The Los Angeles Business Journal released their annual list: the LA500 or a list of the Most Influential People in L.A., where the best of the best are recognized for their accomplishments over the past year. These influencers are not only at the top of their careers, but are also helping shape Los Angeles’ culture and boost the local economy. Two Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Specialists were acknowledged for their outstanding work and contributions in 2018 – Chris Cortazzo of Coldwell Banker Malibu West and Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Beverly Hills South.
As a Malibu native, Chris Cortazzo has been able to turn his passion and knowledge of the city into an extremely successful career. Chris’ accomplishments include over $5 billion in sales; his outstanding production has led him to be named No. 1 Coldwell Banker agent in Greater Los Angeles 10 times, and No. 1 Sale Associate in North America for AGC eight times. He is also a member of the Coldwell Banker Elite Top 1% nationwide. Chris has worked with notable celebrities and well-known properties in Los Angeles’ luxury market.
The long list of Chris’ accomplishments would not be complete without noting his philanthropic endeavors with organizations such as Farm Sanctuary, UNICEF, Operation Smile and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. He also works with charities across L.A., including Malibu Boys & Girls Club and Point Dume Marine Science School.
In Jade Mill’s outstanding career, she has been named as the #1 agent for Coldwell Banker globally, reaching over $5 billion in career sales. In Los Angeles alone, Jade has sold over $30 million and represented many iconic properties. She has been named in publications such as Real Trends “The Thousand,” and earned recognitions like the prestigious Society of Excellence award.
While recognized in Los Angeles, Jade’s network extends globally. In the past year, she launched the International Luxury Alliance, assembling a selective list of top Coldwell Banker and Corcoran affiliates around the world. She currently holds the title of Co-Chairman of the alliance, as well as the International ambassador for Coldwell Banker.