Hilton & Hyland is a top-notch real estate company, and as such they only partner with the best in the business. Not only because they are an esteemed firm, but because Hilton & Hyland works with important clients who are looking for the finest luxury homes in Los Angeles. The city has been made famous through Hollywood and the celebrities who live and thrive in the luxurious Los Angeles neighborhoods. Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Holmby Hills make up some of the most prestigious, superior and sought after luxury neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Why do celebrities love Beverly Hills real estate? Celebrities, heirs and heiresses and other respected individuals love Beverly Hills real estate because it is private, convenient, and luxurious and offers culture. Selling luxury real estate takes more than just knowing the rules and theories of real estate and being able to navigate the process of negotiation. Selling luxury real estate takes finesse, knowledge, experience, charm, wit, attitude, persistence, determination and a character that not many individuals possess. Being a real estate agent in Los Angeles is a popular profession, but not every person who becomes a real estate agent is capable of achieving success equal to that of the agents at Hilton & Hyland. Although all of the Hilton & Hyland associates are committed to the profession and bring success and a positive reputation to the company, there are a few outstanding agents among the company as a whole. These individuals go above and beyond their job description day after day, building long lasting relationships with clients and keeping them satisfied throughout every transaction. These agents are not only superstars in the office, some of them are featured on popular television productions, prominent newspapers, trusted real estate websites and more! So, who are the stars at Hilton & Hyland? Read on to find out!
Rick Hilton co-founded Hilton & Hyland in 1993 and is currently the Chairman of the company. Rick is a member of the Hilton Hotel family and has been a leader in the luxury real estate industry for more than three decades. Most recently, Rick represented both the buyer and the seller in the Candy Spelling estate, hitting a record-breaking sale at $85 million. This is the largest residential sale in the history of Los Angeles. He has also previously set the record for sales in both Malibu and Brentwood. Other highlights of Rick’s extraordinary career include the development of the Brentwood Country Estates. The gated estate is located in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles and offers homes that exceed $20 million. The Brentwood Country Estates set the precedent for other luxury developments in the area. Outside of Hilton & Hyland, Rick and his wife are active in various social and philanthropic organizations in Los Angeles and New York.
Jeff Hyland literally woke up one day and decided that he would devote his professional career to real estate. Growing up, Jeff was influenced by real estate starting at a young age. He grew up in Little Holmby, which is one of LA’s most beautiful neighborhoods. Jeff was exposed to the luxury and exclusivity that Beverly Hills had to offer at a young age and the architecture, design and aesthetics made a lasting impression. During his career in real estate, Jeff has founded two exclusive real estate firms and is also a founding member of Christie’s International Real Estate. He also actively participates in various industry related organizations. Apart from real estate success, Jeff also recently published a book about the history of The Platinum Triangle, which is made up of Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills and Bel Air.
Chad Rogers is a Malibu native who majored in Business and Finance and also earned his real estate license. Chad built and maintains a strong reputation among celebrity clientele, which includes athletes, actors, business officials and bank corporations. Chad frequently shares his expertise with the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Angeleno Magazine and more. In 2010, Chad had a record-breaking year in which he sold more than $80 million of homes. This includes the highest publicly priced MLS listing in LA County. The listing sold at $23.5 million. Chad believes in the motto, “give clients what they want, whenever they want,” and this has made him one of the most successful and sought after real estate experts in Southern California. Outside of work, Chad participates in various charities to contribute to the community.
Drew Fenton was born and raised in Los Angeles and has been a top producing Hilton & Hyland agent since 2007. He has achieved multiple personal accomplishments and showcased excellent client dedication and discretion while completing more than $700 million of luxury real estate sales. Drew specializes in estate properties in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Malibu and the surrounding luxury communities. He builds his reputation by providing unparalleled client care, marketing strategies, confidence, integrity, dynamic negotiation techniques and extensive knowledge and expertise about the industry. Drew was named Hilton & Hyland’s Top Agent for 2012. He sold Christina Aguilera’s 6,500 square foot home for $4.65 millions as well as Hilary Duff’s estate for $6.25 million. Today, Drew represents more than $200 million in inventory throughout the Los Angeles area.
Barbara Duskin has worked in the real estate industry for more than 30 years, and she offers top-notch expertise to her clients. She has sold more properties in the ten to sixty million-dollar ranges than any other realtor. She represents CEO’s of major film studios, Fortune 500 companies as well as various entertainment and business celebrities. Barbara’s extraordinary success highly ranks her among other real estate professionals who specialize in the sale and marketing of estate properties. She is recognized for having the highest priced sale in the history of Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Malibu for closing escrow on three of the highest priced residential properties in the history of the Westside.
Brenda Chandler Cooke has worked in real estate for more than 30 years and continuously surpasses the expectations of her colleagues and clients. She consistently ranks highly among the top-producing realtors at Hilton & Hyland while working with the most prestigious high-end luxury homes. Brenda successfully sold multiple properties throughout West Los Angeles ranging from $1 million to $25 million. Her focus is on customer satisfaction and building lasting relationships. Brenda achieves her success through exceptional negotiation techniques, integrity, commitment and dedication to her clients. Due to her outstanding performance as a realtor, Brenda is repeatedly invited to various boards and organizations and has also been featured on shows like “Selling Los Angeles.”
Brenda Chandler Cooke
David Kramer is consistently recognized as a top-producing agent at Hilton & Hyland with more than $185 million in sales for 2011. He has represented buyers and sellers of prestigious estates and unique properties in the Westside for more than 20 years. He recently represented the buyer in the Spelling Manor, which sold for $85 million. His expertise, talent, knowledge and character have made him a well-known leader in the real estate industry. David specializes in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby Hills, Malibu, the hills of the San Fernando Valley and the Westside of Los Angeles. Part of David’s success is due to his high standards and values. He communicates well with others and has high quality negotiation skills that help him achieve the desires of his clients. He currently represents high profile clients such as Cedar Sinai, various law firms, trusts and corporate institutions that trust David in protecting them from unnecessary legal issues and updating the company sales. David earned his degree in Finance and Economics at Cal State Northridge and highly supports volunteering for and mentoring young adults. He is actively involved with various charitable foundations and dedicates much time and effort to give back to the community. He currently resides in Beverly Hills and enjoys developing many residential and income properties throughout Los Angeles. He specifically enjoys restoring vintage properties.
This list showcases only a handful of the amazing agents who work at Hilton & Hyland. The company prides itself on the dedication, commitment, professionalism, integrity and the distinctive qualities of each and every realtor. What makes a great real estate agency? Experience, knowledge, marketing, connections and the people who work there. Hilton & Hyland is an internationally recognized brand and a highly distinguished real estate company boasting high sales, luxurious and exclusive listings, A-list clients and the best staff made up of intelligent and unique individuals. To learn more about Hilton & Hyland and the associates, do not hesitate to contact the office today. The team exceeds client expectations daily and is committed to providing clients with the tools necessary to find their next luxury property. Connect today to learn more!