Sarkis is a Pasadena native since 1980 and proudly serves the Foothill and San Gabriel Valley communities that he is so very fond of. Having entered the Real Estate and Finance industry in 1990, it was clear that this was his calling and his career path was set from thereon. As a Department of Real Estate licensee since 1992, Sarkis excelled as a Mortgage Banker and built an enviable resume within his 13 years in the field before expanding into the real estate sales and investments.
In 2003 Sarkis founded Friends And Family Realty and Friends And Family Home Loans. As the Broker, Principal Owner and Manager of the firm, Sarkis managed and trained his team of Realtors and Loan Agents to serve each customer as if they were a friend or family member – the highest standards of care and concern any service provider should aspire to.
In 2009 Sarkis accepted the invitation to join Sotheby’s International Realty as a Broker Associate and in 2011 to join Deasy Penner and Partners as a Partner and Broker Associate. The experiences of the past 23 years as an expert in Real Estate Sales and Finance, coupled with the managerial and training skills, come to full fruition in each and every transaction Sarkis is involved in. Always interested in improving his skills and knowledge, Sarkis proudly holds the following designations and educational achievements among his accomplishments: Graduation of Realtor Institute (GRI), Certified Negotiations Expert (CNE), Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR), and graduate of the inaugural RE Masters program that’s offered only the GRI designees.
Whether your first home purchase or sale, investment property or primary residence, Sarkis has the knowhow and experience to help you achieve the best possible outcome. His biggest motivation is always the highest satisfaction of the clients he represents. Below are testimonials from some of his clients.