THE TEAM
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THE TEAM

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Phil Immel
Realtor® | Founder | Broker
949.249.2020
Phil@RealEstateGuru.com

CalBRE# 00545198

A Star Team Is Born Armed with 40 years of real estate experience, Phil started Immel Team Luxury Real Estate, a boutique firm that specializes in coastal properties in South Orange County. This small successful team has a big presence in the upscale neighborhoods of Dana Point. This dynamic multi-general Team has a quality, not quantity approach to business. Agents proudly represent high-net worth clients and celebrities on the listing and buyer sides of transactions. Our clients are entrepreneurs, entertainment personalities and executives for major corporations. Foundations and institutional clients include St. Joseph/Mission Hospital as well as Loma Linda University. About Immel Immel, Founder & CEO of the Immel Team, was bestowed the prestigious “legend” award for 15 years of top broker performance by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. Licensed at age 19, while majoring in real estate & marketing at San Diego State University, Immel became a broker at 21 years old and received numerous accolades during his illustrious career. He eventually went into corporate management for Coldwell Banker and became it’s youngest vice president at age 28. After 10 years in management, he returned to sales in Orange County. Immel is also known as the Real Estate Guru ®. The “Guru” is the spokesperson on national and local television & radio. His honest market assessment in these turbulent days has created many return guest spots on FOX, CNN and CBS Radio. Additionally, he is a contributing writer for the Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance & Reuters. Board Of Directors – Ocean Institute Immel can be contacted at Phil@RealEstateGuru.com or 949.212.7676.

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Mark Sweeney
Realtor®-Associate
949.683.5234
Mark@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE#00987093

Mark entered the real estate business shortly after graduating from the University of California Santa Barbara, where he played varsity baseball. He has been a specialist in South County coastal real estate market for more than 25 years. Mark was formally a partner in representing the developer, Stein-Brief, in marketing and selling Ritz Cove custom lots. He is widely respected for his negotiating proficiency, attention to detail and commitment to ethical business practices. Additionally, he has a great knack for understanding and finding unique properties often before they become available to the open market. Drawing from his extensive knowledge of Dana Point, Laguna Beach and
Laguna Niguel, he matches his buyers with the ideal property and neighborhood to fit their specific set of needs. A California native, Sweeney enjoys surfing, running on the beach and spending time with his wife and two grown children.

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George Pagano
Realtor® | Broker-Associate
949.212.1695
George@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 00477416

George Pagano and Phil Immel, both iconic names for decades in coastal Orange County Real Estate have joined forces under the new brokerage name Immel Team Luxury Real Estate. Pagano most recently achieved the distinction as the first Director of Sales at The Strand at Headlands, Southern California’s prestigious private oceanfront community in Dana Point. Custom home sites and finished homes at the Strand range from $2-$24 million. Both Pagano and Immel have represented numerous Oceanfront buyers and sellers for over 3 Decades. Their long time professional friendship and common philosophy of placing the client first has been long recognized in the industry. Beyond
the extensive experience and knowledge in the market, The Immel Team has a vast array of cutting edge technology and support staff. We are similar to a boutique Private Banking group or Law Firm but specialized in Luxury Property sales. Pagano said sophisticated clients deserve and demand 5 Star service and we are able to consistently provide that said Immel. With offices in Beverly Hills and Dana Point, the team can enhance marketing exposure to a broad array of clients, including celebrities and other entertainment executives.

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John Rennie
Realtor® | Broker-Associate
949.215.5000
John@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01269397

John started his real estate career in Canada nearly 25 years ago. Shortly thereafter he moved to Laguna Niguel, California as a full time real estate professional. Approximately 8 years ago John joined the Immel Team and acts as the Managing Partner, handling all operation for the Immel Team. His extensive knowledge of short sales, foreclosures and equity sales allow the Immel Team to market to every type of buyer and seller. He understands that real estate transactions are complicated, stressful, time- consuming and at times emotional. His no-pressure, “do the right thing” attitude has helped him build long-term relationships and a large network of referral clients. As a well-respected real estate agent in Southern California, John has guided buyers and sellers through multi-faceted real estate transactions over the course of 25 years. He is a dedicated family man with a wife and two young daughters and currently resides in Laguna Niguel.

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Betty Orlow
Realtor®-Associate
714.345.8765
Betty@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01275308

Betty Orlow joined the Immel Team over 15 years ago. Her clients rave about her warm personality and professional skill level as a Realtor®. She goes above and beyond in helping buyers or sellers find or sell their Dream Homes. She’s widely connected and watches the MLS like a hawk to fulfill her buyers needs. Phil Immel and Betty Orlow co-list homes and work well in synchronizing a smooth sale for our sellers. Sometimes called the “Martha Stewart” of the team, Betty arranges property staging and adds the warm touches that make a house a home. Be assured that Betty always has her clients interest at heart. She’s ethical, knowledgeable and a trusted adviser.

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Bret Johnson
Realtor®-Associate
949.505.2426
Bret@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01908861

Born and raised in a third generation real estate family, you could say that Bret
Johnson was destined to become a REALTOR®. With expertise in residential real estate marketing, design, photography and web based technology, Bret Johnson combines trendsetting marketing strategies with years of real estate and property management experience.

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Asemo Smiley
Realtor®-Associate
949.310.7300
Asemo@Asemo.com

CalBRE# 00612360

As an award-winning Real Estate advisor with Immel Luxury Real Estate International, my focus includes, Buyers, Sellers, Corporate Relocation, Luxury Vacation Homes and Luxury Real Estate. As a resident and member of this community for over 30 years, I work with buyers and sellers from the entire Orange County Area, including North, South and Coastal Orange County. I work with a professional Team of people to ensure the highest degree of Service in the pursuit of your dream home or the successful sale of your home. Past Client Satisfaction is the main resource of my business. In this competitive business of Real Estate, my exceptional customer satisfaction makes a difference. My service is second to none and has earned me 5 years in a row the company Presidential Award for sales performance and has been a valuable source of referrals.

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Laura Whitlach
Realtor®-Associate
408.528.4077
Laura@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01866609

Laura graduated from San Jose State University, majoring in Business Management with a focus on contract law. A native Californian, she relocated to Orange County with 20 years of operational excellence and customer first experience with companies such as Yahoo! and Cisco Systems. Having infinite appreciation of the vast beauty here in Southern California, her goal is to assist her clients in locating their own slice of heaven. Laura values strength of character and has found her perfect family with the Immel Team.

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Nancy Dresser
Realtor®-Associate
949.292.6215
NancyD@cox.net

CalBRE# 01311895

As an award-winning Real Estate advisor with Immel Luxury Real Estate International, my focus includes, Buyers, Sellers, Corporate Relocation, Luxury Vacation Homes and Luxury Real Estate. As a resident and member of this community for over 30 years, I work with buyers and sellers from the entire Orange County Area, including North, South and Coastal Orange County. I work with a professional Team of people to ensure the highest degree of Service in the pursuit of your dream home or the successful sale of your home. Past Client Satisfaction is the main resource of my business. In this competitive business of Real Estate, my exceptional customer satisfaction makes a difference. My service is second to none and has earned me 5 years in a row the company Presidential Award for sales performance and has been a valuable source of referrals.

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Jonathan Ashyk
Realtor®-Associate
949.201.3990
Jonathan@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01231154

Jonathan entered into his real estate career over 18 years ago and has been a resident of Southern California for 3 decades. Born and raised in the Midwest, his work ethic is paramount in all aspects of each transaction. He goes the extra mile to put his clients at ease and ensure positive results. Jonathan’s extensive knowledge of Dana Point and the redevelopment of the Lantern District and Dana Point Harbor provide excellent insight to both buyers and sellers. Having valuable contacts throughout Southern California gives Jonathan the ability to network and represent clients throughout the region. Working in unison with the team provides the ultimate combination and assures clients a wonderful real estate experience.

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Amy Price
Realtor®-Associate
949.533.3288
Amy@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01768363

Amy eagerly launched into the real estate and mortgage business 18 years ago. She currently is a member of Orange County Association of Realtors, CAR and NAR. A native of Orange County, Amy’s knowledge of South Orange County is inimitable. Specializing in Owner-Occupied and Non-Owner Occupied residential sales of detached homes, townhomes and condos, along with 2-4 properties and residential leasing. Amy utilizes unparalleled marketing tools, strategies and negotiating skills to give their sellers as well as their buyers an unbelievable experience. Amy is constantly updating her knowledge of the real estate market and is ready to assist you with your real estate needs.

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Jennifer Torres
Realtor®-Associate
949.444.8232
Jen@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE#01999196

Jennifer Torres is an active REALTOR® with Immel Team Luxury Real Estate, representing buyers and sellers on a day-to-day basis. She brings a personable approach to the home buying and selling process, and has built a reputation for her refreshingly friendly customer service skills, superior work ethic and sincere moral nature.

Her interest in real estate led her to pursue a real estate career in 2015. She combines her love for the industry with her passion for education, and considers staying up-to-date an important part of her role as a REALTOR®.

As a native to Dana Point, Jennifer is very familiar with the area as well as the history and growth of the city and harbor. By the same token she has a vast knowledge of the diverse adjacent cities and neighborhoods within South Orange County.

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Nick “Church” Kirchgessner

Realtor®-Associate | International

949.690.3000

nkirch@hotmail.com

CalBRE# 00862046

As a resident of the Laguna and Monarch Beach coastal area since 1975, Nick has been fortunate enough to experience and share with his clients the many influences that affect the lifestyle of living along the coast. Being a resort community he understands the needs of a diverse clientele and handles their needs with integrity and discretion.

As an art major with prior national advertising background, his relocation to this artist colony from San Francisco seemed a natural fit along with his successful Real Estate career. He is well known for his personal service and cutting edge approach to his business.

Nick is a native Californian and has been selling real estate full time along the Laguna and Monarch Beach coastline since 1984. As a popular weekend resort getaway, he understands and services the Palm Springs area, as well.

 

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Chris Warren
Realtor® | Broker-Associate
949.493.6779
Chris@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 00350963

Chris has been successfully selling real estate full time in Southern California since his return from serving our country in the Viet-Nam War.  Working as an owner/broker, as well, as broker associate with some of the most respected international real estate firms, he brings a wealth of knowledge regarding the luxury market in Southern California, as well, as the complexities of commercial property and land. He is well respected for his approach to life and business of abiding by the “Golden Rule”.

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Jill Scognamiglio
Realtor®-Associate
949.338.0996
JilldScognamiglio@gmail.com

CalBRE# 00949329

Jill is originally from Manchester, England.  She, her husband and two children make their home in Dana Point. Jill has been a realtor® since 1987.She specializes in multi-family properties in Orange County and would love to help you find your investment in this beautiful coastal area!

She and her husband own an Italian restaurant and several quick service restaurants in South Orange County. Jill is also a board member of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and a past member of Glenwood House in Laguna Beach. Her husband serves on CUSD Foundation Board and also Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce.

She is most proud of her 31 year marriage and her two young adult children!

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Tina Mycka
Realtor®-Associate
949.395.6767
Tina@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE #01267190

Tina attended the University of Southern California.  She started her career in real estate in 1999. She has been a member of the Immel Team for 15+ years. Tina has wonderful customer service with excellent follow-up, creative solutions and problem solving. She has great sells experience, closing over 95% of real estate transactions yearly.

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Michael Martinez
Realtor®-Associate
714.305.2012
Michael@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01356107

Michael is a born and raised Southern Californian with over 20 years of industry related experience, having spent many of those years in real estate finance within a private banking environment. With a commitment to excellence and a drive to succeed, joining the Immel Team Luxury Real Estate made for a natural fit. Michael’s experience in finance, marketing and tech savvy approach are his recipe for success. Michael is a self-professed foodie, who enjoys traveling with his wife and daughter. They currently reside in South Orange County.

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Ryan Immel
Agent-Associate
949.500.5641
Ryan@ImmelTeam.com

CalBRE# 01975613

Ryan eagerly launched into the real estate business at the age of 18 following his dad’s footsteps. Born into a real estate family, Ryan clearly has the DNA “chip” in him for mastering the art of real estate. He currently attends Northern Arizona University and is majoring in Business Marketing. A native of Orange County, Ryan’s in-depth knowledge of South Orange County is second to none. He is constantly aiming to excel with his clients on a personal level and assist them to achieve their complete objective for their home purchase or sale.

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Kara Jafarinia
All Star Office Manager & Transaction Coordinator
949.702.2268
Kara@ImmelTeam.com

Kara is the fire that keeps the Immel Team running strong. She has been a valued asset to the team since 2010. With her amazing work ethic and in depth knowledge of the industry she helps our team and clients through some of the most difficult processes in Real Estate. Kara’s commitment to helping people reach their goals and dreams in the housing market is evident by her personality. She makes sure that our clients feel comfortable throughout each transaction by making the closing process go as smooth as it can. Her customer service and attention to detail satisfy our client’s needs to successfully close each and every home sale. As with the rest our team, she is and will always be a lucrative resource.

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Jaclyn Foley
Executive Assistant & Marketing Coordinator
949.584.7525
Jaclyn@ImmelTeam.com

Jaclyn was born and raised in Dana Point, California. She graduated from Cal State San Marcos with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. Upon graduating, she began her career in real estate. Her background consists of listing coordination, office management, broker price opinion agent, and licensed Realtor®. She prides herself on having a positive outlook, can do attitude and being a team player. From listing preparation to closing day, she works closely with the team supporting them any way she can. In her free time, Jaclyn enjoys spending time with her family and looks forward raising her two young children in Southern California.