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Alex Gandel, Simi Valley CA Agent, Simi Valley Real Estate (Top Producing Agent, Pinnacle Estate Properties) Real Estate Agent



Alex Gandel
Simi Valley CA Agent, Simi Valley Real Estate
location_on Simi Valley, CA — Top Producing Agent, Pinnacle Estate Properties
Get to Know Alex Gandel


Alex Gandel is celebrating his 43rd year in Real Estate. Through the years, Alex has consistently earned the most prestigious awards for his successful track record of sales production. As a Listing Specialist, Alex handles transactions in all price ranges, from condos to Luxury Estates. Alex prides himself in offering his clientele professional and friendly service where the customer’s needs are always first and at the forefront of his business.


Alex Gandel and Staff are highly skilled, friendly, experienced and successful in working with standard Real Estate transactions as well as a variety of challenging circumstances, such as divorce, short sale hardship, contingent sellers with a home of choice, relocation clients and investors. By virtue of Alex’s stellar professional reputation, he also receives many referrals from Realtors out of the area. The experience and camaraderie of Alex Gandel and Staff go beyond the ordinary! Often, their keen insight, experience, and knowledge will guide them to proactively address details before they become a problem. This type of service is invaluable to Alex’s clients!


Alex is a devoted family man, married to his wife, Janet for 34 years, and serves his community in a couple of different capacities such as serving on the Adventist Health Simi Valley Foundation Board. Alex is also the Founder and catalyst of an Annual Turkey Drive, feeding thousands of qualified people a Thanksgiving dinner throughout Ventura County every year.


In 2022 Alex Gandel closed 48 transactions totaling over $41 million in sales. Alex has also been a guest speaker at prestigious venues such as the 2015 OnQ Top Producers Panel in Ventura County and the 2014 Real Live Top Agent Panel at the Skirball Center.  In 2018 Alex co-authored a Best-Selling book on Amazon entitled “The Essential Guide to Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate”.


Alex Gandel, Top Producer 2020


Top Producing Agent, Pinnacle Estate Properties

Alex Gandel has served residents of Simi Valley and surrounding areas since 1980.

In addition to Simi Valley, Alex also serves:


Woodland Hills


Porter Ranch


Thousand Oaks


Newbury Park

Westlake Village

Agoura Hills

Oak Park



2021 #1 Agent, Simi Valley, Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc., Top 1% Companywide, #5 Agent Companywide

2020 #1 Agent, Simi Valley, Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc., Top 1% Companywide, #4 Agent Companywide

2019 #1 Agent, Simi Valley, Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc., Top 1% Companywide, #5 Agent Companywide
2018 #15 Agent Nationwide Century 21, Grand Centurion Award
2018 Co-Author of Amazon Best Seller, “The Essential Guide to Buying and Selling Luxury Real Estate”
2017 Business Person of the Year, Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce
2017 #10 Agent Nationwide Century 21, Grand Centurion Award
2016 #1 Agent Simi Valley C21 Troop Real Estate, Grand Centurion Award, #7 Nationwide Century 21
2015 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2014 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2013 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2012 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2011 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2010 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2010 Community Service Award CSMAOR Association of Realtors
2009 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2008 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2007 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2006 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2005 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
2004 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2003 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2002 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2001 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
2000 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
1999 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Companywide
1999 Realtor of the Year, Simi Valley/Moorpark Association of Realtors
1998 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
1997 Real Estate Sales Person of the Year, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
1996-1997 #1 Agent, Troop Real Estate, Simi Valley
1992-1995 #1 Agent, R.R. Gable, Simi Valley
1980-1992 #1 Agent, ERA Gandel Realtors

1980-2023 Member of CSMAOR Association of Realtors/Flex MLS

2022-2023 President, Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
2008-2021 Member of the Adventist Health Simi Valley Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
2016-2019 Member, Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley Advisory Board
2019-2023 Chairperson/Founder, Annual Turkey Drive Powered by Pinnacle Estate Properties
1999-2018 Chairperson/Founder, Turkey-a-Thon Thanksgiving Food Drive
1998-2015 Member of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley
2008-2015 Daily News Readers Choice Award
2005-2007 Sponsor, Simi Valley High School Basketball Scholarship Fund
2000-2001 President of the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Simi Valley
1992-1996 Member of SVM Association of Realtors/Board of Directors
5 Year Sponsor Santa Susana Knolls Little League
21 Year Sponsor AYSO (Youth Soccer)



Celebrating 43 years in Real Estate. Serving Simi Valley and surrounding areas since 1980. We handle Real Estate transactions at all levels, and in all circumstances. Contingents Buyers and Sellers, distress sales, 1031 Exchanges, Divorce sales, Trust sales, Moving up and Moving down sellers, Relocation clients. Give us a call at 805.522.6788. We can help you.

James E.
Alex & his team go the extra mile, and then some. A friend of mine is using them and just raves. As a fellow real estate professional, and an appraiser, I see a lot of agents, and Alex should give them lessons. Go Alex, thanks!
Hugh O
We listed our mother's house with Alex, and had a terrific experience. He and his staff are simply the best! I've known Alex for over 20 years, but only now had the opportunity to work with him. He is an exception person who is at the top of his profession. I relied on him before and during the sale, and he (and his team) never let us down. I would be remiss if I didn't mention the terrific staff that forms his team, specifically Jennifer, Cheryl and Janet. Bottom line: if you are selling or buying in Simi or the surrounding area, Alex Gandel should be your first and only call!
Heidi Stokka
"Alex and his team are AMAZING!!! They helped us sell our home quickly in order to move out of State to our new home, with matching closing dates on each home! They were responsive, caring, honest, and extremely knowledgeable, answering every single question we had. We highly recommend Alex and his team!"
Lynne M.
Alex Gandel is not only a top realtor, but a kind and concerned man. He is professional and comes with 40 years of experience. No one could have a bad experience with this dedicated man!
Jack and Betsy Tismeer
"Always a pleasure doing business with Alex and his staff. They are timely, courteous and professional."
Bob Reynolds
"No better Realtor in Simi Valley! Alex and his staff were in constant communication with us." We absolutely recommenda Alex Gandel.
Joy Kasper
"Alex and his staff were fantastic! They were easy to work with, professional, likable, approachable, and just awesome! Thank you for making this difficult process a positive one."
Barbara Russo
"Alex and his whole staff are wonderful, professional and they get the job done! I've known Alex for many years. Alex and his staff are very professional, knowledgeable and extremely nice to work with. They make selling a home such an easy process. He listens to your needs, he response to your calls within a short amount of time. He guided us and informed us properly. And, sold our house within a very short time, with hardly any effort on us. Highly recommend Alex and his staff."
Bobbi and Lance Kawasaki
"Alex is a great realtor and great person. He has so much knowledge, he is thoughtful, he cares about his clients, he is generous with his time, and he just has a kind peaceful way about him. Not only did Alex do an amazing job selling our house in 2 days but he has a team that is superb! They are extremely professional, efficient, and they all refect the calm and caring attributes that Alex demonstrates. We are past clients of Alex and we would not use any other broker. He really is the best."
Carole Beaton
"Alex is an extremely knowledgeable agent. He always tends to the last detail of the contract. He is very honest and above-board in the procedure of selling a house for a very happy client. I wouldn't have anybody else and would, and have, recommended him and his company. Hi easy going manner is very comforting." June 2017
Steve Pottenger
"Alex and his team did such a wonderful job in selling our home in Simi Valley. His knowledge and expertise gave us great security in assessing the value of our property which was spot on. The team was prompt and responsive to our questions and concerns throughout the process and we would highly recommend Alex and his team"
Lisa and Jon Trombley
"We had an amazing experience purchasing our home with the office of Alex Gandel. Welles Miller, our agent was incredible. She was knowledgeable, approachable, and extremely kind. She made the experience seem so easy. She was honest, reliable and always professional. Welles is an outstanding agent. We appreciate everything century 21 did for us. We found a home we love!!!! Thank you Alex Gandel, Welles Miller and everyone in the office that helps put it all together. You guys rock!"
Vic Najaryan
"Alex Gandel is the most knowledgeable and professional agent I have known. Alex represented us in buying our current house in 2009, and we consider him our friend. Currently he’s helping us with our next purchase. With Alex we found what we were looking in an agent: peace of mind, and knowledge that the transaction will be handled extremely proficiently without us getting involved in, and worrying about the details. We greatly appreciate Alex’s and his team’s handling of this sale and will definitely use their services in future, and recommend them to our friends."
Robert and Virginia Beihl
"Once again, Alex and Staff did a great job for us. The purchase process went smoothly after Alex found us a great house. We love it, but if we ever decide to sell it, Alex will be the Realtor we call."
Dale Beam
I would like to say Alex did a great job for me with my desire to do a 1031 exchange. Alex sold the house I wanted to sell in 3 days, was very pleased of course, next step, we found a house I wanted, in a more desirable area at a fair price, I liked the house and bought that house. The best surprise for me was the very smooth process to move all the paper work through the proper channels in a timely period, Alex and staff made sure everything was done properly and smoothly, I highly recommend Alex Gandel for your real estate needs.
Sheena Atkinson
"We had never met Alex Gandel but he was highly recommended by our property manager. We live out of state and after talking to him by phone, we felt that our listing was with the right broker. Alex has a good marketing plan, excellent photographer and great staff that goes above and beyond. Any challenges that came up were dealt with and we can't thank him enough. He treated us like family. We would deal with him again - he has hero status in our book!!"
Soumya D.
Mr. Alex Gandel is a very knowledgeable, polite and professional agent. There are many real estate agents in the area but what makes him better than the rest in the area is the fact that he gives lot of effort in each and every listing he has to sell. When we met him for the first time, we were extremely impressed by the amount of research he had already put in to know the value of our house and the additional information needed to sell. He was very informative as well. He comes across as a very calm person who exactly knows what he is doing and confident about it as well. He is a marketing machine and once our house was in the market, he left no stone unturned to advertise our listing! We thank Alex and his team from the bottom of our heart and will use his services in future as well and recommend him to our friends in the area. We wish Alex and his team the very best in their future endeavors.
Stu Semigran
We met Alex at an Open House in Simi Valley and were impressed and decided we wanted him to represent us in the sale of our home in Thousand Oaks and the purchase of a new home in Simi Valley. Alex and his team were there for us 24/7 through the entire time of preparing our home for sale and finding our new home that we absolutely love! They went above and beyond to serve our needs. They were all such a joy to work with and we would recommend them highly to anyone who is thinking of selling or buying a home.
Anne Dulcich
Alex and his staff made our sale and buying a house, as easy and stress free as possible. Welles is so easy to work with and always available.
Jerry Davidson
Alex is professional, informed, gets the job done and I consider him my friend! Welles did a great job of final closing. Alex was instrumental in getting house remodeled. His Contractors did a excellent job. I have used Alex for purchase of home a few years ago and would use him again if the occasion arose. He has the ability and knowledge to make sales happen.
Chris and Ron
Alex and his team have made this process seamless. With their knowledgable guidance, incredible responsiveness and enthusiastic professionalism, it is no wonder they enjoy success as the being best realtors in Simi Valley. They strive for excellence and it shows.
Kim and Mike Bovero
Alex Gandel certainly understands the market. His experience and professionalism gave us the confidence we needed to make the decision to sell. It did not stop there, his team - Cheryl, Welles, Brad and Stella were great... They kept us informed they were always cheerful and willing do help in any way they could. I highly recommend this Century 21/Alex Gandel
Oliver Garcia and Monica Ferrer
My husband and I could not be more thankful we chose Alex Gandel and his team to help us sell and find a new home. We appreciated his insight, knowledge of the market, and attention to detail throughout the process. We saw the great reviews he had online and decided to contact him via email. In just a few hours we had already received emails from him, a phone call and even scheduled an appointment to meet him. The day we met him, he came with a very thorough analysis of our property showing direct comparisons which recently sold in our community. His market analysis and explanation of the process was spot-on. He provided a ton of good advice in terms of location and pricing. His team is an exceptional, professional and knowledgeable group of people. They walked us through the process step by step. We would receive emails with spreadsheets to help us guide us through the course of events that were taking place during escrow. All emails, questions, text messages were always answered right away. Alex and his team care for their clients. They listen and apply their experiences and professional connections for the best outcome possible. We are very pleased with the work Alex and his team did, and would highly recommend them to anyone seeking a real estate agent.
Shelley Myers
What can I say other than selling our home with Alex and his incredible team could not have gone any smoother. At our initial meeting Alex brought a comprehensive presentation of his experience and services as well as our local comparable market. He immediately honed in on how to best address selling our home and was very attentive to our needs every step of the way. His experience, marketing strategies, personal nature and wonderful team made Alex the best possible choice to sell our home!
Jeremy, Kristin and Reed
Thank you so much for all your hard work in selling our home and buying our new home! You guys are amazing and we are so thankful for everything you did for us. We LOVE our new home! It feels like we have lived here much longer than six weeks! Your patience, understanding, and knowledge helped us during this emotional journey. Thanks for giving us the pep talks when needed and offering your ear when we needed.
The Liffers
"Alex is a very professional and knowledgeable real estate agent. His calm and caring demeanor helped us tremendously through the home selling process before, during and after the sale of our home. Many thanks to his wonderful staff, Welles Miller and Cheryl Clayton a fantastic daily resource. They were always available and prepared with the support we needed. We highly recommend Alex Gandel".
Michael Murdock
Alex & Cheryl made purchasing my first home such a smooth process. Their patience and knowledge of the market were outstanding!
Greg and Jane Kam
We put our FULL trust and confidence in Alex & his Teams' professionalism, in handling the sale of our home.
Ojas Sheth
Alex and his staff were very professional in selling my house. I had lots of questions before listing my house. Alex always took time to answer my questions without rushing. His staff is very knowledgeable and always ready to help. They guided me throughout the escrow process very well. It was a positive experience dealing with Alex.
Robert Germany
Alex and his Staff were AWESOME! They worked with my family in California to help find my Aunt a home while she was transitioning from Florida. I highly recommend Alex Gandel.

Top Producing Agent, Pinnacle Estate Properties. Simi Valley Real Estate Specialist. Buyers, Sellers, Investors. Celebrating 43 Years in Simi Valley Real Estate! DRE # 00779926