Chris Guziak specializes in luxury real estate in southern Orange County. With over 30 years of sales, marketing and management experience, Chris has assisted hundreds of clients in buying and selling luxury properties. In 2015, Chris founded Provenance Realty Group, which became Laguna Beach’s neighborhood favorite in 2018, and then merged with Engel & Volkers, the internationally renowned luxury lifestyle brand. Chris has averaged more than 25 real estate transactions in any given calendar year, with a sale price of more than $3,700,000 per transaction. Since 2003, Chris has sold more than $1 billion in high-end property, including 9 oceanfront homes. He was the exclusive real estate specialist for Coast Magazine in central and north Laguna Beach (2010-2013). Chris has tens of thousands of first and second-tier contacts in LinkedIn, and over 2800 endorsements. He is also one of a select few Premium members of Trulia and Zillow, with dozens of 5-star reviews. Because of his extensive online presence, approximately 55% of Chris’s clients are non-locals, and he finds his own buyer for his listings about 40% of the time. Chris has the intensive market expertise, business acumen, technological advantage, and networking skills to get the most for his clients in today’s challenging real estate environment.
About Agent Inc.
With the advent of modern technologies and integrated business processes on a global scale, Agent Inc. evolved under the leadership of one of the world's top luxury realtors, John McMonigle, as a platform to elevate the overall real estate experience. Agent Inc. empowers me as your agent to bring real estate services, home staging, home auctioning, lending, insurance and escrow under one roof, enabling a concierge-driven model focused on you, the client.
Chris entered the real estate profession after a successful 18-year career as a technology sales manager, including 10 years at Microsoft Corporation, where his group generated over $750 million annually in net revenue through sales to the federal government, and 5 years at SAP software, where he ran the Homeland Security sales group.
Chris has a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree from the University of Arizona, where he studied computer science and Russian, with a math/physics minor. While in college, Chris assisted in his family's real estate business. He also started a computer consulting business, and worked on an exclusive research project, analyzing international computing technology for government intelligence agencies. Chris holds a blue water sailing certification from the ASA.
Chris is married and has two children in Laguna's school system. His interests include travel, literature, impressionist and modern art, architecture and design, food and wine, competitive chess and other strategy games, skiing, sailing and yacht racing. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Russia, Central America and the Caribbean, Australia, and North America. As the captain of his own 52-foot sloop, Chris has sailed from Trinidad to the upper coast of Maine and back, twice, and to many destinations in the Caribbean and eastern US. He is also an avid stand-up paddle boarder and fitness runner. He and his family have lived in Laguna's Mystic Hills neighborhood since 2004.