Forbes Global Properties Expands its Reach in California with the Addition of Christie Realty Group to its Luxury Real Estate Network

With more than 30 years of experience in luxury property sales, Christie Realty Group has been selected to represent the brand in burgeoning Ventura County


Westlake Village, California (August 4, 2021): Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to welcome California’s Christie Realty Group to its prestigious ranks.

With offices in Oxnard and Westlake Village, the brokerage is led by industry veteran Steven Christie and has an established history of success in luxury property sales. The firm has been selected as the fifth Forbes Global Properties member brokerage in the state of California and expands the network’s reach across Ventura County.

“We look forward to providing our clients with the international reach and premier marketing services of Forbes Global Properties, coupled with the local market knowledge and Christie Realty Group’s hallmark service.”
—Stephen Christie, Christie Realty Group

Established in 2020 as the exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties extends branding and marketing services to Christie Realty Group and other top-tier real estate brokerage firms. As a member of this exclusive network, Christie Realty Group will capitalize on Forbes’ engaged audience of more than 100 million monthly global visitors to connect, inspire, and inform affluent potential homebuyers and sellers about the finest properties for sale around the world.

Reserved for luxury properties, showcases a curated collection of high-value homes for sale worldwide. Through Christie Realty Group, the website now also includes luxury residences from Westlake Village, Bell Canyon, Lake Sherwood, and Spanish Hills along with exceptional properties throughout Ventura County and the Ventura County coastline.

“Ventura County is a hidden gem with beautiful neighborhoods and amazing properties,” said Stephen Christie of Christie Realty Group. “Affluent clients are enticed by the relaxed countryside feel and luxurious lifestyle offerings like world-class shopping, fine dining, and award-winning schools. I have enjoyed being a part of this community and watching it grow. We look forward to providing our clients with the international reach and premier marketing services of Forbes Global Properties, coupled with the local market knowledge and Christie Realty Group’s hallmark service.”

“Recently ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 Emerging Luxury Housing destinations, California’s metro area of Oxnard, Thousand Oaks and Ventura, is an ideal location for our latest expansion,” said Alex Lange, CEO of Forbes Global Properties. “We are delighted to welcome the highly regarded team at Christie Realty Group to represent our network in this increasingly popular luxury destination. As acknowledged year after year with awards and client referrals and accolades, Christie Realty Group exemplifies our commitment to delivering dedicated client service paired with deep market expertise.”

Membership in the Forbes Global Properties network will provide Christie Realty Group, and in turn their clients, with:

  • Access to Forbes’ engaged worldwide audience, with homes presented to potential buyers across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties print, digital, and social media channels with expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial.
  • A unique and innovative forum for member agents to collaborate and transact.
  • A suite of tools and resources backed by actionable analytics, in-depth editorial, and timely social media content.
  • A dedicated page on, and exclusive advertising opportunities and access to Forbes’ premier conferences, events, and touchpoints.

About Christie Realty Group
Christie Realty Group has helped more than 4,000 families in Southern California fulfill their home ownership dreams and real estate investment goals. Drawing from over 30 years of experience and negotiating skills, the team understands the needs of their clients and allows them to create expectations that differentiate them from the competition. Christie Realty Group offers a knowledgeable and honest approach to real estate and is unwavering in their commitment to keep clients abreast of market conditions and strategies, applying a tried and proven proactive marketing plan, and advising of the best financing available. This unparalleled level of service meets integrity and commitment for all clients and reinforces long-standing relationships. For more information about Christie Realty Group, visit

About Forbes Global Properties
A natural extension of the time-honored Forbes brand, Forbes Global Properties is a curated consumer marketplace that connects discerning buyers directly to the world’s finest homes and the elite agents that represent them. The invitation-only network spans approximately 120 locations across the U.S., Asia, Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Europe and provides member firms with an innovative suite of marketing, editorial, and advertising services. More than 100 million monthly visitors to enjoy unrivaled access to an elite collection of properties presented within the hallmark context of trusted editorial content and timely market data. For more information, visit

For media queries, please contact:
Stephen Christie, Christie Realty Group, +1 805.582.9500, [email protected]
Lori Levin, Rubenstein Public Relations, +1 212.805.3013, [email protected]


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