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Friday, February 23, 2024


Frankie Morales, California Listings Co-Founder and Publisher:
Frankie Morales is a Los Angeles native and longtime lover of real estate and architecture. Morales first stepped into real estate media in 2000 as the assistant editor at Builder & Developer magazine. After working for several regional titles, Morales ventured out in 2006 to start his own lifestyle media firm with the launch of dot Newsmagazine. In 2009, Morales struck a deal to merge with Frontiers Media, then considered the biggest niche lifestyle regional publication in the nation. Morales has developed an expansive influence in real estate media, too. In addition to roles at Luxury Listings NYC, The Real Deal New York, Haute Living Los Angeles, and Haute Living San Francisco, Morales was influential in elevating the global luxury real estate site HauteResidence.com as well as launching its first-ever print format and real estate summits. Most notably, Morales was the key figure in bringing The Real Deal to Los Angeles in 2018, creating an online, print and event presence on the west coast.
Connect with Frankie by e-mail: frankie@californialistings.com
Jeff Katz, California Listings Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief:
Jeff Katz has had his finger on the pulse of Los Angeles news for more than a decade. From entertainment features and celebrity interviews to business news and real estate profiles, Katz’s work has appeared in the L.A. Times, San Francisco Magazine, Life & Style, Current by Newsweek, Frontiers and IN L.A. Magazine, where he worked alongside Frankie Morales. In 2009, Katz joined the editorial team at leading national lifestyle publication Instinct Magazine as Associate Editor, before taking over as Editor-in-Chief in 2012. With a passion for social justice, Katz transitioned into leading communications for a Los Angeles-based nonprofit in 2014, while continuing to contribute to publications and online platforms as a freelance writer and editor.
Connect with Jeff by e-mail: jeff@californialistings.com
Vahid Pourhabib, California Listings Co-Founder and Web Developer:
Vahid Pourhabib knows good code. With 18 years experience in programming, software and web development, Pourhabib has turned media dreams into gorgeous, user-friendly platforms across various media sectors. Pourhabib has put his vast experience in Industrial Engineering and Information Technology to good use for brands including, Pars TV, Hamrah Radio and The Real Deal, as then colleague to Frankie Morales. Connect with Vahid by e-mail: vahid@californialistings.com