Jon sold over $230 million in 2019, ranking him among the top Realtors in the country, and #20 in Los Angeles County by L.A. Business Journal. Jon has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, L.A. Business Journal, Los Angeles Magazine, and several other media outlets as one of the leaders in the LA real estate market. In 2019, Jon sold 822 Sarbonne Rd for $75 million, marking the 10th highest sale in the history of Los Angeles.
High-end, luxury listings are not Jon’s sole focus. He and his team proudly represent a wide variety of properties at varying price points, across the city. Servicing the client, building trust, and cultivating a culture of integrity is what matters most to Jon and his team.
As an LA native, Jon is intimately familiar with the city where he has spent his entire life. He boasts 17 years of experience as a realtor, developer and (formerly) mortgage broker, and as such, he understands every facet of the real estate business. Jon has extensive experience in construction and high-end residential development, having developed multiple properties in Beverly Hills and the Sunset Strip. Most notably, Jon was the developer of a modern/architectural home designed by acclaimed architect Hagy Belzberg that sold for $24 mil.
Jon is an excellent communicator and he extends his expertise to his clients by personally walking them through each stage of the transaction. He takes a tremendous amount of pride in performing at the highest level, offering his clients professionalism, a strong work ethic and attentiveness.
As a third generation real estate agent, Tanya Murray’s roots in the industry run deep. Her family has a long history in the real estate business ranging from agents to brokers to builders. From a young age, she was surrounded by a family culture that revolved around the business of real estate.
Upon graduating from the University of California in Santa Barbara with a Bachelors degree in Communication, she chose to also add her certificate in design. Working for a top design firm for several years, Tanya learned the subtleties of how people connect with their homes on a personal level. She also became a master at the language of design, giving her an ability to effortlessly communicate important details in the pursuit of aligning clients with homes perfectly suited to them.
Coming from a family spanning multiple generations in Los Angeles, her interest in the history of LA neighborhoods along with her nuanced understanding of architectural and design styles led her to residential real estate. It was there that she discovered how the profession flawlessly combined her numerous disciplines and she never looked back.
With a broad network of professional and personal relationships, she works with a wide variety of clientele from celebrated artists in the entertainment business to top executives at Fortune 50 companies. Her tireless work ethic and enthusiasm align flawlessly with the dynamic requirements of the luxury housing market.
As much as Tanya enjoys helping clients find and sell their homes, she equally enjoys helping others. She serves on the Board of Sports Spectacular benefitting Cedars-Sinai Hospital, works with the Grammy Foundation and is an active advocate of animal rights.
License Info: CA02003156
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Amanda York has extensive knowledge of the local market. She began her real estate career as an assistant to top producing broker, Ani Dermenjian at Coldwell Banker in Malibu Colony. During this time Amanda cultivated an extensive client database, integrated aggressive marketing strategies, as well as oversaw all contractual details of the business.
After receiving her salespersons license, Amanda signed with a boutique brokerage in Beverly Hills to mentor under Chad Lurtsema, President and broker of the CMLgroup, Inc. Shortly after this mentorship, she was promoted to Vice President. Amanda was responsible for growing the brokerage, overseeing 50+ income properties, procuring new clientele, and managing all marketing aspects of the company.
Amanda went on to join The Agency as a part of Jon Grauman’s team. Partnering with a progressive company and top producing team has helped to support her growing luxury real estate business. Her current clients admire her knowledge of ever-changing market trends and her strong negotiating skills. Amanda’s drive and persistence is unparalleled to the competition, making her ultimate goal to exceed her client’s expectations.
License Info: CA01987172
A member of The Agency’s Beverly Hills and South Florida offices, Brandon Meneses entered the world of real estate at 17 years old while attending the prestigious Grandview Preparatory School in Boca Raton. From the moment he began working in the industry, he exceeded the expectations of those around him including his then mentor, Jonathan Alexander, CEO and owner of The J Alexander Group.
Brandon became licensed as a realtor when he was 18 years old after having worked in operations, in that role he helped lead the team, assisting in reviewing financial statements, handling company funds and creating contracts. He was honored as Best Spirit of 2018 and closed $1.2M in one month at age 19. By the time he was 21, Brandon had closed 33 deals. For his enthusiasm and drive, Brandon was awarded Top Agent of the Month in February of 2019 after closing half of the team’s deals.
In his time as an agent, Brandon has gained an outstanding reputation for consistently providing clients with stellar concierge services, extensive local market knowledge and strong negotiation skills. He handles properties at a wide array of price ranges, is well-versed in English and Spanish, and is prepared to help his clients make smart investments and choose the home best-suited to their needs.
“Early on, I fell in love with the unlimited possibilities of this industry,” says Brandon. “I also love everything related to architecture and design.”
Brandon specializes in two of the country’s largest real estate hubs—South Florida and Los Angeles. Licensed in both Florida and California, Brandon focuses his work in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, West Hollywood, Hollywood, Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, Miami, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach.
Aside from real estate, Brandon finds strength in his daily gratitude and meditation practices. A loving soul at heart, he keeps a daily journal on love, growth and gratitude. Brandon’s discipline also carries over to his approach to health and fitness—he rarely misses a morning workout. In his free time, Brandon enjoys traveling the globe and supporting Toys for Tots in South Florida.
License Info: FLSL339384
Holding extensive experience in the thriving Studio City, Sherman Oaks, Beverly Hills and West Hollywood markets, Cody Thompson prides himself on his loyal, honest, service-oriented approach to real estate. An entertainment industry veteran, Cody brings his strong negotiating skills and in-depth understanding of the contract and transaction process to his current role at The Agency’s Beverly Hills office.
After graduating from the University of California, San Diego’s Communication and Film Studies programs, Cody Thompson moved to L.A. and began working in the entertainment industry in business and legal affairs.
During this time, he accepted an offer to be house manager for a prominent high profile client, and soon discovered his passion for real estate. Over the next few years, he managed numerous luxury homes for actors and professional athletes while working closely with L.A.’s top realtors to procure new residences for his clients. During this career-defining time, Cody sharpening his eye for amazing houses and building long-lasting client relationships. An agent for more than six years, Cody has closed more than $100 million in real estate as part of a team and nearly $25 million as a solo agent.
In his spare time, Cody enjoys traveling to new places, watching superhero movies, reading, writing and hiking. He is also active within the LA Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and supports his sister-in-law by raising funds for the Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles, a cause close to his heart.
Feroz comes to The Agency from one of the world’s leading international entertainment firms, United Talent Agency, where he was a successful agent for over a decade. Pairing his lifelong passion for architecture and design with his professional background as a trusted adviser and deal maker has proven seamless. Feroz has established himself as an integral member of The Agency team.
His extensive professional experience and law degree make Feroz uniquely positioned to understand the diverse needs of clients from the entertainment and sports worlds, while his strong business connections and expansive social network make him an asset to buyers and sellers alike.
During his time as an agent, Feroz gained a reputation for being a creative negotiator with a knack for closing challenging and complex deals under pressure. His solid reputation and strong work ethic have carried over into his real estate dealings. He has a diverse and extensive roster of high-profile clients and is dedicated to helping them reach their goals with the utmost discretion while always striving to exceed expectations.
Growing up in Canada, where he attended an international boarding school, Feroz gained a unique insight into different cultures around the world. He has spent over 17 years in Los Angeles, living throughout the city, and has a deep understanding of L.A.’s unique neighborhoods. He currently resides in Benedict Canyon.
When not buying or selling real estate, Feroz likes to spend time with friends and family, especially his wife, son and their dogs. He is an avid skier and enjoys traveling, hiking, and yoga.
License Info: CA02004840
With his individualized personal service and high-touch approach, Kevin Stewart has earned the trust, respect, and loyalty of luxury homebuyers and sellers across Los Angeles. Working closely with top-producing agent Jon Grauman, he brings enthusiasm, integrity and a track record of success to The Agency.
Kevin earned his license during his senior year of college, successfully negotiating and closing more than 20 homes while completing coursework for his degree. Consistently going above and beyond to secure the most favorable deals for his clients, Kevin enjoys helping first-time homebuyers navigate the purchase process, guiding them through the negotiating stages so they can enjoy the benefits of owning their own home. Passionate about architecture and design, he is attuned to the fine details in homes that set them apart from the rest.
Originally from Cincinnati, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Commerce from Miami University. In his time outside of real estate, Kevin enjoys exploring the many benefits of living in Los Angeles and supports Thirst Project, a non-profit whose aim is to bring safe drinking water to communities in need around the world.
License Info: CA02050755
Born, raised and educated in Southern California, Lauren is a Los Angeles native who knows the local real estate market like the back of her hand. Licensed since 2006, she has been involved in numerous aspects of real estate, from leading a team of realtors at a bustling Beverly Hills brokerage to running her own business of representing some of the finest homes in greater Los Angeles.
Whether she's representing a buyer or seller, Lauren's acumen for real estate marketing, her high ethical standards and her ability to negotiate even the toughest deals have made her a favorite among some the most discerning clientele. Never one to rest on her laurels, Lauren's greatest strength is a proven track record of exceeding her clients' expectations with attention to detail and excellent customer service.
Since joining The Agency, Lauren has teamed up with her husband, Jon, to share their knowledge of Los Angeles in order to better guide buyers and sellers in their real estate decisions.
License Info: CA02050755
Wolf Amer is a tenacious, enthusiastic, creative and motivated Southern California native who embraces hard work and commitment. His extensive professional background includes over two decades in the film industry, developing, designing, planning, directing and managing commercials, music videos, and independent feature films.
It is in the entertainment industry where Wolf strengthened a multifaceted production and marketing strategy that has proven invaluable in his real estate career today. Working as a set decorator, art director and production designer, Wolf navigated complex budgets, maintaining strong management and consistently meeting tight, ever-changing deadlines for such clients as Coca-Cola, Ford, Chevrolet, E! Television Network and Bravo TV. Additionally, Wolf worked as a film editing for Rhythm and Hues followed by a ten-year stint at NBC/Universal. While working in television and film, Wolf developed a passion for investing in real estate, and it wasn’t long before he left the entertainment industry to pursue a full-time career as a real estate professional. He is proud to count clients and colleagues from the film and music industry among his clientele.
With a proven track record for driving team management and production growth, Wolf seamlessly understands design and infrastructure. His experience in the entertainment industry has taught him how to best strategize and evaluate market trends for his clients. Working directly with his clients while providing an exceptional level of privacy and attention, Wolf and his team use leading-edge technology to maximize property exposure through social media, multiple real estate sites, and various other mediums. Wolf attributes much of his success to his integrity, positive attitude, calm disposition, and impeccable standards. Above all, he strives to live by a strong code of ethics and represent his clients’ best interests at all times.
When he’s not representing clients in real estate, Wolf enjoys attending sporting events, especially USC football, navigating escape rooms, and above all, spending time with the new addition to his family, his daughter. A cancer survivor, he is proud to work with American Cancer Society Relay for Life, for which he has twice been elected chairman. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Southern California.
License Info: CA02002555