Fran Flanagan

Fran Flanagan

Luxury Estate Director

Meet Fran Flanagan

The Grande Dame of Real Estate in Pacific Palisades

Fran Flanagan is one of the most respected real estate agents in the business. Throughout her more than a four-decade career in Los Angeles, she has been involved in literally thousands of transactions.

Working at the highest level in the real estate business, Fran continues to build a portfolio of loyal clients, friends, and high net worth individuals who value her professionalism, experienced real estate representation and local market knowledge. A longtime resident of the Riviera in Pacific Palisades, she navigates the luxury Westside market with precision and ease. 

Fran Flanagan’s  sales career focuses on estates in Pacific Palisades including the Riviera and nearby areas.  Over the years, she has represented more properties in the Riviera than any other realtor, often at record breaking prices.   Her client list contains some of the most famous names in Los Angeles, celebrities, and bi-coastal and international buyers and sellers. Her client base has grown to include referrals of family members and colleagues of clients and relocating clients who are downsizing. This enlarges her circle to all price ranges, including starter homes and condos. 

Responding to this growth, Fran Flanagan Group was founded this year, including her daughter and partner Liz Jones. Liz had been an award-winning digital marketing pioneer in the entertainment industry until her transition into real estate. 

Fran Flanagan’s passion for real estate is matched by her love for Pacific Palisades, which she has called home for fifty years. “I believe it is the best community in Los Angeles. Pacific Palisades is a small town in a big city.” She is known as an “agent’s agent” and ambassador for Pacific Palisades, networking consistently with other agents among Los Angeles’ top brokerages. She is the first call they make when they have business in Pacific Palisades. Nobody knows the Palisades market better than Fran Flanagan.

Fran’s real estate career has included sales, management, recruiting, training, and risk management. She is a broker and has studied alternative dispute resolution at Pepperdine Law School and estates appraisal at UCLA. During her twenty-year tenure at Jon Douglas Company, she established the corporate relocation department as well as the Estates Division. Fran was the Founding Manager of the Pacific Palisades office, Branch Manager of the flagship Brentwood office, and Westside Regional Manager, where she managed sixteen branch offices from Beverly Hills to Malibu. She founded Fran Flanagan Properties in 1999.

In addition to real estate, Fran is a wonderful asset to L.A.’s Westside community, where she combines her working life with one of philanthropy, the arts, and community involvement.

Fran is a Trustee at Saint John’s Health Center and serves on the Boards of the Irene Dunne Guild, Saint John’s Health Center Foundation, and California Riviera Homeowners Association. She is the Founder of Think Pink for Women’s Wellness, the Saint John’s Health Center’s annual Mother’s Day event. She is a member of the Bel-Air Bay Club, the Founders at the Music Center, and the California Art Club. Celebrating homeownership in the Riviera, she hosts the annual California Riviera Homeowners Association Newcomers Party at her home on Amalfi Drive.

To Fran, Liz, and Brandon Thank you, thank you for all you have done - too numerous to list! Your knowledge, professionalism, and kindness always made me feel that I...
Judy Fichman
Working with Fran and Liz, we ended up with the best of both worlds. Fran’s astounding expertise in these areas, her strategic thinking, savvy, and influencing skill...
Suzy + Jim Denny
I cannot begin to express my sense of gratitude to Fran Flanagan and Liz Jones for the expert way they managed the trust sale of my parents’ home. In fact, the whole...
David Clement
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