Pat Heller is Executive Vice President and serves as branch manager for the Compass offices in Brentwood East, Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, and Marina del Rey.
Pat is the consummate real estate professional, with a history of excellence as a practice leader. In her current role, Pat is focused on building the Compass brand through a culture of excellence and appreciation. Just as she did at Gibson International and in previous brokerage positions, Pat has a record of establishing a brand and developing a team from infancy to success, while innovating along the way.
“We are successful because of our team. When you recognize this and appreciate people, it’s amazing how far you can go,” Pat says. “It is a privilege to be able to share history and wisdom from my real estate experience and apply it to a new generation of service and build a new culture for future growth. During this transition year we will bring together our different corporate cultures, build new traditions and grow successfully as one harmonious organization.”
Indeed, embracing change, defining best practices and roles, and being open minded while sharing information are central to Pat’s mission of creating the next model of brokerage excellence. She is highly collaborative and through her leadership and support has empowered countless agents and employees to achieve success. Additionally, Pat’s insights into the high-end market and her understanding of what the real estate community demands have earned her an outstanding reputation.
Pat’s rise from top-performing agent to top-performing office leader began in 1988 working for Prudential, where she earned the distinction of being her office's top producer for many years.
In 1994 she joined the Prudential Jon Douglas management team and managed both the Cheviot Hills and Santa Monica offices before relocating to Brentwood in 1995. Following the acquisition of Jon Douglas by Coldwell Banker, Heller managed the Brentwood West office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Under her leadership, that office became one of the top performing locations in the country.
In 2008 Pat joined Gibson International as a founding partner. In 2017 Pacific Union acquired a majority stake in Gibson International and the two brokerages announced plans to unite. Compass purchased Pacific Union in 2018 as part of a major expansion.
During all of the transition, Pat guided the offices and its agents with a steady hand, continuing to innovate through a highly professional and skilled approach to luxury real estate with a continued focus on teamwork, integrity and respect.
A longtime board member of the Beverly Hillls Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors (BHGLAAR), Pat currently serves as BHGLAAR Treasurer, chairs the Budget and Finance committee and is on the Professional Standards committee.