More than friendly faces

Setting a new standard for luxury in Greater Portland, Maine. We blend trust, expertise, and exclusive insights to elevate your high-end real estate experience, ensuring it's uniquely successful and secure.

Daren Hebold
Founder & CEO, Lux Companies
Daren Hebold provides the leadership, vision & direction for the LUX Companies including LUX Realty, LUX Residential, LUX Partners and LUXOLO . As founder of the LUX Companies, he is a serial entrepreneur who is involved in commercial real estate brokerage, ownership and asset management of both real estate and digital financial (cryptocurrency) assets. Daren’s brokerage work is laser focused on specialty hospitality properties including boutique hotels, large scale restaurants, and wedding & events facilities. Having completed a rigorous educational and experiential curriculum, Daren earned the prestigious and internationally recognized CCIM Designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member) in 2019. Daren also directs investments for his family’s private commercial real estate asset portfolio.
Bernd Krazel
Partner, Lux Companies
Mr. Krczal [pronounced Kric-zal] is a partner in the LUX Companies, has a degree in business administration and is an expert in high growth software businesses and business finance. Notably, he worked for 16 years as Co-Founder and CFO of Greentube Internet Entertainment Solutions. Bernd then helped orchestrate the sale of company to a large international conglomerate and stayed on board as an employee, adding corporate experience to his resume. He moved on to found BrainCap as a vehicle for angel investments into promising startup companies in the fintech segment.
Samantha Drake
Associate Broker, Lux Realty & Financial Controller, Lux Companies
Ms. Drake brings a breadth of skills to LUX, including corporate accounting, commercial real estate brokerage expertise, as well as retail store management and operations. Her organizational skills, persistence, follow through and self motivation combined with a knack for establishing trust and rapport through humor render her an invaluable member of the team.
Emily Whittaker
Residential Property Manager, Lux Residential
Ms. Whittaker has been involved in professional real estate management since 2016 and brings forth excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, reliable follow through and a great sense of humor. Emily's professional credentials include status as a candidate Certified Property Manager (IREM), as well as being a Certified Housing Counselor (HUD).
Adam Mains
Maintenance Director, Lux Residential
Mr. Mains joins LUX as Maintenance Director, skillfully handling repairs, preventative maintenance and asset preservation for our Greater Portland management portfolio. Adam’s professional credentials include being a licensed Maine plumber as well as an ICA Certified Home Inspector. Adam is an experienced maintenance person, having spent the past 13 years at a large residential asset management firm, responsible for all work performed at three significant residential complexes in Maine. 
Head of Security
Chisai, a majestic Great Dane with a gentle sole, serves as the unofficial security guard for the Lux office. At 5 1/2 year old, he commands the space with his imposing presence, yet those who know him are familiar with his sweet and gentle demeanor. His bark, reserved for the rare occasions when he suspects an unfamiliar dog might dare to enter the office, serves as a reminder of his protective instincts. Yet this sound is rarely heard, as Chisai is more often than not content to observe quietly, offering silent companionship and unwavering loyalty to those around him.
About US

Lux Residential

At Lux Residential, we redefine the essence of premium property management by delivering best-in-class services tailored to the unique needs of our clients and tenants. Our expert team is dedicated to providing exceptional renting opportunities, unparalleled support, and comprehensive solutions that go beyond the conventional. With a passion for excellence and a commitment to fostering vibrant communities, Lux Residential stands as a beacon of luxury, convenience, and reliability in residential property management. Discover the difference with us, where your satisfaction is not just a goal—it's our promise.

Lux Realty

Lux Realty stands as a highly adept real estate agency, specializing in high-end commercial sales in the vibrant market area of Greater Portland, Maine. Our team is equipped with unparalleled market insights, offering tailored strategies to meet the sophisticated needs of our discerning clientele. With a deep understanding of the unique dynamics of the Greater Portland area, Lux Realty is committed to navigating complex transactions with precision and expertise. We pride ourselves on our ability to connect investors with premium commercial opportunities, setting new standards in real estate excellence. At Lux Realty, your vision for exceptional investment becomes our mission.