NICOLAI GLAZER | Principal

949-306-8339 | Nicolai@nicolaiglazer.com | DRE#01857997


Nicolai Glazer is a real estate professional with 40+ years of local knowledge, unparalleled historical insight, bottom-line business sense and a rare appreciation for the nuances of coastal living. 


Born and raised in Southern California, Nicolai was educated locally through high school in Corona del Mar, and he went on to receive his degree in psychology from the California State University, Long Beach. Ever-rooted with an Orange County focus, he was for 15 years a local business owner servicing an array of companies in the burgeoning fashion apparel and action sports industry.


An experienced homeowner and seller himself, Nicolai's commitment to his hometown goes far beyond the walls of his residence, stretching deep into the community and abroad. He has served for 12 years and the current acting President of the Lido Sands Community Association. He is a regular contributing member of the Surf-rider Foundation, Surf Aid International and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He is also an ex semi professional surfer, 2nd degree black belt martial artist, and is a ready-and-able certified swift water rescue resource when called upon.


Nicolai is inspired to bring integrity and solid guidance to home buyers and sellers in the areas he knows best: West Newport Beach, local Bays and Peninsulas, Costa Mesa, Corona Del Mar, Huntington Beach and bordering coastal communities. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors, and Southern California Regional MLS and Certified Relocation Specialist.



Reed Saffell | Executive Assistant

949-280-1237 | Reed@nicolaiglazer.com | DRE#01981474

As a Newport Beach native, Reed posseses more than 25 years of local knowledge. 


Reed prides himself of having an unparalleled work ethic, infectious personality and a hunger to keep learning and understanding our local market.  


Reed Graduated from CSUC and has been in real estate since his freshman year in college, receiving his Real Estate license at 21 years old.    


Currently serving as the executive assistant to Nicolai and his team, Reed's responsibilities include developing the marketing strategy for each property prior to hitting the market. 


Since Reed is constantly out in the field, he oversees all forms of social media for the group. 


When not woking Reed enjoys surfing, heading to his parents Havasu house, and spending time with his girlfriend, Ali. 



Wendy Maddocks | Real Estate advisor

949-378-9275 | Wendy@nicolaiglazer.com | DRE#2056627

Wendy Maddocks began her real estate career to combine her passion for excellent customer service with her love of real estate. As a long time resident of Newport Beach, she enjoys sharing the many amazing attributes of coastal living with her clientele, both local and from out of the area. 


Recognizing that real estate transactions are often major life events, she works earnestly to create a smooth process for her clients.


Born and raised in Orange County, Wendy is familiar with the many different communities surrounding Newport Beach, including Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Seal Beach and Fountain Valley. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business from California State University, Long Beach and has over 25 years experience in customer service driven businesses. She is an active member in her community, having served as President of both the PTA and private foundation of her children’s elementary school. Additionally, she is the past treasurer of a local after school program benefiting the underserved junior and high school students of the local school district.


A happily married mother of three, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, supporting her husband’s passion for surfing, and cheering her kids on in their many activities.

Corey nunez | Real estate advisor

714-402-8795 | Corey@nicolaiglazer.com | DRE#2046982

As a member of the Nicolai Glazer real estate group, i combine my own skills with those of our entire team of agents who work closely to benefit our buyers and sellers.


 Our firm is ideally sized to represent you, effectively small enough to act quickly, but big enough to deliver the powerful resources and connections needed to get rewarding results for our clients. The best way to tell you what type of representation we provide is to just ask our clients. I would be send their comments along to you. 


Whether you are looking to buy or sell, or just curious about the current real estate market. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with me by text, phone call or email. I look forward to being of service to you. 

Valerie Colwell | Real Estate Advisor

949-422-3247 | Valerie@nicolaiglazer.com | DRE# 01475529

Valerie Colwell is a first generation American whose family migrated from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She was born and raised in Orange County and continues to embrace all the incredible lifestyle elements that make this place her home. Licensed since 2006, Valerie extensive real estate knowledge also includes four years of mortgage loan experience, holding her notary license, and a passion for staging and remodeling. Sellers count on her to show the property in the best light for optimal market positioning and Buyers rely on her guidance to imagine themselves transforming a space into a home.


Valerie is focused on bringing joy and significance to every real estate transaction and specializes in the following cities:


Valerie holds a MBA from Chapman University and a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from California State University, Long Beach. She enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her spouse and two sons. She currently resides in Laguna Niguel.