About Katie Kelly

A Newport Beach native, Katie Kelly Russell combines her extensive marketing skills, local neighborhood knowledge and tireless ambition to help clients achieve their real estate goals. Whether working with first-time buyers or seasoned investors, Katie exceeds client expectations while providing a seamless and enjoyable real estate experience.

Katie joined Compass to take advantage of the innovative technology and access to the industry’s most valuable resources. Katie provides real-time market insights so that clients can make informed decisions, and she can create a winning sales strategy.

After earning her Business Degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Katie launched her career in marketing where she honed her strategic ability and excelled in leading creative campaigns. She leverages this strong marketing and social media background to make an impactful first impression and attract buyers.

Katie specializes in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, where she resides with her husband, Bryan. She’s a member of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club and is happy to recommend the best boating, biking, hiking and beach spots in the area.

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University of Colorado Boulder - Leeds School of Business

Client Testimonials
"My husband and I worked with Katie to purchase our home and we cannot say enough good things about her! She is extremely knowledgeable about the market, has such a positive outlook and approachable personality, and was so helpful, making sure we thoroughly understood every form we signed and every inspection we scheduled. Katie was also very generous with her time, working overtime to answer the many questions we had over mornings, nights and weekends. We can’t thank her enough for making the home buying process so seamless, and would highly recommend working with Katie whether you are buying or selling a home. " - Mackenzie L.

"My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Katie while looking for our first home in Eastside Costa Mesa. She has extensive knowledge of the market and provided insights into every step of the homebuying process. I was thoroughly impressed with her preparation and professionalism. We highly recommend Katie! " - Val K.

"My husband and I were making the move back from the East Coast to our hometown of Newport Beach, and we enlisted Katie to find us a rental. Katie was responsive, hard-working and took the time to send videos and pictures of homes when we were out of town and unable to look at properties. She was so helpful during the process and a pleasure to work with every step of the way. In the end she found us a fantastic unit on the water which includes its own private boat slip. A total bonus! We are so appreciative and would highly recommend her! " - Marci V.

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