After graduating from Law School in 1986 Susan Smith practiced both real estate and immigration law. Although she enjoyed the practice of law, her first passion has always been in sales. In 1994 licensed as a real estate broker, she opened a boutique firm called Susan Smith Realty and began real estate sales on the Westside. Three years ago she joined Hilton and Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s Estates which has a much greater worldwide presence. In 1971 Susan moved with her family from South Africa to Beverly Hills California. She has continued to live as well as attended schools and university in Los Angeles, CA. She together with her husband Saul are now raising their own family here. As a mother of four, Susan has the stamina and enthusiasm to stay on top of her tasks. Susan has never had any assistants because she has always believed that each transaction is unique and deserves her full attention. Susan believes whether you are a real estate buyer or a seller, a client needs 24/7 attention when they are making one of the biggest purchases or sales in their lifetime. If you are looking for this kind of unparalleled attention please contact or email Susan.
Leo Zen’s unique and diverse background sets him apart from the crowd of Los Angeles real estate agents. Originally trained as an international ballet artist, Leo has had a distinguished career working with renowned ballet companies such as the American Ballet Theatre, English National Ballet and Les Ballets de Monte Carlo. Once relocating to Los Angeles, Leo built a thriving business teaching his own style of yoga, Zenciel. His client list includes A-list movie stars, renowned artists and world class athletes. Throughout his multifaceted career, Leo has had a passion for beauty, design and aesthetic – interests that naturally led him to real estate. His discriminating taste and intimate knowledge of Feng Shui combined with his kind demeanor and excellent communication skills have allowed Leo to represent a wide range of clients in all elements of their real estate transactions. Living around the world and speaking several languages fluently also give Leo an edge when working with international clientele. A true professional and creative problem solver with an artistic flair, Leo Zen has earned a reputation as one of the area’s most effective and well liked real estate agents.