Paul Benson, CEO

Paul Benson, CEO

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 among the entire 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. Paul’s list of clients includes a mix of celebrities, top CEOs, professional athletes and tech investors. 

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. Paul has successfully sold over $2,000,000,000 in volume, by 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. With his office, he created the ultimate cross marketing platform of feeder markets to sell real estate.


Mark Kelaidis, General Manager

Mark Kelaidis, General Manager

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.


Eileen Bailey, CFO

Eileen Bailey, CFO


Lisa Mackey, COO

Lisa Mackey, COO

Systems-focused real estate leader with significant success in applications of real estate data analytics to sales, service, brokerage, ancillary services operations, agent, sales management development, recruiting and profitable growth through relationship-focused management services for over 20 years.

Exceptional skills and professional reputation for developing and maintaining trusted relationships with clients, customers and teams by providing professional analysis of opportunities and market challenges, business improvement resources and customized guidance to support both business and personal goals.

Specialties: Strategic sales support, negotiations, referrals, branding and identity, increasing exposure and growing revenue, competitive analysis, maintaining strong relationships internally and externally.


Rick Rybarczyk, Director of Marketing

Rick Rybarczyk, Director of Marketing

With over 16 years of Real Estate marketing experience, Rick Rybarczyk has a solid reputation marketing luxury real estate in both Park City and Salt Lake City. Specializing in marketing primary and secondary homes, resort properties, and new construction development, Rick’s knowledge and experience in both traditional and digital marketing has helped contribute to the success of many top producing agents, companies, and developments in the Northern Utah markets.

Rick’s career background is in developing and implementing marketing workflows, managing in-house marketing departments and developing integrated marketing strategies, targeting profitable growth for his clients. He has extensive experience in managing projects and programs, cross marketing, and strategic partnership alliances across multi-channel marketing platforms.

Specialties include: Developing strategic plans and processes, branding and identity, agency and vendor management, digital and direct marketing, media placement, digital and print collaterals, strategic alliances.

Nikko Kelaidis, Director of Technology

Nikko Kelaidis, Director of Technology

As a third-generation California Realtor, Nikko brings a unique and in-depth understanding to the real estate industry. 

Nikko started his career in Utah selling residential new construction for one of the largest homebuilders in the state. He went on to work as a financial analyst for a boutique mergers & acquisitions firm in Salt Lake where he acquired valuable skills in marketing, finance, and negotiation. 

After relocating to Southern-California and selling on a luxury real estate team, he is now leading a talented group of Advisors at Engel & Völkers Long Beach.

Nikko helps his advisors and clients reach their goals by leveraging the systems, tools, and international reach of Engel & Völkers. With over 9,000 advisors operating in 755 locations across 33 countries, Engel & Völkers is truly the premier global real estate brand.