3501 Jamboree Road
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Carol began her career in CBRE’s New Orleans, Louisiana office where she was the top office leasing broker before transferring in 1989 to Southern California. Since then, she has specialized in the South Orange County and Airport Area markets, which encompasses in excess of 80 million square feet of office space.
Carol is well-known and respected among her peers and clients for her ability to strategically source, market and position her client’s assets. Since 1995, her team has represented some of the County’s most notable developments including The Summit, a 1,700,000 square foot office project in Aliso Viejo, and South Coast Metro Center a 400,000 square foot office project for lease and sale.
In addition, Carol has assisted corporate users such as Time Warner, Electronic Arts, and Square Soft in real estate strategy development, research, site acquisition, financial planning and analysis in all levels of tenant representation.
- University of New Orleans, Bachelor of Science; Marketing and Finance
- Time Warner
- Electronic Arts
- Parker Properties
- Brookhollow Development
We focus on office property agency leasing and acquisitions/dispositions throughout Orange County as well as occupier advisory and transaction services locally, throughout the US and internationally.
A pleasure to meet you! We are the Kelly-Trapani team, a highly accomplished all-female team of exceptional real estate professionals based in Newport Beach, California. We deliver the highest level of expertise, professionalism, and results in the Orange County commercial real estate market and look forward to working with you.
We focus on office and R&D property agency leasing and acquisitions/dispositions throughout Orange County as well as occupier advisory and transaction services locally, throughout the US and internationally.
Allison Kelly and Carol Trapani became a powerhouse female team in 2009. With Carol’s 30+ year career at CBRE and Allison’s 18+ year career, they bring tremendous experience to marketing existing, ground up development and repositioned office properties resulting in successful leasing outcomes. They are also highly accomplished in executing complex sale, lease and build to suit transactions as well as delivering the highest level of results to their occupier clients.
Rachel Pourcho and Emily Ishibashi provide the foundational support for the team with their invaluable execution of property marketing plans, administration and client service. Rachel established her career at CBRE many years ago and continues to shine as an exceptional professional providing excellent communication and execution skills to our clients. Emily is our newest team member excelling in accounting, property marketing and team management.
Thank you for your interest in our team. We look forward to connecting with you!
“Allison understands what is important to us, has a strong grasp of the market dynamics and has helped our company make smart, strategic real estate decisions to support our current operational needs and future growth projections. She is an excellent real estate professional and works very well with our in-house facilities team.” Glenn Sasaki, CFO
“Allison is an excellent partner for Cruzan – she understands our brand, our goals and is outstanding to work with. Through Allison’s ‘can-do’ approach, she has been able to articulate our vision for a South Orange County office property to the brokerage and tenant communities. As a result, she has effectively marketed and leased the property above our targeted rent projections!” Stacy Meronoff, Cruzan
“Allison was great to work with. She understood the variables we needed to evaluate being an international corporation with a growing presence in the US, brought the right resources to the table and ultimately secured at lease in the right location for us with built-in flexibility for our Orange County operation.” Wes Kubik, Rakuten