Mary brings a wealth of skill, professionalism and over twenty years of experience to her clients. After graduating from the University of Pittsburg with a degree in pharmacy, Mary moved to the Bay Area where she has enjoyed living for over thirty years. Her knowledge, negotiating skills, friendly demeanor and honesty - hallmarks of her well deserved and noted success - are appreciated by her clients and business associates alike. Her skill in successfully selling many of the Peninsula's largest estates is unmatched.
Since entering the real estate business, Mary has demonstrated exceptional ability in the field. She has been a top producer for many years and has been recognized both locally and nationally for her success
In 2005 Mary was proud to be joined in her business by her son Brent. Brent grew up in Palo Alto, attending Phillips Brooks School and Menlo School before graduating from the University of Arizona with a degree in Economics. After working at Wachovia Securities in San Francisco, he partnered with Mary at Alain Pinel. Their sales volume in residential real estate has exceeded 2.4 BILLION DOLLARS. In the last 8 years she has averaged over $1,000,000,000 in sales per year and to date in 2011 her sales are over $176,000,000.
Mary and Brent are currently recognized and ranked #2 by sales volume by "Real Trends" and "The Wall Street Journal" as "Residential Real Estate Top Sales Professionals" in the United States. Rankings for past years:
Their serving area includes the San Francisco Peninsula towns of Atherton, Woodside, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, and Menlo Park. Mary and Brent have sold many of the most notable and landmark estates in the area.
Mary and Brent have a full-time licensed assistant, Pat Ewart, who has worked with them for over 11 years.
Mary and Brent showcase their listings on their website at http://www.gullixson.com, and utilize the services of an extensive network of local and global contacts to market their clients' properties. Their clients include many well known and successful venture capitalists, company founders, entrepreneurs, high tech executives and investors.