Ardery and Cannon Go Platinum

Jim ArderyJim Ardery and Diane Cannon were recently honored with the Chairman’s Circle Platinum award by Prudential Real Estate, in recognition of their outstanding sales last year. The achievement ranks Ardery and Cannon at the top one percent of more than 54,000 Prudential agents nationwide.

As the #1 ranked Prudential team in coastal real estate in Orange County for two years running, Ardery and Cannon are known for their focus on ethical business practices and complex understanding of the local market. Based out of the company’s Laguna Beach office, they specialize in the marketing and sale of fine homes and luxury estates throughout the California Riviera.

“The tenacity that Jim and Diane apply to the goals of their clients has positioned them at the forefront of the industry for many years,” said Jim Vermilya, manager of Prudential’s Laguna Beach office. “Their incredible track record of success in real estate is proof that their clients appreciate the value of their hard work and professionalism.”

Cannon noted that the team has excelled by customizing their marketing plans to highlight the best attributes of every listing and target the largest pools of potential buyers. “No two properties are the same,” she says, “so we create a specialized campaign for all of our sellers’ homes that showcases their most attractive features. This has been essential to our goal of providing short market times and high sale prices.”

Ardery commented that the team has been successful with assisting their buyers as a result of their commitment to help them make sound decisions. “People want to find a lifestyle that fits their dreams and priorities,” he says, “so I give my clients a personal tour of every inch of every property they are interested in, to ensure it suits their current and future needs.”

Cannon is an expert negotiator with an in-depth knowledge of Emerald Bay and the surrounding communities. Ardery is an industry veteran with 30 years of experience and remarkable business sense, formed from launching and managing three successful Laguna Beach-area real estate brokerages. Leveraging their diverse backgrounds and unique skill sets, combined with their vast local network of professional alliances, they provide their clients with attentive and thorough representation.

Jim Ardery and Diane Cannon can be contacted through Prudential California Realty’s Laguna Beach office, at 949-887-3823 or 949-230-1200, respectively; or via email at, or

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