John Aaroe Group and Pacific Union Professionals Honored for 2016 Sales Results

We’re proud to share the news that nine of our elite real estate professionals have been honored for their impressive sales achievements by respected industry publication REAL Trends.


REAL Trends’ annual The Thousand list, published in partnership with The Wall Street Journal, ranks the top 250 U.S. real estate professionals and teams in the nation by 2016 sales volume. Earlier this year, our nine honorees and their 1,100 colleagues in 38 offices in Northern and Southern California helped propel our firm to the eighth-largest residential brokerage in the US, with a 2016 sales volume of $10.15 billion.


“We deeply admire the extraordinary results our top professionals delivered in 2016,” says Aaroe Founder and President John Aaroe. “Our people and the culture they create are our most valuable assets. Their personal skills and their commitment to teamwork, trust, and innovation continue to power our momentum as a proud part of the Pacific Union Team.”

This year’s REAL Trends The Thousand honorees are:

Individuals by Sales Volume:

  • John Aaroe Group’s Aaron Kirman, based in Beverly Hills, ranks No. 11, with sales volume of $294.7 million
  • Pacific Union’s Nina Hatvany of San Francisco ranks No. 35, with sales volume of $165.6 million
  • Pacific Union’s Dana Green, based in our Lafayette office, ranks No. 47, with sales volume of $150.5 million
  • Pacific Union’s Tracy McLaughlin of our Larkspur office ranks No. 70, with sales volume of $125.6 million
  • John Aaroe Group’s Craig Strong, based in Toluca Lake, ranks No. 115, with sales volume of $102.9 million
  • Pacific Union’s Steve Gothelf of San Francisco ranks No. 187, with sales volume of $82.4 million

Teams by Sales Volume:

  • John Aaroe Group’s Sally Forster Jones team, based in Beverly Hills, ranks No. 23, with sales volume of $331 million
  • Pacific Union’s team of Tom LeMieux and Jennifer Liske, based in our Menlo Park office, ranks No. 172, with sales volume of $126.5 million


About John Aaroe Group

As one of the top ten real estate firms in the country with over $10 billion in annual sales, Los Angeles based John Aaroe Group, together with its Pacific Union offices in the Bay Area, is the largest independent company in the state serving Southern and Northern California.  With 1,100 real estate professionals in 38 offices, the company offers a full range of residential and commercial real estate services including buying, selling and relocation, and operates a unique concierge program for Chinese homebuyers. The firm provides developer services through The Mark Company, its luxury urban residential real estate marketing and sales division operating throughout the Western U.S. Through its Aaroe Estates international luxury property division, John Aaroe Group holds records for the highest-priced sales in the history of Beverly Hills, Malibu’s Carbon Beach and the Wilshire Corridor.  For more information, visit aaroe.com


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