Realtor®/Director of Sports and Entertainment
Rod Watson is an elite agent in every sense of the phrase. With a wealth of experience in finance, contracts, negotiation, and Southern California real estate, Rod skillfully structures deals designed to put his clients in their dream homes. Whether he’s assisting buyers in locating an ideal property that meets their emotional and financial needs or helping developers, professional athletes, business managers, wealth managers, and investors tackle their next pursuit, Rod offers his clients high-caliber service they won’t find elsewhere.
As director of sports and entertainment at Revel Real Estate, Rod has closed nearly $100 million in sales since 2008. He was named one of the Top 25 Social Media Real Estate Marketers on Instagram by Placester in 2015 and Property Spark in 2018. A master at creating lasting relationships, Rod has earned his impressive reputation through a commitment to personalized service. While leading his buyers and sellers through smooth closings, he builds trust by offering them unwavering dedication and expert guidance.
Rod’s success is the product of his unremitting work ethic and top-notch professional package. Inspired to enter the industry when his godmother asked him for help at the beginning of the housing crisis, transitioning from short sales navigation to high-end real estate was an endeavor in strategic grit. Always pushing forward, Rod’s tenacity knows no limits. A go-getter who built his career from the ground up, Rod extends his ambition toward each client’s goals. He knows how to get you where you’re going. You’ll see this in his approach: He’s available to assist clients around-the-clock and calls on an abundance of professional resources to ensure that no dream is too big and no challenge is too complex.
With a background that extends into producing and hosting an ESPN radio show, as well as producing real estate reality TV shows for Fox5 and CW6, Rod knows that marketing and a strong presence are essential to success in luxury real estate. He utilizes his command of both to his clients’ benefit. Committed to meeting every need and wildly exceeding every expectation, Rod focuses on more than just property sales. He uses the tactics that brought him success as a pro athlete to create and execute individualized market strategies. Your success isn’t just the here and now—it’s down the road. It’s your return on investment. It’s your upside potential. When you work with Rod, there’s only upside.