The Flexner Group Team
Achieving true distinction can only come from years of dedication and success. For over a decade, Erik Flexner has devoted himself to serving the Los Angeles luxury real estate market in destinations ranging from Hancock Park to Playa Vista for high-end clientele including celebrities and entrepreneurs.
With Erik Flexner, expect nothing less than a seasoned team of experts that will offer around the clock communication, unsurpassed market knowledge and a selection of tools and resources that enhance every step of the experience. Whatever your needs, rely on the expertise of Erik Flexner and the resources of Coldwell Banker International Previews to ensure that you get the most out of your luxury investment. The firm will offer the personal and professional attention you require, all the while maintaining and respecting your privacy and treating your transaction with the utmost integrity. The entire Flexner team is looking forward to hearing from you.
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Erik was born in Israel to a Danish mother and American father. He has lived on four continents and speaks six languages. Early experiences on an Israeli Kibbutz and later in Israeli paramilitary training has taught Erik to think outside of the box. Other highlights include becoming a Rhodes Scholarship semi-finalist, working in the U.S. Congress, jogging with President Clinton, attending the Kyoto Summit, “The Longest Commute in the World” (ask him why), dancing as an extra for the Khirov Ballet, performing Brazilian dance at the Ford Ampitheater, The Kodak Theatre and the L.A. Theatre Center and founding one of the most successful Japanese networking organizations on the west coast. Erik is a big brother in Big Brothers Big Sisters LA. He has looked after his “little” for the past 12 years. He has four young children and is married to the marketing director, Jenna Flexner.
Ten years ago, he created his Property sales system which has resulted in the sale or leasing of over 350 Properties. The secret to The Flexner Group’s success lies in its innovative networking and marketing strategies. One client holds the record for the highest priced dollar per square foot sale in his zip code (over $1000/sf). Another client sold his property for $100,000 more than the asking price on the very first day. Success oriented clients seek Erik’s help because he is a skilled negotiator, innovative marketer and extremely well connected. Erik and his team are also hired by developers to advise, market and sell new home projects. Prior to beginning his career as a real estate broker, Erik owned his own automobile wholesale business in Japan. He was the #1 exporter among all Americans. At one point he ordered more shipments from Northern Japan than all of Toyota. Erik is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma (B.A. Economics 1994), Erasmus University,Holland, (Marketing 1995), Kyoto Japanese Language Institute, Japan, (Advanced Japanese language, 1996).
• In the Top 1% of all Realtors internationally
• Over 350 residential properties sold and leased
• Certified Previews International Property Specialist
• Number one agent in his company most of the past 10 years
• Lecturer, Loyola Marymount Extension
• Networker of the Year 2005, Westside Referrals Network
• Founder, Japan Referral Network (Referral of the Year, 2006)
• Big Brother program 12 years
Director of Sales and Marketing
Ziari Aguilar hails from a family of realtors and grew up immersed in LA’s unique real estate market. He graduated with honors from California State University Long Beach where he earned a degree in business marketing. With a solid background in digital marketing as well as the hospitality industry, Ziari is an effective communicator with exceptional experience in strategically marketing properties.
As a native Angelino, Ziari has extensive knowledge of Playa Vista and the surrounding areas. He feels lucky to have been a home owner at a young age and draws from his personal experience to service his clients with the support and guidance they need. Exercising crystal-clear communication and complete transparency, Ziari uses a hands-on approach throughout the process managing small details such as coordinating storage and repairs, to complex negotiations and achieving record-breaking sales.
With confidence and experience, he always encourages his clients to voice their concerns, ask questions and say what they truly think. Understanding this is the key to creating long-term relationships, Ziari has an impressive ability to listen to each client’s individual situation and needs – especially first-time buyers and sellers – making him an expert at customizing the process to get the best sale price. Taking great pride in the relationships he builds that result in referrals to family and friends, it is Ziari’s goal to provide an unprecedented level of care and expertise to his clients.
Home Marketing Division, Project Management, Contracting and Remodeling
Founder: DivaBagz Inc., Lucky Kitty LLC, HP2000 Body Products. Marketing Director: RIPS Clothing, Salon du Soleil, Droll Designs, LooLoo Painting Co.
With a background in accounting and psychology, Jennifer is an incredible resource for project design, management and sales. Before joining The Flexner Group, Jennifer owned and operated several marketing franchises in North Carolina until opting for the West Coast. Once here, she managed and directed several import and marketing companies.
Home Loans, Home Purchases
Tracy and her husband are dog lovers and extremely active members of several animal rescue organizations. She earned Cum Laude with Bachelors in Business Administration, and an emphasis in Finance and Real Estate, at California State University, Northridge. Tracy helps our discerning buyers with their financing needs. Her skills include finance, sales management, marketing, listings and escrows. Tracy is also a gifted sales person with nearly eight years in wholesale and retail lending. Before joining The Flexner Group, Tracy was a Senior Loan Officer at Metrocities Mortgage and an Account Manager for Washington Mutual.