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About the Reed Team

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Meet the Reed Team

Jimmy Reed - Team Lead

Jimmy has almost 20 years of real estate experience and is a graduate of the Realtor Institute. He has earned top distinctions including being ranked the #1 Coldwell Banker affiliate in all of Southern California, #7 out of over 38,000 in the US and Canada, and under the Century 21 system in the top 1% of agents nationwide for 14 years. Jimmy is committed to excellence, integrity, and to putting clients' interests ahead of his own. He is actively involved in sharing these values and his experience with the team, which is key part of why clients have made the Reed Team the highest-rated team on Zillow in all of Orange County.

Jimmy is driven to get results and deliver value for clients by going the extra mile in helping people find the right home and by investing heavily in online marketing and promotion so sellers get top dollar and can sell quickly. He places a great deal of importance on bringing the right people on the team and he advises and strategizes with them behind the scenes to help ensure clients receive a consistent top-caliber experience.

Darren Shepherd - Sales Partner

Darren is a longtime sports enthusiast which has carried over into his real estate career where he enjoys helping coach buyers and sellers on how to "win" by achieving their goals of finding the perfect home or getting a great sales price. He is very outgoing, and aside from sports, he enjoys the beach, traveling, learning new things, and work. Darren has been involved in a large number of real estate transactions, and he is eager to take on a challenge, especially when it comes to making sure his clients have a great experience.

Juliann Clark - Client Services

As an asset to the home buyers and sellers that she works with, Juliann has a strong client relationship background with a degree in communication and many years of experience working with clients. She is hard-working and well-organized with the ability to multi-task and work in a demanding environment. She believes that the client comes first and that a quick accurate response goes a long way. Some of her qualities include being very forthcoming, friendly, and willing to go the extra mile. In her personal time, Juliann enjoys walking her dog Otis on the local beach trails and spending time with her husband, friends, and family.

Katie Sandvig - Production Manager

Katie works to make the Reed Team a highly-tuned machine. She has experience building and directing a team of 30 clerical employees and 15 licensed agents, and has been responsible for helping close 2,500 transactions in her 15 years in the industry. There are a lot of moving parts when buying or selling a home, and Katie helps ensure things stay on track. She stays ahead of the game by being on top of new real estate laws and regulatory changes and being "in the know" in the industry. She loves yoga, farmer's markets, live music and foodie festivals, and she is married to an Airforce veteran / firefighter and is the mother of 2 children.

Lisa Reed - Operations and Marketing

Lisa is married to Jimmy Reed and has been partnering with him in real estate since 2004. After graduating CSUF, she spent 10 years in a successful career as a global marketing manager in the high tech industry and then transitioned to working together with Jimmy in the real estate business. Jimmy and Lisa have successfully worked together as a team for many years, and today Lisa focuses her strengths on operations and marketing which are critical pieces for running a successful team and for selling homes in today's environment. Jimmy and Lisa have 3 grown children and are currently raising their 4th child, a teenager, in their hometown of San Clemente.

Greg S​chumacher - Director of Technology

Greg specializes in the technology and online marketing arenas, helping to ensure systems are running smoothly and implementing solutions that benefit the team and clients. In addition to several other tech positions, he has experience working at a major digital agency in Orange County for over 10 years where he was the director of technology and web development. Greg has earned multiple programming and I.T. certifications and has experience in SEO, Google AdWords, and Facebook marketing. He has done work for clients ranging from small businesses to large organizations such as Black and Decker, Cisco / Linksys, Coca Cola, IMAX, Toyota, University of California Whole Foods, and World Vision, and he enjoys being part of a team where there is strong commitment to doing things right.

Team Member Awards, Distinctions, and Memberships

Awards and Distinctions

  • Over $200 million in sales in the last 5 years
  • Highest-rated on Zillow in OC with 5.0 out of 5.0 stars out of over 165 reviews
  • Under Coldwell Banker awarded the highest honors in the industry by receiving the International Presidents Elite designation which recognizes production in the top 1% internationally
  • Recipient of the Quality Service Award for Outstanding Customer Service!
  • #1 out of all Coldwell Banker affiliates in Southern California
  • #7 out of over 38,000 Coldwell Banker affiliates in the US and Canada
  • For 14 years under the Century 21 system, awarded the coveted Centurion Award for being in the top 1% of producing agents nationwide

Why the Reed Team?

Credentials / Memberships

  • Board Member - Orange County Association of Realtors
  • California Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI)

Certifications / Qualifications

  • Certified Corporate Relocation Specialist
  • Certified Distressed Property Expert
  • Certified Probate Specialist
  • Residential Sales & Marketing
  • Short Sale Negotiation Expert
  • Qualified REO & Bank Owned Expert
  • New Construction Sales
  • Investment Properties & 1031 Exchanges
  • Trust Sales
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Internet/Social Media Marketer
  • Very Responsive
  • Strong Negotiator
  • Excellent Work Ethic

The Jimmy Reed Difference:

Buying >Selling >Relocating >Investing >

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“To me, Jimmy Reed is the most knowledgable agent in South Orange County. I was selling my home and buying a new home at...”
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“To me, Jimmy Reed is the most knowledgable agent in South Orange County. I was selling my home and buying a new home at the same time and Jimmy handled both negotiations with the utmost skill. He has a thorough knowledge of all the geographical areas he covers, as well as personal relationships with other agents and lenders, which was a huge advantage in our two deals. His customer service is the best I have ever encountered and is always there to help and take responsibility for all the little details required in buying and selling property. Jimmy comes with my highest recommendation.”
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“Jimmy and his wife Lisa are a great team. Their knowledge and commitment to excellence has made the buying and...”
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“Jimmy and his wife Lisa are a great team. Their knowledge and commitment to excellence has made the buying and selling experience much less stressful and more efficient for me and my wife. We've used them on several buying and selling transactions: their personal integrity makes all the difference. Starting with their assessment of our needs, thorough market research, communication and negotiation skills, deep legal understanding and extensive connections with trustworthy folks in related skills/service areas - I just won't use anyone else. Highly recommended.”
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Jimmy Reed

Over 18 years of experience.
Graduate, Realtor® Institute (GRI).

In collaboration with Darren Shepherd, Juliann Clark, Lisa Reed, and Ryan Grant to help deliver top caliber results to our clients.

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