Meet Adrian Leeds® and the Adrian Leeds Group

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Adrian Leeds, Real Estate Professional

Adrian Leeds was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and spent a year on a kibbutz in Israel before settling into family life and building her career—first in Knoxville, Tennessee, then in Los Angeles, California before moving to France. She came with more than 21 years of experience in marketing and public relations—first with Levi Strauss & Company, then with television station promotion, broadcast sales, media buying, and ultimately with her own firm marketing and public relations firm. In 1994, she moved to Paris with her family for a one-year “sabbatical”...and never left.

In her need to survive in the City of Light as a single mother, Adrian created a variety of businesses devoted to assisting other expatriates in their quest to fulfill their dream to live in France. She wrote and published the first online Paris restaurant guide in 1996, Adrian Leeds' Top 100 Cheap Insider Paris Restaurants (no longer available); created and ran Parler Parlor for 20 years, a French-English conversation group; and has filmed more than 50 episodes of HGTV’s House Hunters International since 2006! On top of it all, Adrian has hosted dozens of conferences and workshops, as well as been featured as a speaker at dozens of others. On the second Tuesday of every month, Adrian hosts a free “coffee gathering” in Paris at which there is always a speaker—a way for Adrian to give something back to the community she loves.

Adrian has a passion for writing and has been publishing three online publications a week since 2001!: Monday and Wednesday's Nouvellettres®, and French Property Insider, which all have a large following. Subscribe here to dive into these popular publications.

Her company, the Adrian Leeds Group, is a licensed real estate agency offering complete property consultation services primarily for North Americans and other Anglophones wanting to live and/or invest in France. She is considered the premier property expert in France for the North American community.

For press interviews, TV appearances, or to book Adrian for speaking engagements, contact us below or email us at: [email protected]. Get Press & Media details here.

The Team

Adrian’s formidable team of expatriates work with her and her resourced partners to provide the property services that fulfill the needs of all of her clients. Get to know the team that you can count on, just as Adrian does:

Luz Diaz

Search Consultant

Ella Dyer

Search Consultant

Jennifer Parrette

Search Consultant

Kathy Grassi

Search Consultant

Bernard Burch

Search Consultant

Delia Dobreanu

Search Consultant

David Sprawls

Search Consultant

Katie Friedland

Search Consultant and Client Relations

Willow Miller-Cornu

Rental Search Consultant and Administrative Assistant

Zerina Serulle

Search Consultant

Patty Sadauskas

Client Account & Operations Manager

Schuyler Hoffman

Content Management & Nouvellettre Producer

Adrian and the whole team at Adrian Leeds Group were the most incredibly pleasant and professional people to work with throughout the entire process.

— LESLIE S. AND ADAM R.

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