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Cherie Axelson

Cherie was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She attended the University of Wisconsin and later relocated to southern California in 1994. Cherie’s background is in finance, marketing and project management. Through her vast personal experience in buying, renovating, and selling her own homes in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, Cherie developed a passion for real estate and decided to apply her knowledge and help others find their dream homes. Cherie has been married to her husband and best friend, Jay fo...

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    Chris Brigandi

    Arbor Real Estate Owner and Founder Chris Brigandi continues to be one of the most influential real estate professionals in Southern California - and particularly in Coastal Orange County, where he has shaped the industry for nearly three decades. An OC native whose grandparents were original landowners and homeowners on the Balboa Peninsula, Brigandi grew up on the beach and bay in Newport, which sparked his lifelong passion for the area and its wonderful, family friendly lifestyle. Throughout his 25-year real esta...

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      Christy Walker

      With a personal philosophy of moving forward with transparency, trust and honesty, Christy Walker has spent her career serving high value clients in three industries: Real Estate, Restaurant and Roofing. Although the alliteration is quirky, these high demanding industries have woven together a unique and uncompromising agent. Christy was born into a family of Real Estate professionals and learned early on, the importance of responding to clients needs. This training prepared her well for the lead management position...

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        Clint Petersen

        Clint Petersen was born at Hoag Hospital and was raised in Newport Beach. After graduating from Newport Harbor High School he went on to the University of Arizona and earned a degree in Finance. Clint brings over 17 years of Industry experience to Arbor Real Estate. Prior to joining us, he held successful positions in Title and Settlement, and was Senior Underwriter and COO for mortgage lender Sprint Funding and Operations Manager for Precision Lending. Clint's experience on both the sales and operations sides of the b...

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          Conor Grosz

          Conor Grosz brings impressive experience - earned under some of the region’s most accomplished professionals, including Arbor Partner Rob Montgomery - to his real estate practice. Now at Arbor Real Estate in Newport Beach, Grosz continues to team with Montgomery to provide best-in-class service, and results, to clients throughout coastal Orange County. Grosz was raised in a real estate family, and leverages a lifelong background in construction consulting and mediation to the benefit of his clients. In addition, h...

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            Damon Burris

            Damon has always been very enterprising and proactive in creating opportunities. Born on Oahu and raised on Balboa Island, he started a Christmas Light business on the Island, at the age of 21. Island lights helped him learn the art of customer service, business operations and negotiations. Always interested in real estate, Damon got his Real Estate license in 2013 after working full-time for more than 8 years in REO asset management. Gaining experience in Real Estate Asset Management helped him polish and practice hi...

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              Debbie Millar

              With more than 25 years of experience in Newport Beach real estate and $500 million in residential transactions, Debbie is passionate about empowering her clients throughout the sales process with her fresh, personal approach to real estate sales. When Debbie joined Arbor Real Estate she partnered with her husband Ron Millar and together they created a real estate powerhouse galvanized by sharp negotiation skills, an expansive network of buyers, investors and sellers and local knowledge that only comes from a lifeti...

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                Devon Wortmann

                Devon is a Newport Beach native who grew up on Lido Isle. Because of her deep roots in the community, she is perfectly positioned as an area specialist in her Newport Beach-focused real estate practice. A national champion sailor and University of Arizona graduate, Devon brings a strong work ethic and proven track record of success to Arbor Real Estate and the Gray Group. She is an active member of the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, Lido Isle Yacht Club, and The Balboa Bay Club.

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                  Doug Andrews

                  Doug was born and raised in Orange County and spent most weekends during his childhood in Newport Beach with his grandparents, eventually moving there when he was 18 years old. He entered the world of residential real estate sixteen years ago and brings a broad range of skills to his real estate practice, including sales, administration, property management, and marketing. He is known for his exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and stellar personalized service. His calm and "no pressure" style ha...

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                    Elis Chong

                    Elis Chong- a resident of Newport Beach for over 30 years including Spyglass Hills in Corona Del Mar, where her family currently resides, offers an invaluable perspective of the community and the luxury real estate market. Elis, along with her husband have two teenage children and are deeply rooted in the community including PTA, non-profits, athletics, and club sports. Elis attended UC Irvine and graduated with a degree in Economics. With over 15 years of Sales and Marketing experience in the technology sector, Eli...

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