Board of Regents Member Syd Leibovitch to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the Upcoming 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Palm Springs, CA


1708542376SEATTLE, WA USA – February 26, 2024 - Founder and CEO of Rodeo Realty, one of the largest independently owned real estate brokerages in the nation, Syd Leibovitch has established himself as a leader in the industry, having garnered several prestigious awards and frequent recognition by T3 Sixty’s Swanepoel Power 200, Real Estate Executive Magazine, the Los Angeles Business Journal and other publications. 

In 1986, at the age of 25, Syd founded Rodeo Realty 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, recording a staggering sales volume exceeding $7 billion. In total, Syd has personally sold over a thousand homes and supervised over 150,000 real estate transactions. 1708542657

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; he will be honored at the upcoming 20th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Palm Springs, CA. Presented twice annually to industry-leading, longtime members of the LRE® network, Syd was selected for this honor to commend his many achievements, relentless hard work and unwavering commitment to the industry. 

“Having known Syd for many years, 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 President Meghan Barry states. “We are delighted to bestow this honor on such a deserving individual.” 

Syd Leibovitch's journey is characterized by resilience, innovation, and dedication to setting and surpassing the highest standards in the real estate industry. His legacy serves as an inspiration to aspiring professionals and a testament to the enduring success that stems from passion, hard work, virtuousness, and a deep understanding of the real estate landscape. 

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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 125,000 professionals with properties in more than 55 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.   

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