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More about Gerry Lawrence

Professional Philosophy

I love real estate. I know real estate. I love to help others in their real estate needs. I dedicate myself to make either the selling or the buying experience a totally positive one for those whom I am fortunate enough to represent. I strive in perfect communication in everything I do. I dedicate myself to enable a trouble-free transaction and am satisfied with nothing less. I bring the ultimate in discipline & professionalism into my career.

Professional Affiliations

California Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors. Mid-Peninsula Regional Open Space Volunteer. Member of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors (SILVAR). SILVAR Budget and Finance committee member. SILVAR Charitable Foundation Board of Directors member. VEGA volunteer for the Los Altos Senior Center for in-home repairs for our Senior population in Los Altos & Los Altos Hills. Member of the Board of Directors for the ALTA California Eye Research Foundation. Member of the Board of Directors for PACE - Pacific Autism Center for Education.

Personal Background

I have been a Los Altoan since 1955. I am a member of the first 4-year graduating class from Los Altos High School in 1959. I have been happily married since 1972 and my wife, Margot, has been a permanent fixture downtown at such places as Peets Coffee, Jazzercise, Le Boulanger, Tiedown, etc. I have 3 daughters and 2 grand-children. I am an avid sports fans, especially of Stanford sports and a member of the Stanford Golf Course. I also enjoy grand-parenting, hiking, investing, and travelling.

Professional Experience

I sold real estate in Colorado in 1971 & 1972. I relocated back to this area late 1972 to attend graduate school at Stanford University. I obtained my California Real Estate Broker's license in 1975. Between 1973 and 1997, while very active personally in the local real estate market, I pursued a career at Intel Corporation in Sales & Marketing management. I took early retirement from Intel in 1997 to pursue a full-time real estate career, marrying my avocation to my vocation.

Education

1966-B.S. U.S.M.A., West Point, New York
1971 - Colorado Real Estate Salesman's License
1971-M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado
1973-M.S. Materials Science, Stanford University
1975 - California Real Estate Broker's License
1975-1997 Numerous Achievements Awards at Intel
1985-Certified Financial Planner, College for Financial Planning, Denver