John McMonigle

Orange County - Founder of Agent inc.

Selling over $6.1 billion in properties with his team over a span of 10 years, John McMonigle has rightly become one of the most influential men in Orange County. Being named Wall Street Journal's number one agent for five consecutive years, McMonigle has become a celebrity in the real estate industry with features on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Access Hollywood, and HGTV just to name a few. McMonigle lives by a simple life philosophy which may explain his success in the real estate industry. "It's not about me," explains McMonigle, maybe this is why he has sold so many carefully curated properties to date.

Q&A:

Hometown?

Edmund, OK.

Place you call home now (neighborhood etc)?

Ocean Heights, Newport Coast.

Any notes on your education?

Oklahoma Central, four years and Played Football.

Favorite sport to watch?

College Football.

Favorite sport to play?

Basketball, Golf.

Best vacation ever?

Honeymoon in Amalfi Coast.

Dream trip destination. Why?

African Safari, My clients highly recommend it as a must.

Favorite dinner?

New York Steak Charred Well Done from The Drake, Laguna.

Favorite dessert?

Cherry Pie from Mastros.

Underrated food?

A good coffee.

Best meal you've had at a restaurant?

Il San Pietro dinner, well worth that Michellen Star.

Road trip -- three in the car with you. Living or dead. Who are they? Why?

Dwayne Johnson, Sampson, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Because more is more.

Favorite TV show as a kid?

Mayberry RFD.

Favorite movies?

MI2, Glen Gary Glen Ross.

Favorite actress and or actor?

Cary Grant, Tom Cruise.

Favorite bands?

Boston.

Most impressive live performance you ever saw?

Have you seen Real Estate Wars????

Car you drive now?

Range Rover.

Car you’d like to drive?

My Dad’s old F250 Truck.

Best car you've owned. Why?

Maybach 625, its like a private jet on the road.

Motorcycle?

Harley Davidson 400.

Wear a watch?

Daily Rolex Daytona Stainless.

Got a favorite watch?

Rolex Millgaus.

Got a dream watch? Why?

Lange & Sohne Lange 1 Tourbillon.

Summer drink of choice?

Chilled Tequila with a slice of lime.

Winter drink of choice?

Tequila neat.

Bourbon or Scotch?

Scotch.

Vodka or gin?

Gin.

Cologne?

Tom Ford.

Go-to red on a wine list?

Hundred Acre Cab.

Go-to white?

Palmer Chardonnay.

Favorite beach?

Hahei Beach New Zealand.

On a Saturday, your favorite errand to run is?

To the park to swing with my son Emerson.

Otherwise, you’ll be busy doing what?

Watching college football.

Best work advice you ever got?

Dress for Success.

Best thing about your career?

The people I surround myself with.

What do you do now for work? Tell us something about your work and career path.

I am the founder of Agent inc. a revolutionary new real estate platform that is changing the way traditional agencies are run.

What does luxury mean to you?

Peace.

Got a philosophy to live by?

It's not about me.

Do you have any philanthropic interests/endeavors?

“Agent Care” my philanthropic services that drive charity events in niche neighborhoods.

Add anything else about yourself here that you would like the world to know about you.

I’m a servant of God, an American Patriot, doting Father, Faithful Husband and OU Fan. If that sounds like an instagram bio, that’s because it is.