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TISHA JANIGIAN Broker Owner REALTOR® CalBRE Lic. 01970391 BROKER CalBRE Lic. 02098386


As broker and owner, I have been in sales from a young age and in the real estate business since 2015. As such, I am well acquainted with the fine art of negotiating and finding my clients the best deals. Originally from the Boston area and a graduate of Babson College, I moved back to Los Angeles in 2012 with my two sons to start over after a divorce.

Both my parents and the experiences I went through during that time inspired me to become a real estate broker and start SHE IS HOPE Realty, the nonprofit SHE IS HOPE LA and SHE IS HOPE LA Boutique to help single mothers transition back into the workplace. A percentage of every transaction goes back to SHE IS HOPE LA to uplift single mother families. I personally conduct all of the training and mentoring for my team and am always recruiting agents looking for a change or new agents who want to give back to the community.

A member of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, CRISNet MLS, California Association of Realtors, and the National Association of Realtors. I am  a 2024 District Vice President for Women's Council of Realtors California, 2023 President of the Women's Council of Realtors Los Angeles Network and 2022 President-Elect; 2024 SRAR Board of Directors, 2024 SRAR Business Technology and Member Engagement Committees; 2024 CAR Transaction & Regulatory, Fair Housing Policy and  Homeownership Housing Committees; 2023 SRAR Grievance Committee Member, 2023 SRAR Event Committee Member, 2023 SRAR Realtor Expo Task Force; Performance Management Network (PMN) Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification, Probate Certification, Green Certification: in 2022 I was 1 of 5 Realtors in the Nation to be a recipient of the NAR Volunteering Works Program: 2022 Chair of the SRAR Equal Opportunity, Housing & Diversity Committee, a member of the 2021 SRAR Equal Opportunity & Housing Committee, Co-Chair of the SRAR 2021 Fair Housing and Diversity Sub-Committee: member of the SRAR 2021 Senior Event Sub-Committee, and a member of the SRAR 2021 Home Buyer Sub-Committee. As an agent during my tenure at Pinnacle Estate Properties, I was awarded Top Sales and with other companies, I was awarded Top Sales & Service as well as Top Salesperson.  2024 President of the Business Before Breakfast BNI Chapter. Find more info about me at SHE IS HOPE LA.

  • Angela Setters Bessard
    CalBRE Lic. 02068533
    Passionate. Driven. Innovative. These three words simply describe Angela and the life that she embraces. Born with a desire to help others, she has designed her life to do just that. Angela has been changing lives for over thirty years by teaching people how to use their credit to create wealth. Her relentless dedication to creating success for her clients is a game changer as
    she helps them navigate “credit confusion” and reach for their dreams. Whether it’s purchasing a home, a new car, or financing a new business, she helps her clients understand how to utilize the intimidating world of credit for their benefit.

    Angela is a celebrated and influential speaker
    who shares her unique insights and expertise on
    credit management with some of the world’s
    major financial firms and local businesses.

    Angela is also a hands-on dedicated wife of Pastor Ralph & mother to her sons Jordan & Justin. Pastor Ralph is founder of Crossover Ministries and Project Engage, both passion projects and outreach focused on loving, helping and educating people to be more than Conquerors!

  • Philandria Washington
    CalBRE Lic. 02212547
    Philandria Washington has spent the past 15 years managing affordable and luxury apartment complexes in the greater Los Angeles area. She has extensive experience in maintenance, negotiating, property inspections and market research. She is also the owner of Integrity Business Consulting, a firm that helps small business owners create and execute their business plans. She loves helping people accomplish their goals and realizing their true potential. She lives by the saying Believe. Plan. Execute. Using what she learned as a business consultant and property manager she's developed a seamless system that will guide you into your ideal living space utilizing technology and constant personal communication. Her commitment to excellence, dedication to her clients and love of her city makes her an invaluable asset for anyone seeking property in the City of Angels. She considers herself a Dream Home Facilitator, making it easier for you to find your Dream Home.

  • LeKenya Lawrence REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02201589
    A highly personable and client-focused REALTOR®, LeKenya Lawrence greatly recognizes and values the trust that real estate buyers, sellers, and investors place in her to help them achieve their goals in a smooth and fulfilling process. With a strong passion for serving the area she calls home and an absolute commitment to ensuring client satisfaction, LeKenya strives to go the extra mile to guide, advise, and educate her clients, effectively empowering them to make well-informed decisions.

    Originally from the Midwest, LeKenya moved to Encino, CA over a decade ago, and she specializes in serving the San Fernando Valley. She has a vast and in-depth understanding of the local market and the numerous opportunities it provides. Leveraging this knowledge, LeKenya is determined to help buyers find their dream homes, effectively market sellers' listings for top dollar, and guide investors in identifying investments with minimum risk and maximum returns.

    Having overseen the renovation of several million-dollar homes in the San Fernando Valley in the last 10 years, LeKenya is knowledgeable in all aspects of construction and home remodeling. She understands what it takes to turn ideas into reality. She will draw on this experience to offer buyers valuable insights on how to revitalize their living spaces, build a custom wine cellar in their new homes, and aid sellers with superior staging to ensure a quick sale.

    With over 30 years of customer service and hospitality experience, LeKenya prides herself on her inherent ability to connect easily with her clients, listen keenly, and intuitively understand their needs before providing innovative solutions tailored to their specific needs. She approaches every transaction with dedication, integrity, and attention to detail while providing a positive and personalized experience to each of her clients to earn their trust, develop solid relationships, and build a loyal clientele base.

    Outside real estate, LeKenya enjoys hosting wine tastings, spending time with family and playing an integral role in the music career of her sister and loving husband of over 20 years. She has one daughter, a graduate of UCLA, that currently resides in Tennessee. She actively serves her church and her San Fernando community by feeding the unhoused and helping single moms through the brokerage she works for. With LeKenya as your go-to REALTOR®, you can be confident that she will not rest until she turns your real estate dreams into a reality!

    LeKenya is a Realtor with the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, CRISnet MLS, and Women’s Council of Realtors Los Angeles.

  • Priti Patel REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02092259
    Priti Patel grew up in the hotel industry being involved in operations since an early age. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. With over 25 years of hospitality experience, her vast background includes ownership, development, financing, operations, sales and marketing, design and planning, and renovations. Mrs. Patel was the first elected female Director at Large with the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) commencing in 1997 while serving two terms. Her accolades and accomplishments continued throughout the years that showcased as Outstanding Women Hotelier of the Year Award for AAHOA 2013, Top Sales Award with Carlson and Wyndham Hotel Groups, a Trip Advisor Excellence Award. Affiliations with Palos Verdes Women’s Group, a member of Georgia Hotel & Lodging Association, North Georgia and SoCal Ambassador with AAHOA, and Cobb Executive Women to name a few. In January, 2021, Mrs. Patel became the Western United States Vice President of Creative Lending Solutions, a long-time authority in commercial real estate loans. CLS specializes in acquisition, development and construction projects, including retail properties, office buildings, multi-family residential properties, gas stations and hotels.

  • Jonathan J. Sarrow REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02151231
    With over two decades experience negotiating and closing complex multi-billion dollar deals in the business arena for companies such as CBS and FOX, you have a trusted advisor who can navigate today’s real estate market. These negotiations required strategic planning, patience, precision, my legal background and ultimately problem solving with people to get the deal done and preserve good relationships. Today I bring this background to real estate, providing the experience to manage and close what is one of the most significant transactions you can make. Real estate is more than a home – it is a way to build wealth. From day one, when you hire me, you will have a:

    * Experienced negotiator
    * Trusted partnership
    * Patient problem solver
    * Relationship builder
    * Professional
    * Closer.

    I personally handle all aspects of your transaction to ensure your needs are met and your real estate journey is a positive one.

    When I was invited by Tisha Janigian to join her brokerage, SHE IS HOPE Realty, I could not wait to say yes to the opportunity to help people in one of the most siginficant transactions of their lives. We created KABA Real Estate as a investment and luxury subdivision to offer a premium real estate experience no matter what stage of life you are in. That commitment to service is reflected in the Luxury Homes Certification I received from the Residential Real Estate Council.

    Each transaction with SHE IS HOPE Realty and KABA Real Estate supports SHE IS HOPE LA, a non-profit dedicated to uplifting single mother families.

    I am originally from Studio City, CA and received my B.A. in English from UCLA and my J.D. from Loyola Law School. I live in the San Fernando Valley with my wife and two boys, and our ferocious orange tabby named Fred who can be found at @biteycatbook. Please follow me on IG @jonathansarrowrealtor and @kabarealestate, and FB @kabarealestate, and look out for videos on YT @kabarealestate.

  • Zainabu Culpepper REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02191671
    Born and raised in the dynamic melting pot of Los Angeles, Zainabu Culpepper has been surrounded by the music, food, sounds and traditions of LA all her life. As a product of California's vibrant culture and flourishing economy, Zainabu's promise is to lead others to find their perfect property in her beloved hometown.

    Zainabu, affectionately known as Zai, studied at Soka University of America in Mission Viejo and California State University, Los Angeles. Ambitious and inspired, she went on to work at the Los Angeles Business Journal for many years, helping to circulate features such as Who's Who in Real Estate, the top Commercial and Residential Brokerage Firms in Los Angeles and the Wealthiest Angelenos. Her experience has exposed her to the bounty of movers and shakers driving LA's economy.

    With a passion for service in the Los Angeles area, Zai is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of the SHE IS HOPE Realty family, she carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything she does. As a mom herself, she is dedicated to the mission of SHE IS HOPE Realty which donates a portion of every transaction to its non-profit companion, SHE IS HOPE LA, founded by its Broker to educate and empower single mothers.

    When Zai isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for her clients, she enjoys spending time with her two little girls, dancing like there's no tomorrow, and roller skating.

    Zai is a member of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, The MLS, The California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors.

  • Mongar (Moe) Freeman REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02139041
    Originally from Los Angeles, CA, Mongar was raised in Richmond, VA. As a teen, he became a spokesperson for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, traveling throughout the East Coast to bring awareness to childhood cancer. As a childhood cancer survivor, his goal was providing families with in-depth information about the disease and providing hope to families with new diagnosis. His speeches granted him a once in a lifetime opportunity of being invited to the White House. Where he watched former President Bill Clinton sign a bill into law, making September National Childhood Cancer Month. When he wasn’t bringing awareness to the masses, he was still on a stage doing Theatre. His passion for the stage led him to receive a B.A. in Theatre and Dance from James Madison University. A true Southern Californian at heart, he relocated back to Los Angeles in 2018.

    With over 15 years in customer service, Mongar has always found joy in working with people. He has worked with a number of non-profits, and is extremely focused on helping uplift his community. His hobbies include, hiking, dragon boating, stand up comedy/improvisation, and attending sporting and music events. If he isn’t attending a food festival, you can find him cheering for his Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers. His interest in real estate peaked when meeting the owner of SHE IS HOPE Realty, Tisha Janigian. In June of 2021, Mongar received his California Real Estate License and is a member of the Greater Los Angeles Realtors Association and The MLS. His goal as a real estate agent, is the same one he has for his life; be a diligent worker, find the right opportunities for his clients, and seize the moment for a great customer experience.

  • Tiffany Flowers REALTOR®
    CalBRE Lic. 02081903
    Tiffany was born and raised in Southern California, living in the beautiful suburbs of Pasadena -- City of the Roses. She moved with her husband and son to the San Fernando Valley over ten years ago and has become active within her community, acquiring knowledge of the local private and public schools, new developments and local Faith communities Tiffany followed her dreams to pursue becoming a realtor. With a long-time fascination about Real Estate, she studied and cultivated a rich understanding of the Real Estate market. She has also developed a deep respect for the history and memories which rest in each home.

    Helping people and making a difference in their lives is very important to Tiffany. Whether they are in search of their first dream home, a larger home to start their family and raise their children or downsizing to a smaller home as they prepare to retire – guiding clients to make wise decisions is truly what matters most to Tiffany.

    Tiffany cares very much for her clients, one of her clients, expressing Tiffany’s dedication and their gratitude: “Our family met Tiffany by happenstance at an open house. We enjoyed talking with her so much, that when the time came for us to look for a new place to live, we called her. Tiffany is literally the best. She endeavored to understand the needs of our family and then went above and beyond to find us a home. Her professionalism and genuineness are a rare find. I would without hesitation recommend her to anyone.” K. King

    With her passion for Real Estate and her extensive experience in Customer Service, Tiffany is excited to join forces with She Is Hope Realty – a company of high standards and integrity with established and well-trained Agents who are aligned with the company’s core values. As one of those Agents, Tiffany looks forward to helping you find your perfect home!
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