F. Ron Smith


Founding Partner, Partners Trust Real Estate Brokerage & Acquisitions

Ron has been active in real estate since 1988, with sales exceeding US$740,000,000. After 25 years as a top producer at both Coldwell Banker and Sotheby's, where he successfully coached realtors and management in a corporate environment, he collaborated with four talented associates and founded Partners Trust Real Estate Brokerage and Acquisitions in 2009. In just four years, Partners Trust has sold over US$4 billion in real estate with 130 associates in four offices. One of the key elements to the immediate success of Partners Trust is the company's ability to network directly with the best realtors in their markets. He credits his long-term success to local expertise and strong community connections. He lives in Brentwood on LA's Westside with Tracy, his wife of 25 years.  He is enormously proud of our sons, Evan and Brandon, who are both in college now. He enjoy travel, fitness, good wine and live music. He am an active supporter of many charitable causes, with a strong desire to give back. He has recently elected to the Executive Committee = of USC's Lusk Center for Real Estate.