Rachael Hill and Lori Vaden West Group have affiliated with Coldwell Banker Apex from Ebby Halliday and Compass respectively

DALLAS, T.X. (September 28, 2023) – Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, an AnywhereSM (NYSE: HOUS) brand, is thrilled to announce that Rachael Hill, a top producing individual agent, and members of the Lori Vaden West Group led by award-winning agent, Lori Vaden West, have affiliated with Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors. Both Hill and Vaden West are well known for their extensive luxury property experience, representing $115M in total sales volume last year.

Joining Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors in Q1 2023, Hill has been named a Dallas Best and Dallas Top Producers by D Magazine since 2016, responsible for $45M in real estate sales. Her exceptional knowledge of the Metroplex, coupled with her ability to quickly understand her clients’ needs, have earned her tremendous success as a listing and buyer’s specialist. Staying abreast of market trends and up-and-coming areas have allowed Hill to embrace the latest technological innovations in the real estate industry over the years.

“What really stood out to me as soon as I joined the Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors team was the overall culture of the brokerage. I’ve greatly appreciated how our leaders are so readily accessible, which helps create an overall positive work environment filled with close collaboration,” says Hill. “Because of that, I feel what I bring to the table is truly appreciated and valued by CB Apex, Realtors. After just a few months, I couldn’t be any happier working with such a stellar and supportive team.”

With over 20 years of experience in marketing homes in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, Vaden West and her group of real estate professionals are highly respected throughout the Metroplex for their professionalism, excellence and detail-oriented efforts, with Vaden West herself being recognized by D Magazine as a Top Producer and Best Real Estate Agent. As a group, they have been responsible for over $70M in real estate sales last year alone and ranked in the Top 1% of real estate professionals in the United States by REAL Trends and #2 Compass agent for DFW. While serving all price points and clientele across the Metroplex, the Lori Vaden West Group excels in representing Global Luxury Listings with their unique staging, marketing and contract negotiation strategies.

“Being in complete service to others has been the guiding force throughout my life, which aligns well with the meaning behind the Coldwell Banker brand’s North Star logo. I’m delighted to serve as that North Star for my clients with the team at Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors, helping them as they navigate the home buying and selling process,” says Vaden West. “For me, real estate isn’t just about buying and selling homes, it’s about nurturing each individual I meet and turning hope into action!”

Established in 1973, Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors is a third-generation family-owned business with now 20 offices across Texas and 2 in Louisiana. The company has grown to be one of the Top 2 Coldwell Banker firms in the United States with recent acquisitions, Top 48 firms of all affiliations in the United States, a principal broker for the prestigious Cartus Broker Network and the #1 Woman-Owned Coldwell Banker company in the United States. One of the fastest growing brokerage firms, Coldwell Banker Apex ranked in the Top 50 Movers of the United States by REAL Trends for four of the last five years as it continues to attract an increasing number of top-producing agents in the Dallas-Fortworth area.

“We’re incredibly excited to have two powerhouse agents join our close-knit team,” said Lori Arnold, president and owner of Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors. “Through the strength of the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury program, we look forward to Rachael and Lori and her team taking advantage of all of the program’s robust offerings in order to better serve their clients.”

 About Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

Powered by its network of 100,000 affiliated sales professionals in more than 2,700 offices across 39 countries and territories, the Coldwell Banker® system is a leading provider of full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage services. The Coldwell Banker brand prides itself on its history of expertise, honesty and an empowering culture of excellence since its beginnings in 1906. The Coldwell Banker brand is committed to providing its network of affiliated sales agents with the tools and insights needed to excel in today’s marketplace and is known for its bold leadership and dedication to driving the industry forward. The brand was named among the 2023 Women’s Choice Award® “9 out of 10 Customer Recommended Real Estate Agency.” Blue is bold and the integrity and values of the Coldwell Banker brand give the Gen Blue network an unbeatable edge. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each office is independently owned and operated. To join Coldwell Banker Real Estate and unlock the Gen Blue possibilities, please visit

Senior Manager, Public Relations & Giving for Coldwell Banker. Grew up in Sarasota and attended college at Western Carolina University. Athena wanted to wake up in that city that doesn’t sleep so headed to Madison Avenue to start her marketing career. She has been with this awesome brand for more than 15 years and can be found generating buzz about CB in every way possible. Athena helps to grow the brand’s position as the most storied real estate company within the industry and has led many high-profile endeavors; she was at the forefront of the brand’s pioneering smart home campaign, raised $6 million in two years to build 130 Habitat for Humanity homes, and led the Homes for Dogs program in partnership with that resulted in tens-of-thousands of dogs finding their furever home. She currently leads the CB Supports St. Jude program, which encourages the Coldwell Banker network’s 96,000+ real estate agents to make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital for every real estate transaction they represent. In her spare time, you can find her either digging up a new area in her yard for another flower bed or planning her next travel adventure. She's the proud mom of three cats Jolene, Ziggy and Lucy.

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