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Kim Collen-Ross has been the Manager of the Malibu Colony and Topanga Offices since 1989. Prior to that time, she was the Estates Director and top producer with another large Los Angeles and National firm.
Kim has led the Coldwell Banker Malibu and Topanga team to their consistent and current position of market share dominance, ranking the office #1 over all competing real estate companies in the area, combined.
Kim was voted Manager of the Year by Coldwell Banker senior management three times, in 2005, 2011 and 2015. She has also been awarded the prestigious President's Council award, year after year, which honors the top 20% NRT offices nationwide. Her office also, every year, has been awarded the Premier Office Gold Award. This award is given for a per associate gross commission of $100,000 or a total of 20 agents per unit during the year.
Kim prides the success of her office team to her unrelenting dedication to supporting and coaching her agents to excellence, professionalism and integrity in serving their clients' real estate needs.
Bruce Zipf, President and CEO of NRT "Dear Kim: Where others may be waiting to ride the momentum of a market upswing, your office continues to exhibit the kind of professionalism, commitment to exceptional service and marketing expertise that benefits your clients under any conditions. Your ability to adapt to the needs of consumers in a changing market helps you stand apart in a crowded and competitive field and sets a fine example for us all. Under your skillful guidance, your team has been instrumental in supporting our Sales Associates by helping them excel in the basics of prospecting, securing listings and delivering exceptional customer service. At a time when competition for business was heightened, your performance has been outstanding."
During her thirty plus years of real estate experience, Kim has twice served as a director on the Malibu Board of Realtors, and was the first woman ever elected to the Board of Directors of the Kiwanis Club of Malibu. She continues to be involved in a variety of community and charity work, and has been a passionate supporter of the Malibu Veterans Day event for the last twelve years.
Prior to her real estate career Kim was a recreational therapist in a Los Angeles psychiatric hospital. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in recreational therapy with a minor on sociology, having graduated Magna Cum Laude from California State University Northridge.