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Celebrating 41 Years in Malibu Real Estate

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Ellen Francisco is one of Coldwell Banker’s most accomplished real estate agents. She consistently ranks among the top one percent in the nation and is annually honored as a member of Coldwell Banker’s Society of Excellence, the International President’s Elite, and the Top 100 in Southern California.

“My clients deserve the utmost dedication to integrity, service, loyalty, and discretion. I strive to fulfill every clients needs by being a good listener, taking care of the details, and being a competitive negotiator. I will earn your trust every day while walking with you through the process.”


Ellen serves her clients with a deep appreciation and understanding of Malibu’s subtle nuances, unique neighborhoods, and beautiful beaches. This local knowledge allows her to share a valuable perspective only possible through many years of living in the same community in which she has mastered the art of helping people buy and sell their homes and land. Her straight forward approach and outstanding negotiating skills have earned her top honors and the respect of her colleagues and clients. With a warm and engaging style, she has proven time and time again that real estate is her passion and her clients are her top priority.

Award Winning Sales Record

Ellen’s broad experience and attention to detail have produced an impressive sales record and long list of grateful and notable clientele. Whether representing buyers or sellers she provides expert guidance and advice through what can be an exciting yet challenging process. Ellen’s repertoire of inventory includes elegant estates, beachfront, bluff and equestrian properties, and a wide range of homes, townhomes, condos, vacant land, and leases. Visit Ellen’s Sold Properties Portfolio to see the results.

Champion Equestrian

In addition to excelling in her real estate profession, Ellen is a highly accomplished equestrian. She enjoys raising quarter horses and competing in local and national horse events, including quarter horse shows and American Horse Show Association (AHSA) competitions. Ellen and her horses have received numerous honors and rankings, both locally and nationally.

Masters Degree and Counseling Credential

Ellen’s drive, competitive nature, and passion for service have carried over from her earlier career as a highly respected Counselor and Physical Education teacher at Santa Monica High School. She earned her Masters Degree in Physical Education at UCLA, and her Counseling Credential at Cal State University Northridge.

My Team

Leslie Martinez

Leslie Martinez joined Ellen Francisco’s team in 2004, and brings enthusiasm, stamina, and an elegant expertise to the process of buying and selling homes in Malibu. Leslie has lived in Malibu for over 30 years, and has established a deep connection to this particularly majestic location, as well as a real appreciation for the extraordinary Malibu community. Leslie and her husband came to Point Dume in the late eighties, bought land and built a home together. They have raised three children in Malibu, and have enjoyed the benefits of an excellent local public school system, a thriving community, and a wide variety of local recreational, educational, cultural and natural resources.

Their son Dakota has graduated from Pitzer College, daughter Devon has graduated from Yale, and daughter Ren has graduated from USC’s Thornton School of Music. One more testament to the value of a Malibu lifestyle!