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Jeff Murray and his team of associates partnered with the McMonigle Group, one of the top real estate teams in the nation. This strategic partnership offers clients the dual benefit of Jeff’s vast experience in construction, remodeling, and flipping properties, along with the McMonigle Group’s extensive high-power network, branding strategy and sweeping multimedia advertising exposure. Recognizing the McMonigle Group’s position at the leading edge of real estate, a new reality TV series is featuring John McMonigle and his team representing high-end properties in Orange County.

With diverse backgrounds, complementary skill sets, and a professional approach to real estate, Jeff Murray & Associates provide their clients with a personalized and high standard of representation. Their goal is to deliver beneficial results for their clients and a pleasant, hassle-free transaction experience.

Jeff Murray
Senior Associate
DRE# 01458288

Founder of Jeff Murray & Associates and senior associate of Newport Beach-based McMonigle Group. An experienced real estate investor, and a consistent top producer, Jeff Murray is known for his strong negotiating skills, keen eye for detail and service-oriented business philosophy. Specializing in residential properties throughout Orange County, Jeff has excelled by leveraging his tenacious work ethic and diverse knowledge of real estate for the benefit of his clients.

Having been active in the industry since the age of 22 when he purchased his first investment property, Jeff provides his clients with objective guidance pertaining to real estate finance, custom home building and property valuations. With a multifaceted understanding of how to market homes effectively and generate a solid return on investment, he is a valuable and trusted advocate for real estate sellers and real estate investor clients.

Since his entry into the sales arena in 2005, Jeff has earned referrals and trust from his clients by always maintaining a strict adherence to ethical business practices and by carefully researching each aspect of their transactions. With a proven ability to deliver positive results and successful closings, along with many sales awards to his credit, he is a highly effective communicator with a strong belief in the importance of following through and doing what is right for the client.

Committed to offering reliable insights throughout the transaction, Jeff enjoys collaborating with his colleagues and sharing his extensive knowledge of Southern California to help real estate buyers find the perfect home to fit their needs.

Jeff draws from his complex understanding of multiple aspects of the industry to provide his clients with a superior standard of support and service. Jeff looks forward to passing on to his clients the benefit of the McMonigle Group’s vast network of industry contacts and expansive marketing exposure.

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Brandon Buckner
DRE# 02064771

With real estate a big part of his family and an unyielding determination to give his clients the finest experience possible, Brandon Buckner is quickly becoming a respected force in the industry.

Brandon grew up in Indiana, where he studied business and played football in college on a scholarship. His mother has been a top agent in the area for more than 10 years, inspiring Brandon to follow in her footsteps.

Today, with Jeff Murray & Associates at McMonigle Group, Brandon is bringing his expertise to clients in Orange County. He has a keen interest in tearing down neglected properties and replacing them with brand-new homes that will bring joy to buyers for generations to come. He works with developers, architects and contractors to create and sell ultimate dream homes.

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Chris Bello
DRE# 01492889

Christopher Bello has excelled by constantly focusing on the best interests and priorities of his clients. Chris is a team member with Jeff Murray & Associates of Newport Beach-based McMonigle Group; a specialist in the marketing and sale of residential real estate in Napa, Yountville, Rutherford, St. Helena and Calistoga, Christopher is known for his follow-through, responsiveness, and attention to detail.

Having achieved a closed sales volume in excess of $20 million in his initial year in real estate, Christopher is an expert negotiator with a talent for reviewing contracts and a professional approach to real estate. With a proven ability to deliver seamless, hassle-free transactions and outstanding results for his clients, he credits his success to his tenacious work ethic, organization skills, and local market knowledge.

His informal training began at the age of three, as his father is a real estate developer. Christopher has worked as a general contractor and has always had a love for managing development projects from the initial phases to completion. A trusted advisor to his clients, he is often sought out for his insights into construction practices, building materials, and property valuation.

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Susan Brown
Transaction Coordinator

Susan Brown began has a complete understanding of the entire sales process from the listing of a property to the closing of an escrow. Her skill set allows her clients to focus on the actual real estate work of listing and selling homes.

Rachelle Watt
Marketing Director

As the Marketing Director for Jeff Murray & Associates of Newport Beach-based McMonigle Group, Rachelle directs the many ‘behind-the-scenes’ aspects that must be carefully researched and managed to market homes to their fullest potential. Whether it’s utilizing professional photographers or copywriters, overseeing home staging, the filming of virtual tours and lifestyle videos, designing brochures and invites, or coordinating special events that garner maximum exposure with print and online media, Rachelle goes the extra mile to develop powerful marketing campaigns that provide home sellers with positive results.

Rachelle is a true Southern Californian: raised in San Diego, she lived a seven-year stint in Los Angeles before settling in Orange County, her adopted hometown for the past 15 years. When she isn’t busy working or spending quality time with her family, she can be found appreciating the outdoors or volunteering for a few different causes that are dear to her heart. Rachelle was appointed as a Court Appointed Social Advocate (CASA) for foster children in 2011.

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