Keri Nicholas

REALTOR® Lic.#01198898

Keri was born and raised in Atherton and has an intimate understanding of the local markets. For more than a decade, she has continued to have the #1 market share in Menlo Park. Keri’s reputation is built on providing the highest standard of integrity and work ethic, she consistently gets her clients the highest price per foot based on her strategic formula. She’s known for her attention to detail and fair, yet keen negotiating. Keri has been recognized for more than 13 years by the Wall Street Journal for being one of the top 20 residential agents in the nation.

Keri and her family live in Portola Valley.

(650) 533-7373

Courtney Charney

REALTOR® Lic.#01756013

Raised and educated in Menlo Park, Palo Alto, and Atherton, Courtney Charney has an unparalleled understanding of the local area, its schools, and its communities. Courtney is renowned for her ability to help clients identify the neighborhood and home that is right for them. Her unique, informed perspective and detail-oriented follow through create a superior level of personalized service and real estate success.

Courtney and her husband have a daughter and live in Atherton.

(650) 773-3758

Loren Dakin

Broker Lic.#01030193

Loren is a second-generation realtor and Peninsula native who has spent nearly two decades using his extensive knowledge of local schools and communities to find the right home for his clients. His hardworking style combines unparalleled customer service with practical knowledge that makes clients feel well-represented and consistently produces winning results. With more than ten years ranked in the top 1% of agents nationwide, Loren’s sales volume is a testament to the trust his clients place in him year after year.

Loren has four children and lives in Portola Valley.

(650) 714-8662

Valerie Soltau

REALTOR® Lic.#01223247

For more than 21 years, Valerie has specialized in real estate sales on the Peninsula. As a lifelong resident of Menlo Park, Valerie knows the different communities and realizes the value of a home is more than just the beauty of a house or it’s landscape; it’s the community, recreation, schools and neighbors. Valerie is a well-connected, professional Realtor, with a hands on, sleeves rolled up style that will meet and exceed every expected and unforeseen need.

When working with clients, Valerie customizes a plan, adapts to a changing market, negotiates the best price, and follows up on the details. Her unique sales and custom marketing strategy maximizes the exposure of your home.

(650) 464-3896

Kay Wang

REALTOR® Lic.#01936871

Kay moved to Bay Area in 1994 to pursue a career in high tech after receiving her Master’s degree in Computer Science. Becoming a resident of Menlo Park in 1999 and raising two children within the community, Kay is intimately familiar with the Mid-Peninsula area. With her background in high tech product development, project management and customer support, Kay brings to her clients proven skills that will assist them to negotiate through a smooth transaction. She has demonstrated great success since entering the business in 2013. In 2016, she was ranked top 100 among all San Francisco Bay Area agents and #40 nationwide in average sale price. Kay is looking forward to being part of your success story in real estate.

(650) 888-6968

Shary Symon

REALTOR® Lic.#01098351

Shary was born and raised in Palo Alto, and attended the local public schools. She began her real estate career almost twenty years ago because she recognized a different approach to real estate was needed. She understood the best way to serve clients was to be an advisor; not a sales woman. She is well known in the community for her endless energy, creative marketing ideas, and renovating and staging vision. She is also an excellent negotiator, and her honesty and dedication to the service of our clients gives us an advantage in today’s market.

(650) 400-3946

Scott Symon

REALTOR® Lic.#01363506

Scott was raised in Portola Valley, and headed east for college. He graduated with honors from Boston College with a B.S. in Management and Finance, and quickly returned to the warmer climate of the Bay Area. Before directing his energies to real estate, he was Vice President of Investments and a financial consultant for a large brokerage firm. He employs his strong financial background to analyze market conditions, investment opportunities, and economic trends. Scott feels strongly about building lasting relationships with his clients by providing the best possible service and expertise in renovating, staging, contract negotiation and knowledge of the real estate market.

(415) 407-0707

Janise Taylor

REALTOR® Lic.#01499609

Born and raised in Atherton, Janise is a third generation Menlo Park area resident. Janise works with both buyers and sellers on the Peninsula, but her main area of focus is Menlo Park and surrounding cities. She brings to the Bay Area real estate market a wealth of skill, experience and professionalism. Year after year, Janise has continued to focus on her clients both past and present. Janise is a proud member of an elite Realtor Network, which has select agents from various companies that discuss all aspects of the current market. In addition to being a hard-working real estate professional, she is an active member of her 3 son’s sports programs and schools (Saint Francis and Menlo-Atherton). She spends her free time playing competitive Tennis at a high level as well as hiking the dish and traveling with her family.

‭(650) 302-2083‬

Kevin Barranti

REALTOR® Lic.#02019329

With major successes as an entrepreneur and at two Silicon Valley startups, Kevin brings his talents back to his real estate roots in the Bay Area. Representing buyers and sellers from San Francisco to the Mid-Peninsula, Kevin leads the way in delivering a first-class, client-focused experience using technology and a variety of cutting-edge tools to streamline his approach. He provides his clients with real-time market updates, keeping pace with the highly competitive Bay Area market. He continually monitors market trends and conditions so that his clients can make well-informed decisions, and he simplifies transaction management with electronic documents and signatures.

Kevin’s services extend well beyond conveniences enabled by technology. His success is built on his inherent ability to engage deeply with people, building strong client relationships based on trust, mutual respect, and honest and open communication. Kevin’s hands-on, personal approach is based on his clients’ individual needs and objectives. He understands that buying and selling a home can sometimes be complex and emotionally charged, and he is committed to providing the most positive and stress-free experience as possible throughout the journey.

(650) 867-9612

Linda Xu

REALTOR® Lic.#01425342

Linda’s diverse professional background, ranging from journalism to technology consulting, established a foundation for her success over almost 20 years in the peninsula real estate market. Her unique understanding of the needs of both buyers and sellers, from the East and the West, combine to deliver a level of unmatched service excellence. Born in China, Linda worked in Beijing after receiving her bachelor’s degree, then studied in Japan before moving to the US for graduate school 31 years ago.

Linda is committed to developing home buying and selling strategies that focus on specific client requirements. She’s an effective negotiator; skilled at resolving wide ranging issues, leaving no stone unturned when it comes to meeting and exceeding her client’s goals.

Linda and her family live in Palo Alto.

(650) 862-7078

Shane Stent

REALTOR® Lic.#01868925

Shane was born and raised in Woodside and currently lives in Menlo Park. His background in finance, marketing and business development combined with a strong reputation for integrity, has proven useful for clients since he started real estate in 2008. When not helping clients realize their home goals, Shane can be found coaching volleyball for local club and high school teams, working for his non-profit ( or shuttling his two children around the SF Peninsula.

(650) 787-3775

Rita Intardonato

REALTOR® Lic.#02128281

Rita, a native New Yorker, has a dynamic professional background that has taken her around the world including Tokyo and Beijing for the better part of a decade. After receiving her MA in linguistics from Columbia University, she spent her first decade as a professional in academia until a unique opportunity arose to support the CEO and Founder of a Fortune 500 ecommerce company in China. Part of this demanding role involved the acquisition of global properties as well as estate management, ultimately leading to her foray into real estate.

With an unflappable work ethic and a data-driven approach to meet the needs of her sophisticated Silicon Valley clients, Rita exceeded $100M in residential real estate transactions within her first 2 years of being licensed. She studies her market, so that she can instill confidence in her clients and provide creative and effective strategies to reach the finish line. She applies her global knowledge and executive experience to bring superior client support backed by astute insight, thoughtful communication, and focused attention on client needs.

Rita calls Menlo Park home where she lives with her family and beloved rescue dog.

(650) 519-7747

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