Paul Benson has been consistently ranked as a top producing agent both locally and internationally since 2005. Named #1 agent by the Park City Board of REALTORS® for the last seven years. Named #1 agent world-wide for all of Engel & Völkers Network in 2017. WSJ recently ranked him as 45th of 250 agents on the Top Sales by Volume list.
Paul has established a solid reputation and track record representing luxury real estate buyers, sellers and developers from across the globe. As a seasoned sales, business development and marketing executive with 20 years of experience in the luxury market, Paul has successfully negotiated the sales of multi-million dollar properties including the 2011 purchase of 5,000 acres at The Canyons® Ski Resort and the marketing of a 1,400 acre large density Bahamian island project.
With one of the largest international marketing budgets of any broker, Paul's luxury listings have graced the cover and pages of regional and international magazines and publications such as the Robb Report, Variety, DuPont Registry, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, to name a few. Paul also hosts a number of annual events for high net worth clients, including Sundance Film Festival, American Century Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe, and the 2016 Pebble Beach Golf Tournament, creating even more exposure for his business. Paul and his team currently have over 80 luxury home and land listings with over a half billion in dollar volume. The Benson team has successfully sold over $2,000,000,000 in volume, closing over 1000 transactions in the past ten years.
Respected as an expert in the luxury real estate market and with a global network, Paul is uniquely positioned to connect extraordinary people with extraordinary lifestyles. Paul is the license partner and owner of 21 Engel & Völkers shops located in Utah, California, and Nevada. These locations were strategically picked as a feeder market for Park City, which gives Paul a unique marketing edge.
Paul’s offices are in Park City, UT | Park City Mountain Resort, UT | Deer Valley, UT | San Francisco, CA | Newport Beach, CA | Long Beach, CA | Belmont Shore, CA | Beverly Hills, CA | Laguna Beach, CA | St George, UT | Truckee, CA | Truckee Donner, CA | Sausalito, CA | Sonoma County, CA | Santa Barbara, CA | South Beach, CA | Lake Tahoe, NV | Wasatch County, UT | Eden, UT | Incline Village, NV | Santa Ynez, CA.
Mark Kelaidis is a License Partner and General Manager of Engel & Völkers San Francisco. Mr. Kelaidis has had a long and successful career as a salesperson, business founder, manager, and leader. His previous experience as the Director of Business development for Better Homes and Garden, Principal Broker and Founding Partner of Blueroof Real Estate, and CEO of Keller Williams Peninsula Estates makes him well suited to run any office and help businesses reach their full potential.
He is no stranger to managing a successful company and his extensive experience recruiting, coaching and managing employees has proven to be invaluable to the Engel & Völkers team.
Born and raised in Newport Beach, Mark is a native of California and is happy to call San Francisco home since 2011. A father to four fantastic boys, he enjoys spending quality time with them; fly fishing, paddle boarding, biking and traveling.
Mark has been a valuable part of the EV Team since 2014 and, as a leader and owner, was excited to bring his particular skill set to a company as prestigious and successful as Engel & Völkers.