Influencers

Kealy Construction—True Tradesmith in the South Bay

Patrick Kealy & Kealy Construction It’s just got to be right,” says Patrick Kealy, explaining a not-uncommon true tradesman’s instinct, to perfect each facet of a project, no matter the cost or sw...

Two Designers, Team Up In The South Bay

Tim Green & Dustin Gregg  |  Equity Design Associates “It’s very difficult to replace the passion of 100,000 people screaming for your team’s victory,” says Tim Green, co-founder of Equi...

Raju Chhabria The Eternal Entrepreneur

Market Influencer: Raju Chhabria FOUNDER CHHABRIA REAL ESTATE COMPANY Raju Chhabria’s love of Palos Verdes began on a fateful day in 1984. Recently moved to the South Bay from Bangalore, India, h...

Santiago Arana Hollywood’s Top Real Estate Agent

Santiago Arana From busboy to a nationally ranked real estate agent, the managing partner of The Agency exemplifies an unrelenting will to succeed. MANAGING PARTNER THE AGENCY HOLLYWOOD̵...

The Labor and Love of Real Estate: Gayle Probst

Market Influencer: Gayle Probst It’s one thing to reach the top of your field, quite another to stay there for years. For Gayle Probst, whose name is a familiar one in the world of Palos Verdes Penins...

Darlene Hutton: Entrepreneur at Heart

DARLENE HUTTON PACIFIC UNION 310.428.4861 | PACIFICUNIONLA.COM FIRST IN CLASS One of the original 11 founding agents of Partners Trust, now Pacific Union, and soon-to-be Compass GIVING Co-Chair of the...

DIGS Real Estate Market Influencer: Meridith Baer

“I don’t know if I told you I grew up on a prison reservation. I mean, what’s uglier and more depressing than a prison?” asks Meridith Baer with a chuckle. The designer and founder of home staging gia...

DIGS Real Estate Market Influencer: Hugh Evans III

In 2009, Hugh Evans III teamed up with four partners to form Partners Trust.  The group—Evans, Richard Stearns, Nick Segal, F. Ron Smith and David Findley—was looking to create an alternative to ...

Real Estate Market Influencer: Sandro Dazzan

Sandro Dazzan Made in Malibu There are about 30 listings on Sandro Dazzan’s docket. All are in Malibu and range from an $85 million mansion on Malibu Crest Drive—known as the “New Castle”—to a $5.8 mi...