With over 30 years experience as a real estate professional, Janelle Friedman specializes in successful marketing and sales of residential real estate throughout the Westside.  She has represented a full range of clients, from first-time buyers to the most discriminating and sophisticated high-end and celebrity clientele.  Often working with business managers and attorneys, Janelle understands the importance of handling the transaction process in a confidential and discreet manner.

Janelle has been commended for outstanding sales and record-breaking deals, which have included the highest priced sale behind the gates of Malibu Colony, as well as the sale of the House Beautiful Celebrity Showcase House of the Year in Brentwood Park. She received the Sotheby's International Realty Legend award in 2019 and was acknowledged for closing 18 transactions in one year.

Janelle has extensive knowledge of all facets of the real estate transaction.  Early in her career she became the youngest Training Director at Jon Douglas Company, Bel Air office.  There she guided new agents in all areas of the real estate business, from leading contract classes to overseeing their escrows.

A native of Los Angeles, Janelle is a graduate of UCLA and attended the Sorbonne in Paris.  She has served on the Board of Directors of Palisades P.R.I.D.E., a volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and beautifying Pacific Palisades and as a judge for the Los Angeles School District's Campus Environmental Program which was sponsored by Los Angeles Beautiful.

Her commitment to the highest standards, an understanding of the Westside and Malibu communities, strong negotiation skills, and attention to detail, all enable Janelle Friedman to effectively handle your real estate needs. 

She can be reached at janelle.friedman@sothebyshomes.com or 310-850-3635.