The Team

Joan Duffy

With over 35 years of experience as a real estate broker, Joan has sold over $2 billion in residential properties and is consistently ranked among the top real estate brokers in Los Angeles. Joan’s lifelong passion for architecture and design make her a natural in the world of real estate.

Joan ranks second to none when it comes to customer service and client satisfaction. She brings an unparalleled commitment, sensitivity to client needs, and top-notch problem-solving skills to every transaction. Joan doesn’t just find the best deals but also strives to find homes for her clients that mirror their lifestyle. She has high energy for the details in every transaction and a wealth of knowledge about real estate that only experience can provide. Over the years Joan has assembled an all-star team she works closely with to help support her commitment to giving personal attention to every aspect of the negotiation.

Along with her distinguished career in real estate and her impeccable record, Joan has also developed strong ties to the Los Angeles community, specifically within the entertainment industry. With two sons in the film industry, Joan is no stranger to the sensitive nature and necessary discretion that is required when negotiating deals with elite members of the entertainment industry.

Joan is also actively involved in the Kipsongo Project, a non-profit organization that is working to improve the lives of the people living in the Kipsongo Slum in Western Kenya. With the help of people like her, the Kipsongo project helps to connect artisans to the global market’s members so they can sell their goods and provides loans to them to start businesses of their own.

Joan is currently with Compass in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Michaela Cadiz

Michaela has been involved in several real estate transactions giving her a depth of experience which benefits her clients in all aspects of negotiations. As a third generation Angeleno and third Generation real estate agent she credits her success to her skilled background in set decorating and interior/construction design.

The design and construction experience is an added benefit to clients and adds to the tremendous knowledge base when involved in home or investment transactions. Her extensive knowledge of the industry, her broad base of repeat clients, constant referrals and the support and patience of her family. She is involved in numerous civic, club and charitable organizations and is a graduate of Notre Dame Academy and the University of California at Irvine.

Teresa Acosta

A native of the San Fernando Valley and a graduate of Cal State University Northridge, Teresa Acosta is a licensed real estate agent. With over 15 years of experience, Teresa Acosta has worked on over 700 transactions, managed numerous teams, and mentored agents of all professional levels and rankings.

Teresa understands the real estate process from listing to close, affording incredible proficiency and coordination. Years of specialized experience in Probate & Trust Properties has led to a strong grasp of the distinctive finesse required to master these unique transactions. Her attention to detail, kind demeanor, and remarkable loyalty make her an outstanding member of our team and an asset to any transaction.