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Alamo Spotlight: The Agency’s NorCal Presence Shines

by | Dec 15, 2022

The Agency is pleased to announce Jeff Samuels as the Managing Director of The Agency Alamo. Bringing over 18 years of real estate experience to the role, Jeff was born and raised in Walnut Creek—and his real estate career was built in Alamo, where he went on to represent clients all throughout the San Ramon Valley and beyond. Over the course of his sales career, Jeff has been a top-producing agent at Better Homes Realty and served as Vice President/Manager at Compass, overseeing hundreds of agents throughout the East Bay.

The announcement comes after a year of impressive growth across The Agency NorCal. The Agency debuted its Los Altos office, led by Managing Director Quetzal Grimm, and an office in Los Gatos, spearheaded by Managing Partner Jeff Barnett. Jeff Samuels is actively involved with all NorCal strategy and offices in his role.


A Record-Breaking Alamo Sale

The Agency’s Jill Fusari made a major sale at 125 Stephanie Lane in Alamo this December. The jaw-dropping home sold for $9,250,000—the highest sale in the San Ramon Valley in 2022. Congratulations, Jill! Photo courtesy of Open Homes Photography.

Expansive, luxurious, immaculate and lavish, this oasis at the end of a private cul-de-sac offers upscale living with enticing amenities. The open chef’s kitchen comes equipped with high-end appliances and revolves around slab islands, while the sprawling grounds include patios, a pool, a covered loggia and an outdoor kitchen. There’s also a detached, one-bedroom guest cottage that could serve as an exercise room. 


Painting the Press Red

Local press hits galore. Explore the latest and greatest in NorCal.

Dwell featured 246 Montair Drive in Danville, represented by Mary Bonham and Erin Carrigg of The Agency. “For the first time, this stunning custom estate has hit the market,” wrote Dwell. “Designed and built by the current owner, special features include spectacular panoramic views of majestic Mt. Diablo and beyond, a magnificent working vineyard with four grape varieties, and an indoor swimming pool with a retractable roof surrounded by walls of glass. Portraying unique character and personality with a touch of France, this home is a secluded piece of paradise.”

Andrea Scott’s listing at 110 Wayland Lane in Downtown Alamo was also featured by Dwell. “Perfectly positioned on a private lane in the highly-desirable South Avenue neighborhood of Westside Alamo, this beautifully remodeled estate features five bedrooms and four bathrooms spanning 4,400 square feet on .50 acres,” wrote the publication. 

Mansion Global reported on Jill Fusari’s sale at 125 Stephanie Lane in Alamo. “It is the perfect combination of sophistication, elegance, and luxury with all the upgraded amenities,” Jill noted to Mansion Global. “The entry is dramatic, and I love being able to view the luxurious backyard oasis from the moment you enter the foyer area. It is situated in the most serene and private of settings, complete with olive and Redwood trees, meandering stone paths, rose bushes and hillside views.”


East Bay Gems

Real estate eye candy in the East Bay is just a click away. 

110 Wayland Lane | Downtown Alamo, Alamo

Represented by Andrea Scott

This beautifully remodeled and expanded five-bedroom estate includes a bonus room, 4.5 baths and 4,400 square feet of interiors on a half-acre. 


1941 Parkmont Drive | White Gate, Alamo

Represented by Jill Fusari

Boasting superb craftsmanship and attention to detail, this five-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom home also features a downstairs office and a 3,800-square-foot floor plan on a serene, private acre. 


246 Montair Drive | Las Trampas Hills, Danville

Represented by Mary Bonham and Erin Carrigg

This custom estate designed and built by the current owner includes breathtaking, panoramic views of majestic Mt. Diablo and beyond, a spectacular working vineyard with four grape varieties and an indoor swimming pool with a retractable roof surrounded by walls of glass.


126 Whispering Trees Lane | Del Amigo, Danville

Represented by Mary Bonham and Jill Fusari

Nestled among gorgeous Oak trees at the end of a cul-de-sac, this expansive single-story ranch home is situated on a park-like .81-acre private lot in one of Westside Danville’s most sought-after neighborhoods. 


7283 Lembert Hills Drive | East Dublin, Dublin

Represented by Sean Mauser and Margaret Combs

This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home features tailored amenities throughout including beautiful custom tile, hardwood floors, closet organizers, shutters and automatic shades. 


2358 Caballo Ranchero Drive | Mount Diablo Estate Park, Diablo

Represented by Michelle Torretta 

This elegant, custom-built Craftsman home provides panoramic views of the Mt. Diablo Foothills from abundant windows and skylights, vaulted ceilings, generously sized living spaces, wraparound decks and hardwood flooring throughout. 


3064 Lakemont Drive #5 | Canyon Lakes, San Ramon

Represented by Margaret Combs

This beautifully appointed home features hardwood floors throughout, soaring ceilings, a spacious living/dining room anchored by a cozy fireplace and great community amenities. 


3520 Orwood Road | Brentwood

Represented by Jim Wright

Boasting incredible woodwork throughout the home, this special property presents custom cabinetry, beautiful flooring, lush greenery, a large workshop, a walk-in cooler, an apricot orchard and so much more—all sitting on 10 amazing acres.

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