Who We Are

We at The Gerner Team firmly believe that ours is the most energetic, efficient, effective team of real estate professionals serving the prestigious and sought-after Los Angeles. When you are buying or selling your home in or near Los Feliz, the Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Silver Lake, Studio City, Bel Air or Beverly Hills, or in the coveted coastal communities of Malibu, Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica, we are the only team you need. Arrogance? Confidence!

Our Team

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    Ian Ferguson

    License : 01983607

    Phone : (818) 795-7724

    ian.ferguson@sothebyshomes.com

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    Robert L Gerner

    License : 01842916

    Phone : (310) 888-3747

    robert.gerner@sothebyshomes.com

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    Derek J Lester

    License : 01921397

    Phone : (818) 915-0163

    derek.lester@sothebyshomes.com

Brokerage

broker-1 Sotheby’s International Realty®

Unsurpassed in its stellar reputation, international presence, and assets in the real estate marketplace, Sotheby’s International Realty® offers an unparalleled advantage in the representation of discerning clientele and distinctive properties. The brokerage firm is proud of its unrivaled assembly of more than 12,000 highly qualified and carefully selected sales agents located in approximately 600 offices in over 45 countries and territories worldwide. It is a global network that also includes the Sotheby’s auction businesses and allows property information to be disseminated quickly and efficiently to a significant client base of highly qualified potential buyers and sophisticated sellers.

Sotheby’s International Realty® offices have set impressive sales price records, with the firm’s sales associates representing the sale and purchase of extraordinary estates throughout the world. Nonetheless, these versatile expert professionals are continuously gaining success in the marketing and sale of properties in a broad range of prices.

Established nearly four decades ago as a premier service for clients of the esteemed Sotheby’s auction house, the international real estate division quickly became a leader among luxury brokerage firms. Today, while meeting and surpassing the requirements of a competitive and technology-based marketplace, Sotheby’s International Realty® maintains allegiance to the impeccable service upon which Sotheby’s was founded.

Prestigious international cities including Tokyo, London and New York, as well as acclaimed resorts such as Aspen and Cape Cod are just a few of the important markets that are home to Sotheby’s International Realty® offices. Los Angeles area brokerage offices alone are located in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Pacific Palisades and Malibu, among others.

The bottom line: Sotheby’s International Realty® has the unique ability to place a client’s property in front of the most qualified clients seeking properties all over the world and in all price ranges.


Sunset Strip/West Hollywood Brokerage Office broker-2

A top-producing Sotheby’s International Realty® brokerage office serving highly sought-after areas such as the Hollywood Hills, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Bel Air, the Sunset Strip location is home to more than 80 carefully selected associates who comprise one of Southern California’s most knowledgeable and respected real estate teams. The office and its team of professionals represent a truly impressive portfolio of properties in a wide range of prices and architectural styles.

The bottom line: Sotheby’s International Realty® has the unique ability to place a client’s property in front of the most qualified clients seeking properties all over the world and in all price ranges.