About Me


Buying or selling a home is a multi-step process that involves making more than a few very important decisions. As your Real Estate Consultant, I am here to make sure that everything will be as seamless and stress-free as it can be. My goal is to look out for your best interests and to stay by your side every step of the way.My specialty is in the sale and marketing of residential real estate in San Marino, South Pasadena, Pasadena, San Gabriel, Alhambra, Sierra Madre, Arcadia, La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta and surrounding communities. I am proud to be a constant award winner and top producer. My expertise are in home staging and consulting, marketing and negotiating, to achieve top results!

I believe in taking my profession to the highest level of quality service. Always placing the person before the sale, I match the client to the property and lifestyle whether the property is a “starter home” or an “upscale estate.” I pride myself in the care and service that I provide, always ensuring my clients are completely happy and satisfied, with uncompromising ethics.

As a seasoned sales professional with over 20 years of sales and marketing success, I have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from USC and an MBA from Pepperdine University. As a highly respected premier Realtor, I have my finger on the pulse of local real estate listings. My local market knowledge, marketing saavy and expertise has earned me the distinction of being in the top 1% of Realtors in the country.

I utilize the latest technologies including online marketing, social media and global marketing sites. I use these tools to assist you in finding your dream home or buyer for your home. I am a Global Property Specialist which is a special designation carried by those who conduct significant real estate business throughout the US and abroad.



  • B.S. Business Marketing, U.S.C.
  • M.B.A., Pepperdine University
  • 20+ years of successful sales experience
  • Speaks Mandarin Chinese
  • Global Property Specialist
  • Luxury Property Specialist
  • Recipient of Platinum Elite (Top 1% of Realtors)
  • Director, Portfolio Fine Properties Division
  • #1 Agent in San Marino
  • San Marino Chamber of Commerce
  • San Marino Recreation Commissioner (2007-2014)
  • Top 200 Realtors – Pasadena Magazine – 2014
  • U.S.C. Alumni Association

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