Rick Smith- Broker
Rick has a passion for real estate. With more than a decade’s experience as a mortgage broker, home builder and property broker, Rick is skilled in just about every area of the real estate industry. In addition to Real Estate, Rick has over 20 years of experience in sales & marketing with a heavy focus on technology and SAS internet based tools. He was once dubbed “The Voice of United Airlines” for creating a consumer facing inflight video about the significance of a revolutionary coffee cup his former company, Microgreen, was pioneering in the airline industry. When he’s not working, he can be found charging down a mountain on a bike or snowboard or losing a bunch of balls on the golf course.
Wade Luders- Agent
A Southern California native, Wade brings over 20 years of diverse business knowledge and a service background to his real estate clients. Drawing on experiences from past careers in federal law enforcement and the high-tech industry, Wade founded two Silicon Valley start-ups and created a home care agency for San Jose seniors. Now focused on buying, rehabbing, selling, and renting real estate investment properties, he helps new and seasoned investors get started in the complex Bay Area real estate market.
Tia Smith- Operations
Real Estate is in Tia’s blood. Raised in a family of Bay Area real estate professionals she doesn’t just have real estate experience – she’s lived it. Tia has been a participant in the construction of countless properties from concept to creation in what many revere to be on the forefront of real estate architecture and design. She excelled as marking director at the first online title and escrow company and has served as EA to top venture capitalists and Silicon Valley CEO’s. Tia’s attention to detail and a lifetime of real estate experience coupled with 20+ years in marketing, sales, management, and executive assistant roles makes her an operations dynamo.
Maria Mancuso- Agent
Very excited to announce our newest team member to our Firm. Maria Mancuso has joined our team and will cover our Southern California market.
Bryon Smith- Agent
Bryon Smith - Representing our East Bay Office
Born and raised in the East Bay, Bryon brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience to our firm. His recent success in residential solar sales helped him develop a vast knowledge of the Bay Area’s geography and booming residential real estate market. He is fluent in solar leasing programs as well as home improvement “PACE” financing and is a valuable resource when assisting his clients buying or selling their home. Majoring in architecture and business management in college gives him a unique perspective on the opportunities surrounding Bay Area real estate. He is passionate about his work / life balance and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter as well as riding motorcycles and playing golf.
Mike Little- Agent
Mike Little - Representing our South Bay Office
Michael brings over 2 decades of title, escrow and customer service management. Prior to joining our firm Michael was the director of customer service for a Bay Area startup managing and training personnel in all aspects of the customer experience. His focus on process and procedural orientation combined with over a decade of experience as a top producing escrow officer helps him excel throughout the entire real estate buying and selling cycle. Michael has a bachelor’s degree in business and is a Bay Area native. When he’s not working he’s focused on staying fit and raising his three beautiful daughters.