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Christine Montalvo brings a diverse background as a marketing leader and brand strategist in a variety of industries including art, luxury goods, retail, hospitality and real estate to her role as Vice President of Marketing at Sotheby’s International Realty. While Vice President and International Marketing Director at Christie’s, Christine repositioned and grew the jewelry, watch and wine categories into a global luxury division, spearheaded marketing for Christie’s first auction in Mainland China and launched Christie’s Private Sales division. Prior to her work in the auction business, Christine spent five years at The Seventh Art, a real estate branding agency where she was instrumental in pitching new business and serving clients including Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, Mandarin Oriental, Brown Harris Stevens, Corcoran Sunshine and CORE. She began her career marketing luxury beauty and fragrance brands.
Complimenting her business experience, Christine also brings to her role a special appreciation for the many unique communities Sotheby’s International Realty serves having lived in Manhattan, the Hamptons, Santa Barbara and most recently, Los Angeles. A true global citizen, she has studied abroad in England, France and Japan, and earned a Master of Arts degree in luxury brand management from Istituto di Polimoda in Florence, Italy.