Prior to joining the Steinborn team, Carl headed up the Alameda Property Group-Residential Sales Division. He acquired his real estate license in the year 2000. Carl achieved "Multi-million Dollar Producer" status his first year in the business and was given the "Rising Star Award". Carl's local roots, innovative marketing skills, computer knowledge, Chamber of Commerce membership, Las Cruces Homebuilders Association membership, business affiliations and Dale Carnegie training have been instrumental in his success. His marketing techniques are fresh, innovative, and technologically oriented. Real Estate: It's a career, not a hobby!
Born in 1961, Carl Topley is a Las Cruces native whose local family roots date back to 1934. He has been a jeweler since 1977 and is a graduate gemologist. During his tenure as manager of southern New Mexico's largest jewelry factory, he supervised 35 employees, directed marketing campaigns, and set hundreds of thousands of diamonds in his career as a jeweler. While working in Scottsdale, Arizona, Carl headed the jewelry division model department of the world's third largest art gallery franchise at the time. Here, he was responsible for the direction or creation of jewelry interpretations of internationally renowned artist's works. Erte', Agam, Vassareley, Georges Braques, Lebadang, Shemi, and Jablonski are just a few of the artists who licensed and approved the production of these limited edition "Art to Wear" pieces. These jewelry items were available for purchase in 63 art galleries around the world including London, Paris, Tokyo, New York, San Francisco, Chicago and Sidney to name a few locations. They ranged from $200 to $15,000 in value.