William Huston, AIF®, AIFA®

Top 10 Real Estate Agents for Entertainers

William Huston, AIF®, AIFA®

William Huston, AIF®, AIFA®

Top 10 Real Estate Agents for Entertainers

The real estate industry has grown over the years and many top notch real estate agents have positioned themselves to work with celebrities, entertainers and other well known personalities. For celebrities and entertainers, they may have unique needs and wants due to the nature of their lifestyles.


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Top Real Estate Agents for Entertainers

If you're in the entertainment business and are looking for an excellent real estate agent to work with, here are the top agents that you should consider working with to help you find your dream home.

1. Ila Corcoran
Ila Corcoran

la Corcoran is the SVP, Real Estate Operations at Bay Street Capital Holdings, an independent investment advisory, wealth management, and financial planning firm. Her first introduction to the real estate industry was after her family experienced foreclosure. She saw an opportunity to secure housing and develop career capital that would propel her into the opportunities systematically unavailable to her community.

Starting out in her career, Ila began as a property manager among a team of 4 others managing more than 300 units across southern California. At the same time, she obtained her Real Estate License, a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from California State University Long Beach, and a minor in both Business and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Ila found her passion within the residential industry when she saw the potential to help others create security through housing and homeownership. For 2 years, she worked closely with homeowners and real estate professionals helping them maximize their investments and avoid the threats of discount buyers and/or foreclosure.

In 2021 alone, she led a team to close more than $80m in sales volume across numerous states, with a laser focus on value-add services for the American homeowner.

During her free time, she enjoys serving apartment communities across Los Angeles, and in the non-profit housing space dedicated to solving housing insecurity. To get in touch with Ila, contact her here.

2. Cindy Ambuehl
Cindy Ambuehl

Cindy Ambuehl is among the most sought-after real estate professionals due to her great negotiation skills and extensive knowledge of the area’s most coveted luxury communities in the Los Angeles area.

She is known for her expertise in luxury real estate and her ability to help her clients buy and sell high-end properties in the area. Cindy has built a reputation as a knowledgeable and experienced real estate professional, and she is known for her personalized approach to working with clients and her commitment to delivering outstanding results. So far, she has a total of $ 1.5 billion in sales volume.

Cindy has been in the real estate industry for many years and has a deep understanding of the local real estate market. She is highly respected by her clients and peers and is known for her exceptional negotiation skills and ability to close complex real estate transactions.

She has been named one of Hollywood’s Top 30 Real Estate Agents by The Hollywood Reporter and recognized by Variety as one of the “Showbiz Real Estate Elite.”

3. Drew Fenton
Drew Fenton

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Drew Fenton is one of the top ranking real estate agents in residential real estate with $6.5+ billion in career sales.

In 2019, he held the record for the highest residential sale for 2019 in the U.S. for the Chartwell Estate in Bel Air, which sold for $150 million. His specialty is in significant estate properties and his discretion and knowledge make him among the top players in the industry.

At an early age, Drew had an appreciation of fine design and period details. He attended Harvard Westlake and USC, he has a collection of over 500 books on design and architecture.

4. Ikem Chukumerije
Ikem Chukumerije

Ikem Chukumerije is a licensed real estate broker who is based in Los Angeles, California. His specialty is in acquiring and disposing of residential and commercial properties in California and seven other states where he's licensed to operate.

He serves high profile clients like professional athletes, actors, directors, screenwriters, creatives, entrepreneurs through his company, The Ikem Company. In addition, he is also the founder and CEO of Sports Relocation, an in-demand boutique agency specializing in sports and entertainment relocation services. He prides himself as being an excellent negotiator and up to date with the current analysis, which in turn helps him land repeat business through the clients that he works with.

He is recognized as one of The Hollywood Reporter's Hollywood's Top 30 Real Estate Agents and Variety's Showbiz Real Estate Elite 2020.

5. Jade Mills
Jade Mills

Currently ranked the #1 Agent Worldwide for Coldwell Banker and the #5 Agent Worldwide for all Brokerages, Jade Mills is a renown real estate agent and luxury real estate expert based in Beverly Hills, California.

In the luxury real estate market, she is known for her integrity and professionalism. She has a reputation for providing exceptional service to her clients and to date, she has a whooping $8+ billion in career sales.

Jade has extensive experience in representing high-end properties, including luxury homes and estates. She is devoted to serving clients throughout the Los Angeles area including Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby Hills, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, and the Hollywood Hills. Some of the celebrities that she's worked with include Lionel Richie and Jennifer Aniston.

6. Josh and Matt Altman

Matt and Josh Altman are well-known luxury real estate agents and brokers based in Los Angeles, California. They are full-service real estate experts who leverage their experience in the game to foster long lasting relationships in the real estate business.

They co-founded the real estate brokerage firm The Altman Brothers that specializes in selling high-end residential properties in the Los Angeles area. The Altman brothers are known for their extensive market knowledge and their ability to close complex real estate transactions.

They have built a reputation as top-performing agents and are widely recognized for their professional expertise and high-energy personalities. They have been featured on several television shows, including Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles", which has helped to further enhance their visibility and reputation as leading real estate professionals.

7. Rochelle Atlas Maize
Rochelle Atlas Maize

With over 2 billion in career sales, Rochelle Maize is the Executive Director of the Luxury Estates Division at Nourmand & Associates. She is one of the top-producing agents in the firm, and she specializes in the sale of exclusive multi-million dollar Beverly Hills homes.

Rochelle has been in the industry for many years and is well known for her extensive knowledge of the luxury marketplace and her exceptional negotiation skills whereby she's able to negotiate even the most complex transactions, and make her clients feel at ease. Rochelle's commitment to her clients, combined with her extensive market knowledge and expertise, has made her a top-performing real estate broker in the United States.

Some accolades that she's received include; recognition as one of The Wall Street Journal’s Real Trends Top Brokers, The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Real Estate Agents, Variety’s Real Estate Elite, LABJ’s Real Estate Elite and a spot on the Forbes Real Estate Council.

8. Santiago Arana
Santiago Arana

Originally from Sucre Bolivia, Santiago has closed real estate transactions worth billions across Los Angeles. His international background has helped him build strong connections across the globe.

He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing under his belt and has been able to set himself apart by offering his clients marketing strategies that are backed by current market knowledge and his stellar negotiation skills and work ethic. His warm and friendly personality also draws many clients to him.

He has represented high profile clients such as Lady Gaga, Lebron James, Larry David, among others. His confidentiality and execution have made among the most distinguished real estate agents in the industry.

9. Tenisha Williams

Tenisha Williams

Tenisha Williams is a multi-million-dollar producer, real estate coach, and managing real estate broker and owner of Elite Realty Partners Inc. The company is currently the largest Black-owned, woman-owned real estate brokerage firm in South Florida. She leads a team of 150+ real estate agents who collectively have generated sales worth $130+ million.

Her clientele is made up of people in different fields and she's managed to consistently grow her business over the years mainly through repeat business of satisfied clients. Her mission together with the staff is to achieve and exceed the dreams and expectations of our real estate customers and colleagues.

Her firm, Elite Realty has a proven track record for putting passion above profit while solely focusing on their greatest asset, which is the people that they serve.

10. Tomer Fridman
Tomer Fridman

Tomer Fridman is among the top ranking real estate agents with $5+ billion in career sales. As a celebrity and luxury real estate expert, Tomer specializes in residential luxury estate properties and large-scale projects throughout Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Hollywood, Holmby Hills, Calabasas, Israel, and Europe.

He holds a B. A. with a concentration in International Relations from UCLA and has been ranked as one of America’s Best Real Estate Agents by Wall Street Journal/ Real Trends. His discretion and integrity have helped him build his high profile celebrity clientele. He is known to have worked with almost every Kardashian in the family.

Tomer is often quoted in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Financial Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Angelino, and featured in the prestigious “Hot Properties” column of The Los Angeles Times.

Bay Street Capital Holdings

Bay Street Capital Holdings - Investment Firm

Bay Street Capital Holdings is a Black-owned, independent investment advisory, wealth management, and financial planning firm headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. They manage portfolios with the goal of maintaining and increasing total assets and income with a high priority on managing total risk and volatility. Although many advisors may focus on maximizing returns, they place a higher priority on managing total risk and volatility.

Our founder, William Huston founded Bay Street after 13 years of supporting the United States' largest retirement plan ($650B) Thrift Savings Plan. He is recognized as Investopedia’s Top 100 Financial Advisors for 2022. In California, Bay Street Capital Holdings is the only Black-owned firm out of the twenty firms that received this recognition.

In Scottsdale Arizona, Ekenna Anya-Gafu CFP, AAMS is recognized among the Best Financial Advisors for his responsiveness, friendliness, helpfulness, and detail. Bay Street was founded to advocate for diverse and emerging fund managers and entrepreneurs.

In 2021, Bay Street was selected as a finalist out of over 900 firms across the US in the category of Asset Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).










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