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Kurt was born and raised in Los Angeles. He started his real estate career at Merrill Lynch in Los Angeles. His career quickly ascended and in 1999 he co-founded Westside Estate Agency, one of the largest privately held residential brokerage firms in the country with annual sales in excess of $4B USD. Kurt has been close counsel and carefully guided clients including Larry Ellison, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ellen DeGeneres, Sean Combs, Bono, Dr. Dre, Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Adele, Tom Brady, Ryan Seacrest, Tom Ford, Maverick Carter, Rich Paul and Lebron James. Daily Variety columnist Army Archerd once wrote “Kurt is the real estate guru, the best at making a deal and trusted by the most powerful.”
Kurt is a true real estate mogul and entrepreneur and is well known for owning, building, and restoring the “best in class” residential and commercial properties. In 2018, he sold his concrete and glass home in Malibu for $120M, a Malibu record (which Kurt has since broken), he’s also owned over 30 homes in LA and Malibu and several ultra-prime buildings in the center of Beverly Hills. Many of these have been published in Architectural Digest and other leading design publications. Tom Ford used his home to shoot his film Nocturnal Animals.
Kurt has been included in Los Angeles Business Journal’s 500 Annual Most Powerful Leaders in Los Angeles every year since 2015.
In 2017, at The Friars Club in NYC, Kurt along w Martin Scorsese received the Friars Club Icon Award for extraordinary accomplishments in business and philanthropy presented by Ryan Seacrest. The Icon Award is an award given to top entertainment and business leaders. Previous recipients include Frank Sinatra and Carlos Slim.
In 2018, Kurt received the Dave Winfield Humanitarian Award in a ceremony produced and televised by Major League Baseball.
Kurt lives in Brentwood and Malibu.