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Billy Rose

The Agency

Los Angeles, US

Founder and President

The Agency

Billy Rose


Founder and President of The Agency, Billy Rose, has been the recipient of numerous accolades, including being chosen as a finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 2017 and selected (on multiple occasions) by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter for their Top Real Estate Agent lists. Under his leadership, The Agency has been named among Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for two consecutive years.

In September 2011, Billy founded The Agency upon the underlying principle that the brokerage was to operate as an undivided, integrated organization. As President of The Agency, Billy oversees not only the general (resale) practice of the company, but also the organization’s prodigious, global New Development division and The Agency Creates, a stand-alone creative agency providing design, PR, branding, social media, advertising, web design and digital marketing services for more than $4 Billion in luxury real estate, resort, development and luxury lifestyle brands.

An expert in architecture and design, Billy has served as a judge for the American Institute of Architects Residential Design Awards. He is a frequent guest speaker, panellist and commentator on all things “real estate,” having been featured in such outlets as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Financial Times, and CNN.

Billy Rose’s Newsfeed

07 Aug 2018
The Billion Dollar Lot — Yes, It’s Finally Come to That

“When you pencil it out, I don’t really see how the dots connect for a developer,” says Billy Rose, president and co-founder of The Agency. When asked about potential buyers, Rose speculated that perhaps a wealthy family could build a compound there. Or he imagined an enclave of elite, like-minded billionaires creating the most technologically advanced community of all time...

30 Jul 2018
The Real Deal
The Agency set to launch in Miami

The Agency, a Los Angeles-based brokerage with more than 350 agents, is opening an outpost in Miami...Mauricio Umansky, Billy Rose and Blair Chang founded the Beverly Hills-based firm in 2011. Since then, the company has been on an expansion tear, hiring new agents and opening new locations in almost every major residential market in the country.

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Billy Rose’s Background

Founder and President
Sep 2011 - Present
Los Angeles, US
The Agency is a full-service, luxury real estate brokerage and lifestyle company representing clients worldwide in a broad spectrum of classes, including single-family residential, new development, resort and hospitality, residential leasing, and luxury vacation rental.
Rose + Chang | Executive Directors - Architectural Division
Jan 2005 - Aug 2011
Los Angeles, US
The leaders in properties of fine design and architectural distinction throughout Los Angeles.
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Other Business Interests

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Billy Rose Design
Designer and Developer
1990 - 2011
Los Angeles, US
Architectural, interior and landscape design and development of numerous luxury residential projects of various styles.
1991 - 2010
Los Angeles, US

Billy Rose’s Education

Bachelor of Science, Political Science
1983 - 1986
BA, Politics
1973 - 1983