Q. What motivates you to work hard?
A. I love real estate and I love what I do. Every day is exciting, every day is different and you never know what’s coming next. I thrive on making things happen for my clients. It’s an incredibly satisfying feeling to make a deal happen and it’s something I strive for every day.
Q. What are 5 best words to describe you?
A. Enthusiastic, Dedicated, Confident, Proactive, Upbeat
Q. What are you most proud of?
A. I am most proud of the balance that I have been able to achieve in my life. I am enthusiastic and passionate about a lot of things and I am 100% committed to everything that I do – work, family, friends, fitness, travel and adventure. The biggest challenge is making enough time in the day to do everything I want to do!
Sally’s professional progression over the past thirty-five plus years has resulted in her becoming one of the top real estate brokers in Southern California and beyond. Sally is President of Aaroe International Luxury Properties with John Aaroe Group in Beverly Hills. In 2015, Sally was ranked the #9 team nationally of all brokers in all companies by WSJ Real Trends for total sales volume. Sally has closed approximately $600,000,000 in total sales over the past two years and she is constantly setting the bar for Los Angeles real estate. She has closed approximately $4 billion in total sales over her entire career. Sally draws on years of real estate experience and a genuine passion for the business. Her extensive industry knowledge ranges from residential sales, luxury and architecturally significant properties, new developments, and commercial transactions.
Sally frequently sets new real estate records. In 2014 she made Beverly Hills real estate history with the sale of 1181 Hillcrest to her client Markus Persson, Swedish billionaire and creator of Minecraft, for $70 million – the most expensive sale ever in Beverly Hills. In 2015 she set a new record in Cheviot Hills, closing the highest recorded sale price ever in the neighborhood for $5,875,000. In addition, she has represented a variety of unique and trophy properties including the Spelling Manor which was, at the time, the highest priced residential property listed for sale at $150,000,000.
Sally is an expert in the luxury real estate market in Los Angeles and internationally. She has spoken on local and international panels and has been quoted in prestigious publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg, CNN, and Forbes. She has also appeared on programs for CNBC, NBCLA, and others, and was interviewed live for CNN Money.
Sally has enlisted a team of experts to assist in the entire process of getting a home sold. In addition to the entire John Aaroe organization, she employs real estate experts, marketing professionals, interior designers and agents to facilitate in the sales, escrow and marketing of each property.
Creative and outstanding marketing is one of Sally’s hallmarks. She works with each client to create a marketing plan tailored specifically for the individual property that targets local, national, and international buyers, business and financial managers, and brokers. She utilizes innovative technology to enhance each listing in print publications, and multiple real estate websites, to reach audiences quickly across the globe.