About Leslie

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Meet Leslie

Ranked among the top 1% of Orange County Real Estate Agents, Leslie Thompson is recognized for her professional work ethic and unparalleled customer service. With over 16 years of experience and a founding member of Compass Newport Beach, Leslie’s detailed approach and dedication are unsurpassed. Clients have come to depend on her personalized service and recognize that her innate skills consistently deliver exceptional results.

A resident of Newport Beach for 25 years, Leslie’s keen understanding of the coastal area sets her apart. Clients benefit from her vast knowledge of neighborhood nuances, and she works diligently, providing an analytical approach that enables them to successfully navigate the market with accurate pricing.

Backed by a degree in Business Communications, Leslie has been a top producer in highly competitive and fast-paced industries for decades. Before entering real estate, she led a successful career in television for 15 years. As a TV director, Leslie worked with network affiliates, including ABC, MTV, CBS, and FOX NFL, specializing in live television. A high-level negotiator, she honed her skills in building trusting relationships, facilitating complex contracts, and delivering exceptional programming.

Leslie has lived on Lido Isle with her husband and son for 14 years. An active member of the Lido community, she has served on the Board of Directors and currently presides on the Architectural Committee. Leslie's close affiliations provide her with in-depth knowledge of architectural trends and home values, greatly benefiting her clients.

A trusted resource in Orange County real estate, Leslie's professionalism has earned the respect of both clients and colleagues. Whether you're looking to buy or sell, Leslie looks forward to helping you reach your real estate goals with dedication and utmost care.

Leslie Thompson

REALTOR®
LICENSE NUMBER
01836958
ADDRESS
341 Bayside Dr, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Testimonials

The Miyashiro Family

The Miyashiro Family

We have worked with countless agents over the years to buy and sell homes, and Leslie Thomson is, by far, the best. We have now completed three transactions with her and she has exceeded our expectations, which are high to begi...
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Evelyn & Scott W.

Evelyn & Scott W.

Leslie's exceptional skills as a realtor turned our dream of living on Lido Isle into reality. Her deep understanding of the local market and commitment to our preferences made for a smooth home buying experience. Leslie's genu...
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David & Jill S.

David & Jill S.

Leslie is an exceptional agent and we would strongly recommend her to anyone, particularly those interested in SoCal coastal properties. In one of the hottest real estate markets in memory, she helped us find the perfect beachf...
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Brian & Barbara B.

Brian & Barbara B.

Excellent market knowledge, integrity, smart and dedicated to get the best results for her clients. These are some of the attributes that define Leslie Thompson. We selected Leslie to help us find a new home in Newport Beach an...
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Ron & Cathy T.

Ron & Cathy T.

We have had the good fortune of working with Leslie for several years. Last year, she represented us on the purchase of our current Balboa Peninsula dream home. Recently, Leslie was able to sell our other house on Lido in 15 da...
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Tuan P. & Johanna S.

Tuan P. & Johanna S.

Leslie brings a level of expertise that is incomparable. She made the selling process smooth and guided us through each step. Leslie provided recommendations that helped us get top dollar for our home. Working with Leslie is an...
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The Saleh Family

The Saleh Family

The real estate transaction is likely one of the biggest you will make in your life. Leslie did an outstanding job in the pricing strategies, the staging, the showings, and open houses on our home. She makes the transaction sea...
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Sam S.

Sam S.

Leslie Thompson was more than I could have wished for. In this market with limited inventory, she found my dream home, an off-market opportunity, through her close connections. Leslie's determination to bring the deal together ...
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Della Grotta Family

Della Grotta Family

Leslie was a true professional throughout the entire process of selling our home. She expertly guided us with market values and pricing and assisted with the many facets of getting the home ready to sell. She did not miss a bea...
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David & Laura

David & Laura

We have purchased many houses over the years and never experienced the knowledge and assistance that we received from Leslie. She handled both sides of the transaction in an extremely professional and fair manner. Both before a...
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Larry & Patricia P.

Larry & Patricia P.

What a pleasure it was working with Leslie! She handled the process of purchasing our bay front property in a truly professional manner as well as negotiated a very good price for our property. Leslie was on top of everything a...
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Stephanie & John L.

Stephanie & John L.

Leslie met with us and listened to what we wanted. Leslie spent time taking our family around Newport, touring neighborhoods, answering questions, and showing us houses. She is extremely knowledgeable about the market and is sm...
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Matt B.

Matt B.

Leslie is a true professional in her field and worked above and beyond in the sale of our home and the subsequent purchase of our new home. She is exceptionally responsive, detail-oriented, knowledgeable, and worked in our best...
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Nora L.

Nora L.

In this age where 'customer service' has dropped to the bottom of the priority list for most businesses, it has been an enormous pleasure to work with someone who excels at that old-fashioned notion be helpful to your client! O...
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The Su Family

The Su Family

Leslie has represented us on three transactions in Costa Mesa and Newport beach. She is organized, resourceful, and a pleasure to work with. Leslie brings a level of expertise and thoughtfulness that is difficult to emulate. I ...
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Christina C.

Christina C.

I first met Leslie when I purchased a house she was representing. Due to her knowledge of the business and the Newport Beach and Eastside CM area, I chose her again to purchase and sell two other houses. Leslie has integrity, s...
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Dave & Maxine Z.

Dave & Maxine Z.

We met Leslie Thompson in 2014 when she represented the seller in our first purchase on Lido Isle. From 2019-2020 and 2020-2021, Leslie represented us in rental agreements. In November of 2021, she sold our home for us and assi...
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Jason S.

Jason S.

In dealing with many realtors over the years I can say without hesitation that Leslie Thompson is the most helpful, effective, and professional realtor I have ever worked with. Not to mention that she is also a lovely person wh...
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The Emery Family

The Emery Family

We have never found anyone as professional as Leslie Thompson. Our experience in purchasing a house was a 10+ because of Leslie. She is tremendously knowledgeable, diligent, thorough, timely and delightful to work with. We will...
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Tim & Liz E.

Tim & Liz E.

Leslie Thompson represented us during our recent purchase. From our initial conversation through the close of escrow, our experience was first-rate! Our questions were anticipated, and thoughtful solutions were recommended. Les...
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Work With Leslie

Leslie Thompson's detailed approach and dedication are unsurpassed. Clients depend on her personalized service and recognize that her innate skills consistently deliver exceptional results. Whether you're looking to buy or sell, Leslie looks forward to helping you reach your real estate goals with utmost care.

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