Compass’ Leading Ladies Guide Clients to Real Estate Success

Whether a family home or a getaway retreat, luxury real estate starts with Compass’ all-star agents. With the mission to help everyone find their place in the world, Compass pairs technology with local talent to guide clients through an intelligent, seamless search and sell experience.


Compass’ new Westlake Village office features several top female realtors dedicated to real estate success.


Denise Arledge & Joyce Manocchia

Embracing the motto that “Excellence is expecting more than others think possible,” the Arledge Group uses their 40+ years of real estate experience to put clients’ needs first. With expertise selling homes in the Conejo Valley, San Fernando Valley, Ventura, Mammoth and Orange County, Denise and Joyce are top producers, approved short sales negotiators with Bank of America and noted among the Top 1,000 Agents in the U.S. in the Wall Street Journal.


Lydia Gable

Whether relocating, buying or selling for the first time, or looking to trade up or scale down, count on Lydia and her team to successfully navigate real estate transitions. With a reputation for client satisfaction and appreciation, Lydia uses her expertise and experience to help clients make informed real estate decisions. Her insider tips and knowledge combined with keen negotiation and business resolution skills ensures a price that leaves more in your pocket, whether buying or selling.


Jill Kaufman & Kristy Christensen

Whether buying or selling, the best realtors know the area intimately, understand clients’ needs, prioritize communication, and use advanced technology for updates and market visibility. This client-focused approach combined with her love of the Conejo Valley has made Jill a top-producing Westlake Village realtor. A 20+ year resident, Jill is an area expert, using her extensive experience to help sellers maximize home values. Jill and partner Kristy, also an area resident, take pride in selling for the highest dollar in the least amount of time.


Deborah Kernahan

Celebrating 30+ successful years in real estate, Deborah enjoys the rewards of selling homes and helping families invest in a lifestyle. Having experienced the peaks and valleys of the housing market, Deborah demonstrates an astute ability to adjust to any given market, guided by clients’ needs and expectations. A Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist® and Million Dollar Guild® member, Deborah is among a cadre of agents who work in the top 1.2% of the market, offering a boutique, personalized approach to every client.


Samantha Kirkpatrick

Samantha believes successful real estate transactions result from clear communication, understanding and trust between client and agent. Known for her strong negotiation skills and thorough knowledge of real estate contracts and disclosures, Samantha is committed to consistent, honest communication and client satisfaction. With a background in building, development and real estate lending, this top-producing Conejo Valley agent provides unique insight into transactions from a construction and financial perspective.


Nicki LaPorta & Karen Crystal

Nicki and Karen work together representing buyers and sellers, providing a personalized approach to achieve clients’ unique real estate goals. With Nikki’s expertise in new construction and high-end luxury real estate and Krystal’s penchant for estate properties, the duo ensures client satisfaction, garnering awards and accolades for their excellent customer service.


Teri Pacitto

With 29+ years in residential real estate and 7 years in real estate appraisal and valuation, Teri brings a high level of expertise to sales and marketing, taking a collaborative approach to help clients buy and sell. Her focus on uncompromising values and professionalism combined with her skills and experience facilitate smooth and successful transactions, ensuring sellers the highest selling price possible. Teri’s in-depth community and market knowledge, excellent marketing savvy and effective negotiation skills enable her to provide comprehensive, professional and caring service to clients throughout Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Her expertise has earned her multiple awards and recognition, including the Chairman Award for representing the top 1% of real estate agents nationwide.


Contact an agent at 805.617.0645 or visit Compass at 2945 Townsgate Road, Suite 300, in Westlake Village.