Experience the difference - personal ties and relationships turn a property into a home. Kirsten’s personal network combined with market tenure and Compass brand identity gives her clients a distinct advantage when buying or selling a home. Her clients often remark on the quality of her carefully chosen network of financial, logistical and other specialists. Her professional relationships open the door for her clients to be at home anywhere.
With over 15 years of experience as a Realtor®, Kirsten has built relationships with people from many diverse backgrounds and age groups, and with a variety of goals. She is well-equipped to understand today’s buyers and sellers by carefully listening and asking the right questions, helping them to articulate and achieve their needs and goals. Her passion is helping friends and clients on both the Ocean and Bay sides of the San Mateo Peninsula to find their place in the world.
Kirsten has been in the Real Estate industry since 2005, when she brought from the software industry her extensive experience with management, customer service, and support. Attributes she brings to the table include:
• Background in construction; helping clients envision a home’s possibilities
• Ability to maximize each client’s bottom line
• Outstanding individualized customer service
• Superior communication skills
• Excellent marketing tools and strategy
• Skill in navigating the complexity of contractual clauses, timeframes, and contingencies
• Experience in project planning and management and an eye for detail
• Professionalism well-grounded on solid business experience and academic achievement
She holds BBA (Business emphasizing Management Information Systems) and BS (Psychology) degrees from Southern Methodist University, having graduated Magna Cum Laude. As a veteran of many challenging management, software engineering, and technical customer support positions, Kirsten distinguished herself by delivering exceptional performance and service.
After moving to the Bay Area more than 30 years ago, Kirsten lived in Redwood City and Santa Clara, and worked in San Mateo, Palo Alto and Redwood shores. She is lucky to have the best of all worlds knowing so many Peninsula communities. She currently lives in Half Moon Bay, where she raised her family and enjoys living an active coastal lifestyle. She is active in her community, holding leadership positions with San Mateo County Association of Realtors, Sea Hugger, Half Moon Bay Coastside Chamber of Commerce, BNI Mavericks chapter, and supporting many other important organizations. She enjoys hiking and backpacking, biking, paddle boarding, and is expanding her cooking repertoire into a plant based diet.
And as a member of Palermo Properties Team and Top Agent Network, you can rest assured that you’re working with an extremely well-connected, talented agent and Top 10% producer. Our team of 6 agents possess diverse backgrounds and extensive experience, plus world-class marketing, technical resources, and negotiation skills. You will receive exceptional service and support from a seasoned group of professionals who have achievement of client goals as their #1 priority.