Laguna Beach native, Tara Hotchkis has been a top producing real estate agent since 2003, with recent sales of more than half a billion dollars in residential real estate.
Tara Hotchkis is the Senior Estates Director at COMPASS Beverly Hills. In 2017, Hotchkis represented Major League Baseball Player, Ichiro Suzuki in the sale of his Downtown Los Angeles Art’s District Penthouse Loft, setting a new price per square foot record. In addition to representing celebrities and high profile individual and corporate clients from DTLA to Malibu, the team also represent exquisite estates internationally.
In addition to real estate, Tara is passionate about contemporary art and design. She supports several non-profit arts organizations including PS Arts; serves as an Ambassador for the Los Angeles Public Library Foundation’s Young Literati, is a member of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) Director’s Forum. Tara is a member of SAG-AFTRA, having appeared in numerous television shows and commercials. In 2013, Tara combined her passion for art and architecture and co-hosted “The Kuhnert Chronicles” for Ovation Television Network.
Tara is a contributing writer and member of Forbes Real Estate Council, has been featured in Angeleno Magazine’s 2017 and 2018 Los Angeles Power Players Issue, has been a featured real estate expert on CurbedLA, is a former NCAA Division I tennis player, a Graduate of REALTOR® Institute, a graduate of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, a 2021 graduate of UCLA's feature film screenwriting program, and a member of The California Club in Los Angeles. Tara holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and is an MBA Candidate at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School in Malibu.