A professional in the real estate industry since 2000, Doug prides himself on his customer service. He is always accessible to his clients, striving to build lifelong client relationships. This approach has proven successful; helping him build a business based 100% on referrals from past clients.
Real Estate and Finance Background
Since he was young, Doug was always drawn to architecture. After visiting a Frank Lloyd Wright home for the first time, he was instantly interested in the design aspect of structures. This interest turned into talents, allowing him to create value for clients through staging and design today. When he attended school at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, his interest in real estate became his focus. He earned a degree in Finance with a concentration in real estate investment.
Doug's first professional experience was at Arthur Anderson LLP in their valuation practice where he worked performing commercial real estate valuation, commercial real estate consulting, business valuation, and cost segment analysis. He also spent time at a commercial real estate investment company as an analyst. When he decided to become a full-time residential broker in 2002, he immediately knew he found the right fit. As a top producing agent, it wasn't long before he was asked to recruit, mentor, and train other agents while contributing in a management role as a sales manager.
Offering Experience and Expertise
Now a full-service sales associate at Coldwell Banker's Los Altos office, he maximizes the company's strong brand, leading-edge resources, and team to support his clients. After many years in the business, Doug has worked on a variety of deals, offering extensive experience with each transaction. He has found success throughout his career, during the highs and lows of the market. From working with first-time homebuyers to supporting CEOs, CFOs, major executives, and real estate investors, he puts every client first. By combining his finance and investment expertise with his years of experience, he can guide clients through every step of the process.
Doug's main goal is helping people get wherever they need to go. He also has a group of recommended professionals he works with from inspectors, lenders, and beyond, he's there every step of the way.
In addition, Doug assists clients in relocating and guiding them as they adjust to their new area. From doctors and dentists to carpenters and painters, and everything in between, Doug can make a recommendation. Plus, for those looking to move out of the area, Doug is a certified relocation specialist and has access to brokers all over the world.
In his free time, Doug enjoys international and domestic travel, biking, skiing, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, boating, and any kind of physical fitness. He is also a passionate foodie and loves acting as concierge ¿ recommending restaurants for his clients. Doug also supports many of his clients' charities.
Recognitions and Certifications
Top Producer (2005-2022)
Global Luxury Property Specialist
Coldwell Banker International President's Circle
Coldwell Banker International Diamond Society
Coldwell Banker International Sterling Society
Cartus Relocation Specialist
Member of National Association of REALTORS®, CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®