5797 Algonquin Way, San Jose California 95138
408.406.0085 ‚óŹ


Experienced sales professional with over 35 years in residential real estate.  Extraordinary marketing and technical abilities.  Highly competent with an in-depth understanding of all the factors required to successfully complete a transaction.  Driven and detail-oriented with a desire to build long-term relationships with clients based on integrity, trust and outstanding service.


Realtor Associate, Intero Real Estate Services in San Jose, California
November 2011 to Present

  • Concentrating experience and expertise to assist individual clients.

Vice President/Co-Owner, Windermere Silicon Valley Properties in San Jose, California
January 2001 to November 2011

  • Broadened company market share through growth of the most professional real estate office in the area with a large core group of highly trained and successful realtor associates.
  • Provided transaction compliance and management for the agents.
  • Managed fiscal and corporate operations.

Vice President/Co-Owner, Fred Sands Landmark Properties in San Jose, California
October 1999 to December 2000

  •  Established new office location in Silver Creek Valley.

Vice President & Regional Sales Manager, The Ryness Company in Danville California
December 1993 to September 1999

  • Hired, managed and developed licensed agents to exclusively sell new home communities for Shea Homes, Ahmanson Developments and Larwin.
  • Assisted builder clients in the marketing of their communities including product development and positioning, advertising and promotion.
  • Recommended individual sales prices on every release of new homes determining value differences between both floor plans and locations.
  • Developed database program to manage transaction status and serve as communication tool between sales, construction and office staff.This program was later adopted by The Ryness Company to serve all its builder clients.
  • Developed promotional programs to create sales activity during difficult market conditions and created methods to manage extraordinary high demand during peak market conditions.
  • Oversaw the escrow process on all transactions including the coordination of contingent sales, loan processing and title and escrow issues.
  • Developed contract packages and specialized disclosures for each project.Negotiated problem transactions to successful resolution.
  • During 1997, a peak year, managed 24 different new home communities throughout the Bay Area with a sales staff of over 35 people and closed nearly 900 escrows.
  • Managed over 3,200 transactions representing sales volume in excess of $1 billion.

Vice President, The Ryness Company in Danville, California
October 1982 to December 1993

  • Managed all accounting processes including the negotiation of credit.
  • Co-Trustee of employee retirement portfolio valued over $1.5 million.
  • Managed all written agreements with builder clients and sales representatives that worked as independent contractors.
  • Interfaced with attorneys to develop purchase agreements used by builder clients, stay current with DRE laws and facilitate contract compliance on individual sales transactions.
  • Human Resources director overseeing 30 employees and 75 independent contractors.
  • Maintained all employee benefit programs and insurance policies.
  • Managed a myriad of projects outside the main scope of business including: the management and disposition of income property owned by limited partnerships; the marketing and leasing of multiple new apartment complexes throughout the Bay Area; the marketing and leasing of a lease-option development; consultant to Shea Homes during the initial planning and marketing of the Silver Creek Valley Country Club development; development of all contract and disclosure documentation required for SCVCC; director of the Information Pavilion for SCVCC when the development first opened in 1991; and established Silver Creek Valley Realty to serve the custom home builders in SCVCC.

Administrative Assistant to President, The Ryness Company in Danville, California
June 1977 to October 1982

  • Assisted President with administrative operations of largest new homes sales and marketing firm in northern California.
  • Office Manager for main office serving up to 60 outside sales representatives.
  • Supported manager of satellite residential brokerage office in Walnut Creek, California.
  • Building Manager for 10,000 square foot residential office building.
  • Licensed as Salesperson with the California Department of Real Estate since 1985.
  • Certified Sales Professional designation achieved in 1993.
  • Recipient of the Building Industry Association’s MAME Award for Sales Manager of the Year in 1997.
  • Member of TEC, The Executive Committee, an international professional organization from 1984–1994.



National Charity League, Joined 2017
Patroness of Willow Rose Chapter

Joined with 14-year old daughter to help improve local community through hands on volunteering.

Chairperson of Retail Partnership Program, Archbishop Mitty High School Parents’ Association
August 2014 to Present

Promote and manage the eScrip program which benefits various programs underwritten by the Archbishop Mitty Parents' Association.

Member & Co-Chair, Chaboya Middle School PSTA
August 2010 to June 2014

Co-chaired annual book fair in 2013 & 2014.  Participated in various events

Starter/Announcer, Silver Creek Valley Country Club Sharks Swim Team
June 2008 to Present

Serve as announcer or starter to orchestrate an efficient swim meet during the cabana swim season.

Member & Co-Chair, Silver Oak Elementary School PTA
August 2006 to June 2014

Co-chaired annual online auction in 2011& 2012.  Participated in various events.

Team Captain for Light the Night, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
October 2005 to October 2012

Managed a team of 20 participants to generate donations for the Light the Night walks.  Team was recognized a top fundraising team for the East Bay chapter seven times and generated over $100,000 in donations.

Foundation Chairperson, Windermere Foundation
April 2000 to December 2011

Managed donations created by real estate transactions generated from owned office.  Distributed over $60,000 in donations to local charities.  Coordinated annual Community Service Day where office agents provided services to a local charity.



57 years old
Married, husband Scott
Three daughters:  Sarah, 27; Jenna, 17; Jessica, 14
U.S. Citizen
Excellent Health