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Ara Markari
Broker/Owner | CalBRE #01841435

At an early age in his life, Ara showed a strong promise and desire for real estate. Surrounded by real estate professionals in his environment, Ara's knowledge and drive for real estate took flight. Working at different real estate brokerages and companies, Ara quickly learned the intricacies of real estate from the ground up which inevitably led Ara to obtain both his California real estate salespersons license and soon after the broker license. Ara was practicing real estate sales and management while attending the University of Southern California where he soon after graduated.

As the Broker and Owner of Crown Mark Real Estate Group, Ara not only practices real estate transactions and management, but also conducts investor relations providing investors various opportunities through investment management. Development management and acquisition has been a steady source of investment return for Crown Mark's clients. In 2015, Ara also had represented tenant and landlords in over 100,000 square feet of leasing and sales.

Ara's work ethic, passion, dedication, honesty, reliability, and genuine care have led him to create and foster life long relationships with his clients.

Ara has successfully managed and brokered millions dollars of real estate and still devotes his times to different chambers, community programs and charities. Ara was raised in Glendale and currently resides in La Canada Flintridge where he serves on the design commission for the city.

Xing Ming

Xing Ming
Office Manager
Direct: (213) 453-2505

Xing handles all daily operations and crucial tasks for Crown Mark. With much background in market research, marketing, property management, and development financial study, Xing carries out her assignments diligently.

Xing is currently a Master candidate for a double major in Urban Planning and Economics.

She has a strong passion for the real estate field and has successfully obtained the Certificate in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California in 2014. She has completed several course projects related to real estate development in past semesters such as the USC University Village Redevelopment proposal.

She is also fluent in both English and Mandarin.

Becky Galavix

Becky Galaviz
Salesperson | CalBRE #01974381
Direct: (626) 399-7035

Becky Galaviz is a California licensed Real Estate Agent with Crown Mark Real Estate Group. Mrs. Galaviz graduated with a B.S. in Business Management. Focusing her studies in Entrepreneurship and Accounting at Grand Canyon University in 2013. Mrs. Galaviz holds a Certification in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California and has recently completed Project REAP (Real Estate Associate Program).

Becky has over eight years experience working in Real Estate in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Her experience includes serving as the Assistant Administrator for an apartment complex with over 200 units, and she has also executed, managed or overseen extensive rehabilitation projects on several properties. She specializes in investment and residential properties. Becky has personally renovated several low-income multi-unit properties as well as single-family residents.

Mrs. Galaviz is a natural leader and wants to help her clients find investment, security, wealth, independence, tax benefits, and ensure a path to retirement through their investments. Mrs. Galaviz recently moved to Los Angeles to expand her horizons, but is no stranger to the market in Southern California. She takes pride in her work, and is devoted to expanding her career in Residential and Commercial Real Estate in the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.

As a Licensed California Realtor, she will help you achieve your investment goals. Whether you are a first time homebuyer, looking for a home, office, multiple unit property, or an investor, Becky Galaviz is here to guide you along the way and help you find the best deal possible. Becky is also fluent in English and Spanish.

Becky is affiliated with the following Real Estate Associations:
* ULI (Urban Land Institute)
* NAOIP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association)
* NAP (National Association of Professional Women)
* ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)

Touraj Kavandi

Touraj Kavandi
Salesperson | CalBRE #01914194
Direct: (310) 948-4048

A full service real estate agent, Touraj has extensive experience in commercial, residential, property management, investment analysis, and rehab of multi-unit properties throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Being an investor and owning several properties himself, Touraj has been an integral part in assisting his vast list of clients achieving their real estate goals. A hard worker, consultant, advisor, and a friend to his clients are just some of the things Touraj as a true professional is.

"I love real estate, and it is my greatest goal as your agent to make the process of buying or selling your home a seamless one. Every transaction is different, but with my listening ear and adaptability, we can find the best solutions to all of your needs.

As my client, you are my priority, but it is also essential that everyone involved in a transaction is united and feels comfortable throughout the process. I am always honest, upfront and hardworking, making sure that all parties are satisfied by the end result and avoiding any bumps along the road."

Designations: Property Management Certification.

Fluent: English and Farsi

Sarah Gillen

Sarah Gillen
Broker Associate | CalBRE #01383297
Direct: (818) 929-2712

Sarah joined the company in 2013 and has been a leading agent specialized in leases in both residential and commercial. Fluent in Spanish, Sarah has been successfully closing sales and lease transactions in the San Fernando Valley.

Gregory Guinasso
Direct: (310) 592-5135

Gregory joined Crown Mark in late 2014 and has been an expert in market analysis in the San Gabriel Valley. Gregory provides invaluable data for research and financial models for real estate analysis and due diligence. Gregory is also preparing to complete the California Real Estate Sales Persons license in 2015.

Rosa Carbajal

Rosa Carbajal
Administration/Client Relations
Direct: (805) 256-8847

Before Rosa Carbajal joined Crown Mark Real Estate she has worked in property management for over 12 years, providing administrative and customer service assistance to realtors and property owners in Ventura, Kern, and Los Angeles Counties. Aside from property management, she has also assisted in hundreds of real estate transactions and coordinated pertinent real estate meetings and events. Rosa is well accustomed and trained for all client relations involving tenants, investors, buyers, and sellers.

Civic Contributions:
*Committee Member for Ventura Music Festival 2011
*Artist Selection Committee Member for Oxnard Salsa Festival
*2013 and 2014 Arts Award Recipient for Downtown Oxnard (Emerging Arts Organization)

*Bilingual in English and Spanish
*Territory Manager/Project Coordinator in Building Industry

XAlfred Aghajanian

Alfred Aghajanian
Title Representative | Lawyers Title
Direct: (818) 331-3700

Alfred provides title information, research, data, and property comparable analysis. Alfred is involved before, during, and after escrow for any title needs for sellers, buyers, and agents. Alfred has been in the industry for over 20 years and is your one stop for title needs.

Tammy Marsh

Tammy Marsh
Transaction Coordinator
Direct: (310) 433-5395

Tammy Marsh handles all residential and commercial transactions. All parties involved in Tammy's transactions are assured of consistent communication and constant availability for documents and transaction management. Tammy Marsh has been in the Real Estate Industry for over 15 years. She holds her license in California. In 2001, she started her own Transaction Coordinating firm, Real Estate Support Team "REST" and has been growing that business ever since.


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