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Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS), Transnational Referral Certification (TRC)

Languages other than English

French, German

More about Anne Russell

Education and Training

Anne Russell graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College in NYC before attending Columbia University to complete her PhD in Modern European History. She trained as a professional opera singer and spent time singing in New York and Europe before moving to Los Angeles and beginning her career in Real Estate.

Awards And Designations

Professional affiliations include, the Southern California Mediation Association, California Lawyers for the Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services Panel, Los Angeles Superior Court Random Select Panel, California Academy of Mediation Professionals, Beverly Hills Board of Realtors, San Fernando Valley Board of Realtors, and the Agency for Dispute Resolution.

Areas of Expertise

After several years working as a broker and office manager for both Fred Sands and DBL, Anne founded her own independent firm, AR Realty. A dual broker in New York and California, Anne maintains a bi-coastal business in this field. She has successfully negotiated countless commercial and residential transactions. Now, as Branch Manager for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Pacific Palisades, Anne continues to lead her independent agents to success and prosperity in the Real Estate Community. Her impeccable credentials and high ethical standards make her an ideal Manager with the Coldwell Banker Family. Over ten years ago, Anne was invited to join the Beverly Hills Board of Realtors Professional Standards Committee to serve as an Arbitrator for brokers who filed both ethics and commission complaints with the Board of Realtors. She was quickly appointed a presiding officer and has served on dozens of panels to adjudicate real estate disputes. In addition to her duties as Presiding Officer, Anne educates fellow realtors to arbitrate and is certified as an Ethics Advocate to assist members of the real estate community and the public in preparing their complaints for the Pro Standards Panel. Several years ago Anne expanded her dispute resolution activities to include mediation of litigated and non-litigated cases. She attended mediation classes with Lee Jay Berman at the American Institute of Mediation. She now mediates for the courts of Los Angeles and for several private mediation panels including Agency for Dispute Resolution, founded by W. Timothy Pownall, Assistant Director of the Straus Institute, the Director of the PACIS PROJECT in Faith Based Diplomacy and Adjunct Professor at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law.

Community Involvement

Always maintaining her ties with the opera community, Anne is on the Los Angeles Opera League Board and lectures throughout Los Angeles as a long time Los Angeles Opera Community Educator. She is also a board member of the Los Angeles Philanthropic Committee for the Arts, the Barnard Alumnae Association of Los Angeles, and the Columbia Alumnae Association.

Real estate agents affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are independent contractor sales associates and are not employees of Coldwell Banker.