Year after year, Buddy Gordon has been in the top 1% of real estate agents nationwide. He attributes his success to a simple philosophy; It is his job to make sure that each transaction is as smooth and effortless as possible for his clients. He is willing to do whatever it takes to accomplish this goal. His attitude has not only resulted in professional success, but has also led to wonderful friendships with many of his clients. Born in Los Angeles, Buddy grew up in the Pacific Palisades and took an interest in sports and education early on. After serving in the US Army he was heavily recruited as a baseball player and accepted a full scholarship to the University of Southern California. Buddy made a name for himself with the Trojans as a power hitter and stellar first baseman. Coached by the legendary Rod Dedeaux, he played in the College World Series and was the first round draft pick for the Baltimore Orioles. He went on to play for the Orioles and later, the St. Louis Cardinals. Buddy married his college sweetheart in 1967 and with a degree from USC in Science and Education Buddy ultimately decided to pursue teaching. He taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District for several years before starting a sporting goods and team outfitting business in Burbank, California. ?Buddy?s All-Stars? was a tremendous success, but his desire for new challenges eventually led him to real estate. Buddy and his wife Vicki, a teacher, have been married for over 35 years and have lived in Ventura County for almost as long. They have four children, two of whom are part of his real estate team. They also have 2 grandchildren.