Kristi Knowles, Sales Associate

Kristi had a successful career in sales and marketing for some of the top media companies including CBS, Viacom, Cox Communications and Clear Channel. She quickly became a top producing account representative due to her attentive customer service, strong work ethic and by creating unique, successful solutions for her clients. Her insight into the market, along with her ability to execute propelled her into leadership roles. 

Kristi decided to become a stay-at-home mother after her second child and be as involved as possible in the life surrounding her children. She took the drive and determination to help her clients and applied it to help improve local community organizations as she has always had a heart to help wherever she could. Kristi’s leadership roles include:

- PTA Co-President, Pacific Elementary

- PTA Co-President, Manhattan Beach Middle School

- PTA Vice President of Volunteers, Pacific Elementary

- PTA Treasurer, Manhattan Beach Middle School

- PTA Parliamentarian, Manhattan Beach Middle School

- Manhattan Beach Little League Aux Board Member (5+ years)

- Manhattan Beach Education Foundation Board Member

- District Advisory Council Member (4 years)

- Room Mom for more than 13 teachers/classrooms

- Young at Art Docent

These are but a few of the many roles Kristi has managed over the years.


Many families choose to live in Manhattan Beach because of the strength of the school system. Kristi’s experience and involvement in the Manhattan Beach School District and the Manhattan Beach community make her uniquely qualified to help her real estate clients understand the nuances of any school in the district. Kristi's chief goal in guiding families through the purchase of a home is to ensure the best fit in terms of schools for their children.

Kristi is a Southern California native and a long time Manhattan Beach resident. She is a member of the National Association of Realtors (N.A.R.), the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.), and the South Bay Association of Realtors (SBAOR).

NOTE: Kristi has partnered with Jim Lisi, OSSIA's Principal Broker, who has more than 14 years experience and is consistently ranked as one of the top brokers in Southern California.

If you have any questions about searching for or selling a property, or property management, please feel free to contact Kristi below.

BRE No. 02027403
(310) 779-8890 cell