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A family history in Orange County, California that spans 100 years gives Alan Cottle unrivaled insight and perspective when it comes to marketing his clients’ luxury Newport Beach properties. After spending his childhood in Orange County, he moved to Utah for college and became an established commercial and residential real estate developer as the Founder and Manager of Cottle Capital Group for the past 30 years. The allure of the Southern California lifestyle and the desire to be close to family called him back when he was recruited by Engel & Volkers Newport Beach. Recognizing the strong connection between Orange County and Utah in terms of luxury real estate and second homeownership, Alan is a valuable addition to the team.

As a former Vice President of a Hyatt Corporation, Alan has successfully developed both residential and commercial real estate projects throughout the United States. There, he reported to Penny Pritzker, a former United States Secretary of Commerce.

Thanks to his experience that runs deep in the real estate world, Cottle offers clients unsurpassed, professional deal structuring capabilities coupled with business savvy and understanding of market conditions. Primarily focused on residential real estate sales throughout  Orange County, Mr. Cottle's passion for structuring successful real estate transactions – from planning and design to financing, building, and marketing – is a tremendous benefit to discerning sellers.

Alan has been married for more than 30 years and has six children, two of whom reside in Orange County with his three grandchildren. He is an avid boating and adventure enthusiast and connoisseur of the idyllic Newport Beach lifestyle.