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Francis ("Frank") George Symons, Jr. serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Western Region for Sotheby's International Realty. Upon joining the company in 1995, Frank created the company’s first Western Region office located in Beverly Hills. Since then, he has been instrumental in establishing 26 offices throughout the Western Region. In addition, Frank helped the company acquire real estate firms in greater Los Angeles, Montecito/Santa Barbara, Carmel/Monterey, Ventura County, and Sonoma.
Prior to joining Sotheby's International Realty, Frank owned and operated the brokerage firm, Frank Symons Realtors. He is a member of the Beverly Hills/Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors and served as President of the Association in 1990. In the same year, he was honored as "Realtor of the Year". Among his affiliations, Frank is a member of Realtor Associations throughout the state of California. He served as a director of the California Association of Realtors and, in 2015, Frank was appointed a directorship with the National Association of Realtors.
Frank is an active participant in the local community and was recently named "Citizen of the Year" by the Friends of Robinson's Gardens of Beverly Hills. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Fraternity of Friends who support the arts in Los Angeles.