When one of the world’s most admired companies puts its name on a real estate sign, that’s a sign buyers and sellers want to see. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is real estate brokerage franchisee network built for a new era in residential real estate. The brand, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of stability, strength, quality and innovation.
Bob Majorino, CEO and Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty, is a Southern California native whose business career began with the IBM Corporation in the Field Engineering, Education and Management Divisions. He became a professional Realtor in 1978 and opened his own company in Thousand Oaks within 24 months of being licensed, which has since then, grown to 4 offices throughout Ventura County with over 200 agents. Today, Bob remains an integral part of the company, implementing and standing by its core values of superior quality, integrity, and trust coupled with the highest level of service to both clients and agents.
Sharan Schefrin hails from England and has chosen the Conejo Valley as her home. Sharan’s management background in luxury retail spans over 20 years, including LVMH and Burberry. Sharan has managed Burberry stores in London and Beverly Hills, overseeing all salesperson training. Her vast sales and management experience has made the transition to real estate a smooth one, and Sharan has quickly established herself as the premier agent in her neighborhood. Now she focuses on taking the Luxury Collection to new ground-breaking levels while supporting real estate professionals to attain the highest standards in knowledge, expertise, and service.
With more than 40 years as a licensed real estate professional in the Conejo and San Fernando Valleys, Chip Johnson consistently ranks in the top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Realtors nationwide. His success illustrates a steadfast commitment to help clients maximize their home as a business asset and as central to their quality of life. Chip knows first-hand how to read and navigate a volatile market having succeeded through the highs and lows over the years. He works closely with clients to develop a sound business strategy for their sale or purchase, and helps them through this personal and emotional experience with business savvy and a calm voice of reason. At every step, Chip listens to his clients' concerns. He manages, negotiates and advocates on behalf of their best interests and priorities. With sound project management and technical expertise, navigating "the new normal" in real estate is nothing new to Chip. His technical expertise ensures his clients get through all the dynamics that can threaten a transaction. From low appraisals and lending issues, to short sales, code compliance and everything in between, Chip and his team work to remove barriers and resolve issues to ensure a smooth closing. My goal is to be a resource for life; Whether in the purchase or sale of a primary residence, or just consulting with a homeowner on market conditions, property value and estimated return on investment for renovation, Chip is a specialized resource who helps his clients through all phases of their residential investment. This explains why so many of Chip's clients remain clients for life and become friends.
Terry is a Senior Broker Associate and Luxury Collection Specialist with over 3 decades of marketing and sales experience in Conejo Valley real estate. He has had notable success throughout his career, earning the #1 Top Sales Award for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty several times in his career, as well as the #1 Top Sales Award for all companies in Ventura County on many occasions. In addition Terry is a multi-year recipient of Berkshire Hathaway's most prestigious Award, the Legend Award, earning this highly acclaimed designation 20 times in his career.
Manuel grew up in Oxnard, joined the Armed Forces, and studied Political Science at University of Southern California. Manuel brings a strong business and operations background to his real estate career. With over 20 years of diverse business management, he uses the relationships formed to bring value to buyers and sellers throughout Ventura County.
Lilly is a graduate of Parsons School of Design in NYC. She has extensive branding and marketing experience, having worked with Disney, Fox Network TV, Blizzard Entertainment, Spelling Entertainment, Capitol Records, Panasonic, Hallmark, and Mattel, to name a few. She is an Emmy-winning designer for her advertising work in the television industry.
With more than 20 years of experience, Lilly prides herself on being an excellent communicator. “A design that is attractive without content and depth is just a pretty piece of art, not a marketing piece.” Her goal is to market your property effectively so that it stands out and can secure our desired outcome!
Linda Kay joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Realty in July 2002. She relishes the opportunity of making a difference in the careers and success of the Realtors at the firm. Linda also enjoys meeting with new licensees and experienced agents to discuss the culture, education, tools and support that are an integral part of the company’s business model, in order to help identify those professionals who she believes would thrive in the company’s professional environment. Prior to joining Prudential, Linda spent 5 ½ years with Fred Sands Realtors as Vice President of Human Resources and Facilities, having overall responsibility for 400 employees and 25 offices. As VP of Facilities, Linda oversaw the property management functions and telecommunications for all locations and coordinated all new construction and remodels. As VP of Human Resources, Linda coordinated company-wide employee and management reviews and counseling, adherence to wage and hour law and benefits administration. Before joining Fred Sands Realtors, Linda worked at Jon Douglas Realtors for 9 ½ years in various corporate capacities including Sales Development Administrator, Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services Manager. During her tenure with Jon Douglas, Linda administered such projects as the Indemnity Waiver Plan, management contracts and training programs. A native of Los Angeles, Linda Kay went to Holy Family High School in Glendale. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA and worked in several technology-oriented companies as office manager, sales coordinator, technical writer and operations manager. Linda crafts in her spare time, and has traveled extensively.
A native of Southern California, Lora has been a local licensed Realtor since 1987! A consistent Top Producer with her partner Michael Radonic, Lora has worked for Conejo Valley’s leading real estate companies including Jon Douglas Company, Prudential California Realty and currently Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Realty. Not only has Lora been a consistent producer, she is also the companies Education Director developing and implementing a successful and comprehensive program for new licensees for over 28 years. This benefit carries over to her knowledge of every aspect of the business, not only helping her students, but buyers and sellers she works with. Lora carries the designation of Certified Career Development Specialist, CCDS. In her spare time Lora enjoys the wonderful benefits of living in Ventura County including hiking, kayaking, and playing with her French Bulldog Henry.
Jason comes in with a wealth of over 25 years of experience in Technology and IT, starting as a phone support rep for Gateway 2000 in 1996 all the way to 20 years of moving up the ranks of all the IT Operations departments at Realtor.com. He is no stranger to wearing many hats and changing gears at the drop of one of those hats. Well-rounded and very positive, Jason is armed with a gregarious sense of humor, enjoys a challenge, and cultivates a visionary mindset. His goal-oriented mentality has driven Jason to many personal successes, most fondly, his black belt in Taekwondo, being undefeated as a former full-contact kickboxer, and pursuing growth in Wing Chun Kung Fu since 2016. A small-town farm boy at heart, Jason lists communication, tenacity, and passionate self-discipline as his strengths and considers himself a servant leader who is ready to help and contribute.