Lee LaPlante, Recognized by BestAgents.us as a 2024 Top Agent

A local expert with global outreach, Lee excels in luxury real estate in The Golden State, consistently striving for client satisfaction. 

An esteemed realtor, Lee is a Global Luxury Estates Director at Coldwell Banker Realty, working out of offices in both Malibu and Pacific Palisades. Her greatest satisfaction is the joy her clients receive from buying and selling with a trusted advisor and a skilled consultant by their side. 

Known for her determination, empathy, and commitment to meeting her clients’ needs, Lee places great emphasis on transparent and frequent communication. Through this approach, she not only establishes trust but also facilitates smooth and seamless transactions.

Thriving on the fast pace of the business, Lee is a Certified Relocation Specialist, a Luxury Property Specialist, a Certified Architectural Specialist, and a mentor to several newer Realtors®. 

Leveraging an inclusive network of professionals, she assists with various aspects of her clients’ requests, including moving, remodeling, and relocation. Her ultimate goal is to witness the happiness and contentment of her clients, placing their housing desires as her top priority. 

Born and raised on Long Island’s north shore, Lee spent summers in the Hamptons, earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Connecticut College, and worked in Manhattan for 12 years before relocating to the West Coast. Extensively well-traveled, her work as a contemporary art dealer (formerly the Director of Lee Arthur Studio) led her from New York’s 7 Bond Street to Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Delhi, Madras, Cairo, Venice, Rome, Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Caracas. 

Throughout her extensive career, Lee has honed impressive sales and marketing skills since earning her real estate license in 1997, establishing a substantial database of satisfied clients and esteemed colleagues. Her enduring passion for luxury real estate continues to drive her toward achieving remarkable milestones and providing exceptional service to her diverse clientele.

Recognizing her stellar performance, Lee was recently honored as a 2023 Real Estate All-Star by Los Angeles Magazine, placing her in the top 1.49% of realtors nationwide. This accolade is a testament to her outstanding achievements within the real estate industry. 

Within Coldwell Banker Realty, a prestigious company with 96,000 Realtors®, Lee’s remarkable success positions her in the top 3% of agents worldwide. Additionally, she has been named by RealTrends + Tom Ferry’s America’s Best Real Estate Professionals as ranking in the top 1.49% of more than 1.6 million licensed realtors®️ nationwide.

Married in 1996 to Leo LaPlante, a Malibu resident since 1978, Lee and Leo are proud parents of twin daughters, born in 2002. Lee is also stepmother to two grown sons, based in New York City and Austin, Texas.

Active in several charities where she serves on the board, Lee is a past Director of the Malibu Association of Realtors, a Board Member of The Cornucopia Foundation and is the current President and past board member of her neighborhood Property Owner’s Association in Malibu.

Learn More about Lee LaPlante:

Through her Best Agent’s profile, https://bestagents.us/profile?agent=2121118, through Coldwell Banker Realty, https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/ca/malibu/agent/lee-laplante/aid_6463/ or through her website, https://leelaplante.com/about

About Best Agents

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