Phone: (949) 541-1223
Bob began his career in the home building industry in Newport Beach in 1979, and moved to Laguna Beach in 1984. His sales and management positions in the Brokerage industry began over 25 years ago in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, and Coastal Orange County. Leadership positions included President of the Newport Beach Association of Realtors (2005), and Vice President of the Laguna Board of Realtors, where he was named the Laguna Realtor of the Year in 1999. Bob graduated with a BA degree in History from Tulane University, which included two years of study in the School of Architecture. Bob was appointed to the Planning Commission for the City of Laguna Beach from 1996 to 2008. Prior to that he served on the Design Review Board for Laguna Beach from 1992 to 1996. He is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Laguna Art Museum.
Phone: (804) 387-1306
RENEE BURLEIGH, CRS
Sales Associate & Certified Relocation Specialist
Renee began her real estate career with Christie’s International in 1994, where she spent 24 years specializing in the luxury properties market. Her unique and effective way of marketing enables her to network bicoastally. Renee is an integrity-driven leader while her position at The Strand allows her to use her extensive knowledge of the luxury Real Estate market to position properties in the marketplace effectively. Renee’s extensive network with many Fortune 500 executives spans from New York, Hong Kong, Washington D.C. and California. Her years of luxury Real Estate experience gives her clients a competitive edge. Renee was voted People’s Choice Top 5 Realtor and holds a certified relocation specialist designation. She successfully implemented a relocation program connecting buyers and sellers through corporate relocation networking.
Phone: (949) 547-0641
For over 30 years, Bruce has been a leader in the Southern California Real Estate Industry. With 700 + post transactions, he is a proven Luxury Homes industry innovator. His vast experience in this fast-paced, changing and challenging field has earned him a respected reputation from clients who repeatedly return for their on-going Real Estate needs. Bruce has served as Office Manager, Business Owner and most importantly as Award Winning Luxury Homes recipient year after year. Bruce attributes his success to the unique ability to both comprehend the individual needs of his clients and his inimitable expertise in discovering the perfect property match. Bruce has consistently ranked in the top 2% of closings in the offices of apex Real Estate Companies in the world and brings to The Strand Team his proficiency and passion to the Luxury Real Estate market.
Phone: (602) 625-4211
Realtor | Associate to Renee Burleigh
Diane is a native Southern Californian. She has been in Monarch Beach since she was three years old, and she has witnessed the transformation from sleepy trailer parks to multi million dollar homes. Not only has she experienced what a well developed community can look like at completion, she has an understanding of the history and timelines she has been a part of for many years. Known for providing exceptional customer service and satisfaction, Diane has an uncanny ability for finding the perfect home for even the most discerning clients, and looks forward to helping you buy and sell real estate in the Southern California market.
Phone: (949) 280-5249
Carol Finizza is a native Californian and a Monarch Beach resident since 1974. She experienced first-hand Monarch Beach’s transformation from quaint beachside community into the sophisticated luxury oceanfront destination that it is today. Carol worked as a sportswriter for the Orange County Register and was a regular contributor for Orange Coast Magazine. She continued her writing career at Royce Advertising where she managed the sales and marketing campaigns for some Orange County’s most successful companies. In 1998, Carol joined The Strand at Headlands as its Community Relations Director. In that role, she represented The Strand in building a ground-swell of community support that helped lead to securing the entitlements for the development. In 2006, Carol became The Strand at Headlands Marketing Director. Her creative and inspired approach to marketing, her deep connection to the community and her team spirit helped to achieve more than 500 million in homes and homesite sales.
Phone: (949) 633-5399
Angelina is a veteran real estate agent and broker who has worked in the real estate industry for over 30 years for various development and real estate companies including The Irvine Company, Warmington Homes, Coldwell Banker, Coast Newport Properties, Prudential California Realty, and DMB Realty Network headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was the Dedicated Broker for Ladera Ranch Realty focusing on Covenant Hills under the Rancho Mission Viejo/DMB Associates team as well as Santaluz and Cielo in Rancho Santa Fe. Angelina has lived in Three Arch Bay for the past 25 years but has worked both domestically and internationally for the past 13 years in the capacity of Vice President of Sales, creating sales and marketing programs for some of the most prestigious master-planned communities in the US, Mexico and South America. Angelina now uses her deep understanding of high end resort communities, to promote and sell local real estate. She understands buyer motivations, project positioning, the art of pricing – and how to best achieve each seller’s personal and financial goals.
The Strand Realty has established partnership relationships with The Ritz Carlton Resort and the Monarch Beach Resort , through which we connect with thousands of elite resort guests. These guests have an intrinsic appreciation for the beauty of the region and the Pacific Ocean — and discriminating taste for all things luxurious. Through our exclusive agreement, accommodations feature our impressive “In-Room” brochure that directs guests to The Strand Realty for more information on finding their own home in the area. This targeted marketing campaign draws potential buyers to our Sales Gallery…and then to your home.
As part of our special alliance with The Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, The Strand Realty offers a Discovery Visit to entice and motivate out-of-town prospective buyers to visit The Strand Realty, take a tour, and learn about the local real estate market.
The Discovery Visit offers out-of-area guests a 30% hotel discount and special golf rates at The Monarch Beach Resort. Our guests also enjoy corresponding hotel events.
“ASK US ABOUT OUR DISCOVERY VISIT”