Local Expertise. Global Connections.
Joe Cilic, a licensed attorney and real estate broker, has sold, supervised or participated in over 4,000 residential real estate transactions totaling over 5 billion dollars in volume.
Chances are, if it is residential real estate related, Joe has seen it before and is able to provide his clients with valuable guidance based on actual deal experience. Clients leverage his knowledge so that they can make the best-informed business decision possible. His past clients include attorneys, commercial brokers, investment bankers, mortgage brokers, entertainment industry executives and celebrities. Their common trait is that they appreciate sophisticated advice whether they are first-time homebuyers or seasoned real estate insiders.
Joe has a true passion for real estate and has extensive personal experience buying, renovating and selling homes for a profit. His clients often leverage his keen eye for design whether it is to prepare their home for sale or envision the possibilities with a home that they are considering for a purchase.
Joe previously served as Senior Vice President and Branch Manager, having managed five different offices and over 400 agents during his tenure. Prior to joining Sotheby's International Realty, Joe worked as an attorney handling real estate-related litigation for a prominent Beverly Hills law firm. He is a Certified Negotiation Expert and has lectured on real estate for Fortune 500 companies, business groups, law school students and public agencies.
Active in the community, Joe has served on numerous homeowners’ associations and charitable boards, including Children Mending Hearts and KIPP Los Angeles where he has helped raise tens of millions of dollars in philanthropic donations.
When he isn't working or volunteering, Joe can be found spending time with his wife and two young children in Pacific Palisades. As a native of Los Angeles, he is knowledgeable about neighborhoods throughout the Westside. His favorites include Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Westwood, Cheviot Hills, Culver City, West Hollywood, Westchester, Mar Vista, Marina Del Rey, Venice and Malibu.
Tennis fans recognize the Cilic name courtesy of Joe’s cousin Marin Cilic, a top ranked tennis professional. Joe holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and a Bachelor's degree from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is a member of the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Board of Realtors and the State Bar of California.