Team

THE MISSION

CAIN Group was founded on a vision of excellence that drives our impassioned and unyielding effort to redefine the luxury real estate experience.

Our vertically integrated team approach ensures the best in client service, with industry specialists in administration, marketing and contract negotiation working in concert to obtain extraordinary results for our buyers and seller.

We hold ourselves to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in order to exceed your expectations at every step, with concierge-level service, consistent communication, and clear accountability.

The greatest endorsement of this approach are the opportunities to work with repeat and referral clients, which account for a significant portion of our annual business. Their trust and confidence in our service fuels our passion and desire to deliver the best experience and results possible.  It would be our sincere pleasure to serve you.

JOHN CAIN, PRINCIPAL

John Cain, Founder and Principal of CAIN Group and Broker Associate at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in Newport Beach, California, launched his storied career in real estate in 2004 and has since become one of Southern California’s most successful real estate agents. He has received top real estate industry accolades including being named “Top Real Estate Agent” by Orange Coast Magazine, “Agent of the Month” by Executive Agent Magazine and recognition on Realtor Magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 30” list in 2010. He has also has made guest appearances on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles and The Real Housewives of Orange County. Trusted by discerning clients, ranging from celebrities and professional athletes to premier homebuilders and captains of industry, Cain is renowned as the agent of choice in the luxury real estate market throughout coastal Orange County.

john@caingroup.com

DRE: 01467294

Mobile: 714.655.8940

Office: 949.478.7772

JOHN CAIN, PRINCIPAL

John Cain, Founder and Principal of CAIN Group and Broker Associate at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in Newport Beach, California, launched his storied career in real estate in 2004 and has since become one of Southern California’s most successful real estate agents. He has received top real estate industry accolades including being named “Top Real Estate Agent” by Orange Coast Magazine, “Agent of the Month” by Executive Agent Magazine and recognition on Realtor Magazine’s prestigious “30 Under 30” list in 2010. He has also has made guest appearances on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles and The Real Housewives of Orange County. Trusted by discerning clients, ranging from celebrities and professional athletes to premier homebuilders and captains of industry, Cain is renowned as the agent of choice in the luxury real estate market throughout coastal Orange County.

john@caingroup.com

DRE: 01467294

Mobile: 714.655.8940

Office: 949.478.7772

MEET THE TEAM

Team Manager, Broker Associate

Russ Evans

Russ Evans is an experienced dealmaker with an architect’s eye with exceptional attention to detail.  As an Orange County native Russ Evans has spent the last several years specializing in the coastal enclaves of Orange County. Being a native Californian, Russ truly knows every corner of Orange County from the oceanfront to the hills, as well as all the cuisine, nightlife and local culture the area has to offer.

As Team Manager with CAIN Group, Evans leads the group’s team, operations, and culture. He brings decades of business operations experience as well as real estate experience ranging from agent to broker to custom home builder. His energized and optimistic nature serves exceptionally well, not only with his team members but also the CAIN Group client base.

His vast experience is clearly evident as is his passion for strong organization, business process development, and the enhancement of a positive group culture. Prior to joining CAIN Group, he served as a senior broker associate for another local brokerage. Early on in his career, Evans began in Denver Colorado as a custom home builder and broker. With a bachelor’s degree and a Master’s in Business and Real Estate he can easily navigate the over-saturated listing content, readily identifying properties that are actionable for his clients and the channels by which he can access them.

He is excited to be part of the CAIN Group as the team manager. The company philosophy of the “team exceeding the individual” is right in line with his beliefs and he is truly an asset to the group.

:russ@caingroup.com

:Mobile: 714.883.7877

:Office: 949.554.1265

:DRE: 01995317

Client Services Coordinator

Tessa Piercy

Tessa Piercy has been actively practicing real estate for nearly 10 years, selling homes and working in the corporate offices of world-renowned real estate developers. Prior to joining CAIN Group, Tessa established a successful Transaction Coordinating business in which she successfully closed multiple transactions. She is detail oriented, honest, and professional. She was raised in the South Orange County communities of Rancho Santa Margarita and Irvine. Tessa is an avid runner and lives in the beachside city of Costa Mesa where she raises her young family and enjoys spending evenings with their pot-bellied pig, Reba.

:Tessa@caingroup.com

:949.310.0185

:DRE 01892244

Sr. Field Coordinator and Sales Associate

Sam Archaga

Sam Archaga’s relentless work ethic, infectious positive attitude and ability to make meaningful connections with our clients make him an amazing asset to Cain Group. As Sr. Field Coordinator, Sam manages all preparations required to ready our listings for the market, as well as the completion of all agreed-upon repairs during the escrow process. He works directly with real estate agents, from property descriptions to photography to floor plans ensuring that an accurate and polished image is portrayed. Because Sam is frequently in the field, he also spearheads the organization’s social media initiative by curating fresh and engaging content that enhances the visibility of our impressive listings. When not working, Sam enjoys surfing, competing in triathlons, and spending time with his girlfriend, Chelsea, and his dog, Walter.

:sam@caingroup.com

:714.797.5254

:DRE: 02025604

Field Coordinator and Sales Associate

Griffin Saunders

A second generation real estate agent, and beach city native of Oahu, Hawaii, Griffin has been exposed to the business of real estate for most of his life. Griffin recently graduated from Chapman University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Real Estate. After graduation Griffin found himself called back to real estate, where he works today with CAIN Group at Pacific Sotheby’s.  Coupled with his long time residency in coastal areas, Griffin is able to provide his clients with extensive knowledge of the Orange County area, with a variety of resources at his disposal: movers, mortgage brokers, interior designers, attorneys and more, making transactions seamless. Spectacular results, superior customer service, and unmatched expertise are guaranteed.

 

:griffin@caingroup.com

:808-221-9336

:DRE 02041964

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Sales Associate

Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch offers unmatched insight regarding Orange County’s coastal communities. A lifelong resident of the area, Lynch owned several successful businesses here before focusing his sales and marketing skills on the competitive luxury real estate industry. Today, he proactively researches markets and trends to ensure sound advisement to buyers and sellers whose goals range from purchasing first homes to expanding investment portfolios.

:scott@caingroup.com

:949.285.6379

:DRE: 01907193

Sales Associate

Janet Rafalovich

Janet Rafalovich brings over 30 years of real estate experience spanning Los Angelos to San Diego, and 15 years of home décor experience from renovation to staging, to The CAIN Group. Janet’s greatest strength lies in her ability to see the highest potential in every property and to achieve the most successful results for her clients. Janet’s friendly, enthusiastic and energetic personality, coupled with her commitment to service, allows her clients a smooth and stress free transaction. Janet resides in Newport Beach with her husband of over 30 years. Her three adult children and new granddaughter are counted as her greatest accomplishments.

:janet@caingroup.com

:Mobile: 949.371.6623

:Office: 949.478.7747

:DRE: 00975708

Escrow Coordinator

Nicole Loux

:nloux@pacificsir.com

:Mobile: 949.246.4200

:Office: 949.478.7733

:DRE: 01232371

Ambassador to Asian Markets

Andrea Lee