Ilene Wallach has lived in Newport Coast for over 20 years—almost since Newport Coast's inception. As a result, she possesses an intimate understanding of the area, the schools, and the surrounding Newport Beach communities. Ilene prides herself on the extreme care and attention that she dedicates to each of her transactions, treating each of them as if they were her own purchase or sale. She uses her refined negotiation skills to ensure successful results for clients whether she is representing buyers or sellers. Ilene continually strives to assist her clients in maximizing their investments.
Prior to working in residential real estate, Ilene worked for Texaco Inc. and Shell Oil Companies in marketing, pricing, and real estate. Coordinating efforts with many internal and external departments such as engineering design and city agencies, Ilene successfully negotiated multimillion-dollar land deals, product agreements, and leases while working through many financial, legal, and environmental issues. Gaining a degree in business from the University of Maryland and working in a corporate environment for over 16 years has given Ilene a comprehensive understanding of the importance of product knowledge, communication, and personalized customer service.
Ilene currently resides in Newport Coast with her husband and three children. Her family enjoys traveling and various sports activities. As an active member of her community, Ilene volunteers her time with a variety of organizations ranging from public education to sports.
Ilene is an agent with Surterre, a top luxury residential real estate brokerage known for its teamwork and integrity. Surterre is one of the only brokerages with an in-house team of 15 marketing experts to deliver innovative marketing to its agents and clients not only in Orange County, but all over the world.