 million in active listings, including the largest home in the Hollywood Hills and one of the largest listings in Los Angeles at $100 million.

Jason received his law degree and an undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and first in his class. While at UC Berkeley, Jason held a position as an instructor in the Political Science and Legal Studies Departments. After law school, Jason joined the Los Angeles office of the international law firm O’Melveny & Myers where he represented a broad range of corporate clients including the former CEO of Enron Corporation in a multi-billion dollar civil class action as well as the widely publicized Enron criminal trial. He later represented Advanced Micro Devices in a worldwide monopolization suit against Intel Corporation. Jason’s trial work, along with others’, has been featured prominently in The American Lawyer, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and other major publications.

Following a successful career in law, including a prominent victory at the United States Supreme Court, Jason left his legal practice to follow five generations of family real estate tradition that began in 1889 when his great-great-grandfather started one of the City’s first real estate companies. He initially joined Coldwell Banker and quickly established himself as one of the Nation’s leading realtors – their team was recognized as the #1 Real Estate Team on the West Coast. After only three years in the business, Jason founded The Oppenheim Group brokerage at the corner of Sunset Blvd. and Sunset Plaza Dr., where he and his team currently sell more than 100 properties a year, including many record-breaking transactions. He closed several of the highest-priced sales on the Sunset Strip including the largest sale ever recorded and the highest priced sale per sq. ft., the largest Beverly Hills land sale, the highest-priced commercial sale per sq. ft. in Beverly Hills, and the highest-priced sale in Outpost Estates. His properties have also been featured in many of the world’s most prestigious real estate magazines, periodicals, and websites.

Throughout his career, Jason has traveled to more than seventy-five countries on five continents identifying select properties and leading numerous multi-million dollar real estate transactions. He is also constantly dedicated to enriching the profession, where he has been hired to teach Real Estate Practice at the University of California, Los Angeles and has been retained to provide expert testimony in real estate litigation cases.

Mauricio Umansky

Founder and CEO of The Agency, Mauricio Umansky set out to create an industry-disrupting brokerage that would redefine the business of real estate. Since its inception in 2011, The Agency has done that and much more, ranking among the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for two consecutive years. The firm has expanded to employ more than 600 agents across more than 30 offices worldwide, with six more offices slated to open per year.

A finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Awards, Mauricio has accomplished what no other agent has—ranking among the Top Ten agents in the country for seven straight years according to The Wall Street Journal REAL Trends annual list. Mauricio also holds the distinction of selling the most homes in the country priced above $20M . He has represented some of the world’s most noteworthy properties, including the Playboy Mansion, the first house in L.A. to sell above the $100M mark, Walt Disney Estate, and residences owned by Michael Jackson, Michael Jordan and Prince.

Mauricio and The Agency also represent some of the world’s top developers and resort brands, including One&Only, Six Senses and Ritz-Carlton. Mauricio is a proud member of The Young Presidents Organization (YPO), an influential and world-renowned business networking organization. His philanthropic work includes serving as a board member for Giveback Homes, an organization dedicated to building homes for families in need, The Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and the National Breast Cancer Association.

Kofi Nartey

A leading authority on luxury real estate, Kofi Nartey is the go-to broker for celebrities, prominent sports figures, and affluent clientele around the globe. The leader of SOCIETY, a private real estate firm with billions of dollars in sales, Kofi has over 18 years of experience representing elite buyers and sellers of distinguished properties. He regularly appears on national television and in print media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, CBS, CNBC, NBC Sports Bloomberg, Fox Business News, ESPN, CNN Money, and The Insider. He was also a featured agent on HGTV’s “Selling LA” and has made numerous appearances on “Million Dollar Listing.”

Trusted and admired for his integrity, discretion, and insider knowledge, Kofi is sought out by discerning individuals, professional athletes, and entertainment figures looking for a high level of access and expertise. Prior to SOCIETY, Kofi was the founder and national director of the Compass Sports & Entertainment Division, where he recruited and led the nation’s only true group of vetted sport and entertainment specialists for four years. He previously served as the director of the Sports and Entertainment Division for the boutique firm The Agency and was a top producer for Keller Williams. Kofi’s experience with both boutique and national real estate firms has helped him achieve the perfect balance of bespoke client services, cutting-edge technology, and global real estate reach.

Tami Pardee

Tami Halton Pardee’s expertise in Southern California real estate, entrepreneurship and philanthropy is unrivaled. As Founder and CEO of Halton Pardee + Partners Tami has built a concierge real estate company comprised of a specialized team that understands the life-changing decisions that comes with buying a home. As a result of her vision and tenacity, the company has sold over $3.7 billion worth of residential and commercial properties since inception in 2004.

Realizing the importance of giving back, Tami also founded the Life Change Warriors program, that recently surpassed $1.3 million in community donations. Via active participation and significant financial contributions to local charities that have a direct impact on the lives of those in need, the Life Change Warriors program has worked with Harvest Home, Teen Project, Homeless Task Force, Venice Community Housing Corporation, and many more to tackle the issues important to Westside residents.

In recognition of her work as both an entrepreneur as well as her focus on charity, Good Housekeeping presented Tami in the 2016 Awesome Women Award and she earned a nomination by the Los Angeles Business Journal for Philanthropist of the Year in 2016.

Other recent recognitions include:

  • Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Los Angeles’ 500 Most Influential People” and #50 in “Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses” for the past two years
  • The Hollywood Reporter’s list of Top Realtors from 2015-2018
  • The company is featured in the Thousand Real Trends/The Wall Street Journal and the #3 sales team in the U.S.A., the #1 brokerage on the Westside and #1 team in California
  • Over 640+ 5-star Zillow reviews from clients

Tami received her undergraduate degree from Boston University and her MBA from Loyola Marymount University. She is a frequent panelist and guest speaker at life empowerment, entrepreneurship and real estate events.

Not one to let a diagnosis of MS keep her down, Tami also is an active member of the Santa Monica chapter of the YPO, and busy raising her 4 kids. She embraces peace and big love every day.

Josh Tucker

Prior to joining HM Properties in August 2019, Josh was the Managing Partner and Broker-In- Charge of Anchor Real Estate, LLC, a Mooresville, NC, based brokerage firm specializing in Lake Norman real estate, where he managed a team of agents and office personnel. Anchor Real Estate was established in 2015, by Josh and longtime friend, client and NASCAR driver, Greg Biffle. He also spent two years as the Managing Broker at Compass Real Estate Group in Cornelius, NC, where his hands- on leadership approach catapulted the firm to over $20,000,000 in sales in 2014.
Josh was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana. After high school he spent four years in Austin, TX working in the technology field before shifting gears and moving to North Carolina in 2002, where he worked for some of NASCAR’s biggest and most successful teams and drivers including Carl Edwards, Jamie McMurray, David Ragan, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Throughout his 11-year NASCAR career he gained respect and appreciation from the sport’s biggest stars. A lot of the same traits that earned him a successful career in NASCAR have carried over to his real estate career. His extreme work ethic, motivation and loyalty have played an integral part in his successes.
Josh is an avid animal lover and is President of Lake Norman Humane, Inc., a non- profit animal welfare organization in Mooresville, NC that works to ensure the lives of innocent dogs, cats, puppies and kittens by promoting responsible pet ownership, providing low-cost spay / neuter services and promoting the adoption of homeless pets. Josh lives in Mooresville and enjoys spending free time on Lake Norman as well as traveling to numerous NASCAR races each season.


HONORS & CREDENTIALS
• Licensed in NC
• Sold $40 Million in luxury real estate in 2020
• Top 50 out of over 13,000 members in Charlotte, NC for total sales in 2020
• Guild Member at The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing
• National Association of Realtors (NAR) Member
• North Carolina Association of Realtors (NCAR) Member & Board of Directors (2017-2020)
• Canopy Realtor® Association (CRRA) Member & Board of Directors (2020-Present)
• Canopy MLS - Board of Directors (2017 to 2019)
• Charlotte Housing Opportunity Foundation - Board of Directors (2019 - 2020)
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
• Lake Norman Humane - President (1/2019 to 1/2021)

Aaron Kirman

With over $6 Billion in career sales by 41, Kirman is ranked as the #4 real agent in the U.S by the Wall Street Journal / REAL TRENDS, and #1 team in Los Angeles.  Kirman, founder of Aaron Kirman Partners, a Compass real estate division, is one of the leading real estate agents in the USA and has repeatedly been named a real estate name by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, WSJ, Real Trends, and more.

Aaron also holds the record for the highest price per square foot in Hollywood set at $4,722 where he represented the buyer and the seller on Case Study 21. Aaron currently represents the largest market share of luxury listings in the country with over $2 Billion in active luxury inventory, and with over $500 Million in sales for 2018. Some of its current inventory includes Godfather estate listed at $1.35 million and in Napa listed at $35 million.  In addition to having one of the highest producing years of any agent in the country, Aaron's portfolio includes some of the most prominent properties on record: The Danny Thomas Estate which sold for $65,000,000, the Eddie Goetz Estate sold for $45,000,000, and Lion Gate which sold for $46,250,000. 

Aaron is also the star of Listing Impossible, a reality CNBC real estate series centered on Aaron Kirman's real estate insights, properties, and team, launching 2020.

Ryan Serhant

Ryan Serhant, CEO, broker and founder of SERHANT., is one of the most successful and well-known real estate brokers in the world. After a decade leading the group that became New York City’s # 1-ranked residential real estate sales team, he founded SERHANT., the first multi-faceted brokerage designed for the marketplace of tomorrow. The new company leverages media, education, entertainment, tech and bold marketing to sell luxury real estate and it is the most followed real estate brand in the world.

Over the course of his career, Ryan has sold over $4 billion in real estate and is known for breaking market records. Ryan is an innovator, entrepreneur, producer, public speaker, author of two best-selling books, host of ‘Big Money Energy’ podcast (now renewed for Season 2!), the creator of the Sell it Like Serhant digital education course to teach others how to master the art of sales to succeed in any profession, and the star of multiple Bravo TV shows, including the two-time Emmy-nominated Million Dollar Listing New York. He is executive producer of the LISTED by SERHANT. YouTube network that features lifestyle passions and property listings as well as up-and-coming and diverse agents.

Ryan is on a mission to revolutionize and modernize the real estate industry and to share his formula for success to enable and motivate others.

Stephanie Anton

Stephanie Anton is the Sr. Vice President of Marketing & Growth at the Corcoran Group, and Managing Director, International Service for Realogy.

For almost 20 years, she has served the real estate community in various roles including most recently as president of Luxury Portfolio International, the high-end marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Previous to that she held several senior marketing positions in brokerage as well as franchise operations.

Anton holds a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communication from Northwestern University and a Bachelors in Communications from Boston University.

Brett Oppenheim

The President and Broker of Oppenheim Real Estate, Brett is one of the regions highest producing agents. He has represented some of Los Angeles’s most iconic properties and brokered multiple record-breaking sales throughout the City. Brett is consistently named by The Hollywood Reporter as one of Los Angeles’s Top 25 Real Estate Agents and has gained global recognition as a star of the hit Netflix Original Series, Selling Sunset.

Brett resides in the Hollywood Hills where he renovates and develops properties for his personal real estate portfolio. He also advises on his client’s renovation and development projects, including a Beverly Hills estate that was recently renovated and sold for $17 million. Brett is currently consulting on a $15 million development in Santa Monica and a $25 million residence in the coveted “Bird Streets” of the Hollywood Hills. Both projects will be coming to market in 2020.

Brett completed his bachelor’s degree at UC Berkeley, receiving Phi Beta Kappa and Highest University Honors, and is a UCLA Merit Scholar and graduate of UCLA School of Law. As a former securities litigation attorney at two of the world’s largest international law firms, Skadden, Arps LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP, Brett spent years defending a consortium of investment banks against liability in excess of ten billion dollars stemming from the MCI/WorldCom corporate bond default.

Brett has travelled to more than 75 countries on five continents and represented clients in the purchase of luxury properties in Europe and South America. He is the fifth generation of his family to practice real estate in Los Angeles.

The Oppenheim Real Estate Foundation consistently donates to community organizations that fight local poverty and provide access to employment for underprivileged residents. Brett is also a frequent guest speaker at the nation’s leading universities, educating students on proper real estate investment techniques.

Mickey Alam Khan

Mickey ALAM KHAN is president of Luxury Portfolio International, the world’s leading network of luxury real estate brokerages and agents. He is also founder/editor in chief of Luxury Daily, the No. 1 luxury business publication. An entrepreneur, Mr. Alam Khan also founded and edited Mobile Marketer and Mobile Commerce Daily, turning them into the largest business publications in their space before selling the brands. He was previously editor in chief of eMarketer and DM News and, before that, a correspondent on Advertising Age. He is based in New York.

Ivan Estrada

While completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Accounting at the University of Southern California, Ivan knew that an emphasis in real estate was his passion. He began his career as a C.P.A. in one of the most prestigious firms in the country and started his career in real estate in the year 2007. Today, Ivan is a top real estate agent at the Douglas Elliman Beverly Hills office. He also has a thriving team of his own, Ivan Estrada Properties.

Ivan was the Luxury Director at Keller Williams Hollywood Hills and had received the Top Producer Award for 2012 to 2015. He has recently been honored with the Media Out Loud Award for Business of the Year and most honorably received the title of “Top 30 Under 30″ in real estate in the nation for 2014. He has also established himself very well in LA by becoming a member on several boards. Ivan has been able to successfully market his business unlike any other agent with a widespread presence on social media venues such as YouTube (The Real Estate Minute) and Facebook. Because of Ivans’ comprehensive network, he has been featured on Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing” and HGTV’s “House Hunters” as the Los Angeles T.V. personality.

Ivan credits his success to hard work, extensive networking, integrity and putting his client’s interest first. He is always trying to be a part of the solution. He believes the only way to face challenges is head on and to focus on the positive. By treating everyone in business as a trusted friend, Ivan has built up a sterling reputation both as an honorable business person and a reliable partner. Simply stated, Ivan makes deals happen.

Rochelle Atlas Maize

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