Posted February 15, 2019 in Company by Janine St.Denis

In addition to opening a sleek and stylish new office in this beautiful seaside town in California’s legendary Orange County, Northrop & Johnson is proud to welcome aboard Sales Brokers Jim Elliott, Todd Rittenhouse, Tom Corkett and Dennis Moran. With more than 100 years of combined yachting industry experience, this outstanding team of long-time Ardell Yacht & Ship Brokers has its fingers on the pulse of the West Coast yachting market.

Jim has dedicated the last 30-plus years to helping buyers find their ideal yacht matches in both the sail and power categories.

Tom is a Newport Beach native who has extensive industry knowledge and an exceptional sailing resume. 

Todd also is a SoCal local who grew up on the water; he has his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marine Transportation and holds and unlimited tonnage USCG license.

Dennis, who is originally from the Pacific Northwest, is exceptionally devoted to the marine industry, holding various industry roles, such as President of California Yacht Brokers Association, California Yacht Brokers Association Board of Directors member, Advisory Board Member — Catalina Island Conservancy Marineros and more.

This team of sales brokers is dedicated to serving the yachting needs of Newport Beach and beyond. Now armed with Northrop & Johnson’s exceptional industry leading marketing tools and innovative intelligence systems, Jim, Todd, Tom and Dennis will continue their exceptional level of service backed up by Northrop & Johnson’s impressive array of tools to better assist their clients.

“With more than thirty years of yachting industry experience, I have found that working with Northrop & Johnson is a most enjoyable and professional experience,” says Sales Broker Jim Elliott. “Northrop & Johnson is able to get the job done to complete satisfaction to both their buyers and sellers. Northrop & Johnson has an astute approach to data, Internet, marketing, print advertising and networking that is current and exceptional. I’m looking forward to joining the team and staff, all of whom are complete professionals.”

The Newport Beach, California, office will specialize in yacht brokerage, new construction and retail charter.

For more information on Northrop & Johnson’s new Newport Beach, California, office, please contact

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