Nolan Raffanello - Realtor®
DRE #02029382

Nolan was born & raised in Brooklyn, New York.  In high school, Nolan grew interested in the hospitality industry prompting him to earn an internship at the 5-star Sherry-Netherland Hotel on 5th Avenue in Manhattan.  It was there at the age of 16, that Nolan began to learn the true meaning of exceptional customer service as he worked closely with high-level celebrities and business professionals.  After graduating high school in 1998, Nolan attended Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI specializing in hospitality & sales management.  In 2002, Nolan graduated with a B.S. in Sales Management and returned to work in New York in a management capacity.

Nolan would gain valuable management & sales experience working in all major divisions of hotel management including marketing, sales & revenue management at various 4 & 5 star properties.  In 2007, Nolan decided to pursue a Graduate Certificate in secondary education at Queens College in Flushing, NY.  After leaving the hotel industry in 2008, Nolan became a student teacher licensed in Social Studies education grades 7-12.  While teaching, Nolan excelled at Queens College successfully completing the Graduate certificate program with a 3.95 GPA.

In late 2010, Nolan and his wife Michele decided to pursue a dream and relocate to sunny southern California!  Nolan began working as a property manager for Archstone Apartments, where he was recognized on numerous occasions for excellent performance.  At Archstone, Nolan enhanced his leadership and customer service abilities.  In the years that followed, Nolan has successfully lead various teams to excel in customer service, revenue growth & occupancy for both the Irvine Company & Sares-Regis Group.

It was in 2016 where Nolan decided to pursue his California Real Estate license and fully utilize many of the skills he has acquired throughout his career.  Nolan's career is defined by delivering exceptional customer service & helping others achieve their goals. 

Nolan is both a Certified First-Time Buyer Specialist and National Association of Realtors® Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor.  In 2018 Nolan was recognized by HomeLight as being in the top 1% of agents in the area. He was in the top 1% of Buyer's Agents and top 5% overall production.  Nolans team is currently the #1 office in Orange County for listings sold!

"After working over ten years in the hotel industry and the past 6 years in multi-family property management, I am thrilled to share this exciting news with you!  I am pleased to announce that I have joined The WRIGHT TEAM at Regency Real Estate in Mission Viejo as a residential real estate agent!.  I feel truly honored that Ed & Angie Wright, founders of Regency Real Estate Brokers, invited me to join their elite hand-picked group of 20 exceptional agents who work together as a unique power team.  The team comes together to brainstorm on how to create the most exceptional client experience from start to finish on every transaction.  Please know that when you hire me, you get the benefits of this entire collaborative team".

"The decision to work with the Wright Team at Regency Real Estate was an easy choice to make.  We share mutual beliefs in integrity, professionalism, and the value of each customer relationship.  This philosophy has been a cornerstone throughout my career in both the hospitality & property management industries.  More than ever, I offer my services with the utmost confidence to all of you.  If there is anything I can do for you, or anyone you know who may need my assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me".

Nolan is a proud husband and father of two boys, residing in beautiful Lake Forest, California.

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If you are looking for an agent that places the needs of his client first, please feel free to connect with me and let's meet on accomplishing your goal whether it is buying, selling or renting!