David Berg is one California’s leading real estate professionals whose success over the past 12 years has earned him a position at the forefront of the Los Angeles real estate scene. Named among REAL Trends’ top 200 agents in the state and top 100 in Los Angeles, David, known to most as “Berg,” puts forth an ideal blend of industry knowledge, negotiation skills and authentic personality, resulting in a seamless and enjoyable transaction for all parties. As one of the original associates at Partners Trust, David has been instrumental in the company’s growth and has joined forces with Partners Trust Co-Founder, F. Ron Smith to form Smith & Berg, a team known as one of the most active on the Westside, especially in new construction, architectural homes, and as the go-to agents for Westside developers.
Acknowledging a shared command over the local market and innate sense of humor, David and F. Ron, with the addition of a handful of key team players, represent the interests of business leaders, celebrities and residential developers, as well as individual buyers and sellers throughout Los Angeles. Smith & Berg have brokered some of the most notable sales on the Westside and their properties are consistently featured in such media outlets as the Los Angeles Times, Curbed and Hollywood Reporter, among others.
With a lifetime of exposure to some of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Los Angeles and more than 12 years of real estate experience, David brings invaluable intel, insight and relationships to the Smith & Berg team. Known for his arsenal of marketing tools, relaxed energy and proven strategies, David is a smart recruit to your end of the negotiation table. With the utmost confidence, he excels in orchestrating seamless transactions all the while managing expectations and maintaining the highest level of integrity among clients and industry peers.
David’s astute knowledge of the financial industry leads to continuous transactions for the likes of banking institutions, the Communication Workers of America Union, Los Angeles Leadership Academy, and the Florence Crittenton Foundation. His experience includes transacting receivership estates, bankruptcy sales, trust sales, short sales, and bank owned properties.
While not at the office, you may find David at one of L.A.’s many sports arenas. Having played ice hockey for most of his life, the Los Angeles Kings play a large role in Berg family fun. David lives with his wife and two sons in Westwood. He loves to paint and study new trends in architecture and design.
David knows his markets and is extremely tactful in terms of his strategies and planning. I would highly recommend David to both experienced and first time buyers.
— Tracy and Mitch Waldstein
It is with great pleasure that I recommend David Berg. I have known David for years and he has represented me in numerous real estate transactions with great results. I have the highest respect for his professional attitude and work ethic and would expect to do business together many times again in the future.
— Norm Schifman
Dave couldn't have done a better job. Really stuck with me and showed a lot of character working so hard on a deal for a long time.
— Michael Sloan
He was really helpful and knowledgeable regarding the real estate market. He was understood exactly what we were looking for and assisted in finding our perfect property.
— Jordan and Bret Slater
David is a savvy hard working real professional who has a focus on residential income property. He stands out from many agents due to his market knowledge, unique marketing approach and legal insights. He is someone I would use as my own agent.
— Danny Monempour
I would highly recommend David Berg of Partner's Trust as an outstanding Realtor. He recently was instrumental in selling my home that had been on the market for several months with another brokerage firm.
— Malcolm Riley
David has sold two multi-family apartment properties for my family and is currently listing a new one for us. I have found him to be very forward-thinking and proactive in getting deals done.
— David Moses
David is the ONLY broker who after approaching me with the standard realtor opening line of .."I have someone who wants to buy your house.." ACTUALLY did and at the price we wanted! Dave navigated and executed flawlessly causing a seamless and stressless transaction. He under promised and over performed!”
Partners Trust is a discerning and conscientious real estate company who leverages
its global network, media savvy and command of the market to provide high net–worth
individuals across Los Angeles a discreet and peerless level of real estate service.