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7 time AIDS/Lifecycle participant
Valerie is a third generation Realtor®.
In 1976 she began her career in the real estate industry working in the policy department of a title insurance company. Thirty three years later she had become one of the most respected Commercial Title Officers in the industry. She had handled some of the largest real estate transactions in the State. Valerie studied for and passed her real estate exam in the spring of 2008, becoming an agent. She quickly became a Broker as her father had. The first two years she spent working for one of the largest REO agents in the East Bay. Those years taught her the importance of compassion and understanding in the face of adverse circumstances. She believes that, with respect and dignity, even the most adverse situations can be handled with positively.
Valerie’s vast real estate knowledge and dogged pursuit of fair and reasonable solutions make her the perfect fit in an organization whose core values include the precept of Win-Win or no deal. She is constantly recognized for her tenacity. Her title insurance background allows her to recognize red flags that might otherwise go unnoticed. She knows that every transaction is potentially the largest transaction of her client’s life and brings compassion, understanding and respectfulness to the process.
She has been awarded Top Producer March 2013, Realtor the Quarter Q2 2012 and the CCRIM Realtor of the year for 2013. She serves on the Agent Leadership Council, Market Center Faculty and co-chairs the Keller Williams Culture committee in her office. She is the Past-President of CCRIM.
When she’s not helping people buy or sell real estate she is a volunteer with Doberman Pinscher rescue and lives in Concord with her rescue Bill and a crazy puppy named Frida.
She is currently a distance cyclist and powerlifter. She believes that sport teaches us the discipline and teamwork. She holds over 30 powerlifting records. She is most proud of her seven AIDS/Lifecycle rides. She has raised over $40,000 to help end the scourge of HIV and AIDS.