Team

OUR UNIQUE APPROACH

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

Led by the region’s foremost luxury real estate expert, John Cain, the members of the CAIN Group serve as the most trusted real estate advisers for discerning buyers and sellers throughout Orange County. This is a distinction that John and his team have earned over more than a decade of delivering the market’s best client service, marketing, and results – every day, to every client, on every transaction.

While John Cain personally drives and directs each transaction, the CAIN Group’s innovative, vertically integrated team structure ensures that a highly skilled real estate specialist is overseeing each aspect of the sales preparation and marketing process. In addition, the Group’s advanced reporting system is designed to provide each client with robust and precise information about their home and the market, keeping clients engaged and informed at all times.

The power of this approach is proven in many ways. By John’s current standing as the #1 agent in all of Orange County. By the shortened marketing times the Group achieves for its listings. By the esteemed position in which John and CAIN Group are held among colleagues and clients. And, by CAIN Group’s impressive number of repeat and referral clients.

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

Managing Director, Broker Associate

Russ Evans

As Managing Director of CAIN Group, Russ leads the group’s operations and sales processes while working alongside John Cain to provide concierge-level service to his clients. Russ is a native of Southern California and brings an extensive background in business management and real estate to the practice. His energy and optimism work exceptionally well within the culture of CAIN Group, where every team member is unwaveringly committed to providing the industry’s best real estate representation to CAIN Group’s sophisticated and discerning clientele.

Prior to joining CAIN Group, Russ served as a senior broker associate for another local brokerage. He began his career in Denver, Colorado, earning a Master’s degree in Business and Real Estate from the University of Denver, then working as a  custom home builder and real estate broker before moving back to Orange County. His impressive real estate background allows him to expertly navigate the complex deal structures and demanding expectations of the coastal luxury market while maintaining strong and trusted relationships where discretion and integrity are vital to success.

Email::Russ@caingroup.com

Mobile::Mobile: 714.883.7877

:Office: 949.554.1265

:DRE: 01995317

Field Coordinator

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

Client Services Coordinator

Jillian Wills

As CAIN Group’s Client Services Coordinator, Jillian Wills delivers the exceptional communication, responsiveness and transparency for which the practice is renowned. Working with the team’s top professionals, Jillian ensures that clients are informed and comfortable at every step in the journey of buying or selling a home.  

A licensed real estate agent, Jillian brings a strong background in real estate marketing and sales to her role at CAIN Group. Prior to joining the team, the Palm Desert native established her own successful practice at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in the Greater Palm Springs Coachella Valley, where she also served as chair of the Desert Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the California Desert Association of Realtors and was nominated as one of Locale Magazine’s “Favorite Female Influencer” in Greater Palm Springs.

A native of Southern California, Jillian is a graduate of Point Loma Nazarene University.

Email::Jillian@caingroup.com

Mobile::760.766.6353

:DRE: 01951181

Marketing Coordinator

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.

 

Email::Griffin@caingroup.com

Mobile::808-221-9336

:DRE: 02041964

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.

Email::Scott@caingroup.com

Mobile::949.285.6379

:DRE: 01907193

Sales Associate

Janet Rafalovich

Janet Rafalovich brings over 30 years of real estate experience spanning Los Angeles 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.

Email::Janet@caingroup.com

Mobile::Mobile: 949.371.6623

:Office: 949.478.7747

:DRE: 00975708

Sales Associate

Stephanie Percy

Stephanie serves as a consultant for her clients; working closely through every step of the process as their personal real estate concierge.Stephanie is a trusted advisor and strong negotiator; bringing years of marketing, transaction management and sales experience to her clientele. Whether a seller, buyer, developer or investor, Stephanie provides in-depth market knowledge, unparalleled service and favorable results. Her business successes have been the result of exceeding her clients’ real estate goals while building relationships that last long after the sale is completed.

Email::Stephanie@caingroup.com

Mobile::206.962.1620

:DRE# 02084523

Escrow Coordinator

Nicole Loux

Nicole Loux brings more than 20 years of local real estate expertise to our team. Born and raised in Orange County, Nicole understands each and every nuance of the transaction and escrow process as it relates to properties in the area’s most sought-after communities from Newport Beach to Corona del Mar, from Newport Coast to Costa Mesa – and beyond. She’s an invaluable adviser for CAIN Group clients and our agent team, working to ensure each and every transaction flows smoothly and in our clients’ best interests. ⁣⁣⁣

:nloux@pacificsir.com

:Mobile: 949.246.4200

:Office: 949.478.7733

:DRE: 01232371

Ambassador to Asian Markets

Andrea Lee

John Cain and his team are amazing! John has deep market knowledge, employs first-class marketing efforts and has a high-energy sales focus. A lot of realtors promise a great marketing effort, but John delivers! His team members are great and they provide a high level of service to their principals - they try hard to make a transaction smooth. I recommend him highly!

Zillow User

My family just completed another real estate purchase with John (one of several!). He is the absolute best realtor I have ever worked with, and I’ve worked with many! He is extremely efficient, patient and personable, which is a winning combination. I cannot recommend him highly enough!

Kate S.

I have worked with a lot of real estate brokers and John is at the top of his game! He has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and his responsiveness and attention to detail are outstanding. John also has a refined sense of architecture and design and does a great job of explaining the virtues of a property, and he has the negotiating skills to bring parties together.

Mark and Holly K.

I have rented my house in Crystal Cove three times, and listed my house to sell with John Cain in the past 10 years. He is the most knowledgeable broker in Crystal Cove and he and his team make sure they cover every detail in the transaction. I highly recommend him.

Amir

My wife and I would strongly endorse John and his team for outstanding service and results. We recently sold our home in Crystal Cove at a price very close to our aggressive asking price. John provided excellent advice and assistance in preparing our home to be optimally presented. We could not have been more pleased with the process and outcome. John is a great guy and is highly trustworthy.

Jim B.

On our first meeting and exchange of thoughts, John listened and paired our experience to what we imagined. Throughout the entire process, we were never disappointed or doubtful. John always did what he said he would do, and we always trusted him.

Tom and Kathy B.

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