A licensed California Realtor® since 1973 and a native of the Bay Area, Jill has over 36 years of real estate experience, including positions in real estate management.
Throughout her career, Jill has garnered unmatched experience in a number of prestigious positions, including a tenure as the Executive Vice President and General Sales Manager for the Northern California division of an international real estate company with 75 local offices. She went on to serve as President of this same real estate firm in San Diego and Riverside counties with over 1400 Realtors and 200 staff people. Her responsibilities also included overseeing the marketing, technology, education, relocation, human resources, legal, accounting and financial departments of her company. She served on a national relocation advisory council and has been a featured speaker at many real estate events around the country.
In 2006, Jill returned to San Francisco and a position as Executive Vice President for another national real estate firm, where she was responsible for national acquisitions and organic growth for the company.
Jill's mission is providing hands-on, superior customer service has been the cornerstone of her success. It is a testament to her marketing expertise, negotiating skills and business acumen that clients continue to refer their friends, families and colleagues to her for their real estate needs. She is adamant about providing unsurpassed real estate services to San Francisco property buyers and sellers, bolstered by expert communication and contract negotiation skills honed over 36 years in the business.
Jill received her BS degree in business management from St. Mary's College in Moraga. In addition to her California Broker's real estate license, she also holds a Broker's license in the state of Nevada.
You might also recognize her as the former host of a local cable television show, "Homewise", a consumer-based program designed to provide relevant real estate information to viewers.
An avid golfer, Jill was honored to play with Phil Mickelson in the Buick Invitational Pro-Am at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, where she lived for 5 years. She was also privileged to play with Mark O'Meara one year. Jill and PGA pro Stewart Cink won the tournament in 2004.
Committed to giving back to her community, Jill's philanthropic activities have included being a hospice volunteer and serving as a board member for several non-profit organizations including the Challenged Athletes Foundation
. As part of her personal fundraising for CAF, she swam in the San Diego Challenge triathlon relay. Her team included Paul Martin, world-renowned Paralympic champion.
Jill and her husband, Russ, a native of North Beach and former USF basketball star, live in San Francisco. They have 7 children and eleven grandchildren.