With over 25 years working in residential and commercial real estate, development and property management, Russell Flinkman brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients. He is skilled in helping clients navigate the Westside real estate market and serves as a valuable resource for those looking to buy, sell, or invest in real estate or who want to know about current market values.
Born and raised in Santa Monica, Russell grew up in a well-respected real estate family that laid the foundation for his future success. He credits his parents for his strong work ethic and very much embodies the values they imparted on him. They taught him to deal honestly and fairly in all endeavors, business and personal, treat everyone with mutual respect, be generous and share your success with others, and give back to the community.
Russell's personable nature, friendly disposition and witty sense of humor make him a pleasure to work with. He enjoys the process of getting to know his clients, understanding their wants and needs and matching them with the perfect home or investment property. And his attention to detail, sharp negotiating skills and problem solving ability assure his clients a smooth and successful transaction.
As a member of Compass, he combines his skills with the company's tremendous resources to provide top notch service to clients. Compass is ideally sized to achieve results, equipped with the most current technology and global connections."
A graduate of the University of California at San Diego, Russell received a BS in Economics/Management Science. When Russell is not negotiating real estate deals, he enjoys surfing, skiing, hiking and all the outdoor pursuits that Southern California has to offer. "My focus is serving each client, getting them rewarding results and helping them to fully enjoy the California lifestyle."