Los Angeles may not have been founded on real estate alone, but the real estate industry has certainly played an outsized role in elevating it from a small, rural backwater town to the beautiful, thriving city it is today. As a locale renowned for record real estate sales, it’s no surprise to learn that the region is filled with talented real estate brokers. Among the best real estate agents in LA, there is one name which particularly stands out, and that is Joyce Rey, Executive Director of Coldwell Banker Previews International.
Within the exclusive world of luxury real estate, Rey is considered to be peerless. Over her decades of experience in the high-end real estate world, she has guided some of the most significant property sales in the United States. During her illustrious career she has amassed over $3 billion in sales, setting many industry standards along the way. Just take a quick glance at Rey’s track record in Los Angeles and it is no surprise to learn Hollywood Reporter has described her as the “Billionaire’s Broker.”
Rey holds a Master’s Degree in Business from the University of Southern California. With her knowledge and experience, she is considered to be a foremost expert of the high-end real estate market. She has been quoted in notable publications including The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine, where she has offered her unique insights into the world of luxury property. The majority of her sales have been properties in Southern California, but she has also made record sales in Napa and Ojai. She currently has estates on the market in locations as widespread as Mexico, Santa Ynez and the Santa Barbara area. She and her properties have also been features on numerous networks and television shows such as NBC and Extra.
Rey’s ascension to the top of the Southern California real estate world has been achieved through decades of hard work and an expansive list of notable sales. In 1978 she sold the Sonny & Cher Owlwood estate, doubling the previous price record for a residence in the USA. In 1980 she sold the world-famous, Wallace Neff-designed Pickfair estate in Beverly Hills, netting the highest probate sale ever in the city. In 1990 she closed on the highest residential sale ever in the ultra-exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood of Bel Air, representing both the buyer and the seller. In 2010 she closed on the highest land sale in the history of the city’s Westside, as well as the country’s highest residential sale of the year.
In addition to her professional career as a real estate broker, Rey has used her resources and standing to benefit a number of charities in the Los Angeles area and worldwide. She serves on the Southern California Executive board for UNICEF as well as volunteering for the Children Uniting Nations, the American Cancer Society, A Place Called Home, the Library Foundation Council and Blue Ribbon for The Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
When looking for a luxury real estate agent in Los Angeles, Joyce Rey is a clear leader in the industry. She has the experience, knowledge and resources to help you buy or sell the most prestigious properties in Southern California and beyond.
As Executive Director of Previews International. Joyce leads the Estates Division for the #1 real estate company in Los Angeles County.