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 over 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 resolve any issue which could arise in a transaction.
As a third generation Realtor with many other family members involved in the industry, Tom has accumulated considerable knowledge and developed his real estate skills over many years. 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, and repeat referrals from his client base.
Over the course of his 35-year career, Tom’s name has become synonymous with effective and thorough representation. Given his helpful nature and vast experience in hillside real estate, Tom is the expert whom clients and other agents turn to in a challenging situation. Tom enjoys visiting other offices, where he regularly teaches classes to other agents, helping them to expand their skills.
With experience in construction and design, as well as a specific expertise in hillside properties and finance, Tom offers valuable guidance in every aspect of his clients’ transactions. Guided by a commitment to family, 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, as well as 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, Beverly Hills, Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors, 2000
- Associate Manager & Trainer for Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
- Former Vice President of Caring for Babies with AIDS
- Former Director of Laurel Canyon Association
- Advocate for Elderly Housing Projects in City of Los Angeles
- Avid Supporter of Laurel Canyon Beautification and Wonderland Avenue School