Bay Area Native
I am a Bay Area local, raised in Los Altos Hills, graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Atherton, and, true, to my beloved childhood summers in Santa Cruz, I fulfilled my dream of living full time in Santa Cruz.
Santa Cruz Resident for over 30 Years
While living here in paradise, I spent my first 25 years in education. My undergraduate degree is in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz (Merrill College). I went on to receive a Masters in Education Administration from National university and a Masters in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University. I taught second through fourth graders in Los Gatos for most of those years, ran a tutorial, worked with special needs children at a residential treatment program and directed teacher training and technology training programs for educators.
Santa Cruz and Silicon Valley Real Estate
For the past 10 years I have enjoyed a successful career in real estate. The bulk of my business is here in Santa Cruz County. I am aware of its microclimates, differing property details and the varying communities; information and resources which benefit my clients. I have maintained my ties with Silicon Valley and my affiliated professional memberships include both the Santa Cruz Association and the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. I work with buyers and sellers in both counties. As a Santa Cruz County expert I have the ability to be a bridge between Santa Cruz and the Bay Area. This strengthens my perspective with the market, bringing additional benefit to my clients.
Home is where your story begins
I work to maintain high professional standards, commitment, dedication, and have a strong ambition to surpass your expectations of me. I see my role as guiding, advising, educating and supporting you in making informed decisions around your investment. I look forward to working with you!
As an established local realtor, I am proud to be a part of Alain Pinel Realtors. I have brought to the real estate profession my passion and dedication to helping others achieve their dreams and goals.
Involved in the Community
I am an active fundraiser for Friends of the Library, a volunteer at the Library Tales to Tails Reading Program, Member Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, Member Aptos Chamber of Commerce, Member of OLLIE, USCS Lifelong Learning, Member Capitola-Aptos Rotary.
Professional Organizations and Certifications
Santa Cruz Association of Realtors, SILVAR Association of Realtors, Inman Real Estate, Senior Real Estate Specialist, Santa Cruz County Pro.
SCAOR Local Governing Relations, SCAOR Education Comittee, Trustee Museum of Art History