Penny Liu

Penny Liu obtained a Master in Real Estate from Cornell University and a Bachelor in Business-Economics from UCLA. Penny comes from a prominent family in the real estate industry and exhibited a natural talent at a young age. Penny has received numerous accolades stemming from her abilities to breakdown the perceived barriers in the real estate industry. As such, Penny has worked on residential and commercial real estate projects in Southern California, Las Vegas, New Orleans, China, and Columbia. In 2006, Penny was recognized by the National Association of Realtors as one of the Top 30 Realtors under 30 years old. As a rising star in the real estate industry, Penny's career has also been featured on Forbes Magazine.

Education
  • Cornell University:
        
    Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate
  • UCLA:
        
    Bachelor of Arts
        
    Major: Business Economics
        
    Minor: Accounting
International and National Experience
  • Develop customize marketing strategy for developers such as Toll Brothers targeting Chinese communities
  • China - Since 2002, worked with Shimao, one of the biggest developer in China, and brought US investors to buy residential and commercial properties in China
    • US Sales and Marketing Manger from 2008-2011
    • In October of 2009, sold198 properties in 6 weeks worth over $39 million
    • Average annual sales revenues was $15 million from cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Xiamen, and Harbin (China)
  • China - Managing Partner of Journey Inn, an extended stay hotel with over a hundred bedrooms
  • Columbia - Worked with Ospinas, one of the biggest developers in Columbia, in analyzing their Free Trade Zone project at Bogota Airport
  • New Orleans - Worked with non-profit group Acorn, to redesign and rebuild the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina
  • Las Vegas - sold condotels at MGM and new condo conversions on the Strip
Local Experience
  • Family/Partner owns and manage 7 Re/Max offices with 240 agents and 30 salaried staff
  • In 2010, the company sold 1,694 homes worth over $870 million
  • Extensive experience in working with REO, short sale, investors, first time home owners, and sellers
Financial Experience
  • Analyst - Worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Financial Advisory Services department
  • Tax - worked with non-profit group VITA to help low-income individuals file tax returns
  • Stocks - Interned at Smith Barney as a financial sales assistant
Professional Licenses and Designation
  • California Real Estate Broker License
  • Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS)
  • Graduate Realtor Institute Designation (GRI)
  • Short Sale & Foreclosure Certificate (SFR)
REALTOR® Appointments
  • National Association of REALTORS®
    • President Liaison to Hong Kong (2015)
    • Ambassador Association to Malaysia (2014-2015)
  • California Association of REALTORS®
    • Board of Director (2014)
    • Pro Standard Committee Member (2013-2014)
    • Global Real Estate Forum Committee Member (2013-2014)
  • Tri-Counties Association of REALTORS®
    • Board of Director (2013-2015)
    • Chair of Global Business Alliance (2014-2015)
    • Chair of Young Professionals Network-YPN (2013-2014)
    • Grievance Committee (2013-2015)
  • Beverly Hills/ Greater Los Angeles Association of REALTORS®
    • Chair of the Global Committee (2014-2015)
  • Cornell Program of Real Estate Advisory Board
  • UCLA Alumni Scholarship Committee
  • National Association of Realtor
  • CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocate
Languages
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

 

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