Ed is a native San Diegan, UCLA, LEAD San Diego and FBI Citizens Academy graduate, and resides in the WindanSea area of La Jolla. Ed has an intimate knowledge of San Diego's old neighborhoods, its coastline and the "Platinum Triangle" of La Jolla, Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe. Ed has been named a San Diego Magazine FIVE STAR agent for many years and is the 1997 recipient of the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers' Association's McNaught-Davis / Knox Award, its highest professional honor.
Ed is a Member of the Top Producers Group of La Jolla Realtors since 1995 and with Pacific Sotheby's International Realty in La Jolla since 2015. Ed has successfully represented numerous luxury ocean front and estate properties over the years. His strong negotiating skills, incredible product knowledge, great community connections, and extraordinary service have served his clients well. Ed has a great Texas, Arizona and Sports and Entertainment Industry client list. In 2009, he closed a combined record sale for the 92037 zip code at 1900 Spindrift Drive $18,150,000 (highest ever on a sandy beach) and 1912 Spindrift Drive $8,000,000, for a total of $26,150,000. In 2013, he closed the fifth highest single parcel sale in La Jolla history at 9736 La Jolla Farms Road for $18,500,000. Veteran La Jolla real estate broker, Cynthia Jones Levin, is part of Ed's team and has a strong client base with the high end Spanish speaking market and a legacy of outstanding service for over 30 years.
Ed is a Member of the Pacific Council on International Policy, Kyoto Prize Symposium Host Committee, Rotary Club of La Jolla, UCSD Real Estate Roundtable, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Fishman Fund Advisory Board, San Diego Opera, Honorary Deputy Sheriff's Association, Rest & Aspiration Club, UCLA and FBI San Diego Citizens Academy Alumni Associations, and the Mary, Star of The Sea Knights of Columbus Council #10117. Ed enjoys music, art, fine dining, reading, movies, travel, guitar, swimming and hiking.