A Venice resident for almost 20 years, Tami Pardee's expertise in the area is unrivaled. The owner and principal broker of Pardee Properties, Tami is currently ranked the #1 broker in Los Angeles. To date, she has sold over $1 billion dollars worth of residential and commercial properties.
Raised by a family of developers, Tami grew up on construction sites. She received her undergraduate degree from Boston University, and her MBA from Loyola Marymount University. Her background in land acquisition and development perfectly positioned Tami to become an incredibly effective realtor. After several years working for a large corporate entity, Tami felt strongly about creating a business where she could give back to the community in which she was living and working to not only improve it, but, to also help it thrive. She feels that In order to be effective selling houses in a place, you need to live, eat and walk the place so that you are actually selling a lifestyle you live yourself.
Furthering her commitment to the Venice community in which she lives, Tami created and implemented the "Giving Back" program at Pardee Properties, which allocates 10% of net sales on the sale of each property to the charity of her client's choice. In the past three years, Pardee Properties has donated over $525,000 to local charities.
In January 2014, Tami was invited to speak at the Real Estate Connect Conference in New York by Inman News, an annual meeting of the top realtors from across the country as well as leading media figures such as keynote speaker Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. The first quarter of 2014 will also see a second Pardee Properties office opening in the Ocean Park area of Santa Monica as well as a new escrow company.
Pardee Properties is ideally based in an light infused bungalow on Abbot Kinney Boulevard, the bustling cultural and culinary lifeline of this dynamic beachside community. Widely regarded as the foremost expert in the Venice and greater Westside environs, Tami's opinion is sought after not only by discerning clients, but by potential developers and business owners, alike. Apart from her remarkable record as a broker, Tami also has an extensive background in development and property management. Tami and her husband met in Venice and still live less than a mile away, with their four children.