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Cal BRE#: 01224433

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Luxury Property Specialist (Luxury Specialist)

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Professional Philosophy

Your house is one of your most important financial investments, but more importantly where you live everyday. Buying or selling your house is a process that should be positive and exciting. I will help you find a house just right for you at the best possible price, or sell your house at the highest possible price. My value to you is in negotiating the best price for you and in making sure you never leave any money on the table. My goal is to do such a good job that you will not want to buy or sell another house without me. I want to be in your real estate life forever!

Professional Experience

Coldwell Banker Realtor Associate since 1997
15 years prior consultative sales/marketing with Eastman Kodak Company and GE Capital


Sales Career Resources' sales and negotiation training and coaching since 1998

CalBRE Continuing Education 1997 to present

Duke University, BA, graduated with honors
Duke University, junior year abroad, Spain

Professional Affiliations

2009 - Top 10 - Coldwell Banker Oakland-Piedmont Office
2007 - Top 100 - Coldwell Banker San Francisco Bay Area
Realtor® of the Year 2004 - Oakland Association of Realtors®
International President's Club - 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007

International Sterling Society - 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013

International Diamond Society - 1998, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2011
Oakland Association of Realtors®; President - Multiple Listing Service 2004 and 2005; California and National Association of Realtors®
National Association of Investment Clubs, Sourdough Stock Selectors club President 2000 and 2001
Duke University Alumni Association; past local alumni club President, Los Angeles and San Francisco
Duke University Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee member - prospective student interviews (since graduation to present)

Personal Background

Exciting, successful consultative sales and marketing in the corporate world and real estate have honed my sales and negotiation skills. Varied experience of living in multiple areas of the USA and abroad, along with home buying, selling in multiple offers, and custom building and remodeling enrich my background further to serve my clients. Work with my church family, local elementary school, Duke Alumni and Habitat For Humanity keep me humble and appreciative of the opportunity to serve others.