Melea Johnston-Avrach, Recognized by as a 2024 Top Agent

Having global reach and community, Melea regularly deals with clients on all five continents, providing support and knowledge with the greatest of care.

A Luxury Real Estate Advisor, Melea is Head of Compass Real Estate – Melea Avrach and Associates, JustCallMA, LLC situated in Pasadena, California. She has an intimate knowledge and deep passion for the neighborhoods of Los Angeles, the Northeast area, and especially Altadena.

Melea’s stellar reputation is a testament to her keen insight, genuine commitment to helping others, and results-driven approach. She consistently delivers exceptional service to her discerning clientele, ensuring seamless and successful transactions. 

Specializing in catering to the needs of fashion and entertainment industry professionals, Melea has previously excelled as a top producer at a renowned brokerage firm in Los Angeles. With an impressive portfolio and a proven track record, she has now brought her exceptional talents to Compass.

A key strength of Melea lies in her ability to provide clients with unmatched attention, discretion, and integrity. This has enabled her to cultivate a diverse client base, ranging from first-time homebuyers to investors, celebrities, musicians, and estate holders. Additionally, she has cultivated strong relationships with estate managers, divorce planners, and specialized service providers, catering to properties featuring unique amenities such as music and sound studios, theaters, and creative lifestyle features.

With an illustrious career spanning over eight years and running, Melea has cemented her position as a top producing agent in the upscale Los Angeles real estate market. Her exceptional skills and dedication have garnered her numerous accolades, including recognition as an outstanding agent with a track record exceeding $100 million in luxury sales. 

Notably, LA Weekly has spotlighted Melea as one of the Real Estate Professionals to Watch in 2023, while Pasadena magazine has showcased her in the esteemed Influential Fifty list. Furthermore, her expertise has been sought after by prominent publications like The Wall Street Journal.

Outside of real estate, Melea is involved in several philanthropic endeavors in Los Angeles. Moreover, she has devoted many years to serving in various volunteer leadership roles within local schools and collaborating with the local Fire Safe Council to enhance safety in the foothills neighborhoods of Los Angeles.

In her personal life, Melea lives in the Foothills of Los Angeles with her husband and children. She is an active member in the community, an exercise and adventure enthusiast, and a baseball mom who loves to dance. She derives joy from playing pickleball, immersing herself in music and arts, and keeping up with the latest trends in fashion. 

Fluent in English, Korean, Thai, and Spanish, Melea effortlessly navigates across various cultural and linguistic landscapes.

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