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A Real Estate Broker since 1974, Mary believes in creative problem solving, long lasting relationships, understanding of people and markets, experience with real estate sales, development, management and marketing- Mary brings all these qualities to every real estate transaction. Essential qualities include communication skills, trustworthiness, honor, character, empathy, kindness and adaptability.
Mary specializes in commercial and income property, luxury residential properties as well as land and ranch properties. Through her local and global Internet services she has access to buyers and properties in LoopNet, Propertyline, LandSource, World Properties Network, and Realtor.com plus many local and national real estate sites. and resources. She is a member of Luxury Properties International.
Her marketing and advertising includes Internet, print media, direct mail, referral networks, sphere of influence and agent-to-agent efforts. Online resources include Realtor websites, 4 Multiple Listing services, Trulia, Zillow, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and more. Mary believes in quick response to inquiries and questions by phone or email.
Mary has successfully represented buyers and sellers of single-family homes and condominiums, apartment and multi-family properties, office buildings, hotel and restaurant properties, resort and special use property. Mary is experienced in answering the requirements of today’s younger buyers who have a special style and method of communicating.
As a member of the International Real Estate community, Mary has successfully marketed and sold properties for buyers and sellers from many countries of the world including, Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, France, Great Britain, Germany and Iran. Mary is a member of the Frank Howard Allen International Services Division.
Mary has been active in the community and has held leadership positions with Boards of Realtors, Women’s Council of Realtors and community organizations.
As a member of the 13-member panel she was a leader in the Lake Tahoe Presidential Forum in Summer 1997 and subsequent legislative efforts.
Background and Experience:
EDUCATION: BA – English, Linguistics and Library Science: University of California at Berkeley. Postgraduate and professional education in appraisal, real estate finance, international brokerage, agency, and other real estate subjects.
EXPERIENCE: Brokerage and Management: Residential and commercial real estate brokerage and sales, real estate development of projects from acquisition through entitlements to sales management, finance and feasibility, construction management, land acquisition, non-profit organization management.
REAL ESTATE: Licensed broker in Nevada 1974 - 2004,
California 1985- Present
National Association of Realtors, California Association of Realtors
Marin Association of Realtors
West Contra Costa Multiple Listing Service
Tahoe Sierra Multiple Listing Service
Brokerage: MGI International Real Estate
Broker-Associate with Frank Howard Allen Realtors- San Rafael
Broker-Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate- San Rafael
Broker-Associate with Lyon Real Estate- Auburn
Broker-Associate with McGuire Real Estate- Mill Valley
REAL ESTATE PRACTICE:
Residential Properties Consistent top producer in single family and condominium homes from $100,000 to $16,000,000 in Marin County, Aubnrn-Foothills area, North Lake Tahoe.
Multi-Family and Apartment Properties
Apartments ranging from 5 to 100 units
Ranch and Subdivision properties:
Alioto Ranch 1500 acres, Placer County
Garden Bar Ranch 662.5 acres South Nevada County
Timilick: Broker of record for golf-course subdivision development in Truckee California, Coordination of sale and marketing teams with Public Report, State and local documents and requirements
Various projects; Coordination with land planning and development. Assistance with zoning and approvals, public hearings
Conservation and Land Trust sale of conservation easement to Placer Land trust
Negotiation for purchase by Bear Yuba Land Trust (Nevada County)
California Tahoe Conservancy Sale of properties and development rights to and from private property owners and State of California.
Bed and Breakfast Inn
Professional office buildings
Retail and Restaurant properties
Industrial and warehouse properties.
Broker of Record: Timilick Properties Truckee, California
Supervised sales, reviewed all transaction documents, coordinated with owners.
Broker/Manager: MGI International Real Estate: Four sales agents, one assistant.
Coaching, transaction review, office meetings including pertinent articles, speakers, information, etc. Coached agents on business plans, problem solving, conflict resolution, marketing and transactions.
Executive Director: Tahoe Sierra Preservation Council: a non-profit organization of some 2,000 members representing property rights issues in the Lake Tahoe Region. Speaker at local and national forums on Tahoe-related issues. Chair and Founding member: Tahoe Truckee Regional Economic Coalition. Past Director: Sierra Business Council.
Vacation Rental Management: Tyrolian Village Rentals, Incline Village, Nevada. Managed 15 full-time rentals and over 30 vacation home rentals. Supervised services, did accounting and disbursement of funds, transaction records for owners and Nevada Real Estate Division.
In partnership with Faradg Gilanfarr Architect
1978-1986 The Gilanfarr Company: development of condominium projects and subdivisions in Incline Village Nevada and North Lake Tahoe California. Associate broker for a lot sale subdivision Tyrolian Village with 86 lots. Supervised a sales force of 8 agents. Handled Public Reports and escrow documentation.
1984-1986 Camp Richardson Resort South Lake Tahoe, California General Manager of 525 lodging units (350 campground sites
1986-1988 The Lusk Company Irvine, California Major subdivision developer
Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer. Prepared preliminary feasibility studies
for master planned communities in Riverside and San Diego Counties.
Woman of the Year: First Senate District, California
Realtor of the Year – Incline Village, Nevada
Senior Executive Associate, Top Ten Percent: Lyon & Associates, Realtors
Masters Club - Placer County Association of Realtors
Vice President Women’s Council of Realtors- Placer County Chapter
Chair, Tahoe-Truckee Regional Economic Coalition
Chair, Tahoe Environmental Resource Commission
Speaker/Member, 1997 Presidential Forum Organizing Committee
Don Beck Award for Outstanding Promotion of Property Rights
Broker-Agent of the Month August 2006 Broker Agent Magazine
Who’s Who in American Business, and Who’s Who in International Real Estate.