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J O S E P H  W E S T

1012 NE 18th st. Fort Lauderdale , Florida 33305

Cell: 310.780.9378

www.josephwest.me

PROFILE

Business Development–Luxury Real Estate Sales/ Marketing–Interior Design–Entrepreneur

  • Experienced in team leading, mentoring, coaching and branding.
  • Self-directed and driven. With exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strategic planner and negotiator.
  • Results oriented with creative abilities and solutions.
  • Fluent in English and Arabic.

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

FIRST LOOK SOLUTIONS PM                      Miami Beach, Florida                     2015 to /2016

Consultant to the President

  • Assisted in the start-up of First Look Solutions PM, a project management firm.
  • Supported the structure of the company to achieve company goals
  • Coordinated and coached the President and staff on how to detect and generate new business opportunities.
  • Conducted weekly briefings and provided asset visibility and status reports on all current projects.Conducted weekly briefings and provided asset visibility and status reports on all current projects.
  • Resolved all outstanding compliance issues with property management companies and condominium homeowners’ associations
  • Managed all aspects of branding and social media strategies.

THE PARTNERS TRUST BROKERAGE            Beverly Hills, California             2010 to 2015

Consultant

  • Analyzed data and market trends to gain competitive advantage of home sales thereby strengthening the company’s business by producing an average of $7 million-dollars yearly of real estate transactions from contract to closing.
  • Negotiated and administered contract agreements for purchase, selling and rental transactions.
  • Overseeing marketing materials to increase brand recognition, Involved in all aspects of social media marketing
  • Mentored a team of ten agents. Cultivated and maintained relationships with various escrow and title companies, lenders, appraisers, and property inspectors
  • Provided clients with a Current Market Analysis of the value of their property.
  • Negotiated with lender on behalf of the seller to accept a lower payoff amount on their mortgage.
  • Created and delivered seminars for company agents regarding how to negotiate with the proper consciousness.

SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY               Los Angeles California           1991 to 2010

Consultant

  • Mentored a team of four new licensed agents .
  • Oversaw the purchase of foreclosed properties for the purpose of rehabilitation and resale.
  • Examined clients’ business objectives and problems and provided recommendations.
  • Supervised photography and copy write to ensure eye-catching property ads.
  • Outside of the box methods and strategies to improve performance and quality.

CLUB 111- PALM CANYON                   Palm Springs, California                          1988 to 1991

Restaurant Owner / Operator

  • Conceived, implemented and managed strategic plans to ensure a profitable restaurant.
  • Initiated and promoted a positive atmosphere to guarantee each customer exceptional experience.
  • Directed the front and back of the house to maintain adequate staffing and minimize overtime.
  • Guided and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures. Solicited vendors to obtain the best quality, most cost effective prices and products.
  • Developed business relationships throughout the city with big business owners and city officials.
  • Managed seven employees.

MARBLE WORKS                                        Los Angeles, California                      1982 to 1988

Interior Design Consultant

  • Originated and developed creative design concepts per client requests.
  • Interfaced with design team members, including contractors, consultants, fabricators, architects.
  • Facilitated requests regarding product information, installation, and product upgrades.
  • Resolved client issues.
  • Staged model homes under or on budget constraints.
  • Selected furniture and accessories and lighting fixtures.
  • Researched fabrics, floor and wall covering, antiques and accessories.

EDUCATION

Interior Design and Home Furnishing              University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

California Department of Real Estate                Licensed through January 2018

Certified Life Coach 2015                                        Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching. Miami Florida