Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty announces the promotions of Wendy Purvey to President and COO, Kellen Porter to Vice President/General Manager for the San Diego market, and the hiring of Christi Carrillo as Sales Director for the San Diego region.

According to Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Owner and CEO Brian Arrington, significant changes over the past year have allowed the company to move in a very different direction. “Our focus is 100% on elevating our agents and providing them with quality and a strong foundation to excel in the luxury real estate market. To that end, we continue to bring in top-level talent to support our agents in all areas of their business.”


Wendy Purvey, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, adds the role of President to her title of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty. Purvey’s 34-year exceptional real estate career has been an invaluable advantage for the firm and the glue behind and in front of the scenes directing, delegating, and resolving. Her accountability and high productivity have significantly contributed to our successful momentum and positive trajectory. In addition, Purvey understands the power of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand in exceeding consumer expectations and its’ strength to bring top-tier support for agents.



Kellen Porter has been promoted to Vice President and General Manager for the San Diego region. Kellen joined Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty as the Manager of the company’s metro San Diego offices and quickly earned respect for his accountability, accessibility, and real estate skill and knowledge. “Kellen Porter knows the San Diego market inside and out,” says Brian Arrington. “In the new role, he will provide our brokers the absolute highest level of guidance and support available and assist our company to grow and evolve.” Prior to Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, Porter managed real estate brokerages in resort markets in Colorado and was a Broker/Owner of a Los Angeles brokerage.



Christi Carrillo joins the Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty team as the Sales Director for the company’s flagship La Jolla office.  With 17 years in the industry, Christi’s coastal California experience positions her perfectly to support the unique La Jolla market. Christi has evolved her passion for real estate into successfully coaching agents on increasing their business and maximizing their productivity. According to Arrington, “Christi adds another dimension to our management team in San Diego. With her stellar reputation in the industry and track record of empowering brokers, she is the right addition at the right time to support our agents.”


With a truly global network, in-house marketing and technology support, and a dynamic local leadership team, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty is for those agents who are dedicated to taking their business to the next level.

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