Russ Filice, director of residential sales for The Residences at W Hollywood, and the No. 1 seller of luxury high rise condominiums in Los Angeles has no competition in his exclusive real estate niche. He is the established No. 1 earner with Sotheby’s International Realty’s prestigious Sunset Strip office, with career sales totaling more than $1 billion. The Wall Street Journal named him one of the “Top 100 Realtors in America”.
Where were you born ?
San Jose, California
How long in Los angeles:
Realtor at Sotheby’s International Realty
The Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel
Katsuya at Hollywood and Vine
Best Ethnic Food:
MrChow in Beverly Hills
Dan Tana’s in West Hollywood
Best place for late night dining:
Cecconi’s on Melrose
Sweet Lady Jane on Melrose
Best place for a romantic date:
One of the rooftop cabanas at the W Hollywood
Best Sunday brunch:
The Four Seasons in Beverly Hills
Drai’s Hollywood at the W Hollywood
Best place for a power business meeting:
The Living Room at the W Hollywood
All-around favorite spot in Los angeles:
I love to walk the beaches of Malibu.
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Without a doubt, the W Hollywood
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Tourneau in Century City
The Bliss Spa at the W Hollywood
Favorite Cultural Event:
A night at Pantages Theater is always fun.
Best Aspect of Los angeles:
Mastro’s Steakhouse in Beverly Hills
Oak Fire Pizzeria in West Hollywood
Delphine at the W Hollywood
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
Equinox on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood
Ask for Mole at Bliss Spa
The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Hammer Museum
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
Hollywood Boulevard with its legendary Walk of Fame and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre