His constant focus on the goals of his clients has kept Tom O’Rourke in the ranks of the top 1% of the national real estate market. Specializing in residential real estate in Laurel Canyon, Hollywood Hills, Studio City and Sherman Oaks, Tom leverages nearly 35 years of practical, working knowledge to produce outstanding results for his clients.
Tom is widely respected for his integrity and talent for navigating complex transactions. Consistently awarded for his sales production and service, Tom is known for his tenacious work ethic, pragmatic approach and ability to identify a positive resolution for any issue that could affect a transaction.
As a third generation Realtor with many other family members involved in the industry, Tom has been learning about real estate and refining his skills since his childhood. By combining this real-world education with the training he received at the University of Arizona, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate, he has built a strong business based on hard work, referrals and repeat transactions.
Over the course of his nearly 35-year career, Tom’s name has become synonymous with effective and thorough representation. Tom is the agent that agents turn to when they have a question or encounter a challenging situation, as his helpful nature and vast experience in Laurel Canyon and hillside real estate make him a good mentor as well as a trusted advisor to his clients.
With experience in construction and design, as well as a specific expertise in hillside properties and finance, Tom offers valuable guidance pertaining to every aspect of his clients’ transactions. Guided by a commitment to family values, he enjoys having an opportunity to serve the community and make a positive impact on the lives of his clients.
Architecture, home remodeling and classic cars are some of Tom’s other interests outside of helping his clients and spending time with family. He is originally from Illinois and has lived in Laurel Canyon with his wife for 25 years.
- Former Director of Beverly Hills Board of Realtors
- Realtor of the Year, Los Angeles Association of Realtors, 2000
- Associate Manager & Trainer for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
- Vice President of Caring for Babies with AIDS
- Former Director of Laurel Canyon Association
- Advocate for Elderly Housing Projects
- Avid Supporter of Laurel Canyon Beautification and Wonderland Avenue School