Something about Fred
DRE #01201360

EXPERIENCE: 
I have been selling real estate since September 1995. 

I graduated college with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing in 1992.


Originally, I studied Biochemistry at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, but transferred to Cal State Northridge where I switched to Business. To pay my way through college, I sold women's shoes at Bullock's full-time while attending school full-time. I was hired fresh out of college by Robinsons-May/Macy's as an executive in the buying offices. But after 3 years of buying fashion 50+stores, I left the corporate world for the exciting life of Real Estate! 

I started practicing real estate at a small boutique office in Studio City (Los Angeles), where, by my second full year, I had found my calling and was a top agent. Then in June of 1999, Prudential recruited me as part of their expansion into LA to help open a new office in Studio City.


Seven years later, we had expanded to over 120 agents in Studio City alone, with 18 more offices in the L.A. Area. During that time, I have consistently merited top award recognition each year for Outstanding Production.


Background: 
I am a native Californian, having been born in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles back when it was filled with Orange Groves, and it only had one area code - the 213. Growing up, I made regular getaways to Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. Finally, buying house near downtown Palm Springs in 2014. 


Before joining the elite Real Estate team at Douglas Elliman of California to manage the Palm Springs office, I was an assistant manager at Prudential California Real Estate - Studio City, Manager of Prudential California - Real Estate West Hollywood from 2011 to 2103, and, from 2013 to 2018, the manager of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Santa Monica office. I am excited to bring my experience to Douglas Elliman in Palm Springs



HOBBIES: 
I love to travel and explore the world. I have been to 52 countries and counting.


I have been a competitive bowler - bowling a 300. I am also an avid card player, particularly Bridge. I love paddle tennis (not ping-pong, this is like a cross between squash and tennis).


I work out and run religiously (about 4 miles 3x's a week) to counteract my second or third greatest love…eating! (See me on my 5Ks on Facebook)


I have 2 adorable Dachshunds - Buster and Sport, and a wonderfully supportive husband.