Julia McKinney

Julia McKinney

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Julia’s eye for style, design, and passion for her clients ultimately led her to luxury real estate. Julia joined Compass after a career in luxury fashion working as a buyer at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City, managing top designer brands such as Gucci, Saint Laurent, Salvatore Ferragamo and more. Working in the demanding world of high fashion, Julia mastered her negotiation skills, sparring with global vendors to deliver her clients the absolute best product and service. Her expertise in sales, marketing, negotiating and relationship management are skills that serve her well as a real estate professional.

Born and raised in Southern California, Julia graduated from the University of Southern California, where she earned a degree in Communication and Marketing from the prestigious Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Julia thrives on her vast market knowledge of Los Angeles and Orange County areas. She possesses the perfect combination of business savvy and insight to deliver a stress-free and successful real estate experience for her clients. Julia's attitude and drive make no challenge too big often calling upon her instincts and communications skills to get the job done.

From the moment you meet with Julia, you’ll know that you are dealing with someone who deeply values personal relationships and handles each client with professionalism and integrity. Her outgoing personality and vast market knowledge make her a supportive and amiable guide whether she's working with first-time buyers or seasoned investors. Julia is known to continually go above and beyond to surpass all her clients expectations and provide them with unparalleled service.

As a Santa Monica local, when Julia’s not touring houses and meeting with clients, you can find her at Equinox, at the beach with her Labradoodle, doing Pilates, or shopping the local farmer’s market. Julia is thrilled to continue to find ways to improve the client experience she offers by partnering with Compass and taking advantage of their cutting edge technology, resources, and support.

Julia McKinney’s Listings

Compass Coming Soon
2 BD
2.5 BA
1,260 SF