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John Polovina, Real Estate Professional

John Polovina, an experienced real estate professional and accomplished entrepreneur and turn-around executive, now brings his practice to Arbor Real Estate. His clients at Arbor will benefit not only from his significant local market expertise, but also from his impressive background in strategic business growth and management, which spans three decades and numerous successful startups, corporate repositionings and company sales.

Polovina is especially known for his proven track record of skilled negotiation, complex deal structuring and for driving transactions forward efficiently and in his clients’ best interests. His loyal following of discerning clients also cite his highly effective communication style and responsive service as key factors in their continuing referrals of him to friends and family.

A 35-year resident of Newport Beach, Polovina resides with his wife Kay, also a real estate agent. He is passionate about supporting and giving back to his community. He has served as President of the Lido Isle Board of Directors for two terms, and also has served on the Boards of Directors for the Newport Harbor Yacht Club, We Are Ocean and Newport Harbor Baseball - the latter for a 10-year tenure. In addition, Polovina was a founder and served on the Board of Directors for the Newport Harbor High School Foundation - and has been instrumental in raising $20 million for the school.

Prior to launching his career in business and real estate, Polovina was a pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. He is a graduate of San Diego State University.

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