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Chris Valli BRE#00604151

Chris Valli

Since the inception of his real estate career, Chris Valli has distinguished himself as one of the industry's most acclaimed professionals, consistently outperforming his competition while developing a sterling reputation among his wide-ranging base of clientele. With a long list of record-breaking sales volume, and with over decades of experience, Chris has completed in excess of $1 billion in total sale transactions. His unmatched ability has helped clients buy and sell property throughout the coastal area's most coveted communities. He is dedicated to providing his clients with great service while ensuring optimum results.

Chris is widely regarded as one of the foremost professional experts in the luxury real estate market. He has achieved remarkable success within some of the area's most competitive enclaves, including Crystal Cove, Newport Coast, and Shady Canyon®, where he has sold more than any other agent/broker since the community's inception. In addition, Chris's success has included beachfront areas in the highly sought-after communities of Laguna Beach, where he sold a landmark property, Emerald Bay, Corona del Mar, and The Strand. He has also had one of the highest sales to date, in excess of $20 million, in San Clemente's Cotton's Point. He has developed relationships with the industry's top developers and builders, assisting with design, land purchases, marketing, and selling completed custom estates. He was honored with the Irvine Company's Broker of the Year Award for their Shady Canyon development. Chris has over $500 million in sales in Shady Canyon alone. Chris was ranked in the top 50 real estate professionals in the United States by average sales price as noted in the 2017 Real Trends report advertised in the Wall Street Journal. He is a consistent top producer in the luxury market and has successfully closed more than $122 million in sales volume during 2017.

An integral part of Surterre Properties® since its launch in 2006, Chris has helped usher in a new standard for residential real estate in Orange County. With his team Chris Valli & Associates, comprised of his son Craig, his wife Sharon, Maxine Laube, and Shirley Song, Chris strives to transform the seemingly complicated task of buying or selling a property into a smooth and memorable experience.

Sharon Valli BRE#00666910

Sharon Valli

Sharon Valli is deeply committed to providing sterling personalized service. Having been a licensed real estate agent since 1978 and residing in the Newport Beach/Irvine area for more than 30 years, she possesses an intimate understanding of the local real estate landscape. Highly respected within the industry, she gives buyers and sellers alike the competitive edge they need to accomplish their most important objectives with efficiency and ease.

With her team Chris Valli & Associates, Sharon promises each client a genuine experience when they buy or sell property. Located at Surterre Properties in Newport Beach she has the advantage of working with an award-winning in-house marketing and advertising team, and the latest advances in industry technology plus a unique corporate culture that's rooted in teamwork. The company's many amenities and resources ensure an unparalleled level of service, and Sharon matches these efforts with her proven ability not only to deliver results, but to build lasting relationships with her clients.

Craig Valli BRE#01245528

Craig Valli

Craig Valli has lived in the Orange County community of Irvine for most of his life. Having worked with his family in the real estate industry for twenty plus years he has a broad understanding of the various neighborhoods and communities within the local market place.

Working alongside his father as part of the highly accomplished Chris Valli & Associates team he has been a part of a vast number of transactions acquiring detailed knowledge of property listings and sales spanning a wide spectrum of real estate, including the high end of the prominent luxury market in Orange County.

Craig is service oriented working to meet the needs of buyers and sellers, maintaining relationships and trust and with a focus on personalized service. Located at Surterre Properties in Newport Beach since it's opening in 2006 he has the advantage of an award-winning in-house marketing and advertising team and the latest advances in industry technology.

Maxine Laube BRE#02002960

Maxine Laube

Maxine Laube has been deeply involved in the Orange County community for many years. She spent her childhood in both Laguna Niguel and Emerald Bay in Laguna Beach, and currently resides in the exclusive One Ford Road community in Newport Beach. This extensive knowledge of the coastal communities and surrounding areas has provided Maxine an invaluable perspective on home values and market trends.

After graduating from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing, Maxine returned to California to begin her career in sales and marketing. She spent years developing the necessary skills to advertise and market effectively while working for prestigious Orange County businesses, such as Orange Coast Magazine.

Maxine prides herself on her keen attention to detail, exceptional customer service, and ability to be an excellent salesperson. She is extremely dedicated to both her work and her clients, and is admired in the industry for her trustworthiness, professionalism, and strong work ethic. Her ability to listen and meet her clients’ wants and needs allows her to provide the most outstanding and comprehensive real estate experience when buying or selling a home.

Shirley Song BRE#01949383

Shirley Song

Shirley Song lives in Newport Beach and specializes in the Irvine and Newport Beach communities. She moved to California with her family after she graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor's Degree in Risk Management Insurance and Management Information Systems. She also holds a degree in Interior Design. Shirley applies this combined knowledge with her Real Estate knowledge to better assist her clientele. She possesses excellent communication skills and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

With her diverse background and rich cross-cultural exposure, working with Shirley in buying and selling a property is always a scrupulously pleasant and duly respectful experience. Both domestic and international clients have turned to her service for her expertise in the local real estate market, knowledge of a broad range of relating matters, and delivery of professional customer service with a personal touch. Her distinct approach aims to build trust and develop an honest relationship to facilitate the buying and selling process.

Being an agent at Surterre Properties, a top luxury residential real estate brokerage known for its teamwork and integrity, enables Shirley to acquire the necessary resources and tools to be successful. Surterre is one of the only brokerages with an in-house marketing team of experts delivering innovative marketing to its agents and clients not only in Orange County, but all over the world.