Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties announced that Julie Tran, Markus Canter and Cristie St. James of the St. James + Canter team have been named among RISMedia’s 2022 Elite Class of Real Estate Journalists.

Each year, RISMedia honors agents who have had a huge impact on their communities and their profession in its Real Estate Newsmakers program. Tran earned a spot in the Motivators category. While St. James and Canter were selected as futurists.

“These real estate professionals are not only top producers in their respective offices, but are also highly regarded for their involvement in the communities they serve,” said Martha Mosier, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, in a press release. “We are proud to have these three outstanding associates as longtime members of our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties family. We celebrate their well-deserved recognition as members of the RISMedia elite Real estate news.”

These exceptional agents are recognized in the February 1 digital edition from RISMedia’s real estate magazine, its online directory, and will be celebrated on September 7 at the CEO & Leadership Exchange in Washington, DC

Meet the journalists:

Cristie St. James and Markus Canter

Canter and St. James are luxury property managers and founding directors of the New Homes division of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. Their dynamic St. James + Canter & Associates team is based in the Beverly Hills office, where they are among the most productive agents. Canter and St. James Cristie frequently represent high profile and celebrity clients. They have been featured twice in one season on the Bravo Network’s “Million Dollar Listing” series, and are regularly quoted by major news agencies such as The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, CNBC and Forbes.

Canter and St. James specialize in buying and selling luxury properties, beautiful homes and high-end condominiums. St. James, as co-founder and president of St. James + Canter Luxury Real Estate, oversees the day-to-day operations of the company and is responsible for leading the new construction and luxury condo divisions of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. .

Julie Tran

Originally from Orange County and based out of the Irvine office, Tran is highly respected by her peers and clients. His commitment transcends expectations, whether a first-time home buyer, seasoned investor or luxury client. Tran is first and foremost a trusted resource for his clients and has built his business with the core values ​​of trust, honesty and loyalty, which leads to referrals and repeat business, the company said.

A philanthropist in his own right, Tran gives back to his community by volunteering with local nonprofits. She served as the 2021 Chair of the Board of the Asian American Real Estate Association of America, Orange County Chapter; is involved with The Charitable Foundation Orange County, a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation run by dedicated agents and employees of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties who want to have a beneficial and constructive impact on their local communities; and supports the Uncork for Hope Foundation, which empowers at-risk youth through community partnerships. Because of her commitment to the community, she was invited to serve on the IMPACT (Inclusive Mindset Promoting Action to Change Things) Board of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties.

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