About Me

About Me

Geri is a second generation native Californian, who has lived in almost every region of the state, and has relatives and friends scattered everywhere!  She was raised in South Pasadena, and attended the University of Southern California, for more years than her parents cared to remember. She eventually continued her graduate studies at Claremont University, in the organizational psychology doctoral program.

For Geri, education is power.  She believes in empowering each client with as much knowledge as possible, and then helping that client turn knowledge into wisdom.  Geri’s commitment to acquiring knowledge does not stop with her clients.  She considers herself a life-long learner and is continually educating herself.  She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology, and has been a psychologist, as well as an school district administrator and independent consultant in the area of special education, prior to entering the real estate profession 

In the field of real estate, Geri continues to actively expand her knowledge base and expertise, as evidenced by her obtaining the prestigious designations of Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR), 
Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), e-Pro Designation, Certified New Home Specialist, Certified Home Marketing Specialist, Transnational Referral Specialist, and is a graduate of the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), as well as being a Fortune Bulder Mastery student.

Geri has been a full-time realtor since 1998.  She specializes in providing the highest quality of personalized professional services, customized to meet each client’s unique needs and goals.  Achievement of her client’s interests and goals is the singular focus, before, during and after the transaction is complete.  Her singular goal is to be her clients’ trusted real estate advisor for life!

  • Certified Residential Specialist CRS)
  • Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
  • Certified Home Marketing Specialist
  • Certified New Homes Specialist
  • E-Pro Designation
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
  • Transnational Referral Specialist Designation (TRS)
  • Accredited Staging Professional (ASP)
  • Full-time professional real estate consultant since 1998
  • Over twenty-five years experience in business, marketing, contract negotiations, educational administration and psychology


  • Graduate of the University of Southern California, and Claremont Graduate School
    • A.B., cum laude, English; minors, Art and French
    • M.S., Educational Psychology
    • Teaching, Pupil Personnel Services, and Administrative Credentials
    • Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology



  • Languages: French, German, and conversational Spanish



  • Second generation native Californian



  • Have traveled extensively throughout the United States and internationally (lived and studied in Austria)



  • Awarded Certificate of Valor, State of California



  • Professional Affiliations & Community Involvement:
    • American Association of University Women
    • Commonwealth Club of California
    • City of Lafayette Creeks Committee
    • Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
    • University of Southern California - East Bay Alumni Club
    • Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay (Board Member)
    • Contra Costa Board of Realtors
    • California Association of Realtors
    • National Association of Realtors
    • Council of Residential Specialists
    • Oakland Community After School Alliance (OCASA)
    • Global Education Partnership, Board Member



  • Extensive knowledge of educational systems and schools, particularly particularly in regard to services for individuals with disabilities



  • Knowledgeable of local, national, and international real estate markets, investment options and opportunities



  • Dedicated to providing the highest quality of personalized service, meticulous attention to detail, and to achieving each client's unique objectives!


    My clients receive the benefit of my full and focused attention, directed at achieving their goals within their timelines!