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Peter Hernandez

President of Brokerage, Western Region

Malibu
22333 Pacific Coast Hwy #100
Malibu, CA 90265
Office: 310.595.3888

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Peter Hernandez lives hispersonal and professional passion for helping people become the most successfulversions of themselves that they can be.

Originally the founder andco-president of Teles Properties until it was recently acquired by DouglasElliman: A Real Estate Company, Hernandez now brings his passion to his newrole at Elliman as President of the California Brokerage.¿

Hernandez is widely regardedin the industry as the driving force behind the renowned Teles brand and itshighly collaborative company culture, and was responsible for spearheadingcomprehensive brokerage management there, from marketing, transactioncompliance, litigation, and agent coaching to development.¿

In addition to serving asco-director of the firm’s Sports and Talent Divisions, he also oversees boththe Commercial Division and its Builder and Development Program.¿

A top agent representing someof the most expensive properties in California, Hernandez began his lifelongreal estate career in 1970 working for the family firm Hernandez Realty ?theleading agency in Marina Del Rey? while completing his degree in economics atUCLA.

Hernandez joined the JonDouglas Company in 1983, quickly establishing himself as a leading broker, andexpanded into management in 1988. Eventually appointed president and COO forColdwell Banker of Orange County, Hernandez successfully orchestrated three keyacquisitions: Dyson and Dyson Company, the Balboa Real Estate Company andStrada Properties.¿

Known as an industry thoughtleader, Hernandez has contributed his expertise to a wide range of digital andprint media, including the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register,Huffington Post, Inman, Toby Salgado Super-Agent, The Real Deal, and Pat Hiban,among others.

Hernandez backs thatexpertise with more than 45 years of real estate experience not only as abroker and business owner, but also a passionate investor and developer who isable to see opportunity in any market, whether up or down.

If Hernandez isn’t workingtirelessly to position Douglas-Elliman to become the number one firm inCalifornia, he can be heard sharing his expert insights and observations on hisweekly podcasts.

A longtime resident of MalibuCA and a board director for the Greater Los Angeles Beverly Hills Board ofRealtors, Hernandez always finds quality time for his family and his manypassions, which include surfing, reading and CrossFit.

 

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