Steve gives clients creative, intelligent, and sound counsel, a positive attitude, and good humor. His diverse background as an urban planner, builder, and investor ensures that he provides buyers and sellers with comprehensive and thoughtful service.
Steve graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in International Development and later received a Masters's Degree in Urban Planning. After a research fellowship in India, he joined a Washington D.C.-based international urban planning consulting firm and worked in Morocco, Tunisia, Bosnia, Cambodia, and Southern Sudan.
Upon returning to the San Francisco Bay Area, he worked with Jerry Brown as a research and policy advisor during Brown’s run for Mayor of Oakland. After realizing that a desk job as an urban planner stateside wasn’t his cup of tea, he began purchasing and rehabilitating houses. He performed and managed every aspect of home building from design, permits, and foundation all the way to finish and staging for sale. He has in-depth knowledge of residential construction, a keen eye for design, and a knack for devising innovative solutions. If you are considering purchasing or selling a home in Marin County and would like to have a conversation about strategy, valuation, or the general pulse of the market, he would be happy to meet you.