Californian Estates

is a team of dedicated professionals whose success is measured by the highest quality of customer service.

 

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Maurice O’Sullivan

CEO l Development Specialist 

Maurice O’Sullivan’s real estate career spans 30 years and 4 different continents.  As the regional Marketing Director for some the largest property development organizations, he has executed worldwide marketing campaigns and developed successful multi-tiered lead generation systems that have earned over $1bn in sales.

Maurice has recognized the growing interest from state wide and foreign investment, specifically into California. Therefore, to service his clients better with premier residential and commercial properties, he launched Californian Estates as an exclusive, full service real estate company.

With a respected reputation and a successful real estate marketing and sales career throughout South East Asia, India, the Middle East, Europe and Australia, Maurice has established international marketing affiliations and prolific international real estate agency relationship and client connections, worldwide.

Californian Estates is a multi-cultural and multi-lingual team of real estate professionals who are fluent in the different cultural customs of investing. He and his team are committed to exceptional customer service, niche programs and planning who will work relentlessly to ensure that clients find their perfect home, property or investment here in California.

You can contact Maurice:

Email. Maurice@californianestates.comTel: (323) 719-7779 / BRE#01959295


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Bethany Colson

Director of Operations | Income & Commercial Specialist 

A Southern California native, University-educated in Europe in International Communications and a real estate career in Southeast Asia, Bethany Colson brings a unique, international perspective to her knowledge of the Los Angeles real estate market, sales and branding.

Bethany first worked in the international real estate market when she met her husband and veteran real estate professional, Maurice O’Sullivan in Bali, Indonesia. After two years in Asia, she and Maurice decided to move their operation to California and continue to service their international clients with one of the world’s hottest property market.

Previously, Bethany had worked in the Los Angeles entertainment industry in marketing, branding and creative for over 20 years. Bethany brings with her the flair and style associated with panache of Hollywood.

Bethany has built a robust clientele database of celebrities, directors and producers and even a few rock stars.We truly believe that Bethany is a rock star in her own right.

You can contact Bethany:

Email. Bethany@californianestates.com / Tel: (310) 927-8072 / BRE# 01959296



Shane Dailey

Broker  | Cal Mutual

As President and founder of Cal Mutual, a top Southern California real estate agency and mortgage lender Shane has taken Cal Mutual to the top of the real estate and mortgage industry.  A firm believer in that any company is only as strong as it’s clients satisfaction he holds every employee of Cal Mutual to unprecedented levels of professionalism, ethics and courtesy.

Shane is Trusted by discerning clients – ranging from executives to celebrities.  For over 15 years he has been renowned as a top broker of choice Southern California.  Known for his unwavering dedication to delivering world-class client service and results, Shane skillfully guides transactions through the real estate spectrum, from single residential projects to managing complex transactions for experienced investors making sure every clients needs are met beyond expectation.

Shane holds a California Broker License, NMLS Mortgage License, DBO-CFL License and obtained his Bachelors Degree from the University of Cincinnati.  Prior to Founding, Cal Mutual, Shane served as Vice President of Newport Mortgage and Investments in Newport Beach, California.

You can contact Shane:

Email. Shane@calmutualhomes.com / Tel: (310) 927-8072 / Broker BRE# 01484412, NMLS# 296630, CFL# 60DBO-65924


Joanne Sathokvorasat           

Client Relations and Contracts Director 

With a strong background in Customer Service, Human Resources, Psychology, and Marketing, Joanne is committed to exceptional customer service experience for all her real estate transaction coordination.  A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, Joanne loves the city life and the multicultural communities in LA.  She brings an extensive knowledge of neighborhood locals, restaurants, life style, and happenings.  Drawing from her life experience, Joanne is a visual artist in her spare time.  She shares her LA life through her paintings and design. She also loves hiking, yoga, tennis, psychology, rock climbing, and applied behavioral analysis therapy.

Email. joanne@californianestates.com / Tel: 3102471212


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Christina Colson 

Marketing Associate

Christina comes to us with many years experience of the Los Angeles entertainment business, she has a dedicated eye and vision for strategy and design . Christine earned a great reputation for her Photography over the years and has now decided to apply here talents into creative design here at Californian Estates. We are excited to have Christina as part of the team and are looking forward to some design Magic.

Email. info@californianestates.com / Tel: 323 877 5354



Lauren Shephard

Acquisitions and Business Development Specialist

Growing up around a family of real estate entrepreneurs and business owners, Lauren has acquired a unique real estate acumen and business savvy. She benefits from nearly a decade of real estate experience that she acquired in various past roles within the industry. While working towards a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management focused in Corporate Finance, Lauren obtained her real estate license. In just the first few years as a sales associate, Lauren successfully closed millions in transactions. With a drive to seek further career challenges, she moved to Los Angeles shortly after finishing her degree to tackle the luxury real estate market.

Today, Lauren brings a unique financial and analytical skill set to the real estate world.  Drawing from the innate business sense acquired from her adolescent years, along with her professional experience and training, Lauren is able to help clients successfully meet their real estate goals.  Past clients and colleagues are continually impressed with her knack for navigating the intricacies of luxury real estate transactions in a well-spoken, poised and professional manner.

In her free time, Lauren enjoys fitness and competing and showing American Quarter Horses.

You can contact Lauren:

Email. Lauren@californianestates.com / Tel: (951) 207-5454 / BRE # 01895959


Nicholas Lambert

Acquisitions and Business Development Director

Currently, Nicholas is the CEO of Roscoe Capital Group, LLC, a real estate investment and development company he co-founded. He is also an agent with Californian Estates. Nicholas previously was an agent with Rodeo Realty Beverly Hills and Beverly Hills Realty. Previously, Nicholas was an Acquisitions & Development Associate with Gotham Corporate Group, an Associate with Gotham Dynasty and a Realtor with Gotham Properties International, specializing in Los Angeles luxury real estate. 

Mr. Lambert combines a lifelong passion for real estate with the dedication, integrity and professionalism he brings from years of service as a military officer. He has extensive experience in acquisitions, negotiation, sales, project management, risk management, project marketing, team building, team leadership, planning and development. 

Mr. Lambert places a heavy emphasis on community involvement and participation. In 2014, he was elected to the Greater Valley Glen Neighborhood Council. He was appointed Chair of the Public Safety Committee, where he worked diligently to address the needs and concerns of his neighbors. He helped to secure tens of thousands of dollars worth of city funding to help with community improvement and outreach efforts. He is a proud member of the American Legion & the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

From 2008 until 2013, he served on Active Duty as a Captain with the United States Army, including spending 12 months deployed to Iraq. Nicholas was consistently recognized for his creative and critical thinking abilities, communication skills, ability to envision & lead change within an organization as well as his passion to empower, motivate & develop subordinates as leaders.

Email. Nicholas@californianestates.com | Tel: 818 424 6045


 

Karim Ghelani

VP of Acquisitions at Californian Estates

 

Email. Karim@californianestates.com | Tel: 310-890-8616 | BRE # 01920553


 

Eldar Mantesh

Sales and Acquisitions

Eldar first embarked on his journey into the Real Estate industry nearly a decade ago as an assistant for a major real estate commercial broker and shortly after attained his real estate license. He has since been involved in many aspects of real estate during his career; from the construction of spec homes in Malibu, tear-downs in the San Fernando Valley, extensive remodels in Los Angeles and worked tirelessly with investors for maximum returns.

Eldar’s unique experiences along with his broad network of contacts have given him a vision for properties to reach their full potential. His expertise can provide insight for your remodel project and help you envision the perfect end- result or find you your move-in-ready dream home.

Eldar loves to share his passion for real estate. He strives to help his clients find exactly what they are looking for or guide them to think outside the box with options they would not have considered before.

Eldar’s calming, open-minded and approachable demeanor makes it easy and refreshing to work with. He is always looking to grow as an individual and he does so by learning new things and challenging himself. He is bilingual and is currently working on expanding his reach to Spanish and Korean.

Eldar has called Sherman Oaks home for nearly a decade and looks forward to helping you find a new place to call home.

Email. Eldar@californianestates.com / Tel: 818.626.1881



Peter Silvester

Peter has lived in the Los Angeles area since 1988, making him a local man.Having explored most of the neighborhoods over the years and made connections with people of various vocations and businesses, Peter is well versed in the nuances of the characteristics of each village that makes up Los Angeles. Peter collaborates with brokers, developers, investors, city officials and end users to find solutions that will work in the highest good for all parties. He has been honored by having his services employed by long time brokers looking to expand their real estate holdings and repeat clients who frequently refer family and friends. Skills:

  • Advanced creative aptitude with problem solving abilities.
  • Knowing who to go to for the right answers and teaming up with the right people to get the project completed.
  • Understanding needs comprehensive listening.
  • Connecting people with positive ambitions so each party wins.

Email. peter@californianestates.com / Tel: 818-530-3225 



Dmitry Litvishkov

Dmitry Litvishkov is a full-service, luxury real estate agent representing buyers and sellers worldwide in a broad spectrum of classes, including single-family residential, new development, residential leasing, luxury vacation rental, property management and specializing in areas like Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Hollywood Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood, and Westwood. Dmitry Litvishkov, a native of Chelyabinsk, Russia, received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from South Ural State University- one of Russia’s top 10 universities. Litvishkov’s previous experience in Real Estate sales both in America (Miami and Los Angeles) and Russia makes him the perfect go-to guy for local and international Real Estate buyers alike. Despite his Engineering degree, Litvishkov has had a strong interest in Real Estate sales and development since a young age. Dmitry’s strong sense of business acumen is further strengthened by the critical thinking skills acquired from his degree. Litvishkov speaks fluent Russian in addition to English and specializes in residential and investment properties. With his past experience in handling international clients buying properties in America, Dmitry has become a master of his craft. His local and international clients praise him for being a dedicated agent committed to his clients’ satisfaction even long after closing on their property.

Email. dmitry@californianestates.com / Tel: 310-709-4920 



James Daughrity

James Daughrity is a 15-year residential and commercial real estate industry veteran in a wide array of real estate transactions. He has built a solid foundation or corporate and individual clients through his real estate consultant services. James epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work, and creative service in an array of investment real estate transactions. By leveraging local market knowledge and industry relationships with world-class market research and proprietary analytics, James provides his clients a distinct competitive advantage. Through continuous support and comprehensive strategies, James carefully assists his clients in making informed decisions to achieve their long and short-term strategic goals. His specific areas of expertise includes sourcing value add commercial and residential deals in the South Bay area of California and in particular the city of Inglewood, California which is the future home of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams $3 billion dollar stadium. In addition to James’ passion for real estate, he nurtures his passion for educating underserved youth by managing after-school programs focused on entrepreneurship, essential life skills, and financial management in schools and community centers in Southern California. James Daughrity is an active member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers), member of The Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce, member of Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Realtors Association, Alumni of Real Estate Associate Program, and a candidate for Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). James graduated from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a minor in Economics.

Email. james@californianestates.com/ Tel: 323-539-3970 

 



Terri Walski

With over fifteen years’ experience in real estate across North America, Terri brings a broad and invaluable sense of business acumen to the team. She advises on internal strategy and external business opportunities. In her role as a REALTOR®, Terri specializes in Relocation, Condominiums, Investments, Luxury Homes, and Rentals. Her hobbies are Food/Wine, Fitness, and Cooking. Her Civic Activities Include: Children’s Miracle Network, Foster Care/Adoption, and Community Development.

Email. teresa@californianestates.com / Tel: 818-403-4482



Lark Gwartney

“Helping you reach your goal is my goal.” Whether managing your personal estate or wealth creation for you and your legacy, use only the best team. Your hub for real estate services: Sale or Purchase, Construction (New and renovations), Architecture, Legal, Property Management, Investment acquisition, Funding, and International.

Email. lark@californianestates.com / Tel: 619-647-3687


 



Aaron Mochkin

Aaron Mochkin is a Commercial Realtor Associate and Team Builder. Aaron is a multifaceted operations professional from Australia; with previous experience as a restaurant owner, chef, and dietary supervisor. Aaron has prides himself in his passionate and heartfelt drive to serve his clients’ best interests. He is dedicated, knowledgeable, and committed to finding the perfect fit, whether investment property or fix and flip project, for his clientele. His devotion and unparalleled customer service has resulted in a continuously expanding network of loyal clients and referrals. Passionate to his craft, he continuously seeks to stay ahead of the game when it comes to market education, trends, and investment strategy.

Email. aaron@californianestates.com / Tel: 323-775-7225



Guadalupe Rodriguez

Guadalupe is originally from Mazatlán, Mexico and moved to the U.S. in 1974. She is a proud mother of two sons and two grandchildren. Guadalupe has been an active real estate agent in California for 24 years with several firms including Prudential California Realty and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. She has won numerous sales awards including President’s Circle Award with Prudential California Realty.

Email. guadalupe@gothamcorporate.com / Tel: 562-326-3717



Nancy Gutterman

I am a commercial real estate agent specializing in office / retail space leasing and investment property sales. I believe in establishing long-term partnerships with my clients and building a strong foundation upon which we can prosper together. I made the jump into commercial real estate in 2013 after 15+ years working in Corporate America where I became highly skilled in market research, business planning, financial analysis, inter-office politics and paper shuffling. I enjoy the challenge of entrepreneurship that commercial real estate provides as well as the satisfaction of helping my clients achieve their real estate goals. My work experience and education has provided me with a unique breadth of knowledge from which my clients gain considerably benefit. I have an MBA in International Management and Corporate Finance from Thunderbird, the American School of International Management. I love to travel, am fluent in Spanish and conversant in French. I practice capoeira and am an avid salsa dancer.

Email. nancy@californianestates.com / Tel: 310-435-1924



Nick Zigic

As an asylum of the Bosnian Civil Conflict of 1992, Nick Zigic started in the real estate business in 1999 working for Equity Office Properties (one of the largest national REITs) and 99¢ Only Stores immediately thereafter. In 2006 he joined CENTURY 21 and soon after formed his own boutique real estate consulting business. He and his affiliates sold many beautiful luxury homes in the stretch between West Hollywood and Bradbury (Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Pasadena). The team also sold many types of businesses, and even owned a business plan writing business. Recently, Nick narrowed the focus to Luxury Homes and Restaurant Sale and Acquisitions. As a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS and TRC) Nick is well positioned with the global real estate brokerage community, and serves as a resource and connector for foreign buyers and investors in the Southern California luxury homes and resorts markets, as well as a liaison for American Buyers and Investors for the Austrian, Bosnia, Serbian, and Greek real estate markets. Nick’s slogan is “Doing business the American Way, WORLDWIDE!

Email. nickz@californianestates.com / Tel: 626-221-3994



Peter Farisyan

Peter grew up in the “Little Armenia” Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles. At just 19 years old, five years younger than our next youngest agent, Peter’s business acumen and determination is the perfect example of a driven and enthusiastic young adult. Peter enjoys helping others reach the ability to own a home that will help foster a great foundation and economic long-term support for families across Los Angeles. Peter specializes and is most familiar with neighborhoods from Hollywood and Beverly Hills to the San Fernando Valley. Being from Los Angeles gives him the unique perspective to deal with a diverse range of clients whether the property is ready to be listed at $200,000 or $20,000,000.

Email. peterf@californianestates.com / Tel: 323-420-9000



Anya Zabelina

Anya Zabelina came to the U.S. 16 years ago. She became a licensed real estate professional almost 10 years ago and first focused on commercial real estate. From 2007 to 2008 she worked as a loan officer for a private lender to become familiar with all aspects of the business. During this time, Anya opened a property management company. Currently, Anya is also pursuing her law degree. Her motto is “high standards, creativity, diligence and respect for my client’s needs.”

Email. anya@californianestates.com / Tel: 310-600-8578



Maria Korpacheva

With over 10 years of experience working with high-profile businessmen and their families, providing translation and consulting services, Maria Korpacheva has been successfully expanding her area of expertise into real estate. Known for her professionalism, integrity and commitment, Maria always goes the extra mile to support her clients in making the right real estate decisions. Her extensive knowledge of the continuously changing Los Angeles marketplace allows her to deliver first-class customer service in representing investors, buyers and sellers. Besides being a California licensed Realtor® and a member of Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors®, Maria graduated cum laude from Moscow State Linguistic University with a BA in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication. She also completed a Management course at British College of Banking and Finance, as well as holds an MA in Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Her overall professional experience entails working in hospitality, film, fashion, music, real estate and oil industries. Nothing makes Maria feel happier than seeing other people succeed and prosper!

Email. maria@californianestates.com / Tel: 310-467-1474



Kevin Bonn

Kevin is from New York by birth, but found his home in sunny southern California, where he’s lived for the past 29 years. He graduated from the State University of New York with a Degree in Business Administration and Marketing and considers himself a lifetime learner. He has 30+ years of sales, sales management, marketing and business development experience in the medical, financial and real estate development industries utilizing a dynamic high energy consultative sales approach to provide strategic and savvy advisory services to help his clients build wealth.

A teacher at heart, Kevin served as a Registered Principal and Officer of Supervisory Jurisdiction with a leading financial services firm coaching and honing the skills of over 150 Wealth Management Advisors so they could effectively help others map financial strategies and achieve their goals. Realizing some of his clients were starting late with their financial planning and that traditional investment vehicles would be insufficient, he obtained real estate license and mortgage certifications to open new horizons and untapped investment potential.

He learned through is practice, that regretfully, most people acquire their real estate and financial assets at random rather than as a part of a comprehensive written financial strategy so that they’re designed to work in harmony with each other to deliver what want in the first place. Financial freedom and time. As a result, he assembled a team Real Estate, Financial, Tax and Legal industry professionals to deliver end to end solutions through “Values Driven Personal Financial Strategies” to the most successful investors and developers to distressed homeowners in need of a plan to achieve solvency and financial freedom.

Kevin works with directly with developers and investors to maximize profits by adding value to, marketing and selling residential off the plan properties to international, interstate, and intrastate investors often 12-36 months prior to completion. As an Investment Acquisitions and Sales Strategist, he’s able to provide full-service, world-class service to his valued real estate clientele and serve both the public and private global markets with a boutique-style range of options including; Traditional Real Estate Representation, Investor Relations, Architectural & Concept Design, Residential and Commercial Construction, Property Management, Investment Acquisition Analysis, Production Partnerships, Mortgage, Marketing and International Concierge Services.

He prides himself on his knowledge of current transactions, market trends, related services and most importantly, he’s a customer driven professional dedicated to achieving results and providing exceptional service. He enjoys his partner and spouse of 30 years, considers himself “solar powered”, loves the sun, beach and the ability to take advantage of the cultural diversity Los Angeles offers.

Email. kevin@californianestates.com / Tel: (661) 510-7782

 



Sam Hollinger

Sam Hollinger grew up and went to school in Toledo, Ohio. Through his studies, he would go on to become the youngest Nationally Registered Paramedic in the state by May of 2001. He has always been passionate about serving his community and takes great pride in his ability to cultivate winning solutions for challenges varying in nature. At the age of 20, Sam obtained his Ohio real estate license and began working part-time for his Uncle’s Commercial Real Estate Company. His main focus was identifying distressed multifamily properties for the firm to acquire, rehabilitate and ultimately sell to investors. Always eager to learn, Sam spent a lot of time studying various leasing programs and began involving himself in many different transactions. His vast understanding of contracts and lease negotiation would lead him to his own investment opportunity in 2009 when he acquired the development rights to a local franchise network. In December of 2009, Sam decided to take this franchise concept to Knoxville, TN where he would spend the next 6 years developing a network of 7 retail/restaurants locations and creating over 130 new jobs within that community. Sam was tasked with many different challenges throughout this new venture and the success of his company now weighed heavily on his ability to fully comprehend a vast array of core competencies:

  • Site selection and demographic studies to ensure maximum sales potential could be derived from each location.
  • Lease negotiation. Build plans and design.
  • Understanding construction documents, the bidding selection and hiring contractors. Construction management and the process through which to obtain permitting.
  • Job creation, Interviewing and how to onboard employees.
  • Training, coaching and leadership
  • Small business operations, cashflow and financial management.

In March of 2015, Sam sold his business for a significant profit but the experience and knowledge he gained through building his organization has proven invaluable. Sam has now settled in Orange County, CA where he plans to utilize these attributes; coupled with tenacity, drive, and determination, to become a key contributor in developing a firm that will revolutionize real estate investing while enhancing integrity, diligence and respect for its clients.

Email. sam@californianestates.com / Tel: 419-508-1529


 

 



Cristina Cuan

Cristina Cuan’s desire to help others and treat everyone with respect and honesty comes from the deep family values she was raised with in Cuba. Her history and knowledge stems from growing up in a family-owned convenience store in Cuba. There she learned that integrity is an important part of running a business. With the political environment changing, the family moved to United States for better opportunities. She went to Los Angeles City College and later enrolled at SCI-Arc School of Architecture. There, she passed the California State Contractor License (B-General). Her eye for environmental design has been an asset in her true passion of Commercial Real Estate. Her main focus is working with investors to acquire Commercial Real Estate. She has the California Real Estate Broker License. She is currently expanding into developing land and making more connections between developers and contractors.

Email. cristina@californianestates.com / Tel: 310-748-1816



Sonya Nam

Conversant in Korean and English, Sonya got into the real estate field because of her seasoned real estate husband. With her education in law from Fullerton College and a law degree from South Korea, Sonya has extensive knowledge of real estate law and transactions. Over the years, she grew her own clientele and is very involved in the real estate community empowering Asian Pacific Islanders and Asian Americans to pursue businesses in her community. An active member of the Asian Pacific Island American Public Affair and Chairman of the Korean American Foundation World’s Next Leader Group, Sonya is passionate about people and attends regularly Asian events in Koreatown and downtown. Her areas of specialty include Koreatown, Sherman oaks, Beverly hills, and Santa Monica. In her spare time she enjoys golf.

Email.

sonya@californianestates.com / Tel: 424-355-5781

 


 

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