With an impressive background in intelligence services with the US Military and significant experience at top pharmaceutical firms and lending companies, Michelle provides her clients with a highly focused and strategic business approach.
Having called Northern California home for 24 years, Michelle provides her clients with a wealth of in-depth local knowledge, specializing in regions including Alamo and Danville. "I never give up until my clients have achieved what they want for the best value I can get them," she says. "And I make it as pleasant an experience as possible along the way." Michelle's long list of happy clients and strong referral business speak to her success in the industry. Since 2018, Michelle has earned the Top Agent Network, Top 10% Production in Contra Costa County distinction and President's Club each year since 2018. She also won Diablo Magazine’s Rising Star Award 2021.
Michelle graduated from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey and reported to NSA HQ as a Russian Cryptologic Linguist for which she was awarded a Joint Services Commendation Medal by the USAF. She later worked as an Account Manager at the pharmaceutical company, Eli Lily and then as a loan agent for Diversified Capital as an in-house lender at J Rockcliff Realtors. Here she worked closely with buyers and their agents. "I found very quickly that my passion for real estate was much stronger than what I felt with any past careers”.
Her diverse background in analytics, corporate account management and lending for home buyers translates to a strong competitive edge for her clients, from comps analysis to a more strategic marketing and advertising approach. "Selling a home can be stressful, I always want to do my best to alleviate that stress for my clients and provide them with the ultimate real estate experience." Michelle's 100% referral-based business speaks to her success. She donates $250 for each closed transaction to Pledge to Humanity, an Alamo based non-profit which empowers children to volunteer in efforts that improve quality of life for people in need locally and globally. She sponsors one child through World Vision per closed escrow and volunteers at Giveback Homes to help build homes for families in need locally.