Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Vista Sotheby’s International Realty in Palos Verdes and Redondo Beach, California, has merged with well-known local real estate brokerage, South Bay Brokers, with four offices across the South Bay market in Los Angeles County. The combined company will operate as Vista Sotheby’s International Realty, with six offices and nearly 200 affiliated agents.
“Vista Sotheby’s International Realty has built a solid reputation for quality service since joining the Sotheby’s International Realty brand in 2007,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “I have known Jim Van Zanten and Jack Gillespie, the owners of South Bay Brokers, for many years and have great respect for them and what they have accomplished. We are delighted to see these two fine firms join forces in this important high-end market, and are proud to support them as they expand their footprint to represent the finest luxury real estate in the South Bay.”
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 17,000 sales associates located in approximately 800 offices in 61 countries and territories worldwide. Vista Sotheby’s International Realty listings are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.