Teresa is a hard-working, results-oriented professional with a business school education and an entrepreneurial disposition. Full time as a Realtor since March of 2002, she brings 15 years of successful corporate sales, marketing and entrepreneurial experience to real estate. Her experience as a successful real estate investor provides invaluable hands-on expertise. She has participated in multiple restoration and renovation projects of older homes and small buildings, and has first-hand knowledge and understanding of the associated process and its costs.
Teresa is passionate about helping others reach their real estate goals. She loves this aspect of residential real estate, and approaches the task with focus and enthusiasm. She is fun, efficient, and all about the details.
Teresa is an expert at both marketing and negotiation. In 2014, her listings were chosen as LA Times Hot Property, Haute Living''s Home of the Week, and for a prestigious Dwell Designation. Her negotiation skills on both the buy and sell side, have inspired client reviews such as "strategy to impress Don Corleone", "relentlessly pursued my best interests" and "frankly, without Teresa''s negotiating expertise, we would not have gotten the house".
Born and reared in Oklahoma and Texas, Teresa attended the Tulane University in New Orleans and Mills College in Oakland before graduating and attending both the Annenberg and Marshall schools at USC. She is a dedicated LA eastsider and long-time resident of LA''s Eastside communities including Pasadena, Altadena, Sierra Madre and Los Feliz.
Teresa currently lives in Altadena. She has served her community as a member of the Altadena Town Counsel, board member for NCL Pasadena, AYSO soccer coach, YWCA and La Canada Spartan League basketball coach, President of the Pacific Oaks Parents'' Association, chairperson of the Board of Directors for Vox Femina LA, board member for Casa De Las Amigas recovery home and member of the Junior League of Los Angeles. She belongs to her local chapters of the Kappa Alpha Theta and Mills College alumnae associations. Something unique about Teresa? She delivered the commencement address at both her high school and college graduation.