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“Million Dollar Listing LA” star Josh Altman joins Elliman

Reality star and top broker will be key player in firm's West Coast expansion

February 12, 2015 09:59AM
By E.B. Solomont

Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles co-star Josh Altman

Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles co-star Josh Altman

Douglas Elliman’s nascent Beverly Hills office just snagged itself a star: Top broker Josh Altman, a headliner on Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,” is joining the firm with brother Matt Altman and six other broker teams.

The Altman brothers have closed more than $1 billion in luxury sales, and hold the record for selling the priciest one-bedroom in Los Angeles, for $21.5 million, according to Elliman. They were most recently at residential brokerage Hilton & Hyland.

From left: Josh Altman, Fredrik Eklund and Matt Altman (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

From left: Josh Altman, Fredrik Eklund and Matt Altman (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

“Josh and Matt have built one of the most impressive global networks of high-end clients in the industry,” Douglas Elliman CEO Dottie Herman said in a statement. They “will be key drivers of our mission to develop California’s premier real estate brokerage brand.”

Elliman, New York City’s largest residential brokerage, announced its expansion to Los Angeles in 2013. It recently leased 11,000 square feet at 150 El Camino Drive in Beverly Hills.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our clients the full power of the Elliman brand,” Josh Altman said in a statement. Added Matt: “As the firm expands into virtually all real estate markets, it is a pivotal time for us to grow along with it.”

  • Bob the Broker

    Elliman must be giving high 6 figure signing bonuses in LA just like in NYC. Let the games begin!

    • Ryan Serhant

      I thought it was commission only?

    • art

      Elliman is luring-buying agents so Josh is joining that bunch of slobs…he will fit right in with the low-no class of broker that Elliman is all about since DE is now in LA…whoopdeedooda full power of the DE brand so what!?

      • NYClifer

        Wow, bitter much are we? Geez

      • harrison

        loser

  • WhoWillRobDurstPissOnNext?

    Judging by how big he looks next to that Cobra dude must be 5′ nothin.

  • he is so lame

    biggest douche ever.

    • Guest

      which one

  • Guest

    How tall is that guy , he’s a shrimp

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