GET TO KNOW US.

Everyone’s situation and needs are different – and so are the members of our team. From our diverse backgrounds and life experiences, to our specialized knowledge and expertise in all facets of real estate, you’ll find people here that you can really connect with. We also all work together, so you don’t have to rely on one Realtor for everything like other brokerages. Everyone at Holmes Burrell is invested in your success.

Arun Burrell
Arun Burrell
Owner/Broker

DRE#01393086

DRE#01393086

My North Bay roots run deep. I grew up in Novato, where my parents still live, went to local schools and after college at UCSC returned to call Marin County my home. What that gives me—in addition to my real estate expertise—is a level of local knowledge, insight and a network of resources that only comes with decades of time here. I’ve always believed that home is such an important place in our lives and whether you’re buying or selling, it’s one of those big decisions that you have to get right. That’s where I come in. I genuinely love helping everyone learn and successfully navigate today’s real estate market. From day one, I’m here to take the pressure off and become your trusted guide. My sole focus is looking out for you and my process is all about making things as approachable, organized and stress-free as possible. You’ll always know what the next step is, what your options are, and what’s in your best interest. When you work with me, I’m by your side every step of the way of the home. Before starting Holmes Burrell with Jason in 2013, I was already a top-performing Realtor for over a decade at highly-regarded Bay Area brokerages like Pacific Union International and Frank Howard Allen. Over the years, I learned from some of the very best and it’s helped me build the different kind of real estate experience—with hundreds of happy clients, an amazing team and a top independent brokerage as a result. I currently live in Fairfax with my wife (who’s a local school teacher) and our teenage daughter. Being true our roots, you’ll usually find us at local concerts, on the tennis court and especially around the water. As a collegiate swimmer and team captain, I still love the pool, but these days I’m known more as “coach”, which is incredibly rewarding. I also grew up surfing and it’s a love that I’ve proudly been able to pass on to our daughter. It’s one of our favorite ways to spend time together, so you’ll frequently see us paddling out from one of our local beaches. I look forward to getting to know you and helping however I can. Please don’t hesitate to reach out and ask me anything. From the best schools in the area, to the best local eats, to the best mortgage brokers around, I’m more than your Realtor, I’m your go-to for everything.

Jason Holmes
Jason Holmes
Owner/Broker

DRE#01355552

DRE#01355552

This is supposed to be about me, but it’s really about you. Any decent Realtor can help you buy or sell a property, but it’s about so much more than just a transaction. It’s your money, your dreams, your goals, your future “home”—and that’s a fiduciary and personal duty to you I hold sacred. I know how life-changing this whole process can be and that’s why taking care of you like family is my only focus. When you put people first, it changes everything. My clients call me for all kinds of things (even years afterward) because of the relationship that we build together. They know I care. They know I have their back. They know I’ll always steer them in the right direction. They know I’m the one to call. I wouldn’t trade that for anything in the world. My love for the North Bay (especially Marin) is never-ending and I bring decades of expertise here not only as a top 1% Realtor, but also as someone who is truly local. I know the neighborhoods, the local vibes, the schools, the shops, the restaurants and everything in between really, really well. There’s simply no substitute for that local life experience and I pride myself on being the go-to guy who guides you, connects you and helps you achieve your goals here like no one else can. When I’m not doing that, I’m enjoying life in San Rafael with my wife and three daughters. One is a senior in high school, one is currently in college at UC Irvine and one is a recent graduate of UC Davis. They are my world. We absolutely love and live the active lifestyle that being in Marin offers us. From snowboarding in the mountains of nearby Lake Tahoe, to enjoying local arts, music and food, to traveling, we’re rarely sit still. I’m also an avid mountain biker—which is why I know every trail in the county—and I love tennis. In fact, my wife and I captain the mixed double team at our local club. While I love sports, just spending any kind of time with my girls is my still my favorite activity. I can’t wait to meet and welcome you to the Holmes Burrell family. I’m here to listen, guide and help in any way I can, so please look to me as someone you can always call. At the end of the day, all I need are happy clients who truly love their homes or get the best sales price. Because when that happens, everyone wins.

Favor Kirkland
Favor Kirkland
Realtor, Senior Operations Manager

DRE#01459447

DRE#01459447

The buying and selling process in real estate typically has a lot of moving parts, but when it’s done right, it should never feel overwhelming. Serving as both a Realtor and the Senior Operations Manager of Holmes Burrell, it’s my job to make everything smoother and easier for our team and our clients. I’ve been a licensed realtor for over 20 years and bring tons of expertise in real estate operations, marketing and account management to Holmes Burrell. It’s helped us build an incredibly thorough end-to-end buying and selling process that puts our clients first and ensures their success. At the end of the day, there’s nothing better than smiling, happy clients and knowing that I’m an important part of why. Marin has always been home for me and I feel like I really lucked out. While I grew up in Mill Valley, the Marinwood area of San Rafael is now “home”. Between all of Marin’s natural beauty, our proximity to so much else in the Bay Area and having all of my close family and friends here, there’s just no better place. When I’m not working on real estate, you will probably find me hiking around Mt. Tam, in a good yoga class or spending quality time with family. I feel like I’ve truly found my place at Holmes Burrell and am thrilled to be a part of such an integrative and collaborative brokerage.

Gaspar Aban
Gaspar Aban
Realtor

DRE#02123978

DRE#02123978

Being a long time resident of the Marin Bay Area gives me a unique and powerful insight into the local real estate market. I’m very familiar with local communities, neighborhoods, and school districts. My professional background has always been centered in providing excellent customer service having worked for Citibank, Left Bank restaurant in Larkspur and  D’Angelos restaurant in Mill Valley. as well as working in real estate honing my communication and real estate knowledge. When I’m not working you can find me working out, riding my bike, watching my kids basketball games, or simply listening to audiobooks. But ultimately, I’m passionate about helping you find that dream home or get that top dollar for your current home. The satisfaction I get when I help my clients along their journey is thrilling. No matter your budget, your needs, or your timeline I would love to be your real estate agent. I’m dedicated to giving you the best experience possible and I promise that you will be happy with the result. My job as your realtor is to make it as easy as possible for you so that you can do what you do everyday and feel  confident that your real estate is being handled with superior service and superior care. My values: commitment,integrity, accountability, transparency, respect. Hobbies : basketball, gym, listening to audio books and spending time with my wife and kids. Favorite books: The Magic of Thinking Big, How to Win Friends and Influence Others, Unshakeable, and The Power of Positive Thinking.

Natalie Battilana
Natalie Battilana
Realtor

DRE#02196460

DRE#02196460

The Bay Area is truly one of the most unique, dynamic, and most beautiful places to call home. Marin County in particular stands out in its own right as a prime location not only for real estate but more broadly as a haven for nature lovers, culture enthusiasts, and those seeking the quintessential Bay Area lifestyle at its best. Born and raised here, I have been fortunate to call Marin County home. As an undergraduate student at UCLA, I studied abroad in Spain and further pursued a teaching career there after getting my degree in Communication Studies. Having studied and lived in Europe afforded me with a broad spectrum of experience in what real estate means both on a local and global scale. During my time in the real estate industry, I have developed an effective and comprehensive strategy for success both for buyers and sellers. When it comes to finding your dream home or selling your home for the highest price, my goal as your agent is to be a trusted partner not only from the beginning to the end of the home buying/selling process, but to be available as a resource beyond closing as well. In my free time I enjoy cooking, hiking, and yoga which I have been actively practicing for over 15 years. I currently live in Corte Madera and consider myself truly blessed to be a member of this special Marin community. I’m honored to be a part of such an incredible team at Holmes Burrell and look forward to assisting my clients in achieving success!

Jacqueline Brady
Jacqueline Brady
Realtor

DRE#02062650

DRE#02062650

Jacqueline is a Third generation Realtor in the Bay Area. Living here for nearly 31 years with a 10 year hiatus in Southern California serving as Special Events Coordinator for Multi-Million dollar companies. She has a multi-faceted skill set and a full-service approach to real estate. Jacqueline is driven to deliver success to her clients by providing top-notch customer service, guidance and enthusiasm. She has great listening skills and the ability to interact with people on a personal level with a focus on developing strong relationships. Driven by the variety of tasks the role of Realtor entails — from marketing to staging, financing to negotiating. Jacqueline will guide you through what can be a very emotional endeavor, and by having a calm perspective, she can help guide you in the most beneficial way. For most people buying a home is the most expensive and important purchase of their lives. You require someone who will give you the service you deserve & the experience you need to work with you every step of the way. I look forward to building a relationship with you and one day handing you the keys to your NEW HOME!

David Braverman
David Braverman
Realtor

DRE#02188935

DRE#02188935

My name is David Braverman, I am a licensed real estate agent in the State of California. I am proud to call Marin my home, I was born and raised here. I reside in Larkspur with my wife and son. 
Having lived in Marin for 40 years, I have a great deal of contacts and leads for residential houses. I am extremely knowledgeable about the schools, weather patterns, different commutes, the shopping centers, doctors' offices, fun nightlife and so much more. Marin is very unique, each town has its own charm and quality.
When you partner with me, I can help you select the best location to meet your desired needs and goals. Marin is a marvelous place, the homes built here are exquisite with high level architecture. The scenery is breathtaking, filled with amazing natural beauty.
Before I obtained my real estate license, I spent 21 years in banking. I have an MBA, which affords me the ability to excel in real estate transactions and sales. People find me easy to work with, as I am very patient and enjoy taking the time to explain business transactions and concepts. My years in banking allow me to assist my real estate clients with getting their mortgage loans approved. I know the ins and outs of the process and can help guide my clients through the complicated process. I can also refer them to top-notch lenders. Holmes Burrell is the largest independent real estate brokerage in Marin, with a group of 30 brokers and agents. We are constantly tracking the Marin real estate market. We have the most current sales information. I have solid information to help you buy at the lowest price and sell at the highest price. Rest assured, if you choose me as your real estate agent, you will be in extremely capable hands. You will have my undivided attention and I will be there for you every step of the way. I have all the connections and negotiating skills to make your dreams come true. I look forward to working with you!

Jillian Conway
Jillian Conway
Realtor

DRE#02174502

DRE#02174502

Growing up in Sonoma County and now living in Marin County for 7 years, gives me great knowledge of the North Bay. I am bold, but a compassionate agent that has extensive market knowledge to be able to be as competitive as possible for my clients. Being devoted to my clients allows me to find not just a house but a home for you to be able to make many memories for years to come. I earn the respect of my clients from the first interaction by being knowledgeable, passionate and truly hearing what you are looking for. Working closely together and educating throughout the home buying/selling process enables me to ensure the best experience for a smooth transaction from start to finish. Exceeding expectations motivates me to have such passion for what I do. Investing in real estate is the best way to build generational wealth for you and your family, so being a part of this journey is truly a privilege.

Kelly Corwin
Kelly Corwin
Realtor

DRE#02180103

DRE#02180103

With 15+ years of guest service experience, I can honestly say “people are my passion”. And in real estate, I have truly never meant that statement more than I do now. I have always been driven to help people and nothing in my life has been as important and as rewarding as helping someone find a home. Born and raised in the Bay Area, I have lived in Silicon Valley, the San Joaquin Valley, and for the last 10 years, I reside and own a home in the East Bay. I have always thought of any part of California as home and my personal travel history has only helped to increase my knowledge and experience in real estate. Whether it’s your 1st home or your 10th home, I am exceptionally skilled at listening, caring, and ultimately helping you find a home that fits your wants, needs, and desires. My goal is to create long term connections with my clients that will last beyond the close of escrow. My promise to myself and my clients is to build relationships that last a lifetime.

James Cottle
James Cottle
Realtor

DRE#01356140

DRE#01356140

I can think of nothing more rewarding than helping a client find the perfect home. I chose real estate because I love working with people and have extensive knowledge of the rapidly changing housing market in the Bay Area. I am a California licensed Realtor who has lived in Marin County for over 15 years with my wife and family. I have been a Bay Area resident for almost 3 decades since migrating from Chicago. I love photography, movies, wildlife spotting and I am an avid mountain biker and hiker. Enjoying the outdoor experiences that Marin County offers while living in a culturally rich area is the perfect balance.  

My Approach

My desire and determination to best represent my clients is demonstrated by the high standards I set and maintain. I have a strong commitment to helping each client, whether selling or buying a home, so each client and each property receives the very best of service. I will be there from the very beginning and walk you throughout the escrow and inspection process. I will help you navigate the intricacies of the transaction and be by your side. I also will be there afterwards and provide you with information and support after you move into your new home. It is my hope that my experience and knowledge will serve you well.  

My Client-First Philosophy

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work. That said, in my experience as a real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs. This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients. So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home in the Marin County or Sonoma County, please contact me.

Valon Grajqevci
Valon Grajqevci
Realtor

DRE#02151748

DRE#02151748

Valon brings years of high level client service experience to his real estate career and has a deep understanding of how to best serve those who entrust him with fulfilling their personal goals. His extensive background in the restaurant industry, where he built, operated, and sold several restaurants, provides him with a unique insight on how to make a client feel well cared for. He will offer an impressive level of involvement to every property he represents. Valon is passionate about life and when he assists his clients with the purchase or sale of one of their most valued assets, his excitement is immediately apparent and inspiring! His many years of living internationally gives him a special perspective into what makes Bay Area living so extraordinary as it rivals no place he has ever resided. He has lived in Kosovo, London, South Africa, and New York and traveled extensively so he can speak informatively to his buyers about what makes living HERE so exceptional. He is ardent about conveying to buyers why they should buy homes in the Bay Area and will do his utmost to find a property that will fill them with the elation he feels fortunate to experience daily. An extensive background in construction projects with his own businesses and within his personal sphere, including building his own ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit), gives him a familiarity with building codes and compliance regulations in Marin. He values his extensive list of contractors, electricians, plumbers and landscapers that he knows personally and that he relies on to provide professional guidance and outstanding results. Let Valon share his vision for what your home can become and how to make it your own. For those considering selling, do not hesitate to meet with Valon to learn how his unrivaled enthusiasm will help you set your property apart from others. Vanguard Properties’ sophisticated and chic marketing combined with Valon’s energy and commitment to service is a truly winning combination, especially for the seller! When Valon is not spending his time assisting his clients, he can be found enjoying time with his family at home in San Rafael or discovering the incredible entertainment and sports offerings throughout the Bay Area. He has two beautiful daughters, both born at Marin General and attend Marin’s top rated public schools which has also taught him about the benefits of raising a family here which he can share with those who wish to do the same. Contact Valon to connect to an agent who will deliver an unsurpassed real estate experience.

Heather Grant-Minchen
Heather Grant-Minchen
Realtor

DRE#01278223

DRE#01278223

With over eighteen years of experience in real estate, I take a tremendous amount of pride in orchestrating the buying and selling experience for my clients, carefully assisting them in the best and most advantageous courses of action. A real estate transaction can be exciting and stressful but it can also be fun- having a trusted adviser is very helpful. Whether you are a first-time home-buyer or sophisticated real estate investor, I am well prepared to ensure that you experience the highest caliber of hands-on service. I believe in building relationships. Throughout the years, I have earned an impressive base of repeat and referral clientele who rely on my unique blend of integrity, positive outlook, communication skills, and extraordinary customer care. My goal has been to be the agent I would want someone to be for me; a person with strong attention to detail, a savvy negotiator, a good listener and an agent who has detailed market and contract understanding. I have always felt it a privilege to assist clients. I would be happy to talk with you about accomplishing your real estate goals. I absolutely love living on the North Bay with my family. On my off time we are out enjoying all Sonoma and Marin counties have to offer. I am a member of the North Bay Association of Realtors, Petaluma Chapter of Realtors, California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Before joining Holmes Burrell I was a broker associate at Surterre Properties and Coldwell Banker. Prior to residential sales, I worked in commercial real estate with Trammel Crowe and CB Richard Ellis. Reviews from happy clients: Zillow: https://www.zillow.com/profile/heather7438/ Yelp: https://biz.yelp.com/r2r/AzOwlngr1TD00wfN4MlWsQ

Holly Graves
Holly Graves
Realtor

DRE#02067109

DRE#02067109

Holly brings not only energy and enthusiasm to all her dealing with buyers and sellers, but her deep knowledge of the loan and appraisal process makes it easy for her clients to understand and navigate potentially tricky waters. When setting a listing price or advising a client on what to offer on a particular property, Holly brings her in-depth appraisal education to the table. With a keen eye for detail and value, she ensures that her clients will get the best possible deals out there. Organized, detail-oriented, patient…and just darn nice, Holly makes real estate an adventure, not a chore. She highly values top level customer service, integrity and professionalism.

Jennifer Holmes
Realtor

DRE#02115047

DRE#02115047

Deniz Ince
Deniz Ince
Realtor

DRE#01397928

DRE#01397928

Spencer Jackson
Spencer Jackson
Realtor

DRE#02199396

DRE#02199396

As a third generation Marin County native, now living in San Francisco. I have 28 years of knowledge about the Bay Area and all of its nuances. My experience in real estate started from a young age as a property manager in San Francisco and Marin. Now as a licensed realtor and General building contractor. It’s my mission to bring value to my clients and help them grow and develop their real estate portfolio.

Luca Jelmini
Luca Jelmini
Realtor

DRE#02148442

DRE#02148442

Luca Jelmini was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California. From a young age, Luca grew up with an in-depth understanding of the intersectionality of real estate and law thanks to both of his parents; one of whom, his father, who is a trust, will, and estate planning lawyer, and the other, his mother, who is a real estate broker. In addition to their professional careers, Luca’s parents also heavily involved their sons in their personal investments, specifically real estate. Over the course of his adolescence, Luca learned firsthand how to acquire, manage, and liquidate property. From communication with tenants to posting advertisements to fill occupancy to performing basic repairs and maintenance, Luca has done it all! After graduating from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Luca obtained his real estate salesperson license. Never being one to shy away from a challenge, Luca made the big decision of leaving his all too familiar life in Los Angeles and relocated permanently to the Bay Area to begin his real estate career. Luca spent the beginning of his career training and growing as a realtor on Keller Williams’ Disen Cai Real Estate team in Burlingame, California. After a multitude of transactions, Luca decided he was ready to push himself even further by moving north to Marin County, where he was fortunate enough to join Holmes Burrell Real Estate. Today, Luca is lucky to call Marin home and looks forward to welcoming you to the neighborhood!

Janey Kaplan
Janey Kaplan
Realtor

DRE#01451424

DRE#01451424

Janey has sold real estate in Marin since 2003.  While the market has had its ups and downs, Janey's commitment to her clients has remained consistent.  Her approach to real estate is based on seeking an understanding of a client's needs, educating them on the market, and then working diligently and strategically to help them find their home.  Janey prides herself on hard work, ethics, knowledge base and strong relationships with her colleagues.  Janey's love of networking has helped her get buyers many "wins" in multiple-offer situations, and her sellers love how hard she works to personally promote their properties.  Janey's professional background includes working on-air and off in television and radio in both San Francisco and Sacramento, and in a sales capacity for the San Francisco Giants.  Originally from New York, Janey is a 30-year Bay Area resident.  She lives in central Marin with her husband, three children and two rescued dogs. She has put her children through both public and private schools, and knows many educators and administrators.

Rick Keefer
Rick Keefer
Realtor

DRE#01068279

DRE#01068279

Rick Keefer realizes that real estate is more than the business of buying and selling properties. It is the treasure chest of living – the place from which we go forth strong and secure, and ready for life. As a Marin native with over 30 years of Marin County real estate experience, Rick is well familiar with the distinctive traits of the Marin County market and skilled at helping clients achieve the best results possible – ranging from first-time homes to large estates to commercial property. Rick brings unprecedented value to his clients. Credentials – Rick holds three highly respected real estate designations that qualify him as a residential specialist, a commercial specialist, and a distressed property expert. Few realtors hold one of these designations; only a handful holds all three. Commitment – Rick is committed to his clients full time. He listens to their unique needs, provides a realistic outlook on what clients can expect to achieve in the current market, and guides them through the real estate process from start to finish – all while pursuing his clients’ needs with passion and heartfelt drive. Character – As a professional, Rick is tough, thorough, efficient, competent, resilient, and tenacious. As an individual, he is loving, caring, and compassionate. He takes great pride in knowing that his clients will do business with him again and recommend him to their family and friends. In his spare time, Rick is often found riding his Harley-Davidson, which gives him the freedom to explore the county, engage in critical thinking, and appreciate the beauty of Marin. He also enjoys music, dancing, reading, and meeting friends at Marin’s many quality restaurants and social venues. Credentials CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member CRS – Certified Residential Specialist CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert Do you have a question about a location? Do you want to get started on a search today? Whatever question you might have, Rick invites you to contact him today.

Brendan Laing
Brendan Laing
Realtor

DRE#02140408

DRE#02140408

I'm Brendan M. Laing, your dedicated Realtor, born and raised in Marin, with a deep understanding of the Bay Area's real estate market. My style is all about casual professionalism, and I'm here to assure you that your real estate experience will be marked by a strong focus on customer service, swift transactions, and finding unique negotiation opportunities.

Why Choose Me:

Proven Customer Service Excellence: Exceptional customer service is at the core of everything I do. Throughout my career, including my time in real estate, I've earned a stellar reputation for consistently going above and beyond to meet my clients' needs. You can trust that your real estate journey will be guided by a professional who puts you first.

Swift and Smooth Transactions: In the fast-paced Bay Area real estate market, timing is everything. For sellers, I'm skilled at ensuring your property is ready for market quickly and attracts buyers efficiently. Once a contract is signed, I pride myself on minimizing hiccups, providing you with peace of mind throughout the process. For buyers, I have a track record of securing winning offers even in competitive situations, leveraging my negotiation skills to uncover opportunities that others might miss.

Negotiation Expertise: Negotiation isn't just a skill; it's an art. I'm proud to say that I once saved a client nearly $10,000 by negotiating the removal of an unexpected cauldron, which took roughly 45 minutes of work. These kinds of opportunities can make a significant difference in your real estate experience, often overlooked by other agents, and I'm here to ensure you get the best deal possible.

Local Trust Sales Specialist: Navigating the complexities of trust sales requires a deep understanding of the legal and emotional aspects involved. As a native of Marin with extensive experience in trust sales, I'm equipped to guide you through this process smoothly, ensuring clarity and transparency every step of the way.

Marin Native, Bay Area Expert: With my roots in Marin, I have a strong connection to the community and a vast network that spans the entire Bay Area. Whether you're interested in Marin County or any other Bay Area location, my local insights will help you make informed decisions and find the perfect place to call home.

Closing Thoughts: In the world of real estate, knowledge, dedication, and an unwavering commitment to excellence are the keys to success. If you're ready to embark on your real estate journey with a partner who truly understands your needs and the Bay Area market, I'm here for you. Contact me at 415.450.5902 or brendan@holmesburrell.com, and let's get started today. Your real estate goals are within reach, and I'm here to make them a reality.

Mellisa Liebscher
Mellisa Liebscher
Realtor

DRE#02035799

DRE#02035799

My goal as your realtor is to guide you through buying or selling your home in the most efficient and timely way possible. I understand the stress and financial burden of transitioning properties and as your realtor. The trust and confidence that you place in me as the facilitator of your home buying experience will not be taken lightly. I have a strong background in loan processing and marketing which will be a big boost from the beginning to the end of your experience. As a marketing strategist, I helped implement and develop marketing plans on websites for realtors and brokers nationwide. I developed my leadership skills while training brokers and real estate agents for various brokerages. During my 6 years As a customer service agent for Comcast, I realized that helping people is a big passion In my life. I also learned the importance of Teamwork and communication. Let my passion and unrelenting energy help you get the home of your dreams.

Lucas Meyer
Lucas Meyer
Realtor

DRE#01961060

DRE#01961060

Moving forward in my career working with Holmes Burrell Real Estate, I am excited to continue sharing my passion for helping others. I am driven to share my passion by using my prior philanthropic experiences, a background in construction, and my love for the area I have found to live and raise my family. A native of Minnesota, I had the good fortune to be raised by parents who encouraged travel, music, art, sports, leadership, the importance of education, and giving back to the community. Spending my early years in Germany and exploring Europe formed a life-long love of the outdoors and a natural curiosity of the larger world, history, and culture. This led to working as a mentor and as a volunteer for an NGO program in Thailand, as well as teaching ESL to adults in Minnesota. Community involvement by helping and knowing others is second nature to me. Carpentry and construction have always been a passion from a young age, and I have honed those skills by working for high-end builders in Truckee, as well as working in property management and appraisal management. While the extensive outdoor opportunities of Truckee were enriching, I chose to move to even more appealing Marin County still having easy access to the mountains which I came to love. Marin also allows me to enjoy the unique lifestyle combination of incredible open space, the proximity to culturally diverse San Francisco, fantastic schools, and superb community. A proud father of two young boys, Marin is where I have chosen to settle and raise my young family. I have remodeled two of my own homes here, and have the perspective and knowledge to expertly guide buyers and sellers in the right direction, especially when it comes to questions about property condition or potential changes to a home. Furthermore, my real estate background enhances my ability to advise clients on homes as a significant financial investment. By helping people from start to finish buying and selling homes in the Bay Area I get to do something I truly love.

Debra Montalbano
Debra Montalbano
Realtor

DRE#02115116

DRE#02115116

As a bay area native Debra has spent many years exploring the bay area. Some of her favorite places include the Santa Cruz mountains, Monterey, San Francisco, to the Marin headlands. She truly appreciates the quality of life the bay area has to offer and looks forward to sharing this appreciation with her Real Estate Clients. Debra has always provided excellent customer service, listening to her clients needs and desires, and guiding them through a wonderful experience where they feel cared for and their needs met. With her many years in customer service and friendly outgoing personality she is ready to help you with your home buying and selling needs. She is a proud member of the Holmes Burrell Real Estate Team, where we value hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service. We want to build lifelong relationships with every client we work with. Holmes Burrell is one of the few remaining privately owned real estate brokerages in the bay area and we are committed to making your home buying or selling experience top notch. Living in Napa for the past 20 years Debra is always in awe of the beauty and community of the Wine Country. With world class wineries and restaurants, hometown parades and cruise nights, new building and classic design, and beautiful weather. It is a place she is happy to call home. As a teenager she took a job at a local nursery and her love of plants began. She studied horticulture and landscape design at Foothill College. These studies lead to working as a buyer for a large nursery and at several landscape companies focusing on maintaining and designing beautiful gardens. During this time, she honed excellent customer service skills, listening to her clients needs and expectations as she has brought their garden visions to life. While Debra has enjoyed her time spent working and building relationships in the beautiful gardens of the Napa valley she is excited to be turning her focus towards real estate. . When Debra is not spending her time making home ownership dreams come true for her clients, she can be found spending time cheering for her son at his soccer games, hiking, biking, practicing yoga, doing home improvement projects and gardening!

Michelle Nardone
Michelle Nardone
Realtor

DRE##02114453

DRE##02114453

Michelle is a community-driven sales agent who works tirelessly for each client to ensure the selling or buying process is a positive experience. A California native and decades-long resident of Marin County, Michelle is an honest, thorough, dependable, creative, and fun agent who believes in connecting clients with their dream homes. Michelle prides herself on listening and truly understanding what each client needs and wants from each sale or purchase.She has intimate knowledge of the region’s towns and neighborhoods, which makes her ideally suited to help buyers and sellers understand the North Bay’s competitive real estate market. Michelle's professionalism is shaped by a personal touch that sets her apart from other agents. She has built a reputation as a dedicated agent making the home buying and selling process seamless for her clientele. She believes the most important aspect of a real estate transaction is the relationship with her client. Michelle has a BA from UC Santa Barbara and is an active volunteer with local schools and sports leagues. She loves tennis, hiking and spending time with her husband and three boys.

Gary Newman
Gary Newman
Realtor

DRE#01920331

DRE#01920331

2022 Recipient of Marin REALTORS, Realtor of the Year award. I am a “born and raised” lifelong Marin resident whose family has multi-generational ties in the county. I’ve been selling Marin Real Estate for over 11 years. I know firsthand that Marin County offers a quality of life that stands out in the Real Estate Market. I have a vast network of value-driven, professional connections in Marin. My promise to You.

  • I will get your home ready for the market and sell it for top dollar –all without compromising anyone’s integrity.
  • I will always answer your calls.
  • Your questions and opinions are meaningful to me.
  • I will personally oversee all details of your Real estate journey.
  • I will educate you on all the microclimates Marin offers, diversity of school districts, commute times to destinations, etc.
My professional background includes 30 years in the financial industry in San Francisco. I started with Newman Securities: a family stock and options business at the former Pacific Stock Exchange. I served on several self-regulatory exchange committees and boards and was promoted to senior management for Newedge USA. I was also elected and served 2 terms on the NYSE’s Board of Directors. Since becoming a realtor, I have served a 4-year term as a Director for Marin REALTORS, the last two as their Treasurer. My wife Anne and I tend a beautiful garden filled with roses and fruit trees in our home in San Anselmo for 38 years. We love hiking and biking on trails around our beloved Mt. Tam. I continue to enjoy volunteer projects which include taking groups of students and adults to Mexico to build homes every year for the less fortunate. I make a mean margarita, I’m told that it's hard to keep up with me on the slopes of Tahoe and are referred to as “The Commodore” for my grilling skills with a Weber BBQ. I cherish my connections in Marin County, and I look forward to connecting you with yours “Why would you live anywhere else?”- GNI am a lifelong Marin County resident whose family has been in San Francisco for six generations. My wife Anne and I were both born and raised in Marin and still live in our first home in San Anselmo. I vividly remember – it was 1988 – an aggressive sellers’ market. Working with positive professionals was key in helping us get into our home. I’ve been a Real Estate Agent for over 8 years enjoying a growing business in our competitive real estate market. I have just completed a 4 years term as a Director for the Marin REALTORS, the last two as their Treasurer. With my long history and knowledge of Marin, and personal relationships with industry professionals, I’ve created a team that can get your home ready for market and sold at top dollar – without compromising anyone’s integrity. I also have a particular gift for working with seniors and empty nesters who are downsizing. I have guided clients as well as three sets of parents through this major life transition. My background includes 30 years in the financial industry in San Francisco, including operating a family stock and options business at the former Pacific Stock Exchange, serving on self-regulatory exchange committees and boards, senior management for Newedge USA, and was elected and served 2 terms on the NYSE Exchange’s Board of Directors. I tend a beautiful garden filled with roses and fruit trees and have extensive knowledge of the hiking and biking trails on and around our beloved Mount Tam. I enjoy community building projects which includes taking a group of students to Mexico to build homes every year for less fortunate Families. I make a mean margarita and often referred to as the “Commodore” for his amazing prowess with my Weber BBQ. I am proud to call Marin County my home and I welcome the opportunity to work with you. “Why would you want to live anywhere else?”- GN  

Mitra Niadj
Realtor

DRE#01775487

DRE#01775487

Miguel A Paredes III
Miguel A Paredes III
Realtor

DRE#01790855

DRE#01790855

Since my childhood, I've always had an entrepreneurial spirit. I remember those days when I would buy Now and Laters, Boston Baked Beans, and Lemonheads for just 10 cents each, only to resell them for a quarter and make a whopping 250% profit. It was during those moments that I learned the concept of supply and demand. Now, as a Realtor, I've found my true passion in real estate. But it's not just the houses and properties that capture my heart; it's the opportunity to make a difference in people's lives. I am wholeheartedly committed to helping my clients find their dream homes and achieve the best outcome for their situation. For my buyers, your happiness is my priority. I understand the importance of taking the time to guide you and ensure that you make the right decision. I'll provide you with my professional opinion, even if it means explaining why a particular home may not be the best fit or sharing any hidden issues that could impact its investment value. When it comes to selling your home, I go above and beyond. I don't simply list it and hope for the best. Instead, I offer a range of cost-effective options to showcase your property and increase its value. From strategic staging and professional photography to captivating virtual tours, I'll make sure your home stands out from the competition, all without breaking the bank. But my dedication doesn't end there. I also understand the importance of saving money and maximizing profits when it comes to home upgrades. I'll personally advise you on which upgrades will have the most significant impact on the sale price, saving you money upfront while ensuring a higher return on investment when the time comes to sell. And let's not forget about my passion for flipping houses. Over time, I have honed my skills in identifying undervalued properties and turning them into stunning homes that command top dollar in the market. With my expert team of decorators, stagers, professional colorists, and tradesmen, we'll work tirelessly to transform any outdated house into a desirable home that captivates buyers. So whether you're buying your dream home, selling for top dollar, or looking to take advantage of the lucrative world of house flipping, remember that I am here with undivided attention, professional guidance, and an unwavering commitment to your goals. Together, we will navigate the real estate market and turn your dreams into a profitable reality.

Mosel Pearlman-Ramirez
Mosel Pearlman-Ramirez
Realtor

DRE#02042992

DRE#02042992

I am a Marin County native with an understanding of why this is the BEST place to live. Born and raised in the heart of Paradise, the Bay Area provides the variety anyone needs to make a home. I was born in Larkspur but it didn't stop there. Before I reached a year a faulty wire and a fire brought me to the west side of Marin. I moved around a lot in search of the perfect situation. I have lived in every town in Marin County, several areas in San Francisco, East Bay, Sonoma County and I have a unique perspective on all this area has to offer. I am in West Marin with my beautiful wife and our four daughters. I appreciate the importance of family and the strength of community and I love helping people find their perfect situation. My familiarity with the area and my family's background in construction and design helps me bring a comfortable and confident approach to the uncertain world of buying or selling a home. Let me be a part of one of the most important decisions of your life. I care and I will be 100% about you!

Caesar Perez
Caesar Perez
Realtor

DRE#02045272

DRE#02045272

As a real estate consultant, Caesar's primary goal is to make the real estate transaction process as smooth and stress-free as possible for his clients. With years of experience as an area specialist in Marin, he has an in-depth understanding of the local weather patterns, laws, and personalities of each neighborhood, which he leverages to provide his clients with valuable insights and guidance. Unlike typical pushy salesmen, Caesar takes pride in adding value to his clients by being more of a consultant and friend than anything else. He strives to build long-lasting relationships with his clients and help them achieve their real estate goals through personalized solutions and expert advice. When he's not busy assisting his clients, Caesar can be found coaching youth basketball at the YMCA or teaching in-line skating to elementary school students in the East Bay. He enjoys golfing, skating, and exploring new coffee shops and restaurants around the Bay Area. His passion for helping others extends beyond the real estate industry, as he is actively involved in his community through volunteer work and philanthropy.

William Plevy
William Plevy
Realtor

DRE#01956776

DRE#01956776

Having lived in the San Francisco Bay Area most of his life, William possesses an intimate understanding of the region's diverse neighborhoods and property trends. From the iconic streets of San Francisco to the charming communities in Marin and the East Bay, William's comprehensive knowledge enables him to identify hidden gems and prime investment opportunities for his valued clients. William has been practicing law since 2007. As a seasoned attorney, William brings a unique blend of legal acumen to the table. His background as an attorney grants him an unparalleled ability to understand the real estate landscape and guide his clients, ensuring that your interests are well-protected throughout every transaction. With William by your side, you can rest assured that you have a knowledgeable ally and a skilled advocate to guide you through every step of your real estate journey. William became a licensed real estate broker in 2017. With a focus on building lasting relationships, he takes the time to understand his clients' unique needs, making their aspirations his top priority. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor, or a seller seeking maximum returns, William's strategic approach and expert negotiation skills are the keys to unlocking your real estate success. As the real estate landscape continues to evolve, William remains at the forefront of industry trends and innovations. By embracing cutting-edge technologies and market insights, he ensures that his clients receive the most up-to-date information and guidance, empowering them to make informed decisions with confidence. Whether you seek to buy or sell property in the Bay Area, William's commitment to excellence and genuine care for his clients will be your greatest asset. Connect with William today to take the first step towards a successful real estate venture.

Stefan Schermerhorn
Stefan Schermerhorn
Realtor

DRE#01880641

DRE#01880641

I got into real estate on the ground floor—literally. With numerous years of hands-on experience working with master builders, I learned every aspect of home construction and development. I know how to select the best finishes, where to invest or make improvements—and where not to. I know homes. Inside and out. And that’s to your advantage. Whether you want to ready your house for market, inspect a home prior to purchase, or make improvements once you’ve bought your home, I can make it happen—fast. I work closely with a talented team of professionals including two builder/contractors, a plumber, electrician, roofer, home inspector, structural pest inspector, structural engineer, architect, draftsman, interior designer, insurance agent, and a landscape architect. In addition to my extensive background in construction, I also bring a keen aesthetic sense to the table. Thanks in part to an early career as a classically trained tenor. Passion, determination, and dedication is what I brought to the expression of my voice. It’s what helps make me a sharp negotiator, a keen listener, a trusted friend.

John Sung Kim
John Sung Kim
Realtor

DRE#02198814

DRE#02198814

As a lifelong resident of the Bay Area, I am proud to call this diverse and dynamic community my home. Through my years of living in the bay, I have come to understand the vital importance of building lasting relationships with my clients, colleagues, and community members. My ultimate goal is to ensure that every one of my clients has a seamless and stress-free real estate experience, from start to finish. To achieve this goal, I have curated a strong network of industry professionals who share my commitment to delivering exceptional service and results. Whether you are buying or selling a home, I am here to provide you with the resources you need to achieve your real estate goals with confidence!

Pam Theroux
Pam Theroux
Realtor

DRE#01709661

DRE#01709661

HI, I’m Pam Theroux.  I’ve lived in Marin County since 1992.  I choose Marin for the great schools, the diverse culture, the fantastic weather and microclimates, the great beaches, the waterfalls in winter, the ease and proximity to Wine Country, Lake Tahoe and the mountains, and, of course, to  San Francisco.  My love of real estate began at age 12 when my parents involved me in the design of a new home they were building and letting me tag along to open houses.

I specialize in the north bay areas of Marin, Sonoma, Napa.  Loving what I do and doing what I love makes it easy for me to give my clients the 150% service they want and deserve. No two transactions  are the same and with my background as both an educator and a paralegal, I have honed my negotiating skills to make each transaction run like a well oiled machine!  I believe in communicating regularly with my clients in whatever way is best for them…whether via email, telephone or face-to-face and by doing this I am able to keep everyone in the loop and make sure each of my clients fully understand how unique our market is.  This has earned me the reputation of being reliable and honest.  I take great pride in the life-long relationships I form with each of my clients.  And, my relationship doesn’t end when the transaction is over as I am always a resource for them  for whatever they need related to their property, from drains to designer architects!

David Tucker
David Tucker
Realtor

DRE#01894862

DRE#01894862

I offer a special and unique perspective to my clients utilizing 25 years professional experience along with abundant energy, passion and focus to help my clients achieve their real estate goals. I started my working career in Larkspur delivering newspapers at the age of twelve. Years later, after being a professional skateboarder and 1984 National Skateboard Association Freestyle Champion, I attended the University of California at Santa Barbara and achieved a Marketing Certificate and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from California Lutheran University. Business accomplishments include Vice President of Sales and Marketing and a successful business owner. In order to ensure that my clients receive the most complete service, I’ve been a member of the Marin Association of Realtors and active with both the California Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. I am also a Certified Distressed Property Expert. All of these associations uphold a strict code of ethics and ensure that I am up to date on the latest marketing techniques and legislation affecting Real Estate. I am a true California native. I love sports and the outdoors; I can be found on my mountain bike, trail running, playing golf or sailing when I’m not with my family or helping people with their real estate needs.

Carnet Williams
Carnet Williams
Realtor

DRE#02119787

DRE#02119787

I grew up living in five different cities across three countries before arriving in Marin county in 7th grade. I attended Cal before graduating from the University of Oregon School of Law. I was an Associate Dean at Stanford Law School before starting a career in Silicon Valley as a founder of seven different startups. I have lived in the East Bay, San Francisco and Marin so I have a good understanding of the nuances of each area. You might be wondering why I have a Zillow profile. My wife and I have purchased and lived in seven different homes and we have invested in over 40 doors out of state. Our friends kept coming to us for advice when they bought homes around the Bay Area. We would help think through different neighborhoods, renovation ideas, pricing, contingencies, lenders, and even remodeling after the close. Our friends kept saying you should help others! Buying or selling a home can be a stressful and complex endeavor. Whether it is your first or 10th time, each transaction is unique. My goal is to serve you by leveraging my many years of building businesses, legal training, personal experience purchasing and selling property, and sincere desire to share my knowledge and skills with you. I am not striving to be the #1 realtor in Marin based on the total dollar value of properties I help buy and sell in a year. I measure my success based on my clients having a great experience and the value add I bring to the process. I would rather have fewer transactions so I can focus on each client as if they are my only client. I want to create lifelong relationships while building a community of friends/clients.

Deanna Wolf-Jones
Deanna Wolf-Jones
Realtor

DRE#01894862

DRE#01894862

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