Alain Pinel Realtors, the nation’s sixth-largest real estate brokerage, today announces the promotion of Joanne Zavlaris as its new career development director for the North Bay. In her new role, Zavlaris will oversee career development, training, mentoring and coaching for both new and experienced APR agents in San Francisco, Sonoma, Marin and other parts of San Francisco’s North Bay area.
In addition to her time as a Realtor, Zavlaris has more than 20 years experience in corporate and real-estate professional development and training in both the Marin and San Francisco markets.
“Throughout Joanne’s career she has built a reputation as an effective coach and mentor. Her market knowledge, experience and ability to relate to others are just a few of the skills she will bring to this new role,” said Rainy Hake, COO of APR. “We are thrilled to apply Joanne’s knowledge and experience to our training team, and we look forward to the positive results ahead.”
Most recently, Zavlaris served as the company’s office administrator and assistant sales manager for the company’s San Francisco-Buchanan office. She received an English degree from San Jose State University and holds industry certifications including Interwise and Spin Selling.
“Joanne adds a unique combination of years of hyper-local real estate market expertise and exceptional training skills to what is already one of the strongest training teams in the industry,” said Bard Williams, vice president of Training at APR. “She will help APR continue to offer the best possible training experience for our agents.”
We think there’s something enchanting about the partially subterranean home at 1472 Cougar Lane, Santa Rosa—and Architectural Digest agreed. Gary Tucker, protege of Frank Lloyd Wright, built this modern yet cozy home as his private residence, integrating it into the into the green hills all around.
Read more and scroll through the breathtaking photos over at Architectural Digest.
To listing contact agent Lance Fulford and see even more photos, click here.
Continuing to lead the real estate market as the fifth largest brokerage in the U.S. based on sales volume and the largest privately held real estate brokerage in California, Alain Pinel Realtors® (APR) today announces its 2015 transactions topped more than $12 billion for the year, exceeding the company’s 2014 transaction numbers by more than $1 billion.
“Twenty-six years ago we revolutionized the practice of real estate in California. What we achieved in 2015 demonstrates our continued leadership of the market,” said APR President, Founder and CEO Paul L. Hulme. “Alain Pinel Realtors remains the gold standard for professionalism and integrity in real estate by employing outstanding professionals and continuing to innovate with cutting edge technology, creative marketing and best practice tools that have been central to our success since 1990.”
With hundreds of millions of dollars transacted across each of the company’s 33 offices in 2015, four locations differentiated themselves by exceeding $1 billion in transaction volume in their individual markets, including:
- Menlo Park with $1.726 billion
- Los Gatos with $1.28 billion
- Los Altos with $1.275 billion
- Palo Alto with $1.219 billion
“Our international reach and affiliations with luxury networks, including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio®, have distinguished Alain Pinel Realtors among the world’s most discerning buyers, sellers and investors,” noted APR COO Rainy Hake. “It’s that reach and reputation that provides our clients with a distinct advantage when buying or selling a home in key markets within Northern California. We continue to grow our business because our agents are sought by those looking for the finest service and properties in the state of California.”
Adding to APR’s record-breaking transaction volume in 2015 was the company’s investment property arm, APR Investment Group. The group ended the year with more than $290 million in closed transactions through the acquisition and divestiture of its clients’ investment properties that include multi-unit apartments, office buildings, retail centers, industrial properties, hospitality facilities and undeveloped land.
Please join us in welcoming our newest additions to the Alain Pinel Realtors family.