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maximilian crispi

Maximilian (Max) Crispi specializes in the highest level of real estate professionalism in Orange County's coastal enclaves in his role with Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty.  His unique worldwide credentials and experience enable him to excel throughout the Sotheby's global marketplace.


Max is a seasoned international traveler and businessman whose marketing and sales experience are enhanced by his fluency in Italian and Spanish. A native of Italy, raised in the U.S.A., he received his bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington D.C.  Max spent eight years in New York City in his family-owned business, Brioni, the prestigious Italian menswear company. During his tenure at the iconic luxury-clothing brand Max relocated to Beverly Hills where he played an integral part in expanding and developing Brioni’s U.S. retail operations.


Max and his wife Melissa Davies-Crispi, have been vital assets to the Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty team, and each has an unparalleled work ethic.  Max possesses an extraordinary level of market knowledge, a commitment to superior service, strong negotiation skills, and an attention to detail, which together achieve above-expectation results for his clients.


Languages Spoken: Italian Spanish
Graduate: The Catholic University of America

melissa crispi

Orange County native, Melissa Davies-Crispi, is, and has been, a recognized and industry-leading real estate agent for more than 20 years.  Melissa first started her career in Newport Beach before relocating to Orcas Island, the "gem of the San Juan Islands," off the coast of Washington State, where she worked as a licensed broker.  Throughout her career, Melissa's high level of service and dynamic expertise has achieved successful and consistent results, above and beyond her clients' expectations.  Her enthusiasm and passion for her clients, proven marketing strategies, and effective and persuasive negotiation skills quickly earned, and continue to earn her, respect throughout the real estate industry.


Upon returning to Southern California in the early-2000s, Melissa chose to join Pacific Sotheby's International Realty due to the company's well-regarded reputation in the area of client service, an aspect of real estate sales that she views as being of the utmost importance.  Melissa's success is driven by her ability and tenacity to transform clients' dreams into a rewarding reality through her intimate knowledge of Orange County, and her dedication to securing positive results for her clients.


Melissa is dedicated to the cornerstone and hallmark of her success: client satisfaction.  In addition to her commitment to achieving her clients' real estate goals, Melissa prides herself on her adherence to the highest ethical and legal standards, and recognizes that client satisfaction is the foundation of her career and successful referral business.


Melissa provides clients invaluable insight and guidance when purchasing and selling properties for personal or investment purposes, and equally appreciates representing buyers and sellers in all niches of the competitive Southern California market, particularly in the Orange County area.  Melissa's esteemed reputation of providing extraordinary and efficient assistance to both buyers and sellers, while maintaining the utmost professionalism, is also complimented by her naturally friendly and approachable personality.

4th Generation Orange County Native
Worked in Real Estate for over 20 years
Awarded Highest Client Care
Former Resident: Orcas Island