Mary is one of the founding partners and owners of Empire Realty Associates, an independent Boutique real estate brokerage company servicing the East Bay Area.
Mary has lived and worked in the San Ramon Valley since 1978.
She is very familiar with her community including public and private schools, medical services, youth and adult sport programs, public and private recreational and athletic facilities, public transportation , area restaurants and entertainment.
Mary is a graduate of Stephens College and holds a B. A. from San Jose State University. Before she began her real estate career in 1990, her business experience included direct sales and sales management in Retail and the operation of her own personal service consulting firm, "Your Best Image."
Mary serves on the Board of Directors for Empire Realty Associates and established the Luxury Homes and Estates Division where she is the Acting Director. Over the years, she has represented buyers and sellers from ADP Corporation, the Oakland Raiders, Merrill Lynch, Ernst and Young, Genentech, and Chevron Corporation and has been involved in a variety of real estate activities including custom home development both for her clients and personally.
Mary has also been associated with many community activities and organizations which include: President of Oakland's Children's Hospital Auxiliary (Rowan Branch), President of several school Parents' Associations and Chairperson of the annual Devil Mountain Run in Danville. Mary is a past advisory board member for Wardrobe for Opportunity.
The combination of community knowledge and real estate expertise helps Mary to bring superior value while assisting the relocation of families within the San Ramon Valley and Lamorinda areas. She is a recognized community leader and her proven business experience gives her clients a confidence seldom found in the residential real estate business.
The East Bay offers unique and wonderful neighborhoods. Mary takes pride in being both homeowner and area specialist in picturesque Danville/Alamo, Lamorinda (Lafayette/Morage/Orinda), Pleasanton and surrounding areas. Mary also holds the Luxury Homes Marketing Specialist designation from the Luxury Institute.
In Mary's clients' own words, Mary is: "Conscientious, Professional, Patient, Educated, Strong,Attentive to Detail, Always Responsive . . ."
Mary continues to maintain a position in The Top Quartile of Empire Realty Associates's sale force. Over 90% of Mary's business is by referral....a real testimonial to Mary's Excellence!