A founding partner of The McCracken Group, Andrea has more than twenty years of experience in client consulting, change management, customer service, and marketing. Understanding the local real estate market and her clients’ needs have been the most important factors in helping her serve her real estate clients so effectively. She has been a South Bay resident for nearly 20 years and has a unique ability for helping her clients identify and achieve their desired outcomes.
“I enjoy the process of asking questions to learn about my client’s needs and negotiating on their behalf. Whether buying or selling or investing, each person has a unique situation and specific goals that are important to them. My team and I provide luxury level service to our clients in every situation, with an emphasis on building long-term relationships and helping our clients get the results they are looking for. With the McCrackens on your side, you know you are working with knowledgeable experts who you can trust.” – Andrea McCracken, Douglas Elliman of CA
Andrea seemed destined to work in real estate after developing a strong business and marketing background at the University of Wisconsin School of Business. She moved to the Los Angeles area in the mid-1990’s from her hometown of Chicago, IL and now lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband and two children. In addition to her professional role in the community, Andrea is an active volunteer in the community, with local Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach schools, Girl Scouts and Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Watch, to name a few. Demonstrating her passion for building community and connection in every aspect of life, she holds a Master’s Degree in Organization Development and is also a Parent Educator with Hand in Hand Parenting. She enjoys staying active with her family, playing tennis and skiing.
As a Manhattan Beach native, Mark McCracken has over forty years of knowledge about life and real estate in the South Bay community. A founding partner of The McCracken Group, Mark specializes in integrative negotiation and is a true advocate for his clients and will stand up for them no matter what. As a certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist, he understands the complexities of family decisions.
Can you believe more money is won or lost in the negotiation processs from contract to close? Mark is committed to helping his clients navigate the contracts and negotiations and continually represent their best interests, even after the closing. “My goal is to make every transaction as efficient, straightforward and stress-free as possible. Representing my client’s best interests is my personal commitment.” – Mark McCracken, Douglas Elliman of CA
Leveraging over 20 years of experience in public service, Mark is dedicated to serving his clients with the highest level of honesty and integrity. He uses his experience with the LA County Lifeguards, LA City Fire Department and US Navy SEALS to provide solutions for his clients using the latest technologies, the most current market intelligence and integrative negotiation.
Mark currently lives in Manhattan Beach with his wife and 2 children and their dog. He is active in the community, with the YMCA Adventure Guides and Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Watch program. Mark personally supports the Wounded Warrior Project, whose vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history. He also enjoys playing tennis and golf.