Kyle 101

Kyle works for Pacific Union International | Christie’s Great Estates. He is a designated Certified Residential Specialist (”CRS”) – one of just a few in Marin County – and a Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist. His listings sell faster and for more money than those of his competitors. Kyle is also one of the top buyer’s agents in Marin, with his buyer clients paying significantly less for their homes (contact Kyle to find out how this impacts your bottom line).

Kyle is an expert in marketing and selling Marin County homes and is regularly interviewed and quoted by local and national media, including The Marin IJ, Tiburon Ark, Novato Advance, Novato Patch, The Wall Street JournalThe Financial TimesMarin Extraordinary Living, and The Residential Specialist. Kyle has also been featured on HGTV’s House Hunters.

Kyle holds a Broker’s license and is a former attorney with the US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and a litigator with two top-flight firms in San Francisco.

Before joining Pacific Union International | Christie’s Great Estates, Kyle was one of Frank Howard Allen Realtor’s top Marin agents in listings, sales volume, and transactions. He was the top grossing agent for the Novato office (out of 40+ agents) and a member of the exclusive Chairman’s Circle of Excellence. Kyle was also merited with the Founder’s Award, given to one agent each year (out of 500+) for exemplary service to the community. He was also awarded with Frank Howard Allen’s Customer Service Award for the years 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

Professional Memberships, Licenses, Certifications

  • Broker License, California Department of Real Estate
  • Advisory Counsel, Frank Howard Allen Realtors
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist)
  • Member, The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Member, Marin Association of Realtors
  • Member, Bay Area Real Estate Information Services
  • NAR e-Pro Certified
  • Residential Construction Certified (”RCS”)
  • Certified New Home Specialist (”CNHS”)
  • Graduate, Listing University

Kyle is a licensed real estate broker with the largest and most respected real estate company in Marin and Sonoma counties. Before entering real estate, Kyle practiced law in the San Francisco offices of two top-flight law firms and also clerked with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Kyle’s Mission Statement

“My goal is to change the way you feel about buying and selling real estate and my approach is straight-forward:

  1. I take my fiduciary duty seriously and always “tell it like it is”;
  2. I will aggressively negotiate the best possible outcome;
  3. I treat each transaction with care; and
  4. I will do everything I can to remain your closest and most trusted real estate advisor. I earn my reputation one relationship at a time.”

Interests and Activities

Outside of work, Kyle spends his time with his wife, Joanna, and daughters, Scarlett and Sienna. They like to hang out at the beach, watch movies, go to Giants games, play soccer, run around in circles until they fall down (only the girls like this), and obey their Marin Humane Society rescue dog, Carmen — a delightful black lab.

Community Involvement

Kyle is committed to helping improve the quality of life of others through direct donations, dedication of time and efforts, and providing free resources to local charities.

Below is a partial list of organizations that Kyle supports regularly: American Red Cross, Homeward Bound of Marin, Ritter Center, Image for Success, Labor Day at the Lake, Humane Society, Marin County Schools, The Quest, Goodwill, Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Italian Street Festival/Youth in Arts, Glide Memorial Church, Good Soles, Hospice by the Bay, Marin Legal Aid, Magana Family Fund, and the Marin Justice Center.