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Our Story Welcome To Strand Hill

At Strand Hill expertise and tailored service converge with trust, discretion, and excellence. As the number one independent brokerage and market leader in the South Bay, with over $4.5 Billion in sales since 2015, we believe that the success of our organization is based on an unstoppable drive to exceed our clients’ expectations while positively shaping our community.

Our efforts to live by our values every day have been recognized by external organizations around the world for providing services at the highest level of excellence.


From Palos Verdes and the Manhattan Beach Strand to Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, we specialize in South Bay and Westside Los Angeles real estate.

Our Values People And Purpose
We are Client-Focused

At Strand Hill, we are dedicated to our clients’ needs and to exceed expectations through our commitment to hard work, genuine care, and integrity.

We Know that People Make the Difference

We actively cultivate an environment of respect, support, honesty, collaboration, and fun.

We Lead the Way

We are always seeking new and relevant information to better serve our clients.

We are Genuinely Passionate About What We Do

Passion and attitude cannot be taught, but are essential to success – in life, and in business.

Our Partners

Strand Hill was founded in 2015 by a team of luxury real estate enthusiasts who shared a common vision to build a brokerage that was focused on providing exceptional service to clients while also giving back to the community they loved. They aimed to establish a company known not only for its real estate expertise but also for its commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those around them.

Locally owned and globally connected, Strand Hill is guided by the vision of its two original founders, Gary Richardson, and Lily Liang, who collaborate with esteemed partners, each bringing extensive real estate expertise to the table: Ken Adam, Alex Gauss, Chris Corr, and Mike Rossi.

With a distinguished background in the real estate industry, Gary Richardson, along with Lily Liang, played integral roles in laying the foundation for Strand Hill. Their combined expertise and dedication have been instrumental in shaping the company into what it is today.

Today, Strand Hill stands as a respected fixture in the Manhattan Beach community, with an expanded reach spanning from Palos Verdes to Malibu. Despite our growth, our commitment to personalized service and community involvement remains unwavering. We tirelessly strive to help our clients achieve their real estate goals while actively giving back to the community that has supported us.

At Strand Hill, we recognize that buying a home is more than just a transaction; it's about finding a space where families can thrive.

Our Philanthropy Strand Hill Gives Back

We are wholeheartedly devoted to making a positive impact in the communities where we operate. We firmly believe that by joining forces, we can achieve incredible things and continually put in our best efforts to make these places even better for people to live, work, and flourish.

We Are Proud To Support The Following Organizations
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Research
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • American Martyrs Christmas Project
  • American Red Cross
  • Best Friends Animal Society
  • Big Brothers I Big Sisters
  • Catholic Workers
  • Hippie Kitchen
  • Covenant House
  • Culture Club Youth Program
  • Defenders of Wildlife
  • Downtown LA Women's Center
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Family Promise of the South Bay
  • Family to Family with St. Lawrence of Brindisi School
  • Get Together Foundation
  • Giveback Homes
  • Global Give Back Circle
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Heal the Bay
  • Hermosa Beach Historical Society
  • Hermosa Beach Kiwanis Club
  • HIT Living Foundation
  • Jake Cleland Memorial Scholarship
  • Love Joy Foundation
  • Lundquist Institute
  • My Friends Place
  • One Voice Los Angeles
  • Palos Verdes Education Foundation
  • Red Nose Day
  • Sandpipers
  • Saturday Blessings
  • Simon Wiesenthal Center
  • Skechers Friendship Walk
  • SPCA
  • St. Margaret's Center
  • St. Sebastian Sports Project
  • Ten Thousand Villages
  • The Painted Turtle
  • The Richstone Family Center
  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center
  • Union Rescue Mission
  • VolleySkills Foundation
  • Woman's Club of Hermosa Beach
  • Women For Women International
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