Cameron Merage

CEO & Founder, First Team Real Estate

Cameron Merage's front–line experiences as a top agent perfected his precise skills, nurtured his unrivalled understanding of consumers' needs and gained him the professional resources necessary for success in the real estate industry. Early in his career, Mr. Merage personally completed hundreds of transactions involving millions of dollars of sales volume during his five years in home sales. He parlayed his hands–on experience into a long–term strategic vision for First Team, based on an unwavering commitment to client service, value creation and unmatched knowledge of the local market.

Following his graduation with a B.S. degree in Business and Marketing from Sacramento State University, Mr. Merage began his career in 1971 in Newport Beach, California, and consistently achieved top sales records with a leading real estate corporation. An innovator by nature, he founded First Team Real Estate in 1976 and rapidly established his reputation as one of the top–producing real estate professionals in Southern California.

The Merage family is a philanthropic pillar of Orange County, with a long history of diverse humanitarian, academic and cultural giving that has left an indelible mark on the community. Cameron Merage has remained true to his philanthropic roots, founding and personally overseeing "First in Our Hearts," a charitable foundation that, he explained, "exists to build on and focus First Team® Real Estate's long tradition of working to make life better in the communities we serve."

A brilliant entrepreneur, Mr. Merage enjoys meeting the new challenges that arise in a constantly evolving real estate industry. His passion for harnessing innovation and creativity have helped to increase the First Team market share and position his company at the top of its industry.