Douglas Elliman Names Colin Keenan Senior Vice President and Managing Broker of Their California Brokerage

Highly Regarded Manager Brought on Board to Generate Even Stronger West Coast Presence in Real Estate Arena

Aug 26, 2014, 12:57 ET from Douglas Elliman Real Estate

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Elliman Real Estate announces that Colin Keenan, a highly-respected real estate manager, has been named Senior Vice President and Managing Broker of the company's first California brokerage in Beverly Hills. The firm expanded its operations to California earlier this year and expects to open more offices in the near future.

"Colin has a vast understanding of the Southern California residential market and has managed some of the area's top agents," said Howard M. Lorber, Chairman of Douglas Elliman. "We look forward to growing our West Coast offices with Colin at the helm, along with the rest of our Elliman team."

"We're thrilled that Colin has joined our firm," said Dottie Herman, President and CEO of Douglas Elliman. "A shining example of leadership, he is among the best of the best!"

Colin has enjoyed success in various residential offices from Newport Beach to LA's Pasadena and the Westside. Years of experience working for other reputable brokerages, including John Aaroe & Associates, Prudential California Realty and Teles Properties, have established and re-enforced his highly regarded reputation in the industry. His strong background in brokerage and management contribute to his many accomplishments. In his most recent position at Nourmand & Associates, Colin oversaw more than $4 billion in real estate transactions. His goal, he stated, is "to help to build the Elliman brand into a major force for buyers, sellers and agents in California."

"Douglas Elliman is unquestionably one of the most prestigious and successful real estate firms in the country," Colin added. "I am proud to be a part of the Elliman family and look forward to even greater success."

Originally from Andover, Connecticut, Colin graduated from the renowned Berklee School of Music in Boston with a degree in classical composition.

About Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York's largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons, Westchester/Putnam, Los Angeles, and South Florida and more than 5,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan's largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at                    

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