Andrew Spitz and Fran Chavez form Aaron Kirman Group’s Valley Division
October 14, 2021 | Source: Compass California Real Estate Blog
Mega-selling San Fernando Valley-based luxury real estate professionals Andrew Spitz and Fran Chavez, announced today they have teamed up together as Andrew Spitz | Fran Chavez Group (SCG) and have joined forces with the Aaron Kirman Group at Compass to launch the team’s Valley division.
Spitz and Chavez, whose clients include A-list celebrities, iconic musicians and top athletes, specialize in the buying and selling of premier properties along the Ventura Boulevard Corridor, across the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles’ Westside, and beyond. The Executive Directors of Luxury Estates have over $2 billion combined in career sales.
“Having Andrew Spitz, Fran Chavez and their team joining Aaron Kirman Group is a monumental consummation of San Fernando Valley’s best agents,” Aaron Kirman, founder and president of Aaron Kirman Group and president of International Luxury Estates at Compass, said. “This union marks the beginning of a luxury real estate disruption not just in the Valley, but across Southern California, and we are so fortunate to have them with us.”
Prior to joining Aaron Kirman Group, Spitz and Chavez were former Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Chairman’s Circle Diamond Award Winners (top ½ of 1% of BHHS agents) and recently named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top 100 agents in Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Magazine’s 2021 Real Estate All-stars and were once again named one of “America’s Best Real Estate Professional Teams” by RealTrends placing them in the top 1% of 1.4 million licensed realtors.
Spitz, a lifelong resident of Encino—and to many has been dubbed the “Mayor of Encino”—spent 20 of his 35 year real estate career with BHHS where he consistently earned a place in the Top 100 of 50,000-plus Berkshire Hathaway agents and was a four-time recipient of the “Legend Award,” a brokerage designation given every five years for “Perseverance, Expertise & Consistency.”
“Our partnership with Aaron Kirman Group is an incredible opportunity for all parties,” Spitz said. “Fran and I are excited to be leading Aaron Kirman Group’s expansion into the San Fernando Valley market, along with the potential to grow our Valley team and better serve our clients.”
Chavez is a veteran real estate agent with 33 years of collective experience—spanning luxury real estate, new construction, a preferred agent with Bank of America’s Foreclosure Division, and Mortgage Banking. He specializes in representing buyers, sellers and builders throughout the San Fernando Valley and Westside areas.
“I’m thrilled for this new partnership,” Chavez said. “Andrew and I look forward to combining our approach with access to Aaron Kirman Group’s suite of tools to enhance the level of service we can deliver to servicing our clients. Additionally, we will benefit from the vast network of Aaron Kirman Group agents across Southern California and their global reach.”
Beyond being focused on maintaining their earned reputation of excellence, the duo will further look to strategically grow Aaron Kirman Group’s presence in the San Fernando Valley. Spitz and Chavez’s team currently includes realtor and administrator Margie Granitz, Executive Marketing Director Joseph Kim, and Social Media Director and Influencer Bella Lovkvist. The team will be headquartered from their Sherman Oaks office located at 14242 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 100.