Christies Great Estates & Luxury Homes

Christies Great Estate MagazineThe Christie’s Great Estates program is exclusively for my listings in Oakland, Piedmont and Berkeley that are over $1,250,000.  Distinct features of  fine homes marketed under the Christies program include use of the Christies Great Estates website, Christies Magazine (print and digital,) as well as Videos.  Christies is the world’s largest international network of real estate brokers specializing in the marketing and sale of luxury properties. Founded as Great Estates, Inc. in 1987 the company was acquired in 1995 by Christie’s, the world’s oldest fine arts auction house to fulfill client demand for high end real estate services.  

Today the Christie’s Great Estates global network of affiliated brokers includes nearly 36,000 sales associates operating from 900 offices in more than 40 countries. The network’s combined annual sales top $128 billion.  

The combined global networks of Christie’s and Christie’s Great Estates, both market leaders in the sale of luxury goods, create a world-class showcase for distinguished real estate. No other network offers this level of international visibility to proven buyers of high-value property.  Christie’s Great Estates is the largest network of real estate brokers dedicated to the marketing and sale of important properties. The Christie’s name is synonymous with quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction. 


Christies Great Estates Statistics 

• 143 affiliated brokerages
• 900 offices
• 36,000 sales associates
• 42 countries
• Founded as Great Estates by Kay Coughlin in 1987
• Acquired by Christie’s in 1995
• The only real estate network owned by a fine art auction house
• Admittance to the network is by invitation-only to companies with high-value home sales
• Affiliates must also exhibit a commitment to exceptional client service
• Average list price on $3.95 million
• Number of properties posted: 7,326
• Percentage of properties valued at US$1 million and above: 92%
• Number of properties valued at more than $10 million: 503
• Number of countries with active listings: 42
• Average hits per month: 8.9 million
• Visitor sessions per month: 206,000
• Unique visitors per month: 80,000
• Monthly average of click-throughs from Christie’s site, 5,000 


Complementary Christies Great Estates Literature 

4th Quarter Christies Great Estates Newsletter 

3rd Quarter Christies Great Estates Newsletter 

Christies Great Estates Video 

Christies Great Estate Magazine View Current Christies Magazine


About Brian Santilena, Realtor

Brian Santilena sells real estate in OaklandPiedmontBerkeley, CA – Department of real estate 01244612.  Brian Santilena is one of the top real estate agents in the Oakland – Piedmont – Berkeley markets.  He is a member of the Oakland Board of Realtors, the California Association of Realtors and the National Board of Realtors.  Brian practices real estate in Oakland – Piedmont and Berkeley CA since 1998.  He aggressively helps home buyers and home sellers who are looking to buy or sell real estate and Oakland homes, Piedmont homes and Berkley homes.  See what some of his home selling and home buying clients have to say about working with Brian.  He is with Pacific Union Real Estate at 1900 Mountain Blvd. Oakland CA 94611.  He works in many neighborhoods in addition to Piedmont, Montclair, Rockridge, Upper Rockridge, Glenview, Trestle Glen, Crocker Highlands and many more areas and homes for sale.  Brian is a licensed contractor and is listed on .  If you are specifically interested in homes for sale in Rockridge and homes in Upper Rockridge, please take a look at Brian’s Homes In Upper Rockridge  website.

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