Active in Real Estate for more than 30 years and a TOP 10 Agent at deasy penner podley, Todd’s comprehensive understanding of the challenges facing buyers and sellers in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace was honed during his tenure as an avid home renovator. Named Agent of the Year in 2016 by the Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors, he also served as the Association’s 2015 President and as a Director for the California Association of Realtors for many years, including Co-Chairing its Communications Advisory Committee. Additionally, he was a member of the City of Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board for six years and currently serves as a Board member of Pasadena Heritage.
An expert in historic properties and preservation, he has restored and represented buyers and sellers on important properties by Albert Frey, Henry Gogerty, Hugh Kaptur, Richard Neutra, Palmer & Krisel, Paul Trousdale, Marston, Van Pelt, & Maybury and others.
His Real Estate prowess has been covered by numerous leading publications, including Money Magazine, Kiplinger’s, the Pasadena Star-News, the Los Angeles Times, Palm Springs Life, Atomic Ranch, The Desert Sun and Better Homes and Gardens. Todd’s work in Real Estate has been featured on Lowes.com, ABC, CNNMoney.com and CNBC.
Todd grew up in Pasadena and Palm Springs. He truly understands the many qualities and cultures that make these areas special and unique for Buyers and Sellers alike. Educated at Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design, Hays holds a degree in communications from the University of Southern California/USC. When not enjoying the San Gabriel Valley, he spends time at the historic home he restored in Palm Springs — where he is active in the local preservation and real estate scenes as well.
His years of experience in sales and marketing, public relations, social media and Real Estate, coupled with his diverse interests and training in art, design, photography and crisis management provide him a wealth of knowledge and insight when working with buyers and sellers.
Once you experience Todd’s unique brand of passion and excitement for Real Estate, you begin to understand why he’s the right choice when buying or selling… and why he enjoys working so energetically with buyers and sellers alike.
Historic homes, architecturally significant properties, fixers and renovated properties.
Designations: GREEN, GRI