About Julia

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 retail 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. During her time as a Trojan, she was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority and the Founder and President of the USC Fashion Club.

Professionalism and integrity are the foundations of Julia’s real estate career. Julia possesses the perfect combination of creativity and business savvy to set her apart from other agents. Julia is a natural networker and has learned to plant, nurture and cultivate relationships which has fueled her success in real estate. Julia’s attitude and drive make no challenge too big often calling upon her instincts and communications skills to get the job done. Julia is known to continually go above and beyond to surpass all her clients expectations.

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.

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