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  • Michel Faris
  • Senior Vice President

Michel joined the California Division of Land Advisors Organization in 2005 and specializes in representing investors, developers and builders seeking development and investment opportunities in several areas of Southern California.  Specifically, his territories include the Santa Clarita Valley, Southeast Kern County and Ventura County, in addition to the High Desert areas of the Antelope Valley and the Victor Valley.

Since joining the California Division of Land Advisors Organization in 2005, Michel has played an integral role in the sale of more than 5,000 lots for consideration exceeding $150 million.

Prior to joining Land Advisors Organization, Michel successfully led a large sales team at Systems Paving, Inc. covering Santa Barbara, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Michel is a native of South Africa and before he immigrated to California in 2000, he was a financial manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers and a small business owner in Johannesburg.

Michel is a licensed California Real Estate Broker. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Witwatersrand and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Wits Business School, both in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed a semester of his M.B.A. at the Luigi Bocconi Business School in Milan, Italy. Michel also holds a Certificate in Light Construction and Development Management from the University of California, Irvine.

Notable Transactions:

Frontier Homes Portfolio – 364 Lots
Victor Valley, San Bernardino County, California
$2,600,000

KeyBank Portfolio – 562 Lots
Victor Valley, San Bernardino County, California
$3,799,911

Copper Creek – 199 Lots
Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California
$3,100,000

The Hideaways @ Beach House – 82 Lots
Port Hueneme, Ventura County, California
$6,490,000

Avanti – 1,593 Lots
Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California
$6,550,000

Larson – 40 Lots
Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California
$945,000

The Estates @ Quartz Hill – 26 Lots
Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California
$1,640,000

Conejo Crest – 8 Lots
Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, California
$1,100,000

The Collections – 40 Lots
Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California
$1,520,000

Copper Moon – 34 Lots
Lancaster, Los Angeles County, California
$4,220,000

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