Real Estate Sales, Marketing and Research Firm Polaris Pacific Adds Veteran Emily Norton in Los Angeles


Contact: Ron Heckmann (510) 652-5800  

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (November 13, 2014)—Polaris Pacific, the premier West Coast real estate sales, marketing and research firm, announced today veteran housing marketer Emily Norton has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office as Project Director, overseeing current properties in downtown L.A. and in Glendale, among others in Orange County and the L.A. basin. Polaris Pacific’s Southern California team is currently in sales or planning phases of properties totaling more than 1,000 units of housing.

“In the past decade, Emily was integrally involved in the sales and marketing of over 25 of the most prominent and successful urban properties in Southern California,” said Johanna Gunther, Vice President-Regional Manager for Polaris Pacific. “It’s a rare combination in urban housing.”

Emily Norton brings more than 12 years of sales and marketing experience to the Polaris Pacific team. Prior to joining the company, Emily worked alongside two divisions of Lennar Homes as a Field Account Lead at Swirl Inc. and as a Regional Account Manager for The Ryness Company where she oversaw the marketing, sales and closings of more than 2,000 homes across a variety of communities in Southern California. 

About Polaris Pacific

With 30 years of experience, San Francisco-based Polaris Pacific ( is the premier West Coast sales, marketing and research firm for high-density residential real estate. From land acquisition, entitlement and architectural review to brand development, market launches and cutting-edge marketing technologies, Polaris Pacific analyzes each new property to consistently outperform competitors and maximize value at every step of the process. That's why leading real estate developers and financial partners such as Tishman Speyer, Trumark Urban, Canyon Capital Realty Advisors, Lennar Urban, Emerald Fund, The Pauls Corporation, Oyster Development, ULLICO, Citibank, Regis Homes, and Paramount rely on Polaris Pacific’s unrivaled understanding of market intelligence, homebuyer dynamics and sales and marketing expertise.