About The Mike Johnson Group



Mike Johnson

Team Founder | Licensed Real Estate Broker

michael.johnson@compass.com

M: 949.207.3006

Consistently a top-tier producer throughout his real estate career, Johnson has capitalized on his extensive business background prior to real estate, along with his impressive academic credentials which include undergraduate and graduate degrees in Engineering and Business Administration, from UCLA and UCI, respectively. An innate entrepreneurial nature, combined with his extraordinary professional experience, interpersonal skills and work ethic, have enabled Mike to achieve an extraordinary sales record in this competitive coastal market. A stand-out in the industry since he began his real estate career over a decade ago, Johnson’s logical and analytical insight have helped him to position his clients advantageously against the competition; a valuable edge with winning results. To date, Mike has participated in more than $700 million in successful transactions including a tally of close to $100 million in 2017. Mike is a past President of the Laguna Board of Realtors and 2017’s Realtor of the Year.



Paulo Prietto

Team Founder  |  Licensed Real Estate Agent

paulo.prietto@compass.com

M: 949.375.6778

Paulo Prietto first put his innate business acumen to work in real estate in 2005 when he took on management of his family's portfolio while attending Chapman University. He quickly made a name for himself in the luxury real estate industry, including "Rookie of the Year" honors. He has a strategic and intuitive approach as well as outstanding ethics and integrity. Paulo is a well-rounded, intelligent individual whose work ethic and talents propelled him to achieving top honors in the skimboarding realm as a three time world champion. Paulo's successes are not enough; he continues to strive for exceptional results for his clients. "Paulo has been an absolute pleasure to work with – professional, creative, intelligent and extremely service oriented."



Nick Hooper

Team Founder  |  Licensed Real Estate Agent

nick.hooper@compass.com

M: 949.939.7083

Nick Hooper specializes in luxury Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and South Orange County properties for a clientele of discriminating taste. He guides his clients—sellers and buyers—through the critical areas of the market with his comprehensive knowledge of property, negotiation, contracts and financing. Mr. Hooper has a BS in International Business and more than 15 years of business, real estate and construction experience. He has worked with outstanding contractors to oversee and to coordinate all aspects of the building process—from basic remodeling, to major renovation and reconstruction projects. Nick attributes his success not only to his business acumen, but also to his focus on the client’s needs and perspectives and to his respect for the real estate profession in general and to other real estate professionals.



Inge Bunn

Team Founder  |  Licensed Real Estate Agent

inge.bunn@compass.com

M: 949.500.6462

INGE BUNN is a highly successful longtime Realtor. She consistently provides direct professional services while nurturing relationships through personalized attention to exceed her client’s needs and expectations. Aiding in the efficient sale of property is an ability to stage homes, implement curb-appeal suggestions, and handle a myriad of transaction issues utilizing a proven network of trusted service providers cultivated throughout her career. The results: proven success specializing in Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and coastal Orange County — the California Riviera, with an impressive sales record and prodigious repeat and referral clientele.


Bunn has a keen awareness of the local real estate market and its issues, particularly as a 25+ year resident and owner of multiple coastal Orange County properties. With Inge’s extensive realtor background, she is well equipped to manage the dynamic lifecycle of residential real estate sales transactions. Bunn’s breadth of experience encompasses working with out-of-state buyers and sellers, trustees, professional fiduciaries, and strict adherence to privacy/confidentiality agreements. Inge is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the Laguna Board of Realtors, and the Newport Beach Association of Realtors.



Sylvia Ames

Licensed Real Estate Agent

sylvia.ames@compass.com

M: 949.295.0570

With an emphasis on providing the highest level of customer service, individualized attention, and thorough knowledge of the Orange County real estate market, Sylvia plays an active role in the Mike Johnson Group. A licensed agent, with an eye for design, she is able to support our new listings with sound staging advice to ensure your home is looking its market best to obtain maximum value. She is also well versed in seeking and finding new market inventory, off-market "pocket" listings and "coming soon" opportunities for both purchase and lease with a focused eye for our clients needs. Her attention to detail extends to the contractual side of the business as she carefully tracks important documentation and required disclosures on both sides of the transaction.Sylvia prioritizes client confidentiality, integrity, and respect to best serve our team, our clients, and our community.



Andrew Graff

Licensed Real Estate Agent

andrew.graff@compass.com

M: 949.613.1243

Assisting the Mike Johnson Group close nearly $100 million in sales in 2017, Andrew helps clients seamlessly transact their sale, purchase, or lease. As one client recently said “Andrew (goes way) beyond the call of duty as none of this falls under the realm of a Realtors’ responsibility. You are a rock star in my book.”

A midwest native, Andrew carries the strong work ethic and solid integrity so closely identified with America's heart. After obtaining a degree in communications from The University of Missouri- Kansas City, Andrew moved west to pursue a career in real estate. Now associated with the Mike Johnson Group, Andrew has learned to successfully navigate the ever-varying needs of our clientele while maintaining the utmost confidentiality in addition to completing transactions with his personal clients.

In a constantly evolving industry, Andrew stays ahead of technology and efficiency trends for the group.

Outside of real estate, Andrew enjoys all Laguna Beach has to offer including hiking, paddle boarding, and enjoying the sunsets with his dogs Sunny and Jackson.