Since 1989, Annette's unwavering focus has been on meeting the needs of her clients through exceptional service. With her reputation for excellence, her high level of commitment and diverse professional background, Annette has gained a loyal following of highly satisfied clients. As a resident of Laguna Beach, Annette's nuanced understanding of the local market enables her to achieve impeccable customer satisfaction with every transaction. After graduating from college, Annette worked in commercial real estate for large public and private firms, managing Class A office, retail and industrial portfolios. Early in her career, Annette developed essential negotiating skills in representing commercial landlords in lease transactions, and in commercial property acquisitions and dispositions, and then later representing buyers and sellers of coastal luxury homes and multi-family income properties. Annette's strengths include understanding the specific needs of her clients, and then delivering on those needs by transitioning them to enhance their lifestyle and to build their wealth in both their personal residence and repositioning investment properties through IRS Code Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges. On a personal level, Annette has always had a passion and appreciation for luxury homes and the coastal lifestyle. That passion led Annette to The Beach Cities of Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo, and then on to Laguna Beach, with its endless miles of beautiful coastline, canyons, natural landscapes, wildlife and art culture. Annette's gives back to the community as an active Director of the Board of the Women's Club of Laguna Beach. Her hobbies and interests include playing the piano as a classically-trained pianist, animal rights and environmental causes, yoga, and cycling.