Board of Regents Member Syd Leibovitch of Rodeo Realty to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 18th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Laguna Niguel, CA

Posted by Chantele Machado — January 27, 2020

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate logoSEATTLE, WA - When Syd Leibovitch got his start in the real estate industry more than three decades ago, it wasn’t necessarily his intended path. However, after becoming a top-performing agent in the Los Angeles market within two years, he got a sense that real estate might be more of a calling than heading to law school. Today, as Founder and CEO of Rodeo Realty, one of the largest independently owned real estate brokerages in the nation, Syd has established himself as a leader in the industry, having garnered several prestigious awards and frequent Syd Leibovitchrecognition among the Swanepoel Power 200 list.

Syd will soon be adding another accolade to his collection as a recipient of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate (LRE®) Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 18th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Laguna Niguel, CA, being held April 19th – 22nd. Presented twice annually, to a longtime member of the LRE® network, Syd was selected for this honor to commend his many achievements, relentless hard work and unwavering dedication to the industry.

“Having known Syd for more than a decade, I have always admired the mentorship and support he provides to his agents. The success of his brokerage is a true testament to his leadership,” Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Chairman John Brian Losh said. “We are delighted to bestow this honor on such a deserving individual.”

Syd Leibovitch originally founded Rodeo Realty in 1986, initially operating out of his garage. His luxury brokerage has since grown to encompass 12 offices across Los Angeles and Ventura counties with more than 1,200 real estate professionals who do over $4.9 billion in annual sales. Rodeo Realty was ranked 32nd on the Swanepoel Mega 1000 Brokerage list as well as 27th for their closed sales volume in the 2019 REAL Trends 500 list.

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A worldwide collection of top brokers representing the finest luxury properties across the globe, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. This hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on, the No.1 portal for luxury properties online, presenting more multi-million-dollar estates than any near-peer. Frequently distinguished as a leader in the industry, the company has been recognized by Forbes, the Inc. 5000 List and The Wall Street Journal. In addition, they have been honored by The Webby Awards, ADDY Awards and named ‘Best Real Estate Website’ in the 2018 Internet Advertising Competition Awards and ‘Outstanding Website’ in the 2018 WebAwards by the Web Marketing Association.

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